Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 02 October 2012 14:11Nikkel to sell, sign books Saturday
Larry Nikkel, former Tabor College president and Hillsboro resident, will be selling and signing copies of his recently released autobiography from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Java Jays concession area inside the college’s student center.
“Leading and Following: The Path of Service” also is available at the Tabor Bookstore, the Hillsboro Free Press office and at the Free Press online store at hillsborofreepress.com.
Ghost tour planned Oct. 20 in Marion
The Marion Historical Museum is sponsoring a “Ghost Tour” Oct. 20. Participants will leave the museum by “ghost trolley” at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. or 9 p.m.
Tickets are $2 and are available at the museum; children...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 25 September 2012 14:01Country Stitchers to meet Oct. 1
Country Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 East D St.
Final plans for the quilt show will be made, along with a discussion about going Oct. 8 to McPherson’s guild program.
Seniors’ annual meeting set Oct. 18
The Senior Citizens of Marion County Inc. Board are inviting the public to its 52nd annual meeting Oct. 18 at the Hillsboro Senior Center.
The cost to attend the meeting and meal is $5. Those planning to attend can pay for their registration at their local senior center or contact the Marion County Department on Aging at 620-382-3580.
This year’s program includes patriotic music and a patriotic dramatic reading. In...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 18 September 2012 14:12Hymn sing set for Sept. 23 at HMBC
The monthly community hymn is at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.
The event includes singing, prayer, and scripture reading. Those attending will have the opportunity to select favorite hymns.
The theme will be "Does God Change His Mind?" with Steve Vincent coordinating. Lewis Hagen will be the trumpeter.
Mountain Man Rendezvous slated
Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, six miles north of Canton, is having its 19th annual Mountain Man Rendezvous Oct. 5, 6 and 7.
Visitors will take a step back in time to the 1800s with men and women dressed in buckskins demonstrating their lifestyle by setting up primitive camps and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 11 September 2012 15:46Two women from Wichita will be the presenters at “Chasing Your Tale: A Family History and Genealogy Workshop,” a two-session event for the beginning or seasoned genealogist Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum. The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. with signup ending at 1:30 p.m.
Katie Funk Wiebe, author of the book “Writing Your Personal or Family History,” will speak on how to collect and record the stories of one’s life.
Sara Orr Jones will speak on, “Random Thoughts about Genealogy,” including some sleuthing strategies for discovering stories “hiding in plain sight.”
The workshop fee of $10 per person includes a light lunch, a composition book and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 11 September 2012 15:44Free fishing derby slated in Herington
The James Weber Memorial Fishing Derby, sponsored by Centre High School’s FFA Chapter, is planned for 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.
The derby will be at Father Padilla Memorial Park, 501 N. Broadway, Herington, with registration beginning at 9 a.m.
The event is free and open to children ages 6 through 12, but everyone is asked to bring his or her own fishing pole.
Bait will be provided and prizes will be awarded.
Goessel Elementary plans fundraiser
The Goessel Elementary School’s parent-teacher organization is selling trash bags to help fund school projects this year.
The bags come in a variety quantities and sizes: 65 bags with 15-gallon capacity; 25 bags with...
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