Written by Administrator Wednesday, 11 July 2007 05:47Daily LifeHead Start taking items for Coffeyville
Head Start of Marion-McPherson County is collecting donated items through July 12 to be transported to Coffeyville to help those displaced by the flood.
Requested items are disposable diapers, wet wipes, children’s games, toys, markers, crayons and paper.
Items may be taken to the Good News Christian Fellowship in Marion from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Thursday.
If doors are locked, leave the items outside the door.Girl Scouts training in Marion July 12
Girl Scouts ages 14-18 from all over the Flint Hills area are coming to Marion County on Thursday, July 12, to meet with local community leaders as part of their training in a Girl Scout program titled “Challenge Yourself...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Thursday, 05 July 2007 05:10Click image to enlarge
The four living children of G.M. and Helena Warkentin were honored at a reunion of descendants Tuesday evening, June 26, at Parkview Church in Hillsboro. The children are (from left) Ruth Wenger, 90, Mary Thiessen, 98, Lydia McDonald, 92, and Helen, who was observing her 93rd birthday. With them are Helen’s husband Ike Thiessen, 95, and Elma Warkentin, 87, a sister-in-law. The evening included a meal as well as visiting and reminiscing. Also participating were: J.D. and Nancy Unruh, Glen and Lois Janzen, Eunice and Darrell Doerksen, Lyle and Betty Jones from Wichita; Janet Hein, Ron Warkentin, Joyce Kessler, Arlene Schale, Lyndon Thiessen and family from Hillsboro. Attending from other...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Thursday, 05 July 2007 05:07Card shower request for Vinduska’s 101st
Amelia Vinduska will celebrate her 101st birthday July 10.
Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 258, Marion KS 66861.Marion library plans July 13 party
Marion City Library will be holding a party to celebrate the end of its summer reading program at 7 p.m. July 13 at the Marion City Auditorium.
Sponsored by Central National Bank, Rob Holladay will entertain with storytelling, magic and music.
Following the program will be a walk back to the library to celebrate the five-year anniversary of the new library at the old depot.
Ice cream from Schwann’s will be served at 8 p.m.
For more information, call the library at 620-382-2442. The public is invited to attend. Life Line Screening July 10...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 26 June 2007 16:49Festivities July 3 at Schaeffler House
U.S. Congressman Jerry Moran will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Fourth of July festivities from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 3 at the Schaeffler House Museum in Hillsboro.
The evening’s entertainment will also include patriotic music on the east porch of the Schaeffler House. Kansas Rep. Don Dahl will read the Gettysburg Address as Abraham Lincoln.
The children’s “Red, White and Blue” patriotic parade will be formed at 6:15 p.m. west of the Schaeffler Carriage House. Hillsboro High School principal Dale Honeck, as Uncle Sam, will lead the parade. All children 12 and under are invited to bring their decorated wagons, tricycles, bikes, scooters and doll carriages to walk in...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 20 June 2007 09:29
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