Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 26 September 2007 05:00
The consensus is clear. Despite adverse weather for the Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair on Sept. 15, visitors poured into local businesses and made the day a booming financial success.
“We doubled our business for the day,” said Joe Hampton, Alco store manager. “We actually did more (business) than we do the day before Christmas. I had a tremendous day.”
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 26 September 2007 04:56
Even in the midst of a successful fall sports schedule, there’s a whole different kind of score that Hillsboro High School administrators are pretty proud of these days.
The school was informed recently that the 2007 senior class recorded a composite score of 24.7 on the ACT, a national test that assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.
Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 19 September 2007 05:18
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|The women’s section of the new Community Chorale rehearses its part during the first practice session Sept. 10. Twenty people from across Marion County, ranging in age from 16 to 70, turned out to sing. Director Bradley Vogel says the group would welcome many more voices.|
A new sound is resonating from the Tabor College Music Department this year as a new mixed chorus called the Tabor College Community Chorale, takes the stage.
The Community Chorale primarily consists of Hillsboro and Marion County residents, including campus faculty and staff, although Tabor College students are also invited to participate.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 19 September 2007 05:21
Hillsboro citizens will have a chance to offer their input in the way zoning guidelines should regulate businesses that want to offer liquor by the drink.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 12 September 2007 04:48
Unified School District 410 will not be locating its central offices and transportation and maintenance center in the former AMPI building after all.
At a special meeting Wednesday, the board approved the purchase of 10 acres immediately south of the city’s maintenance shop along the north end of Adams Street. It plans to build the facility on that site.
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