Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 07 November 2007 10:19Lee Clark
In our individualistic culture, volunteers––people willing to give freely of their time and efforts––are hard to come by.
But for Lee Clark, Durham, volunteering is a worthwhile venture.
“People keep saying it––to volunteer and volunteer––on TV all the time,” Clark said. “Well, we need more volunteers to make life easier.”
For the past 12 years Clark has donated his time to the Hillsboro Boy Scouts, first as a helper with...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 07 November 2007 10:02Click here to buy photo In his 13 years at Hillsboro High, Jim Robb has taught history through story-telling: “My desire is to have them understand the human elements in the story, and that one thing leads to another.”
Now the entire state knows what Hillsboro High School students and administrators have known for quite some time.
Jim Robb is one of the best social studies teachers around.
The distinction was reinforced Thursday when Robb received the Kansas...
Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 31 October 2007 06:59Click to buy photos Leaves and other vegetative debris floating along French Creek north of Hillsboro contribute to the silatation issue that could result of water shortages by 2012 under drought conditions. Area officials met in Marion last week to consider options. Jerry Engler / Free Press.
Marion Reservoir is filling with sediment and nutrients that cause it to change to swamp conditions at a fast pace.
The change is occurring so quickly that experts at an Oct. 23...
Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 31 October 2007 06:49Click to buy photos
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The Marion County Police Association held a mock-up event called “Critical Incident Response to Active Shooter” at Marion High School Saturday.
Officers plan to visit each school in Marion County in the coming months.
The training focused on terminating the threat of an active shooter inside the school.
“Officers are supposed to respond off the street with the gear they have in their patrol vehicles,” said Jessey...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 31 October 2007 06:39
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