Written by Aleen Ratzlaff Tuesday, 14 August 2007 10:29The Board of Education for Unified School District 410 received the green light to authorize “the offering for sale of general obligation bonds” for three of the four facility improvement projects approved in the bond election.
Superintendent Doug Huxman reported that an agreement had been reached between litigation parties so that bonds for $4.605 million—the “non-Tabor portion” of the election—can be sold.
“This is a very positive step for the district,” Huxman said.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 14 August 2007 10:26Concerns about water drainage problems in residential yards after significant rainfall continued to gather at Hillsboro City Council meetings like...well, water in residential yards after significant rainfall.
Nine residents from the west side of South Wilson Street met with the council during its Aug. 7 meeting to express their frustration with inadequate drainage in their backyards.
This was the third time since June that residents from different areas of town had met with the council...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 14 August 2007 10:25Members of the Hillsboro High School TSA team that competed at the national TSA conference in Nashville this summer pose with the three trophies commemorating their top-10 finishes, and with the two model planes and bridge they entered. From left are Lonnie Benda, Isaac Leihy, Evan Just and Neil Kaiser. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press. Click image to enlarge
Preparation pays off.
That’s the lesson Hillsboro High School technology instructor Creigh Bell thinks enabled four of his...
Written by Aleen Ratzlaff Wednesday, 08 August 2007 04:39After a 30-minute executive session on personnel, Marion County Commission chairman Randy Dallke announced the hiring of Steve Smith as the county’s director of Emergency Medical Services, effective Aug. 27.
Dallke said Smith begins with a salary of $31,000, and, following an evaluation after the first six months, will receive a $1,000 raise.
In the meantime, Gene Winkler is serving as interim director.
Winkler agreed to $1,000 per month for a minimum of three hours daily in the office...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 08 August 2007 04:35
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