Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 13 November 2012 15:27
Willy Wonka (played by Daniel Nelson) reacts as Veruca (Daniele Melton) sings at the top of her voice that she wants the whole world NOW—and if she doesn't get it she will scream. The scene is from the Hillsboro High School production of the musical “Willy Wonka” presented Nov. 8-10.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 13 November 2012 15:27The Hillsboro City Council approved the sale of one lot in Hillsboro Heights and an option to buy an adjoining lot during its Nov. 6 meeting.
The decisions came to a vote following a discussion about appropriate procedures for working with inquiring buyers.
Craig Dodd, who currently operates a gunshop out of a small building near Jost Fabrication in Hillsboro Heights, submitted a proposal regarding two full lots across the street from his present location, which is along Western Heights...
Written by Patty Decker Tuesday, 13 November 2012 15:25The percentage of Marion County voters casting ballots at this year’s presidential election didn’t quite beat the percentage four years ago, but officials said the turnout was good.
Carol Maggard, county clerk and election officer, said that of the 7,713 registered voters, 5,458 ballots were counted for a 73 percent overall turnout.
“The only higher percentage in recent years was 2008 with 76 percent of voters going to the polls,” she said.
A presidential election always attracts...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 13 November 2012 15:24Greg Auerbach figured when he pedaled into Hillsboro last week Wednesday with 1,530 miles under his belt that he was halfway to his immediate goal of bicycling from Philadelphia to Los Angeles.
His longterm goal—to help end diabetes—will take a while longer. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 4 years old, Auerbach, now 23, knows firsthand the journey to a cure may be a ways off. But the journey to stay healthy is achievable each day.
“Diabetes has been part of my life and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:28The Hillsboro Community Foundation is accepting applications for grant funds to be distributed in 2013 from the Hillsboro Area Impact Fund.
Organizations may apply that are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) and serve Hillsboro and surrounding communities.
Application forms can be downloaded from hillsborofreepress.com or cityofhillsboro.net, or picked up from Eileen Unruh at The Insurance Center at 105 S. Main, Hillsboro. The deadline for submission is Nov. 16.
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