Written by Patty Decker Tuesday, 14 May 2013 13:22Ed and Connie Riffel, residents at Marion County Park and Lake, have spent the last few months repairing and repainting street signs around the lake even before too many people noticed.
“I don’t really like recognition,” Ed Riffel said about volunteering his time. “It gave me something to do this winter and it was an improvement and showed pride in our lake.”
The couple moved to the lake at the end of August last year.
“We moved from Newton and bought this house,” pointing...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 May 2013 14:13The Hillsboro Police Dept. will be receiving vests thanks to a nationwide GROUPON EVENT. An animal related campaign through Groupon Grassroots to outfit police K9s with bullet and stab protective vests is running from March 13 through March 20 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Vested Interest in K9’s, Inc., is the non-profit organization and charity partner selected by Groupon Grassroots to participate. The online $10 donation suggested interested persons purchase a GROUPON (a tax...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 May 2013 14:03
Marion City Library received a shipment of hanging flower baskets at a cost of $15.
In addition, the library’s book sale continues this week with cookbooks, children’s books, non-fiction and fiction, videos, audio-cassettes.
All books are being sold by donation.
For more information on the book sale or plant sale, call 620-382-2442.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 May 2013 14:01Artist Sheri Lauren Schmidt from Marion donated a watercolor painting, “Autumn Harvest,” for a silent auction that will benefit the Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts in Newton.
The silent auction began at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4. Bidding will close at Tanya Tandoc’s “Cooking for the Arts” program at 6 p.m. Friday, May 10 at the Senior Center, 122 E. 6th, Newton.
Tandoc will demonstrate recipes for her famous specialty soups. including Tomato Basil Bisque, Chicken Curry...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 May 2013 14:00
Jeri Klose, president of the Hillsboro Community Hospital Auxiliary, presented Hillsboro High School senior Maci Kelsey with a $500 scholarship check last week. Klose said applications for the scholarship were requested last month and open to anyone at HHS interested in the health-care field. Kelsey said she plans to attend Hesston College this fall to pursue a nursing degree, and the funds will be useful toward that goal.
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