Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 21 May 2013 16:15An exhibit showcasing local artists is on display at Hillsboro Public Library, 120 E. Grand Ave., throughout the month of May.
The artists are from Letty Enns’ painting group who used the media of pencil, oil and watercolor.
Artists featured include Geneva Becker, Doris Guhr, Billy Kuesser, Joan Heinrichs, Sheila Nuss, Teresa Rammers, Regina Ogle, Pam Riesen, Shirley Reusser and Letty Enns.
The library is open Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 5...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 21 May 2013 16:14
The Marion County Department on Aging is offering an eight-week Tai Chi class from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday starting May 29.
The class will meet in the basement youth room at Trinity Mennonite Church, 211 Elm St., Hillsboro. Those attending should use the door on the west side of the church. The cost of the class is $8 for eight weeks.
The class is for individuals who want to improve their strength and balance or have arthritis. The instructor will teach the basic six, the next six advanced and the final six forms.
For more information or to register, call 620-382-3580.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 14 May 2013 13:36
Eighteen piano students of Beverly Richards presented a recital April 28 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro.
Performers included Ariana Armstrong, Keighlee Armstrong, Maleiah Bartel, Joshua Diener, Sarah Diener, Kelli Dyck, Quinton Hett, Claire Heyen, Mary Elena Heyen, Jenna Hinerman, Abby Kliewer, Lydia Kliewer, Grace Major, Charlie Major, Ellie Noble, Emma Noble, Eva Noble and Macy Priest.
Assisting the duets were Tammy Armstrong, Jennifer Bartel, Glen Diener, Gail Dyck, Bruce and Claire Heyen, Tamera Hinerman and Richards.
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 deductible donation) through the secure website where all funds were allocated to purchase ballistic vests for our four-legged crime fighters who put their lives on the line for the community and their partner.
The 8 day campaign raised over $155,000...
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.
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