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.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:27Scary Larry's Hollow House, an annual fundraising project organized by Marion youth, raised $721 for the Marion Community Christmas fund during the three hours it was open Oct. 26. “The weather was very cold, but we had a constant flow of people with standing room only at the main building at times,” said Cathy Martin, an adult adviser. Pictured are members of the project team: (from left) back row, Corina Crabb, Charlie Nordquest, Margo Yates from Marion Community Christmas, Larry Zieammermann (Scary Larry); middle row, Zane Westmoreland, Campbell Winter, Johnny Zieammermann; bottom row, Wade Monosmith and Miles Olson. In addition to these students, the project received assistance from local high school, middle school and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:24
Lego Man made an appearance along Hillsboro’s Grand Avenue during Trick or Treat Main Street on Halloween last Wednesday. With near-perfect weather, the turnout was strong for candy and other goodies. For a photo slideshow of the event, go to hillsborofreepress.com under “Breaking News.”
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 October 2012 14:47
Three little Jack o’?Lanterns are a sure sign that Halloween is upon us. For children in Marion County that means a fun night of trick-or-treating. In Hillsboro, Trick-or-Treat Main Street is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with many downtown merchants participating by handing out candy. In Marion, children are invited to Trick or Treat Main Street businesses from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., and in Peabody, Trunk and Treat will also be a place where candy is distributed to children from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 October 2012 14:46Polling sites for the Nov. 6 general election will remain open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Registered voters will need to show proof of citizenship with a photo ID.
Below are the polling sites in Marion County, and the precincts assigned to them, as reported by Rhonda Toal, election clerk.
ELECTION POLLING SITES
• Burns Community Center, 301 N. Washington: Burns City, Milton Twp., Summit Twp.
• Emmanuel Baptist Church, 229 N. Walnut (Marion): Part of Centre South Twp., Center North Twp., Gale Twp., Grant North Twp., Grant South Twp., Marion North City
• Florence Masonic Center, 421 Main: Doyle Twp., part of Fairplay Twp., Florence City
• Goessel City Building, 101 S. Cedar: Part of East Branch Twp., Goessel City, Menno Twp., West...
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