Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:28JON CAREY, sophomore
Parents: Kathleen Petersen and Daine Petersen
Extra-curricular: Sports, wrestling and football.
Hobbies/interests: Read, play video games, cook.
Future: I would like to be a game designer or programmer, also a webpage designer.
MORGANNE HAMM, junior
Parents: Jim and Myrna Hamm
Extra-curricular: Cross country, basketball, track, FFA, National Honor Society, 4-H, H-Club, Wednesday night, junior class president.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:28
Marion High School music students performed at the State Solo and Small Group Festival Saturday, April 27.
The Marion singers, Girls Ensemble, Boys Ensemble and vocal soloists Isaac Baldwin, Jennifer Fruechting, Nick Meyer and Adam Kjellin all received “I” ratings.
Vocal soloists Shyla Harris and John Lind received “II” ratings as well as flutist Reann Hamm.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:27
The piano students of Anita Hancock performed at a recital at the Performing Arts Center in Marion Saturday, April 20. Hancock teaches K-4 vocal music at Marion Elementary School and teaches piano lessons to about 30 students after school in her free time. Participants in the recital were: front row (from left) Abi Bernhardt, Cooper Bailey, Calli Burkholder, Grace Hett, Sophia Dye, Tristan Dye, Landon Dye, Jack Lanning, Mia Spencer; second row, Grace Winter, Madison Arocha, Campbell Winter, Chloe Burkholder, McKinnon Waner, Aubrey Craig, Emily Hake, Emily Hutchinson, Jaeden McMillin, Jaden Slifer; third row, Chisholm Waner, Jayden Spencer, Anita Hancock, Nicholas Davies, Cade Harms, Samantha Kelsey.
Written by Patty Decker Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:27About a dozen people attended a public meeting at Marion County Lake Thursday to discuss the concept of a certified kitchen at the lake hall.
Teresa Huffman, director of Marion County Economic Development, provided background information and what is going on statewide.
If the county commissioners approve the certified kitchen concept, she said, it would be only the third one in the state.
Commissioner Dan Holub said the kitchen can be used for a lot of different things.
“It can provide a site to do classes or be used as a culinary incubator to drive new start-up businesses,” he said.
The purpose behind the certified kitchen, Holub explained, can vary from holding classes on cooking or canning to picking a subject related to...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:26The Marion-Florence FFA Chapter conducted its annual Parent/Member/Employer Banquet at the Marion High School cafeteria Thursday, April 25.
Members were recognized for their activities during the year and were presented numerous awards. Elizabeth Meyer was recognized as the Star Chapter Greenhand in production and Jacob Cope was recognized as the Chapter Star in placement.
Other award winners included chapter proficiency award winners listed below:
• Clint Kroupa, Grain Production (Entrepreneurship division) and Diversified Crop Production (Placement);
• Jacob Cope, Beef Production (Placement division) and Forage Production (Placement);
• Remington Putter, Goat Production (Entrepreneurship);
• Seth Snelling...
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