Daily Life News


HES plans screening for kindergarten

Kindergarten screening dates are scheduled for March 27 and 28 at Hillsboro Elementary School.

HES staff is asking for names of children who will be 5 on or before Aug. 31 for kindergarten enrollment in the 2003-04 school year.

For more information or to call with a child’s name, contact school staff at 947-3981.

Kiwanis to serve pancakes & sausage

The Hillsboro Kiwanis will hold a pancake feed from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 22, at the Hillsboro Senior Center.

Donations of $4 will be accepted, and advance tickets are available from any Kiwanis member. Children 6 and under are admitted free of charge.

The pancake feed includes all-you-can-eat pancakes served with Hillsboro sausage and a drink.

Proceeds will benefit youth services.

The public is invited.

Matz receives K-State Scholarship

Elise Matz, senior at Hillsboro High School, was awarded the Kansas State University Putnam Scholarship of $4,200 February 28.

She is the daughter of Reg and Rene Matz of Hillsboro.

Matz attended K-State Scholarship Day, where she received her award presented by James R. Coffman, university provost.

The day-long event included meetings with academic deans and student-life officials, and a banquet hosted by the university.

Mentor Study Club to meet March 24

The Mentor Study Club will meet at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 24, in the commons at Park Village Congregate Living.

Pat Wicks will present the program titled “Returning to Kansas.”

Chair is Marilyn Jost, and hostesses are Eloise Jost, Connee Willis and Mary Wiens.

Roll call will be answered by “Why I Like Kansas.”

KU announces fall honor roll

The University of Kansas has released its honor roll for the fall semester, and six students from Marion County were listed.

Named to the honor roll were Maria Voelker of Florence; Garrett Call, Sarah Donahue, Adam Driggers and Heather Matz, all of Hillsboro; and Cody Morsefunk of Peabody.

Centre Lodge plans pancake feed

The Centre Masonic Lodge No. 147 will host its third-annual pancake feed from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 22, in the basement of the Marion City Building.

Proceeds will help send student band members to the Kansas Masonic Band Camp.

Free-will donations will be accepted.

The public is invited.

“History Alive” set for March 28

The Marion City Library and the Kansas Humanities Council will sponsor “History Alive” at 7 p.m., Friday, March 28, at the Marion City Auditorium.

William S. Worley will portray railroad pioneer Fred Harvey and discuss the beginning of the Harvey House on the Santa Fe Railroad.

Harvey’s company was known for offering the traveling public good food at reasonable prices in clean, elegant restaurants throughout the Southwest.

“From Topeka, Emporia, Florence, Wichita, Newton, Hutchinson, Dodge City, Lakin and Coolidge, Fred Harvey established a standard in rail-food service that became the envy of the world,” according to program organizers.

The “History Alive” program is free, and the public is invited.

For more information, call the Marion City Library at 620-382-2442.

Soup luncheon set for March 23 in Elmo

The Elmo Altar Society will hold a soup luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sunday, March 23, at the Elmo Catholic Church.

Chances will be sold on a queen-size quilt, and proceeds will benefit the church.

The public is invited.

For more information, call Monica Leihy at 785-965-2606.

GMS to perform “Pollyanna”

The play “Pollyanna” will be presented by the Goessel Middle School eighth-grade class at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, March 27 and 7 p.m., Friday, March 28, in the Goessel Junior-Senior High School auditorium.

Admission for either performance will be $3 per person or $10 for a family of four or more.

The play will be directed by Hayley Abbott.

The public is invited.

Local FFA to host chili feed & auction

The Hillsboro FFA Chapter will host a chili feed and work auction on Friday, March 28, in the Hillsboro High School commons.

The chili supper will be served at 6 p.m., and the work auction will begin at 7 p.m.

The public is invited.

For more information, call Tim Kilgore at 947-3991.

Pancakes & sausage offered in Goessel

A pancake and sausage supper is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, March 22, at Goessel Elementary School.

The supper is sponsored by the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church men, who will be responsible for food preparation for the event.

Donations will be accepted to help purchase handrails for the steps in the church lobbies.

The public is invited.

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