Quilt guild plans

meeting & tour

The Country Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 2, at Hillsboro Methodist Church.

A sewing-room tour will include a visit to the homes of many local guild members. The tour will also include a demonstration of the Husqvarna Sewing and Embroidery machine at the home of Marilyn Jost.

Visitors are welcome to participate in the tour.

Card shower request

to honor Yager

The family of Frances (Richter) Yager of Wichita requests a card shower to celebrate her 80th birthday on Feb. 3.

She was born in Marion County, graduated from Peabody High School and Emporia State Teacher’s College, and taught school in Marion, Butler and Scott counties.

Her children are three sons, Dalvin Yager and wife Becky and Tyson Yager and wife Rebekah, all of Derby and Karlan Yager and wife LouAnn of Olathe; one daughter, D’Lise Lavin and husband Jim of Kansas City; and nine grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to her at 1315 N. West Street, Apt. 34, Wichita, KS 67203.

GHS Elbiata Singers

perform valentines

The Goessel High School Elbiata Singers will perform singing valentines from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12.

For a small fee, the mixed-ensemble group of 20 singers will perform two or three songs for a “special person,” said Greg Bontrager, director. Performing singing valentines is a fund-raiser for the GHS Elbiata Singers.

Reservations “fill up fast, so don’t put off something that will make your sweetheart’s day unforgettable,” Bontrager said.

For reservations or questions, call 620-367-2242.

Sweetheart Dinner

Feb. 14 in Peabody

The Peabody Historical Society will present a “Sweetheart Dinner” at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Morgan House in Peabody.

A four-course meal will be served featuring country ham, as grown and prepared in the 1880s, and appropriate accompaniments.

The festivities will include fine china, white linens, silver and stemware; servers attired in appropriate costumes; and music from the 19th century provided by the Free Staters, a musical group from Wichita.

The Free Staters play vintage instruments or reproductions of those instruments, and they dress in 19th-century costumes.

The meal is $35 per couple, and reservations are required. Seating is limited to 12 couples.

Proceeds from the dinner will support the work of the Peabody Historical Society and its efforts to preserve an authentic history of the community.

For more information or to make reservations, call Marilyn Jones at 620-983-2815 or Janet Hamous at 620-983-2438.

GOP holds meeting

to swear in officers

The special meeting of the Marion County Republican Women was held Jan. 21 in Marion.

The following officers were sworn in: Marquetta Eilerts, treasurer; Shelly Abbott-Becker, vice president; and Susan Wadkins, secretary. A president has yet to be elected.

The next meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, at McGillicuddy’s Restaurant in Marion. The topics will be Kansas Day and the First District of Kansas meeting. Bob Hein is the chair of the First District of Kansas Central Committee.

Ivanlee Timm

celebrates birthday

A come-and-go reception to celebrate Ivanlee Timm’s 80th birthday is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, at Hilltop Manor Activity Center in Marion.

Friends and family are invited, and the family requests no gifts.

Valentine’s concert

set for Feb. 12

The Hillsboro High School Choral Department will present a Valentine’s Dessert Concert, “Sweet Serenade,” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12.

Spirit-N-Celebration will provide music, and refreshments will include desserts and hot drinks.

Tickets are available until Feb. 10 for a suggested donation of $5 and can be purchased from any HHS concert-choir member of by calling the HHS office at 947-3991.

Hillsboro FCCLA

helps food bank

Members of the Hillsboro Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter traveled to the Armourdale community in Kansas City on Jan. 18 to help a mission church with its food bank.

Whitney Allen, Lottie Alonzo, Shanna Garcia/Washington, Kelsey Kaufman, Heather Stepanek and Whitney Washmon were accompanied by advisers Kerry Stepanek and Monica Leihy.

FCCLA members helped put together 100 food sacks of groceries and worked in the soup kitchen. Using funds from money-making projects and donations, the group purchased supplies to be distributed to the needy by the local church.

Evening MOPS

to meet Feb. 3

Evening Mothers of Preschoolers will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3, in the basement of Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro.

Participants will carpool to Scharenberg Chiropractic Offices in Hillsboro. The guest speaker will be Dennis Scharenberg, chiropractic physician, who will give a presentation on chiropractic care and alternative health-care practices.

New mothers are welcome to attend free of charge for their first visit. Childcare will be provided for mothers who attend the sessions.

For more information, call Sherry Soyez at 620-382-2861.

CHS celebrates

homecoming Jan. 30

The Centre High School homecoming ceremony will be held prior to the varsity girls’ basketball game on Friday, Jan. 30.

The winter candidates are Amanda Kleiber, Andrea Carlson, Trichia Pauls, Laura Klenda, Travis Burns, Eric Peterson, Brent Carlson and Aaron Barney.

The theme song is “Melt” by Rascal Flats, and the colors are violet and lavender.

The little helpers are Nicholas Stuchlik, Barrett Smith, Skylar Rose, Kyle Riffel, Bryce Naerebout, Kristin Vinduska, Cinder Varelman-Morton and Carissa Shields.

Ambulance crews

attend training

Ambulance crew-members from Hillsboro and surrounding areas participated in a two-day training program on Jan. 24 and Jan. 25 at the Hillsboro City Building.

EagleMed, a helicopter transport company of Wichita, conducted a pre-hospital trauma life-support program.

More from article archives
Tabor cross country runs at NAIA Mid-States Classic
ORIGINALLY WRITTEN TOM STOPPEL The Tabor College men and women’s cross-country teams...
Read More