Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Good people

Through these nine years that we?ve been publishing the Free Press, we?ve been blessed to have more than our fair share of good people serving as members of our team. Some of them have been young, fresh out of college, while others have had significant years of professional and life experience. By ?good people? we mean folks who not only […]

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Senior Scribbles (Week of August 8, 2007)

Friday, Aug. 10, will be ?Smores Day? at the Hillsboro Senior Center. We will share some fun facts about this campfire treat.

Tuesday, Aug. 14, Mary McFadden will be here for foot care starting at 9 a.m. Call the senior center and make your appointment today.

Wednesday, Aug. 15, is our carry-in meal. Bring your own table settings and a main dish or dessert to share. Dr. Zafar will start hearing checks at 11:15 a.m. and Chief Judge Michael Powers will be our guest speaker after the noon meal. He will give an overview of our judicial system.

We thank our weekly volunteers: Frieda Birkle, Carol Hicks, Irma Koop, Irma Groening, Frances Rempel, Margaret Funk, Darlene Matz, Mariann Unruh, Mildred Jantz and Marcella Mohn.

Note that commodity distribution has been moved from 10 a.m. Aug. 8 to Aug. 22.

 

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Hillsboro Class of 1997
Hillsboro Class of 1997

Hillsboro Class of 1997

1997HHSClassReunion.jpg Click image to enlarge The Hillsboro High School Class of 1997 met July 14 at the Hillsboro Scout House for a 10-year class reunion. It was a casual event with a BBQ pork sandwich meal and time to get reacquainted. The event was organized by Jessi (Thurston) Weisbeck and Keli Chisholm. Back row: (l-r) Jessi (Thurston) Weisbeck, Marc Schroeder, Eric […]

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Happenings (Week of August 8, 2007)

Book group to meet Friday at library   Hillsboro Public Library?s book discussion group will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at the public library. The discussion will cover ?The Kite Runner? by Khaled Hosseini. It is not necessary to have read the book to attend the meeting. For more information contact 947-3827. State fair to host BBQ lamb […]

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Deaths (Week of August 8, 2007)

Aldine L. Funk   Aldine L. Funk, 81, former baker for USD 373, died Aug. 2 at her home. The service was Aug. 6 at First Church of God in Newton, officiated by pastor Brian Curran. She was buried in the Greenwood Cemetery, Newton. Aldine was born Oct. 25, 1925, to Albert and Anna (Scheikow?sky) Pankratz in Hillsboro. On Sept. […]

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Wedding- Ratzloff, Sidebottom marry June 16
Wedding- Ratzloff, Sidebottom marry June 16

Wedding- Ratzloff, Sidebottom marry June 16

RatzloffSidebottomWedding57.jpg Jessica Anne Ratzloff, Lehigh, and Brandon David Sidebottom, Wichita, were married at 4 p.m. June 16, at the Hillsboro United Methodist Church with pastor Nancy Douglas officiating. The bride is the daughter of Lloyd and Debbie Ratzloff, Lehigh. The groom is the son of David and Debra Sidebottom, Parker, Colo. Maid of honor was Mandy Ratzloff, Nashville, Tenn., sister […]

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Engagement- Toews, Mendoza to Wed Nov. 3
Engagement- Toews, Mendoza to Wed Nov. 3

Engagement- Toews, Mendoza to Wed Nov. 3

ToewsMendozaEngage.jpg Annaken Toews and Fran?cisco Mendoza announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Their parents are Leann and Jerry Toews, Goessel, and Leticia and Francisco Mendoza, Browsville, Texas. The bride-elect graduated with degrees in global peace and justice studies and social work from Bethel College, North Newton, and received her master?s degree in social work from the University of Washington, Seattle. […]

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1 of 20 people have irreversible vision loss

Q: At the recreation center in my development, I overheard some women talking about ?low vision.? Is that something like being near-sighted?

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AgPower recognized for excellence by AGCO execs
AgPower recognized for excellence by AGCO execs

AgPower recognized for excellence by AGCO execs

AgPowerGuyP1010675.jpg Click image to enlarge   AGCO Corp., a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, recently recognized Ag Power Inc., Hillsboro, for superior achievement upon completion of the Continuous Improvement Program, AGCO?s annual dealer evaluation review. James Hill and James Flamin of AGCO presented Gerald Funk, general manager of Ag Power Inc., with a Medallion Dealer?s plaque, a merchandise and […]

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Jones accredited by floral design group

With a colorful array of flowers spread across her work table, Carmon Jones, rural Hillsboro, demonstrated the talents that earned her an induction into the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD), as she designed a floral creation.

Jones, owner of Creations by Carmon, rural Hillsboro and former owner of Prairie Flowers, Hillsboro, was awarded the industry?s ?Accredited in Floral Design? designation. She was inducted into the AIFD during ceremonies at the organization?s symposium held in July in Palm Desert, Calif.

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