Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Senior Scribbles (Week of July 4, 2007)

The Hillsboro Senior Center is closed Wednesday, July 4, for Independence Day.

Lowell Goering will share some humor after lunch Thursday, July 5.

A macaroni-art craft activity will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 6.

Mary McFadden will give foot care by appointment from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10. A game of Scrabble will be held after lunch.

Come for candy and facts about chocolate at Chocolate Fest Wednesday, July 11.

Those who would like to begin receiving the monthly newsletter can call 947-2304 or stop by the center.

A big thank-you to our weekly volunteers: Frieda Birkle, Shirley Weibert, Irma Koop, Irma Groening, Margaret Funk, Darlene Matz, Mariann Unruh, JoAnne Faurot.

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Warkentin descendants celebrate senior generation
Warkentin descendants celebrate senior generation

Warkentin descendants celebrate senior generation

WarkentinReunionP6262282.JPG Click image to enlarge The four living children of G.M. and Helena Warkentin were honored at a reunion of descendants Tuesday evening, June 26, at Parkview Church in Hillsboro. The children are (from left) Ruth Wenger, 90, Mary Thiessen, 98, Lydia McDonald, 92, and Helen, who was observing her 93rd birthday. With them are Helen?s husband Ike Thiessen, 95, […]

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Happenings (Week of July 4, 2007)
Happenings (Week of July 4, 2007)

Happenings (Week of July 4, 2007)

Card shower request for Vinduska?s 101st Amelia Vinduska will celebrate her 101st birthday July 10. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 258, Marion KS 66861. Marion library plans July 13 party Marion City Library will be holding a party to celebrate the end of its summer reading program at 7 p.m. July 13 at the Marion City […]

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Births (Week of July 4, 2007)
Births (Week of July 4, 2007)

Births (Week of July 4, 2007)

Cade Gossen   GossenCade Baby.jpg Jeremy and Michele Gossen of Peabody announce the birth of a son, Cade Dylan, born May 29 at Newton Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long. He joins brother Colton, 2. Grandparents are Lee and Cathy Jantzen of Peabody and Stan and Geri Gossen of Corn, Okla. Great-grandparents are […]

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Weddings (Week of July 4, 2007)
Weddings (Week of July 4, 2007)

Weddings (Week of July 4, 2007)

Garcia, Whiteside wed April 14   GarciaWhitesideWedding.jpg Melissa Garcia and Toby Whiteside were married April 14 at the Harvey Coun ty Courthouse in Newton with Judge Walker presiding. The bride is the daughter of Cy and Ginger Garcia of Florence. The groom is the son of Brian and Tammy Whiteside of Peabody and Marilyn and Roger Koehn of Newton. The […]

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Engagements (Week of July 4, 2007)
Engagements (Week of July 4, 2007)

Engagements (Week of July 4, 2007)

Hamm, Goldsby to wed Aug. 3? HammGoldsbyEngagement.jpg Mr. and Mrs. James Hamm of Tampa announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sara Nichole Hamm, to Tyler James Goldsby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Goldsby of Hillsboro. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Gaylord and Valera Hamm of Durham and George and Evelyn Youngers of Garfield. She graduated […]

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HVI to locate new office in city hall

The Hillsboro City Council agreed at its July 2 special meeting to participate in a plan to remodel unused space in city hall to locate an office for the newly appointed director of Hillsboro Ventures Inc.

Clint Seibel, who has been working in fund-raising for Tabor College for the past 12 years, met with the council on his official first day on the job with HVI, which is a business recruitment and incubation initiative of the Hillsboro Development Corp.

He and Darrell Driggers, a member of the HDC board, met with the council Tuesday to ask permission to remodel an unoccupied portion of city hall and to ask the city to pay for the replacement of two sets of windows that face toward Grand Avenue.

Beyond the cost of the windows, HVI would pay for and direct the entire remodeling effort, Driggers said.

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Fired up for Fourth of July fun
Fired up for Fourth of July fun

Fired up for Fourth of July fun

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Team of four to provide interim road supervision

Four of the most experienced road and bridge employees were given pay raises during Friday?s payday meeting by the Marion County Board of Commissioners to compensate them for service as an interim advisory group to the commissioners.

The foursome also will act as public liaisons until a new road and bridge director is named to succeed the departing Jim Herzet. In the absence of a director, residents having road issues will need to contact one of the four advisers, Commissioner Dan Holub said.

The four are Dennis Maggard, Tom Holub, Bev Cooper and Gary Williams.

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Day of Dedication and open doors?
Day of Dedication and open doors?

Day of Dedication and open doors?

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