Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Senior Scribbles (Week of April 16, 2007)

Haris Zafar will check and clean hearing aids at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday,
May 16, at the Hillsboro Senior Center. Following the noon carry-in
meal, Sheila Schmitt, associate professor of piano and piano pedagogy
at Tabor College, will give a piano performance.

Saline County extension agent Sherri Mahoney will speak after lunch
Thursday, May 17, about the history of sandwiches. Men?s coffee will
follow at 3 p.m.

The birthday dinner is Monday, May 21, with special music by Lonn and Bev Richards following the meal.

Gordon Mohn will share on the school district bond issue after lunch Wednesday, May 23.

center will hold a fund-raising garage sale and silent auction June 8
and 9. The center is looking for donated clothes, household items,
small appliances and miscellaneous items, which may be dropped off at
the front entryway. Profits will be used for ongoing expenses.

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

big thank-you to our weekly volunteers: Frances Rempel, Frieda Birkle,
Irma Koop, Irma Groening, Leon and Betty Barr, Kathrine Heinrichs,
Carol Hicks, Judy Goering, Ann Fast and Mariann Unruh.

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Moving on

The next stage of life probaly won't bring you peace and contentment if you haven't found it in this one.

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Letters (Week of May 16, 2007)

More information about Coumadin   I would like to add some information to the article in last week?s paper (?Healthy Hills?boro?) regarding food precautions when taking Couma?din. It is important to know that Warfarin is the generic name for Coumadin, so if two prescriptions are listed with only one of the names, do not take both at the same time, […]

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?Shenandoah? earns Jesters for HHS
?Shenandoah? earns Jesters for HHS

?Shenandoah? earns Jesters for HHS

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Hillsboro High School received six Jester Award nominations through Music Theater of Wichita.


The Jester Awards recognize exceptional accomplishments in the production and performance of musical theater in area high schools. It is also designed to develop a creative and dynamic relationship between the schools and a professional theatre organization.

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Sider to address Tabor grads

More than 130 students will receive degrees from Tabor College on Saturday, May 19. .

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HHS bands win trophies at Branson
HHS bands win trophies at Branson

HHS bands win trophies at Branson

HHSbandS6300213.JPG <p>Members of the Hillsboro High School band take time during their annual Fine Arts Festival last Thursday to pose for a photo with the trophies they won recently at a contest in Branson, Mo. Kattie King / Free Press. Click on image to enlarge The Hillsboro High School bands were awarded three trophies at a regional competition in Branson, […]

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Allen appointed enrollment v.p. at Tabor

Rusty Allen has been promoted to vice president of enrollment management at Tabor College, according to President Larry Nikkel.

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Status of wheat crop remains uncertain

Marion County ag-agent Rickey Roberts said farmers will have to make difficult decisions regarding their wheat. In some fields, the grain can mostly be gone with only foliage still there, while in others tillers that come from the base of plants are growing and may still produce adequate grain. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press

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A couple of guys were sitting in the Hillsboro Pizza Hut last week wearing crop insurance adjuster ballcaps.

Since the hats made it obvious who they were, they were asked the question they said they?re being asked everywhere, ?What?s happening with the wheat??


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Looking at crop insurance

Ask any Kansas farmer and the answer will be the same. Crop insurance is one of the more complicated risk-management issues with which the Kansas farmer needs to deal.

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Producers must file planted acreage by May 31

Farmers planning to earn and receive farm program payments and benefits from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are required by existing farm-bill regulations to file acreage reports for all cropland on their enrolled farms.

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