Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Happenings (Week of May 23, 2007)

Memorial Day at Memorial Park   Memorial Day services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 28, at Memorial Park in Hillsboro, hosted by the American Legion Hillsboro Post No. 366. Speaker will be Kansas Sen. Vicki Schmidt of the 20th District. A $10 steak dinner will follow at noon in the Legion ballroom.   Book signing at Marion […]

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Births (Week of May 23, 2007)
Births (Week of May 23, 2007)

Births (Week of May 23, 2007)

Cassidy Bernhardt   BernhardtCassidy birth.JPG Click image to enlarge   Kelly and Brenda Bernhardt of Marion announce the birth of a daughter, Cassidy Michelle, born May 1 at Newton Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. She joins sisters Cheyenne, 5, and Callie, 3. Grandparents are LaVerne and Janice Stika of Herington and Jim […]

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Deaths (Week of May 23, 2007)

Ella Becker   Ella Becker, 93, former owner of Lighthouse Christian Book and Gift Store, died May 13 in Hillsboro. The service was held May 17 at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro with pastor Dave Plett officiating. Burial was at Schartner Cemetery in Marion, S.D. She was born May 14, 1913, to Abraham and Helena (Unruh) Unruh in Dolton, S.D. […]

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Weddings- Moffitt, Craft marry March 17
Weddings- Moffitt, Craft marry March 17

Weddings- Moffitt, Craft marry March 17

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Melissa Ann Moffitt and Shaun Robert Craft were married March 17 at Prince of Peace Parish in Olathe, with Father Frank Burger officiating.

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Anniversaries-Hieberts celebrating 50th anniversary

Donald E. and Jane Hiebert of rural Newton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the 1904 Preparatory School in Goessel. Donald E. Hiebert and Jane Klassen were married May 25, 1957, at the First Presbyterian Church in Halstead. He is a lifelong farmer and she is […]

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Engagements (Week of May 23, 2007)
Engagements (Week of May 23, 2007)

Engagements (Week of May 23, 2007)

Hess, Mai plan July 28 wedding HessMai Engag.jpg Click image to enlarge.   Lynn Nicole Hess of Goessel and Kent Arthur Mai of Goessel, together with their parents announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Keith and Sherry Hess of Marion and the granddaughter of Dale and Lorraine Snelling of Wonsevu and Linda Hess of […]

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Bond election meeting set for Durham

The USD 410 Board of Education has established an additional informational meeting for the public prior to the June 5 $6.625 million bond election. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, in the senior center in Durham. The meeting is expected to last about an hour.

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Trojan Triple threat
Trojan Triple threat

Trojan Triple threat

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Tina Frick, Hannah Marsh and JuliAnne Chisholm (from left) say their friendship has helped them through the good times and hard times during their athletic careers at HHS. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press. Click image to enlarge

As individuals, they?ve each made an indelible mark on Hillsboro High School athletics over the past four years.

As a unit, though, the impact has been unprecedented.

The cumulative resume of seniors JuliAnne Chisholm, Tina Frick and Hannah Marsh has defined an era of success at HHS that would be hard to match anywhere in the state.

For Chisholm and Frick, two trips to the state volleyball tournament, including a third-place finish this past fall.

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City hires new chief
City hires new chief

City hires new chief

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Larry Paine

The search for a new city administrator for Hillsboro is now completed.

Larry Paine, 60, currently city manager at Concordia, has accepted the invitation of the Hills?boro City Council to fill the void created by the departure of Steve Garrett in late January.

Paine will begin his new assignment July 23.

The Bakersfield, Calif., native said he launched his career in municipal government in 1973 as a budget analyst. Over the years he has worked in various capacities in Tula Vista, Calif., Yuma, Ariz., Tacoma, Wash., Jerome, Idaho, and Cave Creek, Ariz.

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Wedding-dress exhibit opens at Mennonite Heritage Museum

A new exhibit at the Menno?nite Heritage Museum in Goessel features wedding dresses. Eight dresses are displayed, the oldest worn in 1900 and the ?newest? in 1956.

Sarah Schroeder wore her two-piece black wedding dress when she married Heinrich J. S. Schmidt in 1900. Their wedding photo is included in the book ?Clothing and Textile Collec?tions in the United States? by Sally Queen and Vicki L. Berger.

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