Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Whitney, McVey marry March 17
Whitney, McVey marry March 17

Whitney, McVey marry March 17

WhitneyMcVeyWedding.jpg Click image to enlarge Mallory Whitney and Robert McVey, both of Peabody, were married March 17 at Peabody United Methodist Church with pastor David Ragland officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Ginger Whitney of Peabody and the granddaughter of Dennis Dillon of Harper, Beverly Dillon-Craig of Wichita, Janetta Whitney of Wichita and the late Wendell Whitney. […]

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Owen Dalke
Owen Dalke

Owen Dalke

OwenDalke.jpg Click image to enlarge Dustin and Emily Dalke announce the birth of son, Owen Daniel, born May 29 at Newton Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. He joins brother Bryant Alan, 2 1/2. Grandparents are Dan and Donna Dalke of Hillsboro and Mehl and Diane Cruit of Wichita. Great-grandparents are Bob […]

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Regier, Bryant to wed Aug. 11
Regier, Bryant to wed Aug. 11

Regier, Bryant to wed Aug. 11

RegierBryantEngage.jpg Click image to enlarge Jim and Mary Regier of Hillsboro announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Christina Marie Regier, to Garrett Wayne Bryant, both from Hillsboro. The bride-elect graduated in 2000 from Hillsboro High School and in 2006 from Tabor College with a degree in organizational communication. She is a personal banker with Midland Bank in […]

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Bullingers celebrate 50th anniversary
Bullingers celebrate 50th anniversary

Bullingers celebrate 50th anniversary

BullingerLawrenceIrma50Anniv.jpg Click image to enlarge Lawrence and Irma (Burkner) Bullinger of Canton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 1 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Canton. They were married May 26, 1957. He is a self-employed farmer and she is retired from the State Bank of Canton. They have four […]

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Senior Scribbles (Week of June 20, 2007)

Carry-in meal will be Wednesday, June 20, at the Hillsboro Senior
Center. Bring your own table settings. Haris Zafar will check hearing
at 11:15 a.m. Max Terman will speak after lunch on the Civil War.

Wear shorts, capris or open-toed shoes to the center to kick off the first day of summer Thursday, June 21.

Birthday dinner is Monday, June 25, with special music by Julia Jost before lunch.

In
celebration of the day toothpaste was invented in 1850, Dentist Loren
Loewen will speak on general care after lunch Tuesday, June 26. Jeanne
Rziha will offer the final diabetes classes from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Games, gab and goodies will be held for the ladies on Wednesday, June 27.

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: JoAnne Faurot, Frieda Birkle,
Irma Koop, Irma Groening, Leon and Betty Barr, Kathryn Heinrichs, Carol
Ollenburger, Lois Nuss, Mariann Unruh and Mildred Jantz.

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Deaths (Week of June 20, 2007)

Arnold Brenzikofer   Arnold F. Brenzikofer, 96, former co-op manager, died June 5 at Emporia Presbyterian Manor. Service was June 16 at the manor chapel with Jayne Duncan officiating. Inurnment was in Sunset Lawns Cemetery in El Dorado. He was born March 30, 1911, to Frank and Ida R. Stackley Brenzikofer in Burns. On Jan. 6, 1940, he was married […]

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Hillsboro wins 3, now 10-2
Hillsboro wins 3, now 10-2

Hillsboro wins 3, now 10-2

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Aaron Stepanek dives back into first base ahead of a pickoff attempt and inadvertantly touches off a dust storm in the first inning of a 6-4 victory over Abilene. Stepanek was safe, then went on to steal second base and came around to score on a triple by Travis Riesen. Click image to enlarge.

Hillsboro Legion Post 366 won three of four games last week to raise its season record to 10-2.

On Tuesday, Post 366 lost the first game of a doubleheader with Moundridge, 5-3, but rallied in Game 2 for a 5-1 win.

Two days later, Post 366 won both games at Abilene, 6-4 and 6-3.

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TC football sets coaching staff

With the addition of special-teams co-coordinator Edward King, the Tabor College football coaching staff is now in place.

Head coach Mike Gottsch describes King as someone with ?great character? who will ?make an immediate impact on the lives of students.?

The Bluejays? newest addition will coach defensive line and outside linebackers as well as serving as special teams co-coordinator.

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Phillips signs with Tabor
Phillips signs with Tabor

Phillips signs with Tabor

TommyPhillipsSignP6122190.JPG Click image to enlarge. Former Peabody-Burns High School standout Tommy Phillips signed a letter last week to play football at Tabor College this fall. Phillips will be transferring from the University of San Diego.

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THE BENCH PRESS- Smart drafts key to NBA success

Ever heard news that hit you like you just saw someone kick your dog? Fans of the Boston Celtics know exactly what I?m talking about.

Aftershocks of Boston slipping to third in NBA draft lottery are still rippling through the national sports media.

If you haven?t heard, Portland and Seattle now hold the top spots, and Lady Luck left the Celts in perfect position to draft some Chinese guy named Yi Jianlian.

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I?m calling a time-out for a quick golf take. Before I go any farther, I should remind everyone that I don?t actually know anything about golfing.

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