Category: Business News

Community Foundation awards grants to several groups at ball game

Community Foundation awards grants to several groups at ball game

15 organizations received grants from the Hillsboro Community Foundations for a total of $21,730 given out. The checks were presented during halftime of the Hillsboro boys game two weeks ago.

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First time homebuyer’s seminar scheduled for potential buyers

Learning the ins and outs of purchasing a home will be the focus of a seminar, hosted by The Citizens State Bank from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Newton’s Meridian Center. The First time Homebuyer’s seminar is free and open to anyone, who has ever considered taking the next step toward homeownership. “The seminar helps people understand the […]

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Veh named Parkside CEO / Administrator

Parkside is pleased to announce Dawn Veh as CEO/Administrator, as of January 2, 2019. She has been the interim CEO/Administrator since June 2018. Veh comes to Parkside with more than 30 years of experience in health care and administration. After growing up on a farm in Phillips County, she attended Kansas State University obtaining a BS in Business Administration along […]

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St Luke to bring in OB, Turner for visits to hospital

McPherson Hospital and St. Luke Hospital in Marion are pleased to announce that Carl Turner, D.O., family medicine physician with OB is now seeing patients in Marion at St. Luke Hospital. In Marion, Dr. Turner will work with expectant mothers through delivery. Services provided will include prenatal, labor and post-partum care with vaginal deliveries, c-sections and vaginal births after c-section. […]

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Parkside Homes opens a new beauty shop

Parkside Homes opens a new beauty shop

Members of the community, members of the Doris Arnold family and Parkside Homes residents gather around as Doris Arnold cuts the ribbon for the new fully equipped beauty salon called Hairsay Salon. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press Parkside Homes opened a new beauty shop, Hairsay Salon, on Tuesday, Oct. 30. It is located in the East Hall, also known […]

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Results announced for recent fundraiser

Drive 4ur School Results The sign ups have been counted and the Official count is 273 x $20 = $5,520!! That’s a whole bunch of Money!! Way to go Everyone!! The waivers have been confirmed by the Drive 4 ur School HQ , and here are the official results and how the sign ups break down. Again Congrats to Hillsboro […]

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Local boy runs his own business

Local boy runs his own business

Lane Rogers helps his customer Becky Suderman as she chooses what lures she wants. He had a booth near the Hillsboro Arts and Crafts Fair on Sept. 15 and did well in sales. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press Lane Rogers, 13, is your average busy middle school student at Hillsboro Middle School. But, in addition to the normal school, […]

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New cardiovascular doctor joins ranks in Hillsboro

New cardiovascular doctor joins ranks in Hillsboro

Hillsboro area residents now can receive comprehensive cardiovascular care at Hillsboro Community Hospital, your neighborhood hospital, rather than traveling to out-of-town for similar services. “Our mission is to provide cardiology care Monday through Friday (at HCH) and be available on call 24-7 to provide high level physician directed cardiovascular care,” said Susie McClintock, an advanced registered nurse practitioner with more than 20 years of […]

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Bank making large management changes

After 33 years of tenure at The Citizens State Bank, Fred Schrag, president and chief operating officer, announced his retirement, effective at the end of June. In that time, he has served in a variety of roles, from loan officer and operations manager to his current position as president. “I will always cherish my years of work at The Citizens […]

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Marion St. Luke Hospital ranked in top 20 CAHs

St. Luke Hospital in Marion was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals for Quality Index. Quality Index is a rating of performance based on the percentile rank across the five categories of care measures in the country. As of 2018, there are 1,346 CAHs throughout the United States in which St. Luke Hospital is compared. The […]

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