Category: Daily Life

Daily Life (September 13, 2017)

Annual Big Truck Night slated Sept. 21 The 13th annual Big Truck Night, sponsored by the Marion County Early Childhood Task Force, is from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Hillsboro Elementary School, 812 E. A St. A variety of big trucks will be available for children to explore, along with sensory activities, booths, give-aways, refreshments, a free book for each […]

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Card Showers (September 13, 2017)

Kohman to mark 90th birthday Lawana Kohman will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, Sept. 17. Kohman was born in 1927 to Alva and Leora (Myers) Webb of Barnard. In 1960, she was married to Paul Kohman. They lived on the Kohman family farm. He died in 2015. She was a long-time English and speech teacher, having taught at Hoxie, Lincoln […]

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Senior Scribbles (September 13, 2017)

hillsboro senior center We offer chair massages Sept. 13 and Sept. 14; call for more information. We will have our jam session Sept. 16. We will have our fundraiser meal during the Arts & Crafts day; it will be the German meal again. We will have the north side of the parking lot available to park. If anyone would like […]

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Deaths (September 13, 2017)

• ALFRED LAWRENCE BENEKE, 83, a Lincolnville farmer until his death, and retired heavy equipment operator at Ft. Riley, died Sept. 6 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service was Sept. 9, at St. John’s Lu­ther­an Church, 220 W. Sixth St., Lincolnville. Burial was at Lincoln­ville Cemetery. He was born Feb. 9, 1934, to Fred and Clara (Riffel) Beneke at […]

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Daily Life (September 6, 2017)

Lake club will meet Sept. 9 in South Hall Marion County Lake Chat N. Dine Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Marion County South Lake Hall. The group, hosted by Jim and Karen Egts and Charles and Beverly Legros, will discuss repairs completed and needed at the lake. All present and former lake residents and guests […]

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Senior Scribbles (September 6, 2017)

hillsboro senior center We hope everyone had a safe and happy Labor Day weekend. Volunteers are still needed at the center from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. For those interested in delivering food, we are also needing volunteers for the Meals on Wheels program too. Volunteers will get their meal free the day they work. Another area help is needed […]

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Deaths (September 6, 2017)

Deaths (September 6, 2017)

• frieda birkle, 95, of Hillsboro, died Aug. 31 at Salem Home. The service was Sept. 5 at First Mennonite Church, Hills­boro with pastor Susan Jantzen officiating. Burial was at Lehigh Men­no­­nite Cemetery. She was born Jan. 19, 1922, to George and Hattie (Guhr) Martens at Lehigh. On Dec. 13, 1941, she was married to Jake Birkle, who predeceased her […]

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Engagements (September 6, 2017)

Engagements (September 6, 2017)

Wright, Harvey plan September wedding Teresa Wright and Brett Harvey, both of Hillsboro, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Hillsboro High School. She is a volunteer at the Et Cetera Shop in Hillsboro. Her parents are Donald K. Wright Jr. and Sheryl Lynn Wright, both of Hillsboro. The groom-elect is a graduate of USD […]

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Daily Life (August 30, 2017)

Former staff invited to PHS 50th reunion The Peabody High School Class of 1967 is having its 50th reunion from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at the Marion County Park and Lake, south hall. Class members are inviting former staff members and others who were at the school during that same time. Museum director to present ‘treasures’ Steve Fast, Hillsboro’s […]

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Birthday (August 30, 2017)

Birthday (August 30, 2017)

Maxine Vogts Vogts 90th birthday celebration Sept. 3 Maxine Schlicht Vogts is turning 90 years old Sept. 2. To celebrate this milestone, friends and family are invited to mark this special day with Vogts and her children, Stuart, Steven, Stacy, Sandra and their families. The celebration is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3 at the Canton Senior Center, […]

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