Category: Daily Life

Happenings (Week of March 12, 2008)

Kindergarten round-up, USD 408 Marion-Florence Unified School District 408 will hold Kindergarten Round-Up March 24 at Marion Elementary School. Children must be 5 years old by Aug. 31 in order to enroll. Parents who wish to enroll kindergartners in the fall must call Deb Shipman at the elementary school, 382-3771 or 1-800-498-2014 to make an appointment. Kindergarten screening, USD 410 […]

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With the ?8 Wonders of Kansas? announced, the Kansas Sampler Foundation is ready to start the search

With the ?8 Wonders of Kansas? announced, the Kansas Sampler Foundation is ready to start the search for the 8 Wonders of Kansas Architecture. KSF, a non-profit organization with headquarters in Inman, bases much of its work to educate the public about Kansas on eight elements of rural culture: architecture, art, commerce, cuisine, customs, geography, history and people. The ?8 […]

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Happenings (Week of March 5, 2008)

Hillsboro Legion to celebrate birthday March is birthday month for the American Legion and Post#366 of Hillsboro will celebrate from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 9 at the Legion Post. Members are invited and snacks will be furnished by the Hillsboro Legion Auxiliary. Post office to hold appreciation day The Hillsboro Post Office will hold a Customer Appreciation […]

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Kiwanis funds Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Kiwanis funds Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Kiwanis funds Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Kiwanas-pic.jpg Hillsboro Kiwanis Club presented a $250 donation to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Marion County. Pictured are Jackie Rice, BBBSMC executive director, as she receives the check from Bryce Wichert, Kiwanis treasurer. BBBSMC serves many children in the area, but others still wait to be matched with a mentor. If interested in volunteering, contact Rice at 620-382-3800.

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Happenings (Week of Feb. 27, 2008)
Happenings (Week of Feb. 27, 2008)

Happenings (Week of Feb. 27, 2008)

Tampa community groups to meet Tampa Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Tampa Senior Center. A Tampa Community Association meeting will be held at 7 p.m. after the Lions Club meeting. Tampa Lion?s Club to hold pancake feed The Tampa Lion?s Club will hold its annual pancake and sausage feed from 4 p.m. to […]

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Happenings (Week of Feb. 20, 2008)

Soup dinner set for Kaiser family   A soup benefit dinner for the Stephen Kaiser family is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Lincolnville Community Center. Stephen Kaiser, a sophomore at Centre High School, was in a car accident south of Burdick Jan. 9 and was air-lifted from the crash site to Wesley Medical […]

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Award-winning artist sings at Tabor
Award-winning artist sings at Tabor

Award-winning artist sings at Tabor

P1020559.jpg Amanda Falk, an award-winning singer/songwriter from Canada, performed Monday during a Tabor College chapel meeting as the highlight of Tabor?s Campus Visit Days for prospective students and their parents. Falk is recognized as one of the top Christian performing artists in North America and has performed in more than 160 concerts, including last spring at the national Mennonite Brethren […]

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Happenings (Week of Feb. 13, 2007)

Marion Co. Spelling Bee rescheduled   The Marion County Spelling Bee has been rescheduled to 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Hillsboro High School auditorium. The Spelling Bee was postponed Feb. 6 due to inclement weather. The public is invited to attend.   Kiwanis Club to meet Feb. 19   The Hillsboro Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Tuesday, […]

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Happenings (Week of Feb. 6, 2008)

Free screening to be offered in Peabody Marion County Early Intervention Services will hold a free screening for children birth through 5 years Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Peabody Methodist Church, 304 N. Sycamore St. Appointments will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. The process takes about one hour. The screening will assess development in the cognitive, social, […]

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Happenings (Week of Jan. 28, 2008)
Happenings (Week of Jan. 28, 2008)

Happenings (Week of Jan. 28, 2008)

County spelling bee to be held Feb. 6 The Marion County Spelling Bee will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 in the Hillsboro High School auditorium. The public is invited to attend. Cub Scouts to host Pinewood Derby The Cub Scouts will host a Pinewood Derby at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Hillsboro Scout House. Contestants […]

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