Category: Daily Life

Children have fun while mom’s shop
Children have fun while mom’s shop

Children have fun while mom’s shop

MomsDayOut_1676.jpg A roomful of 18 Hillsboro-area youth were busy with crafts, games and other activities during the first ?Mom?s Day Out? sponsored Saturday by the Hillsboro Recreation Commission. The activity entertained the youth and gave their parents time to shop without the little ones around. The group finished two craft items while listening to a few Christmas stories in between. […]

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Happenings (Week of Dec. 5, 2007)
Happenings (Week of Dec. 5, 2007)

Happenings (Week of Dec. 5, 2007)

Sylvester Vinduska to celebrate 90th? VinduskaSylvester90thBday.jpg Sylvester Vinduska of Marion will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen. The event will be hosted by his children, Diana and Larry Landsverk, Lisa and Ken Wittrig, Bill Vinduska, Rebecca Vinduska and Martin Vinduska. Cards can […]

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Local EMS crew sports a warmer look
Local EMS crew sports a warmer look

Local EMS crew sports a warmer look

EMSjacketsPB264737.jpg Click to buy photo Members of the Hillsboro Emergency Medical Services crew model the new cold-weather coats purchased for them by the City of Hillsboro. It was the first purchase of coats for EMS workers in 15 years, according to crew members. Pictured above are (standing from left) Rachel Pederson, Mike Wadkins, Sue Wadkins, Wes Crowe; seated is Delores […]

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Making a memory while celebrating release of the ?Marion Memories? book
Making a memory while celebrating release of the ?Marion Memories? book

Making a memory while celebrating release of the ?Marion Memories? book

MarionBKMickiSiebertPB154579.jpg Click to buy photo Micki Siebert (right), a native of Marion now living in Cedar Point, watches as Norma Hannaford signs a copy of the new pictorial book of historic photos called ?Marion Memories: Images of Our People & Places.? The signing occurred during the release party for the book at Marion National Bank on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 15. […]

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Happenings (Week of Nov. 28, 2007)

Barkman to speak at Kiwanis meeting   The Hillsboro Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the city building. Lunch will be served by Fat N Sassy BBQ. Guest speaker Brent Barkman, president of Golden Heritage Foods, will speak about the company?s involvement with ?Bee Movie? that is currently in theaters. He plans to share a ?behind […]

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Happenings (Week of Nov. 21, 2007)

Alexanderfeld to hold benefit supper   The Alexanderfeld youth group will hold a benefit supper from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 at the Hillsboro Senior Center. Singing will begin at 8 p.m. Donations for the supper of grilled chicken, gourmet potatoes, French bread, salads, and dessert will go to the Children?s Home in Wichita. For more information, […]

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Church renovates newly acquired facility on C Street
Church renovates newly acquired facility on C Street

Church renovates newly acquired facility on C Street

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Family volunteers from North Carolina were hard at work last week helping Plato Shepherd (foreground), pastor of the Cottonwood Valley Independent Baptist Church, renovate its new meetingplace. The young church recently acquired the building on the 100 block of C Street, which was originally built as a drive-in restaurant and most recently housed Bartel Insurance Agency. Shepherd said he expected more volunteers to arrive later in the week from North Carolina, where he originates. His assistants pictured here include his son and grandsons.

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Happenings (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)
Happenings (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)

Happenings (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)

Karl Reimer to mark 100th birthday   ReimerKarl100thBirthday.jpg Karl C. Reimer will celebrate his 100th birthday with an open house from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 at Bethesda Home. He requests no gifts.   ?   Muriel Christiansen to celebrate 90th   ChristiansenMurial.jpg Muriel Christiansen of Durham will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from […]

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Happenings (Week of Nov. 7, 2007)

No Learning in Retirement, Nov. 12   Tabor College ?60+? Learning in Retirement program will not meet Monday, Nov. 12. The next program will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, with Kansas Speaker of the House Melvin Neufeld at the Wohlge?muth Music Education Center at the college.   Chamber to host talent show, Feb. 18   The Hillsboro Chamber […]

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Happenings (Week of Oct. 31, 2007)

Strong City arts & crafts fair, Nov. 24   Strong City will hold its annual arts and crafts fair in conjunction with the Chase County Christmas celebration. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 at St. Anthony?s Hall. Tables aren?t limited to arts and crafts. To reserve a $10 table, contact Deanna Wessel at 620-273-6459 or email, deannawessel@sbcglobal.net. […]

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