Category: Daily Life

Happenings (Week of June 6, 2007)

Free lunch for school-age kids on Wednesdays this summer!

Kids are invited to Main Street Ministries, 415 S. Main, Hillsboro, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. this Wednesday for free pizza, activities and a three-on-three basketball tournament.

Other weeks will also feature live music, games, contests, water balloons and more.

If you need a ride, call 947-3393.

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HHS Class of ?57 celebrates 50th reunion at new B&B
HHS Class of ?57 celebrates 50th reunion at new B&B

HHS Class of ?57 celebrates 50th reunion at new B&B

Classof57reunion006.jpg Click image to enlarge. The Hillsboro High School Class of ?57 enjoyed their 50-year reunion with a dinner Friday, May 25, at the new Milk & Honey Bed & Breakfast located 3? miles east of Hillsboro. Their festivities continued with golf on Saturday morning, a float in the Folk Festival Parade in the afternoon, the all-school reunion at the […]

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Prairie Days event at Maxwell refuge   Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, located six miles north of Canton, will hold its 19th annual Prairie Days event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3. The event includes buffalo tours every hour, stagecoach rides, mountain men camps and traders, early-day Kansas demonstrations, baby calf viewings, wildflower and bird […]

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Happenings (Week of May 23, 2007)

Memorial Day at Memorial Park   Memorial Day services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 28, at Memorial Park in Hillsboro, hosted by the American Legion Hillsboro Post No. 366. Speaker will be Kansas Sen. Vicki Schmidt of the 20th District. A $10 steak dinner will follow at noon in the Legion ballroom.   Book signing at Marion […]

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McLinden seeks rodeo crown
McLinden seeks rodeo crown

McLinden seeks rodeo crown

McLindenLauren.jpg Click image to enlarge Lauren McLinden, 11-year-old daughter of Chuck and Lori McLinden of Marion, will compete in the Flint Hills Rodeo Princess contest at Strong City June 1-3. Contestants will be judged on public introduction, personal interview, horsemanship pattern, princess run and horsemanship interview. Winners will be announced during the Saturday night performance. Lauren is a member of […]

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Happenings (Week of May 16, 2007)

Water-safety day at Marion Reservoir   The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Marion County Sheriff?s Department, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting a day of water safety awareness and courtesy boat inspections at the following boat ramps at Marion Reservoir from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19: Marion Cove, Hillsboro Cove, Cottonwood Point and […]

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Junior Scouts learn dog tips from 4-Hers
Junior Scouts learn dog tips from 4-Hers

Junior Scouts learn dog tips from 4-Hers

Girlscouts.jpg Click image to enlarge ?Members of the Marion Junior Girl Scout Troop 58 pose with members of the Marion County 4-H Dog Project after the Scouts watched a demonstration by 4-Hers Lauren Geis, Lisa Geis and Lauren McLinden about dog care and training March 27 at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro. The three girls talked about obedience, showmanship […]

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Happenings (Week of May 9, 2007)

Hillsboro library book group to meet   The Hillsboro Public Library book discussion group will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, May 11, in the City Building meeting room. The book for this month is ?The Persian Pickle Club? by Sandra Dallas. It is not necessary to have read the book to come to the meeting. Museum friends plan lawn concert […]

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Legion honors long-time members
Legion honors long-time members

Legion honors long-time members

AmericanLegionMen.JPG (Pictured from left) Eldon Beneke, Wesley Fenske and Leland Chizek were recognized in a dinner meeting April 16 at Stone City Cafe in Marion with 60-year membership certificates and pins by the Gilbert-Poppe American Legion Post No. 347 of Lincolnville. Also receiving recognition but not present at the meeting were Lloyd Pagenkopf and Jim Ronsick. (Click image to enlarge)

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Happenings (Week of May 2, 2007)

Chat and Dine plans May 5 potluck Marion County Lake residents past and present will have their monthly Chat and Dine potluck meeting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the South Lake Hall. Hillsboro bands, choirs plan concerts The Hillsboro middle and high school bands, directed by Gregg Walker, and choirs, directed by Lynn Just, will be presenting their […]

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