Category: Daily Life

Happenings (Week of Sept. 19, 2007)

Alpha Omega to hold silent auction The Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met Sept. 8 at the Wiebe Media Center at Hillsboro High School. The next meeting will be Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Wiebe Media Center, and will include the annual silent auction, which is used to fund scholarships for women in Marion County who […]

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Happenings (Week of September 12, 2007)

Library accepting book donations   The Hillsboro Public Library is accepting book donations for its upcoming book sale at the end of September. Only books in good condition will be accepted. Popular items include children?s books, Westerns and cookbooks. Proceeds from the book sale will help purchase new materials for the library. For more information, contact the library at 620-947-3827. […]

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Happenings (Week of September 5, 2007)

Storytime to begin Sept. 19 & 20 A new session of Storytime at the Hillsboro Public Library will begin Sept. 19 and 20. The 40-minute sessions include book reading, activities and crafts for 3-year-olds through kindergartners. Classes are offered from 10:15 to 10:55 a.m. or 1:45 to 2:25 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 10:15 to 10:55 a.m. on Thursdays. There […]

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Happenings (Week of August 29, 2007)
Happenings (Week of August 29, 2007)

Happenings (Week of August 29, 2007)

Intermediate-level aerobics offered   The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Melanie Johnson will be offering an aerobic class for the intermediate-level participant who is looking for a fun and challenging workout. The format will vary from standard hi/low impact aerobics, step aerobics, kickboxing, strength training and circuit/interval style classes. The emphasis will be overall wellness, safety and enjoyment of exercise. Classes […]

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Happenings (Week of August 22, 2002)

LTCU to hold fundraiser Aug. 23   The Hillsboro Long Term Care Unit will hold a fundraiser meal from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Hillsboro Farmer?s Market. In addition to the meal, raffle tickets will be sold for a 50-year-old antique tablecloth as well as a crochet doily. Funds raised from the event will go […]

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Happenings (Week of August 15, 2007)

Blood drive scheduled for Aug. 17? A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 at United Methodist Church, 905 E. D St., Hillsboro. Walk-in donors are welcome, but those with appointments will have first priority. To make an appointment, call 1-800-GIVE LIFE. Child development screening Aug. 21 A free screening for children […]

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Hillsboro Class of 1997
Hillsboro Class of 1997

Hillsboro Class of 1997

1997HHSClassReunion.jpg Click image to enlarge The Hillsboro High School Class of 1997 met July 14 at the Hillsboro Scout House for a 10-year class reunion. It was a casual event with a BBQ pork sandwich meal and time to get reacquainted. The event was organized by Jessi (Thurston) Weisbeck and Keli Chisholm. Back row: (l-r) Jessi (Thurston) Weisbeck, Marc Schroeder, Eric […]

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Happenings (Week of August 8, 2007)

Book group to meet Friday at library   Hillsboro Public Library?s book discussion group will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at the public library. The discussion will cover ?The Kite Runner? by Khaled Hosseini. It is not necessary to have read the book to attend the meeting. For more information contact 947-3827. State fair to host BBQ lamb […]

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Welcome home for local Guardsmen
Welcome home for local Guardsmen

Welcome home for local Guardsmen

SimonMakovecP7252456.jpg Click image to enlarge Dale Makovec (left) helps hold the banner presented to his son Simon as part of a ?welcome home? for four local members of the Kansas National Guard Unit that recently returned from combat duty in Iraq. The presentations were made at a ceremony hosted by American Legion Post 366 in Hillsboro following the Marion County […]

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One big melon
One big melon

One big melon

DonaldEwertCantaloupeP1010012.jpg Donald Ewert holds a cantalope that weighed in at 14.3 pounds. Ewert harvested the large melon from his cantalope patch located northwest of Durham. He said he has been planting cantalopes for about 10 years, and this one is the biggest he?s ever grown?or seen, for that matter.

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