Category: Daily Life

Deaths (January 3, 2018)

Deaths (January 3, 2018)

• BETTY DIRKS, 86, died Dec. 29 at Parkside Homes in Hills­boro. The service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at Park­view Mennonite Breth­ren Church, 610 S. Main St., Hillsboro. Burial will be at Gnadenau Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. Visitation with family was 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro. She was born […]

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Senior Scribbles (January 3, 2018)

HILLSBORO senior center We hope everyone has a happy new year. And, for those who haven’t been at the center for lunch, we hope those folks will consider joining us soon. We are also in need of volunteers, and as an incentive, lunch is free the day someone helps. Foot care is Tuesday, Jan. 2, and for those wanting this […]

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Daily Life (December 27, 2017)

Reception to honor Mayor Dalke Dec. 28 Mayor Delores Dalke is finishing 24 years as mayor of the city of Hillsboro. She will be honored for her long, dedicated service with a reception from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at Hillsboro City Hall, 118 E. Grand Ave. Stop by and offer your congratulations for her work with the city and […]

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Senior Scribbles (December 27, 2017)

HILLSBORO senior center We hope everyone had a merry Christmas. We will be having Show-and-Tell Friday, Dec. 29, so bring anything to share. We will be closed Monday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday. We will be selling tickets through January for the motorcycle. All proceeds go to the senior center. It is for a great cause. We also […]

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Card Showers (December 20, 2017)

Card Showers (December 20, 2017)

Kelsey Anniversary Kelseys to celebrate 40th anniversary Forest and Bea Kelsey were married Jan. 3, 1978, at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion. Rev. Robert Priest married the couple. Their attendants were Don and Judy Winter and Keith and Joan Kelsey. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kelsey, Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Winter and Judy Priest. After a wedding trip […]

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Births (December 20, 2017)

Births (December 20, 2017)

Titus Whiteman Jess and Kimberly Whiteman announce the birth of their son, Titus Reuben Whiteman, born Dec. 1 at Manhattan. He weighed 8 pounds and was 201⁄2 inches long. Siblings are Aubrey, 7, Kipton, 5, and Ivan, 3. Maternal grandparents are Paul and Linda Harden of Ashland, and paternal grandparents are Gail and Louise Whiteman of Marion.

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Daily Life (December 20, 2017)

Marion library to host movie Dec. 27 An action-packed comedy will play at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 27 in Santa Fe Room at the Marion City Library. Children under 8 must be with an adult. Snacks will be provided. The movie’s plot finds Surly, a mischievous squirrel, with a mission: to get the tastiest nuts for winter. When he discovers a […]

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Deaths (December 20, 2017)

• JANETTE M. (LOEWEN) PARMLEY, 64, a long-time re­si­dent of the Florence area, died Dec. 13 at Peabody Health and Rehab. The service was Dec. 19 at United Methodist Church of Florence. Burial was at Hill­crest Cemetery, Florence. She was born Feb. 28, 1953, to Paul and Darlene (Davis) Loewen at Hillsboro. Survivors include husband Tim of Florence; sons James […]

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Senior Scribbles (December 20, 2017)

hillsboro senior center The center’s fundraising event will continue through January with chances sold for a motorcycle. Thus far, 93 tickets were sold, but we are hoping to sell all 300 tickets available. Anyone interested in buying a ticket, but can’t get to the center before 2 p.m. can also call us at 620-947-4155. At the Dec. 19 board meeting, […]

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Daily Life (December 13, 2017)

HCF application deadline is Dec. 22 The Hillsboro Commun­ity Foundation is accepting applications for grant funds to be distributed in 2018 from the Hillsboro Area Impact Fund. Organizations may apply that are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) and serve Hillsboro and surrounding communities. Application forms can be downloaded from hillsboro­free­press.com or cityofhillsboro.net. The deadline for submission is […]

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