Category: Daily Life

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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Births (Week of May 23, 2007)
Births (Week of May 23, 2007)

Births (Week of May 23, 2007)

Cassidy Bernhardt   BernhardtCassidy birth.JPG Click image to enlarge   Kelly and Brenda Bernhardt of Marion announce the birth of a daughter, Cassidy Michelle, born May 1 at Newton Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. She joins sisters Cheyenne, 5, and Callie, 3. Grandparents are LaVerne and Janice Stika of Herington and Jim […]

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Deaths (Week of May 23, 2007)

Ella Becker   Ella Becker, 93, former owner of Lighthouse Christian Book and Gift Store, died May 13 in Hillsboro. The service was held May 17 at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro with pastor Dave Plett officiating. Burial was at Schartner Cemetery in Marion, S.D. She was born May 14, 1913, to Abraham and Helena (Unruh) Unruh in Dolton, S.D. […]

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Weddings- Moffitt, Craft marry March 17
Weddings- Moffitt, Craft marry March 17

Weddings- Moffitt, Craft marry March 17

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Melissa Ann Moffitt and Shaun Robert Craft were married March 17 at Prince of Peace Parish in Olathe, with Father Frank Burger officiating.

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Anniversaries-Hieberts celebrating 50th anniversary

Donald E. and Jane Hiebert of rural Newton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the 1904 Preparatory School in Goessel. Donald E. Hiebert and Jane Klassen were married May 25, 1957, at the First Presbyterian Church in Halstead. He is a lifelong farmer and she is […]

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Engagements (Week of May 23, 2007)
Engagements (Week of May 23, 2007)

Engagements (Week of May 23, 2007)

Hess, Mai plan July 28 wedding HessMai Engag.jpg Click image to enlarge.   Lynn Nicole Hess of Goessel and Kent Arthur Mai of Goessel, together with their parents announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Keith and Sherry Hess of Marion and the granddaughter of Dale and Lorraine Snelling of Wonsevu and Linda Hess of […]

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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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Engagements (Week of May 16, 2007)
Engagements (Week of May 16, 2007)

Engagements (Week of May 16, 2007)

Albrecht, Rhodes to wed July 14 AlbrechtRhodes Engage.jpg Click image to enlarge   Mike and Hallie Albrecht and Jerry and Patti Rhodes, all of Philip, S.D., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Lexie Anne Albrecht and Jerry William Rhodes Jr. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lee and Verda Albrecht of Hillsboro. She graduated in 2003 from […]

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Anniversaries (Week of May 16, 2007)
Anniversaries (Week of May 16, 2007)

Anniversaries (Week of May 16, 2007)

Klassens nearing 40th anniversary     KlassenReubenAnniv.jpg Click image to enlarge. Ruben and Analene Klassen of rural Newton will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary May 18 with a card shower. They were married May 18, 1967, at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in rural Goessel. They have four children, Dale and Bev of Goshen, Ind., Dwight and Sherie, both of rural Newton, […]

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