Category: Daily Life

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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Happenings (Week of August 1, 2007)

Card request for Bob Delk?s 85th   The family of E.R. ?Bob? Delk requests a card shower to celebrate his 85th birthday Aug. 7. Cards may be sent to 1302 Mustang Road, Marion, KS 66861.   Holy Transfiguration extends invitation   Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Christian Church invites all to join in celebrating Feast Day Aug. 5-6. The church is located […]

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Senior Scribbles (Week of August 1, 2007)

Greetings from the Hillsboro Senior Center. As we begin a new month, we hope you will join us for lunch and regular fellowship.

We will show a video, titled ?Fall Prevention for Seniors,? after lunch Thursday, Aug. 2.

National Watermelon Day is Friday, Aug. 3. Join us for some fun facts and a melon cup served at lunch.

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Deaths (Week of August 1, 2007)

Mary Just   Mary L. Just, 81, homemaker, died July 30 at Salem Nursing Home in Hillsboro. The service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 2, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastors Dave Plett and Loyal Martin officiating. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. in Hillsboro MB Cemetery. The family will receive guests from 6 p.m. to […]

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Wedding- Sedlock, Call wed in St. Louis
Wedding- Sedlock, Call wed in St. Louis

Wedding- Sedlock, Call wed in St. Louis

Sedlock-Call wedding.jpg Sarah Sedlock and Garrett Call were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony at 4:30 p.m., May 19 at Central Presbyterian Church in St. Louis, Mo. Parents of the couple are William and Barbara Sedlock of St. Louis and Patrick and Karen Call, Haven. Matron of honor was Allison Whitley of Houston, Texas. Bridal attendants were Lauren Grogan, […]

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Birth- Kiera Spencer
Birth- Kiera Spencer

Birth- Kiera Spencer

Kiera Lei hospital and home 048.jpg Steven and Brett Lynn Spencer announce the birth of their daughter, Kiera Lei Spencer, born July 7 at St. Joseph in Wichita. She weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her siblings are Nichole Bunni Spencer, 16, and Kalia Lynn Spencer, 3. Maternal grandparents are Jack and Marjory Boese and Rick […]

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Happenings (Week of July 25, 2007)

Local theater group to meet Aug. 9   The meeting of the Marion County Community Theatre Co. will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Marion Municipal Building. Anyone from the county who wishes to join this group is welcome to come to the meeting. For more information, call Margo Yates at 620-382-3425, Jami Williams at 620-382-3703 […]

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Senior Scribbles (Week of July 25, 2007)

Greetings from the Hillsboro Senior Center.

Friday, July 27, is Bugs Bunny Day. Join us for some ?Bugs? cartoons
before lunch at 10:30 a.m. Jona Baltzer will provide special music
after lunch.

We hope you will make time to visit us for lunch or a program as the month of July fades into August.

A
big thank you to our weekly volunteers: Lois Nuss, Carol Unruh, Irma
Koop, Shirley Weibert, JoAnne Flurot, Marcella Mohn, Margaret Funk,
Darlene Matz, Mariann Unruh and Mildred Jantz.

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Deaths (Week of July 25, 2007)

Leonard Friesen Leonard K. Friesen, 80, businessman, died July 23 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 27, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, with pastor Roy Keller officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m., prior to the service, in Guadenau Cemetery. The family will receive guests from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, […]

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