Category: Daily Life

Births (Week of April 11, 2007)
Births (Week of April 11, 2007)

Births (Week of April 11, 2007)

Kaitlynn Bina kaitlynnbinabirth.jpg Jeff and Terri Bina of Marion announce the birth of a daughter, Kaitlynn Terese, born March 13. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long. She joins siblings Justin, 10, Brendon, 8, and Quinten, 3 1/2. Grandparents are Ladd and Luci Helmer and Dean and Pat Bina, all of Marion. Great-grandparents are Eldena Helmer […]

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Friesen, Funks reel in whoppin? catch
Friesen, Funks reel in whoppin? catch

Friesen, Funks reel in whoppin? catch

friesenhawaiiantrip.jpg Courtesy photo Andy Friesen, grandson Jordan Funk and son-in-law Wendell Funk show off the 9-foot, 126 1/2-pound blue marlin they caught on a recent fishing trip off the coast of Kona, Hawaii. It took 45 minutes to reel in the fish.

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Happenings (Week of April 4, 2007)
Happenings (Week of April 4, 2007)

Happenings (Week of April 4, 2007)

Various events and news items in the Free Press readership area.

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Senior Scribbles (Week of April 4, 2007)

The Hillsboro Senior Center extends a hearty welcome to new manager Karly Winter.

An Easter dinner will be held at noon April 4, followed by an Easter meditation by Dave Plett. Sign-up is requested.

Mary McFadden will give foot care April 10.

Those who would like to begin receiving the monthly newsletter can call 947-2304 or stop by the center.

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Deaths (Week of April 4, 2007)

Eldon Bargen Eldon Kliewer Bargen, 76, educator, draftsman and woodworker, died March 29 in Goessel. The service will be held at 3 p.m. April 21 at Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton with Heidi Regier Kreider officiating He was born Dec. 6, 1930, to Bernhard B. and Esther Bargen in Wichita. On Dec. 28, 1951, he was married to […]

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Reception for Warkentines? 60th
Reception for Warkentines? 60th

Reception for Warkentines? 60th

warkentine60thannivpresent.jpg ? Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Warkentine will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Peabody Unite Methodist Church. Marvin married Thelma Manka April 19, 1947, at that church. They lived in Newton the first six years of their marriage and then spent the next 40 years on […]

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Mellots to celebrate 70th anniversary
Mellots to celebrate 70th anniversary

Mellots to celebrate 70th anniversary

mellottjohnellaann.jpg John and Elda Mellott John and Elda Mellott of Peabody will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Peabody Senior Center. Their children and grandchildren will host. John Mellott and Elda Schmidt were married April 7, 1937, at the Salem Evangelical Church in Newton. John, a […]

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Tyler, Anna Krich moving toward new military posts
Tyler, Anna Krich moving toward new military posts

Tyler, Anna Krich moving toward new military posts

  krichtyler marine.jpg kitchanna marine.jpg ?Lcpl. Tyler Krich ? Pvt. Anna Kritch   Two Hillsboro High School graduates have taken on new assignments through the U.S. Armed Forces. ?Lcpl. Leland Tyler Krich was deployed March 27 to Anbar Province in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is a machine gunner assigned to the Second Marine Division, Second Battalion, […]

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Wild West World passes now available

Beginning Monday, April 2, Wild West World?s 14,000 season pass holders can now come to the season pass office to begin this historic summer of fun as Kansas? first theme park opens in a little over one month. Season pass members have the opportunity on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays to come between 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays […]

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Marler named state?s top water-plant supervisor
Marler named state?s top water-plant supervisor

Marler named state?s top water-plant supervisor

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Morgan Marler

The Kansas Rural Water Association has awarded its 2006 Water Treatment Plant Supervisor of the Year Award to Morgan Marler, who oversees water production for the city of Hillsboro.

The presentation was made at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, March 28, during the Association?s 40th Anniversary Conference and Exhibition, held at the Century II Convention Center in Wichita.

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