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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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Deaths (Week of August 8, 2007)

Aldine L. Funk   Aldine L. Funk, 81, former baker for USD 373, died Aug. 2 at her home. The service was Aug. 6 at First Church of God in Newton, officiated by pastor Brian Curran. She was buried in the Greenwood Cemetery, Newton. Aldine was born Oct. 25, 1925, to Albert and Anna (Scheikow?sky) Pankratz in Hillsboro. On Sept. […]

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Wedding- Ratzloff, Sidebottom marry June 16
Wedding- Ratzloff, Sidebottom marry June 16

Wedding- Ratzloff, Sidebottom marry June 16

RatzloffSidebottomWedding57.jpg Jessica Anne Ratzloff, Lehigh, and Brandon David Sidebottom, Wichita, were married at 4 p.m. June 16, at the Hillsboro United Methodist Church with pastor Nancy Douglas officiating. The bride is the daughter of Lloyd and Debbie Ratzloff, Lehigh. The groom is the son of David and Debra Sidebottom, Parker, Colo. Maid of honor was Mandy Ratzloff, Nashville, Tenn., sister […]

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Engagement- Toews, Mendoza to Wed Nov. 3
Engagement- Toews, Mendoza to Wed Nov. 3

Engagement- Toews, Mendoza to Wed Nov. 3

ToewsMendozaEngage.jpg Annaken Toews and Fran?cisco Mendoza announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Their parents are Leann and Jerry Toews, Goessel, and Leticia and Francisco Mendoza, Browsville, Texas. The bride-elect graduated with degrees in global peace and justice studies and social work from Bethel College, North Newton, and received her master?s degree in social work from the University of Washington, Seattle. […]

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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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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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