Category: Daily Life

Daily Life (July 27, 2016)

Free screening for children A free screening for children birth through 5 years old will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9 in Hillsboro. Appointments will be available from 9-11:30 a.m. At the screening, development will be checked in the areas of cognitive, motor, speech/language and social/emotional. Vision and hearing will also be screened. This process usually takes at least one hour […]

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Deaths (July 27, 2016)

• dorothy j. foth, 89, of Hillsboro and a cook at public schools, died July 18 at Halstead. The service was July 25 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church officiated by pastor Loyal Martin. Burial will be at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Ceme­tery at Hillsboro. She was born April 19, 1927, to Peter B. and Mar­ga­ret (Franz) Nickel at Goessel. On Nov. […]

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Senior Scribbles (July 27, 2016)

hillsboro senior center This week our Marion County Fair starts Wednesday, July 27, and runs through Saturday, July 30. We hope you can get out to the fair grounds to look around. Tina Spencer, Marion County clerk, will be at the center July 28 to show seniors how the new voting system works electronically. We need help with volunteers and […]

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Daily Life (July 20, 2016)

Tai Chi, diabetes classes in Peabody The Marion County Department on Aging will offer two classes in the Peabody community starting next month. A Tai Chi class will be offered at 10:30 a.m. in the Peabody Senior Center starting Aug. 2. This class will last six weeks, and there is no charge to participate. Call Lou Ann at the Peabody […]

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Births (July 20, 2016)

Rocco Aita Emilio and Janie Aita of Parsons announce the birth of their son, Rocco Gabriel Aita, born June 26 at Labette County Hospital, Parsons. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Welcoming him home were siblings Antonio, 9, Sebastian, 7, Raphael and Mariana 5, and Gemma, 2. Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Jeanne Rziha of […]

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Card Showers (July 20, 2016)

Cards sought for Florence couple Bob and Betty Hanes of Florence were married July 28,1951, at the home of Bob’s parents, Catherine and Ernest Mize of Arkansas. Both were raised in Arkansas. Following their marriage and a honeymoon, they moved to Florence. The couple arrived in Florence just after the 1951 flood, They lived in Florence most of their 65 […]

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Weddings (July 20, 2016)

Weddings (July 20, 2016)

Lehigh couple united May 22 Phillip and Jena Terrell of Lehigh were married at 7 p.m. May 22 at the groom’s farm in Lehigh, with Cayle Zweygardt, a friend of the family, officiating. The double-ring ceremony was attended by the bride’s parents Shari and Frank Prescher of Chapman and Kenny and Rita Jones of Enterprise and the groom’s parents Dave […]

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Senior Scribbles (July 20, 2016)

hillsboro senior center We want to thank everyone who attended the far­m­ers market meal, hosted by the senior center. The center served more than 165 people. We are grateful for every bit of help received for the senior center. Our ice cream social is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 5. In addition, we will have sloppy joes, chips, pie a la […]

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Deaths (July 20, 2016)

Deaths (July 20, 2016)

• rodger l. sidener, 65, a farmer and stockman of Burns, died July 9 at Via Christi-St. Francis in Wich­ita. A memorial graveside service was at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, July 16, at the Won­sevu Cemetery in Burns. He was born March 7, 1951, to Lee and Evelyn (Kirkpatrick) Sidener at New­ton. Survivors include his mother of Burns. Memorials may be […]

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Daily Life (July 13, 2016)

Twilight swim at Hillsboro pool The Hillsboro Municipal Swimming Pool is having a twilight swim from 9 p.m. to midnight, July 15. The donation is three non-perishable food items or $4 with all proceeds going to Main Street Ministries. All the lifeguards and everyone working at the facility are donating their time for the event. Enrollment dates set for USD […]

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