Daily Life (Aug. 11 2010)

Pre-plant wheat meeting scheduled


Marion County Extension will hold a pre-plant wheat meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

A meal will be served and sponsored by Ag Service, said Ricky Roberts, Marion County agriculture extension agent.

Jim Shroyer, Kansas State University wheat specialist, will discuss varieties, performance and also crop rotation systems.

Erick De Wolf, KSU plant pathologist, will discuss wheat diseases.

The registration deadline is Aug. 9. To make reservations or for more information, call the extension office at 620-382-2325 or email: rroberts@ksu.edu.


Senior Center plans 50th-year event


Bob Delk & the Boys will be the featured performers at a 50th-year celebration and fundraiser for the Hillsboro Senior Center at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27.

For a minimum donation of $5, participants can also enjoy ice cream and dessert.

Organizers request that people interested in attending the event RSVP by Aug. 20 by calling 947-2304. The center is located at 212 N. Main in Hillsboro. Outdoor movie will play Saturday


The public is invited to a family movie night at 8 p.m. Satur?day, Aug. 15, at the Schaeffler House, located at the corner of Grand and Jefferson streets, Hillsboro.

The movie is about a boy who thinks he can change the world with the power of an idea.

Slushies, popcorn, candy and soft drinks will be sold by the Hillsboro Convention and Visitors Burea. Organizers are encouraging everyone to bring lawn chairs, blankets and bug spray and enjoy an inspiring, family-friendly movie.

Salem Home and Great Plains Credit Union are sponsoring the event.


Hillsboro book club postpones meeting


Hillsboro Public Library’s Book Discussion group will not meet Friday, Aug. 13, as originally planned.

The meeting has been rescheduled to 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, in the Hillsboro?City?Building meeting room, 116 E. Grand.

The book for discussion this month is ?Rebecca? by Daphne du Maurier.


Legacy to sing at First Mennonite


Legacy Quartet from Denver, Colo., will be in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at First Menno?nite Church in Hillsboro.

From its beginning in 1981, Legacy has maintained its style in the Southern Gospel tradition.

?The unique harmony, the joy and spirit along with the variety, depth and meaning of the songs they sing, create loyal audiences wherever they perform,? according to Doug Huxman, event organizer.

Legacy has performed in churches, banquets, retreats, athletic events, high schools, colleges, universities, radio and television, municipal auditoriums, fairs and many other events.

Through its association with Global Connections Intl., the quartet has sung in South Korea, Australia, Cuba and Canada.

Legacy?s members live in Colorado. They are Chris Gaines, tenor, from Greeley; Mitch Rogge, lead, Denver; Steve Taylor, baritone, Henderson; and Norm Huxman, bass, Arvada.

Legacy will be in concert at Buhler High School at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, and at New Hope Evangelical Church in McPherson at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 22.

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