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2015 was a year for city projects

2015 was a year for city projects

Workers with Circle C Paving of Goddard apply a seal coat to Grand Avenue and Main Street in downtown Hillsboro. The year 2015 may be remembered most fort the plethora of visible upgrades and new projects that were completed or addressed. The year began with the intent to clean up some ?dangerous structures? in town, but as many as 10 […]

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Weddings (December 30, 2015)

Weddings (December 30, 2015)

Hefley, Meyerpeter wedding Sept. 26 Hefley, Meyerpeter wedding Sept. 26 Amber Hefley and Matthew Meyerpeter were married Sept. 26 in the Garden Chapel at Big Cedar Resort near Branson, Mo., with brother Jason Meyerpeter officiating. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Leanna Hefley of Hillsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late M.V. and Ruby Hefley of Hillsboro […]

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Deaths (December 30, 2015)

? OMA LOU (FREY) MUSHRUSH, 86, of Elmdale, died Saturday, Dec. 19 at Stormont Vail Health Center in Topeka. The service was Dec. 23 at the First Presbyterian Church at Cottonwood Falls. Burial was at Prairie Grove Cemetery, west of Cottonwood Falls. She was born July 2 1929, to Frank Shipman and Hazel Lucille (Talkington) Frey in Chase County. On […]

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letters (December 30, 2015)

Do we fit ?Small town, big heart?? When fellow Hillsboro High graduate Anna Woelk and I decided to attend a ?peaceful demonstration of support? at the Islamic Center of Kansas on Dec. 12, neither of us thought it would turn into a Hillsboro High School reunion. And yet, when we heard a voice say, ?Muslim prayers will start in five […]

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Economic development looks to local leadership

The year 2015 began with a locally organized training program to prepare retail business owners to compete with ?big box? stores like the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, which opened in Hillsboro in April. The year ended with a new Dollar General Store opening in Marion. In between, local businesses experienced transitions in leadership and services, and the city?s of Marion and […]

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Letters (December 23, 2015)

Royals provided a boost for all of us Regarding the Through My Lens column (Janae Rempel, Dec. 2 issue), I read with much interest about your trip to Kansas City for the Royals? victory parade because I was in Kansas City for reasons that were not to see the Royals. I was in the KU Medical Center recovering from a […]

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Daily Life (December 16, 2015)

Christmas service at Alexanderwohl The community is invited to attend a Christmas Day service starting at 10 a.m. at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel. An organ prelude begins at 9:45 a.m. by Jason Peters, organist. Pastor Linda Ewert will give the meditation and interim pastor Peter Emery will sing, ?O Holy Night? in German. Everyone is welcome. The church is […]

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Deaths (December 16, 2015)

? carol ann anson, 80, retired custodian foreman and cook, died Dec. 3 at Stillwater, Okla. A graveside service was Dec. 9 at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Hillsboro. She was born Oct. 10, 1935, to Jacob and Clara (Haas) Laubhan at Hillsboro. On July 2, 1991, she was married to Herman Anson, who survives. Other survivors include children Darrell Stewart, […]

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Anniversaries, September 2, 2015

Anniversaries, September 2, 2015

Family celebrates parent?s 60th event Don and Marilyn Mosiman of rural Valley Center are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 2. They were married Sept. 2, 1955 at First Baptist Church in Valley Center. In addition to a lifetime of devotion to each other, their children and grandchildren, Don is a lifetime farmer and stockman, and Marilyn worked 20 years […]

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Deaths, September 2, 2015

? JAMES T. HAYNES JR., 72, a nomad traveler, died Aug. 27 at Hillsboro Community Hospital. The service was Aug. 30 at Sunset Spiritualist Church, Wells. He was born April 13, 1943, to James T. and Lena (Maghe) Haynes Sr. at Pittsburg. Survivors include sons James H. Haynes and John D. Haynes, both of Wichita; brother Dennis Haynes of Salina; […]

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