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Local restaurant closes, will be replaced soon

Panda Kitchen has closed but there is a sign for a new Chinese food restaurant coming to Hillsboro. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press

For the last six years, Marion County residents have been able to enjoy Chinese food at Panda Kitchen in Hillsboro. The Lin family has run it the entire time. But now, the family is moving to Kansas City and they have closed the Panda Kitchen for good. The owner, ...

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Roy highlights all that TC Wireless has to offer

As Hillsboro’s Economic Development Director, one of the things I’ve wanted to do since I arrived in June of 2017, is to do a business spotlight article. My intent with this series of articles is to explore the businesses we have right here in Hillsboro and the surrounding area to help bring awareness to services they offer. My ...

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Community Foundation awards grants to several groups at ball game

15 organizations received grants from the Hillsboro Community Foundations for a total of $21,730 given out. The checks were presented during halftime of the Hillsboro boys game two weeks ago. ...

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First time homebuyer’s seminar scheduled for potential buyers

Learning the ins and outs of purchasing a home will be the focus of a seminar, hosted by The Citizens State Bank from 7-8 p. m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Newton’s Meridian Center. The First time Homebuyer’s seminar is free and open to anyone, who has ever considered taking the next step toward homeownership. “The seminar helps ...

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Veh named Parkside CEO / Administrator

Parkside is pleased to announce Dawn Veh as CEO/Administrator, as of January 2, 2019. She has been the interim CEO/Administrator since June 2018. Veh comes to Parkside with more than 30 years of experience in health care and administration. After growing ...

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St Luke to bring in OB, Turner for visits to hospital

McPherson Hospital and St. Luke Hospital in Marion are pleased to announce that Carl Turner, D. O. , family medicine physician with OB is now seeing patients in Marion at St. Luke Hospital. In Marion, Dr. Turner will work with expectant mothers through delivery. Services provided will include ...

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Parkside Homes opens a new beauty shop

Members of the community, members of the Doris Arnold family and Parkside Homes residents gather around as Doris Arnold cuts the ribbon for the new fully equipped beauty salon called Hairsay Salon. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press

Parkside Homes opened a new beauty shop, Hairsay Salon, on Tuesday, Oct. 30. It is located in the East Hall, also known as the congregate living building, downstairs. CEO Dawn Vey welcomed guest to the ribbon cutting and then had board member Linda Peters share about the new shop. “Doris (Arnolds) and I started a plan. It was off and ...

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Results announced for recent fundraiser

Drive 4ur School Results The sign ups have been counted and the Official count is 273 x $20 = $5,520!! That's a whole bunch of Money!! Way to go Everyone!! The waivers have been confirmed by the Drive 4 ur School HQ , and here are the official results and how the sign ups break down. ...

Local boy runs his own business

Lane Rogers helps his customer Becky Suderman as she chooses what lures she wants. He had a booth near the Hillsboro Arts and Crafts Fair on Sept. 15 and did well in sales. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press

Lane Rogers, 13, is your average busy middle school student at Hillsboro Middle School. But, in addition to the normal school, football and chores at home, he is busy running his own business. Rogers pours, paints and makes skirts for his growing line of fishing lures called Lane's Lures. He also packages and sells them. “A family friend ...

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New cardiovascular doctor joins ranks in Hillsboro

Hillsboro area residents now can receive comprehensive cardiovascular care at Hillsboro Community Hospital, your neighborhood hospital, rather than traveling to out-of-town for similar services. ...

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