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Hillsboro Community News

Aug 29, 2017

The local Harlan cousins got together at the Hillsboro School Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. Represented were the towns of Hillsboro, Fairfield, Keokuk and Cedar Falls. Present were also people from South Carolina, Florida and Texas. The actual 330th Harlan Reunion was held this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but no one from this area was able to attend.

The Hillsboro Public Library recently added new books to its shelves, including: “The Pearl Thief” by Elizabeth Wein; “Promise of Dawn” by Lauraine Snelling; “Thick as Thieves” by Megan Whalen Turner. The library is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The library will be closed Monday, Sept. 4 for Labor Day.

The Hillsboro Fire and Rescue Department’s 26th Annual Christmas Craft Show will be Saturday, Nov. 11. If you would like to be a vendor or know someone who would be interested please contact Linda Carter at 319-253-4045 or Nancy Griffin at Hillsboro City Hall at 319-253-4465 during business hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:30-1:30 p.m. for more information.

This is one of the events that the Fire and Rescue Department does throughout the year to raise money for the department. Mark your calendars and come support the volunteer department either by setting up as a vendor or browsing the many tables of crafts and baked goods for the holidays. The firemen and women will be serving food during the day.

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