Faith Christian Fellowship names new pastor

Faith Christian Fellowship names new pastor

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Woodburn Christian Church welcomes new pastor

Woodburn Christian Church welcomes new pastor

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by: LINDSAY KEEFER - Tom McCain, this year's grand marshal, stands by his 1957 Chevy, which he will likely ride in during the parade July 19.
July 16, 2014

Longtime resident and former mayor named grand marshal of…

by Lindsay Keefer
Tom McCain, longtime resident and former mayor of Hubbard, has driven the grand marshal in one of his classic cars every year of the Hop Festival except for one. Now is his turn to find someone…
by: LINDSAY KEEFER - Lill Nicholas (right) turned 100 last week. She is pictured with Cascade Park Retirement Community's oldest resident, Mary Seely, who turns 101 this month.
July 02, 2014

Woodburn woman celebrates 100th birthday

by Lindsay Keefer
Cascade Park’s longest-running resident has another milestone to celebrate. Lill Nicholas turned 100 last Wednesday, and she celebrated with a lunch and cake, surrounded by family and friends.…
by: KRISTEN FEUZ - Mason DeBruyn gets ready to go on a ride in a garbage truck at Republic Services last week.
July 02, 2014

Waste service company make 5-year-old's birthday special

by Lindsay Keefer
Mason DeBruyn has always been fascinated with garbage trucks. So when his fifth birthday was approaching, his aunt Kristen Feuz contacted Republic Services, the waste disposal company in…
by: COURTESY OF DONNA GRAMSE - Jaycees drive the chuckwagon through the parade in 1954, the first year of the Chuckwagon Breakfast.
July 02, 2014

Chuckwagon breakfast: A timeless Woodburn tradition

by Donna Gramse
The Fourth of July has always been a time of celebration for those who lived in Woodburn. In the early days, there was a parade, and there were floats. In the picture from about 1940, it shows…
by: DAN PRED - This smoky lime quinoa salad is pictured with tortilla chips, but can also go well with grilled fish or chicken.
June 18, 2014

Spice up summer with quinoa

by Kristy Kummer-Pred
I recently hosted a spring baby shower for a close friend at my house. The soon-to-be grandma’s house was being remodeled and I had no luck finding a cozy restaurant venue that would even return…
June 11, 2014

Spring concert on tap at Zion Mennonite Church

by Woodburn Independent
Concentio and Chamber Choir of Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts will bring their spring concert, “Voices of Eternity,” to Zion Mennonite Church, 6124 S. Whiskey Hill Road in Hubbard, at 7…
June 04, 2014

St. Paul girl named Marion County dairy princess

by Woodburn Independent
Pierson will represent county, promote dairy products Sara Pierson, of St. Paul, is the 2014 Marion County dairy princess and ambassador. Her coronation was May 13 at the Red Lion Inn in Salem.…
by: DONNA GRAMSE - The Woodburn Historical Museum has a number of donated collections, including a collection of Native American artifacts.
May 28, 2014

Historical museum is collecting collections

by Donna Gramse
The 1930s were a rough time to live here in Woodburn. It was a time that made people very thankful for small things, and when World War II came along, many of the men who went to war collected…
by: LINDSAY KEEFER - Mary Kaufman was one of North Marion Middle School's seventh-graders who participated in the world religions night at the school May 20. The event allowed her to showcase her knowledge of Hinduism.
May 28, 2014

North Marion seventh-graders share knowledge of religions

by Lindsay Keefer
North Marion seventh-graders had a chance to present their findings in a world religions event at the school May 20. The students did a comparative study of major world religions, then each…
by: LINDSAY KEEFER - North Marion High School seniors gathered for a group photo May 21 after receiving scholarships and recognition.
May 28, 2014

North Marion seniors honored May 21

by Lindsay Keefer
North Marion High School honored its graduating seniors Wednesday night with a senior awards night. Students received stoles for participation in Key Club, National Honor Society and Associated…

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