Category: Breaking News

ELECTION RESULTS for Marion County contested races

The following are unofficial totals in contested races from the Tuesday, April 7, Marion County general election. According to Tina Spencer, election officer, the totals include combined regular and absentee ballots. Florence Mayor Robert Gayle …………….. 65 Mary Shipman …………..52 Write-in ……………………… 2 Florence 1st Council Daniel Ludwig…………… 20 Paul Reilly Reid………… 32 Florence 2nd Council Trayce Warner…………….36 Write-In ……………………. […]

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DEATH: Earl R. Mann, 87

Earl R. Mann, 87, a foreman of Vulcan Materials Company of Wichita, died April 2 at Via Christi-St Francis, Wichita. The service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at First Mennonite Brethren Church, 21st and Tyler, Wichita. Visitation begins at noon, also at the church. A private burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence. He was born March […]

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DEATH: Joyce A. Ediger, 66

Joyce A. Ediger, 66, a bookkeeper and nurses aide, died April 2 at her home in Moundridge. The service will be at 11 a.m. April 9 at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro. She was born March 13, 1949, to Allen and Leona Wiens Funk at Hillsboro. On June 16, 1967, she was married to Lee L. Ediger, who survives. Other […]

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DEATH: Lester E. Tajchman, 78

Lester E. Tajchman, 78, a farmer of Lincolnville, died April 3 at Pinnacle Park Care Home of Salina. The service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 6, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lincolnville. A private burial will be in the Pilsen Cemetery. He was born Jan. 16, 1937, to John and Elizabeth (Srajer) Tajchman at Pilsen. His wife, Ruth […]

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DEATH: Kathleen Annette (Delk) Schmidt, 72

Kathleen Annette (Delk) Schmidt, 72, a retired medical records clerk, of Park City, died March 25. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, at Baker Funeral Home, 100 S. Cedar Ave., Valley Center. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 20, also at the funeral home. She was born to Clifford and Evelyn Ruth (Warkentin) […]

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DEATH: Darlene L. Drinnen, 91

Darlene L. Drinnen, 91, died March 25 at Peabody Care Center in Peabody. The funeral is at 10 a.m. Monday, March 30, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with pastor Bill Eichelberger officiating. Visitation is from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Petersen Funeral Home. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the Frankfurt Cemetery in Frankfurt. She was born […]

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DEATH: Wesley Alan Reimer, 56

Wesley Alan Reimer, 56, co-owner of Reimer Construction, died March 16 at Minneola District Hospital. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Emmanuel Mennonite Cemetery, Meade. The memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 310 N. Main St., Ashland. He was born April 16, 1958, to Isaac T. and Anna L. (Krocker) Reimer […]

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DEATH: Rosemary A. Garrard, 77

Rosemary A. Garrard, 77, of Antelope, who worked in elderly services and later at St. Luke Auxiliary Shop, died March 17 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion. The memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Valley United Methodist Church, 300 Santa Fe St., Marion. Visitation with family will follow the funeral service at the church. Cremation has […]

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DEATH: Ruth Stahl, 79

Ruth Stahl, 79, of Strong City, a retired registered nurse, died March 16 at her home. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Flint Hills Community Church, 805 Kansas Highway 177, Cottonwood Falls, with pastor Bill Damberg officiating. A private burial will be at Homestead Cemetery. Visitation, with the family, will be from 6 […]

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View slideshow of Centre girls at the Class 1A-Div. 1 state tournament

To view photos from Centre’s games at Emporia, click on the link below. Quarterfinals: Centre 46, Ingalls 38 Semifinals: Hoxie 64, Centre 37 Third place: Centre 48, St. Paul 44 http://pages.hillsborofreepress.com/slideshows/2015/centre-girls-at-2015-class-1a-div-1-state/

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