Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Kristine Farr, 55

Kristine Farr, 55, of Hillsboro, and a parole officer for the state of Kansas, died Aug. 29 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita. A private service is planned. She was born Aug. 26, 1959, in Bartlesville, Okla. Survivors include daughter Desirae and husband Chance Stephens of Wichita; sisters Debi Stanton of Pueblo, Colo., Jeri Clark of Harrison, Ark.; parents, […]

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DEATH: Lon Kerbs, 68

Lon Kerbs, 68, died Aug. 28 at Durham. The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro. He was born Dec. 4, 1946, to Wallace and Gertrude (Wiens) Kerbs at McPherson. Survivors include son Jeff and wife Denise Kerbs of Amarillo, Texas; daughters Krista and husband Kurt Myrick of Austin, […]

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DEATH: Carol E. Dies, 76

Carol E. Dies, 76, a legal secretary, of Moundridge and formerly of McPherson and Lehigh, died Aug. 26 at McPherson Hospital. The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Kansas Ave., McPherson. Burial will be at McPherson Cemetery.Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 at Stockham Family […]

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View 2013 Delinquent Taxes

As a public service by the Hillsboro Free Press, find the 2013 Marion County Delinquent Tax list available for download here. Per this list the delinquent taxes are in excess of $432,000.00. Click here

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Gypsum man dies in one-vehicle crash

A one-vehicle fatality accident involving a 73-year-old Gypsum man occurred about noon Aug. 20 at 290th Road between Nighthawk and Mustang. According to Marion County Sheriff Rob Craft, Richard G. Hoye, driving a blue 1995 Ford Crown Victoria passenger car, left the roadway to the south side of the road and struck the bridge. “After striking the bridge, the vehicle […]

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DEATH: Harold (Spud) Pschigoda, 90

Harold (Spud) Pschigoda, 90, died Aug. 19 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. Visitation with the family is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro. No funeral service is planned. He was born May 26, 1924, to Chris and Ernestine (Pjeskie) Pschigoda at Hope. Survivors include son Jay and wife […]

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Pep rally this Friday in Newton to honor Jim Ryan

The Kansas Sports Museum, located in the Chisholm Trail Mall in Newton, will be hosting a pep rally featuring track and field legend, congressman, author and educator Jim Ryan starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22. The pep rally will honor the Wichita East High, University of Kansas and Olympic legend on the 50th anniversary of his sub-4 minute mile […]

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DEATH: Harold Kasper, 83

Harold Kasper, 83, a cattleman and farmer, of Hillsboro, died Aug. 16 at Hillsboro Community Hospital. The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, with pastor Brian Allen officiating. He was born July 29, 1931, to David and Susie (Block) Kasper at Hillsboro. His wife, Shirley Kasper of rural Hillsboro, […]

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DEATH: Katherine J. Vickrey, 73

Katherine J. Vickrey, 73, a retired LPN of Canton, died Aug. 13 at McPherson Hospital in McPherson. A memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at Canton Christian Church, 111 N. Fifth St., Canton. A private burial will be at Canton Township Cemetery. No visitation is scheduled. She was born Dec. 30, 1940, to Fred and Helen […]

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Primary election results in Marion County

Following are the results of Tuesday’s primary election in Marion County. U.S. SENATE Republican: Pat Roberts, 837, Milton Wolf 758, Alvin E. Zahtner 112, D.J. Smith 92 Democrat: Patrick Weisner 106, Chad Taylor 87 U.S. REPRESENTATIVE – 1st District Republican: Tim Huelskamp 1,073, Ala LaPolice 732 Democrat: James E. Sherow 106, Bryan R. Whitney 91 GOVERNOR / LT. GOVERNOR Republican: […]

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