Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Cora G. Schmidt, 93

Cora G. Schmidt, 93, a seamstress and homemaker of Hesston, died May 25 at Schowalter Villa in Hesston. The service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 4, at Koerner Heights Church, Newton, with pastor Tim Mace officiating. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Eastlawn Cemetery, Hesston. She […]

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DEATH: Juanita Faye McCombs, 76

Juanita Faye McCombs, 76, died May 24 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. The service is at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro. Memorials may be made to the Juanita Faye McCombs Memorial Fund and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063. She was born Feb. 20, 1939, to Joseph […]

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Hillsboro Farmers Market to open May 28

The Hillsboro Farmers Market will begin its 2015 season Thursday, May 28, at Memorial Park, The market will be open from 5-7 p.m. The Chamber of Commerce will provide a baked-potato bar as a fundraiser meal.

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DEATH: Elda Margaret (Bartel) Bartel, 95

Elda Margaret (Bartel) Bartel, 95, died May 24 Goessel. A graveside service is at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at Alexanderwohl Cemetery. A service will follow at 11 a.m. at Alexanderwohl Church. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, with family present from 6-8 p.m. at Miller-Ott Funeral Home, Goessel. She was born June 23, 1920, to John and […]

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Tabor’s World Series run ends with loss to Oklahoma Baptist

The Tabor College baseball team’s 2015 Avista-NAIA World Series run came to a close with a 5-1 loss to top-seeded Oklahoma Baptist in an elimination game Monday. The Bluejays and the Bison were not unfamiliar opponents. The teams had met in late March at Wichita State’s Eck Stadium, with Oklahoma Baptist gaining a 5-4 victory. While the Bluejays had a […]

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Longworth pitches complete-game shutout to keep Tabor’s World Series hopes alive

Once again, Russell Longworth came through for the Tabor College baseball team in a do-or-die situation. Facing elimination in their second game of the NAIA World Series Saturday, the Bluejays entrusted the ball to Longworth, who pitched a complete-game shutout to give Tabor a 2-0 victory over No. 7 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.). As he had in Tabor’s opening round championship […]

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Tabor baseball suffers 9-1 loss to open NAIA World Series

The Tabor College baseball team suffered a 9-1 loss to Embry-Riddle in its first game of the 2015 Avista-NAIA World Series Friday. Eagle starter Stetson Nelson (10-4) threw a lockdown effort, pitching five no-hit innings before surrendering a single to Alex Couch in the bottom of the sixth. Nelson earned the win, scattering three hits and one earned run over […]

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Hillsboro softball heading for state after 10-0 regional championship win

The sun shone brightly and warmly on the Hillsboro softball team Thursday, and the Trojans were hot enough to win the Class 3A regional tournament in Marion with a 10-0 run-rule win over Council Grove. After slogging through a cool and wet 4-0 semifinal victory over Halstead on Tuesday, the Trojans took charge of the rescheduled championship game with a […]

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Tabor College commencement moved indoors

Due to the inclement weather forecast for this weekend, the 105th Tabor College commencement scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, May 23, and the President’s Party at 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 22, will both be in the Tabor College Gymnasium on D Street in Hillsboro. President Jules Glanzer made the announcement today. “After checking various weather apps, and given the weather […]

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PHOTOS—Tabor College baseball team’s NAIA Opening Round championship victory over Bellevue

To view photos from the Tabor College baseball team’s NAIA Opening Round championship victory over Bellevue, click here. The Bluejays (53-10) have received the No. 3 seed in the 2015 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series and will open play against No. 6 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) (39-17) Friday at 5 p.m.

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