Category: Daily Life

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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Daily Life (hug. 27, 2014

Fall prevention classes in Goessel The Marion County Department on Aging will offer the Stepping On fall prevention program in Goessel starting Tuesday, Sept 9. The program is intended for people who are afraid of falling, have fallen in the past year, and are wanting to improve their balance and strength to prevent falls, according to coordinator Gayla Ratzlaff. The […]

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Senior Scribbles (Aug. 27, 2014)

Hillsboro Senior Center We want to thank everyone who played an instrument last week at our jam session. We plan to make this a monthly event, and I will have the date in the “Scribbles” when the next one will be. As August comes to a close, we are planning to play Bingo on Wednesday, Aug. 27. Show ‘n tell […]

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Deaths (Aug. 27, 2014)

• 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 […]

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Daily Life (August 20, 2014)

Two blood drives planned for August The American Red Cross is planning two blood drives in Marion County during August. The first will be 1-6 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 E. D St. The second will be 2-6 p.m. Aug. 27 at Goessel Mennonite Church, 109 S. Church St. The American Red Cross continues to […]

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Harper Nicole Holt

Harper Nicole Holt

BIRTH_HarperHolt Denton and Alyssa Holt of Cedar Vale announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Nicole Holt, born Aug. 7 at William Newton Hospital in Winfield. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 211⁄4 inches long. Welcoming her home was her brother, Devin, 2. Maternal grandparents are George and Dawn Luna of Antelope. Maternal great-grandparents are Cora Rogers of […]

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Marion couple plan to celebrate 70th

Marion couple plan to celebrate 70th

EnseyAnniv The children of Thomas Cranford and Lila (Lindley) Ensey are requesting a card shower in honor of their parent’s 70th wedding anniversary. They met at Central Christian College in McPherson and were married on Sept. 12, 1944, in Houston, Texas, while T.C. Ensey was in medical school. After graduating from Baylor University’s Medical School in 1947, he completed his […]

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Senior Scribbles (August 20, 2014)

Hillsboro Senior Center This week we have hearing aid checks at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, and a jam session Friday, Aug. 22, either after lunch or during lunch, whichever works best. Everyone who plays an instrument is encouraged to play it and have a good time with the music. Those bringing an instrument to play will also get their […]

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Greetings invited for Copt’s 94th

Marice Copt (Pinkston), who taught in Clements and Cedar Point schools, will observe her 94th birthday Aug. 29. Birthday greetings may be sent to her at 1201 Magic Circle Drive, Emporia, KS 66801-6121.

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