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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 28 January 2009 06:30Dale Boyd Turner, 81, joint owner of Cox Grain, died Monday, Jan. 26, at Golden Living Center in Fredonia.
The seervice will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at First Christian Church, 303 N. Seventh St., Fredonia, with Carl Thornton officiating. Burial will be at Fredonia City Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Timmons Funeral Home.
He was born June 7, 1927, to James and Grace (Whitner) Turner in Chetopa. On May 1, 1947, he was married to Joyce Knoles, who...
Written by Staff Sunday, 25 January 2009 09:36Mildred Friesen, 97, homemaker from Hillsboro, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, in Hillsboro.
The private service for family was officiated by pastor David Plett, Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church.
She was born Oct. 6, 1911, to Andrew H. Heinze and Julia Batthauer at Dorrance. On Oct. 2, 1932, she was married to Herbert T. Friesen, who predeceased her in 1996.
She is survived by two daughters, Carroll Stevens of Chimavo, N. M., and Donna Richert of Lane; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Memorials have been established with the Salvation Army and Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. Condolences may be sent to the family via email@example.com.
Written by AO Saturday, 24 January 2009 16:10The Tabor College women's basketball team scored 41 points in thesecond half of Saturday's 68-50 win over McPherson, and the men's teamwon sole possession of fifth place in the KCAC with a 71-65 victory.
ZackVanselow secured Tabor's sixth conference win of the season with afast-break dunk set up by Kyle Kroeker's long outlet pass for a 69-65lead with almost no time left. Led by Vanselow, who posted 15 points in12 first-half minutes, Tabor had opened a 38-22 halftime lead—butinstead of running away with a rout, the Bluejays ran into brick wall.Physical defense and Bulldog guard Brandon Cameron's 14 second-halfpoints sparked a McPherson rally that kept the outcome in doubt untilthe final seconds. With the outcome...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Saturday, 24 January 2009 12:44Hillsboro teams encountered mixed fortunes in their respective third-place games Saturday at the Trojan Classic.
The girls played their most complete game of the season in a 50-45 victory over Marion, while the boys came out uninspired and dropped a 55-41 decision to Thomas More Prep.
In the girls’s contest, Hillsboro built an 11-0 lead before Marion finally scored on a basket by Lindsay Hett with 1:04 left in the opening quarter. The Trojans led 14-4 when Allie Faul drained a 3-pointer from the top of the key in the final second.
With HHS leading 19-7 2:30 into the second period, the Trojans came up empty on their next six possessions -- five turnovers and one missed shot -- to enable the Warriors to close the gap to 19-14.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Friday, 23 January 2009 16:17The Hillsboro High School boys overcame deficits against undefeated Republic County, but ran out of gas at the end as the Buffaloes advanced to the championship game of the Trojan Classic on Friday with 52-42 win.
Republic County jumped to a 9-2 lead after hitting its first four field goals out of the gate. But the Trojans, combining the inside play of David Loewen and the outside shooting of Clay Shewey, responded with a 15-5 surge to take a 17-14 lead at the first break.
The two teams battled evenly early in the second period, but four Trojan turnovers contributed to a 13-4 Buffalo stampede over the final 5:00 that vaulted RCHS into a 33-25 lead at intermission.
Even though HHS missed seven of its first eight shots to open the second...
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