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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Sunday, 19 May 2013 15:24
Kenneth Wiebe, 77, of Hillsboro, formerly of Durham, died May 17 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.
The funeral is at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 20, at Morning Star Mennonite Church, 3403 Falcon Road, Tampa.
Visitation with family is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, also at Morning Star Mennonite Church.
Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063, is in charge of arrangements.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 15 May 2013 09:46
Starting today (Wednesday, May 15) a section of U.S. Highway 77 in Marion and Butler counties will be under construction. Beginning at the K-256 junction (three miles east of Marion) then south to the El Dorado north city limit in Butler County, U.S. 77 will receive a 0.75-inch mill and 1.5-inch overlay.
Traffic control will be handled by flaggers and pilot car. The construction zone will be in effect during daylight hours. Delays of up to 15 minutes may occur.
Plans call for the project to be completed on or about July 8th weather permitting. APAC Kansas Inc., Shears Division, is the prime contractor. Project cost is $4,554,371.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 15 May 2013 09:29
Irvin D. Schroeder, 90, former owner of a Hillsboro car dealership, died May 14 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.
The service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash St., Hillsboro.
Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Buhler Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with family present Friday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro.
Memorials may be made to the Trojan Booster Club and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 14 May 2013 23:16The Marion Warriors earned the Class 3A regional baseball championship title and a state berth with a down-to-the-wire, 9-8, victory over Halstead Tuesday night.
After facing an 8-2 deficit in the top of the sixth inning, the Warriors battled to within 8-6 by the end of the inning.
With relief pitcher Jacob Harper on the mound, the Warriors held the Dragons scoreless, stranding a runner at second at the close of the half inning.
Needing two runs to tie and three to win, the Warriors needed a big final half inning.
Faced with two outs and runners at second and third, Zach Robson ripped asingle to right field that brought Harper and Williams home to tie the game, 8-8. Taylor Heidebrecht was hit by a pitch, allowing Robson to advance to...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Thursday, 09 May 2013 15:10
Charles David Unruh, 85, of Peabody, a farmer, stockman and soil conservation contractor, died May 8 at Bethesda Home in Goessel.
The memorial service is at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16, with pastor Philip Schmidt officiating. A private burial is at Tabor Mennonite Church Cemetery. Cremation has taken place.
Visitation is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Tabor Mennonite Church, 891 Chisholm Trail Road, Newton.
Memorials may be made to Bethesda Home or the MCC Meat Canning Upgrades and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main St., Goessel, KS 67053.
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