Articles By: Elizabeth Hingst

Senior Scribbles (September 20, 2017)

hillsboro senior center We want to thank everyone who came to our fundraiser Saturday and braved the crowd. We will have a board business meeting Tuesday Sept. 19 over lunch. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, audiologist Haris Zafar will be at the center at 11 a.m. for hearing aid checks and on we will have footcare in the afternoon, so call […]

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Six tips for making your next car an affordable one

by Nathaniel Sillin Practical Money Matters Looking for an eco-friendly subcompact or the thrills that come with a sports car? Perhaps the practicality of a sedan or a spacious SUV better fits your needs? No matter what type of vehicle is calling your name, planning your purchase can help you save as much money as possible. Consider these six savings […]

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Florence draws sizable crowd for Labor Day

Florence draws sizable crowd for Labor Day

Florence Labor Day climaxed with the annual parade that started at 11 a.m. Monday. Officials said parade attendance was up. The Christian Church of Florence, above, took first in floats for best theme, said Melanie Grimmett, treasurer of the Labor Day committee. The other first place award went to the Rumpshakers, which used a flashback theme to the Ghostbusters and […]

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TC women reload with experience

TC women reload with experience

These seniors and All-KCAC returners will anchor the Tabor College women’s soccer team this season: front row (from left), Dakota Spencer, Darrian Gonzalez, Brenna Cooper, Spring Jones, Taylor Holstrom, Courtney Yochum; back row, Nicole Decker, Sierra Sanchez, Josie Patterson, Jordan Walters, Hannah Armand. The Tabor women’s soccer team returns a majority of its starters this season, a luxury the Bluejays […]

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4H/FFA Results (August 10, 2017)

4H/FFA Results (August 10, 2017)

The supreme champion breeding heifer (above) at this year’s Marion County Fair. 4-H BEEF<p>Showmanship<p>Senior, age 14 and older: Devon Gaines (PA) blue; Morgan Gaines (PA) blue; Payton Harms (HH) blue; Emily Meier (GGG) blue/reserve grand champion beef showman, reserve champion senior showman; Madeline Meier (GGG) blue; Elizabeth Meyer (HH) blue; Corin Parmley (HH) blue/grand champion Beef showman, champion senior showman.<p>Intermediate, […]

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SWIM TOWN; League meet draws 500 swimmers, nearly 2,000 fans to Hillsboro

SWIM TOWN; League meet draws 500 swimmers, nearly 2,000 fans to Hillsboro

Hillsboro head swim coach Stephanie Moss (right) and assistant coach Kalen Moss cheer on members of the swim team during Saturday’s Mid-Kansas League Championship meet while dressed as R2-D2 and Princess Leia. Stephanie said the tradition of wearing costumes to the meet is a throwback to a former summer coach of hers on the Brookridge Swim Team, who, with assistant […]

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Workers, business owners should check state income tax changes

by Stephan Koranda Kansas News Service Many Kansas workers will soon see a change in their paychecks because of an income tax increase that takes effect Saturday. Lawmakers approved a $1.2 billion income tax increase to close a projected $900 million budget gap for the next two fiscal years. The new law raises income tax rates and reinstates income taxes […]

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Know fact from fiction about insurance coverage

by Ken Selzer Kansas Commissioner of Insurance Taking the time to read the fine print of health, auto and home insurance policies may not always happen with consumers. But it pays to understand what you’re purchasing so there are no surprises if you ever need to file a claim. Below is a list of nine common insurance misconceptions that may […]

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How to purposefully and successfully transition to a single family income

by Nathaniel Sillin Many parents face the same difficult question when raising a child. Should one of you stay at home while the other works? It’s not a question to take lightly. The decision can have emotional and financial consequences and may have a long-term impact on the stay-at-home parent’s career opportunities. It’s also a question that doesn’t have a […]

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Senior Scribbles (June 21, 2017)

hillsboro senior center Hope all the dads had a great Father’s Day. We will have Haris Zafar here at 11 a.m. June 21, and from 12:30-3 p.m. Marion Home Health will be doing foot care at the center. Show & Tell is June 23. Anyone who plans to participate is asked to bring anything to share. Our monthly birthday dinner […]

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