Articles By: Laura Fowler Paulus

Senior Scribbles 11-6-2019

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER Welcome to November. We look forward to having you join us this month. We will be having our Thanksgiving dinner on Friday, Nov. 15. You need to sign up soon as we are filling up fast. John Etheridge will be here talking about pain management on Thursday, Nov. 7 after the noon meal. Please remember to thank […]

Read more ›

ESPN+ is not always a plus

I think I may have mentioned the app ESPN+ previously in this column. I now refer to it as ESPN + – – because it is extremely hard to use. I downloaded a speech to text app and this is what happened because this is so hard for me to type. I have named ESPN plus minus minus because it’s very […]

Read more ›

Hillsboro Community Foundation is hosting #GivingTuesday event

The third annual #GivingTuesday event will be held from 4-6 p.m.on Dec 3 at the Hillsboro City Hall meeting rooms. The Hillsboro community and surrounding areas are cordially invited to participate in this event sponsored by the Hillsboro Community Foundation (HCF). Various fund representatives will be available to visit with attendees about their charitable organizations or program. The HCF will […]

Read more ›

Marion County town hall event for parents on topic of vaping

Vaping has been promoted as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking; however, more and more researchers as well as health experts, are warning individuals of the dangers of vaping—the devastating physical effects as well as the long-term addictive effects. Kansas already has two reported deaths as a result of vaping, with many more victims suffering the ravaging consequences. Although advertised […]

Read more ›

DEATH: Sylvia Helmer

Sylvia Helmer, 89, Marion, died Nov 10, 2019, at Marion Assisted Living. Family will gather with friends from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Nov 15, 2019, at Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. Her funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov 16, 2019, at the Eastmoor United Methodist Church led by Pastor Darren Frazier. She will be buried in […]

Read more ›

DEATH: Laura Webster

Laura Webster, 103, Canton, died October 10, 2019, at Pine Village in Moundridge. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, McPherson. Inurnment will be at a later date in Canton Township Cemetery. Olson’s Mortuary, Canton is in charge of arrangements. She was born December 13, 1915, in […]

Read more ›

DEATH: Joan R. Fortner

Joan R. Fortner, 85, of McPherson, died November 9, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019, at Countryside Covenant Church, McPherson. Interment has taken place in Canton Township Cemetery. A memorial has been established with The Jesus Film, in care of Olson’s Mortuary, Canton. She was born […]

Read more ›

DEATH: LaVern Allen Schroeder

LaVern Allen Schroeder, 87, Goessel, died November 7, 2019, at Asbury Park in Newton. A Time to Gather and Celebrate the life of LaVern Schroeder was at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Alexanderwohl Church Fellowship Hall. Visitation was from 1:30 p.m. until service time at the Church on Sunday. Interment in Alexanderwohl Church cemetery on Sunday. Memorials to […]

Read more ›

Marion County preliminary election results are in

Marion County residents showed up at the polls today, as well as before today through the mail and early ballots, to do their civic duty and make their opinions count. And Marion County Clerk Tina Spencer and her staff have been working hard. As a result of their efforts, the votes have been tallied and the unofficial results are in. […]

Read more ›

DEATH: Anastasia Farha

Anastasia Farha, 36, died Nov 1, 2019, at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro. Trisagion Prayers and Funeral at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019, at St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral in Wichita (7515 East 13th) officiated by Bishop +BASIL. The burial service is at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Old Mission Cemetery in Wichita. Memorials to […]

Read more ›