Category: Breaking News

Bridge at Ark City being named for soldier with local ties

Bridge at Ark City being named for soldier with local ties

A ceremony dedicating the Sgt. Kevin A. Gilbertson Memorial Bridge will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, at Arkansas City ­– honoring a U.S. Army soldier who died in the Iraq War. A sign with his name will be unveiled. The ceremony is open to the public. WHO: Sgt. Kevin A. Gilbertson. WHAT: Ceremony naming bridge for Sgt. Gilbertson. The Kansas Department […]

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DEATH: Walden Duerksen

Walden Duerksen, 91, died July 18, 2019, at Bethesda Home, in Goessel, Kansas. A Memorial Service will be held at Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Newton, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. The Visitation will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. A Private Burial will be held at the Tabor Mennonite Cemetery. Memorial […]

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Man missing at Marion Reservoir

On Sunday, June 30 at 1:20 a.m. the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing boater at the Marion Reservoir. The man’s truck and boat trailer were found at the Marion Cove boat ramp. The following agencies responded: Marion County Sheriff’s Office, boats from the US Army Corps of Engineers and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and […]

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Marion Tri swim meet on June 22

 Marion Tri 2019 – 6/22/2019 Event 1 Girls 9-10 100 Yard Freestyle 1 Ensey, Abree 10 Marion Swim Team-ZZ NT 1:42.92 6 2 Miles, Sydney 9 Peabody Super Swimmers-US 2:21.61 2:23.20 5 3 Whiteside, Brooklynn 9 Peabody Super Swimmers-US 2:47.43 2:47.38   Events 2 Boys 9-10 100 Yard Freestyle 1 Newman, Kaiden 10 Peabody Super Swimmers-US 1:30.42 1:21.67 2 Rogers, Hudson […]

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Goessel blood drive today

There will be a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Today, June 25, at the Goessel Church. The need for blood doesn’t take a vacation, and we hope people will be able to come to replenish the supply. All donors will be entered for a chance to win a trip for two to meet the boys, and attend the final show […]

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DEATH: Raymond F. Wiebe

Raymond F. Wiebe, 92, died on June 17, 2019, at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019, at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Interment is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church Cemetery in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life Service will be at a […]

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DEATH: Demarius Cox

Damarius Cox, 16, died on June 7, 2019, at Sky Ranch Horn Creek Church Camp in Westcliffe, Colorado. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Tabor College Shari Flaming Center for the Arts in Hillsboro officiated by Pastor Sara Jo Waldron. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday […]

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DEATH: Dolores Johnson

Dolores Johnson, 92, died June 12, 2019, at Parkside Home in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Parkview Church in care of Jost Funeral Home […]

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DEATH: Esther Wiens

Esther Wiens, 96, died June 11, 2019, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church Officiated by Pastor Jeremy Matlock. Interment will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at Hillsboro M.B. Church cemetery. Memorials to Gideons or Tabor College in care of Jost […]

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DEATH: Wilbur E. Hanneman

Wilbur E. Hanneman, 95, died on June 6, 2019, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Service at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Interment at Frick cemetery rural Durham. Memorials to Hillsboro M.B. Church […]

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