Category: Breaking News

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Death: Eunice Matz

Eunice Matz, 92, Hillsboro, died on October 23, 2019, at Salem Home in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life Service was at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 28, 2019, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hillsboro with Pastor John Werner officiating. Interment was at 10 a.m. on Monday at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Hillsboro. The family received friends from 2-4 p.m. on […]

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Marion High School 2019 Homecoming Game

Marion High School 2019 Homecoming Game

    Jaxton Tracy carries the ball during the first half with Inman Monday. Marion lost the game, 26-0.     by Janae Rempel After weather postponed Marion’s homecoming football game Friday night, the Warriors suffered a 26-0 loss to Inman Monday. “We weren’t ready to play and they were,” coach Shaun Craft said. “It’s all it came down to—execution […]

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DEATH: Micheal Wayne Morgan

Micheal Wayne Morgan, 70, died September 17, 2019, at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Burns Cornerstone Bible Church in Burns officiated by Pastor Jim Herzlet. The Burial will be in Wonsevu Cemetery after the service on Thursday. Memorials to American Cancer Society in […]

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DEATH: Ernest Dwight Unruh

Ernest Dwight Unruh, 78, died Sunday, September 8, 2019. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept 13, at Salem Home in Hillsboro. Burial will be in the family plot at the Peace Valley Cemetery northwest of Durham at 11 a.m. on Friday. Memorials to Salem Home in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, […]

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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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