Category: Breaking News

HHS game times announced for Cheney tournament

The starting times have been determined for the Hillsboro High School basketball games next week (Dec. 3, 4, 8) for the Cardinal Classic tournament hosted by Cheney. Monday, Dec. 3 — Hillsboro will play Smoky Valley at Lindsborg. Junior varsity boys and girls will play at 5 p.m. Varsity girls will tip off at 6:30 p.m. and the varsity boys […]

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Tabor men down Bethany 92-82

Despite deficits of 10-15 and 60-67, the Bluejay men made short work of the Swedes, who were picked five places ahead of the Bluejays in preseason polls, winning 92-82. The Tabor women led by as much as 7 points in the first half, but were unable to hold off the Swedes at the end, dropping their conference opener 67-62. It was a doubly tough loss, as Erin Runge sustained a shoulder injury late in her return to the starting lineup.

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Long distance phone service outage

Embarq representative Dan Perry stated Thursday at 4:45 p.m. that all long distance and cell service is out for the time being in Hillsboro. He did not know when service would be restored but gave assurance that they are working on getting back to normal as soon as possible. ?The outage goes beyond the Hillsboro area. Cell phones are affected […]

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County to push ahead with plans for a new jail

The Marion County Commission, meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, pushed ahead with plans that may put a $7.5 million new 75- to 78-bed jail in Marion?s Batt Industrial Park. The commission plans to place the initiative on the November 2008 general election ballot for a decision by voters. The commissioners said the project likely would be funded by a combination of […]

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House speaker to address Tabor 60+

Kansas Speaker of the House Melvin Neufeld, will present ?From a farm in Ingalls to the statehouse in Topeka? at the ?60+? Learning in Retirement Program at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center at Tabor College. The public is invited to attend. Neufeld, a 1962 alumnus of Tabor College, is serving his 10th term representing […]

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Heinrichs named next HHS principal

Unified School District 410 Board of Education offered a two-year contract Monday to Max Heinrichs to be principal of Hillsboro High School. Heinrichs, activities director and HHS assistant principal, will assume his new position in August. He will succeed Dale Honeck, who will retire after the current school year. ?We know you?re committed to the students in our district,? board […]

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CORRECTION: Tabor volleyball to play at Salina

Contrary to what was reported in our Nov. 7 print edition, the KCAC post-season volleyball tournament semifinal match between Tabor College and Kansas Wesleyan University will be played in Salina, not Lindsborg. The starting time on the KWU campus will be 7 p.m.

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Hillsboro falls to Conway in regional faceoff

Facing tradition-rich Conway Springs, owners of five Class 3A state championships since 1998, the Hillsboro Trojans had the added challenge of playing without starting quarterback Spencer Brown, who was injured Tuesday night at Sedgwick. So it wasn?t totally unexpected when the Cardinals left Hillsboro with a 35-26 regional win over the Trojans Saturday. But just how hard Conway Springs had […]

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McPherson beats Tabor 13-6

The Tabor College Bluejays came up literally a few yards shy of their first KCAC win of the season, losing at McPherson 13-6.

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Marion residents consider city’s future

Marion residents suggested their city?s future could develop as an ?end retirement spot? for baby boomers looking for a nice place to live. About 70 residents gathered Monday night, Oct. 29, to share ideas for economic development that could be sponsored by the city. Participants pictured condominiums and patio homes as part of the development picture for living in a […]

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