Category: Breaking News

Hillsboro swept by Swathers

The Hillsboro boys simply couldn?t overcome 72 percent shooting from the field by Hesston in the second half and dropped a 63-44 decision to the undefeated Swathers on Tuesday night (Jan. 9) in Brown Gymna?sium. The Trojan girls lost their game to the Swathers, 41-30. In the boys? showdown, Hillsboro got off to a good start, taking an early 8-2 […]

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DEATH: David D. Unruh

David D. Unruh, 39, Hillsboro, a mechanic for Cooperative Grain & Supply, died Jan. 8 at Hillsboro Community Medical Center. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, at Trinity Mennonite Church, Hillsboro, with pastor Jeff Wintermote officiating. Burial will precede the service at 10 a.m. at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. The family will receive guests […]

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DEATH: Wayne Ewert

Wayne Ewert, 52, a geophysicist, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, at St. Vincent?s Hospital in Billings, Mont. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, at Hope United Methodist Church, 244 Wicks Ln., Billings, MT 59105. Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at Michelotti- Sawyers Mortuary, 1001 Alderson Ave, Billings, MT 59102. He was born Nov. […]

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DEATH: Marcella Klaassen

Marcella Marie Klaassen, 93, a registered nurse, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash, Hillsboro, with pastor Randy Smith officiating. Prior to the service will be a private burial in the Haven of Rest Cemetery. Visitation is from 7 p.m. to […]

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Malone lifts TC women over Spires

Chelsea Malone lifted the Tabor College women's team to a 38-37 win despite a tough shooting night for everyone involved. Trailing 37-36 with time running out, Andrea Robinson attacked the basket with a dribble drive, but could not put the shot in?but Malone tracked down the offensive rebound, squared her shoulders and banked home the right-wing winner as her momentum […]

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DEATH Reece

Ryder Owen Reece, infant son of Casey and Hollie Reece, died Wednesday, Dec. 31. A private service will be held at Wesley Memorial Chapel at Wesley Medical Center. He is survived by his parents; grandparents Charlie and Cindy Rice and Shelli Dechant; aunts, Hilarey and Travis Friesen and Hope Dechant; uncles Chip and Amy Reece, Chance Reese, great-grandparents Frances Norris, […]

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Hillsboro boys win, girls lose, at Hoisington

Sophomore Ben Bebermeyer came off the bench and scored 18 points in the first half, and a team-high 22 for the game to spark the Hillsboro boys to a 70-36 win at Hoisington on Tuesday night (Jan. 6). The Trojan girls, meanwhile, never did find their spark, and dropped a 37-24 decision to the Cardinals. In the boys? contest, Hillsboro […]

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DEATH: Gladys Jantz, 90

Gladys Jantz, 90, lifetime educator, died Friday, Jan. 2, at Kidron Bethel in North Newton. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with pastor David Plett officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. in Gnadenau Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. The family will receive guests from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Jost […]

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DEATH: Cathryn L. Hurst, 76

Cathryn L. Hurst, 76, homemaker, died Thursday, Jan. 1, at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita. The service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro, with pastor Steve Schroeder officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. at Gnadenau Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. The family will receive guests from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday […]

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DEATH: Dorothea S. Franzen, 96

Dorothea S. Franzen, 96, retired college professor from North Newton, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Kidron Bethel in North Newton. The service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at Bethel College Mennonite Church, North Newton, with pastors Heidi Regier Kreider and Ruth R. Harder officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural […]

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