Category: Breaking News

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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TC women win big, men dump Benedictine 74-67

For the second night in a row, the women's game turned into a full-on rout?but the Bluejays came out on the right side of the lopsided 87-56 final score against Ecclesia Saturday. Kirsten Watson totaled 18 points, Andrea Robinson scored 15, and 12 different Tabor players scored at least once. Led by Watson's 8 rebounds, the Bluejays dominated the boards […]

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Tabor returns to hardwood, gets swept

The Tabor College basketball teams started the New Year with a pair of lopsided losses on their home floor. Benedictine defeated the women's team 70-60, and Central Methodist slammed the men's team 93-78 Friday night. While shaking off the rust built up during the 20-day winter break, both teams struggled through ugly first halves. Their rhythms returned as the contests […]

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DEATH Burkey-Hopp

Sherla J. Burkey-Hopp, 79, a homemaker, died Dec. 31, at Memorial Hospital in McPherson. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at Olson?s Mortuary in Canton. Burial will be in Canton Township Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 p.m. to service time at the mortuary. She was born on Nov. 1, 1929, to Guy L. and LaVina (Keefer) Schulz. […]

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Education Cooperative moves to Marion

Marion County Special Education Cooperative in Florence, which serves handicapped children in the county?s five school districts, could soon have a new home following action Monday by the Marion City Council. The council tentatively approved selling the former Golden Living Center-Marion at 1500 E. Lawrence to the cooperative for $100,000 pending appropriate changes to the memorandum of understanding and other […]

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Hillsboro takes both games from Sterling

The Hillsboro High School basketball teams ended their pre-holiday schedule in a festive mood following a pair of comfortable wins at Sterling on Friday night. The Trojan girls used a 17-4 third quarter as a springboard to a 42-26 victory. HHS led 11-4 at the end of one quarter and 16-11 at halftime. A pair of baskets by Kassidi Luthi […]

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DEATH Koslowsky

  Harry Koslowsky, 77, a retired Kansas Department of Transportation employee, died Dec. 16 at his residence in Marion. A memorial service is at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20 at Marion Christian Church with Rev. Carl Helm officiating. A private family inurnment was held at the Marion Cemetery. He was born April 4, 1931, to Henry and Elma (Seibel) Koslowsky […]

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DEATH Beaston

Jack V. Beaston, 79, a butcher and grocer, died Dec. 17, at his home in Marion. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 20 at Valley United Methodist Church, with Pastor Phil Smith officiating. A private family inurnment has taken place in the Marion Cemetery. He was born April 6, 1929, to Jay and Esther (Herbel) Beaston. On Oct. […]

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DEATH Richmond

MARION ? Ray D. Richmond, 71, a farmer and former parts dispatcher for Boeing, died Dec. 18 at McPherson Care Center in McPherson. A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22 at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm Street, Marion, with Rev. Beth Ann Black presiding. Inurnment with military honors will be in the Marion Cemetery. Visitation will […]

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