Category: Breaking News

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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Two arrested for multiple Hillsboro break-ins

Two Hillsboro residents have been taken into custody in reference to a recent string of 25 commercial burglaries committed between mid-October and early December, according to a Hillsboro Police Department press release issued Sunday, Dec. 14. During most of the incidents, nothing was stolen during the break-ins, but property was damaged while forcing entry into the buildings. The two suspects […]

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TC teams split at Friends

With a 66-61 win, the Tabor College men's basketball team moved into a 3-way tie for first place in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Saturday night in Wichita. Kyle de Blonk and Mike Rousell led the Bluejays offensively, with 12 and 10 points, respectively. Rousell got the Jays revved up early, scoring all of his points in the first half […]

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Hillsboro teams take third at Cheney

They got there by different routes, but the Hillsboro girls? and boys? basketball teams nailed down third-place finishes with victories on Saturday at the Cheney Cardinal Classic. The girls fought tooth and nail to win a low-scoring 29-26 contest against Winfield. Hillsboro trailed after the first quarter, 8-5, and then 14-11 at halftime. After three quarter the score was 18-17, […]

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Hillsboro drops both games to Cheney, will play for third place

The Hillsboro girls? and boys? basketball teams lost Game 2 in pool play of the Cardinal Classic on Friday at Cheney. The girls lost to the host team 47-19 while the boys lost 51-45. It became clear early that the Trojan girls were simply overmatched, as the Cardinals showed a deadly combination of more height, quickness and athleticism through their […]

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TC men improve to 2-1 at KW

The Tabor College men's basketball team boosted its conference record a game above .500 with a 64-59 win at Kansas Wesleyan Thursday. The Bluejays jumped on an early lead that grew to 10-6 on a triple by Kyle Kroeker 4:56 into the first half, but the Coyotes rallied and the advantage flip-flopped 10 times before the intermission. KW went up […]

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County teams go 3-1 Thursday at Marion Classic

The Marion High School basketball teams overwhelmed the boys of Belle Plaine and the girls of Eureka Thursday night. The Peabody-Burns boys handled the Eureka boys, but the PBHS girls fell short in a tough matchup against the Belle Plaine girls. Both Marion teams earned berths in Saturday's championship games. The MHS girls made short work of Eureka behind 13 […]

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GHS knocks off Elyria

The Goessel High School basketball teams trounced Elyria on the opening night of the Bluebird Classic Tuesday. The GHS boys won 57-23 and the girls won 45-16. The girls opened a 15-4 lead during the first quarter, as Karina Harvey and Kendra Flaming each scored four points. Goessel led 21-9 at half, and held the Eagles to just one made […]

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Hillsboro sweeps Smoky Valley on Tuesday

Hillsboro High School basketball teams claimed their first victories of the season Tuesday night in the opening round of pool play in the Cheney Cardinal Classic. The Trojans played host to Smoky Valley, winning the girls? game 38-37 while the boys claimed a 50-39 victory. As the score suggests, the girls? game was particularly dramatic. With her team trailing by […]

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