Category: Business/Farm

4-H News (September 13, 2017)

• The Live Wires-Empire Best 4-H Club held its August meeting and pool party at the Hillsboro city pool Aug 20. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Cash Toews. Following the flag salute and 4-H pledge, roll call was answered by, “What is your favorite sport?” Nine members, two leaders and six guests were present at the […]

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Hillsboro dental practice has new owners

Hillsboro dental practice has new owners

The staff at Sunflower Smiles, the recently acquired dental office from Loren Loewen, includes: front row (from left) Varsha Jhawer, dentist; Kim Nguyen, RDH-hygienist; Mikki Larson, RDH-hygienist; Gail Dyck, dental assistant; Becky Huslig, wife of Dr. Huslig. Back row: Dhaval Parikh, cardiologist at Kansas Heart Hospital and husband of Dr. Jhawer; Clara Loewen, dental assistant; Loren Loewen, dentist; and Aaron […]

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Hundreds of bats to be evicted from old school building

Hundreds of furry little winged squatters turned up in the old Hill School Building, and officials hired someone to have them move on. Bats were the unwelcome guests, and Rick Crump with Critter Control of Wichita, was in Marion to assess the colony, and remove them from the school’s attic at 701 E. Main St. Typically, Crump said, there’s a […]

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Farha Carpet & Building opens in Hillsboro

Farha Carpet & Building opens in Hillsboro

With the opening of Farha’s Carpet & Building Supply in Hillsboro, Issac and Anastasia Farha (middle) and parents Valerie (left) and Glen Farha (far right) were all smiles. The store is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, and is closed Sundays.<p> Farha’s Carpet & Building Supply at 130 N. […]

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State Farm office assistant retires after 39 years

State Farm office assistant retires after 39 years

After 39 years of service at State Farm, Kris Pschigoda (far right) is retiring. A come-and-go celebration was Friday in recognition of her hard work and dedication to the job. Talking with Pschigoda was Melanie Thiessen. More than 100 people attended the event from 2-5 p.m. at the State Farm office, 114 N. Main St.

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Two local businesses ceremonially opened with ribbon-cutting hosted by Hillsboro Chamber

Two local businesses ceremonially opened with ribbon-cutting hosted by Hillsboro Chamber

The Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce hosted two ribbon-cuttings for new area businesses in recent days. LEFT PHOTO: Supporters gathered at 112 S. Main St. for The Shops at Kessler’s, managed by Joni Calam (with the scissors) with several contributing business partners. On Monday morning, Chamber supporters and family members cut the ribbon on the new Tranquility Massage, located at 2041 […]

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McPherson County Farm Bureau annual meeting is Aug. 28

All McPherson County Farm Bureau members are invited to attend the organization’s annual meeting planned for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, at the McPherson Museum, 1111 E. Kansas. The evening will include a dessert bar and all attendees will have the opportunity to have a special tour of the museum. There is no charge for the evening. The business meeting […]

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County Extension office features new personnel

County Extension office features new personnel

Tristen Cope, the new family and consumer science agent for Marion County, looks over the shoulder of her office partner, Jana Miller, who is the new office manager at the county office. Marion County has two new employees at the Marion County K-State Research and Extension office in Marion. Born and raised in Marion County, Tristen Cope, 24, was hired June […]

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Marion barber returns to his roots

Marion barber returns to his roots

Mike Darrow gives a customer a “high and tight” haircut Thursday at Mike’s Barber Shop in Marion. A 2003 graduate of Marion High School, Darrow opened his shop in May 2015. For Mike Darrow, owning a barber shop in Marion meant a return to his roots. A 2003 graduate of Marion High School, Darrow opened Mike’s Barber Shop in May […]

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Prairie View Inc. adds clinical staff

Prairie View Inc. adds clinical staff

Jean Anderson Prairie View Inc. has added Jean Anderson, Sara Friesen, Carri Kliewer and Emily Sauber to its clinical staff.<p>Jean Anderson is a licensed specialist clinical social worker, and works with adults 18 years of age and older at Prairie View’s East Wichita office, located at 9333 E. 21st St. North.<p>“From a young age, I have been able to assist […]

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