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DEATH: James L. Voran

James l. Voran, 63, died on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at his Newton home. Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Donna Voteau presiding. Visitation will be 5- 9 pm. on Wednesday with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in […]

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DEATH: Leroy E. Bitikofer

Leroy E. Bitikofer, 92, Canton, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 at home at Schowalter Villa, Hesston. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Spring Valley Mennonite Church in Canton. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at Olson’s Mortuary, Canton. Memorials have been established with the […]

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DEATH: Brad Jewell

Brad Jewell, 65, died Wednesday, Sept 12, 2018 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Celebration of Life Service 2 p.m. Friday, September 14, at The Hillsboro United Methodist Church with Pastor Lori Schwilling officiating. The family will receive guests from 10 a.m. until service time at the Church on Friday. Memorials to American Cancer Society in care of Jost Funeral Home […]

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Hillsboro has up-and-down week

Hillsboro has up-and-down week

Trinity Malm blasts the ball past Kylie Scheer of Cheney to close the gap to 20-22 during the 2nd game of the match with the Cardinals on Tuesday night.. Phyllis Richert Playing against a couple of tough opponents, the Hillsboro Volleyball team dropped two games against Cheney and Hesston at their home triangular last week. They then traveled to the […]

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Hillsboro Tennis does well at home tournament

Hillsboro Tennis does well at home tournament

Cheyenne Bernhardt returns a serve during competition at the Hillsboro Invitational tennis meet on Tuesday. She and her doubles partner Kyla Isaac earned 2nd place in the #1 doubles division. Callie Bernhardt serves up a point in her second match during the Hillsboro Invitational tennis meet at the sports complex on Tuesday. She went on to take 2nd place in […]

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4-H members meet for regular meeting

How many know mom’s favorite color? That was the question for roll call at the May 13 meeting of the Tampa Triple T’s 4-H Club. The leader’s report was given and members were reminded of Campference, June 26-29. Livestock nominations for beef heifers, hogs, goats and sheep were due June 15. The Marion County Fair is from July 21-28. Other […]

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Marion County Commission election surveys

Marion County Commission election surveys

Kent Becker Kent Becker 680 290th Road,Durham, KS Cell: 620-382-5296 beckerkentd@gmail.com Occupation: County commissioner, bank consultant and director Family : Wife: Ginger; Sons: Tony resides in Colorado and Todd resides in Marion County. Four grandchildren Years resided in Kansas: 66 years; born and raised in Durham/Marion County Previous political experience: One year and four months as Marion County Commissioner Eight […]

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TEEN Virtual Academy graduates seven students

TEEN Virtual Academy graduates seven students

The TEEN Virtual Academy graduation ceremony took place Sunday, June 24. Seven students graduated from the program this year; four students participated in the graduation ceremony. Of the seven graduates, three were enrolled in USD 398 Peabody-Burns, one in USD 408 Marion, one in USD 410 Hillsboro and two in USD 487 Herington. The graduates pictured above are (from left) […]

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Track Athletes lay it on the line

Track Athletes lay it on the line

Warriors claim four medals Rivals become record-setters at state After competing against each other in shot put and discus during high school, Hillsboro’s Wes Shaw (top photo) and Marion’s Tyler Palic (lower photo) could claim their place in the state record books. Shaw threw the shot put 60 feet, 11.5 inches, bettering his school records and setting a new state […]

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DEATH: Rhonda M. Hannon, 43

Rhonda M. Hannon, 43, died May 22, 2018. She was born July 1, 1974. She is survived by her parents, James and Virginia Hannon; two sisters, Jen­nifer (Timothy) Hagwood and their five children, and sister Denise (Bo Thomp­son) Hannon and one son. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, […]

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