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DEATH: Perry L. Ratzloff

Perry L. Ratzloff, 90, died on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Wichita. The funeral service was at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 2019, at Alexanderfeld Church of God in Christ Mennonite. The committal service was at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 at Eden Mennonite Cemetery in Burns. He was born on July 21, 1928, to Peter H. and […]

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DEATH: Anne Driver

Anne Driver, 76, died on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at The Hillsboro United Methodist Church in Hillsboro. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Salem Home in care of Jost Funeral […]

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Letters to the Editor (12-26-18)

It is commendable that the City of Hillsboro is building a recreational trail from the downtown to the new hospital. This community asset will benefit current residents and many generations to come. Another proposal is to build a trail four miles from Hillsboro to Marion Lake by using the historic 1879 AT&SF rail line which has been conserved under the […]

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Dancing the night away

Dancing the night away

Grace Major and Sarah Diener perform during the halftime show of the Hillsboro basketball game last week. Dancers of all ages from Hillsboro’s Studio 23 showed off the dance moves they have been working on over the semester. Dancers from Studio 23 help out on the show. Pictured are Kate Werner, Adalee Gawith, Tikvah Davies, and Penelope Waldron. Karrie Rathbone/Free […]

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Tabor Band to blend with McPherson band for concert

The Tabor College Symphonic Band, conducted by Shawn M. Knopp, will blend its talent with the McPherson Community Brass Choir, conducted by Jerry Toews, for a Christmas Festival concert starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in Richert Auditorium inside the Shari Flaming Center for the Performing Arts on the Tabor campus. The family-friendly concert will feature classic Christmas songs, […]

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Senior Scribbles (11-28-18)

HILLSBORO senior center We hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving and got to spend time with your family and friends. As we get to the end of November, we start to think about holiday shopping and gifts. We have meal tickets you can purchase that make a great gift. We have a shop and stop store where you can purchase […]

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DEATH: Menno H. Neufeld

Menno H. Neufeld, 82, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at his home in Marion. There will be a visitation with family present from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday at the Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. The committal service will be at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at the North Inman Cemetery. The memorial service will be 10 a.m. on Friday at […]

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Principal honored with award

Principal honored with award

Autumn Hardey and Evan Yoder stand on stage at the Emporia State University Fall Counseling Conference. Yoder received an award for outstanding principal from the Kansas School Counselor Association. Hardey nominated him. Evan Yoder, principal at Hillsboro Elementary School, was recently honored at the Emporia State University Fall Counseling Conference. The conference is held by the Kansas School Counselor Association. […]

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Senior Scribbles (10-31-18)

HILLSBORO senior center We are coming to the end of October soon. We will be handing out candy on Halloween night for trick or treat main street so come by and see us. Next week is the 1st of November. On Sunday, Nov 4 is Daylight Savings Time so remember to fall back on your clocks! On Tuesday, Nov. 6 […]

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DEATH: Flora (Leola) Williams

Flora (Leola) Williams, 94, died on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at Parkside Home in Hillsboro. Committal Service 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Glasco Cemetery of Glasco, Kansas. Memorials to Parkside Home in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063. She was born Sept. 29, 1924, at Rural Bush City, Kansas to Amzi and […]

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