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Peabody foundation 2016 grant cycle has Jan. 11 deadline

Peabody Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Kansas Community Foundation, is launching its 2016 grant cycle. PCF manages more than $158,000 in its impact fund alone. In the past two years, 28 local projects/programs have been awarded through the PCF granting cycle totaling more than $26,000. Brad Nightengale, president of the PCF board, expressed gratitude for past donors and board […]

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USD 410 board OKs baseball agreement with Peabody-Burns

USD 410 Board of Educa?tion met for an abbreviated session at its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 14. The board approved a baseball cooperative agreement between Hillsboro High School and Peabody-Burns High School for the upcoming season. Noble said the agreement will be a win-win for both schools. HHS coaches anticipate a low turnout of players this year while financial constraints […]

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Senior Scribbles (December 16, 2015)

hillsboro senior center We will have footcare on Tuesday, Dec. 15, and hearing aid checks with Haris Zafar Dec. 16. For more information, call us. Our Christmas dinner is Friday, Dec. 18, but no more reservations are being taken. We are closed Dec. 24-25 for the holiday. Anyone who would like a frozen dinner for those days is asked to […]

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Senior Scribbles (Week of November 18, 2015)

Hillsboro senior center Haris Zafar will be at the center at 11:15 a.m. Nov. 18. With the holidays coming, it?s a great time to think about buying senior center meal tickets for family and friends. We also want to thank everyone who helps support our center. Donations are what keep the center operating and pay the expenses which average about […]

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Murdered professor a Peabody native

The professor killed at Delta State University in Mississippi on Monday has been identified as Peabody native Ethan A. Schmidt. According to an online report by the Wichita Eagle, Schmidt was in his office on campus when he was killed at about 10:30 a.m. According to the The Eagle report, Schmidt directed the first-year seminar program and specialized in Native […]

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Search for missing Peabody man remains open

The search for a 57-year-old Peabody man missing from Peabody Health and Rehabilitation continues, but local authorities said a broader search in the county ended last week. Posters identifying Gale (Ralph) Keilman were posted in many storefronts throughout the county after he went missing Aug. 17. Peabody Police Chief Bruce Burke said Monday the case remains open and ongoing. ?(The […]

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Letters, August 19, 2015

We have declined over past 70 years Aug. 14 was an important date because 70 years ago on that date all fighting in Japan ended the second world war because the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6 and another atomic bomb on Nagasaki Aug. 9. What happened 70 years ago has changed the course of […]

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Swim season ends with league meet

The Hillsboro, Marion and Peabody swim teams concluded their seasons at the Mid-Kansas League meet hosted by Council Grove Saturday. Hillsboro won the championship for the second consecutive year with 874 points ahead of Lindsborg (670) and Hesston (632), to conclude a perfect, 7-0 season. ?It was an amazing team effort,? coach Stephanie Moss said. ?I think we will all […]

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Hillsboro, Peabody swimmers compete at Lindsborg

Hillsboro, Peabody swimmers compete at Lindsborg

Hillsboro?s Jenna Hinerman won the 13- and 14-year-old girls? 50-yard freestyle at Lindsborg Saturday with a time of 31.83 seconds. Hinerman also won the 100 freestyle (1:10.65), the 100 individual medley (1:23.60) and the 200 freestyle (2:45.19). She anchored the first-place 200 freestyle relay with teammates Millie Sechrist, Sarah Diener and Katie Evans (2:16.94). Janae Rempel / Free Press Peabody?s […]

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Sunday night deluge brings flooding

Sunday night deluge brings flooding

The overflowing South Cottonwood River made a lake out of farm ground two miles south of Hillsboro along Indigo Road. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Reports of 4 to 6 inches of rain Sunday night resulted in flooding around Marion County.? By morning, five homes in Peabody had to be evacuated as Doyle Creek overflowed its banks, according to Randy […]

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