Daily archives: Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Longworth pitches complete-game shutout in Tabor’s 8-0 win over Mayville State

Russell Longworth pitched a complete-game shutout to give the top-seeded Tabor College baseball team an 8-0 victory over No. 5 Mayville State (N. D. ) in its first appearance in the NAIA Opening Round tournament in Bellevue (Neb. ) Tuesday. Longworth scattered five hits over nine innings, striking out nine batters and walking no one. The Bluejay ...

Banking on change

Janell Holter stocks the shelves with canned goods in the new home for the Marion County Food Book at 1220 Main St. in Marion. The building had been used as a youth center. Patty Decker / Free Press

A new location isn?t the only adjustment for the Marion County Food Bank. Marion County?s food bank moved out of Valley United Methodist Church last week after occupying space there for almost 30 years. In addition to changing the location, the food bank has a new name, new hours, new vouchering system and new board of directors. Board member ...

Heading down the home stretch

Hillsboro senior Karyn Leihy receives the baton from sophomore teammate Kennedy Klein for the final leg of the 4x800 relay at the Hesston Invitational Thursday. Most area high school teams will be competing in league meets this week prior to the regional meets next week as the season comes to a climax. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press

Hillsboro senior Karyn Leihy receives the baton from sophomore teammate Kennedy Klein for the final leg of the 4x800 relay at the Hesston Invitational Thursday. Most area high school teams will be competing in league meets this week prior to the regional meets next week as the season comes to a climax. ...

USD 398 patrons pass LOB request

Superintendent Ron Traxson

Patrons of Unified School District 398 Pea?body-Burns authorized its board of education to increase the local option ballot taxing authority from 30 percent to 33 percent by nearly a 3-1 margin by mail-in ballot. The result was 360 votes in favor and 137 against. ?I?m happy that we?ll be able ...

Daily Life, May 13, 2015

CPR, first-aid class scheduled May 14 Marion County EMS and K-State Extension are hosting a come and go Simple CPR/First Aid class from 5: 30-6: 30 p. m. May 14 at the extension office in Marion. Topics will include choking and poison hazards. This non-credentialing class is free of charge.   HHS 5k ...

Senior scribbles, May 13, 2015

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER Our next jam session is May 14, and birthday dinner is planned May 18, because we are closed for Memorial Day on May 25. Footcare is May 19. Please call for an appointment. Haris Zafar is here May 20 for hearing aid checks. We again want ...

Public records, May 13, 2015

DISTRICT COURT Criminal Colby Dale Allmond, pre-trial conference, 10 a. m. May 18. Bradford A. Cody Jr. , pre-trial conference, 10 a. m. May 18. Marcus Devore, status hearing, 10 a. m. Nov. 2. Melinda Dougherty, arraignment, 10 a. m. June 1. Ida M. French, first appearance, 9: 45 a. m. May 18. Kendra J. Henry, arraignment, 10 a. m. May ...

Deaths, May 13, 2015

? XAELAN MICHAEL BOALDIN, infant son of Ricky ?Joey? Boaldin and Brittany Barnard of Marion, died May 4 in the emergency room of St. Luke Hospital. The service was May 8 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Marion with pastor Joshua Wesner officiating. Burial was at St. George Cemetery, St. George. He was born Sept. 27, 2014, at McPherson. Survivors include ...

Tabor College to present Spring Oratorio Sunday

Tabor College?s annual Spring Oratorio? featuring students, local professionals and other musicians?is set for 7 p. m. , Sunday, at Hills?boro Mennonite Brethren Church. ?I am extremely excited for this concert because of the level of repertoire we are performing, and because of the high level of musicianship that will be on display,? said Brad Vogel, conductor. ?It is not ...

Milestones

? Grads have a clear signpost marking the next stage of life, but we all travel a step at a time. As we enter the graduation season, we pass on a word of congratulations to the high school and college students who have earned their respective diplomas and are beginning the next stage of their life journey. We ...