Daily archives: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Marion sweeps undefeated Sedgwick

Chase Stringer slides home safely during the second inning of Game 2 with Sedgwick Friday. The run gave Marion an early, 2-0 lead. The Warriors won, 7-3. Janae Rempel / Free Press

The Marion baseball team handed undefeated Sedgwick its first Heart of America losses Friday to top the league standings with two doubleheaders remaining in the regular season. The teams entered Friday’s doubleheader with a combined one loss on the season. “That’s ...

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Thurston reflects, talks about future projects

It’s hard to believe that it’s been two years since my first Mayoral campaign. The time has certainly flown by and a lot has happened in Hillsboro since then. I ...

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Catching up with old friends

Nancy drove me to Hutchinson this past Friday to have lunch with a dear friend from my old printing days at Carl’s where they have killer Reuben sandwiches. Then on to Pretty Prairie to eat a steak with a KU college roommate at the Pretty Prairie Steak House. By ...

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Plastic is everywhere it appears

Earth Day was April 22nd, and there were many photos on the internet of how beautiful our planet is, all the breath taking views and places. Our Earth is beautiful, it is our home, and has so many wonderful things. But there are also a lot of not so pretty things as well. Pictures of ...

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Allergies bring a simple gesture

I turned the calendar page from March to April and allergies hit me like a 90 mph fastball in a catcher’s glove. For those of you who, like me, suffer from seasonal allergies, you know the drill. The henbit pops up in the fields, a visually-appealing but deceptive purple carpet that’s prone to leave me sniffling and sneezing. Add in ...

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Publisher responds to ‘Record’ reporting

There is no denying the reporting done by the Marion County Record on our tax lien. I own 100 percent of it. My father taught me at a young age that no one cares about someone's excuses, and I am sure no one would care about mine, either. We had ...

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Good turnout at second annual dance

Adalee Gawith and her dad Travis attended the dance. Adalee said,” Oh, he looks so handsome; like a prince.” Phoebe Jantzen / Free Press

Although this was only the second annual Marion County Daddy/Daughter Dance, it has become one of the most anticipated yearly events for little girls county-wide. The event is sponsored by Families and Communities Together, Inc. (FACT) ...

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Senior Scribbles (5-1-19)

HILLSBORO senior center We are ready to say hello to May. Already time for warmer weather, graduations, Mother's day and Memorial Day, too, in May, We also have the May menus ready. We hope you can join us soon. We are ...

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Deaths (5-1-19)

Phyllis Litke, 88, died April 25, 2019, at Bethesda Home in Goessel. Celebration of Life Service at 10: 30 a. m. on May 7, 2019, at Ebenfeld M. B. Church Rural Hillsboro. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p. m. on May 6, 2019 at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Mission Eurasia in ...

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Daily Life News (5-1-19)

FPL to hold fundraiser meal on May 13 The Florence Public Library will hold a fundraiser meal at 5 p. m. on May 13 at the library. On the menu will be pulled pork, potato salad or coleslaw and dessert for a freewill offering. Donations will be used to purchase downtown community banners. Everyone is invited ...

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