Posts with the tag: "home"

Marion boys 1-2 in home tourney

Nicholas Stuchlik scores to give Marion a 40-22 lead over Peabody-Burns as Austin Reynolds (left) and Jayton Scott defend. Marion won, 53-30.

The Marion boys? basketball team went 1-2 in the Marion Classic last week to claim fifth place in the tournament. Peabody-Burns?In a battle of Warriors, Marion defeated Peabody-Burns Saturday, 53-30. After a close first half, Marion used its defense to fuel its offense and gain confidence. ?For the first half ...

Marion home tour draws 360 participants

Some of the 360 people who participated in the 15th annual Marion Christmas Home Tour on Sunday.

The 15th annual Marion Christmas Home Tour was considered a huge success with 360 people attending, said Janet Marler, director of the Marion Library. ?We had people from Kansas City, Dodge City, El Dorado, Salina and Augusta,? she said. ?Everyone really seemed to be in a Happy Christmas mood, and I?m sure the homes ...

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Marion native returns home for the kids

Marion native Tristen Cope begins her first week as director of the Stepping Stones Preschool at Valley Methodist Church in Marion.  Aleen Ratzlaff / Free Press

This summer Tristen Cope returned to Marion to begin married life and her professional career. ?I?ve lived here my whole life,? Cope said. ?Almost all of my family is from around the area. ? Tristen and husband ...

Intent on coming back home

?I like Hillsboro,? says the 2003 Hillsboro High School grad. ?I felt like my education here was really great, and I want that for my children.? Don Ratzlaff / Free Press

? New physician Alisa Schmidt is fulfilling her goal of serving her hometown. While many small-town youth can hardly wait to make their personal and career mark in the big city, Alisa Schmidt could hardly wait to come back to her hometown to make hers. Schmidt completed her final residency rotation at Hills?boro Community Hospital and ...

Peabody second at home swim meet

The Peabody swim team hosted a triangular Saturday. Peabody placed second with 433 points behind Lindsborg (625) and ahead of Abilene (345). Peabody will travel to Lindsborg Saturday. Peabody Meet Saturday, June 13 100-meter freestyle Girls 9-10: ?3. Janessa Sutton 2: 09. 78. Boys 9-10: ?1. Lukas Spencer 3: 24. 56. Girls 11-12: 2. Kallie Hutchison 1: ...

How to secure the home loan that you need

Springtime represents new beginnings and is the prime time to get the house in order. Whether you?re looking to make a first-time purchase, refresh an existing home or simply leverage built-up equity for other reasons, it?s important to figure out which path is right for you and understand the lending options available. Fortunately, many ...

Mission Health Communities to manage Peabody home

Mission Health Com?mun??ities, LLC, a provider of senior living and skilled rehabilitation communities in the southeast and midwest, has taken over management and operations of Peabody Care Center, LLC. MHC has changed the name to Peabody Health and Rehab and will begin managing the long-term health-care facility immediately. MHC is based in Tampa, Fla. , and ...

Chess Guild wins two trophies at home tournament

Members of the second-place K-3 Division team from Hillsboro show off their trophy: (from left) Barron Talbott, Zander Haslett, Angus Duell and Logan Frantz. Courtesy photo

The Hillsboro Chess Guild hosted its home tournament Saturday, and of the 24 local participants, 22 came away with medals. Two teams won trophies out of four divisions. ?We had a great ...

Tips for making a new house a ‘home’

You know that moving into a new home can be one of life?s biggest stressors?the packing, the paperwork, the unpacking and of course finding the nearest coffee shop. Making your new house feel like your home can help alleviate some of this stress and provide a safe-haven for some much needed relaxation. ?Everyone has a ...