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Hillsboro, Kansas News

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Arson and assault alleged against women Gasoline fueled a literal fire in an alleged disagreement that landed two Peabody women in jail last week. A caller to Marion County Dispatch Aug. 16 reported that a female was pouring gasoline on grass and property and setting it on fire at a residence a
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 24, 2016 5:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Car stops short of landing in creek Rebecca Perrymore of Peabody narrowly avoided a roll into Spring Creek Monday evening when she lost control of her 2012 Suzuki sedan, clipped the corner of a concrete bridge on the west side of Locust Street south of City Park, and rolled the car into the
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 24, 2016 5:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Heavy summer rains too soggy for sunflowers? Sunflowers are noted for their drought tolerance, and at least one sunflower farmer in the area is dealing with too much moisture. Randy Svitak of Pilsen said he planted 150 acres of full-season sunflowers this spring. The field looked to be a bumper crop
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 24, 2016 4:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Mercy Sisters' make pilgrimage A quintet of county Catholic women recently made a 1,062-mile pilgrimage to bask in the serenity of sacred places and deepen their faith. Jackie Palic, of Marion, had contemplated a journey to Iowa destinations, Trinity Heights and the Grotto of the Redem
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 24, 2016 4:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bronze turns gold for county shirt maker By designing and printing a commemorative T-shirt for a welcome home parade honoring Wichita boxer Nico Hernandez, Marion businesses Western Associates and Western Graphics will be forever tied to the 2016 Olympics. Scoring a 295 T-shirt order to celebrat
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 24, 2016 4:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cedar St. Salvage to open for arts and crafts weekend Howard Savage, 71, died Sunday near his home west of Florence. Born Sept. 19, 1944, in Marion, he graduated Florence High School and Emporia State. He was a caregiver for his mother, Alta Mae Salvage of Florence, who survives him. Other survivors include
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 24, 2016 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cruise on over to car-lover's fun day Midway Motors of Hillsboro is offering a weekend car-enthusiasts day of fun for owners, drivers and admirers. A cruise will be from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the business parking lot. Besides an opportunity to show off a fancy car, there will be a catered
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 24, 2016 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
SLIDESHOW: Seniors share school memories We went to Marion Senior Center and asked patrons to answer this question: Whats your best or worst memory of school? Use the Click to View Slide Show button above to find out what school-age memories still burn bright in the minds of eight of those who a
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 17, 2016 10:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Woman remembers 50 years of teaching Joyce Jackson, of Marion, now retired, spent more than 50 years helping children and adults learn. She taught in northern Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and taught English as a second language in China. Most of those years were spent teaching junior high school
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 17, 2016 9:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trumping development After nearly three months, colleagues at the newspaper office are getting used to a ringing cell phone, a brief pause, then a disgusted, Shut up, Donald! blurted at an annoying volume a couple of times every day. With home and office phones forwarded for
Hillsboro Star-Journal | Aug 17, 2016 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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