• CAR SHOW & TELL

    Patty Decker photoThis year’s car show drew 105 cars and three motorcycles to Memorial Park’s circle drive in Hillsboro. The 20th annual Route 56 Classic Cruisers Car Show on Saturday in Hillsboro’s Memorial Park was considered by organizers as one of the best yet. Kim Abrahams of Hillsboro, who’s been organizing the show since the beginning, said 105 cars and […]

    CAR SHOW & TELL
  • Committed to kids for 47 years

    Courtesy photo“Title 1 are kids that need some help in reading and/or math,” Gloria Winter says. “They’re just not quite up to speed. They haven’t been diagnosed with a disability.” Gloria Winter completed her 47th year of teaching public schools this May, and for all those years, she said her personal schedule has been wrapped around the school calendar. But […]

    Committed to kids for 47 years
  • Water break damages Florence gymnasium

    This photo shows the extent of the buckling of the gymnasium floor following an extended waterline burst that occurred between May 4 and the evening of May 16 The Florence City Council dropped a bombshell at its meeting May 21 with news that the high school gymnasium sustained serious water damage sometime between May 4, and prior to the evening […]

    Water break damages Florence gymnasium
  • Track Athletes lay it on the line

    Warriors claim four medals Rivals become record-setters at state After competing against each other in shot put and discus during high school, Hillsboro’s Wes Shaw (top photo) and Marion’s Tyler Palic (lower photo) could claim their place in the state record books. Shaw threw the shot put 60 feet, 11.5 inches, bettering his school records and setting a new state […]

    Track Athletes lay it on the line
  • Marion claims third place in 3A state baseball

    Cole Srajer collides with Sabetha catcher Brandon Brownlee, scoring on Luke Lanning’s sacrifice fly to make it 9-2 during the fifth inning of Friday’s 3A semifinal game. Janae Rempel The Marion baseball team ended the 2018 season with a win, defeating Riley County, 9-1, in the state consolation game to claim third place in Class 3A Friday. The Warriors finished […]

    Marion claims third place in 3A state baseball
  • Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

    Coach Roger Schroeder congratulates Evann Heidebrecht after a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to celebrate a shot for a state tournament berth. Janae Rempel / Free Press With a three-hit shutout of Southeast of Saline Wed­nesday, the Marion baseball team earned its second-consecutive trip to the Class 3A state tournament, defeating the Trojans, 6-0, in […]

    Neighbors battle in regional semifinals
  • Nine Trojans qualify for state track

    Nine Trojans will represent Hillsboro High at the KSHSAA Track & Field State Championships this weekend in Wichita. Pictured in the back row are (from left) Jessica Saunders, Wes Shaw, Josiah Driggers and Sienna Kaufman; front row, Addie Berens, Kinsey Kleiner, Iris Klein and Roxana Nieto. Not pictured: Abby Sechrist. Hillsboro track and field athletes qualified for eight individual events […]

    Nine Trojans qualify for state track
  • HHS senior receives $1,000 National FFA Scholarship through Ford

    Hillsboro High School senior Callyan Lacio was awarded a $1,000 National FFA scholarship through Hillsboro Ford and the Ford Motor Co. Lacio plans to use the funds toward a degree at Friends University, Wichita. The scholarship is one of more than 1,800 awarded through the National FFA Organiza­tion’s scholarship program this year. Picture with Lacio are Hillsboro Ford co-owners Randy […]

    HHS senior receives $1,000 National FFA Scholarship through Ford
  • Goessel ‘sensory garden’ earns contest prize

    We were inspired to explore the importance of experiencing nature through the use of our five senses by research, which shows that children are spending much less time outdoors than previous generations. Our goals for this project were to learn how nature positively affects mental and physical health, foster community and teamwork through planning and implementation, and use milk cartons […]

    Goessel ‘sensory garden’ earns contest prize
  • Trojans 11-9 with Viking sweep

    After a long-distance loss at Pratt on Monday, the Hillsboro Trojans baseball team rebounded the next day with a sweep of Smoky Valley to complete the regular season in Lindsborg. In Luke Moore’s second year as the Hillsboro head coach, he and the Trojans turned a 5-15 record in 2017 into an 11-9 record in 2018. SMOKY VALLEY— Dynamic pitching […]

    Trojans 11-9 with Viking sweep

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CAR SHOW & TELL

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June 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Patty Decker photoThis year’s car show drew 105 cars and three motorcycles to Memorial...

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Five Warriors receive Class 3A all-state honors

Five Warriors receive Class 3A all-state honors

June 13, 2018 at 4:10 pm

Cole Srajer collides with Sabetha catcher Brandon Brownlee, scoring on Luke Lanning’s sacrifice...

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Hillsboro council OKs financial agreement for streets

June 13, 2018 at 3:27 pm

The Hillsboro City Coun­cil approved at its June 5 meeting a financial services agreement with Piper Jaffray as the city prepares to begin street projects this summer. One...

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Farmers finding outlets in community markets

June 13, 2018 at 4:14 pm

In communities across Kansas, farmers’ markets continue to offer homegrown and homemade products. Everything from freshly picked fruits and vegetables to mouthwatering baked...

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KU team finds juvenile T-rex skull

June 13, 2018 at 4:17 pm

A team of paleontologists from the University of Kansas is resuming its work in Montana, excavating what appears to be a very rare dinosaur fossil: a juvenile Tyrannosaurus...