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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 20 December 2011 20:45With Christmas just a few days away, many people will be searching for that perfect last-minute gift. For some of those hard-to-buy-for people on our lists, gift cards can seem like the perfect solution.
The Kansas Attorney General’s Office offers the following tips and rules about gift cards to protect yourself and the gift recipient:
• Under Kansas law, gift cards cannot expire for at least five years. If the gift card does not have an expiration date on it, then it is good until you...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 18 January 2011 16:33The Trojan Classic basketball tournament opened Monday with four games at Brown Gymnasium.
In the boys’ tournament, first-year participant Goodland defeated Thomas More Prep, 46-40, while Hesston knocked off Republic County, 56-39.
Goodland and Hesston will square off at 8:15 p.m. Friday in the semifinal round while Thomas More Prep will take on Republic County in the consolation semifinal game at 4:45 p.m. Friday.
In the girls’ tournament, Goodland defeated Republic County, 43-34, while Hesston lost to Thomas More Prep, 43-40, in their first-round games.
TMP will square off in the semifinals at 6:30 p.m. against the winner of the Hillsboro-Winfield game on Tuesday, while Goodland will face the winner of Riley County and Wamego...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 18 January 2011 16:33Father Emil Kapaun of Pilsen, a decorated military chaplain who died as a prisoner of war during World War II in Korea, will be one of the many people, places and things highlighted at the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene.
Canton was also recognized in the geography category for Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, which is home to one of the few surviving wild buffalo herds.
Marci Penner, director of the Inman-based Kansas Sampler Foundation said Monday that Father Kapaun and Maxwell Wildlife Refuge will be part of the 8 Wonders of Kansas exhibit designed to help celebrate Kansas’ sesquicentennial.
The exhibit will open to the public on Kansas Day, Jan. 29, and close Sept. 5.
“There is no admission charge,” she said, “and the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 26 October 2010 17:12
Marion County 4-H members Cassidy Hill, of the Tampa Triple T’s, and Jacob Dailey, of the Goessel Goal Getters, won several awards at the Kansas American Rabbit Breeders Association convention Oct. 16-17 at the Kansas State Fair grounds in Hutchinson. Cassidy, daughter of Kevin and Teresa Hill, received first in judging and third in showmanship in her age group. Her junior doe was named reserve champion in its breed. Jacob, son of Don and Laura Dailey, received “Duke” in the royality competition, first in showmanship, fifth in identifying and judging rabbit breeds, and first and second in photography in his age group.
Written by John Giffin Tuesday, 15 June 2010 16:59A Saturday morning rain couldn’t keep car enthusiasts from the 12th Annual Route 56 Classic Cruisers Car Show at Hillsboro’s Memorial Park.
Thirty-four cars and five motorcycles were on display, with their owners hoping to take home awards.
The show’s registration fees from participants will go to the Marion County Toy Run, annual fall event that provides toys for families in need at Christmas.
Along with a $12 registration fee, car show participants also donated cans of food, which are donated to the Marion County Food Bank.
Winning the “Best in Show” and “Club Choice” categories was a 1946 International pickup owned by Ron Bartel of Hillsboro.
Dave Beumann was the “Classic Car” winner with a 1967 Ford...
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