Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:46
Shaq Thiessen soars past the Hillsboro High School record in long jump during the James Thomas Invitational Friday at Joel H. Wiens Stadium.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:45
Workers with Barkley Construction resumed pouring concrete Thursday along Date Street in Hillsboro after weather delays had slowed progress.
Written by Cindy Baldwin Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:24
The rodeo on Saturday and Sunday is expected to bring several hundred participants and their families to the rodeo arena located on the north edge of the community.
The event also will feature a junior high division for students in sixth through eighth grades. The action begins at noon Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. Events will run throughout the afternoon on both days and is open to the public.
According to Trevin Prieb, vice president of the McPherson County Fair Board, this is the first time in 15 years an event sanctioned by the Kansas High School Rodeo Association sanctioned will be staged at the Canton facility, and the first-ever sanctioned junior high rodeo in Canton.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:30
Michelle Bosworth of Hillsboro and Lloyd and Nicholas Davies of Marion, (pictured from left), spent more than one hour collecting litter along the rocky spillway area of Marion Reservoir Saturday as part of the annual cleanup day.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:32
With the dust settling following the end of the regular legislative session in Topeka and the wrap-session set for May 8, USD 410 Superintendent Steve Noble sees a mixed bag for K-12 education resulting from the 2013 session.
On the positive side, Noble gives a thumbs-up to Senate Bill 128, which is intended to encourage public schools to expand their career and technical training offerings by providing additional funding.
“I think it was well crafted,” Noble said. “The governor put money where his mouth is.
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