Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Daily Life (February 21, 2018)

Daddy Olympics Saturday, March 3 The Marion County Parent as Teachers and Marion County Head Start are hosting a “Daddy Olympics,” from 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 3 at the Marion Aquatic Center and Sports Complex, 104 N. Thorp. The event is open to all children ages birth to 5 years old, and games and swimming will be come-and-go. Children can bring […]

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Senior Scribbles (February 21, 2018)

HILLSBORO senior center We want to thank everyone who came to our Val­entine dinner. We had a great turnout. Haris Zafar will be here at 11 a.m. Wednesday to do hearing aid checks. Show and Tell is Friday, Feb. 21, and if someone plans to participate, bring something to show. Our birthday dinner is at noon, Monday, Feb. 26, and […]

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Deaths (February 21, 2018)

◼ ARLINE M. BACHMAN, 88, died Feb. 17 at Schowalter Villa, Hesston. The service is at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 22, at Hesston Mennonite Church in Hess­ton. Burial will be at a later date in West Zion Cemetery, Moundridge. Visitation with family is from 6-7:30 p.m., Feb. 21, at the Schowalter Villa Chapel, Hesston. She was born Nov. 2, 1929, […]

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Time for bills to be processed in Topeka

by Rep. Don Schroeder Kansas House of Representatives This week in the Legis­la­tive session we are beginning to clear the calendar for turnaround. The calendar for next week has us on the floor all day Tuesday through Thursday and then off until Wednes­day, Feb. 28, to allow time for all the bills to be processed and in the proper place […]

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Letters (February 21, 2018)

User fees, not taxes, for transfer station On a recent visit to Newton Medical Center for a pulmonary function test, the technician, upon discovering that I was from Marion County, asked if Marion County was as depressed financially as she had heard it was. Really gave me cause to ponder. After reading the account about the possibility of Marion County […]

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Chamber Winter Gala focuses on fun

The Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce will host its 2018 Winter Community Gala Monday, Feb. 26, in the fellowship hall of Hillsboro Mennonites Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe. The event is open to the Marion County community, and will include entertainment, a silent auction and a catered meal by Scott Catering. “The gala is going to be an incredibly fun event,” […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (February 21, 2018)

GIRLS Centre—The Cougars welcomed the Chase County Bulldogs to their gymnasium Friday, but the visitors took advantage of the hospitality and went on to defeat the home team, 46-33. The Bulldogs led 10-4 after one quarter and 22-14 by halftime. Centre won the third quarter 7-4, but Chase County finished the game with a 20-12 final quarter to nail down […]

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Scorecard (February 21, 2018)

KCAC BASKETBALL MEN KCAC Overall W L W L Southwestern (12) 17 5 24 6 Okla. Wesleyan (20) 15 7 22 8 Kansas Wesleyan 14 8 16 16 Saint Mary 14 8 16 12 York 13 9 16 13 Friends 13 9 15 14 Tabor 13 9 14 14 Ottawa 11 11 12 15 McPherson 8 14 11 19 Bethel […]

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Schneider signs with Emporia State

Schneider signs with Emporia State

Gerald Wiens photo Jack Schneider, a senior at Marion High School, signed a letter of intent Feb. 7 to play football at Emporia State University. Seated with him are his parents, David Schneider and Jennifer Schneider. Standing behind them are MHS assistant football coach Shaun Craft and head football coach Grant Thierolf.

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Hillsboro Chess Guild third at Pleasant Valley

Hillsboro Chess Guild third at Pleasant Valley

Courtesy Photo The USD 410 Hillsboro Chess Guild participated at the Pleasant Valley Middle School Chess Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 3. The team of (from left) Jacob Denholm, Trace Jost and Jason Latham placed third in the K-12 division. Jacob Denholm placed third individually in the K-12 division. The guild participated in a grade-level tournament Jan. 20 in Canton, where […]

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