Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Tabor’s Drevion Cooper runs for a record-setting finale

Tabor’s Drevion Cooper runs for a record-setting finale

Phyllis Richert photo Tabor College running back Drevion Cooper adds to his yardage total Saturday during the Bluejays’ 65-21 win over Bethany College in the final game of 2017. Cooper rolled up a school-record 324 yards on 23 carries, giving him 1,218 yards for the season. Tabor finished as KCAC co-champions with an 8-1 record, but the Sterling Warriors were […]

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Daily Life (November 15, 2017)

MCDA assisting with prescription plans Marion County Depart­ment on Aging will assist individuals during the open enrollment season for prescription drug plans. Gayla Ratzlaff, department coordinator, can assist in comparing plans as well as enrolling in a new plan. “It is important to do a comparison every year since plans change premiums, their formulary and deduct­ible,” she said. Ratzlaff will […]

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Deaths (November 15, 2017)

• ERMA JUNE YADON NELLANS, 91, of Peabody, died Nov. 12 at her home. A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at Baker Funeral Home Peabody. She was born on May 13, 1926, to Cleo and Arthur Yadon in Morris, Okla. On April […]

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Senior Scribbles (November 15, 2017)

hillsboro senior center Please stop by to welcome our new cook, Jessica West, to our senior center. We are very excited to have her join us. Our upcoming programs Wednesday, Nov. 15, we have Dr. Zafar here at 11 a.m. for hearing aid checks, and then at 12:30 p.m. Marion Home Health is here to do footcare; call for an […]

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‘Cold Weather rule’ now in effect for citizen utility bills

The Cold Weather Rule, designed to help Kansans who are behind on their utility payments to avoid disconnection during the winter months, begins Nov. 1 and ends March 31. “The Kansas Corporation Commission encourages Kansans who are past-due on their utility bills and at risk for disconnection to prepare for the colder weather by contacting their utility company to make […]

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MARION COUNTY VOTER PARTICIPATION: Nov. 7 local election

BURNS COMMUNITY CENTER BURNS CITY 107 29 27% Milton USD 408 0 0 0% Milton USD 398 45 5 11% Summit USD 398 49 10 20% 201 44 22% FLORENCE MASONIC CENTER Doyle USD 284 2 0 0% Doyle USD 408 30 5 17% Fairplay USD 398 5 4 80% Fairplay USD 398 76 20 26% FLORENCE 1st 130 72 […]

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Tis the season for athletic recognition

All-CKL volleyball Two members of the Hillsboro volleyball team have received all-league recognition from the coaches of the Central Kansas League. Senior Abby Sechrist was named to the second team as a middle hitter; senior Sarah Jost received honorable mention as an outside hitter. The Trojans finished in a tie for fourth place with a 6-4 record in CKL, and […]

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Scorecard (November 15, 2017)

KCAC FOOTBALL KCAC Overall W L W L #*Sterling (16) 8 1 9 2 #Tabor (17) 8 1 8 2 Ks Wesleyan (21) 7 2 8 3 Southwestern 5 4 5 6 Friends 4 5 4 7 Bethany 4 5 5 5 Ottawa 3 6 3 8 Saint Mary 3 6 4 7 McPherson 2 7 3 7 Bethel 1 […]

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TC writing center named in honor of professor, writer

The Tabor College Writing Center received a fresh look and a new name over the summer. The English department, which is located on the main floor of the Lohrenz Build­ing, received an endowment from the memorial fund of Katie Funk Wiebe, a former English professor who died in October 2016. Over the summer, new carpet, furnishings, wall coverings and lighting […]

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Centre students honor veterans with morning program

Centre students honor veterans with morning program

Centre Veterans Skit Students in the Centre schools presented a Veterans’ Day morning program Nov. 10 for the public. A group of fifth-grade students shared a skit about Veterans’ Day, interspersed with musical numbers performed by several classes. Some of the students in the skit included, from left: Daniel Moening, Robert Spohn, Adam Wonser, Daniel Rziha, Olivia Carlson and Hailey […]

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