Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Student does well at state

Student does well at state

Sophomore Elias Jirak shot a 91 at the 1A State Golf Tournament. “Elias competed well, improved greatly this year and will be looking forward to his Junior season of golf in the spring,” said Coach Max Venable.

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Swim Team competes well at Hesston meet

The Hillsboro swim team was short multiple swimmers on their second meet of the season, but they still managed to come in second by only 20 points. Hesston, Hillsboro and Council Grove all competed at the meet held in Hesston. Hillsboro will travel to Marion on Saturday. Hillsboro Swim Meet Saturday, June 15 100-meter freestyle Girls 9-10:  3. Austyn Driggers […]

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Marion student earns big scholarship

Christian Michael Becker, a graduating senior at Marion High School, has won a $2000 MFA Foundation scholarship. The scholarship was awarded at the school’s Awards Assembly. Christian Becker is the child of Laura and Todd Becker. Christian plans to attend: Hesston College, Hesston, KS. The scholarship was sponsored by: MFA Oil, Tampa, KS It is one of approximately 330 scholarships […]

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Hillsboro School Board conducts short regular meeting

by Sheila G. Kelley A short agenda made for a quick meeting for Hillsboro school board members June 10. Superintendent Max Heinrichs asked board members to change the regular July 8 meeting to 7 p.m. on July 11 at the district office. Final action will be completed on policy updates then. A special budget approval meeting will be at 7 […]

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Crowds flock for Bluegrass

Crowds flock for Bluegrass

The Dewayn Brothers warm up for their performance on Saturday at the 12th Annual Bluegrass on the Lake festival at the Marion County Lake. In addition to the music, there were food vendors, a silent auction and cornhole tournament. Crowds came out for the day to enjoy the music and various events. Some just came for the day while others […]

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Tabor Advancement reorganizes for fundraising success

Tabor College is broadening its Advancement Department with a goal to give increased attention to fundraising, planned giving and endowed scholarships, according to President Jules Glanzer. The department will be led by two vice presidents, one to coordinate fundraising efforts on the college’s behalf, and one to administer support services that will enhance relationships with the Tabor constituency. Both will […]

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Letter to the Editor (6-19-19)

Weather shift is just a canary in the coalmine Miners used to bring canaries with them into a mine to alert them of dangerous levels of methane. If the canary was in distress or died they knew they better get out of the mine or they might be next. Every time I see an armadillo in central Kansas I think […]

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Local boy qualifies to compete at world’s largest junior high rodeo

DENVER- Kacen Smith, an eighth-grade student at Goessel Jr High School has earned a position on the Kansas state/provincial National Junior High rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Huron, South Dakota, June 23rd thru June 29th to compete at the 15th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NUHFR) in team roping, chute dogging, goat tying and […]

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Deaths (6-19-19)

◼ Demarius Cox, 16, died on June 7, 2019, at Sky Ranch Horn Creek Church Camp in Westcliffe, Colorado. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Tabor College Shari Flaming Center for the Arts in Hillsboro officiated by Pastor Sara Jo Waldron. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on […]

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