Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Daily Life (March 22, 2017)

Pie Night fundraiser for Project SEARCH Three entities are planning a Pie Night fundraiser in support of Tabor College Project SEARCH from 5-7 p.m. March 26 at The FamLee Bakery, 330 E. Main St. Marion. Project SEARCH is a work transition program for young adults with disabilities. It is a business-led internship where adult interns, age 18-30, can learn relevant […]

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Senior Scribbles (March 22, 2017)

hillsboro senior center Spring is here and let’s hope it stays that way. We are also hoping others will join us at the senior center. If anyone has program ideas, please let us know. This week we have a lot of activities planned to include “Show n’ Tell,” on March 24. Everyone is encouraged to bring anything to share. Monday, […]

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Deaths (March 22, 2017)

• Billie D. “Bill” Berry, 66, of Florence, a logger and truck driver for ranchers, died of cancer Feb. 25 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Cremation has taken place; a private family service will be at a later date. He was born Dec. 26, 1950, near Harveyville to Chet and Flora Berry. On March 15, 1970, he was married […]

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Big challenges ahead in last half of session

Many issues remain unresolved as we move beyond the mid-point of the legislative session. Remaining issues are the 2017 budget as well as the 2018 and 2019 budgets, school funding formulas, and determining the amount of funding required for the budget. It seems that absolutely everything revolves around whether there is available funding this year. The Senate took up the […]

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Chess Guild wins 2-1A state title

Chess Guild wins 2-1A state title

>The Class 2-1A state champions from Hillsboro High School Chess Guild: (from left) Jacob Denholm, Abby Fryhover, Kayla Gunn and Jason Latham. The Hillsboro Chess Guild returned from Satur­day’s state tournament at Emporia as the Class 2-1A state champions. The high school team members were Jacob Den­holm, Abby Fryhover, Kayla Gunn and Jason Latham. Jacob placed 30th and Abby was […]

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Five HWC wrestlers qualify for state

Five of the six members of the Hillsboro Wrestling Club who participated Saturday in the USA Wrest­ling Kansas District 3 Cham­pionship Tournament in Junction City qualified for the state tournament by finishing among the top four in their respective divisions. Sutton Redger won the 8 & Under (110 pounds) division with a 3-0 record. Camden Padgett won the 12 & […]

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Hillsboro middle school releases third-quarter honors

Hillsboro Middle School has released the middle school honor roll for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year. To qualify for “high honors,” a middle school student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.5; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.49-3.00. An asterisk (*) indicates a 4.0 average. Hillsboro High School releases an honor role for the high school at […]

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Goessel schools recognize third-quarter achievements

Goessel High/Junior High School has released its honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year. To qualify for “highest honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.75; for “high honors,” a GPA of 3.74-3.5; for “honors,” a GPA of 3.49-3.25. Goessel High School Highest honors Seniors: Trevor Beisel, Olivia Duerk­­sen, Jennifer Meysing, Lauren Rymill, […]

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Local student receives TC Presidential Scholarship

Local student receives TC Presidential Scholarship

Hillsboro High School senior receives the confirmation of her selection as one of three Presidential Leadership Program Scholarship winners. Also selected were Wyatt Bell from Cimarron and Noeli Saenz-Gallardo from Liberal. Madison Sheppard, a senior at Hillsboro High School, is one of three recipients of the 2017 Tabor College Presidential Leadership Program Scholarship. The other two incoming freshmen selected are […]

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Arbor Day tips for landscaping with new trees

Arbor Day, an April holiday that celebrates the planting and caring for trees, is a popular time for homeowners to add new trees to their landscapes. Before doing this, however, homeowners should consider advice from expert arborists to ensure the trees’ longevity. “Too often, consumers waste hundreds of dollars on trees that will die because they were planted too deep,” […]

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