Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Marion golf travels to Hutchinson

The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed at the Central Christian tournament in Hutchinson Monday. “(It was a) very large meet with 14 schools attending,” coach Tod Gordon said. “Each golfer struggled on a couple holes, keeping them out of medal contingency.” Devin Soyez paved the way for the Warriors, carding an 18-hole score of 111, good for 31st place among […]

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Marion County not alone in ‘Wind Farm’ discussions, fight

Words matter… Have we all been so dumbed down (sorry) with the title of “Wind Farm” that we are numb to the fact that smooth-talking, wind companies (Expedition Wind/Diamond Vista/Tradewind) are actually proposing to build “Industrial wind turbines” in our communities? This will affect each of us in Marion County, Kansas, from “up north” by Tampa; to southeast near Peabody […]

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Daily Life News (4-17-19)

Community Blood Drive on Apr. 18 A blood drive will be held from 1-6 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 at Trinity Mennonite Church at 211 S. Elm. To schedule your life-saving appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED-CROSS. Be sure to bring your photo ID, drink plenty of water and eat before your appointment. Farm Bureau and Dales are providing the […]

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Deaths (4-17-19)

◼ Roger A. Colgin, 60, of Canton died April 8, 2019, at Pleasant View Home, Inman after a lengthy illness. The funeral service was at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019, at the Canton Christian Church. Interment was in the Canton Township Cemetery. Friends called from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Olson’s Mortuary, Canton. A memorial […]

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Senior Scribbles (4-17-19)

HILLSBORO senior center We hope everyone will come enjoy a great meal at the senior center soon. We are needing more volunteers and sub meals on wheels drivers. We are also for another sub cook and sub dishwasher in case our other subs cannot help when we call them. You will get paid training for both positions. Call for more […]

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County students take on prom

County students take on prom

2018 Hillsboro High School graduate Eric Torres pulled up during Promenade in a derby car where he walked around and gently lifted date Amy Kiersten, junior, out of the car and set her on the ground. The theme of the 2019 Hillsboro High School Prom was An Evening in Paris. Jayden Donaldson, Megan Neufeld, Chloe Burkholder and Tori Shults. Back […]

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Centre FFA does well at SCD competition

On Wednesday, March 27th, members of the Centre FFA Chapter traveled to Marion to participate in the South Central District (SCD) Poultry Evaluation CDE, and Agronomy CDEs (Career Development Event). In the Poultry CDE, Greenhands evaluated live production hens, meat products of chickens, interior and exterior quality of eggs, they also identified parts of a chicken and a written exam. […]

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Hillsboro Golf Team hits two tournaments over week

The Hillsboro golf team had two tournament last week. They participated in the Herington Invitational Golf Tournament on Tuesday, April 2, and then hosted the Hillsboro Invitational on Friday, April 5. Senior Avery Unruh took tenth place with a score of 104. The four other golfers fell into 24th to 30th places. “Our first tournament at Herington was an eye […]

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Trojan Track has good showing in first meet

Trojan Track has good showing in first meet

Jamari Harris long jumping at the Peabody track meet. Karrie Rathbone / Special to the Free Press The Hillsboro Trojans participated in the Remington CKTL Meet on Tuesday, April 2 in Peabody. As a team, the boys placed first out of the six teams. The Trojans did well in the field events. Josiah Driggers earned gold in the long jump […]

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Hillsboro Chess Guild takes state title home

Hillsboro Chess Guild takes state title home

From Left: Joshua Diener, Olivia Jury, Jacob Denholm, Kayla Gunn and Jason Latham with the plaque they won. The USD 410 Hillsboro High School Chess Guild are the 1A-2A State Champions for 2019. They played in Emporia against the best of Kansas on March 9. Jacob Denholm took 41st in the high school division.

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