Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Deaths (May 24, 2017)

• roberta (friesen) Isaac, 77, died Sunday, May 21. She was born Aug. 4, 1939, to Martin and Marie (Plett) Friesen southwest of Meade. On June 30, 1961, she was married to Alvin Isaac, who survives. The service is at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at Park­view Mennonite Brethren Church in Hills­boro. Visita­tion is from 6-8 p.m. Wednes­day at Jost […]

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Anniversaries (May 24, 2017)

Anniversaries (May 24, 2017)

Smith’s to celebrate 60th anniversary The children of Royal and Mary (Sangwin) Smith of Marion request a card shower for their parents 60th wedding anniversary on June 2. They were married June 2, 1957, at the Methodist church at White City. Family will be at Eastmoor United Methodist Church Sunday, May 28, to honor this anniversary. Cards may be sent […]

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Engagements (May 24, 2017)

Engagements (May 24, 2017)

Troxell, Huxman plan to wed in July Aaron and Melissa Troxell of Edmond, Okla., and Rod and Kay Huxman of Moundridge announce the engagement of their children, Kaleigh Troxell and Kyle Huxman. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Margaret Hazelip and Jack and Malinda Troxell, both of Owasso, Okla. Paternal grandparents are H.R. and Geneva Siefker, McPherson, and Melvin and Wanetta […]

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Search continues for state funding sources

by Rep. Don Schroeder Kansas House of Representatives The veto session continues with few solutions. Tax conferees continue to float proposals that continue to fail. However, the Education Committee kicked a school funding proposal out of the committee without a favorable recommendation. That basically means the committee does not necessarily agree the proposal is good, but will leave it up […]

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Letters (May 24, 2017)

State eyes utility tax for revenue This past weekend, the Legislature began working on a school financing bill that has some impact on your future utility bills. We want you to be aware so that if you want to contact Sen. Rick Wilborn or Rep. Don Schroeder, you will have the chance. The bill is SB 251 and the proposed […]

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MHS track team competes at Russell

The Marion track and field team competed at the Class 3A regional meet at Russell Friday. Rain caused the field events to be postponed until Monday. Results from the meet were not available at press time. Marion’s state qualifiers will compete at the state meet at Wichita State Friday and Saturday.

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AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP (May 24, 2017)

AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP (May 24, 2017)

Canton-Galva’s Tia Moddelmog shows the form that led to a leap of 4-6 in the high jump to tie for third place at Herington Friday. Moddelmog also qualified for state by placing second in the 400 (1:05.09) and fourth in the triple jump (32-2). BASEBALL Canton-Galva—The Eagles (4-12) were the No. 5 seed in the Moundridge Class 2-1A regional tournament last week. […]

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Scorecard (May 24, 2017)

KCAC STANDINGS BASEBALL FINAL KCAC Overall W L W L *O. Wesleyan (3) 22 6 50 9 Tabor (13) 20 9 44 17 Sterling 17 11 37 18 Friends 16 10 33 22 York 16 10 29 25 McPherson 12 16 24 30 Saint Mary 10 17 12 34 Kan. Wesleyan 8 18 26 27 Ottawa 8 18 24 27 […]

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Hillsboro’s Kaufman feted with other top high school seniors

Hillsboro’s Kaufman feted with other top high school seniors

Rebecca Kaufman, a 2017 graduate of Hillsboro High School, was selected to attend the 14th annual Governor’s Scholars Awards program May 7 in Topeka. Gov. Sam Brownback congratulates Kaufman for being among the top 1 percent of Kansas high school seniors. Scholars are selected from accredited public and private schools in the state. The program is coordinated by the Confidence […]

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Tabor awards 177 degrees on Saturday

Tabor College observed its 107th commencement Saturday. More than 2,000 parents, family and friends gathered at Joel H. Wiens Stadium and via live stream on Tabor Webcast to celebrate with the graduates. Of the 177 graduates from Tabor, 114 earned degrees at the Hillsboro campus while 63 completed degrees at Wichita and online. Of those, 20 individuals earned master’s degrees […]

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