Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Goessel remains flexible during challenges of modified quarantine

Goessel remains flexible during challenges of modified quarantine

by Braylyn Hoopes, freshman at Goessel High School Editor’s Note: Schools this year have had to be creative and Marion County schools have done this well. In addition to the new “normal” options of remote learning, our educators are providing creative, outside the box options for keeping our students safe while learning. Goessel High School freshmen Braylyn Hooper wrote this […]

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Hillsboro, Marion volleyball players named to all-league teams

Congratulations to the Central Kansas League 2020 Volleyball All-League athletes. Senior Jessica Saunders, middle hitter, of Hillsboro, was unanimously voted 1st team. 2nd Team girls were junior Sammie Saunders, outside hitter, senior Teegan Werth, outside hitter and sophomore Kori Arnold, L, all of Hillsboro.   Congratulations to the following Marion High School volleyball girls on their Heart of America Volleyball […]

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Hillsboro, Marion players named to district football teams

Congratulations to the 2A All-District No. 5 2020 Football nominations. Multiple Hillsboro and Marion athletes were awarded the following honors. First Team Offense and Defense Senior Austin Rempel, Hillsboro, was voted unanimously for both defensive line and offensive line. Also unanimously voted was defensive back, junior, Matthew Potucek of Hillsboro. The other Hillsboro athletes were junior Tristan Rathbone, linebacker, and […]

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Kansas organizations launch effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Kansas

More than Marion County health officials are begging for caution and help with COVID-19 Stop the Spread Kansas is a public awareness campaign urging Kansans to do their part in slowing the rate of COVID-19 infections across the state. Stakeholders are encouraging Kansans to follow the Centers for Disease Control guidelines, avoid mass gatherings, use face coverings and other measures […]

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Don’t wait for the Health Department to call

Marion County, Kansas – Please be advised that local resources are at capacity due to the number of COVID-19 cases throughout the area. Officials request our citizens do the following: – If you have received notifications that you tested positive for COVID-19, please isolate for ten (10) days from symptom onset or, if asymptomatic, your test date. A person who tested […]

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MHS presents You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

MHS presents You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

Marion High School was able to host three performances. The cast and crew faced many challenges this year. Each student showed hard work, creativity and determination making the production a great success!” said music director Ruth Springer.   You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown staring Christian Albin, Hannah May, Sadie Lange, Chisholm Waner, Dante Snyder, Emma Soyez and Addy Davis […]

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Area sports round-up

Area sports round-up

Canton-Galva Football: Going into the semi-final game against Madison, the Canton-Galva Eagles had the longest winning streak in Kansas at 23. Unfortunately, that streak came to an end, and Canton-Galva’s amazing run to defend their state title ended, 34-24, last Friday. Canton-Galva got up early, 18-6, over Madison, but unlike so many other games in the past year, Madison punched […]

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Provider letter to the Marion County Board of Commissioners

This weekend, the Marion County Board of Commissioner’s, who also serve as the Board of Health, received an email with a letter from local health care providers in Newton and Marion County. The letter was written on Veteran’s Day last week asking for a mask mandate to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Since the time of the letter being […]

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DEATH: Henry ‘Lloyd’ Schultz

Henry “Lloyd” Schultz passed away October 25, 2020, at the Highlands Rehab Center, Bella Vista, Ark. Lloyd was born November 30, 2937, in Hillsboro, Kan., to Henry and Alice (Klassen) Schultz. After working for Northwest Airlines, he retired to Bella Vista, Arkansas, where he enjoyed sailing, golf, and making and flying small engine model airplanes. Preceding him in death were […]

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Area Wide Sports 11-11-20

Area Wide Sports 11-11-20

Canton-Galva Football: Despite getting down 6-0, something they haven’t had much history of this season, Canton-Galva roared back with 56-unanswered points and won their second round playoff game over Burlingame last Friday. The Eagles got on the board twice in the first quarter, once when Garrett Maltbie rushed 18-yards for a score, and other when Brayden Collins pounded in a […]

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