Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Card shower for Wilbur Hanneman’s 95th

Card shower for Wilbur Hanneman’s 95th

The family of Wilbur Hanneman is requesting a card shower for his birthday. He will celebrate his 95th birthday on Dec. 17. Cards may be sent to Wilbur Hanneman, c/o Parkside Homes, Room A-14, 200 Willow Rd., Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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Hillsboro goes 2-1 in early season tourney

MOUNDRIDGE- After a tough start to the tournament, the Hillsboro Boys Basketball team rebounded to win their last two games and go 2-1 at the early season tournament in Moundridge last week. They opened the tournament against Inman, who beat them 49-38. Joe Knoll was the only Trojan in double figures with 11 points for the game. Hillsboro stuck with […]

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Shaw signs with Harding to compete in Track and Field

Shaw signs with Harding to compete in Track and Field

Wes Shaw has signed a letter of intent to compete in Track and Field at Harding University next season. Harding is located in Searcy, Arkansas. They are an NCAA Division II school which competes in the Great American Conference. Wes is the current State Record Holder in class 2A.

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Tabor cruises past Bethany College

Tabor cruises past Bethany College

Darnell Jones-Bowie secures another two points for the Tabor Bluejays. He was the leading scorer during Saturday night's game against Bethany College. Photo by Michael Klaassen. The Bluejays played against Bethany College on Saturday night at home and won by 19 points. While both teams were closely matched when it came to rebounds and turnovers, Tabor hit more shots. Darnell […]

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Hillsboro girls struggle in Moundridge

Hillsboro girls struggle in Moundridge

Kinsey Kleiner moves in for a layup in Thursday’s game.Karrie Rathbone/special to the Free Press The Hillsboro girls played three games last week in the Moundridge Tournament. While they lost all three games, they showed some great promise of what we can hopefully look forward to the rest of the season. “The Moundridge Tournament is a great early season tournament […]

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Several listed on All-Wheat State League team

The 2018 Wheat State All League Volleyball Team athletes have been announced. Several Marion County residents made the elite list. The First Team list includes two seniors from Goessel, Savanna Wuest and Audessi Unruh. Canton Galva also had two ladies make the list, Tia Moddlemog, junior, and Kaysha Unruh, senior. Three students made it on the list for Honorable Mention. […]

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Daily Life News (12-12-18)

Goessel Christmas Giving Tree The Citizens State Bank and the Goessel Ministerial Association are sponsoring a Christmas Giving Tree. This tree will endeavor to help with some of the expenses of Christmas for families in need. Go to the Citizens State Bank where you can choose a tag from the tree. All the gifts will need to be brought back […]

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Deaths (12-12-18)

◼ Arpa Ewert, 98, Hillsboro, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Service was at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Trinity Mennonite Church in Hillsboro. Interment was at Johannestal cemetery rural Hillsboro. The family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Trinity […]

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Senior Scribbles (12-12-18)

HILLSBORO senior center We welcome December. If you need a gift idea, we have meal tickets you can purchase. They make a great gift. We also have a fundraiser going with Shawns Cares. If you order from them you can give them a code and 20 percent will go to the Hillsboro Senior Center. Please call the center to get […]

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Marion – Florence FFA Chapter finished second at recent event

Members of the Marion/Florence FFA Chapter received 2nd place in the Greenhand division at the South Central District FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation Career Development Event on Wednesday, November 14th. The contest was hosted by the Inman FFA Chapter at the McPherson County Fairgrounds. Contest participants were required to evaluate and place 6 classes of dairy cows and heifers. They also […]

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