Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Martinez family donates defibrillator to Tabor

Martinez family donates defibrillator to Tabor

The Martinez family (Jason, Sandra and Nathan, from left) was on the Tabor College campus Saturday to donate an automated external defibrillator in honor of Nathan’s best friend, John Lee, who died due to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a largely undetected disease that is the leading cause of death in student-athletes. Submitted Photo The tragic, unexpected death of his best friend almost […]

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FACT group donates breath test machines

FACT group donates breath test machines

Clint Corby is given a Preliminary Breath Test from Hillsboro Officer Randy Brazil and FACT Director Ashlee Gann. The hope is that it will be used at school events and dances. Submitted Photo FACT (Families and Communities Together) is the umbrella organization for the Marion County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (SAPC). The coalition recently received a request from a school […]

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Goessel Scholars Bowl team takes fourth at Class 2A State meet

Goessel Scholars Bowl team takes fourth at Class 2A State meet

Pictured from left: Asst. Coach Marcia Brubaker, Chris Strecker, Daniel Uhlig, Nathan Impson, Jan Wolters, Edel Miller, Head Coach Braden Unruh, Annalise Miller. The Goessel Scholars Bowl team took 4th at the 2A state meet on Sat. Feb. 9 at Inman Elementary School.

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Tabor hosting Carnegie Hall concert

On the first concert of its 2019 season, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17, MidAmerica Productions, as part of its 36th annual concert season, will present the Carnegie Hall debuts of three choirs from Kansas, the geographic center of the contiguous United States. Dr. Bradley Vogel, Director of Choral Activities at Tabor College in Hillsboro, will lead an ensemble […]

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Goessel hosts musical chair event during basketball game

Goessel hosts musical chair event during basketball game

Keith Banman and Stacey Sawyer of Goessel. Sawyer won a gift certificate after winning a musical chair event on Friday. Five contestants (Drew Hill, Stacey Sawyer, Dean Reida, Suzanne Meier, and Jason Gibson) competed in a musical chair event Friday, Feb. 1, during half-time of the GHS Boys Basketball Game. Sawyer won the battle and received a $100 gift certificate […]

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Hillsboro girls drop two in Central Kansas League games

In what turned out to be a tough week, the Hillsboro Girls Basketball team lost to Halstead, 52-17, and Larned, 51-37, in last week’s games. Against Halstead, the Trojans scored just three points in the first half and struggled to get on track in the second. Halstead was just too much for the young Hillsboro team throughout the whole game. […]

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Hillsboro boys split week in tough fashion

After getting a win over the defending Class 3A State Champions in Halstead, 53-41, the Hillsboro Boys Basketball team fell to Larned after a late bucket sent the game to overtime, 62-59. “Larned was a tough loss. They are a good team, but we weren’t as sharp as we usually are,” Hillsboro Head Coach Darrel Knoll said. “We still played […]

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Letters to the Editor (2-13-19)

I have met or know of people I call “mixers”. Bob Woelk is one. It’s not that some of what he says isn’t truthful in a limited since. It’s that it’s said to evoke a response ( most likely a negative one) from those he feels are, in some way, spiritually inept. When he talks about the Christian faith; it’s […]

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Community Foundation awards grants to several groups at ball game

Community Foundation awards grants to several groups at ball game

15 organizations received grants from the Hillsboro Community Foundations for a total of $21,730 given out. The checks were presented during halftime of the Hillsboro boys game two weeks ago.

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Robotics team qualifies for Hutchinson tournament

Robotics team qualifies for Hutchinson tournament

From left are Austin Rempel,Jacob Denholm and Paul Glanzer who have qualified for the Kansas VEX State Robotics Tournament in Hutchinson on March 2. Teams competing last Saturday at the Derby Robo Challenge were teams 4101A Trojans, consisting of Noah Bartel, 4101C The Other Guy, consisting of Austin Rempel, 4101D Top Gun, consisting of Paul Glanzer and 4101J Circuit Overload, […]

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