Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

?Shenandoah? earns Jesters for HHS
?Shenandoah? earns Jesters for HHS

?Shenandoah? earns Jesters for HHS

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Hillsboro High School received six Jester Award nominations through Music Theater of Wichita.

 

The Jester Awards recognize exceptional accomplishments in the production and performance of musical theater in area high schools. It is also designed to develop a creative and dynamic relationship between the schools and a professional theatre organization.

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Sider to address Tabor grads

More than 130 students will receive degrees from Tabor College on Saturday, May 19. .

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HHS bands win trophies at Branson
HHS bands win trophies at Branson

HHS bands win trophies at Branson

HHSbandS6300213.JPG <p>Members of the Hillsboro High School band take time during their annual Fine Arts Festival last Thursday to pose for a photo with the trophies they won recently at a contest in Branson, Mo. Kattie King / Free Press. Click on image to enlarge The Hillsboro High School bands were awarded three trophies at a regional competition in Branson, […]

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Allen appointed enrollment v.p. at Tabor

Rusty Allen has been promoted to vice president of enrollment management at Tabor College, according to President Larry Nikkel.

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Status of wheat crop remains uncertain

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Marion County ag-agent Rickey Roberts said farmers will have to make difficult decisions regarding their wheat. In some fields, the grain can mostly be gone with only foliage still there, while in others tillers that come from the base of plants are growing and may still produce adequate grain. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press

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A couple of guys were sitting in the Hillsboro Pizza Hut last week wearing crop insurance adjuster ballcaps.

Since the hats made it obvious who they were, they were asked the question they said they?re being asked everywhere, ?What?s happening with the wheat??

 

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Looking at crop insurance

Ask any Kansas farmer and the answer will be the same. Crop insurance is one of the more complicated risk-management issues with which the Kansas farmer needs to deal.

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Producers must file planted acreage by May 31

Farmers planning to earn and receive farm program payments and benefits from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are required by existing farm-bill regulations to file acreage reports for all cropland on their enrolled farms.

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Marion County Fairground hosts annual Spring Beef Show
Marion County Fairground hosts annual Spring Beef Show

Marion County Fairground hosts annual Spring Beef Show

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Ty Goossen of Hillsboro shows the angus heifer that won grand champion for the breeding heifers in the annual Spring Beef Show April 28 at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Click image to enlarge.

Sixty-six 4-Hers from Marion County and beyond competed April 28 in the annual Spring Beef Show at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro.

The show is an indicator of the growth rate and condition of animals intended for show in upcoming county fairs, according to Rickey Roberts, Marion County extension agent who coordinated the event.

 

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Goat show is May 19

Area youth will be up early on Saturday, May 19, trimming and preparing for the yearly showing of their dairy goats at the Mar?ion County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro. A showmanship clinic is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. led by accomplished youth showman. At this day-long event there will be the Toy, Tool and Miscellan?eous drawing, a goat photography contest and exhibition, […]

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Washburn issues local scholarships

Six seniors from Marion High School and one from Hillsboro High School have been awarded scholarships for academic accomplishments by Washburn University. They were among the 85 high school seniors recognized for their achievements at a banquet April 25 at the Salina Holiday Inn. From Marion High School were Luke Bowers, Tedra Eis, Elisa Gayle, Florence, Isaac Gueter?sloh, Kyle Hett […]

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