Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Goessel wins Wheat State Tournament

Goessel went 4-1 at the Wheat State Tournament and finished as champions last Saturday. Their record has moved to 24-12 for the season. Goessel beat Canton-Galva to get the tournament going, 25-14, 21-25, and 25-19 before beating Little River, 25-23 and 25-23 in straight sets. The Bluebirds then beat Herington 25-14, 18-25, and 25-15 before beating Solomon, 25-20 and 25-16. […]

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Hillsboro blows out Bluestem

Hillsboro blows out Bluestem

Jorge Hanschu tears through the line for the touchdown with 5:30 in the half to bring the score to 38-0 in favor of the Trojans. Karrie Rathbone / Free Press Hillsboro had their way in a 66-22 drumming of Bluestem last Friday to move to 2-0 in district play this season. Brooks Gardner led the team with 227 rushing yards […]

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Daily Life News (10-10-18)

2S2S at Schaeffler House 2nd Saturday 2 Serve will be working on the Schaeffler House grounds 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. This is a new date as the Sept date was cancelled due to weather. Anyone is welcome to come and help! Please bring your whole family and your own yard tools. We will be serving from 8-11. We […]

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Senior Scribbles (10-10-18)

HILLSBORO senior center Next week is fire prevention week. We will have Ben Steketee, our fire chief, here on Tuesday Oct. 9. He wil do a program after the noon meal. On Thursday, Oct 11, we will also have our jamm session after the noon meal. On Tuesday, Oct 16, we will have our chief of police Dan Kinning here […]

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Deaths (10-10-18)

◼ Mark D. Bishop, 61, Florence, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at home. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Florence. Memorials can be made to Harry Hynes Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, Ks. 67202. He was born Sept. 9, 1957 to Carol (Tambke, Bishop) Schmidt and DeWayne Bishop in […]

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Tabor College Project SEARCH interns double in year two

Tabor College Project SEARCH interns double in year two

Current intern Ryan Ronsse (left) and Ryan Hutton, an intern a year ago, carry the Tabor College Project SEARCH banner through the Old Settlers Day parade in Marion earlier this month. Walking behind the banner is skills trainer Tim Giles. Courtesy Photo Coming off a successful inaugural year in 2017-18, Tabor College Project SEARCH has doubled in size as it […]

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Opportunity for Marion County Students to Join A1 Auto Transport’s Scholarship Program

One of the leading companies in the auto transport company, A-1 Auto Transport is offering eligible students of Hillsboro and all of Marion County, an opportunity to earn scholarship money in the sum of $250, $500 or $1,000 every year. The scholarship is open to any student enrolled in a college, university or other accredited school with a GPA of […]

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Results announced for recent fundraiser

Drive 4ur School Results The sign ups have been counted and the Official count is 273 x $20 = $5,520!! That’s a whole bunch of Money!! Way to go Everyone!! The waivers have been confirmed by the Drive 4 ur School HQ , and here are the official results and how the sign ups break down. Again Congrats to Hillsboro […]

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Former Hillsboro optometrist heads up Bethel Fall Fest volunteers

Former Hillsboro optometrist heads up Bethel Fall Fest volunteers

Ken Neufeld, who was an optometrist for many years in Hillsboro, second from left, works with other volunteers on Thursday, Oct. 4, at Bethel College in North Newton. Also pictured, from left, are Byron Ediger, Ron Peters and Delon . Wendy Negent / Free Press Even though there was a 50-degree drop in temperature from one day to the next, […]

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Bluebirds take second at invitational

Bluebirds take second at invitational

Porclein Unruh competed on Thursday contributing to Goessel's 2nd place win at Burrton last week. The Goessel Bluebirds competed in the Burrton Invitational on Thursday. “The improvement of times for all the kids on a muddy, holey and root filled course is evidence of their commitment to improve and be the best they can be for the team,” said Coach […]

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