Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

HHS senior receives $1,000 National FFA Scholarship through Ford

HHS senior receives $1,000 National FFA Scholarship through Ford

Hillsboro High School senior Callyan Lacio was awarded a $1,000 National FFA scholarship through Hillsboro Ford and the Ford Motor Co. Lacio plans to use the funds toward a degree at Friends University, Wichita. The scholarship is one of more than 1,800 awarded through the National FFA Organiza­tion’s scholarship program this year. Picture with Lacio are Hillsboro Ford co-owners Randy […]

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Tabor issues honors for 2017-18 year

Tabor College had its annual honors convocation Thursday, May 10. The event acknowledged the academic success of students and faculty for the 2017-18 school year. Roughly one third of the student body received awards for their achievements around campus and in the classroom. “It is always a delight to celebrate student academic achievement and this year is no exception,” Frank […]

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How could Westar’s high demand charge impact you?

Perhaps conserving energy is important to you. You’ve switched out all of your incandescent light bulbs with LEDs. You keep your thermostat set at 78 in the summer. You might even get mad at your kids when they leave a light on. Your neighbor, on the other hand, isn’t quite as concerned. He keeps the thermostat set consistently at 68 […]

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‘Click it or ticket’ crackdown continues through June 3

Roadway travelers can expect an increased law enforcement presence May 21-June 3 as 160 law enforcement agencies will actively enforce Kansas occupant restraint and traffic laws. This activity is sponsored by a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation. Drivers can anticipate strict enforcement of both the Kansas Safety Belt Use Act and the Kansas child Passenger Safety Act. These […]

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Three TC students awarded scholarships

Three Tabor College students were awarded scholarships for their participation in the Dr. Wilmer Harms Anabaptism Contest. Sierra Sanchez, a senior from Thailand, won the first-place prize of $300. Timothy Vinduska, a senior from Lincolnville, and Ricardo Benavides, a junior from Van Nuys, Calif., won $200 and $100 prizes for second and third place, respectively. “Each year these submissions represent […]

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Goessel ‘sensory garden’ earns contest prize

Goessel ‘sensory garden’ earns contest prize

We were inspired to explore the importance of experiencing nature through the use of our five senses by research, which shows that children are spending much less time outdoors than previous generations. Our goals for this project were to learn how nature positively affects mental and physical health, foster community and teamwork through planning and implementation, and use milk cartons […]

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What passed, what didn’t

In an election year with a state Supreme Court ruling hanging over their heads, Kansas lawmakers wrestled over school spending, taxes and guns. They fought among themselves and often split ways from legislators they’d chosen as leaders. In the end, they decided not to throw a tax cut to voters. It would have partly reversed tough political choices they made […]

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Daily Life News (May 16, 2018)

TEEN group will meet May 21 The Technology Excel­lence in Education Network will gather for its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 21, at the USD 408 district office at 101 N. Thorp St., Marion. For more information, call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237. MCDA offers class on chronic pain The Marion County Department on Aging is offering a […]

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Senior Scribbles (May 16, 2018)

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER We need more volunteers. As school will be getting out, if anyone 14 years or older would like to help, let us know. You can call 620-947-2304 for more information. We hope everyone had a Happy Mother’s Day. We had our board business meeting Tuesday, May 15. Haris Zafar, audiologist, will be here at 11 a.m. Wednesday, […]

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Diamond Vista workers arriving

May is a month of endings and beginnings. Students are graduating, ending years of study and at the same time, beginning new chapters in their lives, starting careers or going on to further educational opportunities. I want to congratulate all the graduates of Hillsboro High School and Tabor College. We hope you have made many positive memories during your time […]

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