Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Local students participate in TSA State Conference

Local students participate in TSA State Conference

Left to Right: Jacob Denholm, Austin Rempel, Paul Glanzer, Noah Bartel, Olivia Slater, Charlie Peters, Garrett Helmer, Kyla Isaac & Callie Bernhardt. Location: Webster Conference Center, Salina, KS. The official 2019 Kansas TSA State Conference results from April 17-19 are as follows: Jacob Denholm took first place in dragster design. Garret Helmer and Olivia Slater took second and third places. […]

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Centre FFA Chapter participates in banquet

Centre FFA Chapter participates in banquet

Centre FFA attendees and award recipients of the 2019 SCD FFA Banquet in Kingman, KS. Dillon Knepp, Tyler Nickel, Ms. Melissa Strassburg (KSU Student Teaching Intern), and Cameron Spohn. On Monday, April 15th, the Centre FFA Chapter traveled to Kingman, KS for the South Central District (SCD) Banquet. Delegates from Centre, Tyler Nickel and Cameron Spohn, participated in the selection […]

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Hillsboro Golf Team splits up and performs well

The Hillsboro High School golf team played in the Hillsboro JV Tournament on Friday, April 26. The team did well with three placing in the top ten, earning medals. The freshman players showed up and scored well for the team. Eli Dalke shot a 51 and placed seventh. Frank Wichert shot a 52 and placed eighth while Rylie Daniels came […]

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Hillsboro does well at track meets last week

Hillsboro does well at track meets last week

Josiah Driggers won first in the long jump at the James Thomas Invitational with a jump of 21-11.00. Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press The Hillsboro track team kept busy this week with two meets. The first one on Tuesday was in Halstead where the girls took first and the boys took second. The Trojans hosted the James Thomas Invitational on […]

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Hillsboro Baseball has mixed week

Hillsboro Baseball has mixed week

Hunter Hein and Brooks Gardner celebrate Hein's home run for the win over Hoisington. Karrie Rathbone/ Special to the Free Press The Hillsboro baseball team had a busy week last week with two doubleheaders. They played on Tuesday in Larned and then at home on Friday against Hoisington and won most of their games. Larned – Four hits from Caleb […]

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Former Tabor player called up to play for Atlanta Braves

Former Tabor College standout pitcher Jacob Webb has realized his dream: pitching in the major leagues. Webb was called up to the Atlanta Braves this past week, becoming the first Tabor pitcher to make an MLB roster. Webb came to Tabor in 2010 after one semester at Riverside Community College. The Riverside, Calif., native pitched for Head Coach Mark Standiford […]

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Good turnout at second annual dance

Good turnout at second annual dance

Adalee Gawith and her dad Travis attended the dance. Adalee said,” Oh, he looks so handsome; like a prince.” Phoebe Jantzen / Free Press Although this was only the second annual Marion County Daddy/Daughter Dance, it has become one of the most anticipated yearly events for little girls county-wide. The event is sponsored by Families and Communities Together, Inc. (FACT) […]

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Senior Scribbles (5-1-19)

HILLSBORO senior center We are ready to say hello to May. Already time for warmer weather, graduations, Mother’s day and Memorial Day, too, in May, We also have the May menus ready. We hope you can join us soon. We are in need of volunteers, another sub cook and sub dishwasher so please stop by the center for more information. […]

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Deaths (5-1-19)

◼ Phyllis Litke, 88, died April 25, 2019, at Bethesda Home in Goessel. Celebration of Life Service at 10:30 a.m. on May 7, 2019, at Ebenfeld M.B. Church Rural Hillsboro. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on May 6, 2019 at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Mission Eurasia in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box […]

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Daily Life News (5-1-19)

FPL to hold fundraiser meal on May 13 The Florence Public Library will hold a fundraiser meal at 5 p.m. on May 13 at the library. On the menu will be pulled pork, potato salad or coleslaw and dessert for a freewill offering. Donations will be used to purchase downtown community banners. Everyone is invited to attend! Writers’ Workshop will […]

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