Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Area Hoops Roundup (February 14, 2018)

GIRLS Centre—The Cougars outscored Wakefield 4-0 in overtime to claim a 30-26 victory on Friday at Wakefield. Center got off to a slow start and found themselves trailing 14-5 at the end of the first quarter. The Cougars rallied for a 9-6 quarter to narrow the halftime deficit 20-14. With both teams scoring four points in the third quarter, the […]

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Scorecard (February 14, 2018)

KCAC BASKETBALL MEN KCAC Overall W L W L Southwest’n (12) 15 5 22 6 O. Wesley’n (21) 13 7 20 8 Ks Wesleyan 13 7 15 11 Saint Mary 13 7 15 11 Friends 13 7 15 12 York 12 8 15 12 Tabor 12 8 15 12 Ottawa 10 10 11 14 McPherson 6 14 9 19 Bethel […]

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Two area ag instructors feted for achievements

Two area ag instructors feted for achievements

Gillespie presents the Community Service Award to Sonya Roberts, Hillsboro High School agriculture instructor, during the KAAE annual symposium in Lawrence Jan. 27. Two agriculture teachers from Marion County received achievement awards during the Kansas Association of Agricultural Educators Jan. 27 during the organization’s annual symposium in Lawrence, Jan. 27. ◼ Mark Meyer, agriculture teacher at Marion High School, was […]

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Senior Scribbles (February 14, 2018)

HILLSBORO senior center We are unable to take anymore reservations for the Valentine’s Day meal at noon Feb. 14. Even though we can’t accept any other dine-in reservations, people can still get a meal at 11 a.m. Our sing-a-long is Thurs­day, Feb. 15, after lunch. We are working on fundraising ideas. One thought was having a St. Patrick’s Day meal, […]

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Four things you can do to support heart health

On the path to good health, it pays to follow your heart—literally. A healthy heart is essential to supporting good overall health, yet many people ignore the warning signs that their heart is not as healthy as it could be. A 2017 survey from the American Academy of Family Physicians, conducted by Harris Poll, found that nearly three in 10 […]

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Business Capsules

Business Capsules

We thank the businesses of Hillsboro that took the time to update their profiles with us in this publication. We have tried to include as many businesses as possible, even if you didn’t update your information. Businesses of Hillsboro, you are the financial life­blood of our community. Board members and supporters of the Hillsboro Community Foundation celebrated in February when […]

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Senior Scribbles (February 7, 2018)

HILLSBORO senior center We hope everyone is enjoying this new month, and we hope to have wonderful weather this month. We also have meal tickets you can purchase that make a great gift for your loved ones for Valentines Day. We only have a few more spots for our Valentines dinner at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 14, so call soon. […]

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Daily Life (February 7, 2018)

Relay For Life plans to meet Feb. 13 Relay for Life of Marion County is hosting a planning and information meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the basement at St. Luke Hospi­tal, 535 S. Freeborn. The discussion will in­clude event kickoff, canned food drive, business sponsorships, and team and participant recruiting. Anyone interested in learning more about Relay […]

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Births (February 7, 2018)

Births (February 7, 2018)

James Cannata James Cannata Alex and Tara Cannata of Wichita announce the birth of their son, James Maxwell Cannata, born Jan. 9 in Wichita. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Max and Krista Heinrichs of Hillsboro. Great-grandparents are JoAnn Heinrichs and Allen Pankratz, both of Hillsboro. Paternal grandparents are Greg and Sally […]

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Birthdays (February 7, 2018)

Birthdays (February 7, 2018)

Mildred Hamm Mildred Hamm celebrated 80 years Mildred Hamm of Tampa celebrated her 80th birthday on Feb. 5. Family members Gus, Randy, Sharon, Dave, Payden, Ross and Lane wanted to thank her for being such a blessing to the family. Kenny Ollenburger Kenny Ollenburger Kenny Ollenburger turns 60 this week Kenny Ollenburger of Hillsboro will celebrate his 60th birthday, which […]

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