Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Observations from Christmas break

Christmas break has arrived! I got home from school on Wednesday and plopped right onto my bed, and I intended to stay there for as long as possible. It’s been a very long semester, and doing absolutely nothing is much needed. I seem to never have time to do anything leisurely during the school year, but now Christmas is here! […]

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Hillsboro falls to visiting Halstead

Hillsboro falls to visiting Halstead

Addie Berens and Grayce Tankersly defend against Halstead during the first game back after Christmas break. Laura Fowler Paulus/Free Press HILLSBORO- After playing Halstead close in the first quarter, 19-14, the Hillsboro Girls Basketball team’s offense stalled, and eventually lost to the Dragons, 52-27 last week. The game was the first game back from Christmas Break and the rust might […]

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Marion County political parties to host nomination convention

There will be a Nomination Convention held by Marion County Democrats on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. at the Marion Community Center, 203 N. Third St., Marion. This Convention will be for the purpose of electing one candidate from each of the two new commissioner districts, 4 and 5. The requirements for being a candidate is residing in either […]

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Senior Scribbles (1-9-19)

HILLSBORO senior center We want to thank everyone for supporting our senior center, and we hope to keep going strong in 2019. This week we have bingo after the noon meal on Wednesday, Jan. 9. Our jamm session is on Thursday, Jan. 10 after the noon. We are looking for a sub dishwasher to fill in when needed. You will […]

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Deaths (1-9-19)

◼ Kenneth A. Funk, 84, Hillsboro, died Jan. 5, 2019 at Via Christi St. Teresa Hospital in Wichita. Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro officiated by Pastor Tom Harder. Interment at Haven of Rest cemetery rural Hillsboro 10 a.m. Wednesday. Family will receive friends from 5 – 7 […]

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Daily Life News (1-9-19)

Goessel Town and Country Garden Club The Town and Country Club will be meeting on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. The meeting wil be held at the Goessel Community Room. Ron Wedel will talk on bird watching. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call Luanne Soukup at 620-367-2410 for more information. Successful Blood Drive in Hillsboro Members of the Hillsboro High […]

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Hillsboro gets big win over defending 3A champions

Hillsboro gets big win over defending 3A champions

Matthew Potucek looks to move the ball against Halstead last week during the first game back after Christmas break. Hillsboro got a huge win over the Class 3A State Champions from last year, 67-49. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press HILLSBORO- With the defending Class 3A State Champion Halstead Dragons in the house, the Hillsboro Boys Basketball team got out […]

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Frostbite running

Frostbite running

13 brave runners showed up to participate in the 13th annual Frostbite 4 Mile Fun Run in Hillsboro on New Year’s day. Bob Woelk came in first for the men while Kody Panzer came in first for the Women. Dawson Duerkson of Goessel came in first for the under 18 category. Pictured above is eighth grader Wenxi Funk who participated […]

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Sending love to the booster club

Sending love to the booster club

Ford Motor Company employee Terry Hagan presented a check to the Hillsboro Booster Club as well as Hillsboro High School Principal Clint Corby and USD 410 Superintendent Max Heinrichs. $2,700 was raised in October during Drive One 4 UR School campaign. Front: Tracy Hefley, Lena Kleiner, Terry Hagan, Dawn Helmer; back row: Clint Corby, Max Heinrichs, Kelly Linnens.

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Deaths (1-2-19)

◼ Anne Driver, 76, died on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro. Celebration of Life Service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at The Hillsboro United Methodist Church in Hillsboro. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Salem Home in care of Jost Funeral […]

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