Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Daily Life (April 25, 2018)

Commodities arrive in county April 25 Government surplus commodities will arrive at senior centers in Marion County April 25. Each site will distribute them according to their own schedule and may not distribute on the same day. Check with your local site for its schedule. Lehigh residents should pick up commodities at Main Street Ministries in Hillsboro. If there are […]

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Senior Scribble (April 25, 2018)

HILLSBORO senior center We are working on getting the May menus out. Sorry for being a little later this month, but thank you for your understanding. This week we have bingo on Wednesday, April 25 with Bluestem Pace. We have Show & Tell Friday April 27. Our birthday dinner is at noon Monday April 30. We hope you can join […]

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Deaths (April 25, 2018)

◼ GARY “BUTCH” HAGEBERG, 82, formerly of Burdick, owner-manager of Burdick Meat Market, died April 21 at Legacy of Herington. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Burdick United Methodist church with pastor Sue Talbot officiating. Interment will follow at the Burdick Methodist Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Zeiner Funeral […]

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Marion chosen to host opera workshop later this summer

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop will partner for a second year to host Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills from July 24 to Aug. 5. The two-week-long Master Class will bring advanced students and young professional singers from points throughout the nation to the rural Flint Hills community of Marion. Following a rigorous audition process, artistic […]

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Outcry concert was an inspiring event

Last Friday, I attended my first concert. I went to Outcry with my youth group, which is a few worship bands that tour together and they came to Wichita. I wasn’t familiar with any of the bands, but I came out loving their songs and have been listening since. I had such a great time there. Most of my friends […]

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Letters (April 25, 2018)

Appreciation for April blood drive The Red Cross would like to thank those who generously donated blood Monday, April 16, at Trinity Church in Hillsboro. Several groups and individuals helped make the event a success with 34 pints of blood collected. Trinity Church served homemade cookies and provided exemplary staffing in the kitchen to assist the donors and volunteers in […]

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HHS tennis battles in two tourneys

HHS tennis battles in two tourneys

Hillsboro senior Dylan Wiens returns volley during a doubles match at the Trojan Invitational April 17. The Hillsboro boys’ tennis team competed in two varsity meets last week. The team hosted its second home tournament last Tuesday and finished in a three-way tie for third place among six schools. Wichita Trinity Academy won the team title with 50 points, followed […]

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Tabor track teams battle at soggy home invitational

Tabor track teams battle at soggy home invitational

Jonathan Hinerman finished fifth in the steeplechase Tabor College hosted its annual track and field invitational meet on a cool and rainy Saturday at Joel H. Wiens Stadium. “While the weather conditions made many events battles of attrition, Tabor did have several event winners and good performances,” coach Dave Kroeker said. For the men, Austin Cheatham won the shot put, […]

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Bluejay softball still leads KCAC

Entering the doubleheader against No. 24 Ottawa University on April 18, the Tabor College softball team had a three-game lead in the KCAC standings and a 13-game winning streak. The Bluejays won the first game, 3-2, but had its winning streak snapped in Game 2, 16-4. Tabor remains in first place in the conference with a two-game lead over Oklahoma […]

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Area High School Sports Roundup (April 25, 2018)

TRACK & FIELD ◼ Canton-Galva: The Eagle track and field team traveled to Fairfield Apr. 17 for a meet with Fairfield, Inman, Sedgwick and Little River. The boys and girls teams both placed fourth. The boys’ 4×400 relay, comprised of Chase Klinkerman, Landon Everett, Kinser Colgin and Jerry Bradbury brought home gold (3:51.74). Earning silver medals for second place were: […]

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