Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Lincolnville 4-H gives their monthly report

Lincolnville Wide Awake 4-H Club held their meeting on Jan. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center. Roll call was answer by 13 members, three leaders, three parents and one guest with the question “what is your favorite animal?”. The song Frosty the Snowman was led by Brogan Plett. The group then worked on painting snowflake jars and making […]

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Baker to present piano faculty recital

Baker to present piano faculty recital

Tabor College will present “The Romantic Ballade,” the faculty recital of pianist J. Bradley Baker at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Richert Auditorium of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. Baker is an accomplished artist whose performances have been heard in concert halls throughout the United States and Canada. He has earned degrees from North Dakota […]

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Hillsboro wrestlers hit mat at two meets

Hillsboro wrestlers hit mat at two meets

Jordan Bachman flips around on his Beloit opponent. Jordan was 6-0 this past week and the Hoisington champion for the 138 weight class. Karrie Rathbone / Free Press Hillsboro wrestlers competed on Thursday in a dual tournament in Council Grove. Council Grove defeated the Trojans 52-29. Individual Match Results: 106: Jesse Rodgers (COGR) over Paul Glanzer (HILL) 113: Tom Vanvalkenburg […]

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Trojan girls lose game to Sterling

HILLSBORO – After getting down by 11 early, the Hillsboro Girls Basketball team couldn’t climb out of the hole and lost to Sterling, 58-28. Hillsboro played just one game due to mid-season tournaments the week before. “Friday’s game got away from us before we started,” Hillsboro Head Coach Nathan Hiebert said. “Sterling came out with more intensity, better execution and […]

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Letters to the Editor (1-30-19)

With more talk about rural Marion County roads, I have to agree that surface road conditions due to Mother Nature this fall and winter are as poor as I’ve seen in the 40 years I’ve resided on 280th Rd. For the immediate time frame, I can only encourage and advise all people in our community to talk with our younger […]

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Hillsboro Scholar’s Bowl team takes third

Hillsboro Scholar’s Bowl team takes third

From left: Jacob Denholm, Noah Bartel, Olivia Jury, Callie Arnold, Collin Brown and Henry Hein. The team took 3rd place at the Scholar’s Bowl last Thursday. They will compete at regionals on Thursday.

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Deaths (1-30-19)

◼ Louise Shumate, 92, of Strong City, KS, formerly of Cedar Point, KS died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at the Chase County Care and Rehabilitation Center in Cottonwood Falls, KS. Visitation was from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home. A celebration of life service was held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the […]

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Card Shower for Mildred Hamm

Card shower for Mildred Hamm, turning 81 on Feb. 5. Please send cards, notes and well wishes to her attention to Parkside Homes, 200 Willow Road, Skilled Nursing, Apt #6, Hillsboro, KS.

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Senior Scribbles (1-30-19)

HILLSBORO senior center We will play bingo on wed. Jan. 30. Police Chief Dan Kinning will be speaking after the noon meal on Friday, Feb. 1. The Lions Club Pancake Feed will be here on Saturday, Feb. 2. That is also ground hog day, too. The Super Bowl is on Sunday, Feb.3. We will have foot care on Tuesday, Feb. […]

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Daily Life News (1-30-19)

Marion postpones electrical outage The planned electrical power outage for system repairs and updates which was originally scheduled for the nights of Jan. 29-30 in Marion has been cancelled, according to Roger Holter, city administrator. The outage was called off because of the extreme cold temperatures forecasted for the area and will be rescheduled sometime in March depending on the […]

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