Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Battle Baseball finishes season

Battle Baseball finishes season

The team is pictured here after winning the Park City tournament earlier in the season (photo courtesy of Karrie Rathbone).Back Row (L to R): Coach Clint Potucek, Blane Bernhardt, Philip Young, Matthew Potucek, Damion Woods, Coach Jayson Hanschu. Front Row (L to R): Nate Hein, Garrett Helmer, Jaxxon Hanschu, Seth Lanning, Tristan Rathbone, Duncan Duell, Easton Idleman. Courtesy Photo Battle […]

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Daily Life News (7-18-18)

Food drive July 20 at Hillsboro pool A Swimmers Food Drive is planned from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday July 20 at the Hillsboro Family Aquatic Center. Admission is a $4 donation or four non-perishable food items. Season passes will not be valid that evening. Senior center to serve ice cream July 22 Come enjoy a bowl of ice cream […]

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Deaths (7-18-18)

◼ DONNA L. KRISTEK, 77, homemaker and longtime Lincolnville area resident, died July 10 at Via Christi Hospital at Manhattan. Services were July 13 at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion with burial at Marion Cemetery. She was born July 6, 1941, to Homer and Irene (Butters) Reppart. She is survived by her husband, Steve, of the home, sons Ronald (Anna) […]

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Birth- Ryker Lee Koop

Birth- Ryker Lee Koop

Ryker Lee Koop Chris and Suzi Koop of McPherson announce the birth of a son, Ryker Lee Koop, born July 2 in Salina. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 191⁄4 inches long. He is welcomed by sibling Aiden, 81⁄2.. Maternal grandparents are Jack and Connie Freeborn, Florence. Paternal grandparents are Sandy and Wally Byer of Canyon City, Colorado.

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Reception to mark Perry Ratzloff’s 90th

The family of Perry Ratzloff of Hillsboro will host a come-and-go reception to celebrate his 90th birthday from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Alexanderfeld Mennonite Church, 1806 Holly, Hillsboro. Cards and well wishes also can be mailed to 617 S. Lincoln St., Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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Senior Scribbles (7-18-18)

HILLSBORO senior center Here are some upcoming programs, so mark your calendars. Craig Dodd will speak at our center Monday, July 23, after lunch. He is running for Marion County commissioner for District 1. Then we will have Steven Owens and Don Schroeder, who are running for the 74th House Representatives, speaking at our senior center on Tuesday, July 31, […]

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Priest signs with Tabor College

Priest signs with Tabor College

Jaden Priest, Hillsboro High School graduate, signs a letter of intent on July 15 to join the swim team at Tabor College this fall. The signing took place during the Hillsboro swim team awards event at the Hillsboro Family Aquatic Center. Standing behind Jaden Priest are Nate Duell (left), swim coach at Tabor College; brother Gavin Priest; father Jason Priest; […]

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Daily Life (7-11-18)

Chat N’ Dine plans to meet July 14 The Marion County Lake Chat N’ Dine meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14 in the home of Larry and Linda Beck at 1885 Upland Road. Larry and Linda will be the hosts for the evening. Plans include enjoying a cookout, visiting with friends and neighbors, and swimming. Hamburgers and […]

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Howard Schmidt to celebrate 80th

A card shower is being organized for Howard D. Schmidt, a long-time resident of Marion County, who currently resides in Hesston. Schmidt is turning 80 years old on July 14. Cards can be sent to 200 W. Cedar, Room 301, Hesston, KS 67062.

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Scribbles (7-11-18)

HILLSBORO senior center This week we will have our jam session Thursday July 12 after the noon meal. Then on Tuesday July 17 we will have our board business meeting after the noon meal. We are also looking for program ideas so if anyone has one, please let us know. We also need volunteers to help over lunch and also […]

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