Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Senior Scribbles (January 31, 2018)

HILLSBORO senior center As we say goodbye to January, we say hello to February. We hope we have a great month of love and happiness and health for everyone. We look forward to seeing you in February at the Center. If you need a Valentine’s gift, we sell meal tickets that makes a great gift for a loved one. We […]

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College News (January 31, 2018)

◼ Eight undergraduate students from the Free Press coverage area are among the 1,607 named by Fort Hays State University to the Dean’s Honor Roll for the fall 2017 semester. To be eligible, students must have completed 12 or more credit hours and earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.60 for the semester. Amber Lee Otte is a senior from […]

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Looking back on the year 2017

The year 2017 has ended and 2018 has begun. Quite a mixture of positive and negative things happened this past year, and many trends that made it big. From music to movies to fashion, every year has its popular things, and 2017 did not disappoint in that department. This year I watched some amazing movies. One of my favorites was […]

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Process starts slowly in Topeka

The third week of the 2018 Legislative Ses­sion remains fairly slow as it takes a little time to get the process moving, but committees are meeting and some are sending bills to the House floor. As we wait for more information to be assembled on education issues, it is likely these other bills will be moved through the system. Friday, […]

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4-H (January 31, 2018)

◼ Caroling, gift baskets and Angel Tree gifts were the main ingredients for the Dec. 10 meeting of the Tampa Triple T’s 4-H Club at the Senior Center at Tampa. Roll call was answered by, “Your favorite Christmas movie.” After a short business meeting, a meal of chili, hot dogs, chips and a drink provided by the Rziha families, the […]

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Brownback narrowly approved for federal assignment

by Jim McClean Kansas News Service With help from Vice President Mike Pence, short-handed U.S. Senate Republi­cans on Wednesday made Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback President Donald Trump’s ambassador for religious freedom. Pence twice broke ties on nail-biter, party line, votes to ultimately confirm Brown­back after months of delay. With the governor being whisked away from his Statehouse job, soon enough, […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (January 31, 2018)

CANTON-GALVA—The Eagles were scheduled to resume post-tournament play Jan. 30 with a game at Rural Vista. On Friday, the Eagles will host highly rated Elyria Christian. CENTRE—The Cougars were scheduled to resume post-tournament play with two home games: Jan. 30 against Solomon, followed by a game Friday with Goessel. GOESSEL—The Blue­bird boys got off to a strong start against Moundridge […]

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Scorecard (January 31, 2018)

KCAC BASKETBALL MEN KCAC Overall W L W L Southwest’n (6) 14 2 21 3 Friends 11 5 13 10 Ok Wesley’n (21) 10 6 17 7 York 10 6 13 10 Ks Wesleyan 10 6 12 10 Saint Mary 9 7 11 1 Tabor 9 7 10 12 Ottawa 8 8 9 12 Sterling 5 11 7 16 Bethel […]

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County schools selecting spellers for county bee

County schools selecting spellers for county bee

Hillsboro Middle School and Elementary School have identified their top spellers for the Marion County Spelling Bee on Feb. 7 at Peabody-Burns Elementary School. Both schools had their building spelling Jan. 24. Hillsboro Elementary School Winners At Hillsboro Elementary School, the top three were (from left) fifth-grader Luke Isaac, the champion; fourth-grader Ben Werner, the runner-up; and the alternate, third-grader […]

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Centre teacher receives state ag education award

Centre teacher receives state ag education award

Laura Klenda, agriculture teacher at Centre High School, is congratulated by Jeff Gillespie, president of the Kansas Association of Agricultural Educators, for being named K-ACTE Young Teacher of the Year. Laura Klenda, agriculture teacher at Centre High School, was named the Kansas Association of Agricultural Educators K-ACTE Young Teacher of the Year award winner at the 2018 Kansas Association of […]

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