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National FFA Scholarship Awarded to Local Student

National FFA Scholarship Awarded to Local Student

The national FFA Organization awarded a $1000 AGCO Dealer scholarship to Devon Gaines of Peabody-Burns. The scholarship is sponsored by AGCO dealer Lang Diesel, Inc. Gaines plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Butler County Community College. This scholarship is one of 1,829 Awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently 114 sponsors contribute […]

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Tabor to present annual Thanksgiving concert

The choirs of Tabor College will partner with the Hillsboro Area Ministerial Alliance for the annual “With Praise and Thanksgiving” concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, in Richert Auditorium on the campus of Tabor College. The concert will feature not only the college’s Concert Choir and Chamber Voices, but also six congregational songs accompanied by the custom Allen organ […]

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Mattress Fundraiser a success for Hillsboro Band

Mattress Fundraiser a success for Hillsboro Band

The Hillsboro High School Band held its First Annual Mattress Fundraiser on Sept. 22. The fundraiser made $4,725 for the band and will be used to help to defray future travel expenses. The Second Annual Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Provided photo

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Goessel students to perform ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Goessel students to perform ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Bea Gaeddert stars as Belle and Chris Strecker as the Beast in Goessel High School's upcoming musical Beauty and the Beast. Tickers are available now or can be purchased at the door.Courtesy photo Goessel High School will perform Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 and 10, in the Goessel High School Auditorium. This timeless classic […]

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Marion/Florence FFA Attends National FFA Convention

Members of the Marion/Florence FFA Chapter traveled to Indianapolis, IN to attend the 91st National FFA Convention from Oct. 25 -27. Over 69,000 students, parents, and advisors attended the annual convention. The theme for this year’s convention was “Just One”. Members watched at convention sessions as awards were presented to national winners, listened to retiring addresses from the national FFA […]

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Miss Kansas kicks off Mental Health Awareness Week

Miss Kansas kicks off Mental Health Awareness Week

Miss Kansas 2018, Hannah Klaassen, speaks at an event at Tabor College on Monday, Oct. 29 to kick off Mental Health Awareness Week. She was interviewed by staff member Erica Haude about her platform of mental health. Klaassen is currently taking a year off of school to serve as Miss Kansas 2018, but she will return to Tabor in the […]

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Organ, multi-media combine for ‘From Sea to Shining Sea’

Tabor College invites the public to experience a unique combination of live organ by Jeannine Jordan and multi-media by David Jordan in a program titled, “From Sea to Shining Sea,” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, in Richert Auditorium inside the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts on the Hillsboro campus. The program combines music, anecdotes and images of […]

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Tabor hosting music events next week

The Tabor College music department is anticipating 350 area children, grades K-8, to be on campus Oct. 30 for a 10 a.m. concert by the Tabor College Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble. Shawn Knopp, director of bands and associate professor of music at Tabor, will provide background on each piece performed as well as talking about the instrumentation of each […]

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Marion FFA team placed sixth at event

Marion/Florence FFA members placed 6th at the South Central District Entomology Career Development Event on Wednesday, October 17th. Marion co-hosted the event in Kingman with the Moundridge FFA Chapter for the South Central FFA District. Students competing in the Entomology event were required to complete a written test over insects and identify 50 sample insect specimens. Marion placed sixth in […]

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USD 410 Board works through short agenda

USD 410 Board of Education worked their way through a short agenda the regular meeting Oct. 8. Superintendent Max Heinrich reported that 51 students from the district are enrolled in TEEN online courses this fall with 12 students taking more than class. “All of the courses listed are pathway classes,” Heinrichs said. Thirteen USD 410 students are enrolled in TEEN […]

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