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CGHS journalism team tops in Class 2A

CGHS journalism team tops in Class 2A

The Class 2A championship journalism team from Canton-Galva includes: (sitting, from left) Sierah Pennington, Kelli Nelson, Lauren Ballantyne, Betsy Shobe, Rachel Becker, Abigail Ballantyne and Angelique Rowden; (standing) Keana Haydon, Zach Snow, Emily Ballantyne, Ethan Dailey, Jesse Sykes, Shawn Marihugh, Julia Gormley, Lexi Howard and Katelynn Hiebert. Ballan?tyne is the school?s news magazine editor and Shobe is editor of the […]

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Goessel board hired four teachers

The Goessel school board hired four teachers at its May 12 meeting. Garrett Hi?ebert, Brian Lightner, Pat?rick Loganbill and Beth Ratzloff will be joining the faculty this fall. Hiebert had already been the head high school football coach, head junior high boys basketball coach and assistant track coach. He has also been a para at the elementary school. John Fast, […]

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Final stop for 2014 high school prom season

Final stop for 2014 high school prom season

Prom Tractor Date Dylan Deines helps his date, Courtney Hett, from their vehicle of choice they took to the Centre High School prom Saturday evening. Centre became the sixth of six high schools in the Free Press distribution to have their magical evening. A slideshow from this promenade, as well as from each of the five other high schools?Hillsboro, Marion, […]

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Marion FFA leads ?Ag Awareness Day?

The Marion/Florence FFA Chapter hosted its annual FFA Ag Awareness Day Friday at the Marion football stadium. The chapter invited the third graders from Marion and Hillsboro elementary schools. About 90 students participated in the event. FFA members organized and presented rotational sessions about farming practices involving agricultural equipment, safety and animal agriculture. FFA members making presentations were: Sean Buchanan […]

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Free shooting clinic for youth offered May 31

Area youth are invited to attend a free trap shooting, air rifle and archery shooting clinic Saturday, May 31, at the Marion Wildlife Area at Marion Reservoir?s French Creek Cove. Sponsored by Marion County Quail Forever, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, the ?Scott O?Dell Outdoor Youth Day? will provide participants […]

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Commissioners OK permit for wind farm in Florence area

Marion County has probably moved closer to a major economic development with the unanimous approval by county commissioners Monday to issue a conditional use permit for a wind turbines electrical generation farm. The farm would be located on multiple ownership adjoining acreages in southern Marion County. The conditional use permit would be issued through the county planning and zoning committee. […]

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Daily Life

Art exhibit display at Hillsboro library An exhibit of local artists is on display at the Hillsboro Public Library through the month of May. The artists are from Letty Enns painting group. The painting classes are from October through May, and the artwork is in medium of pencil, oil or watercolors. Artists featured include Billy Kuesser, Joan Heinrichs, Teresa Rammers, […]

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Deaths

Georgia Brown, 90, of Hillsboro, died May 6 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. A private service was at Durham Park Cemetery in rural Durham. She was born April 21, 1924, to George and Molly (Eberhardt) Dick at Tampa. On Oct. 3, 1942, she was married to Levi Brown, who predeceased her in 2013. Survivors include son Jerald and wife Almadona […]

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Ribbon-cutting marks opening of Heartland Foods in Hillsboro

Ribbon-cutting marks opening of Heartland Foods in Hillsboro

Ribbon Cutting While store staff hold the ribbon, co-owner Paul Barnes (far left second row) and several Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce members prepare for the official ribbon cutting last Wednesday morning at the Heartland Foods store in Hillsboro Heights. Todd Vogt (front row, second from right) is the store manager.

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Marion FFA earns top state CDE awards

Marion/Florence FFA chapter?s Agriculture Technology Management Team placed first overall at the state Career Develop?ment Event hosted by Kansas State University in Manhattan April 29. Teams from Marion competed in several CDEs. Individually for Marion, Nicholas Meyer placed first, Bret Voth second and Clint Kroupa placed fourth. Raleigh Kroupa was the other member of the state winning team. Participants in […]

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