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Hillsboro Elementary School fourth-grader Mariah LaPlante gazes with fascination as environmentalist Lloyd Davies leans over to display a wiggly invertebrate during Envirofest at Marion Central Park. Both HES fourth-grade classes attended.
Hillsboro High School seniors Tassanee Sanchez and Austin Cross glance at a hoard of photographers taking pictures after the pair were crowned homecoming queen and king prior to the Trojans' football game against Smoky Valley. Ties in balloting resulted in 14 candidates for homecoming honors, nearly half of the senior class.
Elmer Westerman of Hillsboro displays a bookend clock he created. The retired structural engineer collects, repairs, and restores pocket watches and clocks and has created at least five one-of-a-kind clocks, two of which have won awards.
Hillsboro High School No. 1 singles player Allison Gray stares down a forehand smash Saturday during warm-ups for her first match in the Central Kansas League tournament at Hillsboro. Gray won the match, but placed ninth overall.