Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 13 November 2012 15:38Paul Epp (right) of Hillsboro extends well wishes to Dale Suderman at a reception Friday afternoon at the Tabor College Library. The event celebrated the gift of Suderman’s private book collection that will add between 150 and 200 titles to the college’s social work materials. “His books on addictions and substance abuse are a welcome addition to the Tabor College Library and will strengthen our collection in this area,” said Robin Ottoson, library director. “Social work majors...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:48Best-selling author Philip Yancey will be the featured speaker at “Seasons of the Soul,” a lecture hosted by Tabor College at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.
Doors will open at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Early in his career Yancey crafted such popular book as “Disappointment with God” and “Where is God When it Hurts?” while also editing “The Student Bible.” He co-wrote three books with surgeon Paul Brand.
More recently, Yancey has explored central issues of the Christian faith, penning award-winning titles such as “The Jesus I Never Knew,” “What’s So Amazing About Grace?” and “Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference?”
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:48
Three Tiger Cubs from Pack 129 visited the Hillsboro Free Press last Tuesday evening to learn more about mass communication. In this photo, Free Press publisher Joel Klaassen shows the visitors a digital version of the newspaper. Pictured in the front row (from left) are Seth Mader, 6, Logan Frantz, 6, and Jeremiah Coates Jr., 8. Standing behind them are (from left) Michael Mader, Mitchell Frantz, Cubmaster Rusty Moss and Jeremiah Coates Sr.
Written by Patty Decker Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:42Ten Tabor College students will be making personal apologies to several families victimized by the Oct. 30 theft of more than 100 pumpkins from residential areas in Hillsboro.
The pumpkins were taken sometime during the early morning hours of Oct. 31 and then placed in the courtyard at the women’s quad on campus, said Beth Riffel, Tabor College director of communications,
“These young men will be doing some community service hours and restitution in conjunction with this caper,” she said.
As for the personal apologies, Riffel said the students will be escorted by a staff member to the homes of people who called in and reported pumpkins stolen.
It may have seemed to be in the “spirit of fun,” she said, as to why the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:40Hillsboro Elementary School capped its Red Ribbon Week activities with the 17th annual half-mile Drug Free Run on Thursday and an all-school assembly on Friday.
Thirty-nine students from grades one through five participated in the run, which occurred at 4 p.m. at Joel H. Wiens Stadium.
The first-place finishers from each class were: Zaylee Werth, first grade; Brekyn Ratzlaff, second grade; Grayson Ratzlaff, third grade; Teegan Werth, fourth grade, and Elias Kalua, fifth grade.
Throughout the month of October, HES counselor Mike Moran taught third- through fifth-graders about the effects of drugs and alcohol.
“Our focus at the elementary school for Red Ribbon Week is making healthy choices,” Moran said.
On Red Ribbon Day...
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