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...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 October 2012 15:04Erich Herbel, junior
Parents: Delayne and Christine Herbel
Extra-curricular: I participate in the Technology Student Association and attend First Baptist Church in Durham.
Hobbies/interests: I enjoy creating and designing mechanical things. I have a parttime job during the school year and full-time job in the summer at Hillsboro True Value.
Future: I plan on going to Kansas State University and majoring in architecture or engineering.
Tena Loewen, senior
Parents: Dave and Joanne Loewen
Extra-curricular: Volleyball, basketball, softball, fall musical, Parkview youth group, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, StuCo.
Hobbies/interests: Cooking, kayaking, being artistic, spending time with family and friends.
Future: I plan to...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 October 2012 15:03Since the beginning of the school year, the Goessel High School Theater department has been rehearsing, memorizing, and choreographing the Kansas-based production of “The Wizard of Oz.”
The musical originally was written as the book, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum in 1900. The book was later adapted for film use and was produced as the well-known 1939 musical fantasy film, “The Wizard of Oz.”
Goessel will be staging the Royal Shakespeare Co. version with music and lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg, Herbert Stothart and John Kane.
The production traces the story of Dorothy Gale and dog, Toto, as a twister takes her away from her Aunt Em, Uncle Henry, and three farm hands...
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