Johnson Co. prof to speak on ?In His Steps? at 60+

Frederick A. Krebs, professor in the social science and humanities division at Johnson County Community College, will present “In His Steps: Sheldon’s Inspir­ing Book” at the 60+ Learning in Retirement Program, Monday, March 19.

The session will begin at 10 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center, located on the Tabor College campus.

Krebs’ presentation is supported by the Kansas Human­ities Council, a non-profit organization with 30 years’ experience in conducting and supporting cultural programs in communities across Kansas.

Coming together

We overemphasize its importance at times, but athletics can put an entire community on the same team.

It’s good to ask ourselves once in a while if we attach too much importance on athletic competition, particularly at the high school level. The answer is probably yes—at least some of us do. At the same time, to witness the positive impact athletic competition and school pride can have on an entire community is to see that the issue is more complex than the critics might suggest.

5 years ago

-A house fire that occurred on South Madison Street nearly two weeks earlier prompted the Unified School District 410 Board of Education to consider abandoning its role as a landlord. The blaze caused between $5,500 and $8,000 in damage, in addition to other necessary repairs.

-St. Luke Hospital and Hillsboro Community Medical Center decided not to have a health fair in 2002, and change the schedule for a fair to every other year.