It may be the one thing every child hopes for – to have the tables turn and give direction to their parent. Hesston College sophomore JD Hershberger (Hesston, Kan.) is getting the opportunity with his first theatre directing gig in the one-act play “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You,” in which his mother, Michele Hershberger, plays the lead.
The absurdist comedy takes a jab at ideologues who are more interested in being right rather than being polite and considerate of others opinions.
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Hesston College will present the Christmas-themed one-act opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” for two performances during the college’s Thanksgiving Weekend celebration. The opera will be in the Hesston Mennonite Church Sanctuary on the Hesston College campus at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 28 and 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30.
Students from the college’s music and theatre programs will be the featured performers along with music faculty member Matthew Schloneger and artist in residence, social work instructor Tony... more»
The Hesston College women’s basketball team picked up a lopsided 61-35 home win over Bethel College JV (North Newton, Kan.) on Wednesday, Nov. 20, moving its record to 3-5 on the year.
The Larks shot 43 percent from the field before the break and raced to a 36-12 halftime lead. Hesston’s defense held the Threshers to just under 20 percent for the game.
Freshman post Bethany Snow (Park City, Kan.) scored a career-high 17 points to lead Hesston. Makayla Ladwig (Wichita, Kan.) added 12.
The Hesston College men’s basketball team staged a historic second-half comeback to earn a 79-75 win over Bethel College JV (North Newton, Kan.) on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Down 44-33 at the half and trailing by 19 several minutes after intermission, Hesston fought back throughout the second half and held a one-point lead with 2:30 to play. The teams traded leads down the stretch until Hesston freshman Darrion Martin (Houston) hit a pair of key jumpers in the final minute to give the Larks the win.
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Virginia Swartzendruber, right, takes a photo of a quit during the Tuesday night (March 26, 2013) meeting of the Emma Creek Quilt Guild in Hesston. Wendy Nugent/HarveyCountyNOW.com
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A car is buried in snow in late February on Lincoln east of Interstate 135. Wendy Nugent/HarveyCountyNOW
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A late February sun sets as seen from Dyck Arboretum in Hesston. Wendy Nugent/HarveyCountyNOW.com.
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A snowman on Feb. 27 in Hesston resembles a ghost. Wendy Nugent/HarveyCountyNOW.com.
A walk at the arboretum
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After a late February snow, Dyck Arboretum was a good place to take a walk. Wendy Nugent/HarveyCountyNOW.com.
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Cedar nodes (in foreground) are covered in snow on Feb. 27, 2013, at Dyck Arboretum in Hesston. The forecast for the Hesston/Newton area calls for a chance of snow from Thursday through Sunday this week. Wendy Nugent/HarveyCountyNOW.com