Lawson resigns from Tonganoxie City Council

February 20, 2018

A Tonganoxie City Council member who was the top vote-getter among a crowded field in the 2017 election has resigned. Jamie Lawson, who had been in office for about six weeks, announced at the beginning of Tuesday’s meeting that he would be stepping down. Lawson apologized for the sudden announcement.

Tonganoxie Living

Tonganoxie school board to conduct superintendent search with Phillips as finalist; Kemp stepping down

January 30, 2018

The search for a new Tonganoxie USD 464 superintendent continues while a board member resigns from his post. During a special meeting Monday, the board interviewed interim superintendent Tonya Phillips for the position. But after executive session, a series of motions eventually led to a divided board approving a candidate search. The board interviewed Phillips for 75 minutes during the closed-door meeting. Board Member Amelia Brusven participated in the executive session via teleconference. The board then met for another 25 minutes in executive session without Phillips.


Sports

Tonganoxie wrestlers 4A regional runners-up; state brackets announced

February 18, 2018

Tonganoxie is headed to state Friday in Salina with seven wrestlers. The Chieftains qualified seven out of 10 wrestlers to participate for state with their performance Saturday at which THS finished as regional runner-up in Holton. Bonner Springs won the Class 4A regional with 207 points. Tonganoxie scored 153.5 for second, just ahead of Holton, which took third with 152.

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