Archive for Wednesday, March 28, 2001

News briefing

March 28, 2001

Chieftains headed for New York City
Tonganoxie High School forensics and debate participants are continuing their winning streak
On the weekend of March 17, at a meet in Independence, the following forensics students' rankings qualified them for national competition, which will be held in New York City on Memorial Day weekend:
Marissa Stephenson and Luke Manson, first place in duo interpretation.
Kelly Gibbens and Brooke Ojalla, third place in duo interpretations.
Brian Gravatt and Brittain Stites, Lincoln Douglas debate.
Caleb Poterbin, seventh in extemporaneous, Andrew Becker, eighth in extemporaneous and Colby Craig, sixth in dramatic performance.
On March 23, sophomore Paul Reetz placed second at a forensics meet in Ellsworth. This qualified him for the national competition.
Debaters Kelly Woelk, Darren Welch, Amelia Earhart and Kyle Rodell qualified for nationals in December.

Basehor library holds mystery book talks
Basehor Community Library announces the next meeting for the book discussion series, "Today's Mysteries." Members of the community are invited to attend the free program at 2 p.m., April 3, where the book "Where Echoes Live" by Marcia Muller will be discussed.
The meeting will take place at the library, 2812 North 155th Street, Basehor. Copies of the book are now available to check out.
Sara W. Tucker, professor in the Department of History at Washburn University, will lead the discussion of "Where Echoes Live." Tucker has been involved with the TALK reading discussion programs since 1988.
For more information about the series, contact the library at 913-724-2828.

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