Archive for Wednesday, December 20, 2006

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More speculation about Petraeus’ future
December 20, 2006
Here are today’s headlines about Kansas military matters:
Chieftain teams undefeated heading into 2007
December 20, 2006
The Tonganoxie High boys and girls basketball teams will enter the new year with identical 5-0 records.
THS cheerleaders extend helping hand
December 20, 2006
Tonganoxie High School cheerleaders aren’t just cheering for athletic teams.
Letters to the editor: In support of existing board
December 20, 2006
McLouth boys sneak past St. Marys in overtime
December 20, 2006
Thanks to Lance Lamborn’s late-game heroics, the McLouth High boys basketball team should have a happy holiday break.
Letters to the editor: Exercising free speech
December 20, 2006
Effort to change
December 20, 2006
I’m from the government, and I’m here to help you.”
Chieftain wrestlers narrowly miss taking team title at Pleasant Ridge
December 20, 2006
Tonganoxie couldn’t hold onto its lead at the Pleasant Ridge Tournament near Easton, but the Chieftains did finish strong in the finals and placed second with 131.5 points, just behind host Pleasant Ridge. The Rams won their tournament with 136.
Poet’s Corner
December 20, 2006
Editor’s note: This week’s poet is Asa E. Kesinger, a former Tonganoxie resident, who now lives in Lawrence.
Girls escape Lions’ den with victory
December 20, 2006
In recent years, the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team has grown accustomed to leading some teams by as many as 19 points.
County’s top speller might not advance
December 20, 2006
The most important word this year for organizers of the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee may be “affiliation.”
Obituary: James R. Gillespie
1933-2006
December 20, 2006
Services for James R. Gillespie, 73, Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Leavenworth. Burial with military honors will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Gerald Lynn Stone
1934-2006
December 20, 2006
Graveside services for Gerald Lynn Stone, 72, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Obituary: Robert E. Monshower
1946-200
December 20, 2006
Services for Robert E. Monshower, 60, Hastings, Neb., were Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at Butler-Volland Chapel in Hastings, with Rev. Steve Markle officiating. Burial was in Parkview Cemetery, Hastings.
Obituary: Gordon Buckland Hurlbut
1923-2006
December 20, 2006
Memorial services for Gordon Buckland Hurlbut, 83, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence. Private inurnment is planned at a later date.
Family especially thankful at Christmas
December 20, 2006
Samantha Angell beamed when asked what she wanted Santa to bring her for Christmas.
Free throws ice Lansing; THS 4-0
December 20, 2006
Free throws certainly aren’t really free, but Tonganoxie cashed in on its trips to the charity line Tuesday at Lansing’s Johnsmeyer Gymnasium.
Fire chiefs urge caution in winter
December 20, 2006
Tonganoxie Fire Chief Dave Bennett stressed that there is one must-have item this holiday season for all local residents
Officials exploring construction of airport
Graeber: Air access vital to economic development
December 20, 2006
Talk of a regional airfield in Leavenworth County is barely a whisper.
Teachers settling into middle school
Principal focuses on blending staffs
December 20, 2006
The move is over. And now, Steve Woolf is nearly ready for classes to begin at the new Tonganoxie Middle School.
Sebelius may weigh in on coal plant
December 20, 2006
Here are today’s headlines from Kansas government: