Archive for Wednesday, February 15, 2006

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Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 15, 2006
Winter is about over — mittens and gloves are wearing out or getting lost.
Remember When: A community review
February 15, 2006
Economic development group’s board approves name change
February 15, 2006
Leavenworth Area Development has a new name.
Students participating in league spelling bee
February 15, 2006
Junior high students will be busy spelling words today during the Kaw Valley League Spelling Bee at Tonganoxie Junior High.
Planning session to focus on grwoth
County offers variety of workshops on planning issues
February 15, 2006
The Johnson County planning director will discuss his county’s growth next Wednesday night during a training session at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
THS grad cast in ‘Glass Menagerie’
February 15, 2006
An acting career that began in his senior year at Tonganoxie High School continues to blossom for Brandon Stevens.
Bulldog teams drop contests to Troy, Doniphan West
February 15, 2006
After dropping a 62-55 decision to Troy on Feb. 7, the McLouth High boys basketball team almost had victory on the road Friday at Doniphan West.
Team manager honored at Senior Night
February 15, 2006
Tonganoxie High basketball manager Rhett Clark was the focus of an unexpected ceremony — at least to him.
McLouth’s McGhee joins THS seniors, signs with Garden City
February 15, 2006
Jason McGhee is ready to head west.
Emery scores 36 as Warriors roll
February 15, 2006
The magic number is 36.
Board contemplates girls soccer team at THS
Track coaches voice concern about school district adding a fourth spring athletics program
February 15, 2006
Although the Tonganoxie school board on Monday took no action on starting a girls soccer program, two track coaches were on hand to express their concerns about the initiative.
McLouth to crown valentine royalty
February 15, 2006
McLouth’s school colors might be purple and gold, but this week there will be plenty of red in the McLouth High halls.
Summit: Cooperation key to success
Ingram’s business magazine to feature Leavenworth County next month
February 15, 2006
Cooperation is the key to success.
Tailgate Ranch promotes safety of beef
February 15, 2006
Kirk Sours knew there was a lot on the line Friday as he tried to persuade a visiting delegation of Japanese policymakers to once again open their country to American beef.
County, quarry work on dispute
February 15, 2006
Leavenworth County and Hamm Quarry are trying to work out a billing dispute related to work at the county’s rock quarry west of Tonganoxie.
Letters to the editor:
Improve existing roads first; Citizen of the year selection; Views on city government; Official county newspaper; Congressional reform would help
February 15, 2006
Police still investigate murder
February 15, 2006
Three months have passed since a 44-year-old Tonganoxie woman, Robin Bell, was found beaten to death in a western Wyandotte County business. Police said this week that they continue to search for her killer.
Obituary: Edna Jane Kesinger
February 15, 2006
Services for Edna Jane Kesinger, 87, Lansing, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at Tonganoxie Friends Church. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Clarence “Butch” Mills
1946-2006
February 15, 2006
Services for Clarence “Butch” Mills, 59, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Private family inurnment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Clarence Gergick
February 15, 2006
Services for Clarence Gergick, 76, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at St. John the Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan. Private burial was planned at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Robert Milton Penrod
1934-2006
February 15, 2006
A memorial service for Robert Milton Penrod, 71, Tonganoxie, was Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Pathway to Life Church, McLouth. Private burial was planned in Bonner Springs Cemetery, Bonner Springs.
Obituary: Lucille M. Siddens
1918-2006
February 15, 2006
Graveside services for Lucille M. Siddens, 87, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at Grandview Cemetery in Riley.
Obituary: Marlin M. “Murphy” VanDruff
1930-2006
February 15, 2006
Graveside services for Marlin M. “Murphy” VanDruff, 75, McLouth, will be at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 15, at McLouth Cemetery, McLouth.
Obituary: Robert F. Robinson
1930-2006
February 15, 2006
Services for retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Robert F. Robinson, Leavenworth, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Davis Funeral Chapel, 531 Shawnee St., Leavenworth, with the Rev. Alice Purvis officiating. Burial will be in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Obituary: Billy Himpel
1920-2006
February 15, 2006
Services for Billy Himpel, 85, Lenexa, were Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at McGilley and Hoge Chapel, Overland Park.
Obituary: Shawn “Mike Kuether
1974-2006
February 15, 2006
Services for Michael Shawn “Mike” Kuether, 32, Leavenworth, were Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs, with private burial in the Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Board OKs another second-grade class
February 15, 2006
To help ensure next year’s second-grade classes have no more than 19 students, the Tonganoxie school board on Monday agreed to add a teacher at the elementary school.
Getaway van found in Bonner
Woman accused of helping escapee
February 15, 2006
Authorities have recovered the canine-rescue program van they believe was used to shuttle a convicted murderer out of the Lansing Correctional Facility, but the escapee and the program’s president remained at-large Tuesday afternoon.
A family affair
Three generations take self-defense class
February 15, 2006
While many of her friends slept Saturday morning, Kelsey Conrad, 15, joined her mother and grandmother for a morning of kicks, strikes and blocks.
Grapplers miss goal at league meet
Tonganoxie will compete at regionals Friday and Saturday in Eudora
February 15, 2006
With four wrestlers in either the consolation or championship finals, the Tonganoxie High wrestling team hoped to grab some final-round wins at the Kaw Valley League meet.
League crown within reach after key victories at home
February 15, 2006
Tonganoxie created some distance between first and second place after last week’s Kaw Valley League action.
Chieftains fall again to Lansing despite improved shooting
February 15, 2006
The archrival escaped with another victory.
High school principal floats proposal to raise math scores
February 15, 2006
What would happen if students who don’t perform at a certain level on state math assessments had to give up an elective, such as band or art?
Police seek suspect in Subway robbery; dispatcher says last armed robbery was 30 years ago
Robber ran to Sonic before fleeing;
February 15, 2006
A man suspected of robbing Tonganoxie’s Subway restaurant Sunday night also made a stop at Sonic Drive-In.