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Chieftain girls throttle Immaculata
THS improves to 8-0 with 62-27 win
January 11, 2006
Tonganoxie took to its home court for just the second time this season Tuesday and found the venue to be comfy once again.
Bulldogs set to open 19th McLouth Invitational
January 11, 2006
Jefferson County North will pursue another basketball tournament title when the 19th annual McLouth Invitational Tournament begins Monday.
Talented Baldwin squad probable team to beat at wrestling tourney
January 11, 2006
Watch out for those Bulldogs.
THS drops Mill Valley, still undefeated
January 11, 2006
A pesky Mill Valley team reluctantly went down in defeat Friday at Tonganoxie.
Former Chieftain named national scholar-athlete
January 11, 2006
Laura Samuels helped Manhattan Christian College gain national attention in November when the Crusaders advanced to their first-ever National Christian College Athletic Association volleyball tournament berth.
Fleming selected to play in 33rd Shrine Bowl
January 11, 2006
Kent Fleming never played in a state football championship while at Tonganoxie High, but the senior will be part of Kansas’ premier football game this summer.
Probe continues into local woman’s death
January 11, 2006
No news is good news … except in a murder investigation.
Ex-coach facing federal charges
January 11, 2006
Former University of St. Mary football coach Scott Frear is scheduled to make his first court appearance this week on federal child-pornography charges.
Flags flown to honor man killed in Iraq
Public invited to Friday event
January 11, 2006
Flags for Cpl. Lucas Frantz flew over the nation’s capitol on Veterans Day.
Teacher collects flags for school in Japan
January 11, 2006
Editor’s note: Elise Henderson, who teaches second grade at a Misawa Air Base, Japan, is the daughter of Marie Huey and the niece of Dr. and Mrs. Philip Stevens, all of Tonganoxie. The following is from a story by Jennifer Svan which recently was published in Stars and Stripes.
Order for psychiatric review delays start of man’s rape trial
January 11, 2006
A Leavenworth County district judge has ordered the victim of an alleged rape in Tonganoxie to undergo a psychological evaluation.
Local investors buying Overbrook bank
January 11, 2006
A group of investors associated with First State Bank and Trust in Tonganoxie is buying First Security Bank in Overbrook.
Obituary: Edward Eugene Kinnaird
January 11, 2006
Services for Edward Eugene Kinnaird, 81, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at the Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., Kansas City, Kan. Burial will follow in the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Letters to the editor: Interchange not necessary
January 11, 2006
To the editor: Taxpayers can’t afford it. Does a turnpike entrance/exit really make good sense.
Obituary: David Wayne Kitterman
January 11, 2006
A memorial service for David Wayne Kitterman, 77, McLouth, was Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Private inurnment was planned.
A recipe for strategic selling
Local Girl Scout ranks as top seller in Troop
January 11, 2006
When Christopher Tiner puts on her green vest and heads out with her Girl Scout cookie order form, she means business.
New report earns praise from local school chief
January 11, 2006
A report issued Monday spells good news for public schools in Kansas.
Chieftains post numerous wins at Piper invitational
January 11, 2006
Tonganoxie senior Jeff Frank was moments from earning a pin in the first period of a match against Basehor-Linwood on Thursday at De Soto.
City considers need for community room
January 11, 2006
Tonganoxie City Council members on Monday decided that unless they hear a public outcry, designs for a new city hall will not include a community room.
THS scholars’ bowl team rolling through tourneys
January 11, 2006
The Tonganoxie High School debate team isn’t the only THS academic squad finding success at tournaments.
Kansans should pay it forward
January 11, 2006
My father-in-law is a great guy, one of the nicest men you’d ever want to meet. One of those give-you-the-shirt-off-his-back kind of people. And that’s why I was surprised on Sunday when he sat at my dining room table and discussed funding for public education.
Road show helps foster healthy habits
January 11, 2006
Kristen Shriner and Rowdy Boatwright now know more about staying safe than they did before. The two — and about 60 other first-graders at Tonganoxie Elementary School — participated in the Kansas Learning Center For Health’s “On the Road” program which visited their school on Tuesday and Wednesday.
City council debate: Who’s in charge?
Questions surround whether mayor or administrator responsible for city workers
January 11, 2006
The debate over whether the Tonganoxie city administrator or the mayor is responsible for personnel continued at Monday night’s city council meeting.