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Vocal music teacher looks forward to using new auditorium
October 25, 2006
Tonganoxie’s new vocal music teacher Tom Gifford already has seen how the town can pull together.
Letters to the editor: Teach safety to children; Sidewalk connection; Attorney general’s race
October 25, 2006
Eudora ends THS season
October 25, 2006
The Tonganoxie High School soccer team ended its season with a rough loss Monday night against the Eudora Cardinals.
Atchison ambushes team’s winning streak
October 25, 2006
The Chieftains are winless in Atchison.
Silver Lake dominates McLouth
October 25, 2006
The team that handed McLouth its lone loss last season and, in the process, ended the Bulldogs’ playoff run, on Friday prevented the MHS program from reaching back-to-back postseasons.
State berth denied for another year
October 25, 2006
Saturday afternoon, the Tonganoxie High volleyball team looked relaxed when it played in a Class 4A substate tournament in Holton.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 25, 2006
Gail White of Mt. Vernon, Mo., and Faye Cleavinger visited Bid Sheppard last Wednesday.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
October 25, 2006
I so often hear “Oh I wish I could sew.”
Remember when: A community review
October 25, 2006
McLouth News: Maxine Voelker attended the 60th class reunion of the Atchison County Community High School class of 1936 of Effingham at “Mikes Place” Nortonville, Sept. 22.
Services planned for Leavenworth man killed Oct. 17 in Baghdad
October 25, 2006
Funeral services for a Leavenworth soldier who was killed last week in Iraq have been scheduled.
Avoiding the flu
Vaccines, prevention and treatment ease influenza’s sting
October 25, 2006
The winter months are just around the corner and so is flu season.
Photographs taken at several country schools in county
October 25, 2006
Tonganoxie resident Connie Putthoff has old photographs from one-room country schoolhouses, where Lois Penfold Ward taught. Putthoff is seeking more information about the schools and their students.
Alarm forces center to evacuate residents
October 25, 2006
For the second time in recent months, fire alarms sounded Sunday at Tonganoxie Nursing Center. But fortunately, this time there was no fire — just smoke from a belt in a rooftop furnace above the dining room.
Calling former students
Local woman seeks subjects of photographs
October 25, 2006
Connie Putthoff is in her element.
Be cautious
It’s the time of year that car-deer accidents are on the rise
October 25, 2006
The weather is getting cooler, which means deer are on the move.
THS band’s marching season to culminate at Liberty Bowl
October 25, 2006
The Tonganoxie High School Marching Chieftains will complete a busy fall by participating in Saturday’s Neewollah festival in Independence, Kan.
Pastor understands how lives can change
October 25, 2006
When the Rev. Frank Morgan used to attend services at Tonganoxie’s United Methodist Church, he sat with the congregation.
Police continuing theft investigation
Several area businesses targeted
October 25, 2006
Tonganoxie police hope fingerprints taken from a local store will help determine who broke into a downtown business Oct. 12.
Corps of Engineers honors local Realtor
October 25, 2006
Tonganoxie resident Jim Edmonds recently received the Distinguished Civilian Employee award from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Grandmother in court for taking child to Missouri
October 25, 2006
Bond has been reduced for a Missouri woman who took her 3-year-old granddaughter from a rural McLouth baby-sitter without her daughter’s permission.
Recent rains postpone benefit trail ride
Local teen still recovering from injuries after fall from horse
October 25, 2006
A trail ride to benefit Tonganoxie High School student Sarah Smith and has been postponed until Sunday.
Our view: Tapes can build public’s trust
October 25, 2006
Editor’s note: This editorial appeared in the Oct. 20, 2006, edition of the Lawrence Journal-World.
Poets’ Corner: Margaret Smelser
October 25, 2006
This week’s feature poet is Margaret Smelser of McLouth.
Commission candidates talk about issues
October 25, 2006
With the Nov. 7 election coming up, two candidates for the Leavenworth County Commission’s 1st District seat want to be in the voters’ spotlight.
Obituary: Frank Richard Garstecki
October 25, 2006
Services for Frank “Sonny” Richard Garstecki, 74, Lyndon, were Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Assumption Catholic Church in Edgerton. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Truman A. Wright III
October 25, 2006
Memorial services for Truman A. Wright III, 48, North East, Md., were last Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at Crouch Funeral Home, North East, Md.
Recovery program suffering a loss
McLouth-based group seeking new director
October 25, 2006
Sherry Alterman has led Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based program in McLouth, for almost three years.
McLouth Happenings
October 25, 2006
McLouth High School’s Choir and Jazz Concert will be at 7 p.m. Friday.
Masons invite community to party
Lodge planning turkey dinner to celebrate 125th birthday
October 25, 2006
Members of Tonganoxie’s Masonic Lodge are gearing up to celebrate their chapter’s 125th birthday. And they want the community to join them in the fun.
City calls for vote on county road funds
Council to challenge petition in court; mayor makes unsuccessful bid to block lawsuit
October 25, 2006
Tonganoxie’s city council and mayor kicked up lots of legal dust Monday night. And it took until Tuesday to sort it out.
Jayhawk Linn finishes off McLouth at 3A substate
October 25, 2006
The McLouth High volleyball team’s season ended Saturday at a Class 3A substate tournament in Wellsville.
Do voters know Jim Barnett?
October 25, 2006
Here are today’s headlines from the 2006 election race:
Markings motivate girl runners during their meets
October 25, 2006
Most Tonganoxie High girls cross country runners had their hands covered for Saturday’s bitter cold regional meet in Marysville.
THS boys, girls cross country off to state
Both squads take third at Class 4A regional for second consecutive season
October 25, 2006
Jennifer Wagner has been battling a nagging leg injury.
Study: Interchange likely would spur more development
Opponents question what interchange also would bring
October 25, 2006
A recent study of several highway interchanges is good news, several city officials said.
Back on track
Addiction started at 13; recovery came through McLouth church
October 25, 2006
Sherry Alterman’s addictions go way back.