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MHS runners medal in Topeka
September 6, 2006
The McLouth High cross country team isn’t big on numbers, but the squad put up some respectable finishes Thursday at the Jefferson West Invitational at the Shawnee North Community Park in Topeka.
Breaking in the new court
Chieftain volleyball to play Thursday in new high school gym
September 6, 2006
Chieftain fans attending Thursday’s Tonganoxie High volleyball matches may have double the excitement on the THS home court.
District seeks applicants for softball
September 6, 2006
The search is on for a Tonganoxie High softball coach, although administrators may not look far.
Chieftains plow through Lions
September 6, 2006
This year’s Tonganoxie football team already has done something last year’s esteemed 9-2 squad couldn’t do — defeat Lansing.
Tonganoxie school board approves budget calling for slight tax hike
September 6, 2006
At their Aug. 29 meeting, school board members approved the budget for the 2006-2007 school year. The $19.4 million budget calls for a 0.87 mill increase for a total of 50.699 mills.
School board delays action on heart monitors
Devices would allow PE students to check heart rates during exercise in class
September 6, 2006
Tonganoxie school board members last week postponed a decision on whether to purchase heart monitors for physical education students.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
September 6, 2006
The Community Barbecue is set for 5 p.m. Saturday at Jarbalo United Methodist Church. The event will feature entertainment and a pie auction.
Letters: Views on East Fourth Street; Businesses respond to need
September 6, 2006
I’m a resident on East Fourth Street. I’m one of the residents who is upset because of losing part of my front yard and driveway. The city had 20 feet of my yard for easement, and they used it. Now they want 15 feet more, which is a total of 35 feet of my yard. That is the reason we are upset.
McLouth girl dies in crash Monday
September 6, 2006
A tragic Labor Day vehicle accident in Atchison County claimed the life of an 8-year-old McLouth girl. Barbie Cain, the daughter of Richard Cain and Cindy Cain, both of McLouth, died at the scene of the Monday afternoon accident.
Obituary: Barbie Cain
1996-2006
September 6, 2006
Services for Barbie Cain, 9, McLouth, will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at McLouth United Methodist Church.
Couple look for owner of cockatiel
September 6, 2006
You can’t put a leash on a cockatiel.
Basehor prepares for full-time fire department
September 6, 2006
Labor Day weekend meant a couple of volunteer work days for members of Tonganoxie’s Masonic Lodge.
Clerk: Petition seeking vote not valid
Group hoped for public referendum on spending city funds on County Road 1
September 6, 2006
A petition seeking a vote on plans to improve Leavenworth County Road 1 has failed.
Obituary: Bruce G. High
1952-2006
September 6, 2006
Services for Bruce G. High Sr., 54, Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. today, Sept. 6, 2006, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth.
THS girls cross country wins home quadrangular
September 6, 2006
The distance from point A to point B was a half-mile farther for the Tonganoxie High girls squad Thursday at the team’s home quadrangular on the district’s 80 acres on Washington Street.
Running game pushes Troy past McLouth in opener
September 6, 2006
It’s not easy being the defending Delaware Valley League champions.
THS soccer drops game to Basehor-Linwood
September 6, 2006
The Tonganoxie High soccer team remained winless after Thursday’s game at Basehor, despite an inspired performance by defender Alex Nowasell.
Remember when: A community review
September 6, 2006
Deaths: Helen P. Lenahan, 78, Lenexa, passed away July 31, 1996. Ethel C. “Tinberg” Holyfield, 101, Basehor, died Aug. 1, 1996. Leland and Easter Freienmuth from Maryland are here visiting his sister, the Rev. Bob and Shirley Kasper, and most importantly to help their mother, Mrs. Lela Freienmuth celebrate her 95th birthday, Monday, Aug. 5.
Our view: Board member’s role in school purchases
September 6, 2006
During the past 14 months, the Tonganoxie school district has participated in what Superintendent Richard Erickson terms a “competitive purchasing plan.”