Archive for Wednesday, August 1, 2007

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The Record
August 1, 2007
Resident fears Medicare call was scam
August 1, 2007
Telemarketing scams can happen to anyone; just ask Carol Oelschlaeger.
Poet’s Corner
August 1, 2007
This week’s poet is Tonganoxie Mayor Mike Vestal.
New deck finished; bridge reopens
Emergency vehicles able to use Pleasant Street span again after repairs
August 1, 2007
Residents on the south side of Tonganoxie looking to get a fast response from emergency vehicles can feel safe for at least the next several years.
County waiting to finish budget
August 1, 2007
As Leavenworth County commissioners come closer to completing a budget for 2008, one big question mark remains this week.
Change in line at 4-H stand
August 1, 2007
The 4-H food stand will greet hundreds of visitors to the Leavenworth County Fair this year.
Beef ranchers’ group sponsoring tour, dinner
August 1, 2007
Leavenworth County Beef Improvement Association will have its second-annual farm and ranch tour on Saturday, Aug. 18.
Sports in brief
August 1, 2007
Tonganoxie driver Dustin Boney won consecutive feature races in Missouri.
Remember When: A Community Review
August 1, 2007
Pistora plays in first volleyball all-star game
August 1, 2007
Before last week, Ali Pistora’s storied career at Tonganoxie High didn’t include a volleyball all-star game.
McLouth resident takes canoe trip to Canada
August 1, 2007
Nancy Smelser has to restrain her temptation for picking wild blueberries when she takes canoeing trips to Canada.
Wrestler has lofty goals for winter
August 1, 2007
Wyatt Coffin won three wrestling matches his freshman year at Tonganoxie High.
Jarbalo Jottings
August 1, 2007
David and Jane Turner went July 20 to Moran to visit Paul and Lynn Heskett, as well as Kody, Michelle and Isaac Heskett. They stayed the night and came home July 21. Kody worked on his leather project for the Allen County Fair. The fairgrounds were flooded a while back and different parts of that fair will be at other locations.
McLouth Happenings
August 1, 2007
McLouth’s 50th anniversary Steam Engine and Threshing Bee will take place this weekend — Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Former resident writes book about river adventures
August 1, 2007
It took former Tonganoxie resident Jared Jellison about two and half years to complete his 8,000-mile adventure on the rivers of the western United States, and just about twice as long to write it all down.
School Board Briefs:
August 1, 2007
Leavenworth soldier dies in Iraq; death under investigation
August 1, 2007
A Leavenworth soldier died last week while serving in Iraq, bringing a tragic story heard nightly on the news a little closer to home.
Letters to the editor: Cherishing victory
August 1, 2007
In her recent commentary, our honorable Congresswoman Nancy Boyda hit the nail squarely on the head. Regarding the Democratic proposal to change the military mission in Iraq she said, “I am not expert enough on the situation to say what that mix should be.”
Military gets boost from state actions
August 1, 2007
The Lawrence Journal-World recently said in an editorial: A couple of actions taken last week in Topeka are a positive indication of the support members of the military have in Kansas.
Cat’s Eye: No longer one of the dust-covered
August 1, 2007
If you can’t stand the dust, get out of the country! That is, in essence, what we rural dwellers are told when we complain about the offending powder that envelopes our houses, coats our window screens and rose bushes, and chokes out Aunt Sally’s BBQ birthday party. We’re labeled whiners and spoiled urbanites who didn’t count the cost of chip and seal.
MHS grad honored
August 1, 2007
Kylie Campbell, a 2007 McLouth High School, has received the Dale Dennis Excellence in Education award sponsored by United School Administrators of Kansas.
Suspect at-large arrested in Illinois
August 1, 2007
A man who is accused of stealing a vehicle from a handicapped Topeka and raping and beating her in May is behind bars.
Births:
Morando; Murray; Ward
August 1, 2007
Obituary: Debra Ford
1956-2007
August 1, 2007
Private graveside services for Debra K. Ford, 51, Lansing, will be at a later time.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 1, 2007
Mary Frances Krull now 87: “Looking back— Oh how I remember those string-tied purchases wrapped in that brown paper.”
Post 41 edged out by league champions
August 1, 2007
Pat Bailey knew how his Legion baseball team could surprise people in the Byron H. Mehl Post 23 league tournament.
Tonganoxie sisters ready for fair’s livestock competitions
August 1, 2007
It took Paige Dickey two years to master the tendencies of her calf, Bruiser.
Eyes on the prize
Tonganoxie works on fundamentals, looking for quarterback replacement
August 1, 2007
Tonganoxie High football wide receivers stood roughly five yards from coach Alan Diehl, with their backs turned. They were listening for a direction.
Pelzl’s to close its doors
August 1, 2007
Another downtown mainstay will close its doors in Tonganoxie.
Springdale News
August 1, 2007
The Springdale community wants to extend its sympathy to the Ina Uhlrich family in the loss of their mother Ina, who passed away Tuesday, July 17, at the Johnson County Nursing Center in Olathe.
Daughter of event’s founder recalls early years on farm
August 1, 2007
On a Sunday afternoon in 1957 Herman, “Slim” Watson thought it would be a good idea to invite a few people to his farm to watch a threshing demonstration.
Anniversaries: Leimkuhler - 65th
August 1, 2007
Fred and Martha (Duncanson) Leimkuhler will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 15.