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Cicada chorus fills late summer air
August 29, 2007
Dear Mr. Cicada, As your next-door neighbor, I think it’s time that you turn down the volume a few decibels. Your acoustics are shrill and inescapable. My cat is even afraid to go outside. But if you must sing, maybe you can take requests. I’d prefer to hear Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 over that annoying C-flat screech any day. Sincerely, Thad Allender
Springdale News
August 29, 2007
Jarbalo Jottings
August 29, 2007
Verna Cutright and Michelle and Rosemary Murry went Aug. 12 to St. Albans, N.Y., to visit her parents, Charlie and Shirley Taylor. Shirley recently had heart surgery and is doing well. Vera, Michelle and Rosemary returned home Aug. 17.
McLouth Happenings
August 29, 2007
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 29, 2007
Time for funnin’ is coming to an end. It’s back to school, so soon, so sudden it seems. For me, it’s back to the sewing room. I’ve got a bunch of catching up to do.
Jenkins, Ryun stump for votes during GOP mini-convention
August 29, 2007
The former Republican majority in Congress blew it big time, State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins said Saturday as she laid out her case on why she should be the GOP nominee for the 2nd Congressional District.
Federal charges earn prison volunteer more time behind bars
August 29, 2007
The dog handler who helped a Lansing Correctional Facility inmate escape last year was sentenced Tuesday to 27 months in prison on federal charges.
Planet Aid seeks donations in city
August 29, 2007
The yellow Planet Aid donation boxes on the Tonganoxie High School campus might be new here, but they’re part of a growing number in the region.
Sunflower farm shows off state icon
August 29, 2007
Sunflowers are in full bloom and fans don’t have to travel far to take in their beauty.
County residents sound off at open house on planning
August 29, 2007
In a growth and development open house, residents from across Leavenworth County gathered last week to give input about their ideas for the future of the county.
Former librarian faces child porn charges
August 29, 2007
A 35-year-old former school librarian in Leavenworth has been indicted in federal court on one count of production of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.
Petition drives may be mounted on quorum change, post office
August 29, 2007
Tonganoxie residents may be passing petitions on more than just Sunday liquor sales.
School cooks want kitchen finished
August 29, 2007
The Tonganoxie Elementary School kitchen is the final area to be completed as part of the $1 million summer renovations at the school.
Operations director placed call to 911 sheriff’s official says
August 29, 2007
Jamie Brun, Tonganoxie School District director of operations, made the 911 call that stemmed from an Aug. 16 argument between him and Superintendent Richard Erickson, a Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.
County to consider ‘08 budget Thursday
Blueprint envisions increasing levy by 1.427 mills; public to get one last chance to weigh in
August 29, 2007
Time is running out for Leavenworth County residents that want their opinion heard before the 2008 budget is set.
Sewer problems continue in county
August 29, 2007
Questions continue to be raised concerning wastewater facilities beyond capacity in southern parts of Leavenworth County.
Community groups in Linwood find success during fundraisers
August 29, 2007
What a day for a barbecue.
Changing Lanes: ‘Auto-pinion’ best left unspoken
August 29, 2007
Instead of wearing their political feelings or sports allegiances on their sleeves, people often opt for their vehicles as their mouthpieces.
Anniversaries: Nyhart - 50th
August 29, 2007
Poet’s Corner
August 29, 2007
This week’s poems are submitted by El Vira Rice.
Births
August 29, 2007
Obituary: Robert T. Wheeler
1969-2007
August 29, 2007
Obituary: Agnes Marie Hermreck
1915-2007
August 29, 2007
Obituary: Maxine L. Coker
1921-2007
August 29, 2007
Sale raises $1,500 for ailing resident
August 29, 2007
From bathroom scales to portable radios, from microwave ovens to jeans, just about anything the avid rummage sale shopper was looking for could be found at a sale Friday and Saturday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Singer returns home hoping for hit
August 29, 2007
A Leavenworth County singer’s voice could be heard on radio stations across the nation.
Judge to accept comments on fatality
Lansing man enters no contest plea; victim’s parents urge friends to weigh in
August 29, 2007
Dennis and Denise Bixby — as well as anyone else who wants to be heard — will have the opportunity to tell a Leavenworth County District Court judge their thoughts on a Valentine’s Day wreck that took the life of Amanda Bixby and injured others.
School board approves measure to improve communications
August 29, 2007
After another lengthy special meeting, most of which was spent in closed-door discussions, the Tonganoxie School Board voted to accept an organizational chart to stremline operations and improve communications.
MHS cross country under new guidance
August 29, 2007
The McLouth cross country team will field six athletes this fall. In addition, this season will represent the first year Jamie Noll takes over the cross country program.
Seniors looking to put MHS on top of Delaware Valley League again
August 29, 2007
Harry Hester admits that last season left a sour taste in the mouths of McLouth football players and coaches.
THS soccer outmatched by Bonner Springs
August 29, 2007
The Tonganoxie boys soccer team had trouble establishing consistent defensive pressure against Bonner Springs Monday night at Chieftain Park. The results showed.
MHS volleyball takes new approach
August 29, 2007
Leah Hoffhines said that in her three years on the McLouth High volleyball team, the Bulldogs never held two-a-day practices before the season.
Eight seniors setting THS volleyball bar high
August 29, 2007
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team likely won’t need a motivational speech before its first match of the season Sept. 4 at Holton.
Eyes of the storm
Tonganoxie set to defend Kaw Valley League championship
August 29, 2007
Mark Elston has coached the Tonganoxie High football team since 2000. Never has he started a freshman quarterback — until now.
Reader participation
August 29, 2007
We want your pool stories.
Remember When: A Community Review
August 29, 2007
City Council Briefs
August 29, 2007
THS attendance policy wins approval
August 29, 2007
A new attendance policy at Tonganoxie High School officially is in place.
Our View: Challenge needed to quorum change
August 29, 2007
It’s been said time and again in Kansas: The public’s business should be done in the public eye.
The Record
August 29, 2007
McLouth board hails fine arts wing
August 29, 2007
One long ribbon and several snips later, members of the McLouth Board of Education along with several key contributors officially opened the fine arts wing Thursday at McLouth High School.
Obituary: Minnie Opal Wilson
1912-2007
August 29, 2007
Council takes no action; voters may decide issue
August 29, 2007
There was standing room only at Monday night’s City Council meeting as proponents and opponents of Sunday liquor sales gathered to try to get the council to take action on the polarizing issue.
THS cross country coach eyes Top 5 finishes for boys and girls
August 29, 2007
The Tonganoxie High cross country team will look to build on a fifth-place state finish in 2006 by the boys and an eighth-place state finish by the girls.