Archive for Wednesday, December 19, 2007

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Tonganoxie splits games vs. De Soto
December 19, 2007
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team destroyed De Soto on Tuesday night, 54-19, at home.
Catch her if you can
Senior dominant in putting away Lansing
December 19, 2007
Liz Baska played so well Thursday that even the opposing Lansing coach felt it necessary to tell her about the dominating performance.
First quarter costly in Hy-Vee Shootout
December 19, 2007
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team played St. Teresa’s Academy (Mo.) tough for three quarters.
Lions speed causes turnovers, sloppy play
December 19, 2007
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team shot better than 50 percent from the field Thursday night against Lansing. Surely, a lopsided 60-37 Lansing victory seemed unthinkable.
New screen, TV give THS added feature in hallways
December 19, 2007
The hallways of Tonganoxie High School near the main gymnasium entrance have received a recent boost in technology.
Mother Nature keeps wrestlers away from competition
December 19, 2007
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team’s biggest opponent this week has been Mother Nature herself.
Letter to the editor
Guest column off the mark
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A4
As an active participant in the estate planning area for the past 26 years, I must take issue with former state senator Don Biggs’ guest column.
THS grad semifinalist in pageant
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A1
Amber DeGraeve is no stranger to the critical eye of a judge.
Drinking raw milk poses many dangers
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A8
Leavenworth County Health Department and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, along with the Kansas Department of Agriculture, want you to know the dangers of drinking raw milk.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
December 19, 2007
Here we are, right down to those ‘last minute’ gifts - time is running out.
McLouth happenings
December 19, 2007
Little Angels Pre-School will present its Christmas program in the Sanctuary of “Pathway to Life Gospel Church,” at Lucy & Liberty streets, at 6 p.m. Friday. A cookie reception will follow. Everyone is welcome.
KU doctors provide free cancer screenings
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A9
Cancer can strike anyone at anytime and one of the best defenses against it is early detection.
McLouth roundup
December 19, 2007
The McLouth High boys basketball team had both its games canceled last week because of the weather.
Our view
Take the lead to read
December 19, 2007
Jeff Foxworthy, host of the game show “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth-Grader?” should venture to Tonganoxie for an idea for a second show: “Can You Read More Than a Fourth-Grader or a First-Grader?”
First coat drive attracts 65 articles
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A2
Reece & Nichols Premier Realty held its inaugural coat drive Saturday at its office in Tonganoxie.
Resident ‘throws away $30,000’ on project
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A3
Robert Hudson should be spending the holidays with his family in his rural Tonganoxie home of 14 years.
State school official: tax error happens ‘once in blue moon’
December 19, 2007
The case of an incorrect school district mill levy rate being reported to county officials is a rare occurrence, a top state official said Friday.
Residents respond to comprehensive plan
December 19, 2007
Thirty “tough” questions were recently asked to approximately 120 Leavenworth County residents in a public opinion survey that will help determine the future growth and development of the county.
Leavenworth County 4H celebrates Achievement Night
Local youths presented with numerous awards at national organizatoin’s annual recongition event. Local youths presented with numerous awards at national organization’s annual recognition event.
December 19, 2007
The Leavenworth County 4-H program formally celebrates the accomplishments of the young people through an annual awards program. Several awards were recently presented.
Pelzl’s opens its doors one final time
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A3
When a store has had its doors open in a community for nearly 30 years, sometimes it’s hard to keep them closed.
The Record
December 19, 2007
Tonganoxie City Fire Department; Tonganoxie Police Department; Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
THS academic team advances to KTWU’s round of 16 teams
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A3
Tonganoxie High School is a finalist for the 2007-08 Quest academic competition at Washburn University in Topeka.
Springdale News
December 19, 2007
Johan and Cora Moses traveled to Eminence, Mo. They left on Thanksgiving to be with Cora’s aunt. They returned home on Tuesday morning, Nov. 28.
City Council briefs
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A6
Dec. 12, 2007
Jarbalo Jottings
December 19, 2007
Frances Jeannin was hostess for the Do Nothing Club Saturday, Dec. 8. There was a dinner at noon and there was a gift exchange. Those attending were Kenny and Wanda Jeannin, Jennie Coffin, John and Laurie Cleavinger, Faye Cleavinger and Bob and Boots Cleavinger.
Letters to Santa Claus
December 19, 2007
See what local youths asked for this Christmas.
Sports In Brief
December 19, 2007
Sunflower Channel 6 will feature Tonganoxie twice this basketball season on its High School Games of the Week.
Stockings for Soldiers
Soldier’s family prepares 23 stockings for loved one in Iraq
12:00 a.m., December 19, 2007 Updated 01:34 p.m. in print edition on A1
Joe and Leanne Peel have been married for 13 years and have spent every Christmas of their marriage together. Unfortunately, 2007 has presented the Peel family with an uncontrollable situation.
Changing lanes
A Christmas Wreath for Frank
December 19, 2007
The smell of fresh pastries - including irresistible cherry rolls - wafted from the corner Mrs. Powell’s Bakery to my nose in the Manhattan Town Center mall a couple weekends ago.
Open Mike
Make wise firewood choices this season
December 19, 2007 in print edition on A2
I hope everyone is doing well after our first major bout with Mother Nature this winter. During my time without electricity last week, I started thinking about the necessity of a good fireplace and a supply of high quality firewood to go with it. Luckily a lot of people in this area have the luxury of a fireplace or wood burning stove to use during power outages, or just to cut heating costs. I hope this article helps everyone with the knowledge and details of firewood use in those fireplaces and wood stoves
Remember when: A community review
December 19, 2007 in print edition on B4
10 years ago: Nov. 19, 1997; 25 years ago: Nov. 17, 1982; 50 years ago: Dec. 5, 1957; 75 years ago: Nov. 10, 1932; 100 years ago: Nov. 21, 1907
Pastor’s Corner
The seasons don’t need to be ‘greeted’
December 19, 2007
Christmas is a word with Jesus Christ at its very origin. Many accept Christmas as the recognition of the birthday of Jesus Christ.