Archive for Wednesday, December 26, 2007

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Junior’s pass-before-score attitude contagious at THS
December 26, 2007 in print edition on B1
It’s not really Chrissie Jeannin’s style to steal the spotlight. Just ask some of her basketball and volleyball teammates.
Chieftains snag gold at Pleasant Ridge
December 26, 2007
Members of the Tonganoxie High wrestling team could be the only students at THS who don’t need a winter break.
Freshman hunts down ‘dream buck’
December 26, 2007 in print edition on B1
Jacob Ostermeyer grew tired of waiting for deer on his hunting expedition, so he decided to grab some food. As the Tonganoxie High freshman bit into a doughnut, a 16-point, non-typical buck appeared out of nowhere at a park near Osage City.
Chieftains rout Wildcats at home
December 26, 2007 in print edition on B2
After practice came to an end last week, Ronnie Grizzle sat down and had a talk with Tonganoxie High basketball coaches.
THS struggles with full-court press
December 26, 2007 in print edition on B2
It was evident that the De Soto boys basketball team adopted the intensity of its coach when it traveled to Tonganoxie last week.
KCK teen to be tried as adult in Dollar General case
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A1
A Kansas City, Kan., man will be tried as an adult in the brutal murder two years ago of the manager of a Bonner Springs Dollar General store.
Service honors deceased loved ones
December 26, 2007
Standing inside the chapel of the McLouth United Methodist Church, Matt Powell picked up a long brass candle lighter.
Governor meets with AG’s staff in wake of Morrison resignation
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A3
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has met with a group of staff members from the Attorney General’s Office to give them a pep talk in the wake of Attorney General Paul Morrison’s sex scandal and resignation.
The Record
December 26, 2007
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Letters to the editor:
Check out charities when giving donations
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A4
We all like to give to charity. It doesn’t really cost us that much and it makes us feel so good that we are able to share some of what we have with someone who doesn’t have enough of what they need.
Pageant place
THS grad breaks out of shell for Miss Kansas event
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A9
Before competing for the title of Miss Kansas, Laura Shuster’s idea of evening wear might have been jeans and a T-shirt; her idea of getting ready to go out might have just included pulling her hair back in a ponytail.
City gets new trash service provider
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A1
One by one blue trash carts have been popping up around the city in preparation for the transition from Deffenbaugh Industries to Honey Creek Disposal at the beginning of the new year.
Boyda touts earmarks headed to 2nd District
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A2
Funds for cancer research at Kansas University, road improvements at Clinton Lake and barracks at Fort Leavenworth were among the numerous budget earmarks for the 2nd Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, D-Topeka, said Thursday.
Letters to the editor:
Don’t use blue bins until after new year
December 26, 2007
Driving around town late Tuesday morning, it was obvious many residents had not read the Tonganoxie Tidbits mailed to everyone concerning the new Honey Creek Disposal.
Our view
Practice safety ringing in 2008
December 26, 2007
We wish by now it wouldn’t need to be said, but after all these years, we feel compelled - still - to remind New Year’s revelers to not drink and drive.
KU libraries set book sale
December 26, 2007
For the first time in many years, Kansas University’s libraries will have book sales to repurpose duplicate volumes and those that do not meet collection guidelines.
Bowl-bound KU player attends FCA
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A8
Tonganoxie High School students involved in the new Fellowship of Christian Athletes group at THS were able to meet an integral part of the Kansas University football team Thursday.
Tonganoxie High student-athletes form FCA chapter
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A8
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes has a new student-led organization at Tonganoxie High School.
Christmas trees to be picked up on trash days
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A1
Some Tonganoxie residents might be looking for a place to discard their Christmas tree.
Work to begin on turnpike interchange
December 26, 2007
Work will begin next week on Leavenworth County’s first direct tie in to an interstate highway, temporarily cutting off a main north-south route in southern Leavenworth County.
Sebelius wants extensive energy policy for Kansas
December 26, 2007
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Friday said she supports increasing the cigarette tax, wants to start a comprehensive discussion on energy and is alarmed by the harsh tone of the debate on illegal immigration.
Changing Lanes
Doing holiday shopping online doesn’t hold charm of reality
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A4
One of my brothers, who lives in Texas, was evaluating his adventures in pursuit of Christmas gifts.
Inmates refurbish bikes for youths
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A7
Working in the LCF Bike Giveaway program is not your typical prison job.