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Birth: Nicholas George Goos
March 7, 2007
Tyson and Jennifer Goos, Lawrence, announce the birth of a son, Nicholas George, on Dec. 13, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Pit bull kills pregnant miniature horse
March 7, 2007
Kay Moyer moved to the Tonganoxie-Basehor area to have room for her miniature horses.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Tonganoxie substate atmosphere perfect
March 7, 2007
No matter how many times I watch the movie, my eyes start to well ever so slightly.
Daylight-saving switch comes early this year
March 7, 2007
Digital calendars and computers run by older software could schedule appointments one hour later than intended because daylight-saving time starts three weeks earlier this year.
Fire destroys McLouth home
Family ‘humbled’ by community’s outpouring of support in time of need
March 7, 2007
A Feb. 16 house fire along Kansas Highway 16 east of McLouth didn’t take long to consume the residence.
Tonganoxie contestant wins Miss Leavenworth County title
March 7, 2007
A Tonganoxie native proved to be the brightest star Saturday night at the first-ever Miss Leavenworth County Scholarship pageant.
Congratulations on state tourney berth
March 7, 2007
Congratulations to Tonganoxie High School’s girls basketball team for winning last week’s substate basketball tournament and earning their second berth in the Class 4A state tournament in three years.
Tonganoxie substate
March 7, 2007
The Class 4A Tonganoxie substate seemed a journey into the past.
Mo’s Pizza to close Saturday
March 7, 2007
Mo’s Pizza, a longtime Tonganoxie pizza restaurant, will close this week.
Junior class leads Abilene squad
March 7, 2007
It’s not been a bad season for Abilene’s first-year head coach, Janelle Geist.
Poet’s Corner: Shari Paynter
March 7, 2007
Tonganoxie residents Shari and Ken Paynter wrote this poem for Shari’s grandmother, who turned 90 on Nov. 9.
Birth: Caden James Gallet
March 7, 2007
James and Terri Gallet, Tonganoxie, announce the birth of a son, Caden James.
Engagement: Starr-Groener
March 7, 2007
Buz and Susie Prosser, Tonganoxie, and Stephen Starr, Kansas City, Mo., together with Nancy and Mike Groener, St. Charles, Ill., announce the engagement of their children, Lisa Starr and Greg Groener.
Engagement: Mage-Connors
March 7, 2007
Sarah Mages, Merriam, and Daniel Connors, Shawnee, announce their engagement.
Melvin Dean Cozad
March 7, 2007
Services for Melvin Dean Cozad, 81, Tonganoxie, formerly of Shawnee, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee with burial at Johnson County Memorial Gardens.
Obituary: Ralph F. Petesch
March 7, 2007
Services for Ralph F. Petesch, 77, Valley Falls, formerly of the Winchester and McLouth areas, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2007, at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Atchison.
Obituary: Doris June Salmon
March 7, 2007
A memorial service for Doris June Salmon, 81, Salt Lake City, will be at a later date in Tonganoxie.
Fans can send Chieftains off Thursday
March 7, 2007
Fans will have an opportunity to send the state-bound Tonganoxie High girls basketball off to Salina.
THS dance team to perform at state
March 7, 2007
If all works out as planned, two Tonganoxie High squads will be participating Saturday at the Salina Bicentennial Center.
U.S. 24-40 corridor planning to include survey of residents
March 7, 2007
In the coming weeks, the ETC Institute, a national group that conducts surveys for government organizations, will randomly poll 1,200 households in southern Leavenworth County about the future of U.S. Highway 24-40.
4A girls field loaded with talent
All eight state squads have three or fewer losses entering state tourney
March 7, 2007
It’s not been a bad season for Abilene’s first-year head coach, Janelle Geist.
Senior advances as Merit finalist
March 7, 2007
For two years running, a Tonganoxie High School senior has been named a National Merit Scholar finalist.Last year it was Micah Titterington. Justin Smith is this year’s honoree.
McLouth happenings
March 7, 2007
Emily Showalter is McLouth High School’s “Student of the Month” for February. Emily, a senior, is the daughter of David and Teresa Showalter. She plans to attend Fort Hays State University and major in nursing. This award is sponsored by McLouth Kiwanis, and honors students who have exhibited outstanding citizenship and scholarship.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
March 7, 2007
In today’s hurry-scurry, dash-from-one-thing-to-another world, I often think of an old pioneer couple, my father’s Aunt Mary and Uncle Ollie.
The bard of Linwood
Restaurant owner spins reflections of life in poetry
March 7, 2007
Each week for the New Linwood Cafe, Jeff Coatney pens a verse to run in the cafe’s advertisements that appear in area newspapers.
Skate park proposed
Site between Chieftain Park and VFW Park touted
March 7, 2007
In recent months, a group of Tonganoxie area residents has been rallying to establish a skate park. nd last week, with Tonganoxie Mayor Dave Taylor, who is pushing for the skate park as well, they selected a site.
Remember when: A community review
March 7, 2007
Obituary: Winifred M. “Bus” Allen
March 7, 2007
Services for Winifred M. “Bus” Allen Jr., 89, Kansas City, Kan., were Tuesday, March 6, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial was in Stony Point Cemetery.
Obituary: Charles F. Fay Jr.
March 7, 2007
A Mass of Christian burial for Charles F. Fay Jr., 81, Olathe, was Saturday, March 3, 2007, at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Kansas City, Kan. Burial followed at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
New LCDC executive director brinds wealth of experience
March 7, 2007
The new executive director of the Leavenworth County Development Corp. brings goals, a strong sense of teamwork and a wealth of experience with him.
Property valuation increase slows in Leavenworth County
March 7, 2007
Property values in Leavenworth County continued to climb in 2007, but this year’s 6.5 percent average increase was the smallest in the past five years.
Common-sense tips help man shed pounds
Former Jarbalo-area resident thrilled with results of changing his eating habits
March 7, 2007
In the United States, an estimated 127 million adults are overweight. Tom Fevurly used to be one of them.
Next stop: Salina
Chieftains named No. 1 seed for 4A state tournament
March 7, 2007
Upset-minded Eudora already had knocked off the No. 3 and No. 2 seeds in the Class 4A substate tournament.
Get to know the Tonganoxie Chieftain girls squad
March 7, 2007
Editor’s note: Tonganoxie High basketball players and coaches were asked to answer a few questions about themselves. Here are their responses: