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Poet’s Corner
March 21, 2007
Editor’s note: This week’s poets are former Tonganoxie area resident Asa Kesinger, who lives in Lawrence, and Mike Vestal, Tonganoxie. The first three poems are by Kesinger.
Obituary: William R. George
1951-2007
March 21, 2007
McLouth — Services for William R. George, 55, were Saturday, March 17, at First Baptist Church in McLouth.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Fever? You bet I’ve got the fever
March 21, 2007
Christopher Walken, during a “Saturday Night Live” skit, said it best: “I’ve got a fever and the only prescription is more cowbell.”
Unclaimed prizes in Kansas Lottery games total more than $1.3 million
March 21, 2007
If you’ve got an old lottery ticket sitting around, it may be time you brought it in and checked out if it’s a winner.
County has spate of big winners in lottery scratch-off games
March 21, 2007
Lady luck may have found a temporary home in Leavenworth County.
Tonganoxie volunteer relishes work with terminally ill patients
March 21, 2007
Vicki Brawner, Tonganoxie, knows how difficult it is to care for a terminally ill family member.
Defense secretary announces choice for next commander at Fort Leavenworth
March 21, 2007
A new commanding general has been tapped for Fort Leavenworth.
Springdale news
March 21, 2007
The WHMS of Springdale Friends Church met in the home of Dyla Lawrence on Wednesday, March 7.
Jarbalo Jottings
March 21, 2007
There will be a meeting of the Fall Creek Cemetery Corporation at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the fire station in Springdale.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
March 21, 2007
People: The very foundation of what this great land was built upon people, as expressed in the phrase, “We the people.”
Area gymnasts compete in K.C.
March 21, 2007
Tumblers from Judy Whitcraft’s Studio in Basehor participated in the Mid America Tumbling Society (MATS) Championship Meet earlier this month.
Jump Rope for Heart to begin Monday
March 21, 2007
Tonganoxie Elementary School students will be participating in the school’s sixth annual Jump Rope For Heart event beginning Monday.
Bike race to go on without commissioners’ participation
March 21, 2007
Leavenworth County officials and cycling enthusiasts agree: A time trial for competitive bicyclists scheduled for May 20 will go ahead as planned in the safest manner possible with the least possible liability to the county.
Commission trims list of planning committee volunteers
March 21, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners have narrowed the list of community volunteers for a new comprehensive planning committee and discussed adding an additional staff member to the county’s planning and zoning department.
State Fire Marshal called to investigate Reno Township fire
March 21, 2007
A blaze in Reno Township started around dusk Monday and consumed much of a house into early Tuesday, according to a Reno Township Fire Department official.
Burglars strike again at school building in Linwood
March 21, 2007
The joint Linwood Elementary School and Basehor-Linwood Middle School building was burglarized earlier this month for the third time in three months.
Kansans in D.C. to tout Leavenworth, Manhattan sites for bio lab
March 21, 2007
A Kansas delegation made the rounds last week in Washington, D.C., making the case for the Sunflower State to be chosen as the site of a planned $450 million biosecurity lab.
Basehor restaurant closes after 5 months
March 21, 2007
Another small business in Basehor has lost the fight.
Advance balloting for April 3 election available to voters
March 21, 2007
There’s still time for Leavenworth County voters to vote in advance of the April 3 election.
Cooperative effort keys bid to land bio facility
March 21, 2007
This past week a group of Kansans gathered in Washington, D.C., to present the state’s case to host the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in either Manhattan or Leavenworth.
Bitler ‘looking’ at return to city
Gambino’s eyes move into Mo’s
March 21, 2007
Tonganoxie’s restaurants continue to shuffle.
Spring breakers invade Tonganoxie, spend their week painting houses
March 21, 2007
It isn’t “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” but for four Tonganoxie households it might as well be.
Ministerial alliance scholarship to honor teen killed in wreck
Award criteria to include Christian character
March 21, 2007
Members of Tonganoxie Ministerial Alliance have started a scholarship in memory of a Tonganoxie teen killed in a recent traffic accident.
Athletics director decision reversed
March 21, 2007
Tonganoxie High School athletics director Brandon won’t be leaving Tonganoxie, after all.
Board accepts administrators’ resignations
March 21, 2007
Separate agreements spell out the terms under which Tonganoxie High School principal Tatia Shelton and Tonganoxie Middle School assistant principal Darren Neas will resign their posts but continue being paid through June 30.
Spring sports in full swing
March 21, 2007
As warm weather continues to become more commonplace, Tonganoxie and McLouth spring sports teams keep progressing toward their first competitions of the season.
McLouth happenings
March 21, 2007
Remember when: A community review
March 21, 2007
Letter to the editor: Thanks in order
March 21, 2007