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Engagements: Kelly-Fouts
May 2, 2007
Jessica Ruth Kelley, Tonganoxie, and Travis Wayne Fouts, Basehor, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Board hires high school principal
May 2, 2007
Tonganoxie has its next high school principal.
Poet’s Corner
May 2, 2007
Harry Davis is this week’s featured poet. These poems are from a book of poetry he published in the early 1980s, “Songs Along the Missouri.” Davis turns 92 today.
Family celebrates resident’s 92nd birthday
May 2, 2007
Family members from across the country traveled this past weekend to the Tonganoxie area to celebrate Harry Benoist Davis’ 92nd birthday, which is today.
Obituary: Edward “Ed” William Grey
1966-2007
May 2, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for Edward “Ed” William Grey, 40, of Kansas City, Mo., will be at 10:30 a.m. today, May 2, 2007, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 94th Street and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 2, 2007
Members of the Jaunty Jarbalonians, a Red Hat Society chapter, made a trip April 21 to the Moon Marble Company in Bonner Springs. After watching a hand-blown glass marble being made, the Jaunty Jarbalonians made several purchases from the large supply of marbles, games and other interesting items. The group then went to eat at the Jet Fuel Cafe.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 2, 2007
Sally has some good hints for us today.
Lansin blanks THS in soccer
May 2, 2007
The veteran Kaw Valley League program didn’t have much of a welcome for the fledgling program to the southwest.
Lively bats help MHS sweep on Senior Night
May 2, 2007
Clay Mayer has watched his McLouth High baseball team fall into a distressing habit through the first half of the 2007 season.
Remember When: A Community Review
May 2, 2007
10 years ago: April 2, 1997 Deaths: Charles Donald Frevele, 54, died March 29, 1997, at a hospital in Muskogee, Okla.; Elaine J. Hummelgaard, 53, McLouth, died March 25, 1997; Arthur T. Lasher lll, 63, McLouth, died March 25, 1997; Clinton Wyrick, 73, Tuscumbia, Mo., died March 27, 1997.
Education efforts help Tonganoxie get green
May 2, 2007
It isn’t easy being green, but some Tonganoxie residents are determined to prove, with a little effort, it is possible.
Cat’s Eye: Initiation to club overwhelming
May 2, 2007
I know I’m behind the times, and people have been doing it for years. I’ve heard them talking about “making a Sam’s run” and “getting the best deal at Sam’s,” but until recently, I had never been there myself. I’m talking, of course, about Sam’s Club — a big warehouse where all of your shopping dreams come true — at least if you want whatever you want in mass quantities.
Our View: Wearing seat belts just common sense
May 2, 2007
When will people learn that putting on your seat belt should be the first order of business after getting into a car.
Fundraiser puts talent on display
May 2, 2007
Most people are familiar with music education, but Miss Leavenworth County Paula Prosser wants to take it a step further.
News Briefs
May 2, 2007
24-40 open house set for May 23 The final open house displaying details of the U.S. Highway 24-40 corridor study meeting will be shown from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 23 at Tonganoxie High School.
Letters to the editor: Pool decision panned
May 2, 2007
To the editor: No bids to be taken on the swimming pool project? You’ve got to be joking! A project costing almost $3 million is not going to be let for bid? Surely this is against city policy.
Weekly Calendar
May 2, 2007
5/2 Wednesday ¢ Tonganoxie Community Museum of History, 201 W. Washington, 9 a.m.-noon.
County infusion won’t save
May 2, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners are transferring additional money into the Community Corrections department, but it won’t be enough to save a program that counsels entire families about stopping juvenile delinquency.
Chainsaw sculptor lends talent to benefit
McLouth artist competes in Carving for a Miracle event near St. Louis
May 2, 2007
When McLouth artist Russell Ehart looks at a tree stump, he doesn’t see firewood. He sees a bird, a bear — or even Elvis Presley.
LHS pitcher no-hits Tonganoxie
May 2, 2007
Monday’s loss to Lansing definitely was a step back for the Tonganoxie High baseball team.
Taking Charge
McLouth softball sweeps Silver Lake
May 2, 2007
Any lingering doubts about the fodder that’s helped fuel McLouth High’s stellar start to the 2007 softball season can now officially be put to rest.
Senior all smiles afer juco signing
May 2, 2007
Amber Sanborn hopes to one day be keeping patients’ teeth in order.
Paxico marks the spot for new city signs
May 2, 2007
Driving into town from either the south or east on U.S. Highway 24-40, you may notice new signs welcoming residents and visitors to Tonganoxie.
Chieftains drop two marathons
May 2, 2007
Sure, fans expect to witness an edge-of-your-seat affair when arguably the top two pitchers in the Kaw Valley League go head-to-head.
Rural roots at heart of FFA Day at the Farm
May 2, 2007
If you want to know what kinds of dangers are posed by the overpopulation of deer, the difficulties and the rewards of pig farming or about the extensive use of beef byproducts in making everyday items, all you need to do is ask a third-grader.
At age 20, thrift shop continues to flourish
Good Shepherd volunteers mark anniversary
May 2, 2007
From pillowcases to printer cables, toys, clothing and even a George Foreman Grill, whatever you might be looking for, you may be able to find at the Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and Food Bank.
THS teams plunge into Blazer invite
Grizzle breaks school record, on national charts with javelin throw at meet
May 2, 2007
Roxi Grizzle is in the record books again. The THS junior threw the javelin 160 feet, 2 inches Friday at the Blazer Invitational on Friday at Gardner-Edgerton High School.
Senior is Merit scholar
May 2, 2007
Tonganoxie High School senior Justin Smith has been carrying around a secret he now can make public.
Board to interview principal candidates
May 2, 2007
A new Tonganoxie High School principal could be selected today at a special meeting of the Tonganoxie School Board.
The Record
May 2, 2007
Anniversaries: Miller — 50th
May 2, 2007
Miller — 50th
McLouth Happenings
May 2, 2007
American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 393 will sponsor Sarah Woodhead as its delegate to the 65th annual Kansas Sunflower Girls State, which will be conducted on the Kansas University campus in June.