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Like mother, like son
Tonganoxie family takes home schooling into second generation
May 16, 2007
Sarah Kouns is a product of home schooling.
Fifth-, sixth-graders get dose of nature at annual field day
May 16, 2007
Dylan Hager stood motionless as the more than three-foot long bull snake that belonged to retired biology teacher Pat Wakeman grabbed hold of his arm. His classmates watched with nervous excitement as coil after coil of the snake’s body enveloped the 10-year-old’s arm.
McLouth Happenings
May 16, 2007
Nineteen people attended the annual McLouth-Area Rural School Reunion at McLouth Community Center. Seven one-room school-houses were represented: Brown, Eureka, Opossum Trot, Round Grove, Stanwood, Wildhorse, and Woodstock.Important school activities:
Remember When: A Community Review
May 16, 2007
10 years ago: April 16, 1997 June and Henry Jacobs will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the Church of Christ, Bonner Springs.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 16, 2007
There will be a memorial service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Eagles Cemetery.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 16, 2007
Time is racing by fast enough, but do we have to race right along with it?
Springdale News
May 16, 2007
The W.H.M.S. of Springdale Friends Church met at 6 p.m. May 2 in the home of Jeanette Cole. Jeanette gave the opening “His Wondrous Works.” “The Old Rugged Cross” was sung. The lesson was “The Finished Quilt.” Devotions were 2 Timothy, verses 4, 7 and 8. Evelyn Schwinn led in prayer. The angel story, “Someone to Watch over Me,” was shared. Roll call was “An activity that is easy to start, hard to finish.” In business, minutes and treasurer’s report were approved. Letters from the Mission Fields were read. The meeting closed with singing “Blest Be the Tie.” Jeanette served a supper to all present. The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. June 6 with Linda Schwinn.
Golfers end season in Topeka; Hayden wins regional
May 16, 2007
Tonganoxie concluded its rain-soaked golf season with a seventh-place Class 4A regional finish at Western Hill Golf Course, Topeka.
Smelser falls short in repeat bid
May 16, 2007
A Kansas native again had what it took to win the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships Division I men’s criterium race Sunday on the streets of downtown Lawrence.
THS girls soccer nets 1st playoff win
May 16, 2007
Mark down yet another first for the Tonganoxie High girls soccer program.
Army of one’ golfer represents McLouth on greens
May 16, 2007
The positives that came with Martin Lucas’ decision to enroll at McLouth High when he relocated to northeast Kansas before the 2006-07 school year were too strong to ignore.
Cards deny Chieftains shot at return state trip
May 16, 2007
Although it was a breezy Monday afternoon at Basehor’s Field of Dreams complex, the tears that welled up in most of the Tonganoxie softball team members’ eyes probably didn’t come as a result of the dust.
Annual banquet draws 90 alumni to THS
May 16, 2007
Some came from as far west as San Diego. Some came from as far east as Virginia. Others just came from down the street.
Summer projects on tap in district
May 16, 2007
The Tonganoxie High School athletics department will have about $90,000 in renovations made this summer.
County Oks $100,000 for historical centers
Commissioners convince chairman not to dedicate part of mill levy to museum requests
May 16, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission established a $100,000 line-item Monday in the 2008 budget to fund cultural and historical centers in the county.
Re-enactor bring Civil War to students
Tonganoxie eighth-graders get hands-on lesson from De Soto teacher
May 16, 2007
Since Kathy Harrell couldn’t take all of her eight-graders back in time to the Civil War era on Friday, she did the next best thing: She brought someone from the Civil War to her class — sort of.
Students mark Crazy Dress Day in honor of afflicted classmate
May 16, 2007
Students didn’t bother to match their socks and shoes Tuesday at McLouth Elementary School.
Abdallah Shrine Rodeo to make debut in Leavenworth County
May 16, 2007
A new rodeo is coming to town.
City Council Briefs
May 16, 2007
City moves forward on Pleasant Street
Letters to the editor
May 16, 2007
Our View: Don’t forget those who helped grads
May 16, 2007
The annual graduation season is upon us, and, rightfully so, the focus will be on the graduates.
Names in the news:
May 16, 2007
KU to recognize area graduates
Anniversaries: Quisenberry 30th
May 16, 2007
Calvin and Susan Quisenberry celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their children.
Births: Alyssa Lyn White
April 25, 2007
May 16, 2007
Joseph and Jamie White, De Soto, announce the birth of a daughter, Alyssa Lyn White, born April 25, 2007, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Obituary: Elmer Dean (Bud) Moore
1922 - 2007
May 16, 2007
A Celebration of Life and Masonic service for Elmer Dean (Bud) Moore, 84, will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 18, at his home, 402 S. Olive St., McLouth.
Rec Commission’s summer kickoff pays homage to early contributors
May 16, 2007
Tonganoxie residents, furry and not so furry, came Saturday to Chieftain Park to celebrate the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission’s 40th anniversary and to kick-off the summer.
Council puts off pool contract
May 16, 2007
The people have spoken. The old Tonganoxie swimming pool will be torn down and a new one built in its place.
City Council meeting rescheduled
May 16, 2007
The council voted to move its next regular meeting to Tuesday, May 29, so it will not interfere with Memorial Day. The meeting will be at the usual time, 7 p.m., at the council chambers. All city offices will be closed on Memorial Day.
Late-inning comeback sends THS onward
May 16, 2007
This one was as easy as 3-2-1.
Students pick up awards in nation’s capital
May 16, 2007
Two area students James Bailey, 17, a Tonganoxie High School senior, and Sophia Evans, 14, of Baxter Springs were honored earlier this month in the nation’s capital for their outstanding volunteer work during the presentation of The 2007 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
Fort Leavenworth officer goes from quadriplegic to triathlete
May 16, 2007
Leavenworth — It’s been three years since a traffic accident left U.S. Army Maj. Ron Upton a quadriplegic.
Girls fall short against MV
May 16, 2007
Tracie Hileman piled up the points in a two-hour tour de force.
LCDC board welcomes Vestal at meeting
May 16, 2007
City elections last month have brought at least one new face to the Leavenworth County Development Corp. board of directors.
Poet’s Corner
May 16, 2007
This week’s poet is Margaret Smelser of McLouth.
Graduation approaches for seniors
May 16, 2007