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The Record
November 20, 2007
Births: Silas Edward Cooper
November 20, 2007
Poets’ Corner: O Little Tonganoxie Town
November 20, 2007
Ruby Mildred Holladay
1908-2007
November 20, 2007
Orleen Rollins
1916-2007
November 20, 2007
Letter to the editor: Shift seen
November 20, 2007
My wife and I spent 12 wonderful years living and working in Tonganoxie (1993-2005). During that time, I served as pastor of West Haven Baptist Church and in a number of volunteer roles (School Board, services with the VFW, Ministerial Alliance, etc.).
Fire caused by turkey smoker causes $30,000 in damages
November 20, 2007
A turkey smoker caused severe damage to a detached garage early Tuesday in Tonganoxie.
Jarbalo Jottings
November 20, 2007
Bid Sheppard attended a baby shower for Lacey Aufdemberge on Nov. 3 in Leavenworth.
McLouth Happenings
November 20, 2007
Mary Hedgepath has enjoyed a nice visit with her niece, Sandy Jones, from Brainerd, Minn. Sandy has been Mary’s guest since Aug. 22. Mary celebrated her 90th birthday on Nov. 6. Her grandson, Randy Kingsolver, and Sandy Jones treated Mary to a birthday lunch in White Cloud. Sandy recently returned to her home in Minnesota.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
November 20, 2007
When did you learn to sew?” asked Margaret.
Missouri teen surfaces in city
November 20, 2007
A 17-year-old girl from Independence, Mo., who was missing since Saturday afternoon was found safe Tuesday in Tonganoxie.
First State Bank’s branch in Piper ‘coming right along’
November 20, 2007
First State Bank & Trust’s soon-to-be newest branch in Piper is making progress.
Council OKs Phase III plans for Fourth St.
November 20, 2007
After months of debate, the Tonganoxie City Council has approved the final design and will move forward with Phase III of the Fourth Street improvements.
More than $3,000 raised for breast cancer awareness
November 20, 2007
The Chieftain Stars dance team owes its cheerleading counterpart some pizza pie.
Children’s author shares stories of journeys overseas
stories of journeys overseas
November 20, 2007
Nationally-recognized author Jane Kurtz told Tonganoxie Elementary School students Friday that her two boys served as inspiration for her book “Do Kangaroos Wear Seat Belts?”
McLouth Middle School lists first-quarter honor roll names
November 20, 2007
McLouth Middle School has announced its first quarter honor rolls. Students listed on the Principle’s Honor Roll earned a grade-point average of 4.0 or above; those on the Gold Honor Roll had a GPA of 3.5 to 3.99 with no grade below a C; students on the Purple Honor Roll had a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49 with no grade below a C.
More than $2,000 raised to help McLouth family
November 20, 2007
Talk about a bunch of tacos.
Our View: Giving our thanks at Thanksgiving
November 20, 2007
As Thanksgiving descends upon us — can’t you almost smell the turkey roasting in the oven? — it’s tradition to thank the Almighty for all of the blessings bestowed upon us. And there is plenty for which we are thankful. Here is but a small sampling:
Remembrance walk receives approval
November 20, 2007
Kelly Frantz said she couldn’t recall when exactly the idea came to mind for a memorial for her late husband, Army Pfc. Lucas Frantz, who was killed on his 22nd birthday while serving in Iraq.
County extends CR1 moratorium
Official calls new date of November 2008 a ‘planning pause’
November 20, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners on Thursday extended a moratorium for an additional 12 months that prevents development along County Road 1 leading to a proposed interchange with Interstate 70.
TMS student’s ‘favorite place’ takes first place in statewide PTA contest
November 20, 2007
When Gus Dent was told he could get extra credit in his English class for entering a photography contest, he jumped at the opportunity.
Mom’s shot judged contest’s best
November 20, 2007
Entering the Leavenworth County Fall Photo Contest seemed like a natural for Trish Wills of Tonganoxie.
Sports In Brief
November 20, 2007
The Tonganoxie Warriors Middle School wrestling team defeated Patton and Warren Nov. 13 at Lansing. Tonganoxie defeated Patton, 82-15, and Warren, 63-36.
Local soccer fans like new Wizards home
November 20, 2007
In the 12 years the Kansas City Wizards played professional soccer at Arrowhead Stadium, Jamison Bloomer didn’t attend a single game.
Boosters break ground at THS, could be complete by spring 2008
November 20, 2007
Tonganoxie school administrators and community members gathered near Beatty Field on Friday to break ground on a new gateway that will lead to the football stadium.
Warriors rely on defense to improve to 8-1
November 20, 2007
The Tonganoxie Warriors seventh-grade girls basketball team made a defensive statement against Piper on Thursday: To win, the Pirates would have to break the full-court press.
Chieftains earn several KVL honors to end year
November 20, 2007
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team led the Chieftains fall sports in postseason honors after finishing the season 32-13 and registering a third-place finish in the Class 4A state tournament.
There’s a new kid in town
Colorado transfer impressive in scrimmage
November 20, 2007
Friday’s Late Night With the Bulldogs had the feeling of a laid back, fun atmosphere, but the McLouth High boys basketball team made a serious statement about one of its priorities this season.
Sorrentino: Allot time for biggest KU-MU game ever
November 20, 2007
Saturday’s installment of the Kansas-Missouri Border War will mark the most momentous sporting event in the Kansas City area since the Jayhawks and Oklahoma Sooners played for the NCAA basketball championship 19 years ago at Kemper Arena.
Extension agent offers healthy holiday alternatives
November 20, 2007
Chances are favorable that most everyone will have one too many helpings of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy and pumpkin pie later this week.
Remember When: A Community Review
November 20, 2007
Council Briefs
November 20, 2007
Changing Lanes: Good deeds plentiful in area
November 20, 2007
Meeting lays out CR1 path to owners
November 20, 2007
Karen Fish is exasperated with the Leavenworth County-Kansas Turn-pike Authority project to build an interchange on the turnpike at County Road 1.
Election to decide council quorum
November 20, 2007
The people have spoken and the Tonganoxie City Council has listened: In January Tonganoxie residents will go to the polls to decide the council’s quorum size and possibly Sunday liquor sales.
Vacancies leave empty feeling downtown
November 20, 2007
Storefront windows that used to offer merchandise for sale or a peek at tables bustling with customers having their appetites sated are slowly being replaced with “For Rent” and “For Lease” signs along Fourth Street in downtown Tonganoxie.