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Letter to the editor: Angel Food Ministries
November 28, 2007
Letter to the editor: Bothered by exclusion
November 28, 2007
McLouth Happenings
November 28, 2007
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
November 28, 2007
Remember When: A Community Review
November 28, 2007
Jarbalo Jottings
November 28, 2007
There will be hanging of the greens at 6 p.m. Saturday at Jarbalo United Methodist Church.
Freelance illustrator touts ABC’s of Kansas
November 28, 2007
Tonganoxie Elementary School students already know their ABCs, but now the grade-school youths also know items in their state that begin with those letters.
Doubling of school space causes district’s insurance costs to rise
November 28, 2007
At nearly $190,000, insurance coverage costs are the highest since Superintendent Richard Erickson came to Tonganoxie in 1997.
Education roundtable lures officials to Tonganoxie High
November 28, 2007
Jill Shackelford is superintendent of the Kansas City, Kan., school district, which has a diverse population: 19,700 students, 50 percent of whom are black, 35 percent Hispanic and 17 percent Caucasian. Of those students, 80 percent are at poverty level.
Officers continue to see accidents with deer
November 28, 2007
Deer-rutting season is drawing closer to an end, but motorists still need to take extra precautions to avoid a collision with these four-legged creatures.
Library Corner
November 28, 2007
Will you be downtown on Thursday for the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting?
Our view: Efforts on behalf of downtown lauded
November 28, 2007
The prospect of even more storefronts being vacated in downtown Tonganoxie is disturbing news, but the joint effort under way to reverse the exodus is welcomed.
Volunteers who raised funds years ago question potential demise of gazebo
November 28, 2007
The gazebo that has provided shade for more than 20 years at the Tonganoxie swimming pool was built with the help of local volunteers and money raised by the community.
Three THS state qualifiers return to action for 2007-2008
November 28, 2007
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team had three members compete in the Class 4A state meet last season. They went a combined 1-6. All of them — seniors Cameron Adcox and Wyatt Coffin, and junior Matt Brock — will return this season.
Open Mike
November 28, 2007
Now that the Thanksgiving dinners have passed and we’re afraid to look at the scale, we can be thankful that there are some calorie-burning activities we can do in the yard.
No Sunday liquor question on January ballot
November 28, 2007
Any chance for the people deciding whether Tonganoxie will have Sunday liquor sales will have to wait.
Bulldogs shift focus of scoring to paint
November 28, 2007
McLouth boys basketball coach Jason Schroeder noticed that whenever Ryan Smith went into the paint last season, he usually came out of the pack with the ball.
Bulldogs welcome first-year coach
November 28, 2007
Todd Cossman identified the two main areas he wanted the McLouth High girls basketball team to improve this season: Increasing its field goal percentage and committing fewer turnovers.
The Chieftains’ fab five
Seniors trying to lead Tonganoxie to third state appearance in five years
November 28, 2007
Randy Kraft doesn’t have to make a speech to the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team regarding expectations for the 2007-08 season.
Walker establishes pesky defensive identity
November 28, 2007
Tonganoxie High boys basketball players spent the last three weeks of practice accumulating floor burns all over their bodies.
THS students to compete for time on TV
November 28, 2007
Tonganoxie High School will be one of more than 90 schools participating in the 2007-08 Quest academic competition Saturday at Washburn University in Topeka.
Jake Samuel Thomas
1931-2007
November 28, 2007
Leo D. Oelschlaeger
1926-2007
November 28, 2007
Cynthia Bixby
1954-2007
November 28, 2007
Chester E. Davis
1927-2007
November 28, 2007
Springdale News
November 28, 2007
Orie and Jan Nelson finalized the summer season by attending the annual Kirby Threshing Bee in rural Leavenworth County near Jarbalo. Fifty plus restored and vintage tractors of all sizes participated in a parade and a lovely ride through the woods and around the lake. Many delicious foods were presented for all to enjoy.
City Council Briefs
November 28, 2007
Guest column: Death taxes killing family farms
November 28, 2007
Across this country, more than two million farms dot the rural landscape. Individuals, family partnerships or family corporations own 99 percent of them. These same family farms produce approximately 94 percent of U.S. agricultural products sold today.
Events to kick off holiday season in area
November 28, 2007
Come Thursday, it will begin to look a lot like Christmas in Tonganoxie.
Kohl: Board’s executive sessions legitimate
November 28, 2007
Leavenworth County Attorney Frank Kohl said he believed Tonganoxie School Board members discussed a new organizational chart for the district in a series of executive sessions back in August.
The Record
November 28, 2007
TMS lists 1st quarter honor roll students
November 28, 2007
Tonganoxie Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the first quarter.
Remembrance walk to be built at THS
November 28, 2007
The proposed site for the Chieftain Remembrance Walk has changed, but now it will be front and center at Tonganoxie High School.
Ethan Patrick Jones
November 28, 2007