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THS volleyball opens with win at ‘tough venue’
September 5, 2007
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team defeated Holton Tuesday night in four games: 25-14, 22-25, 25-23 and 25-23.
Director of operations resigns from post in Tonganoxie School District
September 5, 2007
Jamie Brun has resigned as director of operations in the Tonganoxie School District, less than two months after being hired as USD 464’s first director of operations.
McLouth Happenings
September 5, 2007
Leavenworth to ‘Rock on River’
September 5, 2007
For organizers of Leavenworth’s new downtown festival, the key word throughout the event planning process has been “fun.”
Meeting to gauge support for Lions Club in city
September 5, 2007
The Lions Club soon could have a presence in Tonganoxie.
County approves budget with no mill levy increase
September 5, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners have put the finishing touches on the county’s 2008 budget, forecasting increased spending but with a steady mill levy rate.
Bid deadline extended for swimming pool
September 5, 2007
During a special meeting Thursday, the Tonganoxie City Council voted to extend the bid deadline for the construction of the new Tonganoxie pool from Sept. 5 to Sept. 7.
Eventually, T-mobile antennas will be placed atop water tower
September 5, 2007
There was some worry in Tonganoxie City Hall about whether T-Mobile would still be coming into town this year.
Vestal pushes for improved handicapped accessibility
September 5, 2007
He holds the most powerful seat in town, and that seat happens to be a wheelchair.
Special election seeks Linwood Library district expansion
September 5, 2007
Voters in southern Leavenworth County will determine next week whether the Linwood Library district will expand.
Dancing teachers, T-shirts plentiful at THS pep rally
September 5, 2007
Tonganoxie High students and faculty took part in a pep rally Thursday afternoon in the THS gymnasium. This year was a bit different, though.
McLouth to mark homecoming
September 5, 2007
McLouth High School students are going retro for this week’s homecoming activities.
Newspaper asks county attorney to investigate executive session
September 5, 2007
The Mirror has written a letter to the Leavenworth County attorney seeking an investigation to determine whether the Tonganoxie School Board violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act at a special meeting last week.
Closed-door sessions yield new organizational chart
September 5, 2007
After another lengthy special meeting, most of which was spent in closed-door discussions, the Tonganoxie School Board voted to accept an organizational chart to streamline operations and improve communications. The school board met in executive session Tuesday, Aug. 28 for a total of three hours and 30 minutes to discuss personnel and attorney-client privilege.
To the editor: Library district election
September 5, 2007
To the editor: Criticism of criticism
September 5, 2007
To the editor: Focus should be on education
September 5, 2007
McLouth man finds small world in Air Force
September 5, 2007
At one time or another, each of us has thought, “It’s a small world” or “It’s a small Air Force” when we run into friends and co-workers whom we have been stationed with in the past.
Family Reunions
September 5, 2007
Wedding: Angell - Burke
September 5, 2007
Obituary: Helen Graves
1917-2007
September 5, 2007
Services for Helen Graves, 89, of De Soto, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th Street, Kansas City, Kan. Interment will follow in the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Obituary: Rose Herod Poterbin McLaughlin
1910 - 2007
September 5, 2007
Services for Rose Herod Poterbin McLaughlin, 96, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, Sept. 5, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Cecil A. Larison
1910 - 2007
September 5, 2007
Services for Cecil A. Larison, 97, Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be at Fowler Cemetery, northeast of McLouth.
McLouth-Troy football stats
September 5, 2007
Troy 54, McLouth 8 (Friday, Aug. 31)
Tonganoxie-Lansing stats - 08/31/07
September 5, 2007
Lansing 42, Tonganoxie 6 (Friday, Aug. 31)
THS soccer blanked at home vs. Basehor-Linwood
September 5, 2007
The first half of the Tonganoxie-Basehor Linwood boys soccer game Thursday was relatively close. The second half was not.
Ground game stopped in 42-6 defeat
September 5, 2007
Typically, running the ball is a major variable in the formula for success for Tonganoxie High School football.
Seniors score reserved parking spots
September 5, 2007
The Tonganoxie High School parking lot has a new look.
Council member requests e-mails
Worries she’s being left out of loop spurs Crook to act
September 5, 2007
A Tonganoxie City Council member, upset that she’s being kept out of the loop on city business, has filed an open records request seeking all of City Administrator Mike Yanez’s e-mails to other council members since April.
County advertising for administrator
September 5, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners agreed Tuesday to draft a job description and advertise for a county administrator without putting the issue before a public referendum as originally planned.
NBAF competition shouldn’t be a sham
September 5, 2007
Maybe it’s all part of standard government procedure, but after all the fanfare surrounding the site selection for a new federal biosecurity laboratory, it was a little stunning to learn that none of the five “finalists” might get the nod for the project.
Swimming pool stories sought
September 5, 2007
Correction
September 5, 2007
K.C. Renaissance Festival going ‘green’ this year
Vulgarians, barbarians, jousters return for a ‘merrye olde tyme’
September 5, 2007
There was no such word as “environmentalism” 500 years ago. Nonetheless, the Kansas City Renaissance Festival will be a whole lot greener this year. The festival, which runs weekends through Oct. 14, plus Columbus Day, will be recycling cans, cardboard and plastic bottles for the first time.
The Record
September 5, 2007
Basehor cadet tests limits at ROTC camp
September 5, 2007
For the son of a Basehor couple, the excerpts from a popular Edgar Guest poem focusing on handling adversity took on a personal meaning:
Bulldogs lose senior QB in opener
September 5, 2007
The McLouth Bulldogs could use several spoonfuls of sugar to make the medicine go down.
Complete Chieftain control
Tonganoxie girls set record for lowest all-time point total
September 5, 2007
Christy Weller already had the hat trick. The THS senior set her sights on her fourth consecutive victory at Thursday’s Tonganoxie home quadrangular at the district’s 80 acres on Washington Street.
McLouth Church to honor keyboardist for years of sharing his God-given gift
September 5, 2007
If you’ve attended a service recently at McLouth Countryside Baptist Church you’ve probably seen the familiar face of Charlie Bolinger sitting behind the piano playing the old, familiar gospel music.