Archive for Wednesday, April 16, 2008

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Trials set to begin in Dollar General death
04:27 p.m., April 16, 2008 Updated 11:43 a.m.
The trial for one of the two men charged with the November 2005 murder of Robin Bell will begin next week.
Another meet, another win for Chieftains track teams
THS girls and boys finish first at Tonganoxie Invitational
April 16, 2008
The Tonganoxie High girls and boys track teams continued their dominant 2008 season on Tuesday night at the Tonganoxie Invitational as both teams finished the night with a team title.
Patriots’ Day festivities on tap for McLouth
April 16, 2008
It will be “a big day in a small town” at the 10th Annual McLouth Patriots’ Day Parade, scheduled for this Saturday, April 19.
Mr. Van in tune with music royalty
April 16, 2008
Leavenworth’s upcoming John Philip Sousa Star Spangled Spectacular is hitting close to home for one Tonganoxie resident.
20 years later
Linwood couple still copes with vanishment
April 16, 2008
Harold Leach pulls his car to the side of a rock road and points to the farm just seven miles east of Linwood where his only son, Randy Wayne Leach, was last seen 20 years ago while attending a bonfire party.
Our view: 4-H’ers’ actions show true spirit of county’s youths
April 16, 2008
The 4-H club is known to have members who are very involved in various projects and activities.
It all ads up
New technology cannot replace authenticity of newspaper
April 16, 2008
When I started my newspaper career in 1986, there were no fax machines, no cell phones, no e-mail and definitely no Internet.
LCDC looks at ‘big picture’
April 16, 2008
Leavenworth County Development Corp. members continued big picture talks about the aim and direction of the public-private economic development engine in a monthly meeting April 10 that focused on barriers hindering the group’s success and how to overcome those barriers.
About $3,000 raised for Tonganoxie
April 16, 2008 in print edition on A8
After a week’s worth of fundraising, Tonganoxie and other communities were able to raise around $3,000 for Devin Stuart. The Tonganoxie second-grader was recently diagnosed with lymphoma.
Kansas students select books as William Allen White winner
April 16, 2008 in print edition on A6
Lisa Harkrader began by writing short stories, hoping merely to get published. Now the author’s work is part of Kansas history.
Our view: Every day should be Earth Day
April 16, 2008 in print edition on A4

Dear humans,

Thanks for thinking of me yesterday.

Local competitors awarded at Regional 4-H Day
April 16, 2008
Members of the Leavenworth County 4-H program presented their talents at Regional 4-H Day in March.
Tonganoxie soccer bounces back
April 16, 2008 in print edition on B4
The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team got back on track at Chieftain Park on Monday with a 3-0 win against Bonner Springs
Tait: Armstrong will be remembered fondly
April 16, 2008
Lawrence Journal-World high school sports editor Matt Tait reflects on the play and character of former Basehor-Linwood High quarterback Michael Armstrong, who passed away this week.
4-H families sacrifice Saturday for service
April 16, 2008
Dozens of 4-H Club youths and their families volunteered Saturday morning to help Leavenworth County residents in need of help for thorough spring cleanings.
City and school officials gather to chatter about safety of routes
April 16, 2008
On April 9, city officials and members of the community gathered at the Tonganoxie Middle School with one thing on their mind: how to make the city safer so children would be encouraged to walk to school.
School Board Briefs
Board approves student fee hikes
April 16, 2008
Patrons in the Tonganoxie School District will be paying more in student fees next school year.
Tonganoxie grapplers grab medals at Kansas City, Mo., tourney
April 16, 2008 in print edition on B2
Tonganoxie High wrestling coach Jeremy Goebel likes to keep his wrestlers informed of opportunities to compete and improve. He is constantly handing them fliers on camps, competitions and the like, hoping to give his grapplers even the slightest edge.
Adcox about to go on Viking quest at Dana
April 16, 2008 in print edition on B3
Cameron Adcox began his senior year at Tonganoxie High knowing he wanted to be a collegiate athlete. He just wasn’t sure which sport would allow him the best avenue to pursue that dream.
Shutdown pitchers lead McLouth to 4-0 start
April 16, 2008 in print edition on B4
Like most local prep teams, the McLouth High softball squad had to endure a slew of weather-related postponements of late, but the time off didn’t slow down the Bulldogs.
Smith: Jayhawk fans, forget these dates
April 16, 2008
July 6, 2000. April 7, 2003. April 14, 2003. If one, two or all of those dates mean anything to you, then April 5, 2008, was probably a day you won’t soon forget.
Remember When: A Community Review
April 16, 2008
Two children were killed last Saturday in a two-car accident that was severe enough to have 18 emergency vehicles respond to the scene. Police identified the victims Monday, Justin Williams, 11, of Tonganoxie and Tiffany Russell, 7, of Kansas City, Kan., both lost their lives in the accident. The accident also left four others injured ,who have remained hospitalized.
List of occurrences, oddities surrounding case numerous
April 16, 2008
During the past 20 years, there have been a number of oddities and bizarre coincidences surrounding the Randy Leach missing person case including:
Late night storm hits county
April 16, 2008
Some Leavenworth County residents are still recovering from a late Thursday night thunderstorm that had damaging high winds.