Archive for Wednesday, April 30, 2008

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KDHE rescinds stream advisory
April 30, 2008
The stream advisory issued last week for Hog Creek was been lifted Wednesday afternoon.
Cancer doesn’t hold back politician from doing job
April 30, 2008
It’s 7:30 a.m. and Rep. Marti Crow, D-Leavenworth, makes her way into the State Capitol in Topeka. By now, the Kansas Legislature has been in session for four months.
Leavenworth County heads to Sampler Festival
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A8
A Leavenworth delegation will showcase “what’s cookin’ in Leavenworth County” this weekend at the 2008 Kansas Sampler Festival in Corcordia.
Library Corner
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A8
May brings flowers and another month of fun programs at the library, including an author visit, a computer class, a reader’s advisory expert, more card crafting and the 2008 Summer Reading Program kick-off.
Longtime Leavenworth Police official files for sheriff’s race
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A2
With the June 10 filing deadline approaching, one more candidate has submitted a bid for Leavenworth County public office.
Pastor’s Corner
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A2
One Sunday morning, I went to visit a community called Shantivanam. The atmosphere was peaceful and as I relaxed, I closed my eyes in prayer.
Justice Center designs approved
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A2
Leavenworth County Commissioners are set to go out for construction bids for renovations to the county Justice Center.
Longtime martial arts instructor Hutton bowing out
April 30, 2008 in print edition on B1
Since Tonganoxie Martial Arts opened in 1977, Rex Hutton has served as chief instructor.
Emergency officials handle casualty exercise
April 30, 2008
Just after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 23 a gunman opened fire on U.S. Army officers studying at the Command and General Staff College at Bell Hall on post at Fort Leavenworth.
Brownback chats in Leavenworth
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A6
Leavenworth Republicans were given a special treat as Sen. Sam Brownback continued his 105-county tour Friday in Leavenworth.
Somethin’ to keep him jumpin’
April 30, 2008
Kendrick Whittington is proving the lyrics of an early 1990s rap duo to be correct.
Taxes shouldn’t evict seniors
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A4
As a State Representative, I have always focused my legislative efforts around what I hear from my constituents. While affordable health care and illegal immigration are always hot topics, I have received numerous letters and e-mails from seniors on fixed incomes who are concerned about literally being taxed right out of their homes.
Don’t take food source for granted
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A4
A recent Journal-World editorial had this to say about the state of wheat: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Edward Schafer had some good news and some bad news for wheat farmers when he addressed a group of food aid groups meeting in Kansas City earlier this month.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
April 30, 2008 in print edition on B4
Some tips and reminders from one of our long-time readers, Anna Mary Landauer.
Remember When: A Community Review
April 30, 2008 in print edition on B4
10 years ago: April 8, 1998 Skeet has dreams of Nashville: When 19-year-old Steve Skeet graduated from Tonganoxie High School in 1997, he had aspirations of becoming an agriculture teacher.
City, county discuss County Road 1 funding
April 30, 2008
For the first time since the new council and new mayor took office last year, the Tonganoxie governing body met with the Leavenworth County Commission to discuss an old topic: who’s going to pay for County Road 1.
Springdale News
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A10
Johnny Moses of Springdale had surgery at Saint John Hospital on April 11. He came home April 14 and is getting along well.
Jarbalo Jottings
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A10
David and Jane Turner attended a meeting of the Santa Fe Trail Leather Artists Guild on Saturday in Topeka.
Local families thankful for organ donors
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A9
She’s a little warrior. At 18 months old, Addison Whitenight continues to fight for her life.
Board approves interlocal agreement
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A9
Tonganoxie School Board members met in executive session for a total of 2 1/2 hours Thursday during a special meeting at Tonganoxie Middle School.
THS students to pitch in for Community Service Day
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A8
With the first selection in the Tonganoxie High School Community Service Draft, THS instructor Pam Arevalo selects:
Tonganoxie tastes victory at home of T-Bones
April 30, 2008 in print edition on B1
A little more than a week ago the Tonganoxie High baseball team was sitting at 4-5, and that didn’t sit well with coach Phil Loomis.
Chieftains embrace roles as ‘underdogs’
April 30, 2008 in print edition on B1
No shock. No awe. No intimidation. That was the attitude the Chieftains took into the Blazer Invitational.
K-State Singers rock 4-H Foundation event
April 30, 2008
Leavenworth County 4-H board president Donna Wiley received quite the serenade Saturday at the 4-H Foundation’s annual meeting at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Administrator settling into county post
April 30, 2008
After almost a month on the job, Leavenworth’s first-ever county administrator has “hit the ground running.”
McLouth Happenings
April 30, 2008 in print edition on A10
Guests of the McLouth Friendship Club’s April luncheon were members of the McLouth High School National Honor Society and their sponsors. It was a wonderful opportunity to become acquainted with these outstanding and promising students.