Archive for Wednesday, August 6, 2008

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Jenkins wins U.S. House of Representatives 2nd District race
August 6, 2008

Former congressman Jim Ryun early Wednesday conceded defeat to State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins in the Republican Party primary for the 2nd Congressional District nomination.

Gilstrap bows to challenger in 5th District
August 6, 2008
Three-term incumbent State Sen. Mark Gilstrap lost a Democratic primary challenge to Kelly Kultala.
Pre-fair festivities under way for Leavenworth County
August 6, 2008
Although the Leavenworth County Fair doesn’t officially begin until Tuesday, plenty of pre-fair activities already have started.
Highway to close for bridge demolition
August 6, 2008
Weather permitting, U.S. Highway 24-40 will be temporarily closed at Kansas Highway 7 on Friday, and possibly Saturday night, for bridge demolition work.
Rec commission has new address
August 6, 2008
As of last week the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission has a new home about 50 feet away.
THS grad to attend naval flight school
August 6, 2008
Michelle McWilliams graduated in May with a bachelor’s of science in international business and a commission with the U.S. Navy from the ROTC program from the University of San Diego.
Library to close for parade, computer catalog upgrades
August 6, 2008
The Tonganoxie Public Library will close at 3 p.m. Aug. 12 for the Leavenworth County Fair parade.
The Record
August 6, 2008
Tonganoxie City Fire Department, Tonganoxie City Fire Department, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Residents question intersection’s safety
August 6, 2008
Leavenworth County residents south of Tonganoxie are growing more concerned with traffic at a nearby intersection
Letter to the editor: Pet overpopulation puts strain on many citizens
August 6, 2008
Across the United States, animal shelters are filled with millions of cats, dogs, kittens and puppies in need of permanent homes.
Military News
August 6, 2008
Army Reserve Spec. John E. Powers has participated in an annual training exercise termed Diamond Saber at Fort McCoy, Sparta, Wis.
Springdale News
August 6, 2008 in print edition on A7
David Robinson, superintendent of Friends Yearly Meeting, was visiting at Springdale Friends church on a recent Sunday.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 6, 2008 in print edition on B2
I hardly know where to start - or if I even should - but after the column on our youth I guess I just have to.
Letter to the editor: Boyda’s column misdirected
August 6, 2008
First, it is not “Big Oil and the White House” (as if they’re one and the same) driving higher fuel prices.
Jarbalo Jottings
August 6, 2008 in print edition on B2
David and Jane Turner attended a meeting of the Santa Fe Trail Leather Artists Guild on Saturday afternoon in Topeka.
McLouth Happenings
August 6, 2008 in print edition on B2
Community “Scrapbooking” Fellowship will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the basement of the First Baptist Church of McLouth.
Local cities seek salt solutions
August 6, 2008
De Soto officials are looking into a cooperative arrangement with area cities - including Tonganoxie and Basehor - in the hopes of shaking loose salt supplies for the winter driving season.
Letter to the editor: Time for politicians to go
August 6, 2008
Why wait for “Term Limits?”
Chaotic stability
August 6, 2008
I’m never moving again.
Youth campers look up to their prep elders
August 6, 2008 in print edition on B1
For three out of five nights at Tonganoxie High football camp last week, the Chieftains had more to worry about than executing their roles and impressing their coaches in drills.
Speed, talking rampant at camp
August 6, 2008 in print edition on B1
Coming off a 1-8 season in 2007, the Tonganoxie High football team entered its five-day camp last week with a clean slate. And the Chieftains didn’t waste any time establishing a new attitude for the 2008 campaign.
Members approve ‘09 budget
August 6, 2008
With a $974,852 valuation increase to $35,895,090, the City of Tonganoxie will be able to hold the same mill levy in 2009 as it did in 2008.
Remember When: A Community Review
August 6, 2008 in print edition on A7
10 years ago: July 22, 1998 Deaths: Mary J. Medlock, 73, Lawrence, died July 15, 1998; Hazel M. Metzger, 86, Lawrence, died July 21, 1998; Sharon L. Otto, 56, Tonganoxie, died July 19, 1998; June Black, 74, Lawrence, died July 14, 1998; Terry Joe Wyrick, 49, Leavenworth, died July 16, 1998.