Archive for Wednesday, August 13, 2008

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Grocery store continues access fight
August 13, 2008
Access is the reason construction on Wolf Creek Marketplace, a more than 40,000-square-foot grocery store planned for the Wolf Creek Junction development on the northeast corner of 155th Street and U.S. Highway 24-40, has yet to begin.
McLouth happenings
August 13, 2008
John and Zelma Sanders thank their family for playing host to their 60th anniversary celebration, and all their friends who attended and sent cards for making it such a memorable event.
Numbers up at elementary school
August 13, 2008
Enrollment is increasing at Tonganoxie Elementary School.
Teacher shortage an issue in state
August 13, 2008
As the new school year approaches, many school districts across Kansas are struggling to fill all of the teaching vacancies they currently have.
More voters should be heading to polls
August 13, 2008
Voter turnout in Leavenworth County was a lowly 18.53 percent for the Aug. 5 primary election, according to the county clerk’s office.
TMS kicks off first 5K run fundraiser
August 13, 2008
Runners and walkers can stretch their legs Saturday near Tonganoxie Middle School
District improves AYP mark
August 13, 2008
The Tonganoxie School District remains on the Kansas State Department of Education’s list of schools and districts identified for improvement for 2008-09.
Ceremony kicks off another fair year
August 13, 2008
With the raising of the American flag by the Tonganoxie VFW post 9271 and the playing of the national anthem by members of the Tonganoxie High School band, the opening ceremonies Tuesday afternoon officially started the Leavenworth County Fair.
Assistant starts work with TRC
August 13, 2008
Tonganoxie just increased its population by three new residents.
Smith: Frenzy over Favre situation could get even worse
August 13, 2008 in print edition on B1
Favre watch!” OK. None of ESPN’s never-ending conveyer belt of reporters covering the recent “Will He Stay or Will He Go?” saga between near-mythical NFL quarterback Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers actually spun around to the camera and barked that phrase - a la character Brian Fantana’s “Panda watch!” line in the 2004 comedy classic “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.”
Retired teachers try to fill void of classroom
August 13, 2008
There are always two things you can be assured of in August: Hot weather and the beginning of the school year.
In the summertime, Chieftains rise and shine
August 13, 2008 in print edition on B1
They didn’t have to do it. Not one Tonganoxie High athlete had to get up extra early and attend voluntary summer strength and conditioning workouts.
THS football rolling with the new
August 13, 2008 in print edition on B1
With each new football season comes new expectations, new players and, inevitably, new schemes and plays to master.