Archive for Wednesday, February 27, 2008

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Investigation into girl’s shooting continues
5-year-old youth critically injured Saturday afternoon while playing outside rural Linwood residence
01:12 a.m., February 27, 2008 Updated 08:27 p.m.
A 5-year-old Linwood-area girl was receiving food through tubes Tuesday, just three days after a bullet struck her in the as she played in her backyard, according to the girl’s grandmother, Pat Cook.
Meeting schedule to change
February 27, 2008
Tonganoxie residents wanting to attend Tonganoxie City Council meetings will need to change their schedules as the council unanimously voted to change their meeting dates from the second and fourth Mondays of the month to the first and third Mondays.
Racing toward a healthy lifestyle
New TES program targets fighting obesity
February 27, 2008
Ursula Kissinger came back from the 2007 Kansas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance convention with two things: A drive to help fight childhood obesity and a box of red shoelaces.
Board approves central office audit
$3,000 inspection will evaluate clerk and secretary job descriptions
February 27, 2008
An auditor will evaluate job descriptions of staff at the Tonganoxie School District’s central office for no more than $3,000, the school board decided at a special meeting Monday at the Tonganoxie Middle School library.
Bulldog scholar bowlers 6th in state
February 27, 2008
The McLouth High School scholars’ bowl team has the distinction of being one of the top six teams in the state.
County officials present 20-year plan
County officials present 20-year plan
February 27, 2008
Several dozen government officials, business leaders and interested residents from across Leavenworth County came to the Community National Bank of Basehor Tuesday evening, Feb. 19, for an overview of the county’s impending comprehensive land use plan.
Season ends for Tonganoxie boys team
Chieftains fall at Holton, 76-58, in sub-state opener
February 27, 2008
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team jumped straight into a pressure cooker in it postseason opener at Holton on Tuesday night.
Triumphant triumvirate
Tonganoxie trio picks up multiple medals, making THS history
February 27, 2008 in print edition on B1
On Friday it looked as though the Tonganoxie High wrestling team might be history at the 4A state wrestling tournament. A day later the Chieftain wrestling team made some history.
Grizzle inks with Huskers
Chieftan will throw javelin at Nebraska
February 27, 2008
Roxi Grizzle has consumed her share of cake.
Smith: Mohawks, more wins for THS seniors
February 27, 2008
This was supposed to be my “Hello, my name is :” column - I’m Benton Smith, the new sports reporter for The Mirror, blah, blah, etc. Trust me, this would have become snooze-worthy after about two and a half paragraphs. Thankfully, something far more intriguing happened this weekend in Salina.
Business-like beatdown
February 27, 2008
First Liz Baska ducked. Then she laughed. An errant pass thrown by one of her teammates had just whizzed past her face as she made a cut.
State organizations holding youth essay contest
February 27, 2008
The Sunflower State Games and Kansas Department of Heath and Education are sponsoring an essay contest for elementary school students. The contest asks students to answer in their essays, “What is your favorite activity and how does it help you stay healthy?”
Catcher at the fry
Sacred Heart again offers annual fish feeds during Lent
February 27, 2008
For the last six years you could find Bill Hashman manning the deep fryer during the annual Knights of Columbus Fish Fry on Fridays during Lent at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
24-year-old tackles lifelong illness with determination
February 27, 2008
Donning a Green Bay Packers sweatshirt, blue sweatpants and pale pink house boots, 24-year-old Heidi Karn Barker sits in a quiet, one-bedroom apartment across from Barnes-Jewish Hospital where three weeks earlier she had a double lung transplant.
13-game win streak comes to an end
February 27, 2008 in print edition on B2
Senior Night for the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team couldn’t have started any better - the Chieftains jumped out to a seven-point advantage and appeared to be in great shape against visiting Mill Valley.