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Atchison guard prevents THS upset
January 16, 2008
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team had its chances to be the Cinderella of the Tonganoxie Invitational on Tuesday night.
Leavenworth County inluded in snow advisory
January 16, 2008
The National Weather Service has issued a snow advisory for eastern Kansas, as well as western and northern Missouri.
Voters say no to council’s quorum change
Voters say no to council’s quorum change
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A1
Turnout in Tuesday’s special election was by no means a record.
Recipe for lamb lasagna keeps tradition alive
Tonganoxie employee extends streak with selection for Wal-Mart Family Cookbook
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A1
Shari Paynter went back to her roots in submitting a recipe for this year’s edition of the “Wal-Mart Family Cookbook.”
THS girls win ugly in first round
January 16, 2008
The Tonganoxie High girls’ 50-43 victory Tuesday against Rossville was a little closer than what players and coaches expected heading into the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Tonganoxie wrestlers notch historic victory
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B6
When Travis Adcox stepped on the mat in the finals of the Randy Starcher Invitational on Saturday, he wanted to start the match by noting his opponent’s tendencies.
Chieftains measure tournament success with gold medals
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B1
When teams measure success in the Tonganoxie Invitational as the THS girls do, it’s tough to be fully satisfied with anything less than a tournament victory.
Chamber honors 2 as citizens of the year
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A1
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce recognized more than one person as Citizen of the Year at Tuesday’s annual meeting.
Springdale News
January 16, 2008
Ray and Jeanette Cole, Luke and Emily entertained with supper and a New Year’s Eve evening watch party for the John Gray Family.
Jeff West girls play pressure defense
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B5
Jeff West girls basketball coach Dan Hypse is pleased with his team’s defensive effort in the 2007-2008 season.
Error dating to 2002 causes McLouth to set April elections
Mayor, entire City Council to be on ballot this year
January 16, 2008
This is no joke: McLouth plans to hold an election to determine all five council seats and the mayoral position.
Rossville coach welcomes competition in first year of tourney
January 16, 2008
Rossville High is one of two new teams in this year’s Tonganoxie Invitational. Tenth-year boys basketball coach Eric Anderson said the competition was a primary reason the Bulldogs were participating in the tournament.
Rossville going through trial and error with youth
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B5
The Rossville High girls basketball team is so young that the Bulldogs might have most of its starters from the 2007-2008 season back for two more years.
4-H Notes
January 16, 2008
The December meeting for the Happy Helpers 4-H group was started with singing from the club’s members to the occupants at the Tonganoxie Nursing Home. The meeting was officially called to order by president Lindsey Gonser. Roll call was answered with the question, “What is your favorite snow-day activity?” Twenty-one members were present.
Pastors’ Corner
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A8
One of Satan’s biggest lies to God’s people is that if you fail, then you are a failure. But the Bible is filled with examples of people whom God used in mighty ways after their failure.
Web exclusive: Atchison girls trying to deal with injuries
January 16, 2008
The Atchison High girls basketball team has caught some bad breaks this season.
Jarbalo Jottings
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A12
Kayla Oelschlaeger accompanied Alice Purvis, Jonathan and Michael and Edith Purvis to Great Lakes Naval Training Station near Chicago for the graduation of Larry Purvis. Jarbalo United Methodist Women met Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the church.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A12
Many times as I’m sewing on a curved seam, my mind goes back to when a friend and neighbor had spent hours and hours - actually days - working on this special dress. Finally in frustration, she pitched it on the back of a shelf and was ready to pitch it and the whole pattern.
Student arrested for threat on Web
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A3
Leavenworth County sheriff’s officers arrested a 15-year-old Tonganoxie High School student after he told a fellow student he was going to killer her.
District to cut future budgets to fix tax error
District to cut future budgets to fix tax error
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A1
Tonganoxie schools Superinten-dent Richard Erickson plans to scale back the district’s budget the next three years to rectify an error that cost taxpayers more than $368,000 in additional taxes.
The Record
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A3
Tonganoxie Police Department; Tonganoxie City Fire Department; Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Senior guard leading De Soto resurgence
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B6
Finding the source of the 5-5 De Soto boys basketball team’s recent turn-around wouldn’t seem hard. Andre Linzy, the Wildcats’ explosive senior guard, scored 28 points in Friday’s double-overtime win against Eudora.
De Soto tries to get back on winning track
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B5
The final buzzer in the De Soto girls’ 52-34 loss at Eudora Friday marked the fifth consecutive loss for the Wildcats. The team hasn’t won a game in nearly a month - not since a Dec. 14 victory against Atchison.
Web exclusive: Eudora sophomore guard takes lead role
January 16, 2008
Expectations weren’t high for the Eudora boys basketball team entering the season after losing its top eight scorers from a year ago.
THS looking to upset top-ranked Atchison
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B4
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team proved it can play with elite teams.
Driving fatalities dip a welcome statistic
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A4
The Lawrence Journal-World said this in an editorial Monday:
TES students experience science through Body Walk
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A5
Students at the Tonganoxie Elementary School took a trip through the human body last week.
School board briefs
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A7
Purchasing care urged; Uniform purchases raise question; Uniform purchases raise question; Members praise Rachel’s Challenge; Board applicant to be interviewed; Executive sessions on personnel; Member sits out series of votes
County commission taps Graeber as chairman
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A9
An annual review of Leavenworth County’s general structure and policies brought over a dozen department heads and employees to the commission chambers during a public meeting Monday.
Remember when: a community review
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A10
10 years ago: Dec. 17, 1997, Santa Claus was at the home of Mike and Micki Drozinski Friday night when he flew in on his jet-powered sled.
Church draws 300 for bingo night
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A11
Dedee Cook was used to helping run the annual Sacred Heart Catholic Church fundraiser.
McLouth Happenings
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A11
McLouth Friendship Club’s Covered Dish Luncheon
THS, Atchison favorites to win titles
De Soto, Rossville add depth to stacked field at 49th annual basketball tourney
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B1
Since Brandon Parker added a girls tournament to the Tonganoxie Invitational five years ago, he said it wasn’t rocket science on why the tournament has vastly improved during that span.
AHS in familiar territory as favorite at invitational
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B4
Tonganoxie has been a home away from home for the Atchison High boys basketball team.
Eudora’s only loss of year against Tonganoxie
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B3
The Eudora girls basketball team has gotten off to a fast start this year, sitting on 7-1 record and coming off a lopsided win over De Soto.
Lions improve to 7-3, set goal for invitational championship
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B3
At this time last year, the Lansing High girls basketball team limped into the Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament with a 2-6 record.
Lansing wins in first-round nail-biter
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B6
After three straight appearances in the loser’s bracket of the Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament, the Lansing High boys basketball team has its eyes on the championship this season.
Tournament success common for SLHS
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B5
The Silver Lake High girls basketball team remembers what it felt like to lose by one point at the buzzer to Eudora earlier this season.
Jeff West 6-foot-7 post man could have Division 1 potential at next level
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B6
If basketball fans wanted a glimpse at a potential Division I athlete playing in this week’s Tonganoxie Invitational, they’re in luck, thanks to Tom Shirley of Jeff West.
SLHS hopes to heat up after slow start
January 16, 2008 in print edition on B6
It seems Silver Lake coach Tim Beikman always starts the Silver Lake High boys basketball season a little slower than he’d like.
Letters to the editor: Not an inviting entrance
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A4
I’m in complete agreement with Kathryn Ruhe’s letter in the Dec. 12 Mirror!
THS students accept Rachel’s Challenge
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A5
In Rachel Scott’s diary, the former Columbine High School student from Colorado wrote this:
THS assembly recognizes students who stand out
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A6
They might not have the best grades in their class; they may not be the most gifted or best behaved.
Council dives into pool rates for 2008 Season
January 16, 2008 in print edition on A11
The new Tonganoxie municipal swimming pool is still months away from opening, but the Tonganoxie City Council has decided to set the admission rates to the pool for 2008.