Archive for Wednesday, July 9, 2008

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Former county commissioner remembered
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A2
A former Leavenworth County commissioner, Leavenworth mayor and community activist died Sunday at age 69.
Board OKs funding for potential festival
July 9, 2008
County Commissioners took the first step among area governing bodies in signing off on a funding agreement that would be used should the Kansas Sampler Festival be brought to Leavenworth County in 2010 and 2011.
Prices taking bite out of school budgets
July 9, 2008
Gasoline and food prices are draining households of cash. Now, imagine if you had to feed and transport thousands of children each day.
Wilson-Agin to speak at society’s meeting
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A3
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will have guest speaker Elizabeth Wilson-Agin on hand July 22 at 7 p.m.
Riverfront Community Center to play host to Harvey Girls event
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A3
Spend an evening with the Harvey Girls on Saturday, July 19, at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade in Leavenworth.
Letters to the editor: Resident not feeling Smurfy about trashcans
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A4
To the editor: Yes, it’s blue Tuesday in Tonganoxie and I feel like Papa Smurf.
Guest Column: “Industry” detrimental to county
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A4
I have noticed that several of the candidates for county commissioner are again touting bringing “industry” to Leavenworth County. I believe that we need to compare the claims to reality.
Pastor’s Corner
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A5
If someone asked today “how old are you?” you would answer in terms of years. For example, I am 47 years old. We tend to number our years.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A9
Sewing with knits is very different than sewing with woven fabrics. Once you get acquainted with the actual difference, many think it is actually easier. A few simple rules can help.
Tonganoxie High volleyball camp
July 9, 2008
Volleyball camp for youths entering grades 6-12 will be held July 21-24 at Tonganoxie High School’s east gymnasium.
Water connection fee for developers will not change
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A7
At one time the City of Tonganoxie had one of the lowest water connection fees for developers compared with the fees from surrounding cities. But after Monday night’s rate increase : the same can still be said.
Smith: Fourth of July without baseball? That’s just un-American
July 9, 2008 in print edition on B1
When it comes to national holidays I’m generally a nonchalant celebrator. Sure, I’m glad we have them and I’m not against them by any means, but let’s just say you’ll neither catch me in a pseudo-Santa stocking cap on Christmas nor waving an American flag while singing Toby Keith songs on July 4.
Belobrajdic signs up for two sports at Ottawa
July 9, 2008 in print edition on B1
Gabe Belobrajdic will be playing basketball and throwing the javelin at Ottawa University.
Remember When: A Community Review
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A9
10 years ago: June 24, 1998 Library celebrates 100th year: The Library got off the ground when 15 women started a reading club in 1898.
Gunning for their future
Young Post 41 players use experience as stepping stone
July 9, 2008 in print edition on B1
What’s bad for Pat Bailey, coach of the Post 41 baseball team, is good for the future of Tonganoxie High baseball.
Letters to the editor: Official appreciative of VFW support
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A4
I would like to thank the businesses of Tonganoxie for their continued support to the VFW Tonganoxie Memorial Post 9271.
Taking work home
Vehicle usage policy varies for local school districts, cities and counties
July 9, 2008
Editor’s note: This is a group project of World Company newspapers evaluating policies and practices of local cities, counties and school districts when it comes to employees driving government vehicles to and from work.
KC Rampage starting up new softball team
July 9, 2008
There is a new fast-pitch softball team for young girls in the area.
High school football camp this weekend at Bethel College
July 9, 2008
The Kansas High School Exposure camp for football players is back for its fourth year. The camp will be held July 12-13 at Bethel College in Newton.
Debra “Deb” Snider candidate questionnaire responses
July 9, 2008
Deb Snider is running for Leavenworth County attorney
Candidate profile: John Flower
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A2
John Flower, one of seven Republican candidates for the Leavenworth County Commission’s soon-to-be-vacated 3rd District seat, said he hopes to promote “intelligent growth” in the county if elected to the position this fall.
Candidate profile: Debra “Deb” Snider
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A2
Debra “Deb” Snider, a criminal defense attorney from Lansing, says she is “the right choice” for Leavenworth County Attorney as an Aug. 5 Republican primary election for the office nears.
John Flower candidate questionnaire responses
July 9, 2008
John Flower is running for the 3rd District seat on the Leavenworth County Commission.