Archive for Wednesday, June 11, 2008

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BLHS is just dandy for dairy days
June 11, 2008 in print edition on A10
Some say the third time’s a charm, and with the 2008 Basehor Dairy Days, held Saturday on the grounds of Basehor-Linwood High School, each year seems to get bigger and better.
Breezy BBQ blowout brings area smokers
12:02 a.m., June 11, 2008 Updated 12:40 p.m. in print edition on A12
Saturday was the 17th annual McLouth BBQ Blowout, but with wind gusts reaching higher than 35 miles per hour, this year’s barbecue competition almost blew away.
County attorney Frank Kohl files for re-election
June 11, 2008
Frank Kohl, the lead prosecutor in Leavenworth County for the past 24 years, officially submitted his bid for re-election, filing for office Monday at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
Chieftain pride’ camp’s rally cry
New coach, a THS grad, wants players taking personal stock in program
June 11, 2008 in print edition on B1
Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors learned about a lot of things from first-year coach Shawn Phillips last week at Tonganoxie High basketball camp.
Commissioners nix bridge plans’ redesign
June 11, 2008 in print edition on B6
Despite landowners’ protests, Leavenworth County Commissioners will not pay to redesign plans for the replacement of County Bridge E-45, which connects County Road 13 in northwest Leavenworth County and is the primary route in and out of Easton when Kansas Highway 192 floods.
Officer takes action while off duty
Welsh receives award for actions taken while driving on U.S. 24-40
June 11, 2008
Police officers often are called on to save lives in the line of duty, but it was a Lawrence officer’s off-duty actions that earned him a statewide honor.
Tonganoxie Days rolls into town for another June appearance
June 11, 2008
Tonganoxie residents need to get ready because Tonganoxie Days is just around the corner.
Slew of robberies reported in county
June 11, 2008
The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office and surrounding law enforcement agencies are still on the hunt for the person or persons responsible for a string of burglaries in the area.
Water park nears completion
Although not ready for swimmers, pool to have Saturday open house
June 11, 2008
Ever since the two most visible features of the new Tonganoxie Water Park were erected this winter, Tonganoxie residents have constantly been approaching Yanez with, “First, ‘it looks great,’ and, second, ‘When does it open?’”
McLouth, Tonganoxie schools release honor rolls
June 11, 2008 in print edition on A2
Tonganoxie Middle School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll
Board discusses having THS students tested for drugs
June 11, 2008 in print edition on A6
Random drug testing could be coming to Tonganoxie High School.
THS Class of 2008 scholarship recipients
June 11, 2008 in print edition on A9
THS scholarship recipient
Chieftains don’t score in home opener
June 11, 2008
The Tonganoxie Chieftains suffered their largest setback of the summer season Thursday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds, falling to Piper, 8-0.
Kolman, Owsley to continue soccer careers
June 11, 2008
The girls soccer program at Tonganoxie High is in its infancy, but that hasn’t stopped it from landing its players in the collegiate ranks.
McLouth teen killed in double shooting
Incident occurred during robbery, authorities say
June 11, 2008
Tonganoxie library closes book on Moreland’s stay with celebration
Outgoing librarian lauded for proactive approach during tenure with Tonganoxie
June 11, 2008 in print edition on B5
Sharon Moreland’s chapter in the story of the Tonganoxie Public Library ended Friday after four-and-a-half years as city librarian.
Softball or soccer? Flaherty says: How about both?
June 11, 2008 in print edition on B1
First Sarah Flaherty fell in love with soccer. Then she was equally charmed by softball. Now the love triangle will continue as she moves on to Butler Community College.