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Jarbalo Jottings
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A7
The Jarbalo United Methodist Women met Wednesday, June 11 at the church for their monthly meeting. President Marilyn Oxley opened the meeting with a prayer.
Emergency crews respond to house fire
June 18, 2008
Crews from five Leavenworth County township fire departments are on the scene of a house fire in southern Leavenworth County.
Final cleanup of oil spill will be completed in coming days
05:16 p.m., June 18, 2008 Updated 06:09 p.m.
Tonganoxie firefighters will be playing the waiting game in cleaning up an oil spill that occurred near Tonganoxie Creek on Wednesday.
Gatorade names Grizzle track athlete of year
10:27 a.m., June 18, 2008 Updated 09:55 a.m.
Tonganoxie’s Roxi Grizzle has been named Gatorade’s Kansas girls track and field athlete of year for the second year in a row.
Cornerstone goes hog wild with cycle Sunday geared for bikers
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A7
If you are attending church services on Sunday, more than 200 motorcycle enthusiasts may be the last thing you expect to see filling the pews.
Tonganoxie Days makes 23rd appearance
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A9
The weather during Tonganoxie Days hasn’t always been the most ideal for an outdoor festival in some years during the past.
McLouth Happenings
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A10
Descendants of George and Grace Tarr had their family reunion June 8 at the McLouth Community Center.
Splish, splash: Water park scheduled to open July 1
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A8
Swimmers, get your bathing suits ready: An official date has been set for the opening of the Tonganoxie Water Park.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A10
Mary M. said, “I got my start in sewing during those fun 4-H days as I grew up. Those were such fun projects, even though it was really hard work. But we did the work ourselves. We really earned those ribbons. I’m so glad to see such great things still happening.”
Post 41 falls in lengthy twinbill
June 18, 2008
Trailing by five runs after a half an inning in its home doubleheader opener Monday evening at Leavenworth County Fairgrounds, the Post 41 baseball team could have packed it in.
Chieftain track and field athletes named to all-area squad
June 18, 2008 in print edition on B3
Eleven Tonganoxie High track and field athletes were named to the Lawrence Journal-World’s All-Area Track and Field team.
Role playing games: Tonganoxie High girls basketball camp
June 18, 2008 in print edition on B1
As coach Randy Kraft took in his surroundings this past week at his Tonganoxie High girls basketball camp, he may have done a double take.
Himpel leads Kansas all-stars to softball victory
Tonganoxie grad goes 3-for-7 in 2-0 sweep
June 18, 2008 in print edition on B1
On a roster filled with players from Class 6A and 5A schools, Lindsey Himpel was one of just two small school representatives in the MO-KAN All-Star Softball Series.
KU couple cruises at Tonganoxie Days race
June 18, 2008 in print edition on B1
When the 240 participants of the 21st Annual Friends of the Library 10K run and 5K run/walk gathered at the starting line Saturday morning on Bury Street, little did some of them know there was a pair of ringers in their midst.
Commission race will be crowded field
June 18, 2008
Pine is a farmer from Lawrence, currently serving as vice chair of the agriculture committee and on the assessment and taxation, education and utilities committees in the Kansas Senate.
Wait a minute Mrs. Postwoman
Longtime postal worker hangs up mailbag after 30 years; reception is Saturday
June 18, 2008
A familiar face downtown will soon be leaving her station behind the counter at the post office.
Temporary permits needed for fireworks
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A3
With July 4 approaching, Leavenworth County Planning and Zoning staff is reminding area fireworks vendors they must apply for a temporary special use permit in order to operate a commercial fireworks stand in the county without facing fines or penalties from local law enforcement.
4-H tech day, food fare is Saturday
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A3
A countywide 4-H tech day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie.
Springdale News
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A10
Thelma Farris was an afternoon visitor of her sister, Anabel Knapp, on June 6 and brought her a lovely angel food cake and gift for Anabel’s birthday, which was June 5. It was a wonderful visit.
Hileman’s teamwork shines in KVA all-star match
June 18, 2008 in print edition on B2
When Tracie Hileman arrived in Topeka for the 23rd Annual Kansas Volleyball Association All-Star Match she hadn’t played competitively in quite some time.
Final candidates file for local offices
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A2
With the passing of a noon filing deadline Tuesday, June 10, a list of candidates for elected Leavenworth County officials is complete - with two new contenders for the County Commission 3rd District seat.
Living Well
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A2
I can’t think of anything that says ‘summer’ more than garden-fresh produce. I’m afraid that my own garden isn’t up to speed this year, so I’m going to have to depend a little more on my friends at our local farmers’ market.
Historic site picnic coming June 28
June 18, 2008 in print edition on A3
The annual picnic for the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, June 28. Each family should bring a dish to share with the group. Meat, drinks and service materials will be provided.