Archive for Wednesday, June 25, 2008

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Arts in Prison founder steps aside
June 25, 2008
The East Hill Singers with the Arts in Prisons program will be losing not only its founder and conductor, but also the backbone of the program.
Staters dig findings near McLouth
KSU students take to area to research archeology
June 25, 2008
Brad Logan doesn’t wear a fedora. He doesn’t wear a leather jacket or carry around a whip.
Work begins on courtyard area at THS
June 25, 2008
Work on the Chieftain Remembrance Walk is off and running.
Memories of the former pool
June 25, 2008 in print edition on A4
To the editor: After reminiscing with remembrances of the old Tongie Pool of my youth, only joy and exuberance would be the words and thoughts of the day as we gleefully looked forward with youthful anticipation to a loud splash, screaming and hollering as we made our way from the muddy, hog ponds of our farms.
Music to fill VFW Park once again
June 25, 2008
In a few days, VFW Park again will turn into an amphitheater for one night only.
Here’s to all hobbies
June 25, 2008 in print edition on A4
To the editor: I appreciate the coverage given to my political memorabilia hobby at the Tonganoxie Days Celebration but would like to acknowledge the other participants at the “Barn.”
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Show your support for local musicians
June 25, 2008 in print edition on A4
Concert time is almost here. The seventh annual Tonganoxie Community Band concert will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
McLouth Happenings
June 25, 2008
First Baptist Church of McLouth invites you to a special worship concert featuring Phil England.
Springdale News
June 25, 2008
The fathers were honored June 15 at Springdale Friends Church by the Sunday school children and they received little loaves of nut bread.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 25, 2008
Those jeans again.
Ingerson running for Wilk’s seat
June 25, 2008
Republicans in Kansas’ 42nd House of Representatives District will have more than one option in an upcoming Aug. 5 Republican primary election: rural Tonganoxie resident Connie O’Brien or Ted Ingerson, who filed June 9 for the soon-to-be-vacated seat currently held by state Rep. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing
Jarbalo Jottings
June 25, 2008
Jeff and Rachel Ryan from Park City took Phil and Betty Clark to the Kansas City Wizards soccer game June 14.
The Record
June 25, 2008
Tonganoxie City Fire Department; Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Shepard selected for honor society
June 25, 2008
Rebecca Shepard has been elected to membership in Sigma Theta Tau International as an undergraduate student through Delta Chapter at the University of Kansas School of Nursing in Kansas City, Kan.
Remember When: A Community Review
June 25, 2008
Dale Breshears and Don Waterman display a stringer full of catfish they caught at a local farm pond Sunday morning.
Bugging out: Topeka Zoo insects invade library
June 25, 2008
Carolyn Courtney wanted Tonganoxie children to catch the reading bug this summer at the Tonganoxie Public Library.
Settlers hit rural McLouth for glimpse at life in 1840s
June 25, 2008
More than 300 plainsmen, fur traders and backwoodsmen traveling from 12 different states across the Midwest peddled wares, held rifle and pistol matches, and dressed in period clothing last week in an annual pre-1840s-style encampment, held for the first time five miles northwest of McLouth.
T-Bones viable option at Legends
June 25, 2008 in print edition on A4
The original plan for the evening called for a five-person Pop-A-Shot tournament at Dave and Buster’s, with the loser being committed to a bull ride at the Saddle Ranch Chop House.
Historical Society to hold annual picnic
June 25, 2008
The annual picnic for the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, June 28.
Blame it on rain if pool isn’t open on schedule
12:00 a.m., June 25, 2008 Updated 11:51 a.m.
With the hopes of hundreds of swim-starved children on the line, and an eager public waiting to take advantage of a facility built with their tax dollars, city officials are starting to sing a new song: “Rain, rain go away, come back after the pool opens.”
None harmed in house blaze
June 25, 2008
Crews from five Leavenworth County township fire departments were on the scene of a house fire in southern Leavenworth County June 18.
Candidate Profile: Connie O’Brien
June 25, 2008
With 11 children, Connie O’Brien, one of two Republican candidates for the Kansas House of Representatives’ 42nd District, knows how tight economic times can affect Kansas’ families.
Astronaut farmers: More than agriculture at 4-H camp
June 25, 2008
Area 4-H’ers traded in their livestock for robots and tractors for rockets during this year’s technology camp.
County unveils CR1 figure
June 25, 2008
Leavenworth County commission chairman Clyde Graeber unveiled “the best figure we (the board) have at this time” in regard to the county’s official pledge of special sales tax revenue for the County Road 1 interchange project in southern Leavenworth County in a regular meeting Thursday.
Pancakes to be served Saturday at C.W. Parker Carousel Museum
June 25, 2008
Chris Cakes will be at the C.W. Parker Carousel Museum from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday serving and tossing delicious pancakes!
Victims of plane crash identified
12:00 a.m., June 25, 2008 Updated 09:04 p.m.
Federal aviation officials will work Wednesday in a southern Leavenworth County field, trying to determine the cause of a small-plane crash that killed two people Tuesday morning.
Stranger Township Volunteer Fire Department, decade old, losing chief
June 25, 2008
The Stranger Township Volunteer Fire Department has come a long way since Jan. 1, 1998, when its station at 195th Street and State Avenue officially opened with Ben Hayes as chief.