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Tonganoxie man could get four years for soliciting ‘teen’
March 19, 2008
A 24-year-old Tonganoxie man faces more than four years in prison for allegations that he tried to solicit sex and arrange a meeting while talking on the Internet with someone he believed to be teenager
Uncertainty surrounding department continues
McLouth police chief still suspended
March 19, 2008
The suspension of McLouth police Chief Tom Burns appears to still be in effect.
Beware of Bulldogs, ready to bite
McLouth High softball returns key hurlers, hitters from last year’s 20-1 team
March 19, 2008 in print edition on B1
Look out, Bulldogs opponents.Fueled by the disappointing fashion in which its season ended last year in the postseason, the McLouth High softball team is loaded and ready to unleash on the competition.
Ugly no longer, MHS baseball sitting pretty in ‘08
March 19, 2008 in print edition on B1
Spending the previous two seasons as the head coach after four years as an assistant, Clay Mayer has seen just about everything in the history of the young McLouth High baseball program.
Smith: Jayhawks aren’t the only threat in Midwest
March 19, 2008 in print edition on B1
Hey, you. Filling out that fresh 2008 NCAA bracket. Even if you proudly rock and chalk, don’t be so quick to go chalk in your Midwest region, which features the No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks.
Power lifter Harrison working alone
March 19, 2008 in print edition on B2
Gus Harrison, a sophomore outside linebacker at McLouth High, has found a productive way to spend his offseason.
Living Well
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A2
Tips on decorating eggs this Easter.
Open Mike
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A2
If you are like most people who garden, the “itch” has set in to be outside and start preparing for putting in this year’s plants.
The Record
March 19, 2008
Tonganoxie City Fire Department, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Board’s vote approves refinancing on bonds
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A3
Vote will reimburse taxpayers for budget error.
Hundreds of birds once again flock to local winter haven
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A1
Every year David Isabell and his wife, Patricia, receive hundreds of guests from up north during the winter and hundreds more from the south each spring near their home on Bear Lake.
Letter to the editor: Council member defended for backhoe sale inquiries
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A4
Business as usual!
Countdown to splashdown
March 19, 2008
Eager swimmers who can’t wait until the summer pool season begins will now have to wait until mid- to late-June before diving into Tonganoxie’s new aquatic park.
British army takes tactical training at Leavenworth
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A5
Thursday, March 6 may have seemed like any other day for most in Leavenworth, but for about 180 British officers, an enemy was on the loose threatening civilians.
LCDC encouraged to narrow its focus
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A1
Leavenworth County Development Corp. board members broke out of the mold and voiced their personal thoughts about the direction and effectiveness of LCDC rather than merely listening to material presented in an informational format.
Relay for Life slated for June 6 and 7 in Leavenworth
March 19, 2008
Relay For Life is the nationwide signature activity for the American Cancer Society. In May 1985, Gordon Klatt, M.D., took the first step of his 24-hour marathon around a Tacoma, Wash., track and raised $27,000 for the American Cancer Society.
McLouth department in limbo
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A1
The suspension of McLouth’s police chief appears to have been lifted.
County reviews workers’ compensation
March 19, 2008
Consultants working for the Kansas Eastern Regional Insurance Trust (KERIT) reviewed Leavenworth County’s worker’s compensation coverage with commissioners in an open session Thursday.
Pastor’s Corner
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A2
One of my high school coaches always had quirky quotes he would share with the team.
20th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade
Residents brave cold for event
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A1
St. Patrick may have driven the snakes out of Ireland, but the country’s patron saint wasn’t able to drive away the cold from Saturday’s parade in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Elementary School honor roll
March 19, 2008
Tonganoxie Elementary School has released its honor roll for the third quarter for its fourth-grade students.
Slew of events planned at University of St. Mary
March 19, 2008
Contemporary Genocide: Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, Kosovo,” is the title of a presentation by the University of St. Mary Lawrence D. Starr Global Studies Institute.
Our view: Despite weather parade still success
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A4
Mother Nature apparently wasn’t feeling the luck o’ the Irish on Saturday.
Open government should be priority
March 19, 2008 in print edition on A4
The early leaders of our country held widely divergent views on many topics, but their writings reflect a common appreciation of the importance of the right to know.
Injured cougar recovering at Operation Wildlife
March 19, 2008
It’s been exactly three months since a young bobcat was brought to Operation Wildlife in Linwood to recover from head injury after being hit by a car near Lansing and the animal sanctuary officials said its chances of survival are looking good.