Archive for Wednesday, May 7, 2008

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Haberlein guilty on all charges
May 7, 2008
Robert Haberlein was found guilty Tuesday of the November 2005 murder of Robin Bell.
THS girls soccer falls on Senior Night
May 7, 2008
The one senior coach Ken Lott may have needed most was standing beside him on the sideline supported by crutches.
Grants to fund historical centers
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A2
Leavenworth County commissioners indicate they will continue to help fund area historical centers using competitive cultural grants.
TMS celebrates test scores with a day full of fun for both students and staff
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A7
Stepping up to the line, sixth-grader Brett Bolon prepared himself to be the first one to dunk Tonganoxie Middle School Principal Jill Dickerson in the tank. Not only would he earn the bragging rights, but sixth grade teacher Janet Burnett also promised $5 to the first student to do so.
Boyda visits in Tonganoxie
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A5
As part of the Congress on Your Corner program, Congresswoman Nancy Boyda paid a visit to Leavenworth County on Saturday and stopped by Bichelmeyer’s Steakhouse to have a community chat.
Rec Commission kicks off summer at Chieftain Park
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A3
The weather has gotten warmer, and the school year is near its end, so it was once again time for the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission to prepare for the summer with its annual kick-off party at Chieftain Park.
Few file protest forms regarding school tax error
May 7, 2008
Few residents have filed in protest on their property taxes regarding the Tonganoxie School District’s mill levy error that was made last year, according to Leavenworth County Treasurer Janice Young.
THS students damage school during prank
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A3
Late last week Tonganoxie High School Students gained access to the school and caused $500 to $1000 worth of damage, said THS principal Jamie Carlisle.
The many jobs of being a mother
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A4
We all know that moms wear many hats. They wear the hats of the nurse, chef, maid, taxi cab driver, referee, guidance counselor and friend, to name just a few.
Pastor’s Corner
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A2
Ah, the beauty of spring - it is spring isn’t it? I love this time of year as the flowers begin to come alive and people start to wander out of their seclusions.
Ryun tour makes local stops
May 7, 2008
Jim Ryun, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from the state’s 2nd Congressional District, is moving right along with his Kansas Values Tour through 26 counties and 36 cities.
McLouth happenings
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A10
Mark Smelser will compete in the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships again this year.
It’s time to think spring, think safety
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A4
Finally, spring has sprung. We had to weather a pretty bad storm Thursday night and into Friday morning, but it appears as though the more favorable temperatures are becoming more of a mainstay.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A10
As I step ‘way out’ of the sewing room today, I’m also uttering a little prayer: “This one’s for you, dad.”
Jarbalo Jottings
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A10
The Jaunty Jarbalonians chapter of the Red Hat Society met April 26 at the Santa Fe Depot Diner in Leavenworth. Those attending were Jane Turner, Betty Clark, Linda Berry, Bonny Barnett, Lynn Paul and Thamar Barnett.
Eighth grade boys capture league title for TMS
May 7, 2008 in print edition on B3
The Tonganoxie Middle School track team competed in the league meet at Monticello Trails Middle School on Wednesday, April 30.
Chieftains track finishes regular season
May 7, 2008 in print edition on B3
The Tonganoxie High track team had its final regular-season meet Friday at Shawnee Mission North.
Track girl’ Weller running toward future at ESU
May 7, 2008 in print edition on B1
When her senior year at Tonganoxie High began, Christy Weller was a little stressed about her future.
Chieftain golfers fire record low
May 7, 2008 in print edition on B1
It took a season’s worth of diligent work, but the Tonganoxie High golf team finally saw the fruits of its endeavors on Monday.
Board OKs new position
May 7, 2008
The Tonganoxie School District is looking to increase its central office staff.
Liquor sales for specific holidays approved
May 7, 2008
Another battle over retail liquor sales in Tonganoxie was fought at Monday night’s city council meeting. The main event was once again retail liquor sales.
Open Mike
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A2
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the time for bagworms to emerge and start feeding is almost upon us.
Senior Night sneaks up on Tonganoxie softball
May 7, 2008 in print edition on B1
It has been a strange season for the Tonganoxie High softball team, and last week served as a prime example.
Hey, Bulldogs! McLouth unblemished
MHS 17-0 entering postseason
May 7, 2008
Forgive the McLouth High Bulldogs if revenge was on their minds when they took the field on Thursday.
Crystal delicious: Teacher awarded by local station
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A8
Keeping Tonganoxie Elementary School teacher Karen Stockman out of the loop on a major surprise turned out to be a major task.
Family eyes cure for 2-year-old’s brain tumor
May 7, 2008
Shannon and Denise McCullough realized something was wrong when their son Kurtis didn’t begin speaking as early as other children his age normally do.