Archive for Wednesday, May 14, 2008

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McLouth softball headed to state
Bulldogs defeat Wellsville, 7-1, in regional championship
May 14, 2008
The McLouth High softball team received a two seed in the Class 3A state tournament and will begin its title run on Friday at 5 p.m. in Manhattan.
THS softball loses regional championship in extras
Tonganoxie defeats Baldwin in regional softball
May 14, 2008
Just hours after going extra innings and edging Baldwin in a regional semifinal, Tonganoxie found itself in extras again during its championship showdown with Santa Fe Trail.
Springdale News
May 14, 2008
David and Jennifer Roggenkamp and Brayden of St. Marys were visiting during the May 3 weekend with her family, Johnny, Jackie and Adam Schwinn.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
May 14, 2008
Recently patching a very active young man’s jeans, I though, “I really should pitch these, but, you know, they are so very comfortable. They feel good; they fit.”
Remember when: A community review
May 14, 2008
10 years ago: April 29,1998; 25 years ago: April 27, 1983; 50 years ago: May 15, 1958; 75 years ago: April 20, 1933; 100 years ago: April 30, 1908
LCDC seeks to attract members
May 14, 2008
Leavenworth County Development Corp. wants to attract more business associates.
McLouth happenings
May 14, 2008
he Annual McLouth-area Rural School Reunion was held May 4 in the McLouth Community Center.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 14, 2008
Our sympathy goes to the family of John Dickinson, who died at Hickory Point Nursing Center in Oskaloosa, May 7.
Living Well
May 14, 2008
With these warmer days becoming more consistent, I actually have hope that spring has arrived!
Illinois company offering scam, county register of deeds warns
May 14, 2008
The Leavenworth County Register of Deeds is alerting residents of a possible scam affecting new property owners in the area.
THS softball upsets Baldwin, advances to regional finals
05:48 p.m., May 14, 2008 Updated 12:10 a.m.
THS wins 1 - 0.
McLouth police chief retires
May 14, 2008
Tom Burns officially is no longer with the McLouth Police Department.
Ding Dong! Get the door, Tonganoxie
Domino’s pizza set to open
May 14, 2008
A new pizza soon will be available for delivery to Tonganoxie homes.
Connie O’Brien to run for office
May 14, 2008
With longtime Leavenworth County state Reps. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing, and Candy Ruff, D-Leavenworth, announcing they will not seek re-election in 2008, there will undoubtedly be at least two new faces from the area serving in Topeka next year.
A Ruff departure
Leavenworth representative not seeking re-election
May 14, 2008
A 16-year veteran member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Rep. Candy Ruff, D-Leavenworth, has announced she will not file for re-election in 2008.
Tonganoxie School Board
Test scores on rise, principals tell board
May 14, 2008
Preliminary test scores for state assessments are looking favorable for Tonganoxie schools.
Weekend Warriors
Tonganoxie Middle School Warrior Guard shows off in first invetational
May 14, 2008
The Tonganoxie Middle School Warrior Guard began to march in perfect formation as Harley Riddle instructed the group to start marching at the inaugural Warrior Invitational at Tonganoxie Middle School.
Tonganoxie soccer’s season ends
May 14, 2008
The girls soccer season came to an end Tuesday for Tonganoxie High as the Chieftains fell to Mill Valley, 8-0, in the second round of the Class 5A-1A regional playoffs
Belobrajdic to play against Kansas University basketball seniors tonight
12:32 p.m., May 14, 2008 Updated 12:09 a.m.
Tonganoxie High senior Gabe Belobrajdic will be playing on a team of area high school all-stars at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday against the Kansas University basketball seniors.
Pomp up the jam: Graduation approaches
Commencement exercises planned for Tonganoxie, McLouth and Basehor-Linwood
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
Tonganoxie High School seniors will be recognized on two occasions for their academic accomplishments.
Tonganoxie vet makes trip to D.C. with state group
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
Robert McCullough’s recent trip to Washington, D.C., only lasted one day, but its memory will last for the rest of the 83-year-old World War II veteran’s life.
THS students lend hands for service day
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
Mark Mall directed his team of Tonganoxie High School students as they unloaded mulch from the stockpile just north of VFW Park to the nearby flowerbeds.
Fifth-graders get colonial for week full of learning
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A10
Pirate goodie boxes: three shillings. Fruit and marshmallow kabobs: two shillings. Experiencing capitalism and a market economy first hand: priceless.
Council holds off on CR1 pledge
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
Just as a dollar amount to help fund the improvements along Leavenworth County Road 1 was finally discussed, the Tonganoxie City Council decided to wait another week before committing to the project.
Medieval day better than a worksheet
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A10
The hallways of the Tonganoxie Middle School were filled with the lords and ladies of the sixth grade class.
Former firefighter files for commission
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A2
William (Bill) Merkel will join two other southern Leavenworth County Republican candidates - John Flower and Marvin Torneden in an Aug. 5 primary election for the 3rd District Leavenworth County Commission seat.
10 years already?
THS CLass of 1998 to reunite in June
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A3
The Tonganoxie High School Class of 1998 will celebrate its 10-year class reunion next month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21.
Shrine rodeo once again coming to the LCVO Fairgrounds
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A3
The Abdallah Shrine Rodeo soon will be back in the saddle again.
Academic feats should be lauded
Our View
May 14, 2008
Hail to the Chieftains. The Tonganoxie High School forensics squad brought home a Class 4A state title May 3 from Washburn Rural High School in Topeka.
Looking back before graduation
Senior Salute
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A4
This is my final week of high school. Amazing - I have spent roughly 2,160 days of my life completing a K-12 education, but as I come down to these last few days I find myself reminiscing. I didn’t attend kindergarten in Tonganoxie, but joined the class of 2008 in first grade.
Scientifically speaking, students excel at Olympiad
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A10
The Tonganoxie Middle School science Olympiad team went to the state competition for the fourth straight year last month and four Warriors won medals.
Williams, infatuated with geography, takes knowledge to state
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A10
Tonganoxie Middle School eighth-grader Wes Williams knows geography.
Movie could be filmed in area
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A11
Movie production crews could be coming to Tonganoxie.
We’re No. ‘I’: Band, chorus honored
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A12
One might be the loneliest number, but not for the Tonganoxie High School band and chorus members who recently came back from a Class 4A state competition in Andover.
State of the Chamber, etc., to be discussed Tuesday
May 14, 2008
The State of the Chamber, City, County and State meeting will be held at noon Tuesday at Amanna Elan in Tonganoxie.
Forensics pros: Tonganoxie students champions once again
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A12
Tonganoxie High School has another state title in 2008.