Archive for Saturday, May 24, 2008

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McLouth softball caps season with third-place finish at state
Bulldogs complete 22-1 season, defeat Riverton Rams in consolation game.
04:35 p.m., May 24, 2008 Updated 04:36 p.m.
Once again, the pitcher was the hero for McLouth High at the Class 3A state softball tournament in Manhattan.
Scouts flood national cemetery with stars and stripes
Memorial Day 2008
May 24, 2008
For more than 200 area Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts that arrived Saturday morning at the Leavenworth National Cemetery, it took only an hour to stake approximately 30,000 miniature American flags before each headstone in the military resting place.
Saturday at Wichita: Grizzle wins state championship
Javelin gold one of 14 medals earned by Chieftains
10:32 a.m., May 24, 2008 Updated 10:15 p.m.
Senior Roxi Girzzle finished her senior year for Tonganoxie High in dominating fashion on Saturday at Cessna Stadium.
Nashville sound pairs with Tonganoxie charm
May 24, 2008
Tonganoxie isn’t quite the country music hub that Nashville claims fame to, or even Branson, Mo., but a downtown Tonganoxie music venue is a popular local spot for country music on the weekends.
High technology, history intermingle in Basehor
May 24, 2008
The growing town of Basehor offers a few amenities of suburban life mixed in with the one-of-a-kind features of a small rural community.
Historical, educational sights just down the road from area
May 24, 2008
If you want to get on the road, consider heading to places steeped in history.
Lawrence experience ‘unique’
May 24, 2008
Whether you are passing through or staying for the summer, there will be plenty of activities to keep you appreciating the community.
Livin’ on the edge good for city
Big-name artists, big-time festivals all a part of Bonner Springs experience
May 24, 2008
The continually growing community of Bonner Springs has many options for Kansas travelers “livin’ on the edge.”
Small town has big plate of entertainment offerings
May 24, 2008
There are plenty of more events and reasons to make a trip to Baldwin.
Plenty of kid-friendly attractions available in region
May 24, 2008
OK, so you’ve seen enough Dora the Explorer to turn into the Grumpy Old Troll, and - even after listening to all 27 albums/videos/DVDs of the Wiggles - the kids are still bouncing off the walls.
Area festivals roll out welcome mat for visitors
May 24, 2008
All across the region, town festivals offer food, fun and family entertainment throughout the spring, summer and fall. Here’s a look at some area festivals that are worthy of consideration for your entertainment calendar.
First tip for summer travel: Plan
Taking care of business before departing can make trip more fun, enjoyable
May 24, 2008
Consider these tips before packing up and heading out.
Potpourri of specialty shops dot De Soto
May 24, 2008
Although De Soto’s two-block core no longer serves as the town’s retail heart, it is home a growing number of specialty shops.
Shawnee museums, events welcome visitors
May 24, 2008
In Shawnee, visitors can find a lot of history and fun for the whole family.