Archive for Wednesday, May 28, 2008

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TES students organize drive to collect school supplies for Mexican counterparts
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A6
Students at Tonganoxie Elementary School said goodbye to the school year Friday and in the process got rid of used school supplies.
Recreation innovator relocating, will ‘be missed’
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A10
Paula Bollinger left her job for the last time Tuesday after almost four years of working as assistant director for the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission.
Our view: Local musicians: Time to join band
May 28, 2008
Seventy-six trombones probably will not be leading a big parade July 1 in Tonganoxie, but we can be sure there will be a great form of musical expression nonetheless.
McLouth residents sound off on Burns’ suspension
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A5
Mayor Mike Graveman’s lips were sealed at the March 18 McLouth City Council meeting when it came to police chief Tom Burns.
Click it” better seatbelt option
May 28, 2008
Seatbelts and me - we go way back.
The Record
May 28, 2008
Tonganoxie City Fire Department, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Quarter century career ending for Jeff. Co. sheriff
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A5
Roy Dunnaway struggles with the words when he tries to explain why he is retiring.
McLouth BBQ Blowout, Tonganoxie Days next month
May 28, 2008
Annual summer festivals in Tonganoxie and McLouth are almost here.
McLouth Elementary School students dress ‘crazy’ to show support for fellow third-grader
Crazy Dress Day raises awareness about mucopolysaccharidosis
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A6
Seth Van Nostrand wasn’t able to attend the third annual Crazy Dress Day at McLouth Elementary School on Thursday.
Tennessee student drowns during Sunday camping trip in Easton
May 28, 2008
A 911 call for a water rescue of a possible drowning turned into a recovery of the body of a 20-year-old Memphis, Tenn,. man.
Library Corner
May 28, 2008
Everything flows, nothing stands still.”
Deaths of police officers grip department
Tonganoxie department reflects on careers of, relationships with Vinyard, Lambert
May 28, 2008
The mood at the Tonganoxie Police Department was somber Tuesday afternoon as friends and coworkers of Cecil Vinyard returned from the private inurnment service at the Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Farmer quits dairy, making wave with fish farming
May 28, 2008
A decade ago Jeff Meyer decided to give up his family’s century-old tradition of dairy farming.
4-H News
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A8
President Lindsey Gonser called the April meeting of the Happy Helper 4-H club to order, and roll call was answered with a response to the question: “What is your favorite flower?”
Sign, sign everybody signs: Five THS girls commit
May 28, 2008
With just a few days of school separating them from their respective futures, five seniors from Tonganoxie High’s volleyball team signed letters of intent to play collegiate athletics May 12.
Owners report fair liquor sales
May 28, 2008
Memorial Day unofficially kicked off the start of the summer season, and in Tonganoxie it also kicked off the first time local liquor retailers were able to sell alcohol on the holiday.
Hurlers prove they can hit, lead MHS to third place at state
May 28, 2008 in print edition on B1
Once again, the pitcher was the hero for McLouth High at the Class 3A state softball tournament in Manhattan.
School of hard Rox: Grizzle state champ
Senior finishes perfect season by defending javelin championship, setting new record
May 28, 2008 in print edition on B1
When Tonganoxie High senior Roxi Grizzle strolled up to the girls state javelin event on Saturday outside Cessna Stadium, she could have let the pressure of the situation get to her.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A10
I’ve just been asked, “Please put this in a column. There are several of us doing this, and who knows how many more.”
Soldiers’ sacrifices remembered
Memorial Day services held in county
May 28, 2008
More than 30 local residents were at VFW Park on a muggy Sunday to pay their respects to the many Tonganoxie residents who have lost their lives in duty to their country.
No letdown for THS track in season finale at state
May 28, 2008 in print edition on B1
Tonganoxie High’s track and field athletes finished the 2008 campaign strong with 14 medals at State.
Tonganoxie man earns prestigious aviation mechanic award at KCI
May 28, 2008
Dressed in early 20th century clothing, Larry Turpin stepped up to the front of the crowd to give a speech after being given the Charles E. Taylor Master Mechanic Award.
States of chamber, city, county and state addressed
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A8
City, county and state officials updated members of the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce on happenings in their constituencies at the “state of the chamber” meeting Tuesday, May 20.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A10
Daisy Shivers, of Leavenworth, visited Bid Sheppard on Tuesday, May 20. Virginia Murphy and Sandra Heim visited her on Thursday.
Wrestling camp supports new college program
May 28, 2008
The Team Champions Wrestling Camp will take place June 17-20 and June 24-27 at Baker University in Baldwin.
Dafer classmates to reunite this weekend
May 28, 2008
A Dafer School reunion will be held at noon Sunday at the Theno farm next to the actual location where the one-room school once stood, at 182nd Street and Metro Avenue in southern Leavenworth County
TES students awarded
May 28, 2008 in print edition on A9
Tonganoxie Elementary School students received a slew of honors and recognitions at Thursday’s school-year-ending awards assembly in the TES north gymnasium.
Shrine Rodeo lassos local crowd despite weather
May 28, 2008
There is only one way to describe this weekend’s Abdallah Shrine Rodeo: Muddy.