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Youth served: Tonganoxie players get crash course in volleyball
November 4, 2008
There is no substitute for experience. Co-coaches Brandon and Tiffany Parker could describe it in detail at length, but for the most part, Tonganoxie High’s volleyball team never had experienced anything like sub-state.
Despite ‘tough’ loss, MHS volleyball successful
November 4, 2008
McLouth High volleyball coach Erika Houk wasn’t sure what hit the Bulldogs in their sub-state tournament Oct. 25 at Pleasant Ridge.
Tonganoxie’s seven seniors lead turn-around season
November 4, 2008
It wasn’t the way Senior Night was supposed to go down. A 48-12, season-ending loss at home to Bishop Ward was the last thing Tonganoxie High’s small class of football seniors wanted on Thursday night.
Chieftains stumble out of gate, lose by 36
November 4, 2008
In the days leading up to Tonganoxie High’s regular-season finale against Bishop Ward, folks who ran into Chieftains football coach Mark Elston were asking him: What are the keys to the game?
Staying true blue for 60 years
November 4, 2008
During Tuesday night’s election, you could find Jack Wolfe sitting on his recliner with his wife, Jackie, next to him as they watched for the presidential election results.
Thompson ends Kohl’s 24-year run as county attorney
November 4, 2008
Leavenworth County voters Tuesday have returned one incumbent to a top law-enforcement position, but another is out after 24 years.
Voters come out in droves for election
November 4, 2008
Mark Padfield was worried he would not be able to vote and then make it to Tonganoxie High School by the time classes start.
Remember to get out again Tuesday
November 4, 2008
We can be almost certain that voter turnout numbers will be through the roof once all the statistics are finalized and the dust settles from the historic general election.
Social Security honors veterans
November 4, 2008
At Social Security, we honor our nation’s veterans, not only on Veterans Day, but every day of the year.
Mclouth happenings
November 4, 2008
Allen Smelser, representing Stanwood Friends Church, and his friend, Adam Monaghan, participated in “Run for Missions,” a 100-mile run to raise scholarship funds for Evangelical Friends Missions, supporting college and graduate students “called” to serve on the Friends Mission Field.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
November 4, 2008
You need to sew on that button, and you quickly thread the needle and get it done, without even thinking about what you are doing.
Polls closed; counting begins
November 4, 2008
Turnout was reported heavy throughout the region, though a big turnout of advance voters helped ease lines at the polls on Election Day.
Tonganoxie Elementary School third-graders declare Obama their president
George Strait receives write-in vote; fourth-graders like McCain
November 4, 2008
It’s official: Barack Obama is the candidate of choice for third-graders at Tonganoxie Elementary School.
Basketball coaches clinic at Lansing High
November 4, 2008
Lansing High School boys basketball coach Rod Briggs will conduct a free basketball coaching clinic for youth coaches (recreation, MAYB and AAU) in the area. The clinic will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at LHS.
McCain narrowly defeats Obama in Mirror’s online poll
November 4, 2008
John McCain won the Mirror’s online poll by one vote.
Officials continue search for sexual assault suspect
11:08 a.m., November 4, 2008 Updated 05:24 p.m.
Authorities continued their search Tuesday for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old in Eudora.
Sex crime suspect evades police in Leavenworth County
November 4, 2008
A man suspected of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old family member in Eudora led four law enforcement agencies on a cross-county chase Monday evening. Darkness halted the manhunt.