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Mother of injured teen addresses ‘false’ rumors
September 3, 2008 in print edition on B10
As a Basehor teen remains in critical condition at Children’s Mercy Hospital, her mother spoke Wednesday about rumors circulating about her daughter.
Area roundup: Tuesday, Sept. 2
Chieftains soccer loses at Bonner Springs; McLouth volleyball rolls
September 3, 2008
The Tonganoxie High soccer team played its second straight road game on Tuesday night at Bonner Springs. The Chieftains fell to the Braves, 5-0.
Rain extinguishes hopes for bonfire
September 3, 2008
A bonfire that was planned for 8:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 3 as part of homecoming activities was canceled because of muddy conditions
Fast, furious backfield key to THS offense
September 3, 2008 in print edition on B1
It’s a good thing that none of the members of Tonganoxie High’s deep backfield is claustrophobic because it’s looking pretty crowded back there.
Homecoming activities under way
Bonfire set for tonight; traditional coronation, dance also on horizon
12:00 a.m., September 3, 2008 Updated 11:49 a.m.
Billy Joel proclaimed in his 1989 hit that “We Didn’t Start the Fire.”
Layoff at county puts state festival in limbo
September 3, 2008
As the dust settles after a shakeup of Leavenworth County employees, the future of the county holding the Kansas Sampler Festival remains cloudy.
County adopts budget amid controversy
September 3, 2008
After several months of budget preparations the Leavenworth County Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2009 budget amid some controversy.
The sound of freedom
U.S. Air Force quintet to play free concert at TPAC
September 3, 2008
The Winds of Freedom, a subgroup of the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, will be performing Saturday, Sept. 13 in Tonganoxie.
Port authority takes virtual tour of new building
September 3, 2008
The Leavenworth County Port Authority is continuing with its development of virtual spec buildings.
Commission to nominate judges for Oct. 1 vacancy
September 3, 2008
A nominating commission charged with naming candidates to fill a district judge vacancy in the 1st Judicial District, which includes Leavenworth and Jefferson counties, has issued a request for assistance from the public.
LCBIA tours area farms and ranches
September 3, 2008
The Leavenworth County Beef Improvement Association (LCBIA) held its third annual Farm and Ranch Tour Saturday, Aug. 23.
Students, athletes deserve parade praise
September 3, 2008
As is tradition with any homecoming week, a parade will be held Friday in downtown Tonganoxie to celebrate homecoming week, which is taking place before the first game of the season.
Let it rain: Soccer team anticipates downpour after drought
September 3, 2008 in print edition on B1
Austin Smith is no meteorologist, but if the Tonganoxie High soccer senior’s forecast for this season is correct, Chieftain fans better get their umbrellas out.
Short-term memory: MHS forgets about ‘07 struggles
September 3, 2008 in print edition on B1
They all know what you’re thinking. But don’t bring it up. The McLouth High football team doesn’t need anyone to remind it about last year when it went 1-8.
Know your neighbor: Easter dives in water and in sky
September 3, 2008
Barbara Easter doesn’t consider herself an adrenaline junkie per se, but the attendance secretary at Tonganoxie High School does like a little excitement in her life.
New library director focus of an open house Thursday
September 3, 2008
Members of the public are invited to welcome Royce Kitts, the Tonganoxie Public Library’s new director, at an open house. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided.
King Henry VIII,’ ‘Anne Boleyn’ take to event
September 3, 2008
Hail ye, hail ye, the Kansas City Renaissance Festival opened its 16th century village doors Labor Day weekend with games, crafts and activities to bring the town of Canterbury alive for all to enjoy.
Political forum to be held in Linwood this month
September 3, 2008
A candidate forum will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Linwood Community Building.
Assembly teaches students respect
September 3, 2008
Danny Hoyt has battled tragedy.
Changing Lanes: People should not be labeled
September 3, 2008
Labels are great when they’re on food cans and jars - but not when they’re slapped on people.
Commission provides non-partisan judge info
September 3, 2008
Kansas voters on Friday obtained access to detailed and relevant information about district and appellate judges and justices standing for retention on election ballots this November, the Kansas Commission on Judicial Performance said.
Tonganoxie boys soccer team loses season opener
September 3, 2008 in print edition on B3
The Tonganoxie High fall sports season officially started on Friday as the Chieftains boys soccer team opened its 2008 campaign on the road at Baldwin.