Archive for Wednesday, September 10, 2008

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Leavenworth County Judge Frederick Stewart to retire
September 10, 2008
Leavenworth County District Court Judge Frederick N. Stewart, who faces an investigation surrounding alleged sexual misconduct against a former administrative assistant, will be retiring from the bench effective Oct. 1.
Jeannin finishes 1st in old school dual
Brock takes 2nd as Lions narrowly defeat THS
September 10, 2008
The Tonganoxie High cross country team kicked it old school on Thursday for its season-opening meet.
Chieftains come back to tie defending KVL champs
September 10, 2008
It wasn’t completely ideal, but coach Ken Lott liked what he saw from his team in its home opener on Thursday evening.
Bulldogs bowl over Immaculata in season opener, 34-6
September 10, 2008
It didn’t take long for the McLouth Bulldogs to spit the taste of last year’s 1-8 season out of their mouths.
District scores well with state tests
September 10, 2008
Students in the Tonganoxie School District are passing state assessment standards with flying colors, according to recent statistics.
Gen. Casey visits area for signing
September 10, 2008
The success of a modern United States soldier does not only come from his high level of training and sophisticated equipment, but the support that he receives from his family and his community.
Know your neighbor: A globetrotting Tonganoxian
September 10, 2008
Pam Slawson hasn’t called Tonganoxie her home since 1977.
Authorities seek information on bank robbery
September 10, 2008
Two armed robbers held up US Bank, 10959 Parallel Parkway, on Monday afternoon.
Basehor teen’s mother: Accident rumors false
September 10, 2008
As a Basehor teen continues to be in critical condition at Children’s Mercy Hospital, her mother spoke last week about rumors circulating about her daughter.
November Patriots: Disconnect exists between populace, officials
September 10, 2008
A grassroots effort to get voters involved in the election process and more informed is growing from the seed of one issue: immigration reform.
Runners get crash course in cross country
September 10, 2008
Fielding just six runners at a 14-team meet with more than 170 athletes, the McLouth High cross country team, featuring four first-year runners, got its first taste of competition on Thursday at the Shawnee North Community Center in Topeka.
Bulldogs improve record to 5-2, take 3rd at Jeff West
September 10, 2008
Opening its season on the road for a triangular at Leavenworth with Immaculata and Wathena, the McLouth High volleyball team escaped unscathed this past Tuesday.
Kansas line crews helping hurricane relief efforts
September 10, 2008
More than 60 volunteer linemen and dozens of trucks from 13 Kansas electric cooperatives including four Leavenworth-Jefferson Electric Cooperative employees and three trucks headed for Louisiana Sept. 5 to assist in recovery efforts from Hurricane Gustav.
Bikers coming through Sunday
March of Dimes rally route starts nearby at Kansas Speedway
12:00 a.m., September 10, 2008 Updated 03:48 p.m.
As the largest charity motorcycle ride in the Midwest, this year’s March of Dimes Bikers for Babies is sure to impress as an expected 8,000 riders traverse their way through the northeast Kansas area.
Chieftains knock Buffalos in jaw
Carlisle’s 75-yard TD to open second half leads THS to homecoming ‘W’
September 10, 2008
All it took was one hit. At halftime of an exceptionally rare season-opener that doubled as homecoming, Tonganoxie High football coach Mark Elston’s Chieftains were in the middle of a scoreless fight with visiting Prairie View.
Grapes of path: Pickers take to fields
September 10, 2008
An unusually cool September morning and a vineyard blanketed in a light fog greeted grape harvesters Sunday at Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery in Basehor.
Land acquisitions firm to negotiate for Fourth Street easements
September 10, 2008
The city is now in the process of acquiring the needed easements to finish the third phase of the Fourth Street improvements.
Air Force band set to play Saturday
September 10, 2008
For one night only, the sounds of an acclaimed United States Air Force band will be filling the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center.