Archive for Wednesday, September 24, 2008

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Kansas Volleyball Association Rankings: Week Three
September 24, 2008
The Kansas Volleyball Association has released its rankings for Week Three of the 2008 season.
Change orders concern commissioners
September 24, 2008
On Monday, Leavenworth County Commissioners took a tour of the Leavenworth County EMS station that is currently under construction to check on its progress. They didn’t like what they saw.
Eisenhower model president for U.S.
September 24, 2008
A recent Lawrence Journal-World editorial said this about President Dwight Eisenhower: Many will agree that Dwight David Eisenhower, who grew up in Abilene, rates as one of Kansas’ most distinguished sons.
McLouth Happenings
September 24, 2008
You are invited to Thimble Boutique’s open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at 18865 K-16 Highway, on the west edge of McLouth.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 24, 2008
Our sympathy goes to the family of D.J. Burns, who passed away Sept. 12. The funeral was Thursday, Sept. 18, at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church and burial was at Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
September 24, 2008
Grandma Julie makes some very special hand-made gifts for each and every new grandchild. She can’t or won’t make them until after the wee one arrives. “A baby wants something in his or her hands something to hang on to anyway,” she said.
Springdale news
September 24, 2008
John and Cora Moses attended the Hutchinson Fair the week of Sept. 10, and arrived home on Sept. 14. Esther, Nathan Gardner and children and Mary and Shawn Hesston and children also attended. They took their rabbits and did well.
Poster contest to encourage voting
September 24, 2008
First State Bank & Trust and The Mirror newspaper are asking area students to create posters that will encourage local residents to get out and vote Nov. 4.
Bike enthusiasts pass through county during seven-city tour
September 24, 2008
Cyclists will have the opportunity to explore the scenic rolling countryside of Leavenworth County this weekend through the 26th Annual Buffalo Bill Century “Tour of Seven Cities” ride.
CR1 should be ready by November
September 24, 2008
Work to build a wider, smoother, safer Leavenworth County Road 1 is still on track for a November 2009 completion, project superintendent Ryan Blosser says.
Enrollment numbers up in Tonganoxie
September 24, 2008
The final numbers are in and it looks like the Tonganoxie School District was able to add nearly 50 new faces to its enrollment numbers.
Church celebrates 140th like a family
September 24, 2008
One might consider the First Congregational Church’s 140th anniversary celebration Sunday as a big family reunion.
KID helps Kansas kids’ caretakers
September 24, 2008
Kansas grandparents raising their grandchildren and single parents raising children often have unnoticed or unidentified insurance needs. I think it’s important that the Kansas Insurance Department (KID) help provide information that reflects the varied life situations and needs for these Kansans.
Comissioners not happy with EMS station progress
September 24, 2008
On Monday, Leavenworth County Commissioners took a tour of the Leavenworth County EMS station that is currently under construction to check on its progress. They didn’t like what they saw.
City has new vision for downtown retail
September 24, 2008
Bucher Willis and Ratliff’s future vision of Tonganoxie is almost complete.
Remember when
September 24, 2008
10 years ago, Nicholas J. Bogard, son of Joseph L. and Christine Y. Bogard of Tonganoxie, recently participated in a training exercise in Singapore while on a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Pastor’s Corner
September 24, 2008
Bertha, the church gossip, and self-appointed monitor of the church’s morals, kept sticking her nose into other people’s business. Most people did not approve of her gossiping, but feared her enough to maintain their silence.