Archive for Wednesday, August 5, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for August 5, 2009
August 5, 2009
We will be looking at dry roads for the morning commute but expect delays along Highway 24.
Mowing jobs cut into city works department schedule
August 5, 2009
Tonganoxie has a growth problem, but it’s not the kind the city wants.
Cornerstone church to have ‘Back 2 school Bash’ Saturday
August 5, 2009
Cornerstone Family Worship will be playing host to a “Back 2 School Bash” from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 8 at Chieftain Park.
Sen. Roberts still opposed to Gitmo relocation
August 5, 2009
On Monday, Sen. Pat Roberts condemned the notion of moving the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Ft. Leavenworth.
Green-thumbed couple cultivating memorial garden
August 5, 2009
Connie Anderson lost three loved ones within a short span of time.
School days back again
District prepares for new enrollment system
August 5, 2009
Kyle Hayden, Tonganoxie Schools superintendent, discusses enrollment for the 2009-10 school year.
Remember when: A community review
August 5, 2009
Army Pvt. Russell G. Leydens has arrived at Fort Knox, Ky., to complete basic combat training.
Wanted: Fair bloggers, photos
August 5, 2009
Are you ready to view all the exhibits at the Leavenworth County Fair? Is your mouth watering just thinking about biting into a funnel cake or corn dog?
Fair board president eyes repeat visitors
August 5, 2009
Leavenworth County Fair organizers hope to have a little help from their Wyandotte County friends after renting out their fairgrounds to the neighboring county.
Leavenworth brothers continuing tradition
August 5, 2009
For the Phillips family in Leavenworth, being involved with 4-H is just part of the daily routine.
Youth with American Royal, 4-H experience set for fair
August 5, 2009
Each year, the Leavenworth County Fair presents participants with the opportunity to show their skills.
Klamm siblings exploring wide range of 4-H events this summer
August 5, 2009
When watching DJ Klamm work with his 4-H show cows, it’s easy to pick up on his comfort level with the animal.
Pray family streamlining this year’s county fair activities
August 5, 2009
In the past the Pray family children of Tonganoxie have dabbled in just about every category 4-H has to offer.
The best entry for McLouth family at the fair? A horse, of course
August 5, 2009
Horses will be the main name of the game for two rural McLouth kids at this year’s Leavenworth County Fair.
McLouth Happenings
August 5, 2009
Bob and Alfreda Ryan and Viola Edmonds, of McLouth, attended a birthday celebration for sisters Megan and Sarajo Mance on July 27 at Megan’s new home in Salt Creek Valley, near Leavenworth. Megan’s 22nd birthday was July 27; and Sarajo’s 12th birthday was July 28.
Threshing bee president prepares for annual event
August 5, 2009
It’s not a stretch to say Gary Royer has been involved in the McLouth Threshing Bee pretty much all of his life.
TMS students view history up close
August 5, 2009
History students at Tonganoxie Middle School have really been going places the last few years.
Springdale News
August 5, 2009
Amy Jo Schwinn enjoyed her 23rd birthday July 29, and has begun her teaching position at Fort Leavenworth.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
August 5, 2009
Maybe it’s called making conversation, but when someone in a group, of us “old timers” says, “Remember when …” I can almost explode, so to speak. There were no Band-Aids, no plastics or paper towels, no paper sacks when shopping.
Neighbors: Lindsey Graf
August 5, 2009
Tonganoxie High School special education teacher and assistant volleyball and basketball coach at THS.
Jarbalo Jottings
August 5, 2009
Jim and Jean Murry of Leavenworth, as well as Pat and Jeannie Murry of Gardner, visited Jean Murry of Leavenworth. After going to Granite City at The Legends, the Murrys enjoyed visiting at Jean’s home.
County slashes budget, proposes tax hike
August 5, 2009
Facing a massive $3.5 million shortfall in revenue, the Leavenworth County Commissioners have made drastic cuts in the 2010 budget and are still looking at raising taxes this year.
Area cancer support group to meet on Aug. 13
August 5, 2009
Frieda’s Friends, a Leavenworth area cancer support group, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 at the Father Bourke Room in St. John Hospital.
CR1 progressing faster than anticipated
Road to open in September, turnpike exit still scheduled for November
August 5, 2009
Drivers from Tonganoxie to Eudora soon will have reason to be thankful: A rebuilt Leavenworth County Road 1 is scheduled to be carrying traffic early next month.