Archive for Wednesday, February 25, 2009

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Polls

Was “Slumdog Millionaire” the right choice for the Oscar for best picture?

Response Percent
Yes
 
35%
No. “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” should have won.
 
14%
No. “Milk” should have gotten the nod.
 
14%
No. “The Reader” should have been the Academy’s choice
 
14%
No. “The Wrestler” was my pick
 
14%
No. “Frost/Nixon” should have won.
 
7%
Total 14
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Chieftains to open sub-state at home
February 25, 2009
Class 4A sub-state basketball brackets were released Wednesday and Tonganoxie High’s girls and boys teams will open the postseason at home next week.
Commuter forecast for Feb. 25, 2009
February 25, 2009
Despite a slight drop in temperatures, this morning’s commute looks just fine. No delays are expected and the roads are clear.
BOCC could change benefits in ’10
February 25, 2009
Employee benefits packages will remain the same for 2009, but could change in 2010.
5 Questions: Sampler’s new home
Kelly directs state festival from downtown
February 25, 2009
The Kansas Sampler Festival will be coming to Leavenworth County in 2010 and 2011. Tonganoxie’s Keyta Kelly, who does contract work for the county, also is director of the Leavenworth County festival. Kelly recently set up the festival headquarters inside the Kelly Law Office in downtown Tonganoxie.
Post office moving to 24-40
February 25, 2009
Despite a freeze on construction of new post offices, it appears the post office in Tonganoxie will be getting a new home.
Officials await word on projects
February 25, 2009
It’s been more than a week since President Barack Obama signed into law the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, from which Kansas will receive $378 million for highway and transit projects.
Remember when: A community reveiw
February 25, 2009
Caption under picture: Chamber president Pat Albert presents the award for Citizen of the Year to Janet Angell at the Installation Banquet on Monday night. Angell was praised for her service to the community. Death: Minnie M. Walker, (The Rosary Lady), 84, Kansas City, Kansas, died Jan. 25, 1999.
4-H News
February 25, 2009
The Boling 4-H Club held its regular monthly meeting Feb. 9.
Business development group in the works
February 25, 2009
One thing is for sure. If Tonganoxie is going to revitalize downtown, it’s going to take the effort from more than just elected officials.
Springdale News
February 25, 2009
Ed, Peggy and Drew Gillaspie, Greg, Marie, Amber and Reily Gillaspie and Evelyn Schwinn enjoyed lunch together on Feb. 15.
THS student set for repeat trip to state band
February 25, 2009
In just a few short days, Tonganoxie High School senior Ryan Brammer will make history once again by repeating his trip to Wichita for the all-state band.
McLouth Happenings
February 25, 2009
Spring is coming, and so is garden time. Do you love gardening, both indoor and outdoor? If so, let’s start a Garden Club.
Heritage area touts Kansas
February 25, 2009
Every state, every county and every city in this country has a story to tell that makes up a part of the history of the United States.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
February 25, 2009
I need to follow up with some instructions now on darning those socks.
Living well
February 25, 2009
I think that February might be my favorite month of the year. It’s not because of Valentine’s Day, (though I enjoy dark chocolate) or because it’s a short month, (though that’s not a bad reason either). I think I like February because it fills me with the hope that winter is coming to an end and spring is just around the corner.
THS students named to academic honor lists
February 25, 2009
Principal’s honor roll and honor roll
Jarbalo Jottings
February 25, 2009
Mark and Kati Aufdemberge, Emma and Charlie were hosts Saturday at their home for a celebration for Bid Sheppard’s 97th birthday.
Chamber luncheon focuses on leadership
February 25, 2009
“Leadership 101” was covered in about 20 minutes at Thursday’s Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce meeting, according to Terry Morrison, business and technology coordinator at Kansas City Kansas Community College.