Archive for Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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Pastors’ Corner: Shari Petree
January 7, 2009
When was the last time you stopped to count your blessings?
Bulldogs fall to 0-5
January 7, 2009
The McLouth High boys basketball team fell to 0-5 on the season with a 52-31 setback at Maranatha Academy on Tuesday night.
Longtime county clerk leaving post
12:00 a.m., January 7, 2009 Updated 01:16 p.m.
Next Monday will mark the end of Linda Scheer’s decades of work for Leavenworth County, of which the last 19 has been devoted to being the county clerk.
24-40/K-7 interchange behind schedule
January 7, 2009
Commuters waiting for the construction along U.S. Highway 24-40 and Kansas Highway 7 to finish will have to wait until the end of February before crews start removing any cones or barricades.
Council votes to help residents remodel their homes
January 7, 2009
The Tonganoxie City Council just made it a little easier for residents to make some home improvements.
Board’s final vote is Monday
January 7, 2009
An official vote on whether to offer Tonganoxie Superintendent Richard Erickson a contract extension is expected to take place at Monday’s school board meeting.
Springdale News
January 7, 2009
The Evelyn Schwinn family enjoyed Christmas Day dinner at the home of Mike and Kristie Clark and girls. There was lots of visiting and laughter and enjoying the little ones’ exchange gifts.
Eagle Day is Jan. 17 in KCK
January 7, 2009
The eighth annual Eagle Day celebration will be Jan. 17 at the Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library in Kansas City, Kan.
Food volunteer class to start February
January 7, 2009
The Extension Master Food Volunteer Program provides people with interests in food, cooking and nutrition the opportunity to take their knowledge and skills to a higher level and also help their community.
Sacred Heart Church’s annual bingo night
January 7, 2009
The Sacred Heart Catholic Church will play host to the eighth annual bingo fundraiser at 7 p.m., Saturday at the Sacred Heart Parish Center.
Chili supper and live auction to raise money for transplant
January 7, 2009
A chili supper and auction will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds’ Administration Building in Tonganoxie to benefit Jacob Ostermeyer, a Tonganoxie High School student who will undergo a kidney transplant.
Letter to the editor: Government out of control
January 7, 2009
How much can I say in 300 words?
Letter to the editor: community generous during holiday season
January 7, 2009
What a great community we live in!
In our view: Involvement key with local issues
January 7, 2009
On Monday, the Tonganoxie School Board is set to decide whether to officially deny a new contract to Superintendent Richard Erickson, who has been at the post in Tonganoxie since 1996.
Domestic violence needs addressed
January 7, 2009
I am an optimist; I think I have always been one.
Remember When: a community review
January 7, 2009
The largest manufacturer of amusement equipment in the world, C.W. Parker, is about to have a museum named after him in Leavenworth. It will be called the C.W. Parker Carousel Museum.
Jarbalo Jottings
January 7, 2009
Wanda Jeannin played host to a Christmas party for the Do Nothing Club on Saturday at her new home.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
January 7, 2009
Three of us old timers reminiscing the other day, remembering those tough times, really tough times, those depression days, comparing them to what’s happening now all around us.
Officials prepare for office
January 7, 2009
Connie O’Brien will start her new job Monday in Topeka.
Republican town hall meeting
January 7, 2009
The Leavenworth County Republican Party Central Committee will play host to a town hall meeting from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Riverfront Community Center, in Leavenworth.
Hamming it up
Wrestling senior Hamm packs on pounds, moves up in weight class
January 7, 2009
This time last year, Kevin Hamm didn’t have much beef on him.
Pastors’ Corner
January 7, 2009
When was the last time you stopped to count your blessings?