Archive for Wednesday, May 20, 2009

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Sixth-grader gets probation for explosive device
May 20, 2009
A former Tonganoxie Middle School student who in January brought an explosive device to the school will serve 12 months probation.
Commuter Forecast for May 20, 2009
May 20, 2009
Wednesday’s commute should be pleasant, but plenty of roadwork in Lawrence could slow things down a bit.
MHS softball season ends in regional final
12:48 a.m., May 20, 2009 Updated 03:14 p.m.
The McLouth High softball team lost to host Silver Lake, 8-1, in the championship game of its regional tournament on May 19.
Plenty of Pomp
Circumstance moves MHS ceremony inside, THS stays outside for commencement as grads start new chapter
May 20, 2009
Many Tonganoxie High School seniors seized one last opportunity to get their 2 cents in at Saturday’s commencement exercises.
Locals set to compete at event
May 20, 2009
Last year, Spencer Turner competed in more than 80 rodeos.
Splish Splash
Tonganoxie Water Park set to open Saturday
May 20, 2009
Darren Shupe, Tonganoxie Water Park manager, prepares for Saturday’s 1 p.m. pool opening.
Moms and Grads
McLouth teachers earn master’s degrees same time as sons graduate from MHS
May 20, 2009
Vicki Bechard and Janna Terry didn’t dine on the typical college student staple of ramen noodles when they were attending college nearly a year ago at Emporia State University.
Crazy Dress Day brings about awareness
May 20, 2009
The fashion police likely would have been handing out citations right and left Friday at McLouth Elementary School.
McLouth Happenings
May 20, 2009
Bob and Alfreda Ryan attended the graduation of their granddaughter, Megan Ryan Mance, from the University of St. Mary, Leavenworth, on May 9.
Springdale News
May 20, 2009
Sharon Lynn and Evelyn Schwinn enjoyed lunch together in Leavenworth on May 17, then enjoyed shopping.
Still part of the team
THS relay runners feel Stone’s presence
May 20, 2009
As smooth as the Tonganoxie High boys 4x400 relay team looked while cruising to a Kaw Valley League title on May 13 at Piper, bystanders couldn’t see the blows with which the runners had dealt, the potential stumbling blocks they had overcome.
Genesis Christian Academy raises $2,500 for inaugural 5K run event
May 20, 2009
A run and some grub netted Genesis Christian Academy about $2,500.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 20, 2009
Jarbalo United Methodist Women met Wednesday, May 13 at the church. President Marily Oxley opened the meeting.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 20, 2009
They are one of God’s many great gifts to us.
Neighbors: Julianne Newberry
May 20, 2009
Occupation: Children’s program coordinator at Tonganoxie Public Library.
Tonganoxie, county reach initial deal on CR1
May 20, 2009
After months of negotiation, county and city leaders have come to a consensus and are now moving ahead with developing coordinated land use and planning of County Road 1.
Remember When: A Community Review
May 20, 2009
Ivan “Ike” “Stocking Cap” Theroff has been collecting and storing stuff for more than 50 years.