Archive for Wednesday, October 14, 2009

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KVL football report: Week Six
October 14, 2009
Kaw Valley League football scores and standings for through six weeks of the 2009 season.
50-year-old, otherwise healthy Kansan dies from H1N1
Johnson County woman is first in state without underlying health concerns to die from virus, officials say
October 14, 2009
The seriousness of the H1N1 flu hit close to home today when state health officials announced the first death from the virus of a Kansan with no serious prior medical problems.
County to have H1N1 vaccine clinic Monday
October 14, 2009
Leavenworth County announces plans to hold its first 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus flu clinic from 4-7 p.m Monday at the Leavenworth County Health Department.
Commuter Forecast for October 14, 2009
October 14, 2009
Expect some light mist and a slight chance of rain this morning. Traveling between Lawrence and Topeka might be slow because of routine road work.
City exercising proactive approach to industrial site
October 14, 2009
The Tonganoxie City Council wants to keep moving forward with a plan to create a new industrial park in the city, but now it hopes the Leavenworth County Commissioners don’t put down any roadblocks.
State gives out grades
Tonganoxie students score well across board
October 14, 2009
The Tonganoxie School District achieved Standard of Excellence status in several categories, according to the 2009 Kansas State Report Card released Tuesday by the Kansas Department of Education.
Team Tongie inviting community to block party, 5K run/walk
October 14, 2009
Tonganoxie High School will be the place to be for food, games, music and even “Remember the Titans.”
State PE group names George administrator of year
October 14, 2009
A physical education association has named Tammie George the top administrator in the state.
Obama nominates Fort Leavenworth official to NATO mission assignment
October 14, 2009
Changes at the top are in motion at Fort Leavenworth.
Local youths win awards in Wichita
October 14, 2009
Youths from across the state, including many locally, received several awards at the 77th Kansas Junior Livestock Show, Sept. 25-28 in Wichita.
McLouth Happenings
October 14, 2009
Bob and Alfreda Ryan, Viola Edmonds, Allen and Nancy Smelser and their sons, Mark, Scott and Grant, attended the Stanwood Friends Homecoming on Oct. 4, celebrating 126 years since the church was started in 1883.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
October 14, 2009
A child’s world — full of laughter, no worries, no grudges and so very trusting. Oh, if we could all only be more like children.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 14, 2009
Jarbalo United Methodist women met Wednesday, Oct. 7. Seven members answered roll call and reported 31 care calls.
Tonganoxie residents roll windows down, sleeves up for flu shots
12:00 a.m., October 14, 2009 Updated 01:50 p.m.
With the Leavenworth County Health Department and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment urging residents to get a seasonal flu shot, Tonganoxie residents heard the call and rolled up their sleeves.
Remember When: A community review
October 14, 2009
Ashley Baggett and Brett Becker were crowned as the Tonganoxie High School homecoming queen and king Friday before the start of the football game against Lansing.
Neighbor: Tammy Miller
October 14, 2009
Occupation: Homemaker
Local resident turns basement into man cave
October 14, 2009
When Steve Jack and his wife were building a house north of Lawrence, they agreed he deserved a dedicated room of his own.
Arcade Fever
Family turns game collection into downtown business
October 14, 2009
Saturday nights in Tonganoxie might not always be the most exciting times for local youths, but Doug’z Arcade aims to change that — with a little help from Ms. Pac-Man and Donkey Kong.
City prepares for ‘spooky’ downtown event
October 14, 2009
Cheryl Hanback, executive director for the Tonganoxie Chamber of commerce, discusses this year’s Spooktacular events.
Winter reading program coming to the public library
October 14, 2009
The Tonganoxie Public Library is sponsoring the third annual Adult Winter Reading Program.
Tonganoxie woman moved to rehab a month after crash
October 14, 2009
Kansas University Hospital officials said Tuesday that Amy Harris has been moved to the rehabilitation unit of the hospital.
Scout projects help raise new flagpoles
October 14, 2009
Old Glory will be flying with vivid colors at Chieftain Park and Tonganoxie Nursing Center, thanks to the work of Boy Scouts Cody Martin and Thomas Miller and a cast of volunteers
Industrial park talks proceed
October 14, 2009
The plan for a new industrial park in Leavenworth County got one step closer to becoming more than just an idea as the initial engineering reports for proposed industrial parks were recently completed.
Springdale News
October 14, 2009
L.J. and Gertrude Chrisman and his army buddies had a reunion at Indianapolis from Sept. 24 through Sept. 27.
LCDC: County currently on ‘bottom rung’ in metro area
October 14, 2009
After being snubbed for any of the $24 million of stimulus money made available by the Mid-America Regional Council, officials of the Leavenworth County Development Corporation are making sure it won’t happen again.
School board charges families with falsified address information
October 14, 2009
The Tonganoxie School Board office has retroactively assessed transportation fees to some families for the first month of school.