Archive for Tuesday, August 10, 2010

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Jacobs, Pennington will remain teammates at KCKCC
August 10, 2010
When Angela Jacobs decided during her senior year at Tonganoxie High she would join the softball program at Kansas City Kansas Community College, she did so with a smidge of trepidation.
Wilson reaches his goal of throwing at college level
August 10, 2010
Whether it was genetics or just admiration for a sibling, it seems Stephen Wilson was bound to be a thrower.
Having a blast
TRC’s new blastball league a big hit with youths
August 10, 2010
A new brand of baseball was played this summer at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. And the trailblazers on the diamond weren’t even old enough to enroll in kindergarten.
Chieftains’ summer work rewarded
11:59 p.m., August 10, 2010 Updated 12:19 p.m.
This past week, more than 100 Tonganoxie student-athletes were rewarded for attending at least 80 percent of the school’s summer strength and conditioning workouts by receiving invites to Chieftain Power Awards Night.
Leavenworth County Fair 2010: Fair entries run gamut for Hoge sisters of Reno Bobwhites
August 10, 2010
A member of the Hoge family is a fashion designer.
Linwood to receive CDBG grant money
August 10, 2010
The city of Linwood was one of 29 Kansas communities to share in $9.2 million in Community Development Block Grant funds the Kansas Department of Commerce awarded July 30.
Leavenworth County Fair bloggers wanted
August 10, 2010
The Leavenworth County Fair is in full swing and The Mirror will be there to cover various events — but Mirror staffers are asking for some assistance.
County fair has seen plenty of changes through years
August 10, 2010
In more than 80 years of existence, the Leavenworth County Fair has seen a lot of changes.
Pastor’s Corner: Ryan Keltner
August 10, 2010
I was reading a story about a 9-year-old boy who lived in a poor rural town in Tennessee.
4-H Falks prepared for county fair
August 10, 2010
The kitchen of the Falk family is filled with the smell of baked treats.
Downtown Tonganoxie has Thursday night flare
August 10, 2010
There was a block party of sorts Thursday night in the 600 block of Fourth Street. Businesses H. Ave., The Coffee Depot and Vintage Soap and Bath spearheaded the event,
Leavenworth County Commission goes ahead with K-7 study
August 10, 2010
Outflanked and outvoted, Leavenworth County Commissioner J.C. Tellefson has given up on his push to advance an enhanced Kansas Highway 5 plan as the county’s sole project for the 10-year, $8.2 billion Kansas transportation plan.
Tonganoxie USD 464 budget hearing
August 10, 2010
Meeting is Monday
Tonganoxie business served warrant on back taxes
August 10, 2010
The Kansas Department of Revenue served a tax warrant Tuesday on a Tonganoxie business that owes roughly $132,000 in delinquent sales taxes.
Applications sought for Stranger Township trustee
August 10, 2010
The Leavenworth County Commission will be considering applications to fill the vacancy of the unexpired term of Stranger Township Board trustee.
Summer hours to end for Tonganoxie Water Park
August 10, 2010
Pool will no longer be open weekdays starting Monday
U.S. 24/40 paving project to close lane
August 10, 2010
A pavement repair project started Monday on U.S. Highway 24-40 from the Kansas Highway 16/U.S. 24-40 junction in Tonganoxie east to the Leavenworth/Wyandotte County line.
Tonganoxie High School officials warn of bogus fundraisers
August 10, 2010
Tonganoxie High School athletics director Brandon Parker asks that anyone receiving calls requesting sponsorship for products benefiting the high school hold off on any transactions.
Springdale news
August 10, 2010
Terri Parker was honored with a baby shower at Springdale Friends Church on July 31
Pastor’s corner
August 10, 2010
I was reading a story about a 9-year-old boy who lived in a poor rural town in Tennessee
Council vows to build reserve after approving 2011 budget
August 10, 2010
Budget passes with Crook voting no
Tonganoxie City Council wants Internet use audit
August 10, 2010
The Tonganoxie City Council has instructed City Administrator Mike Yanez to develop a process to audit city computers to ensure they were not being used inappropriately.
Monday 1st day for THS fall sports practices
August 10, 2010
Monday will mark the beginning of the 2010 fall sports season at Tonganoxie High with the first day of practices.
Kansas Speedway lands 2nd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend
August 10, 2010
As anticipated, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will make two weekend stops at the Kansas Speedway beginning in 2011.
Bloggers and photographers wanted for Leavenworth County Fair
August 10, 2010
The Leavenworth County Fair is in full swing and The Mirror will be there to cover various events — but Mirror staffers are asking for some assistance.
Excessive heat warning extended to Thursday
August 10, 2010
An excessive heat warning is issued when there is a heat index of at least 105 degrees for more than three hours per day for two consecutive days, or a heat index of more than 115 degrees for any period of time.