Archive for Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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Coaching hires could impact league
August 17, 2010
The Kaw Valley League already was going to have a new look this fall when it reduced to eight teams from 10 with the departure of Perry-Lecompton and Santa Fe Trail. Many of the returning schools will have new looks, as well — on the sidelines, that is.
New year brings new changes for KVL
Some THS teams face tougher schedules
August 17, 2010
Change has arrived in the Kaw Valley League. And it could mean trouble for some Tonganoxie High sports.
Caywood begins juco baseball experience
August 17, 2010
It didn’t take Dylan Caywood long to learn that college baseball is a step up from high school.
Back in session
THS athletes begin fall practice
August 17, 2010
Classes may not start until Friday for most Tonganoxie High students, but by then THS athletes will be on their fifth day of fall sports work.
Water levels return to normal following Thursday water main break
August 17, 2010
Repairs to a water main that broke overnight Thursday are complete, and water levels appear to be in good shape again, assistant city administrator Kathy Bard said Tuesday.
Pastor’s corner
August 17, 2010
I don’t matter all that much. Please take that statement as it is intended, not as a cry for pity or a despondent outburst. I simply have come to remember lately that my life is pretty insignificant.
McLouth Happenings
August 17, 2010
McLouth Public Library’s Book Discussion Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. For more information, please call (913) 796-2225.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 17, 2010
Now to finish those old-time homemade patterns. Looking back, they were really something else.
Will Rogers of the Plains’ to speak at historical site
August 17, 2010
Event Tuesday
TRC, Sonic to have ice cream social
August 17, 2010
Event at Chieftain Park
Family tradition
August 17, 2010
3rd generation Scout to receive Eagle Scout award with 4 fellow troop members
County sets deadline for particpation in digital radio deal
August 17, 2010
The Leavenworth County Commission is confronted with a deadline dilemma concerning its pledge to arrange financing for digital radios local fire departments need.
Basehor, Tonganoxie at odds with county’s priorities for state transportation plan
August 17, 2010
Tonganoxie looking to support 2-mile widening of US 24/40
Remember When: A community review
August 17, 2010
Buildings at the fairgrounds are nearly back up to snuff.
Commission passes 2011 budget, emergency funding for Carnegie
August 17, 2010
The Leavenworth County Commission approved the 2011 budget Monday with comment limited to commissioners’ satisfaction the county’s $45.4 million budget cut overall spending by $3 million from 2010.
Column: Ag by the numbers
August 17, 2010
Without question, producing food has been the single most important vocation in human history. Farming and ranching helped pave the way for modern civilization.
KDOT approves larger stop sign at CR1/K-32 intersection
August 17, 2010
Leavenworth County got an encouraging response from one state agency but is still waiting word from another
Tonganoxie’s overall mill levy up about 3 mills
August 17, 2010
With all taxing jurisdictions having approved their 2011 budgets, Tonganoxie property owners will see about a 3 mill increase, overall, in their total mill levies when the Leavenworth County Clerk mails tax statements in December.
Rocketeers launch 4-H fair projects skyward
August 17, 2010
With nothing on the line except pride, four local 4-H’ers gathered Friday morning at the Leavenworth County Fair to shoot a few of their fair projects into the air.
Springdale News
August 17, 2010
A group from Springdale Friends Church attended the ordination service at the College Church of the Nazarene in Olathe on Aug. 5, when their pastor Bill Gritton was ordained. A reception followed.
Ring master
August 17, 2010
15-year-old Linwood girl demonstrates showmanship mastery at Leavenworth County Fair
Pie-eating contest draws sweet-tooth contestants
August 17, 2010
Iommi Paulsen hadn’t been planning to compete Saturday at the Leavenworth County Fair
Hot temps can’t make seniors pass on day at Leavenworth County Fair
August 17, 2010
For many attending the Leavenworth County Fair Friday morning, the thought of a little discomfort wasn’t going to keep them from a shot at nostalgia.
Bidders see auction as 4-H’ers reward at Leavenworth County Fair
August 17, 2010
Shelby Odgen got confirmation Friday at the Leavenworth County Fair that she has a good eye for livestock.
Runaway tortoise doesn’t get far
August 17, 2010
It wasn’t a prison break from Alcatraz.
One Loomis out, another in
August 17, 2010
A changing of the guard for the Tonganoxie High baseball managerial position was announced at Monday’s school board meeting.
Commuter forecast for August 17, 2010
August 17, 2010
Cloudy skies and off-and-on rain should keep the day cool with temperatures not getting much above 70 degrees. The wet conditions could make for some slick roads so drive safely.