Archive for Tuesday, October 26, 2010

All stories

25-point ‘L’ eliminates THS from postseason contention
October 26, 2010
It was going to take a combination of execution and good fortune Friday night for the Tonganoxie High football team to end its six-game losing streak and knock off undefeated rival Basehor-Linwood.
Chieftains livid following sub-state volleyball loss
October 26, 2010
Saturday was not a feel-good day for the Tonganoxie High volleyball team.
Shorthanded THS girls 6th at regional
October 26, 2010
THS finished sixth at Wyandotte County Park and although none of its girls earned a trip to state, coach Phil Williams said the runners made the best of a challenging situation.
Keeps them running
Tonganoxie boys take 3rd at regional, earn trip to state
October 26, 2010
The Tonganoxie High boys cross country team made a run at redemption on Saturday and its reward was a ticket to state.
Model leaders
Drum majors set tune for THS marching band
October 26, 2010
Before school Monday with temperatures in the low 50s and grass wet with a heavy dew, the Tonganoxie High School Marching Band practiced outside for an important week, belting out music for the town’s rush-hour commuters.
Mr. Goodcents closes doors Monday, cites economy
October 26, 2010
Bo Himpel has enjoyed many meals at 1208 Front St. in Tonganoxie.
Golf tourney to aid Roberts
October 26, 2010
A golf tournament to benefit McLouth High senior Trevor Roberts, whose left leg was amputated after complications from a football injury, will take place Sunday, Nov. 7 at Cypress Ridge Golf Course in Topeka.
Brothers competing at rodeo
October 26, 2010
Two local brothers are headed to The American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo Series.
Letter: Kansas not following federal model for judicial selection
October 26, 2010
I recently received a letter asking me to oppose the election of judges. What does a mailer like this cost? Who has that kind of money and why would they want to preserve the status quo?
Comment: Haunted history
October 26, 2010
Fleeting figures slink through the darkness. Overhead, witches astride long black brooms crisscross the full, silver moon. Ghouls, goblins and fairies claw and scratch their way out of the deep, dark underworld. The air crawls with anticipation. It’s Halloween.
Chief asks city do drug risk assessment
October 26, 2010
Tonganoxie Police Chief Jeff Brandau told the city council on Monday the community could take action to reduce drug problems in the city.
Mayor seeks bi-monthly meetings with community service groups
October 26, 2010
Mayor Jason Ward proposed Monday the city council start a once every two month “Progress Tonganoxie” meeting to prevent good ideas from stalling because of lack of communication.
County voters asked to relax liquor by the drink
October 26, 2010
The liquor by the drink initiative on the Nov. 2 Leavenworth County ballot was two years in the making, long enough for circumstances to change for one of its original supporters.
School board selects architectural firm
October 26, 2010
Horst, Terrell and Karst of Overland Park will be in charge of designs for possible expansion of Tonganoxie School District facilities.
Pool thrives in hot summer
October 26, 2010
In a summer filled with days that had residents seeking a cooldown, the Tonganoxie Water Park set a record for attendance and nearly broke even for the season.
Remember When: A community review
October 26, 2010
Jimmy Walker and Becca Mills were crowned the 2000 homecoming king and queen Friday night before the start of Tonganoxie’s game against Parsons. The Chieftains won, 10-0.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 26, 2010
The Jaunty Jarbalonians red hat group ate at the new IHOP in Lansing Saturday morning.
McLouth Happenings
October 26, 2010
McLouth Church of the Nazarene invites everyone to a revival, with special speaker Rev. Dave Belzer, 7 p.m. today, Thursday and Friday. There also will be a fall festival at 3 p.m. Saturday and services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.
Upset specialists: No. 15 seed Tonganoxie does it again
Chieftains knock out No. 3 Basehor-Linwood with 2-1 road win
10:20 p.m., October 26, 2010 Updated 11:12 a.m.
The Chieftains continued their surprising playoff push Tuesday night with a 2-1 upset victory at Basehor-Linwood, giving them more wins in the past two days than they could put together in the previous two months.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
October 26, 2010
The great thing about knowing how to sew is you can tuck the sewing machine away for years.
Neighbor: Josey Eastes
October 26, 2010
This week’s neighbor is Josey Eastes, a social studies teacher at Tonganoxie Middle School.
School board selects architectural firm
October 26, 2010
Horst, Terrell and Karst of Overland Park will be in charge of designs for possible expansion of Tonganoxie School District facilities.