Archive for Tuesday, August 9, 2011

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THS grads Puhr, Gilbert to remain teammates at Barton CC
August 9, 2011
2011 THS graduates AJ Gilbert and Dylan Puhr will be baseball teammates at Barton Community College.
Runners work at night to beat heat
August 9, 2011
It is a sweltering August evening out in front of Tonganoxie High School as a group of students steadily grows in size minutes before the start of a cross country workout.
85 years and counting, fair set to entertain county
August 9, 2011
At 85 years, the Leavenworth County Fair is going strong. And once again, the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds will be brimming with activity with this year’s fair, which kicked off Tuesday in Tonganoxie.
Mill levy jumps on discovery of mistake for City of Tonganoxie
August 9, 2011
What was supposed to be a routine action Monday to approve publication of the 2012 Tonganoxie city budget was complicated by the revelation there were two errors in the numbers shared with the city council last month as it worked on the budget.
State chamber of commerce recognizes Rep. Connie O’Brien, R-Tonganoxie
August 9, 2011
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce has named Rep. Connie O’Brien, R-Tonganoxie, as a Pro-Jobs Legislator for the 2011 Legislative Session.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development class seeks 2011-12 students
August 9, 2011
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class is seeking students to fill its 2011-12 class.
4-H important to Davidson sisters
August 9, 2011
After 12 years in the 4-H, it will be a different kind of Leavenworth County Fair for Hannah Davidson.
Three Basehor-area 4-H sisters will stay busy at Leavenworth County Fair
August 9, 2011
It was a trip to the Leavenworth County Fair seven years ago that sparked Katie Eberth’s interest in joining 4-H.
Tonganoxie FCCLA earns national awards
August 9, 2011
Tonganoxie representatives earned numerous awards and recognitions at the recent Family, Career and Community Leaders of America 2011 National Leadership Convention.
150th parade in Wichita
August 9, 2011
The Kansas Sesquicentennial Parade is Oct. 8 in Wichita and local organizers are working to have Tonganoxie represented in the event. Each town is asked to have its residents dress in a certain theme to symbolize the community in some way. For more information on how to get involved, contact Keyta Kelly at (913) 845-8780.
City to ban parking on Shawnee near TES
August 9, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council agreed to ban parking on Shawnee Street in front of the elementary school during school hours with the hopes it would improve safety during peak traffic periods as parents drop off and pick up children.
Former legislator to speak at GOP women event
August 9, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican Women’s meeting will take place at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth.
Fall practices begin Monday
August 9, 2011
The opening day of fall sports practice is Monday at Tonganoxie High and things get started early — even before the sun is up for one team.
Donors ‘Stuff the Bus’ with school supplies
August 9, 2011
As USD 464 transportation coordinator, Melissa Ostermeyer likes to see buses filled but she was particularly thrilled with the progress made Thursday toward filling one bus.
Jarbalo Jottings
August 9, 2011
Orville Oelschlaeger treated Rosie to breakfast at IHOP in Lansing on Aug. 2 in honor of their 20th wedding anniversary.
Springdale News
August 9, 2011
Justin, son of Brian and Linda Schwinn, celebrated his 18th birthday on Aug. 2.
McLouth Happenings
August 9, 2011
Jefferson County Historical Society will present “School Days” from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, in the Reynolds Store at Old Jefferson Town in Oskaloosa.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 9, 2011
All of this hot hot weather and still growing vigorously is all of that grass in the sidewalk cracks.
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
August 9, 2011
(Caption under picture) Lenny Lawson joked with two of his grandchildren as his 58th birthday party took place on the front porch of his rural Tonganoxie home in May. Lawson died on Sunday in a helicopter accident in Missouri.