Archive for Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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Weseman’s contract extended another year
December 13, 2011
Randy Weseman originally signed on to be the Tonganoxie school district’s superintendent on an interim basis for a year.
Merry Christmas to all: Tonganoxians helping those in need
Good Shepherd fills families’ Christmas gap
December 13, 2011
Local residents, through a partnership with Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and Food Bank, are doing their part to make the holiday season more jolly for about 60 local families.
Santa breakfast Saturday
December 13, 2011
Breakfast with Santa will take place 9-11 a.m. Saturday in the Tonganoxie Middle School commons area.
Local man who allegedly threatened THS principal had gun when arrested
December 13, 2011
A 51-year-old rural Tonganoxie man who allegedly threatened the Tonganoxie High School principal earlier this week at the school had a gun when he was arrested.
KU student from China killed in Leavenworth County Road 1 accident south of Tonganoxie
December 13, 2011
A 19-year-old Kansas University student from Changsha, China, died in a Leavenworth County car accident on Monday afternoon, according to a statement from the university.
City administrator search firm hired
December 13, 2011
The city can expect a good pool of candidates for its open city administrator position, the man who will lead the search told the Tonganoxie City Council.
City sewer rates hiked 5 percent
December 13, 2011
City of Tonganoxie sewer customers will see an increase in rates on their January bills, with big users seeing larger increases.
Council adds one more site for police station consideration
December 13, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council agreed Monday it would not consider more proposals for the city police department’s new home other than the six on the table before that meeting.
Opinion ‘Fat rats get cancer’
December 13, 2011
It’s holiday time and while Thanksgiving has passed, Christmas and New Year’s Day are just around the corner. That means all sorts of good-tasting food — roast turkey, bread stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, wine and pumpkin pie.
Michael Jackson tour to be ‘Thriller’ of a show
December 13, 2011
Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil, making a stop next year at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., is the culmination of a long-held dream and more than a year of hard work.
Springdale News
December 13, 2011
Pastor Rob of Springdale Friends Church had back surgery on Monday, Nov. 28. While he is recovering, Pastor G.W. Weld will be filling the pulpit.
McLouth Happenings
December 13, 2011
The McLouth Church of the Nazarene Children’s Christmas Program will be presented at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18.
Jarbalo Jottings
December 13, 2011
Jarbalo United Methodist Women had their annual Christmas dinner at noon Friday. After eating, a short meeting took place. The Rev. Larry Grove had the program and had a quiz, “Do You Want to have Fun?,” with questions about things pertaining to Christmas.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
December 13, 2011
Our sewing machines: one of the (near) central points of many households, “Couldn’t do without” — for most of us.
Remember When: A Community Review of Tonganoxie
December 13, 2011
Editorial: Tonganoxie thrift shop deserves helping hand: The call went out last week for donations of food to Tonganoxie’s Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and Food Bank. Shelves at the food pantry were nearly bare the Friday before Thanksgiving.
Seasonal travel: Be prepared for driving during winter
04:12 p.m., December 13, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Be prepared for driving during winter
THS senior to continue golf career at UMSL
09:16 a.m., December 13, 2011 Updated 09:16 a.m.
During his high school career, Tonganoxie senior Colby Yates has established himself as one of the top golfers in Chieftain history. Yates will graduate in May, but that doesn’t mean his career on the links is finished.