Archive for Thursday, December 15, 2011

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Chieftain wrestlers earn pair of wins
THS caps off senior night with shutout
10:43 p.m., December 15, 2011 Updated 10:43 p.m.
After spending the first two meets of the 2011-12 season on the road, the Tonganoxie wrestling team finally got a chance to compete in its own gym. The Chieftains played host to Santa Fe Trail and Ottawa for senior night on Thursday.
Soldier father surprises 6-year-old daughter in Basehor-Linwood kindergarten class with return
December 15, 2011
The kindergartners chattered loudly, shouting over each other to say words that start with “ch”: “Chicken!” “Chocolate!”
KHP trooper taken by air ambulance to KU hospital following U.S. 24-40 rollover accident.
12:03 p.m., December 15, 2011 Updated 12:34 p.m.
A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper was taken to an area hospital by air ambulance Thursday morning following a rollover accident between Tonganoxie and Basehor.
Residents’ concerns about new Leavenworth prison include visibility, fate of buffalo
December 15, 2011
Federal corrections officials on Wednesday presented two possible plans for a proposed new federal prison in Leavenworth, while also hearing concerns from residents about how the project might affect surrounding areas.
Logan: Timeless sports tales make great gift options
December 15, 2011
As a middle school English teacher and coach who moonlights as a sports reporter, I’ve been lucky.