Archive for Tuesday, February 22, 2011

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Next stop: Salina
Himpel brothers to represent Chieftains at state
February 22, 2011
Though the Tonganoxie High wrestling team had a chance to send a record number of members to state, just two Chieftains advanced out of the Class 4A regional Saturday at Holton.
Different sports lead THS seniors to Oklahoma
February 22, 2011
They took far different routes to arrive at the same point, but a couple of Tonganoxie High seniors will be heading south to Oklahoma to begin their college careers.
Slow start costs THS boys at Piper
February 22, 2011
A recurring problem for the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team kept the Chieftains out of the win column once again Tuesday at Piper, in Kansas City, Kan.
Tonganoxie girls roll with 20-point 3rd quarter
February 22, 2011
After struggling throughout the first half offensively, the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team used a 20-point third quarter to take control Tuesday at Piper, in Kansas City, Kan., and pick up a 48-25 victory.
Supporters say growth necessitates bond issue
February 22, 2011
Proponents of a $26.9 million bond issue stress that an upgrade in USD 464 facilities is needed to keep up with growing enrollment.
Make strides for health
February 22, 2011
Eleanor Large doubted she would be much help when in 2003 she was recruited to be a member of the Linwood walking club.
Sen. Holland to meet with constituents Saturday
February 22, 2011
State Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, will be visiting with constituents from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Tonganoxie Public Library.
Tonganoxie man faces 8 charges of sexual abuse
February 22, 2011
Leavenworth County prosecutors have filed eight charges against a 64-year-old Tonganoxie man who is accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl during a two-year period ending earlier in February.
GCA Night of Knights is Saturday evening
February 22, 2011
Genesis Christian Academy will have its Night of Knights from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the Family Life Center at Tonganoxie Christian Church, 204 Washington St.
Tonganoxie FFA celebrating National FFA Week, to have Businessman’s Breakfast
February 22, 2011
National FFA Week kicked off Monday, and the Tonganoxie FFA is doing its part to celebrate.
Soph. competes at state piano event
February 22, 2011
A Tonganoxie High School sophomore received a “II” rating at the KSHSAA state piano festival this past weekend at Tabor College in Hillsboro.
Chieftain Singers head to the Arch for group trip
05:15 p.m., February 22, 2011 Updated 05:15 p.m.
A University of Missouri-St. Louis professor provided instruction to Tonganoxie High School vocalists earlier this month.
Relay for Life to take place at Warren MS
February 22, 2011
Leavenworth County American Cancer Society Relay For Life will be June 3 and 4, at Leavenworth’s Warren Middle School, 3501 New Lawrence Rd.
Pastor’s corner: The Power of the Sun
February 22, 2011
City, county, Kansas Department of Transportation and Kansas Turnpike Authority, they all worked as hard as they could.
McLouth teams split with Immaculata
February 22, 2011
The McLouth High boys basketball team held off Immaculata for a 62-60 home victory Friday night.
Registration forms for St. Pat’s parade available ; forms due March 7
February 22, 2011
The 23rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is next month, and people interested in participating in the parade can now register.
Tonganoxie girls optimistic about postseason chances
February 22, 2011
A losing record might not be too heavy a burden for the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team when the postseason begins next week.
Filmmaker discusses Kansas documentary
February 22, 2011
Joe Winston and Laura Cohen came to Kansas to film a documentary based on a book of political commentary. But for the movie version, the Chicago husband-and-wife filmmaking team decided to let the state speak for itself.
Tonganoxie boys searching for consistent play
February 22, 2011
If the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team wants to make any postseason noise this season, it might need to break a bad habit in a hurry.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 22, 2011
Our sympathy goes to the Cleavinger family for the death of Boots Cleavinger, who died Feb. 15. There will be a visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Jarbalo United Methodist Church and a memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Remember when: A community review
February 22, 2011
The junior varsity squad completed its season Saturday at Effingham, placing several wrestlers in the top four of its weight classes. Leading the Chieftains were Chuck Riddle, who earned a 2-1 record and second-place finish at 160 pounds and Mitch McGuinnes, who finished 1-1 and also earned second place honors. McGuinnes wrestles at 189 pounds.