Archive for Tuesday, July 5, 2011

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Summer project
Young THS players gain experience, improve at summer league
July 5, 2011
The summer basketball experience — which for the Tonganoxie boys meant two games every Tuesday in June on the campus of Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. — proved valuable to THS players.
Tidal Waves win home finale
July 5, 2011
The Tongie Tidal Waves swim team won its final home meet of the season with ease on Friday, outscoring Turner 227-165 at Tonganoxie Water Park.
American Legion Post 41 moving meetings to local restaurant
July 5, 2011
Tonganoxie American Legion Post No. 41 will move its meeting place.
Tonganoxie Library playing host to geocaching program
July 5, 2011
Tonganoxie Public Library will be host to a seminar on geocaching from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the library, Third and Bury streets.
Tonganoxie man’s pink tractor to be displayed at Ag Hall of Fame
July 5, 2011
Harold Denholm’s famous pink tractor, painted in honor of his wife and breast cancer awareness, will be a part of Tractor Daze at The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Opinion: Boot fencing
July 5, 2011
Perched atop the weathered wooden posts, the western boots stretched nearly one mile into the horizon. Brown, black, green, gray and blue were the colors. Torn and frayed was their condition. All the boot heels pointed toward the blue, spring sky. Some of the toes still held their shape — jutting out from the fence post. Others dropped toward the grass like the tongues of cutting ponies after a full morning of sorting cattle.
Sapong, Collin power Sporting KC past Portland
July 5, 2011
Sporting Kansas City’s unbeaten streak has reached eight games thanks to a 2-1 victory Saturday at Portland.
Town hall meeting Monday
July 5, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will play host to a town hall meeting from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Lansing Community Center, 800 1st Terr., Lansing.
Republican Women to have 2012 Campaign Kickoff
July 5, 2011
The Leavenworth County Republican Women will host a “2012 Campaign Kickoff” event at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, July 18 at the Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth.
Newly passed state laws became effective July 1
July 5, 2011
As of July 1, Kansas motorists will be able to drive faster on select freeways, face tougher consequences for drunk driving and can expect to pay a maximum of $10 for not wearing a seat belt.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 5, 2011
On Saturday, David and Jane Turner attended the meeting of the Santa Fe Trail Leather Artists Guild at the home of Leon Bell of rural Tonganoxie.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 5, 2011
When computers first hit the scene I said, “no, not for me — I’m not going there.” But I finally had to give in and learn enough to at least do email.
Springdale News
July 5, 2011
John and Cora Moses and grandchildren celebrated the couple’s 48th anniversary by eating out in Lawrence at Buffalo Bob’s Smokehouse on June 25.
McLouth Happenings
July 5, 2011
Visit the Jefferson County Historical Society “Christmas in July” Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at Old Town in Oskaloosa.
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
July 5, 2011
benefit dinner and auction will be held to help a McLouth man who was burned in a June 4 fire at his home. The event, scheduled for 11 to 4 p.m. July 8, will take place at the Harvest House restaurant in McLouth. George Warren, auctioneer, will auction donated items and Butch and Karen Bartlett and restaurant staff will prepare the meal. Andrew Gibson, 36, whose arms were burned in the fire, underwent skin graft surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Tonganoxie Water Park remains cool place to be
July 5, 2011
Pool has big June
Kansas was the cradle of cowboy culture
July 5, 2011
Kansas gave the Old West everything iconic that westerners hold dear.