Archive for Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Also from July 19

Photos
Photo galleries
THS "Sokker Kamp"
Polls

Have you or will you take a vacation this summer?

Response Percent
I’m not taking a vacation this summer.
 
55%
I have taken a vacation this summer.
 
31%
I will be taking a vacation later this summer.
 
12%
Total 54
Videos

All stories

Killer heat at ‘Sokker Kamp’
July 19, 2011
If he were a harsher person or the heat and humidity weren’t busy making things miserable, Tonganoxie High boys soccer coach Brian Kroll would have been much tougher on the 38 girls and boys who showed up this past week for THS “Sokker Kamp.”
Post 41 sent packing by Wellsville
Tonganoxie follows perfect regular season with back-to-back playoff losses
July 19, 2011
An undefeated regular season ultimately didn’t do much good for the Post 41 baseball team’s postseason livelihood.
In the driver’s seat for safety
Reno Bobwhite 4-H’ers get timely safety advice
July 19, 2011
With temperatures soaring to near the century mark, those attending Reno Bobwhites 4-H Club’s safety day Thursday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds didn’t have to wait long to put one lesson into practice.
Correction: Kansas Country South owner
July 19, 2011
In a story in the July 13 edition of The Mirror on the opening of Kansas Country South, the owner of the store was misidentified.
USD 464 budget meeting Monday
July 19, 2011
USD 464 will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Tonganoxie High School library to discuss its upcoming budget.
Blood drive is Friday at Tonganoxie VFW Hall
July 19, 2011
A blood drive through Community Blood Center will take place from 2-7 p.m. Friday at VFW Hall, 910 E. First St. in Tonganoxie.
Run/walk is Saturday in Tonganoxie
July 19, 2011
Small Town Big Cause, a 5K run/walk benefiting the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association, will begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday.
Vandalism occurs at VFW Park
July 19, 2011
A monument honoring a fallen soldier from Tonganoxie has been vandalized.
Woman fined for littering nearly every day for 2 years in rural county resident’s yard
July 19, 2011
If Carole Green wasn’t a creature, perhaps even a slave, to habit, she may not have been fined Friday $1,000 for littering.
Tonganoxie man sentenced to 23 years for rape, indecent liberties with child
July 19, 2011
A Leavenworth County judge Friday sentenced a 37-year-old Tonganoxie man to serve 23 years in prison.
Wheat to be Tuesday’s topic at Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
July 19, 2011
Wheat has long been a major part of Kansas History.
Updates to 2011 fair catalog
July 19, 2011
The Leavenworth County Fair catalog recently was published in advance of this year’s fair, which will be Aug. 9-13 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. Here are some changes to the information printed in the catalog in the open class section. The page in which it appeared in the catalog is in parentheses. Updated demolition derby rules can be found on page 11 as well.
Tonganoxie man faces charges stemming from car chase through downtown area
July 19, 2011
A Tonganoxie man has been charged in Leavenworth County District Court following a car chase this past week through downtown Tonganoxie.
Republicans celebrate, look ahead at annual picnic
July 19, 2011
Republicans attending Saturday’s annual GOP picnic in Tonganoxie’s VFW Park celebrated the party’s 2010 success and in particular the ascendency of its conservative wing while looking forward to further gains.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 19, 2011
I heard an (over the shoulder) remark the other day: “We’ve really got to pinch pennies these days.” That simple remark took me back, in fact in two different directions.
McLouth Happenings
July 19, 2011
McLouth Public Library’s Book Discussion Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 25. For more information, call (913) 796-2225.
Springdale News
July 19, 2011
Peggy Gillaspie and Evelyn Schwinn enjoyed a day together July 7, eating at Applebee’s and going for a country drive.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 19, 2011
Jarbalo United Methodist Women met July 13 at the church. President Marilyn Oxley opened the meeting and Rev. Larry Grove gave a prayer.
Bartels receives all-state honorable mention
July 19, 2011
Tonganoxie High girls soccer goalkeeper Alex Bartels received honorable mention all-state for her play this past spring.
Youth football camp is next week at THS
July 19, 2011
Youth football camps begin next week at Tonganoxie High.
KDOT information services unavailable Wednesday, Saturday
July 19, 2011
Maintenance activities will cause interruption to the Kansas Department of Transportation’s websites and phone services Wednesday and again this weekend.
Sporting KC golf league comes to Painted Hills
July 19, 2011
Sporting Kansas City will play host to a golf league beginning Aug. 2 at Painted Hills Golf Course in Kansas City, Kan.
Besler, Bravo named to game-day roster
July 19, 2011
Sporting Kansas City’s Matt Besler and Omar Bravo have both been named to the game-day roster for the 2011 AT&T All-Star Game by Manager Hans Backe.