Archive for Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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Adjusting on the fly
Tonganoxie football players forced to adapt during strange week of camp
June 21, 2011
In the Tonganoxie High football team’s version of a perfect world, the sun would always shine, everybody’s schedules would be compatible, no one would get sick or injured and the roster would always be filled with experienced skill players.
All-star night cut short for Wolken, Kansas team
June 21, 2011
The Mo-Kan All-Star Softball Series might have featured some of the class of 2011’s top area players, such as Tonganoxie High graduate Kaitlyn Wolken, but they couldn’t do anything about their curfew.
Williams retiring after 37 years with THS track
June 21, 2011
An era has ended in Tonganoxie. When track season begins next spring for Tonganoxie High, it will mark the first time since 1975 that Williams won’t be on the staff
THS aide Kempf giving up coaching
June 21, 2011
With the end of every school year comes the inevitable list of assistant coaches leaving one program or another. Brad Kempf is leaving Tonganoxie High, and coaching, behind.
American Legion Post planning picnic Saturday
June 21, 2011
Tonganoxie American Legion Post No. 41 will hold its annual membership picnic starting at noon Saturday at the Post Headquarters at Laming and Commerce roads in Tonganoxie in the Urban Hess Business Center.
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society picnic set for Saturday evening
June 21, 2011
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will have its annual picnic at 6 p.m. Saturday at the historic site.
THS dance team fundraiser includes movie, 5K run
June 21, 2011
An Evening with the Stars — a 5K run and movie night — will take place Friday, July 1.
Miniature horses coming to Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie
June 21, 2011
The Kansas Miniature Horse Club will have its 22nd annual Fun Show starting at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. The event will take place in the covered arena east of the administration building at the fairgrounds.
Remember when: A community review of Tonganoxie
June 21, 2011
8-year-old McLouth man and his 14-year-old son were rescued Monday afternoon from the rain-swollen waters of Stranger Creek. Jim Pennel and his son, Derrek, were canoeing in the creek near 219th Street and 4-H Road when a branch hit their canoe, capsizing it.
Letter to the editor: Need for animal control services in Leavenworth County
June 21, 2011
If you’ve ever loved or cared for a pet, or found a stray dog or cat, or had a pet illegally and cruelly abandoned on your property, now is the time to tell our Board of County Commissioners and our Sheriff’s Office that we need animal control services in Leavenworth County.
Our view: Cleaning up
June 21, 2011
Last week, the Tonganoxie City Council ordered the owners of two structures in the city to address multiple issues the city codes inspector identified within 90 days or face having the city tear down the buildings at the owners’ expense.
Springdale News
June 21, 2011
Dave and Julie Zule entertained on June 11 with a tea party for their daughter, Courtney, who just turned 8 years old on June 2. Attending were a group of relatives and friends.
Phi Beta Kappa chapter inducts new members
June 21, 2011
The Kansas University Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society has initiated 93 new members, some of whom are from the Leavenworth County area.
Phi Beta Kappa chapter inducts new members
June 21, 2011
The Kansas University Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society has initiated 93 new members, some of whom are from the Leavenworth County area.
McLouth Happenings
June 21, 2011
Alfreda Ryan received word of the death of her brother, John Jones, 88, on Saturday, June 11, 2011. Bob and Alfreda Ryan; Lloyd, Allen and Grant Smelser; and Jeannie Jantz, of McLouth; and Anah and Sarajo Mance, Leavenworth, attended his funeral Wednesday, June 15, in Wiggins, Colo.
Jarbalo Jottings
03:59 p.m., June 21, 2011 Updated 03:59 p.m.
Our sympathy goes to the Murry family for the loss of Tim Murry.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 21, 2011
To put creases in slacks legs or press that pleat in or take the creases out, white vinegar to the rescue.
Portions of KTA, other Kansas highways to have new 75 mph speed limit
June 21, 2011
Drivers traveling on rural stretches of Kansas interstate highways, as well as segments of two U.S. routes, will be able to legally push their top speed to 75 miles per hour beginning July 1.
Top endurance athlete Karnazes comes to KC
June 21, 2011
Dean Karnazes, one of the United States’ elite endurance runners and a best-selling author, will be in Kansas City, Mo., to run with local residents.
Wrestling camp at Northwest to feature college All-Americans
June 21, 2011
Local wrestlers will have an opportunity to learn from some of the best grapplers in the nation July 6-9 at the Heart of a Champion camp at Shawnee Mission Northwest.