Archive for Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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Grizzle excited to throw for Benedictine College track team
May 10, 2011
Already celebrating her 18th birthday and competing at home for the final time in her high school career, the importance of April 18 unexpectedly grew for Domino Grizzle.
Chieftains’ signing day goes better than Senior Night
May 10, 2011
A day removed from a soaked Senior Night, Friday provided some redemption for three Tonganoxie High girls soccer players.
Chieftains baseball has week to prepare for postseason
Coach wants to spend practice time working with hitters
May 10, 2011
If Tonganoxie has its first-round regional playoff game on Monday, as expected, the team’s players will have gone 10 days without playing a game the next time they suit up and take the diamond.
THS soccer wraps up busy week with road ‘W’
May 10, 2011
Tonganoxie High’s girls soccer team finished a hectic stretch of the schedule and its regular season Tuesday at Basehor-Linwood with a road victory.
Kansas feted at festival’s Leavenworth swan song
May 10, 2011
Since they’ve been retired, Ruth and Charlie Kirby of Bonner Springs have loved to set out on day trips to visit destinations throughout Kansas.
Riot of color expected for couple’s Iris Festival
May 10, 2011
Meri O’Hare expected to be surrounded by color early this week but remained patient because she is where she wants to be.
Tonganoxie man scheduled for appearance in Wisconsin court in attempted murder case
May 10, 2011
A 33-year-old Tonganoxie man will have a preliminary hearing at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in Wisconsin in an attempted murder case.
Men face robbery, burglary charges
May 10, 2011
Leavenworth County man who suffered a gunshot wound last week now faces robbery and burglary charges in Wyandotte County.
Rural Tognanoxie man who accidentally shot himself in serious condition at KU
May 10, 2011
A 23-year-old rural Tonganoxie man who suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound while shooting off his handgun the night of Wednesday, May 4 in his backyard is in serious condition at an area hospital.
Letter to the editor: Remembering Rep. Fund
May 10, 2011
May 2 was Day 4 of the Legislative Wrap-Up Session.
Letter to the editor: Community Service Day lauded by residents
May 10, 2011
To the teacher, Jennifer, and the high school students that came to work mowing, cleaning up the weeds, trimming, putting up a new flagpole holder, carrying the trash bags to the curbside and doing anything we had for them to do on the community work day for the high school students and the teachers: We so greatly appreciate their work.
Opinion: Rural education
May 10, 2011
This week, I joined United States Education Secretary Arne Duncan for a summit with leaders from across the country to talk about education in rural America.
2012-2013 could be 1st year for 464 virtual school
May 10, 2011
Tonganoxie USD 464 could have a virtual high school beginning with the 2012-13 school year.
Consideration of new fire/police station tabled
May 10, 2011
Tonganoxie City Council members agreed Monday that the city would get a good deal on a building in the Urban Hess Industrial Park that could be remodeled into stations for the fire and police departments but put off acting on a purchase until June.
City council approves update of animal control ordinance
May 10, 2011
With little discussion Monday, the Tonganoxie City Council unanimously approved an extensive update of the city’s animal control ordinance.
New CR1 industrial park development option pitched
May 10, 2011
Tonganoxie City Councilman Chris Donnelly on Monday pitched a different approach to develop the city’s 237-acre industrial park south of the city.
No shoes, new shirts, community service
May 10, 2011
The sound of shoes squeaking and pattering through Tonganoxie High School hallways didn’t have quite the volume Friday as it would on a normal school day when students made their way from class to class.
Tonganoxie City Fire Department calls
May 10, 2011
Tonganoxie City Fire Department Activity Report
County adding pool of part-time EMS workers
May 10, 2011
Leavenworth County’s emergency medical services staff will get a break that administrators say is much needed after a county commission vote last week. The Leavenworth County Commissioners voted, 3-0, on Thursday to allow the EMS department to create a pool of eight on-call part-time employees to fill in as needed for the department’s full-time paramedics and emergency medical technicians.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 10, 2011
If you’ve ever had chicken pox, you are at risk for the blistering rash and severe pain of shingles. Until a few years ago, there was no treatment for them or way of avoiding them. As the years rolled by, your chances of getting shingles rolled upward.
Pastor’s corner: Ron Swaim
May 10, 2011
As the year progresses, the energy of a fresh start seems to fade away and the reality of routine seems to take over once again.
Mirror wins top award at KPA convention
Newspaper has 25 entries win awards, including 10 1st-place plaques at event
May 10, 2011
The Mirror was named the top newspaper in Kansas for its division at an awards ceremony recently.
National Day of Prayer observed in Tonganoxie
May 10, 2011
The National Day of Prayer luncheon Thursday at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church took place during the lunch hour, but Rev. Francis Stockton told those in attendance they were welcome all day.
Tonganoxie, McLouth high school graduation ceremonies are Saturday
May 10, 2011
The Class of 2011 soon will be making its way across the stage at Beatty Field to receive diplomas — weather permitting.
Abdallah Shrine Rodeo returning to Leavenworth County Fairgrounds
May 10, 2011
A tradition is under way in northeast Kansas.
McLouth Happenings
May 10, 2011
The McLouth Friendship Club’s Covered Dish Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 16, at the Community Center.
Springdale News
May 10, 2011
On April 28, Sharon Lynn and Evelyn Schwinn visited their brother, Harold Steed, at Golden Living in Edwardsville.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 10, 2011
lot of people attended the funeral of Bid Sheppard Saturday morning at Jarbalo United Methodist Church.
Remember When: A community review
May 10, 2011
Tonganoxie city council members, originally poised to discuss the merits of a casino Monday night, instead tabled the issue indefinitely.
Fort Leavenworth parking lot to be closed
May 10, 2011
The Kansas Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Transportation, temporarily will be closing a parking lot near the main entrance of Fort Leavenworth.
Theater camp offered
May 10, 2011
The River City Community Players will have a summer camp for children beginning June 6.
Davis among KU honors graduates
May 10, 2011
The University Honors Program at the University of Kansas will present graduation medallions this month to 175 members of the Class of 2011, some of whom are from Leavenworth County.
Genesis kindergarteners graduate May 24; GCA awards night to follow
May 10, 2011
Genesis Christian Academy will have its kindergarten graduation at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at the school. GCA Awards Night will follow at 7:30 p.m.
Genesis students win art awards
May 10, 2011
Genesis Christian Academy students in grades 5-8 traveled to Blue Springs, Mo., recently for a fine arts festival where students earned various awards.
THS forensics team finishes 2nd in state tournament
May 10, 2011
The Tonganoxie High School forensics team placed second overall as a team Saturday at the Class 4A state tournament in Topeka.
Tonganoxie police have identified suspect in Monday’s chase, plan to request arrest warrant
May 10, 2011
Tonganoxie’s police chief said Tuesday that officers have identified the suspect who ran from police Monday afternoon and plan to request warrants for the man’s arrest although he had not yet been located.
THS girls 2nd, boys 4th at Piper
May 10, 2011
Tonganoxie High was without some of its most talented track athletes but still managed to do well Friday at the Piper Invitational, where the Chieftains’ girls finished second in the team standings and the boys were fourth.
Close losses becoming ‘frustrating’ trend for Tonganoxie softball
May 10, 2011
When the Bulldogs followed a 2-1 win with a 7-6 victory over the Chieftains on Monday, Tonganoxie’s record in one-run games this season dropped to 1-5.
Chieftains look for flaws in 5-1 soccer victory
May 10, 2011
It’s easy to tell the postseason isn’t too far off when a coach starts critiquing a one-sided victory.
Kings of the course: THS golf wins KVL crown
Chieftains occupy 3 of top 4 spots on leaderboard
May 10, 2011
The Chieftains were about the only golfers enjoying themselves at Sunflower Hills Golf Course on a gusty day that sent many shots and most scores soaring out of control.