Archive for Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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Tonganoxie jumpers set records, win titles at KVL Meet
May 17, 2011
If there is a bar to jump over or a sand pit to leap into, Tonganoxie High’s athletes will be there — and there is a good chance they will do it better than anyone else.
THS softball loses, 2-1, in regional final
May 17, 2011
The Tonganoxie High softball team made it all the way to a regional championship game Tuesday at Field of Dreams before coming up one run short of extending its season.
THS soccer wins playoff opener, 10-0
Chieftains pound shorthanded Ward
May 17, 2011
THS easily defeated Bishop Ward in a first-round regional playoff match, 10-0.
McLouth softball headed to state
Bulldogs win regional championship at Silver Lake in dramatic fashion
May 17, 2011
The McLouth High softball team officially has its Memorial Day weekend planned. The Bulldogs can pack their bags for the state tournament.
TRC Summer Kick-off Party is Saturday at Chieftain Park
May 17, 2011
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission Summer Kickoff Party will be 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Chieftain Park.
Civic Club Golf Tournament is Saturday in Ozawkie
May 17, 2011
The 14th annual Tonganoxie Civic Club Golf Tournament will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at Village Greens in Ozawkie.
County Road 5 bridge work starts this week in county
May 17, 2011
A stretch of County Road 5 northeast of Tonganoxie closed this week for the replacement of two bridges, a project that could last a year or longer.
McLouth celebrates seniors, school’s root at graduation
May 17, 2011
Corinne Hoffhines earned — and, more importantly, spelled — the title of valedictorian at Saturday’s McLouth High School graduation ceremony.
Light-hearted speech in character of risk-taking THS Class of 2011
May 17, 2011
Lacie Falk received an important phone call during Saturday’s Tonganoxie High School graduation.
2012 budget to be tight, council told
May 17, 2011
As the Tonganoxie City Council started its 2012 budget considerations, it was warned to expect another tough year.
Local roper overseeing next week’s Shrine Rodeo
May 17, 2011
A cowboy will be at the helm of this year’s Shrine Rodeo May 26-28 in Tonganoxie.
Kitt resigns as director
May 17, 2011
Tonganoxie Public Library director Royce Kitts has resigned after nearly three years.
Holy-Field Winery summer concerts begin Sunday
May 17, 2011
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery’s summer music series begins this weekend with the first of 10 scheduled concerts.
THS grad earns sorority award
May 17, 2011
Samantha Campbell, a Tonganoxie High School graduate, has been awarded the Outstanding Sorority Officer Award for Alpha Gamma Delta sorority at Pittsburg State University.
Charges filed in Tonganoxie car chase; police seek suspect in May 9 incident
May 17, 2011
A 22-year-old Tonganoxie man has been charged with fleeing and attempting to elude after he allegedly led police on a chase May 9 and then abandoned his pickup.
Former Eisenhower Library and Museum director to present on Ike at historic site
May 17, 2011
The former director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will give a presentation about President Dwight D. Eisenhower at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St.
Sampler Festival could spark regional event
May 17, 2011
After helping organize the Kansas Sampler Festival’s successful two-year run in Leavenworth, one local organizer is thinking about how to carry on the momentum.
Tonganoxie graduates receive scholarships, awards
May 17, 2011
THS scholarship recipients for 2011:
McLouth co-valedictorian Hoffhines reminisces about education
May 17, 2011
I would like to start by thanking the people who made my last four years at McLouth High School memorable.
THS valedictorian Falk thanks family, educators
May 17, 2011
First, I would like to thank all of you for attending my graduation.
THS welcomes back alumni at banquet
May 17, 2011
Tonganoxie High School had its 76th annual Alumni Banquet on May 7 at the Chieftain Room on the Tonganoxie High School campus.
Tonganoxie police calls, April 12-15, 2011
May 17, 2011
Tonganoxie police calls.
Tonganoxie Municipal Court proceedings for April 2011
May 17, 2011
Tonganoxie municipal court proceedings for April 2011
McLouth Happenings
May 17, 2011
McLouth Church of the Nazarene welcomes Rev. James Casselman as its new Pastor.
Springdale News
May 17, 2011
Ed and Peggy Gillaspie spent a few days in Branson, Mo., the week of May 6 for their 39th anniversary.
Certain fees increasing for 2011-12 school year
May 17, 2011
Several fees for students in Tonganoxie schools will increase for the 2011-2012 school year.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 17, 2011
There will be a memorial service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Eagle Cemetery on Sunday.
Remember When: A community review
May 17, 2011
Deaths: John W. Matthews, Jr., 85, died April 28 in Bonner Springs; Idah Pearl Campbell, 97, Tonganoxie, died April 30; Edward D. Hein, Basehor, died April 27.
Bulldogs softball advances with 14-0 ‘W’
May 17, 2011
The McLouth High softball team advanced to a Class 3A regional semifinal with a 14-0 victory over Riverside in the first round of the playoffs Monday at Silver Lake.
MHS baseball season ends with 1st-round ‘L’ at PRHS
May 17, 2011
The McLouth High baseball team’s season ended with a first-round playoff exit Monday.
Lanes now open on I-70 in KCK
05:35 a.m., May 17, 2011 Updated 08:07 a.m.
All lanes are now open in eastbound Interstate 70 from 118th Street to Interstate 435.
THS softball explodes for 17 runs in ‘W’
May 17, 2011
A season full of ups and downs finally came in rather handy Monday for the Tonganoxie High softball team.
Chieftains demolish Sumner in 1st round
May 17, 2011
Game plans rarely go exactly as planned, but when they do it makes for a blissfully easy day at the ballpark.
Tonganoxie golfers headed back to state
Chieftains take 2nd at regional tournament
May 17, 2011
After taking the Tonganoxie High golf program to new heights in 2010, the Chieftains can finally breathe easy once again. THS is headed back to state.