Archive for Tuesday, May 24, 2011

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KCC knocks out Tonganoxie soccer in regional final
May 24, 2011
Tonganoxie High girls soccer coach Justin Seever hadn’t planned to talk to his players about their season ending on Thursday night.
THS softball season ends with 1-run loss in regional final
May 24, 2011
An unwanted, hurtful result put Tonganoxie High’s softball season to rest on May 17 at Field of Dreams in Kansas City, Kan.
Top 10: Tonganoxie athletes secure spots at state meet
May 24, 2011
For an afternoon that started off cloudy and cool with a chance of rain, Friday turned out to be pretty enjoyable for 10 Tonganoxie High track athletes Friday at a Class 4A regional meet.
Seniors lead McLouth back to state tournament
May 24, 2011
For the seniors on McLouth High’s softball team, regional championship games are as routine as a lazy fly ball, but winning one brought the relief.
Holy-Field kicks off its concert series
May 24, 2011
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery’s summer music series started this past weekend with the first of 10 scheduled concerts.
Tonganoxie Community Band to start rehearsals next week at THS
May 24, 2011
Instrumentalists (Seventh grade to adults) are welcome to join the Tonganoxie Community Band, directed by Charles Van Middlesworth.
Tonganoxie High School vocalists earn top ratings at state festival
May 24, 2011
The Tonganoxie High School vocal music department received top marks at the Kansas State High School Activities Association Solo and Small Ensemble Festival earlier this spring at Andover High School.
Top state legislators learn ins and outs of Fort Leavenworth during Friday tour
May 24, 2011
After Lt. Col. Russell Rhoads demonstrated how gaming software could be used to allow soldiers, first responders and others to retrace their steps and see what they could have done better, State Sen. Vicki Schmidt, R-Topeka, had a question.
Summer reading program starts Wednesday, March 25
May 24, 2011
With school set to end today, the staff at the Tonganoxie Public Library is gearing up for eight weeks of activities geared toward encourage youngsters to come to the library and read.
Leavenworth County Road 5 bridges 73 years in age to take 12 months to replace
May 24, 2011
A year may seem a long time for a heavily used county road to be closed, but another span of time may put it into perspective: 73 years.
Tonganoxie High School graduates’ post-graduation plans
06:09 p.m., May 24, 2011 Updated 10:46 p.m.
Editor’s note: Here’s a listing of the THS Class of 2011’s intended plans after high school. A breakdown of how many students are going where also is listed.
City seeking resolution fo VFW Park mowing, maintenance concerns
May 24, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council was asked Monday for help with maintaining a longstanding gift to the community.
City council increases permit fee for fireworks stands
May 24, 2011
It will cost owners of fireworks stands more money to do business in Tonganoxie this year.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 24, 2011
There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday at Fall Creek Cemetery.
Springdale News
May 24, 2011
John and Cora Moses attended the graduation of their granddaughter Gelia Gardner on May 13 at Highland Community College and the next morning attended the McLouth High graduation of Newt Heston.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 24, 2011
“Alone in a crowd”: Haven’t we all had that feeling? Haven’t we had a need to isolate ourselves and get away from it all?
Genesis Christian Academy to add high school courses
05:43 p.m., May 24, 2011 Updated 10:17 a.m.
The first class to graduate high school from Genesis Christian Academy conceivably could do so a year from now.
Miss Rodeo Kansas’ busy schedule includes stints at Shrine Rodeo
May 24, 2011
Alyssa Morrison knows how to wear a crown.
Abdallah Shrine Rodeo kicks up boots this week in Tonganoxie
May 24, 2011
When the Abdallah Shrine Rodeo gets under way Thursday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds, it will mark the longstanding rodeo’s fifth year in Tonganoxie.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 24, 2011
There will be a memorial service at Fall Creek Cemetery on Sunday, May 29, at 2 p.m. Friday morning.
McLouth Happenings
May 24, 2011
The Open Arms Christian Preschool class graduated with a ceremony at the McLouth Church of the Nazarene on May 1.
Tonganoxie Remember When: A Community Review
May 24, 2011
Inside today: Special report on 2000 tornado (The Mirror took a look at the 12 months since the tornado struck, and reported on local business owners, storm experts, etc., plus many photographs. The insert was six pages long.).
McLouth instructor named USD 342 2011 teacher of year
Johnson has been music instructor in McLouth for several years
May 24, 2011
During McLouth High School’s commencement exercises, senior after senior was called to the stage to receive scholarship money.
Joplin donations made easier through Salvation Army, Red Cross phone, online systems
May 24, 2011
Both the Salvation Army and the American Red Cross have established phone and online methods for those wishing to make donations to help victims of Sunday’s tornado in Joplin.
Tonganoxie Public Library to have reception for Kitts on Friday
May 24, 2011
There will be an farewell reception for Tonganoxie Public Library Director Royce Kitts from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday at the library.
Nursing Center searching for ‘Tonganoxie Idol’
May 24, 2011
The Tonganoxie Nursing Center and Rehabilitation Center is looking for its next “Tonganoxie Idol.”
Tonganoxie youth football sign-up day is June 4
May 24, 2011
Sign-up for Tonganoxie youth football will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 4 at the field house south of Beatty Field on the Tonganoxie High campus.
6 MHS track athletes qualify for state
May 24, 2011
The McLouth High track team will have six representatives at the state track meet in Wichita this weekend.
Pastor’s corner: Ryan Keltner
May 24, 2011
Are you thirsty? Is life running you ragged? Pulling you every which way but the direction you should be going? We live in a world of high-speed Internet, fast food, and technology that allows you to do multiple things at once.
Leavenworth National Cemetery to be site of annual Memorial Day ceremony
May 24, 2011
Fort Leavenworth will play host to its annual Memorial Day ceremony at 11:40 a.m. Monday, May 30, at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, 150 Muncie Road, Leavenworth.
Disaster officials urge Kansans to prepare for tornadoes
May 24, 2011
Despite living in the Midwest, where tornadoes frequently threaten the spring and early-summer weather, relatively few Kansas residents actually have a home tornado plan or disaster supply kit in place, according to the Red Cross.
Leavenworth child-pornographer sentenced to prison
May 24, 2011
A Leavenworth man has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for producing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.