Archive for Monday, November 21, 2011

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LCDC director preaches importance of economic growth
November 21, 2011
When Steve Jack thinks about why his economic development organization exists, he remembers one thing: ponds.
Mother celebrates everyday joys after son’s victory over cancer
November 21, 2011
The simple joy of such things as watching her 11-year-old son Wilson Bledsoe lying on the carpet playing Nintendo is reason for Clara Sybrant to give thanks.
Tree lighting to encourage holiday spirit
November 21, 2011
Two days after Thanksgiving, the Tonganoxie community will welcome the Christmas season with the annual Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting.
City council accepts family’s donation of park property
November 21, 2011
The city of Tonganoxie will soon have additional park space near the swimming pool thanks to a donation.
County commissioners receptive to city’s request for help in development of new industrial park
November 21, 2011
The city of Tonganoxie may not be on its own when it comes to developing part of its empty city-owned industrial park along Leavenworth County Road 1.
State football finals Saturday
November 21, 2011
Champions in six football classes will be determined this weekend. All games start at 1 p.m. Saturday.
TMS wrestlers at Lansing
November 21, 2011
The Tonganoxie Middle School wrestling team competed Saturday at the Lansing Tournament, going 40-56 overall on the day.
THS grad earns honor at UAB
November 21, 2011
A Tonganoxie High School graduate has been named student-athlete of the week at an NCAA Division I university.
Competitive bunch ready to hit the mats
November 21, 2011
Competition among Tonganoxie High wrestlers is expected to be brisk this winter. That’s fine by THS coach Jeremy Goebel.
Ready to break through
November 21, 2011
The name of the game is not horseshoes, but the Tonganoxie High girls basketball team was oh-so-close to adding several games to the win column last year.
Jarbalo Jottings
November 21, 2011
The Jaunty Jarbalonians Red Hat group met with Jane Turner on Saturday afternoon for a Thanksgiving dinner.
Humane Society fundraiser to feature contests for pets
November 21, 2011
We are extremely grateful that the city of Tonganoxie provides us free space to do the spay/neuter transport drop-off and pickup.
Traffic patrols increasing through weekend
November 21, 2011
The Tonganoxie Police Department, along with many other law enforcement agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, will be participating in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign from Monday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 27.
Fort Leavenworth to mark command change Tuesday
November 21, 2011
Lt. Gen. David E. Perkins will assume command of Fort Leavenworth and the Combined Arms Center during a Tuesday ceremony at the fort.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
November 21, 2011
This from a grandmother just recently: “I am so ashamed to admit that I know so little about sewing.”
McLouth Happenings
November 21, 2011
First Baptist Church of McLouth will play host to this year’s Communitywide Advent Service at 7 p.m. Sunday.
Pastor’s corner: Mike Bronson
November 21, 2011
The day before Thanksgiving a father in Kansas City called his son in New York. “I know this is out of the blue, but your mother and I are divorcing,” the father said. “Forty years of her is enough. Call your sister in LA and tell her.”
Springdale News
November 21, 2011
Danny and Linda Schwinn entertained on Sunday, Nov. 13, with dinner for the birthdays of Julie Zule, Randy Schwinn, Dave Zule and Evelyn Schwinn.
Remember When: A Community Review of Tonganoxie
November 21, 2011
Lyle and Ruth Mossman, Tonganoxie, soon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Nov. 18, 1951, in Pawnee City, Neb.
Dr. Phil’s bench
Commissioned Van Go bench pays tribute to Stevens family patriarch
November 21, 2011
Dr. Phil Stevens was the first to sit on a new bench for the lobby of his longtime downtown Tonganoxie office.
Preparing the bird: Experts talk turkey for Thanksgiving
01:52 p.m., November 21, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Experts talk turkey for Thanksgiving