Archive for Wednesday, October 5, 2011

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Holy-Field celebrating Oktoberfest on Saturday
October 5, 2011
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery, 18807 158th St. in Basehor, will have a traditional Oktoberfest celebration noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, including authentic German music and food.
Solution to busy highway intersection may be too costly
October 5, 2011
In the eight years Jeff Salmon has lived in his home on Willis Drive, he has seen traffic and danger increase at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and South Park and Stone Creek drives.
Attorney selected for Leavenworth County administrator post
October 5, 2011
The Leavenworth County Commission ended an 11-month search for its second county administrator Thursday with the appointment of an attorney with ties to the county and 35-years of experience in state government.
Wiley family having reunion
October 5, 2011
The Wiley family plans to gather this weekend at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds for a family reunion.
Reno Township fire station opening doors Saturday
October 5, 2011
The Reno Township Fire Department will have an open house 1-6 p.m. Saturday at the station, 12755 238th Street, Linwood. The station is north of Kansas Highway 32 on 238th Street.
United Methodist Women offering soup supper
October 5, 2011
Tonganoxie United Methodist Women will have a community soup supper 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the fellowship hall in Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St.
Genesis fundraiser Saturday
October 5, 2011
Genesis Christian Academy will have its annual fall celebration from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington.
Genesis fundraiser Saturday
October 5, 2011
Genesis Christian Academy will have its annual fall celebration from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington.
TMS hat day Friday to raise funds for school in Joplin
October 5, 2011
Tonganoxie Middle School is having another hat day Friday in association with other Kaw Valley middle schools as a fundraiser for East Middle School in Joplin, Mo.
THS students celebrating homecoming this week, hope to ‘light up Lions’
October 5, 2011
Tonganoxie High School students won’t be showing much love for lions on Friday. Lansing Lions, anyway.
Citywide cleanup scheduled for Oct. 15
October 5, 2011
The Tonganoxie citywide cleanup will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, in the parking lot east of the Tonganoxie Fire Station on Fourth Street.
Council increases chamber funding
October 5, 2011
The Tonganoxie City Council agreed Sept. 26 to fund the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce an additional $2,500 for 2011.
City of Tonganoxie to seek bids to raze 2 condemned buildings
October 5, 2011
The city of Tonganoxie will start moving to demolish two buildings the city council condemned in May.
Opinion: Newspapers alive and well
October 5, 2011
Despite all the doomsayers out there writing obituaries for the nation’s newspaper industry, 150 million Americans — two out of three adults — read a local newspaper last week.
Hall of fame inductees to be honored Friday
02:41 p.m., October 5, 2011 Updated 02:47 p.m.
Homecoming week started Monday at Tonganoxie High School and will continue with the Friday football game at Beatty Field.
THS volleyball sweeps Piper
October 5, 2011
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team outscored Piper by 35 points in a three-game road sweep Tuesday night.
Think Pink: October is breast cancer awareness month
October 5, 2011
The American Cancer Society answers questions about the disease that is estimated will cause nearly 40,000 deaths this year in the United States.
Blaze causes substantial damage to area home
October 5, 2011
A Friday morning fire caused substantial damage to a home southeast of Tonganoxie.
Summer conditions linked to smaller area crop yields
October 5, 2011
The drought and extreme heat of July and early August reduced corn yields in Leavenworth County by 30 to 50 bushels an acre from what is normal, Leavenworth County Kansas State Extension agent James Hartshorn estimated.
Tonganoxie City Council closing in on decision on CR1 industrial park’s fate
October 5, 2011
In the coming weeks, the Tonganoxie City Council hopes to get more figures for its, and the public’s, consideration on the cost of developing the County Road 1 industrial park.
Fort Leavenworth to induct class into hall Thursday
October 5, 2011
The U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth will induct four graduates into its International Hall of Fame this week, including three chief generals and one defense minister from four different countries.
Benefit for family of MHS student killed in Costa Rica is Oct. 9
October 5, 2011
The inaugural Remembering Justin Golf Tournament and Silent Auction will take place starting with registration at 11 a.m. Sunday at Village Greens Golf Course, Kansas Highway 92 near Ozawkie.
Seniors lend hand to freshmen through mentoring program
October 5, 2011
For a freshman, entering the high school years can be a daunting task.
McLouth Happenings
October 5, 2011
The McLouth Public Library will be having adult craft classes Oct. 17 and Nov. 21. Space is limited. Please call (913) 796-2225 to register.
Senior citizen dinner set for Monday at Riford Center
October 5, 2011
Tonganoxie Senior Citizens will meet Monday at the Riford Center at the corner of Sixth and Main streets.
Humane Society fundraiser to feature contests for pets
October 5, 2011
The Leavenworth County Humane Society Inc. is having its first Pets in the Grove as part of Lansing’s fall festival, Autumn in the Grove.
Flu shots offered next week
October 5, 2011
The Leavenworth County Health Department is having a flu shot clinic 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Tonganoxie Middle School, 824 Washington.
Springdale News
October 5, 2011
Evelyn Schwinn and Danny Schwinn visited Sharon and Melvin Lynn on Sept. 23. Sharon had a fall and broke her wrist. She had surgery on Sept. 28 and is doing OK.
Springdale News
October 5, 2011
Evelyn Schwinn and Danny Schwinn visited Sharon and Melvin Lynn on Sept. 23. Sharon had a fall and broke her wrist. She had surgery on Sept. 28 and is doing OK.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 5, 2011
From 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Jarbalo United Methodist Church, there will be a chili and soup dinner.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
October 5, 2011
Little 3-year-old Adam sat in his car seat, playing “peek-a-boo” perhaps with the moon as the moon slipped behind tall trees, only to pop out again, as the moon would hide behind a long mass of trees only to re-appear all of a sudden to the little fellow’s delight. Finally of course the moon did not come back, to which the little fella said “Oh, oh, daddy you lost the moon.”