Archive for Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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McLouth now experienced, off to 2-0 start
September 13, 2011
The lumps taken by the McLouth High football team the past few years finally appear to be paying off.
THS football coach laments early mistakes in last-minute loss
September 13, 2011
Piper might not have taken the lead for good until the final two minutes Friday night, but according to Tonganoxie coach Matt Bond, it was earlier mistakes that cost the Chieftains.
Church’s sign to remain pending appeal
September 13, 2011
With a roomful of West Haven Baptist Church parishioners before them, the Tonganoxie City Council agreed Monday the church could keep its new electronic sign in place while it makes an appeal to the Tonganoxie Board of Zoning Appeals.
Tonganoxie volleyball outplayed by visiting BLHS
September 13, 2011
Tonganoxie High’s volleyball team got a bit of a surprise Tuesday at home — and not in a good way.
A day of remembrance
9/11 anniversary celebrates victory over fear=
September 13, 2011
An the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, then a U.S. representative, visited Ground Zero.
Punt, Pass and Kick on Monday
September 13, 2011
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission will have an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition next week in Chieftain Park.
Library director to meet with patrons Wednesday morning
September 13, 2011
Tonganoxie Public Library is inviting patrons to have a cup of coffee and meet the library’s new director, Kelly Fann, this morning.
Nursing center to celebrate 25th anniversary Wednesday
September 13, 2011
Tonganoxie Nursing Center will celebrate two anniversaries this week: its own 25th anniversary, as well as that of one employee who’s been there since the center opened in 1986.
Chamber of Commerce raffle runs through Friday
September 13, 2011
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce’s two-week-long 50/50 raffle fundraiser will end Friday.
McLouth plans for big homecoming festivities
September 13, 2011
McLouth High School’s homecoming festivities get under way Tuesday with its first dress-up day of the week and student competitions.
USD 464 board approves facilities use plan
September 13, 2011
New guidelines for renting of school district space for outside activities were approved at Monday’s Tonganoxie school board meeting.
Mayor warns of time crunch to replace city administrator
September 13, 2011
Mayor Jason Ward told the Tonganoxie City Council it faces a tight timeline if it is to hire a new city administrator before Mike Yanez’s contract expires Dec. 31.
McLouth Threshing Bee’s 54th installment starting a month later
September 13, 2011
The McLouth Threshing Bee is on the move — at least on the calendar.
Price tag to start development at CR1 park just less than $2 million
September 13, 2011
For $2 million, the city could make the County Road 1 industrial park ready for its first tenants, the Tonganoxie City Council was told Monday.
Citywide cleanup volunteers sought
September 13, 2011
The Tonganoxie citywide cleanup day will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Oct. 15.
Bikers for Babies rally Sunday
September 13, 2011
Hundreds of bikers are expected to come through the Tonganoxie area Sunday as part of the Kansas City Bikers for Babies event through the March of Dimes.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 13, 2011
The community was saddened by the death of Virginia Murphy on Friday night. The funeral is 10:30 a.m. today at the High Prairie Church. Burial will be at Fall Creek Cemetery.
Kaw Valley Alpacas part of National Alpaca Farms Days
September 13, 2011
Kaw Valley Alpacas will participate in the fifth annual National Alpaca Farm Days on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 and 25.
Past readies THS soccer for present
September 13, 2011
The last time Tonganoxie High’s boys soccer team played at Perry-Lecompton, the stakes were much higher, but a winning result Thursday against the Kaws didn’t lack significance.
Team Tongie Block Party is Oct. 1 at THS
September 13, 2011
Calling all vocalists: This year’s Team Tongie Community Block Party is just for you.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
September 13, 2011
I often have calls asking if I have or know where one can find sewing scraps for quilt pieces. I have found that as I cut away those scraps and drop them in a container, it’s not long before I have enough to pass on. Of course, I always recommend garage sales; one can find scraps or good garments to cut up and use for quilt pieces.
McLouth Happenings
September 13, 2011
American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 393 of McLouth is no longer an active organization. Please mail your Auxiliary membership payments to the state office:
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
September 13, 2011
Walter Lee Denholm changes the price of gas on the sign at B&J Amoco Monday morning when the gas station’s price jumped from $1.67 to $1.76 per gallon mid morning.
Information session to go over job openings at VHA call center
September 13, 2011
Workforce Partnership, in partnership with KANSASWORKS, will play host to “Insights from the Inside” — an information session going over job openings at the Veterans Health Administration Call Center in Leavenworth.
Fairmount Township firefighters climb 110 floors to honor fallen compatriots of 9/11
September 13, 2011
In the stairwell on the first floor of Town Pavilion in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Tony Turner of Basehor held a wooden case with a piece of steel inside.
Chieftains’ duals preparing them for tourney play
September 13, 2011
The Chieftains haven’t had to spend a Saturday in a gymnasium or beat anyone in a best-of-three match yet, but that will change this weekend when they travel to the Rossville Invitational.