Archive for Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Also from September 20

Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Mill Valley football 63, Tonganoxie 15
Polls

Don't Ask Don't Tell officially ended this week. Do you agree with the repeal of this military policy?

Response Percent
No
 
69%
Yes
 
30%
Total 123

All stories

McLouth earns 3rd straight blowout win
September 20, 2011
McLouth High football coach Chris Stewart doesn’t have any deep secret or elaborate explanation for why his team has yet to be slowed down this season.
Mill Valley puts away Tonganoxie with 42-point 2nd half
September 20, 2011
For as long as they could muster, Tonganoxie High’s football players gave Mill Valley their best shot Friday night at Jaguar Stadium.
THS boys win cross country invitational
Champion Rachford 1 of 6 Chieftains medalists
September 20, 2011
Nobody knows the Tonganoxie High cross country course better than the Chieftains. And nobody ran it better than the THS boys Tuesday.
Local resident, employed at Tonganoxie Nursing Center since its inception, plans to keep on for years to come
September 20, 2011
Working at Tonganoxie Nursing Center has been a family affair for Linda Schiltz’s family.
TES students eagerly take on charity challenge
September 20, 2011
Tonganoxie Elementary School students were recruited Friday to help those their age stricken with serious illnesses.
Historic building finalist for award
September 20, 2011
The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association announced Eisenhower Ridge Building 19 in Leavenworth is a finalist for this year’s J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation.
Requests for help numerous for local United Way
September 20, 2011
Nancy Bauder was surprised with some of the phone calls she received after she started in February as executive director of the United Way of Leavenworth County.
Governor demonstrates poor judgment with implementation
September 20, 2011
Gov. Brownback again has demonstrated poor judgment and a lack of due diligence in attempting to implement the ACA (Obama Care), which he promised to protect Kansas from while campaigning.
Letter: Giving to the United Way
September 20, 2011
One of the high points of my year is working on the annual United Way fundraising campaign.
Chamber seeks help with Halloween Spooktacular
September 20, 2011
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to help plan the Halloween Spooktacular event in late October.
League of Women Voters to discuss redistricting
September 20, 2011
The League of Women Voters of Leavenworth County will have its monthly meeting Saturday, when it will hear a presentation on congressional redistricting in Kansas.
Springdale News
September 20, 2011
Marilyn Kay Parsons gave Evelyn Schwinn a phone call Sept. 9. They visited about the Springdale area and people who she knew when she lived here as a child.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
September 20, 2011
Here is a very good example of how great a gift to have learned to sew really can be.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 20, 2011
A large number of people from the area attended the visitation Sept. 13 and funeral Wednesday, Sept. 14 of Virginia Murphy at High Prairie Church.
Local youths punt, pass, kick
September 20, 2011
Four boys and one girl advanced out of a regional Punt, Pass and Kick competition Monday evening at Chieftain Park.
McLouth Happenings
September 20, 2011
Local photographer Ken Ferrell is the spotlighted artist at Old Jefferson Town in Oskaloosa this weekend.
Youth printmaking class coming to library Oct. 15
September 20, 2011
A Tonganoxie art teacher will be leading a printmaking class 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at Tonganoxie Public Library for local youths.
LCHS spay/neuter transport coming to Leavenworth
September 20, 2011
Leavenworth County Humane Society is offering its next pet spay/neuter transport Oct. 13-14 from the Carnegie Arts Center, 601 S. Fifth St. in Leavenworth.
Grant applications being accepted for local projects
September 20, 2011
First State Bank and Trust is accepting grant applications for the Pete and Margaret Leighty Trust.
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
September 20, 2011
Children’s shop opens in depot: (Caption under picture) Dianna Towell and her daughters, Amanda Stewart and Becky Carey, have opened the Children’s Depot, which sells used clothing and children’s items. Towell operates two Cerebral Palsy Residential Alternative group homes in Basehor and Tonganoxie.
Neighbor: Art Hancock
September 20, 2011
This week’s neighbor is Art Hancock.
Statehouse Live; Brownback health policies questioned in committee hearing
September 20, 2011
Gov. Sam Brownback’s health care policies came under fire from members of his own party on Monday.
Statehouse Live: Kansas Board of Regents to discuss future of Big 12
September 20, 2011
State higher education officials will meet in closed session on Thursday to review what is going on with the Big 12.
Secretary Siedlecki proud of agreements with Lawrence, other cities on SRS offices; lawmakers say he’s taking undue credit
September 20, 2011
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services Secretary Robert Siedlecki Jr. said Monday that decisions by communities, such as Lawrence, to pay to keep open the local SRS office represent “the essence of local control.”