Archive for Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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Basehor council’s vote to remove Loughry sparks shock, questions at City Hall
September 21, 2011
The Basehor City Council’s vote to oust city administrator Mark Loughry on Monday has left the city government in a state of limbo as it investigates whether the move was legally valid.
GM plant to say thanks with open house, free tours
04:38 p.m., September 21, 2011 Updated 04:41 p.m.
As a thank you to the community, the General Motors Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Kan., is playing host to an open house from 10 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.
$17,936 in back child support collected at Amnesty Day fair
September 21, 2011
A collaboration last month among the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services and court systems in Wyandotte, Johnson and Leavenworth counties resulted in the collection of $17,936 in back child support.
Early morning rollover accident hospitalizes local man
September 21, 2011
A Tonganoxie man is in serious condition at an area hospital following a rollover accident early Wednesday morning roughly four miles east of Tonganoxie.
Worth the wait
THS cross country boys win home invitational for first time since 2004
September 21, 2011
It took a few minutes for Tonganoxie High’s boys cross country team to find out Tuesday it had won the Tonganoxie Invitational for the first time since 2004.
Chieftains volleyball starts busy week with road win
THS hosting Tonganoxie Invitational Saturday
September 21, 2011
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team won its weekly league dual on the road Tuesday night at Mill Valley, in Shawnee.
Team Tongie Block Party set for Oct. 1 at THS parking lot
September 21, 2011
Calling all vocalists: This year’s Team Tongie Community Block Party is just for you. This year’s gathering in the THS parking lot will be 2-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Tonganoxie High School parking lot and will feature a karaoke contest.
Leavenworth County Heart Walk is Oct. 1 at Ray Miller Park in Leavenworth
September 21, 2011
The Leavenworth County Heart Walk, which benefits the American Heart Association, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Ray Miller Park in Leavenworth.
Beginning carving offered
September 21, 2011
A beginning carving class is being offered Tuesdays in October through the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission.
Tonganoxie woman wins first 50/50 contest
September 21, 2011
Glenda Trieb of Smith Veterinary Clinic is the winner of the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce’s first 50/50 raffle.
Etched into the record book
September 21, 2011
Caden Phillips has his sights set on reading 1,000 books. The Tonganoxie Elementary School second-grader is well on his way.
Council ends quest for combo fire/police station
September 21, 2011
At a special meeting Monday, the Tonganoxie City Council pulled the plug on a possible combination police/fire station and agreed to seek individual solutions to both departments’ needs.
Tellefson announces bid for Kansas Senate
Whether former Leavenworth County Commissioner would run in same race as Sen. Tom Holland uncertain because of redistricting
September 21, 2011
Saying he would like to lower the volume of political discourse, former Leavenworth County Commissioner J.C. Tellefson has announced he will run for the 3rd District Kansas Senate seat.
Grant secures 4WD vehicle for Meals on Wheels in Leavenworth County
September 21, 2011
It was appropriate the new vehicle Paula Crook will use to deliver meals arrived Thursday, the first chilly day of the season.
Avoiding the flu: Time for vaccines, health officials say
September 21, 2011
Some health providers already have begun flu clinics, and flu shots will continue to be offered the vaccine throughout the influenza season. Here, officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment discuss flu shots.