Archive for Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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Basehor-Linwood soccer defeats THS
September 28, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood High soccer team held Tonganoxie in check in the second half Wednesday to beat its visiting rivals, 2-1, at BLHS.
Teens respond to city’s Emergency Service Cadet Program
September 28, 2011
She’s only a sophomore in high school, but Mackenzi Rachford will start training next week that could soon have her riding in Tonganoxie’s fleet of emergency vehicles.
TMS to have another hat day Friday to benefit Joplin
September 28, 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.
Tonganoxie volleyball falls in KVL showdown
Loss to Lansing could decide league title
September 28, 2011
Any chance the Tonganoxie High volleyball team had of winning a Kaw Valley League title most likely vanished Tuesday night with a home loss to perennial league power Lansing.
CR1 park funding options suggested
September 28, 2011
With the price tag making the County Road 1 industrial park shovel ready pegged at just shy of $2 million, the Tonganoxie City Council began Monday to consider how the city can find the money to get the work done.
THS play is Thursday through Saturday
September 28, 2011
The Tonganoxie High School Drama Department will present “Once Upon a Pandora’s Box” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the Tonganoxie High School campus.
Citywide sale Saturday
September 28, 2011
The Tonganoxie Citywide Garage Sale is Saturday.
Team Tongie block party postponed; run/walk still on
September 28, 2011
Saturday’s Team Tongie Block Party has been postponed, but the accompanying 5K walk/run will continue as planned.
Rollover accident Sept. 21
September 28, 2011
A Tonganoxie man has been treated and released from an area hospital following a rollover accident early Wednesday, Sept. 21 roughly four miles east of Tonganoxie.
Fire still under investigation
September 28, 2011
The cause of an early Thursday morning fire in Tonganoxie remains under investigation.
Cause of cyclist’s injuries still unknown
September 28, 2011
A cyclist participating in a Leavenworth County bicycle event was taken Saturday to an area hospital after sustaining multiple injuries, but it’s unclear what caused them.
Tonganoxie resident dies morning of scheduled sentencing; police continue investigating cause of death
September 28, 2011
An investigation continues in the death of a Tonganoxie man who died the morning he was scheduled to appear in Leavenworth County District Court.
Column: Doodlebug and jitney
September 28, 2011
As a youngster my dad used to read two newspapers daily. His newspapers of choice were the Kansas City Star and Denver Post.
City council notes: Most items to be accepted at citywide cleanup
September 28, 2011
Plans for the next month’s citywide cleanup are going well and residents should be able to rid themselves of just about all unwanted items in their homes and yards except medical waste, explosives and asbestos, Dennis Bixby told his fellow Tonganoxie City Council members Monday.
Council signals U.S. 24-40 safety improvements too expensive
September 28, 2011
In a meeting at which it considered two other possible future projects, the Tonganoxie City Council indicated the city could not afford safety upgrades to U.S. Highway 24-40 east-side intersections.
Springdale News
September 28, 2011
Johnny and Cora Moses left home Sept. 14 and stayed at a McPherson motel before traveling Sept. 15 to Hutchinson for the Kansas State Fair.
McLouth Happenings
September 28, 2011
“Trail Ride for the Cure” to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will take place Sunday at the Circle S Guest Ranch north of Lawrence.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 28, 2011
Our sympathy goes to the family of Henry (Blackie) Ehart, who died Saturday morning.
Remember when: A community review of Tonganoxie
September 28, 2011
Luke Manson went for 30 hours without sleep on Friday and Saturday.
Back in the saddle: Woman rides again after 60-plus years
September 28, 2011
Danila Rock didn’t vice-grip the saddle horn with both hands, or sway like a rag-doll when the horse started moving. No, she had done this before.
5 Questions: Shear Madness
September 28, 2011
Don’t prune trees in fall, expert recommends