Archive for Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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O’Brien wins GOP primary in House District 42
August 7, 2012
State Rep. Connie O’Brien of Tonganoxie on Tuesday won the Republican Party primary over Sandra Bohne of Leavenworth in the 42nd House District.
Oldham wins Al Dyer Memorial Draft Horse Pull
August 7, 2012
It took several more rounds and nearly 2,000 more pounds than a year ago, but the Al Dyer Memorial Draft Horse Pull is in the books.
ELECTION CENTRAL: 2012 Primaries
07:43 p.m., August 7, 2012 Updated 08:37 p.m.
Here are early results for races in Leavenworth County for the Aug. 7, 2012, primary election:
Annual Wyandotte County Open at Sunflower Hills this weekend
August 7, 2012
Those interested can register at Sunflower Hills, by phone at 913-573-8570 or by writing
No mill increase for city, USD 464
School district seeks lower rate
August 7, 2012
Mill levy increases aren’t expected in Tonganoxie for 2013.
School supplies drive ongoing in Tonganoxie, Basehor
August 7, 2012
Reece and Nichols is having a back-to-school fundraiser for families in need of assistance in the Tonganoxie and Basehor-Linwood school districts.
Workshop for cemetery stroll set for Saturday, Sunday
August 7, 2012
First City’s Performers and Story Tellers and the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society are pairing up this year to do another cemetery stroll at Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
Republican Women’s Club luncheon featuring candidates
August 7, 2012
The Leavenworth County Republican Women’s Club will feature two candidates running in county races at a luncheon program at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, at the Heritage Center, 109 Delaware in Leavenworth.
Schlageck: Why should I serve?
August 7, 2012
While farmers and ranchers continue to fill our plates with food, their plates are filled with an ever-increasing number of issues.
Column: Rainbow on your plate
August 7, 2012
“Put a rainbow on your plate.” That has been the message at many of my summer programs at libraries, child care centers and other organizations. Sure, rainbows are pretty, but on our plate? What I’m referring to is the color found in fruits and vegetables!
New extension agent no stranger to county fair scene
August 7, 2012
Steve McNorton has seen his share of county fairs — 90 percent of the ones held in Kansas, he estimates.
Local FCCLA students compete in Orlando
August 7, 2012
Sixteen students from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America programs at Tonganoxie High School and Tonganoxie Middle School recently traveled to Orlando, Fla., for the 2012 National Leadership Conference.
McLouth Happenings
August 7, 2012
Dan Dakotas will be the featured artist at the John Steuart Curry Boyhood Home and Museum at Old Jefferson Town from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in Oskaloosa.
Springdale News
August 7, 2012
Kyle Schwinn enjoyed his 18th birthday on July 26. He is the son of Bill and Brenda Schwinn and has a brother, Bret.
Jarbalo Jottings
August 7, 2012
Sydney Turner of McLouth spent Thursday and Friday with her grandparents, David and Jane Turner. They went to the Douglas County Fair and Legends, where they had lunch and went shopping.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 7, 2012
I found this little jewel, written by  our old friend Ann Landers many years ago. I’d like to share it with you today. It fits so many of us. Ann called it “They’ll grow up in no time.” The baby is teething. The children are fighting. Your husband called and said, “Eat dinner without me”
Remember When: A Community Review
August 7, 2012
Deaths: Lawrence P. “Jiggs” Marquis, 82, Kansas City, Kan., died July 20, 2002; George S. Marshall, 86, Basehor, died July 19, 2002; Ernest Edwin Pine, 92, Basehor, died July 17, 2002; Jean Lucille Rickel, 86, Lawrence, died July 22, 2002.