Archive for Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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Grass fires cause damage in Tonganoxie area
August 21, 2012
Grass fires led to the loss of a mobile home in Tonganoxie and roughly 40 acres east of the city Tuesday.
Five questions: Roll up a sleeve
05:47 p.m., August 21, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment offers tips to consider when contemplating getting immunized.
Pastor’s Corner
August 21, 2012
The start of the school year always brings up love/hate feelings.
School supplies drive ongoing in Tonganoxie, Basehor
August 21, 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.
VFW Post 9271 announces winners of county fair drawing
August 21, 2012
Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271 had a drawing at the Leavenworth County Fair, with the VFW offering raffle tickets throughout fair week.
William Allen White to be topic for historical society
August 21, 2012
“William Allen White’s Heartland Values” will be the topic at the Tuesday, Aug. 28, Tonganoxie Community Historical Society meeting.
Classes start this week
August 21, 2012
Tonganoxie students will be back to school this week. Genesis Christian Academy students will start with a half-day of classes Wednesday. GCA will let out school at noon and then proceed with a regular full day of classes starting Thursday. USD 464 students will begin classes with a full day Thursday.
USD 464 reduces mill levy slightly
August 21, 2012
The 2012-13 USD 464 budget is official.
Springdale News
August 21, 2012
Ed and Peggy Gillaspie and Evelyn Schwinn went Thursday, Aug. 9, to the Leavenworth County Fair in Tonganoxie. They went to see the grandchildren’s exhibits. They all did very well.
McLouth Happenings
August 21, 2012
McLouth Public Library’s book discussion group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27. For more information, please call 913-796-2225.
Jarbalo Jottings
August 21, 2012
Fleet and Margie Chaney of Kansas City, Kan., visited Orville and Rosie Oelschlaeger Wednesday night. Visiting them Sunday were John and Janice Oelschlaeger, Amy and Erin, of Lawrence; Grace and Sarah Oelschlaeger of Ottawa; Kayla Oelschlaeger of Osage City.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 21, 2012
“Just give it time.” Haven’t we all heard that from day one? “Time changes everything,” and so many more. No need to worry for a thing. Another I’ve always heard, I think maybe my most favorite: “Just turn the page.”
Remember When: A Community Review
August 21, 2012
Kids participate in threshing bee’s traditions: Captions under pictures read … Devin Carey, 9, steers a 1924 Wallis tractor Friday afternoon in the parade at the McLouth Threshing Bee.
Bulldog football gunning for playoff bid at end of season
August 21, 2012
In more ways than one, 2011 was a turning point for the McLouth High football team. The Bulldogs went 7-2, surpassing their win total from the previous three seasons (6-21), and just missing their first playoff berth since 2005.
MHS volleyball seeks improvement
August 21, 2012
Last season didn’t exactly go how the McLouth High volleyball team had hoped. However, with a new look and new leadership in 2012, the Bulldogs are hopeful they can improve on last year’s forgettable season.
McLouth cross country hopes to utilize bigger numbers in 2012
August 21, 2012
If bigger numbers have any relation to better results, the McLouth High cross country team could be in for a fun season.
School districts vary on social media use
August 21, 2012
In less than three years, the Basehor-Linwood school district’s Facebook page has amassed more than 1,000 “likes,” one for every two students in its buildings. But a few miles away, in Bonner Springs, there is no district Facebook page to be found.