Archive for Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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THS boys struggle late in loss to Pirates
December 11, 2012
For the second time in as many games, Tonganoxie High showed it could go toe-to-toe wit a premier opponent. However, just like last time, late mistake and missed opportunities translated into a lopsided loss.
Chieftain girls hang on to defeat Piper
Waldeier notches double-double in win
December 11, 2012
After two low-scoring battles against Piper in 2011-12, it looked as though Tonganoxie might coast in their first meeting with the Pirates this season. However, a late surge turned this one into yet another nail-biter between Kaw Valley League rivals.
THS girls hang on, boys fall to Piper
December 11, 2012
Katelyn Waldeier recorded her first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds and Tonganoxie held on for a 41-37 win Tuesday against Piper.
Discussion of highway loop connecting Tonganoxie to Gardner being considered
December 11, 2012
Policymakers have been considering the need for a loop highway on the outskirts of suburban Johnson County in part to deal with the swelling population in the county’s rural areas.
School board extends Weseman’s contract
December 11, 2012
Tonganoxie USD 464 Superintendent Randy Weseman plans to stay in the district a few more years with a substantial pay increase.
No classes Jan. 11 in USD 464 to accommodate state debate
December 11, 2012
Tonganoxie USD 464 will play host to the 2013 Class 4A and Class 3-2-1A state debate tournaments on Friday, Jan. 11, and Saturday, Jan. 12.
Pastor’s Corner
December 11, 2012
It is estimated that in 2011, $450 billion was spent on Christmas in the United States. It was also estimated that in 2011, the cost of providing everyone on the planet sustainable access to clean drinking water was $20 billion. Yup, you read those numbers right.
Giving back
03:03 p.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 04:09 p.m.
Wyatt Maurer and Tyler O’Briant have spent considerable time at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., as patients.
Hurricane Sandy delays stoplight at 158th Street
December 11, 2012
Basehor City Administrator Lloyd Martley said at a recent Basehor City Council work session that installation of the 158th Street and State Avenue stoplight has been delayed from mid-December to mid-January because of Hurricane Sandy.
TMS students will perform a Christmas classic
December 11, 2012
Tonganoxie Middle School students will stage “A Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, and Thursday, Dec. 20, at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the Tonganoxie High School campus.
Light show on display in Stone Creek subdivision
December 11, 2012
An annual Christmas light show has returned to the Stone Creek subdivision in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie students to enjoy breakfast with Santa
December 11, 2012
Tonganoxie High School juniors and their parents will have a breakfast with Santa event from 9-11 a.m. Dec 15, at the Tonganoxie Middle School commons area.
Fourth Street business relocates
December 11, 2012
A downtown Tonganoxie business has closed, but it’s owner is providing some services elsewhere in the community.
Business catering to animals opens downtown
December 11, 2012
Monica Gee hopes dogs and cats will be frequenting her new downtown Tonganoxie business.
Remember When: A Community Review
December 11, 2012
It was another rough Thanksgiving for Jerry and Tina Coleman and their daughters, Rachel, 13, and Hannah, 11.
Springdale News
December 11, 2012
Jeanette and Emily Cole went Saturday, Dec. 1, to Unity Village, Mo., for the 2012 Holiday Harmony Spectacular. The Sweet Adelines and the Heart of America Barbershop Quartet entertained. Jeanette and Emily acted as ushers for the event.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
December 11, 2012
Marge said of her beautiful, new, very expensive sweater, “This is the very first time I’ve washed it, and look, it is ruined.”
Jarbalo Jottings
December 11, 2012
There was an open house Sunday afternoon at the home of John and Laurie Cleavinger for Dan and Evelyn Crute to celebrate their recent wedding. Friends who attended were Christine Black, Faye Cleavinger, Greg and Judith Waters and Rory and DeeDee Cook. We all welcome Evelyn to the neighborhood.
McLouth Happenings
December 11, 2012
The annual senior citizens luncheon, to which the National Honor Society students of McLouth High School will play host, will take place in February 2013 rather than in December 2012.
Five questions: Safe shopping
01:11 p.m., December 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The season of giving can also lead to the season of stealing.