Archive for Tuesday, February 7, 2012

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Erickson’s 25 not enough as Jaguars blow by THS boys
10:50 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 01:01 p.m.
For the better part of 2011-12, the Tonganoxie High boys have struggled to find a third scoring threat. Senior Dane Erickson and junior John Lean have provided a one-two punch all year, but nobody else has emerged as a consistent option.
Chieftain girls falter in loss to Mill Valley
February 7, 2012
In last Friday’s come-from-behind win at Piper, offense was a problem all night for the Tonganoxie girls. Things weren’t much better in Tuesday’s home game against Mill Valley, but this time, there was a matching defensive effort.
Survey says indoor pool a local want
February 7, 2012
The results are in and Tonganoxie residents have a consensus: they like services the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission offers and would like to have an indoor pool and other indoor facilities.
Pastor loses bet as Tonganoxie, McLouth churches collect 9,000 cans
February 7, 2012
Instead of a Gatorade shower, Tonganoxie United Methodist Church’s “coach” had a lot taken off the top — and sides — at the end of this year’s Souper Bowl Challenge.
Date Night Challenge to be Sunday at Methodist church
February 7, 2012
Tonganoxie United Methodist Church will play host to a Date Night Challenge Event 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the church, 328 E. Fourth St.
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society to have soup feed Feb. 16 downtown
February 7, 2012
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will have its annual soup and chili feed 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Library in midst of winter reading program
February 7, 2012
The Tonganoxie Public Library’s annual Adult Winter Reading Program, which kicked off late last month, gives participants a chance to win prizes while reading various books.
Schlageck: Creamed peas
February 7, 2012
One hundred fifty fortunate grade and high school youngsters attended the annual Kansas Day Celebration at the Logan City Building on Jan. 27.
Letter to the editor: Water rate increase too steep
February 7, 2012
Suburban Water sent notice of another huge increase and an upcoming Kansas Corporation Commission hearing so that the public will have some opportunity to provide minimal input on the issue. This comes as no surprise.
THS play takes new approach
February 7, 2012
The Tonganoxie High School Drama Department will provide a change of pace from previous productions next week.
Report of armed robbery at Casey’s was fake, police say
February 7, 2012
A report of an armed robbery Friday afternoon at Casey’s General Store was determined to be a hoax.
Workshop at library will offer tips on using coupons
February 7, 2012
Desiree Leeper will lead a workshop on the effective use of shopping coupons at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at Tonganoxie Public Library.
A look back: Vienna Choir coming to Lansing
February 7, 2012
Our wonderful Lansing District Auditorium at 220 Lion Lane will be playing host to the Vienna Boys Choir at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19. This is to benefit the Carnegie Arts Center in Leavenworth and the Lansing Educational Foundation, both of which are a great part of our community.
Tax help offered for seniors
February 7, 2012
The Leavenworth Council on Aging will provide free tax assistance to people ages 50 and older at the Tonganoxie Public Library.
Springdale News
February 7, 2012
The Springdale Friends Church board met Jan. 25 for soup and dessert at the church, followed by a business and planning meeting.
McLouth Happenings
February 7, 2012
The date for February’s American Legion Post 41 monthly meeting has been changed.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 7, 2012
Portions of a recent article were left out. It should have read: The Jaunty Jarbalonians Red Hat group attended Ladies Night Out on Jan. 21 in Leavenworth. Those attending were Betty Clark, Linda Barry, Jane Turner and Thamar Barnett. Jess Barnett visited Thamar Barnett last Saturday.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 7, 2012
Coffee in a tea cup, really an actual 8 oz. cup. Or the even smaller one, maybe (6 oz.), used at the fine ladies’ tea parties. They never actually drank form them; they really did just sip.
Remember When: A Community Review of Tonganoxie
February 7, 2012
(Caption under picture) These buffalo will be cared for during the winter, according to an agreement that their owners have signed and provided to the Leavenworth County attorney’s office. The animals roam on Stranger Creek Ranch which is two miles east of Tonganoxie.
Five questions: Cards of love
12:51 p.m., February 7, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
As Valentine’s Day approaches on Tuesday, scores of people are sure to head to the greeting card racks. Below, the U.S. Greeting Card Association provides some facts and figures about Valentine’s cards.