Archive for Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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Chieftain boys thumped by No. 2 Lions on road
February 14, 2012
When the Tonganoxie boys entered Earl W. Johnsmeyer Gymnasium on Tuesday, they did so with thoughts of spoiling Lansing’s senior night. However, the Chieftains’ Class 5A opponent had other plans.
Whitledge, Stilgenbauer power THS girls past Lansing
February 14, 2012
Prior to last week’s home loss to Mill Valley, the Tonganoxie High girls were on auto-pilot. At least that’s how junior Jenny Whitledge felt.
Basehor-Linwood school board members optimistic about possible food-service contractor
February 14, 2012
Every morning, Richard Zamora checks his third-grade daughter’s school-lunch calendar. If there’s an X crossing out that day’s date in crayon, he knows it means she wasn’t interested in any of the meals her school has to offer, and he’ll have to pack her a lunch.
Leavenworth County Dogs-R-Us Project Club
February 14, 2012
The Leavenworth County Dogs-R-Us Project Club had a meeting Jan. 15.
Livewires 4-H Club
February 14, 2012
The monthly meeting of the Livewires 4-H club was called to order by President Naomi Parsons at 7 p.m. on Jan. 9. Sydney Murr and Rose Parsons led flag salute.
McLouth Happenings
February 14, 2012
This year’s “Souper Bowl” featured an exciting competition between the McLouth and Tonganoxie United Methodist churches. Of more than 9,000 cans collected, McLouth gathered 3,729 cans, shattering last year’s record of 3,329 cans.
GOP Women’s Club to discuss presidential candidates
February 14, 2012
The Leavenworth County Republican Women’s Club will have a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade St. in Leavenworth.
Springdale News
February 14, 2012
Evelyn Schwinn enjoyed lunch Feb. 5 with the Ray Cole family at Pullman Family Restaurant in Leavenworth.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 14, 2012
Jarbalo United Methodist Women met Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the church. The meeting opened with a prayer by president, Marilyn Oxley. Five members answered roll call and reported 60 care calls.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 14, 2012
So many new seamstresses — this always excites me. One excited gentleman the other day in the fabric shop said, “Guess what I’ve learned to sew.”
Remember When: A Community Review of Tonganoxie
February 14, 2012
Cub Scout Pack 3075 held its annual pinewood derby recently at Tonganoxie Elementary School. Pictured are the first, second and third place trophy winners, Brandon Criqui, first place; Brett Morey, third place; and Preston Morey, third place. (Both the latter were listed in third place.)
Five questions: Tips from the heart
03:01 p.m., February 14, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
February is American Heart Month, drawing attention to heart disease, America’s No. 1 killer.
Legislative leaders skeptical of Brownback’s budget plan
01:21 p.m., February 14, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Leaders from both political parties on Friday said Gov. Sam Brownback’s legislative initiatives, including overhauling the state tax code and school finance system, had problems.
Sub-state hoops brackets to be released Feb. 22
February 14, 2012
As Tonganoxie and McLouth enter the home stretch of their respective basketball schedules, both are beginning preparation for 2012 sub-state tournament action.
Chieftain power preparing for next meet
February 14, 2012
It’s been nearly two weeks since the Tonganoxie High powerlifters have faced off against live competition, but the team’s next action is just around the corner.