Archive for Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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Chieftain girls win rematch with Basehor-Linwood
January 31, 2012
Juniors Jenny Whitledge and Hannah Kemp scored 14 and 12 points, respectively, and the Tonganoxie High girls avenged their season-opening loss to Basehor-Linwood with Tuesday’s 54-36 victory.
Other Tonganoxie convenience stores add services, tweak hours
January 31, 2012
Though B&J BP no longer will have a convenience store, Tonganoxie still has three other options.
Era ends
Tonganoxie B&J BP station closes; pay-at-the-pump open
January 31, 2012
Terri Chop has prepared taco fixings each Wednesday for several years at B&J BP.
Jarbalo Jottings
January 31, 2012
The Jaunty Jarbalonians Red Hat group attended Ladies Night Out on Jan. 21 in Leavenworth. Those attending were Betty Clark, Linda Berry, Jane Turner and Thamar Barnett.
THS royalty kings, queens crowned
January 31, 2012
Tonganoxie High School had its Winter Royalty dance Saturday at the Chieftain Room on the THS campus. This year’s theme was “White Masquerade” and a king and queen were crowned in each class.
City council hears about business needs
January 31, 2012
Better communication needs to be paramount among Tonganoxie businesses and groups promoting those businesses.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 31, 2012
I’ve always had to have space, real space, for my sewing machine, cutting board and ironing board (for pressing). As my family grew, I had a sewing room. I could just get up, leave it all and come right back to it again. That’s an ideal setup, as I was very fortunate.
Congregational Church to have chili/soup feed
January 31, 2012
The Plymouth Guild of the First Congregational Church of Tonganoxie will have a chili and chicken noodle soup dinner later this week.
Springdale News
January 31, 2012
Jeanette and Emily Cole and Evelyn Schwinn had lunch Jan. 15 in Winchester, and then attended a 31 Gifts party at the home of Abby Coffin.
McLouth Happenings
January 31, 2012
Lloyd and Margaret Smelser attended the annual Kansas Land Improvement Contractors Association convention in Manhattan, which included a tour of Caterpillar Work Tools in Wamego. They were presented an award for 40 years of membership.
Updated Tonganoxie High School principal, honor rolls for 2011-12 first semester
January 31, 2012
Editor’s note: The honor roll that appeared in the Jan. 18 edition of The Mirror was not a complete list. The honor roll report that was generated from the school’s operating system completed an incomplete list. School officials determined the problem and provided an updated list. Here is the full principal and honor rolls.
Remember When: A Community Review of Tonganoxie
January 31, 2012
A Kansas City-based real estate company is seeking the city’s support for a housing project for people 55 and older.
County Republican meeting to feature Salina legislator
January 31, 2012
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will play host to a town hall meeting 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Lansing Community Center, 800 First Terrace, Lansing.
Sen. Holland stopping at Tonganoxie Public Library
January 31, 2012
State Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, will have town hall meetings Saturday in Basehor, Tonganoxie and Eudora.
Methodist churches in McLouth, Tonganoxie competing in soup drive
January 31, 2012
The Giants and Patriots aren’t the only ones with hopes of a big Super Bowl weekend.
Five questions: Tax season is here
January 31, 2012
Tuesday was the deadline for employers to make available federal W-2 forms to employees. Michael Devine, Internal Revenue Service spokesman with the agency’s St. Louis office, is encouraging all taxpayers to file returns electronically.
Leavenworth County panel tackling rural stray-animal problem
12:37 p.m., January 31, 2012 Updated 09:32 a.m.
More complaints related to animals poured into the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office than calls about any other topic in 2011.