Archive for Monday, July 2, 2012

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Five questions: They buy gold
04:42 p.m., July 2, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Retail outlets that pay cash for gold have been proliferating. We Buy Gold LLC, for instance, has opened seven Kansas locations.
Despite 27 shots, Sporting KC falls 1-0 to Chicago
July 2, 2012
Missed opportunities plagued Sporting Kansas City as the Chicago Fire became just the second team this year to defeat the home side at Livestrong Sporting Park, with a 1-0 victory on Saturday.
Youth production is Friday, Saturday at TPAC
July 2, 2012
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission’s Youth Summer Theatre Production of “Shakespeare’s A Mid Summer Night’s Dream” by Dr. Carolyn Harper will be next month.
Church to have day camp
July 2, 2012
Tonganoxie Christian Church will have a day camp later this month.
Republican women offering meet-and-greet Saturday
July 2, 2012
The Leavenworth County Republican Women’s Club will have a meet-and-greet featuring area election candidates Saturday in Basehor.
McLouth resident leading July 14 flea market
02:16 p.m., July 2, 2012 Updated 05:07 p.m.
McLouth resident Francie Campbell wants to help local organizations fundraise and assist the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in the process.
Fireworks can be shot off Tuesday, Wednesday
July 2, 2012
Firecracker enthusiasts legally can shoot fireworks starting this morning.
Changes coming to Chamber of Commerce
New director will not be hired; meeting with members set for July 12
July 2, 2012
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce is going through considerable change, but a meeting last week sparked members to step up to keep the organization moving forward.
Renovated eatery gives props to past
02:12 p.m., July 2, 2012 Updated 01:14 p.m.
Jarbalo High School purple and gold basketball and football jerseys circa 1939 grace a wall at Flashbacks.
Tonganoxie youth wins top award at NASA Space Academy
July 2, 2012
Astronaut, firefighter, police officer, teacher.
THS wrestlers travel to Nebraska for team camp
July 2, 2012
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team reached one milestone after another last season, and the Chieftains are already preparing for an even more memorable year in 2012-13.
Chieftain grad Yates staying busy on golf course
July 2, 2012
The 2012 high school golf season officially came to a close in May, but that hardly meant Colby Yates was done on the links.
Whitledge headlines local All-Area selections
July 2, 2012
During her junior track and field campaign, Tonganoxie High’s Jenny Whitledge practically re-wrote the school’s record book.
Local coaches to speak at KSHSAA event
July 2, 2012
Several area coaches have been selected to speak at the 80th annual KSHSAA Coaching School, which will take place August 1-3 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 2, 2012
Vacation Bible School at Jarbalo United Methodist Church ended Thursday.
Remember When: A Community Review
July 2, 2012
The August opening of Cabela’s has spawned a growth spurt in Tonganoxie. Store associates estimate that as many as 18 employees who have transferred from other Cabela’s stores have rented or purchased homes in Tonganoxie.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 2, 2012
A gentleman remarked recently, “I never could figure out why they called it a ‘root cellar.’ That just doesn’t make sense.” That took me with a “zap” way back to those days when I felt so very privileged to be, to live, “right here, right now, in these special days.” As I got acquainted and listened to my mother-in-law, oh, the stories she could tell.
McLouth Happenings
July 2, 2012
The McLouth Fire Department invites everyone to its pancake feed from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 7.
Springdale News
July 2, 2012
Randy and Amy Schwinn had a birthday luncheon on Sunday for their daughter Emma for her ninth birthday. Attending were grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.