Archive for Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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Five questions: Stop summer learning loss
03:32 p.m., July 10, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Connections Academy, a free online public school, offers tips on how to prevent summer learning loss.
Tonganoxie City Council pays tribute to Bard
July 10, 2012
Kathy Bard was known as the “go-to person” for any questions co-workers or Tonganoxie residents had at City Hall.
Blood drive scheduled for next week at VFW Hall
July 10, 2012
Community Blood Center will have a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the Tonganoxie VFW Hall, 910 E. First St.
Christian group offering chance to meet candidates
July 10, 2012
The Christian Citizen Coalition will have a “Coffee with the Candidates” event at 9 a.m. Saturday at the former Ratliff Drug Store, Fourth and Bury streets in downtown Tonganoxie.
Firefighters respond to grease fire at Tonganoxie townhome
July 10, 2012
Tonganoxie City firefighters tended to a grease fire about 10:15 p.m. Sunday at a townhome on Northstar Court.
USD 464 calls for November bond election
July 10, 2012
Voters will decide in November whether Tonganoxie USD 464 will have a new elementary school.
Remember When: A Community Review
July 10, 2012
Groundbreaking launches district’s Great Wolf Lodge: Kansas Lt. Gov. Gary Sherrer is a happy man whenever he sees the Kansas Speedway and the up-and-coming tourism district. Sherrer spoke to a crowd of about 150 who gathered Thursday morning for the ground-breaking ceremony.
Springdale News
July 10, 2012
Herbert and Genevieve Schwinn, Sue Todd, Peggy Gillaspie and Evelyn Schwinn attended the wedding of John Allen and Kelsey Roush on Saturday, June 30, at The Grand Loft in Osawatomie.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 10, 2012
Those visiting Thamar Barnett a week ago Sunday were Kipp Barnett, Loren Barnett, Kersten Barnett, Taylor Barnett, Jesse Barnett, Jessica Blevins, Eric Barnett and David and Jane Turner.
McLouth Happenings
July 10, 2012
A very important key is missing from the McLouth Community Center. It is a very small key, which is the master to three display cases. This key is marked: “P 150.” Please call Del Englen at 913-796-6766 if you know its whereabouts. Thank you.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 10, 2012
“Grandmas just talk better than moms do, but my new great-grandma talks even better,” the little one announced at the dinner table recently. The little guy added, “But I think that’s ‘cause she’s just too old to talk faster, and I can hear her faster.”
As Tonganoxie teen, Thomas flourished on baseball diamond
July 10, 2012
As a young boy in Kansas City, Kan., Phil Thomas learned early that he had a knack for sports. Whether he was on the football field, basketball court or baseball diamond, he could often be found competing against other neighborhood kids.
Tidal Waves defeat Turner in home meet
July 10, 2012
Following a two-week break from competition, the Tongie Tidal Waves got back into the win column with their 280-165 victory against Turner last Friday at the Tonganoxie Water Park.
Spotlight in higher education: Adults pursuing advanced degrees have options
July 10, 2012
A number of area educational institutions offer graduate degree programs, many tailored to the needs of their respective geographical areas and their targeted students’ busy schedules.