Archive for Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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Ninth inning dooms T-Bones in loss to Sioux City
July 17, 2012
One day after using some late offense to pull out a win, the T-Bones got a taste of their own medicine.
Leavenworth County budget nears completion; Basehor emergency vehicle not included for 2013
July 17, 2012
Leavenworth County’s 2013 budget approached its final form Tuesday, with the only question likely left for county commissioners to answer being how much funding to allot toward road and bridge maintenance.
Light Bulb Store open for business
03:53 p.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 09:36 a.m.
The Light Bulb Place in downtown Tonganoxie again is open for business.
Hays museum curator to give ‘Oceans of Kansas’ talk
July 17, 2012
There was a time when Kansas was completely covered in water.
Candidate forums planned for Tonganoxie, Leavenworth
02:24 p.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 04:38 p.m.
A candidate forum will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the VFW Hall in Tonganoxie. First State Bank and Trust is sponsoring the meet-the-candidates event. Candidates for the upcoming primary have been invited.
Blood drive is Friday at VFW
July 17, 2012
Community Blood Center will have a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. Friday at Tonganoxie VFW Hall, 910 E. First St.
Correct contact info for demolition derby
July 17, 2012
Incorrect contact information for the Leavenworth County Fair demolition and lawnmower derbies, as well as the rollover competition, was printed in the Leavenworth County Fair guide. Colton Farr’s correct number is 913-705-0554.
Hubbel Hill Cemetery stroll set for September
July 17, 2012
First City’s Performers and Story Tellers and the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society are pairing up this year to do another cemetery stroll at Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
Tonganoxie High senior participates in Boys State
July 17, 2012
Tyler O’Briant participated in American Legion Boys State of Kansas, which took place June 3-9 on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan.
K-State extension to sponsor workshop
July 17, 2012
Kansas State University Research and Extension is sponsoring a bread baking workshop at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at the Lansing 4-H building.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 17, 2012
Gail White of Mount Vernon, Mo., visited Faye Cleavinger and other relatives July 4-6.
McLouth Happenings
July 17, 2012
It’s “Christmas in July” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Old Jefferson Town, located one block south of the Highway 59/92 junction in Oskaloosa, featuring displays and crafts. 
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 17, 2012
Correction or addition to the root cellar column: The cedar boxes I mentioned were for her fresh carrot crop.
Springdale News
July 17, 2012
The annual Fourth of July celebration for the Schwinn family and friends was at the home of Danny and Linda Schwinn. A carry-in dinner was enjoyed by 70 people. The young ones enjoyed some fireworks after dark.
Remember When: A Community Review
July 17, 2012
Urban Hess Business Park soon will be the new home for two companies. Smith Veterinary Clinic is planning to move from its U.S. Highway 24-40 location to the park. And Custom Woodwork, Basehor, which is owned by Dave Purcell, also will construct a new building in the park.
T-Bones closing in on Wichita in Central Division standings
July 17, 2012
Despite struggling to find consistency throughout the month of July, the Kansas City T-Bones continue to narrow the gap in the American Association Central Division.
Five questions: Ozone alert
11:16 a.m., July 17, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Mid-American Regional Council tracks ozone levels in the metropolitan area to alert people with health risks and shares tips that allow all to help reduce ozone pollution.
Bottoms up: Housing prices on rebound
July 17, 2012
Darin and Joy Hall bought their four-bedroom Shawnee home for $173,000 eight years ago and invested another $40,000 in a new roof, granite countertops and other updates.
Morning fire damages Tonganoxie home
July 17, 2012
Wally and Dorothy Deckard watched early Tuesday morning as firefighters battled a fire in their Tonganoxie home.
Fire engulfs house in Tonganoxie
July 17, 2012
Firefighters have responded to a house fire in Tonganoxie.