Archive for Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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Chieftain bats fall silent in losses to Basehor-Linwood
May 1, 2012
The last time Basehor-Linwood and Tonganoxie met on the diamond, the Bobcats eked out a 2-1 victory to advance to the 2011 state tournament. This time around, things weren’t quite as even.
BLHS students selling plants this week
May 1, 2012
The annual Basehor-Linwood High School horticulture class plant sale is taking place this week.
Vintage Park has new director
May 1, 2012
The Vintage Park in Tonganoxie assisted-living community and Skilled Healthcare, an administrative services company, announce the appointment of Suzanne Green Johnston as the community’s new director.
Mirror wins 24 awards at KPA convention
May 1, 2012
The Mirror recently was recognized for winning 24 awards at the Kansas Press Association convention in Overland Park.
100 AND COUNTING: Tonganoxie City Hall hits century mark
May 1, 2012
Any city official likely would be more than happy to build a municipal office for $1,650.
Five questions: Salt savvy
02:24 p.m., May 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment joined in World Salt Awareness Week earlier this spring to encourage Kansans to watch their sodium intake. Below, KDHE answers questions about sodium and its link to heart disease.
Remember When: A Community Review
May 1, 2012
Tonganoxie landmark comes to the auction block: (Caption under picture.)
Springdale News
May 1, 2012
Brenda, Linda and Evelyn Schwinn of Springdale Friends Church attended the Spring Tea at the High Prairie Church on Thursday, April 19.
McLouth Happenings
May 1, 2012
The Jefferson County Historical Society will host an art walk for all Jefferson County High School art students, promoting their art talents, on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 1, 2012
John Oelschlaeger and Gary Oelschlaeger each visited Orville and Rosie Oelschlaeger last week. They did some small projects for them.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 1, 2012
In the spring like this, since I’m always sewing and ripping, I even look for yarn little scraps of cotton and things, scattering where birds find them and pick them up to use for nest building stuff. I keep water in a big bird bath. The robins can, in their evening rituals, splash out half of it taking baths.
Softball class of 2012 out for redemption at regionals
May 1, 2012
As the 2012 softball season comes to a close, last year’s regional tournament is still fresh in the minds of Tonganoxie High’s returning players. Arguably none remember it better than the five members of this year’s graduating class.
Baseball seniors eye postseason run
May 1, 2012
In a baseball season defined by growth and inexperience, a trio of Chieftain seniors have been hard at work in helping their younger teammates prepare for more success down the road.
Chumley: NFL dream not gone
May 1, 2012
For any college football player who has played their last game of their senior year, the dream is to go on and be drafted a few months later in the National Football League draft. However, trying to get to the NFL as a punter tends to be a little different process than most other positions.
Three Chieftain seniors to play college soccer
May 1, 2012
The last two seasons have been quite the journey for the Tonganoxie High boys soccer team. Last week, three Chieftain seniors guaranteed their journey wasn’t over.
Cash Mob targeting Holy-Field Winery on Saturday
May 1, 2012
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery is ready to be mobbed.
Food: New way with a Southern classic: shrimp and grits
06:00 a.m., May 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A11
During a recent visit to a food festival in South Carolina, I was lucky enough to be invited to the home of Nathalie Dupree, cookbook author and Southern entertainer extraordinaire.