Archive for Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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THS volleyball can’t overcome errors in loss to Braves
October 16, 2012
For most of the night, Tuesday’s regular season finale was well within reach for the Tonganoxie High volleyball team. When it was all said and done, though, THS ended up being its own worst enemy.
Tonganoxie woman elected to international economic council
October 16, 2012
Cecilia Harry, economic development coordinator for Leavenworth County Development Corporation, has been elected to the International Economic Development Council for a two-year term.
Children to trick-or-treat at downtown businesses
October 16, 2012
Tonganoxie will be getting a head start on Halloween.
Council looks at move toward being city of second class
October 16, 2012
A move to the status of city of second class could mean a change in the top administrator’s title and structure of the governing body in Tonganoxie. But Tonganoxie City Council members plan to take their time in coming to a decision.
Soup supper is Friday
October 16, 2012
The United Methodist Women will have a community soup supper from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St., in Tonganoxie. Soups and desserts will be served at the free-will offering event. Proceeds from the meal will go toward missions.
Historical society to have monthly meeting Tuesday
October 16, 2012
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at its historic site, 201 W. Washington St. The public is invited to the event, which has a program each month featuring a guest speaker.
Schlageck: For the customers
October 16, 2012
While almost every industry today does a less than perfect job of living by the motto, “the customer is the most important part of business,” Kansas farmers and ranchers are one segment that adheres to this philosophy.
Linenberger: Time to vote
October 16, 2012
Many folks likely are ready for Nov. 6 to get here.
McLouth Happenings
October 16, 2012
The Albert and Ella Edmonds reunion was hosted by the David Edmonds family Sept. 30 at McLouth Community Center with 33 in attendance. They came from California, Illinois, Colorado, Texas, Missouri, and Kansas. Next year’s hosts will be the Tabor Edmonds family.
Reno Bobwhite 4-H Club Report
October 16, 2012
The October meeting was called to order by outgoing president, Aaron McIntyre. The club then was led in the American flag salute. Roll call was answered by answering the question: What is your favorite holiday? Acting secretary Carrie Husband read last month’s minutes; the minutes were approved as read. No treasurer’s report was given as the treasurer was absent.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
October 16, 2012
Isn’t it about time to just treat yourself, go shopping or, better yet, just browsing? Go down the gadget rows in your favorite fabric shop, maybe. They have a self-threading needle now. I haven’t actually seen one, but I did see a picture of one and it looks rather cumbersome. This was in one of those little catalogs we get in the mail.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 16, 2012
Jarbalo United Methodist Women met Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the church. Marilyn Oxley opened the meeting and Peachez Joles gave a prayer.
Remember When: A Community Review
October 16, 2012
New Tonganoxie postmaster named: Ron Hubbard says his work as postmaster is so much fun that he’s surprised he gets paid for it. “I love it, it’s great working with the people and doing all that,” Hubbard said. Hubbard, 49, has been named Tonganoxie’s new postmaster, after serving as interim postmaster for one year. (Picture.)
Candidates square off at local forum
October 16, 2012
Candidates running for national and state races addressed topics ranging from health care to attracting votes from independent voters at a candidate forum Saturday in Basehor.
Five questions: Red Ribbon Week
02:02 p.m., October 16, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Connie Weltha, Tonganoxie Elementary School counselor, answers questions about national Red Ribbon Week.
REMINDER: Parent meeting set for Kids Wrestling Club
October 16, 2012
A parent meeting and sign-ups for the Tonganoxie Kids Wrestling Club will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Tonganoxie Elementary School cafeteria.
Bulldogs run at DVL meet
October 16, 2012
The McLouth High cross country team ran last Thursday at the Delaware Valley League meet in Horton. The Bulldog boys took seventh with a team score of 188, while the girls didn’t qualify in the team standings.
MHS volleyball goes 1-3 at Jackson Heights
October 16, 2012
The Bulldog volleyball team won one of its four matches Saturday at the Jackson Heights tournament.
Chieftain volleyball wins two at Perry-Lecompton tri
October 16, 2012
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team got back to .500 on the season with a pair of wins Monday in Perry.