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THE FIGHT CONTINUES: Chieftains avenge loss to Atchison in playoff opener
THS will travel Saturday to Eudora
10:47 p.m., October 30, 2012 Updated 11:59 p.m.
A dominant run game and late defensive plays made up the blueprint Tonganoxie High followed to win its district last week at Basehor-Linwood. Tuesday’s bi-district game against Atchison was more of the same for the Chieftains, who guaranteed they’d still be playing in November.
THS soccer outlasts De Soto for trip to state semis
Chieftains will face McPherson at 7 p.m. Friday
06:20 p.m., October 30, 2012 Updated 12:47 a.m.
Over the last four seasons, Tonganoxie High seniors Zack Tallent, Matt Saathoff and Keaton Truesdell have played in some pretty big games on the soccer field.
Candidate questionnaire: Burdel Welsh
October 30, 2012
Democrat Burdel Welsh faces Republican Andy Dedeke in the Leavenworth County Sheriff race.
Candidate questionnaire: Andy Dedeke
October 30, 2012
Republican Andy Dedeke is running against Democrat Burdel Welsh in the Leavenworth County Sheriff race.
Candidate questionnaire: Todd Thompson
October 30, 2012
Republican incumbent Todd Thompson is running against Democrat Pat Cahill in the Leavenworth County Attorney race.
Candidate questionnaire: Pat Cahill
October 30, 2012
Democrat Pat Cahill is running against Republican incumbent Todd Thompson in the Leavenworth County Attorney race:
Time to turn your clocks back
October 30, 2012
Daylight saving time ends early Sunday, so residents will need to turn back their clocks one hour before heading to bed Saturday night.
Church to have night of prayer, songs for Election Day
October 30, 2012
First Congregational Church in Tonganoxie is having an hour of prayer and songs of thanksgiving in advance of Election Day at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church, 303 E. Fourth St.
Local theatre production still has five more shows
October 30, 2012
Rivert City Community Players’ production of “A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody” continues with five more shows in the coming days at the Hollywood Theater, 500 Delaware in Tonganoxie.
THS students to perform ‘Once Upon a Mattress
October 30, 2012
Tonganoxie High School students will stage the musical “Once Upon a Mattress” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-10 and 2 p.m. Nov. 11.
THS graduate a member of Newman Chorale, Troubadors
October 30, 2012
A Tonganoxie High School graduate performed Sunday at Newman University in Wichita.
Alternative Halloween fun coming to TCC
October 30, 2012
Tongnaoxie Christian Church will offer an alternative Halloween celebration from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Slim Time will feature indoor games, activities, food and a positive message at the church, 204 Washington St.
Buses offer rare practice for firefighters
October 30, 2012
Fire departments from across southern Leavenworth County had a rare opportunity Saturday to practice extrication on decommissioned school buses. “It’s not often you get to cut a school bus apart,” said Tim Bowlin, Sherman Township firefighter.
McLouth Happenings
October 30, 2012
Remember to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night.  Daylight savings time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 30, 2012
The Jaunty Jarbalonians red hat group met Saturday at Gambino’s in Tonganoxie for lunch. They had a decorated pumpkin contest. Linda Barry won first place. Others there were Lynn Paul, Jane Turner and Thamar Barnett.
Springdale News
October 30, 2012
Glen Weld was at the pulpit at the Springdale Friends Church on Sunday, Oct. 21. Pastor Rob Santel and wife Rebecca have been married one year and were off on a holiday.
Food safety important when preparing for group functions
October 30, 2012
This time of year, it’s not uncommon to be planning chili suppers or similar types of group fundraisers. Because the partakers of such functions represent such a broad segment of the population, some of who may have sensitive immune systems, it is important to consider safe food handling practices.
Meier: Note a constitutional amendment on your ballot
October 30, 2012
I have had several people inquire about the constitutional amendmentquestion at the end of this year’s ballot.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
October 30, 2012
God gives us so many gifts. If we’d take just a few minutes to realize it, our world and our lives are full to overflowing.
Remember When: A Community Review
October 30, 2012
Brandon New, Leavenworth, has entered three heads of Angus in the beef division of the 29th annual North American International Livestock Exposition. The show, which features more than 21,000 entries, will be Nov. 9-22 in Louisville, Ky.
Five questions: Electoral what?
12:10 p.m., October 30, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
If you aren’t involved in politics in some way, the Electoral College can often be a confusing concept. Marilyn Gaar, political science professor at Johnson County Community College, offers some insight.
Whitledge named to All-Star volleyball team
October 30, 2012
Tonganoxie High senior outside hitter Jenny Whitledge will get to represent her school one more time as a high school volleyball player. Whitledge was named to the Kansas small-class team for the 2012 MO-KAN All-Star Game. Teams from Kansas and Missouri will square off in a match on Nov. 11 at Avila University in Kansas City, Mo.
State cross country roundup: Wamego boys protect home course
October 30, 2012
Here are results from Saturday’s state cross country meets in Lawrence and Wamego.
State volleyball roundup: Increase in size doesn’t slow St. James
October 30, 2012
Here are scores from last week’s state volleyball tournaments across the state.