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Tonganoxie High School grad earns diploma in optometry
August 12, 2013
A Tonganoxie High School graduate has completed optometry school.
School year almost under way in Tonganoxie, McLouth
August 12, 2013
The 2013-14 school year is almost here.
Tonganoxie ice cream social is Sunday
August 12, 2013
Tonganoxie Recreation Commission and Sonic are teaming up for their annual ice cream social.
Students from Tonganoxie named to ESU honor roll
August 12, 2013
Tonganoxie residents have been named to the Emporia State University honor roll for the spring 2013 semester.
Five questions: Flooding safety
August 12, 2013
With a missing teen and several fatalities connected to the heavy rain and flooding last week in Kansas and Missouri, it’s a good time to talk about flooding safety. Below, Ready.Gov offers some tips.
Heading in the right direction in Leavenworth County
New trail maps feature pathways in county communities
August 12, 2013
Walking and biking trails wander the landscapes of some Leavenworth County communities. A map now makes them easier to find.
Precipitation could be boon for local soybean crops in Leavenworth County
August 12, 2013
Recent rains could benefit local farmers when the fall harvest comes, especially with the soybean crop.
Sunflowers soon to bloom on Grinter Farms near Tonganoxie
August 12, 2013
A popular backdrop for photos between Tonganoxie and Lawrence should be camera ready later this month. Ted and Kris Grinter of Grinter Farms grow fields of sunflowers near U.S. Highway 24-40 between Tonganoxie and Lawrence.
Pastor’s Corner: Mike Bronson
August 12, 2013
There is a lot of stress and fear in today’s world. Everywhere you go, people are asking, “What is wrong with this world? Why is there such neglect and abuse? Why is there so much corruption? How did we lose the understanding of what is right and wrong?”
Ritchey: Summertime blues
August 12, 2013
I love summer. Love love love it. Part reptile, part human, I’m one of those weird people who is happiest when it’s the hottest. In fact, my wife often ridicules me when she sees me out mowing the yard at 3 p.m. on a 106-degree day while drinking my cup of hot Starbucks coffee. At times like this, I’m in my element; I wish it could remain that way all year.
Springdale News
August 12, 2013
Airman First Class Justin Schwinn of Langley Air Force Base in Virginia turned 20 years old on Aug. 2. He is the son of Brian and Linda K. Schwinn.
McLouth Happenings
August 12, 2013
McLouth Cub Scout Pack 81 will hold a parent and scout information night for boys in grades 1-5 and their parents at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in the McLouth school library.
Jarbalo Jottings
August 12, 2013
Frances Jeannin went Friday to the county fair for the senior citizens entertainment in the big tent.
Remember When: A community review of Tonganoxie
A new map
August 12, 2013
Linwood revives pioneer festival (Captions under pictures): Carrie Gast, 2, drops candy in her sack during Saturday’s parade at Linwood; Maggie Stiltner checks on her winnings at the duck pond; Lions Club members kept a bonfire going all day to provide coals to cook chicken; Stuart Sweeney, Linwood Lions Club member, turns chicken halves at the barbecue with help from his son, Jacob; and J.W. Evans, Tonganoxie, smiles as he accepts a gooseberry pie from Robin Hilt, one of the organizers of the festival. Evans was high bidder on the gooseberry pie.
Athletes to watch: Part 1
August 12, 2013
Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series highlighting some of the top fall athletes at Tonganoxie and McLouth high schools. Each of these athletes played pivotal roles on their respective teams last season and are seemingly poised for even more success in 2013. This series will continue through The Mirror’s Aug. 28 print edition. Athletes are listed in no particular order.