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Missed chances cost Chieftain boys at BLHS
February 5, 2013
When the Tonganoxie High boys squared off against Basehor-Linwood on Tuesday, they did more than enough on defense to win. Unfortunately, the solid defensive effort was countered by their lowest scoring output of the season.
Whitledge hits 1,000-point mark in win vs. Bobcats
February 5, 2013
Reaching 1,000 career points may not have been atop Jenny Whitledge’s priority list, but nonetheless, the Tonganoxie High senior has officially joined a short list of Chieftain players to accomplish that feat.
Five questions: Tonganoxie Phil
February 5, 2013
Longtime Leavenworth County physician Dr. Phil Stevens also is known as Tonganoxie Phil. Stevens explains how he got the name, which he’s known for each February with Groundhog Day.
Tonganoxie photographer uses benefit calendars to help people in need
February 5, 2013
For Misty and Brian Bartlett, 2009 was a year full of challenges.
Tonganoxie students to celebrate FCCLA Week
February 5, 2013
Tonganoxie High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter will be celebrating its organization next week.
Public invited to Quilt of Valor presentation Tuesday
February 5, 2013
Tonganoxie Senior Quilters will present a Quilt of Valor to Staff Sgt. Zeke Crozier during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Florence Riford Senior Center, Sixth and Bury streets in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie VFW essay winners recognized
February 5, 2013
Tonganoxie middle and high school students recently were recognized for their winning writings at the Tonganoxie VFW Post Home.
McLouth High to crown King, Queen of Courts
February 5, 2013
McLouth High School is celebrating King and Queen of Courts with themed days throughout the week and a canned food drive.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 5, 2013
It is good to know that Orville Oelschlaeger is home after being hospitalized for a while. He and Rosie wish to thank everyone for visits, cards and prayers. Recent visitors were John Oelschlaeger of Lawrence, Gary Oelschlaeger of Overland Park and Marilyn Oxley.
Springdale News
February 5, 2013
Peggy Gillaspie was visiting her mother Evelyn Schwinn on Jan. 26. She later attended a baby shower for a niece in Lansing.
McLouth Happenings
February 5, 2013
“The Wrights” will present a Southern Gospel Worship Concert at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of McLouth. Everyone is welcome.
Remember When: A Community Review of Tonganoxie
February 5, 2013
THS debaters sweep state: “We won it all!” Megan Needham’s comment sums up Tonganoxie’s victorious weekend at the state debate tournament. The 14 Tonganoxie High School debaters came home victorious in their competition against 40 schools — with a combined total of 37 wins and six losses.
Dual win sets stage for KVL wrestling tournament
February 5, 2013
One week removed from a dual win against the No. 2 team in the state, the Tonganoxie High wrestling team is ready to defend its first league title in more than three decades.