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Third quarter dooms Chieftain boys in loss to MVHS
February 19, 2013
When Tonganoxie and Mill Valley went into the locker room at halftime, they were separated by just two points. However, in a matter of minutes after the break, a back-and-forth battle turned into a blowout.
THS girls fall short against Jaguars
February 19, 2013
The Tonganoxie High girls led most of the way and had several chances to win in the final minute, but couldn’t get over the hump in a 34-31 loss Tuesday against Class 5A Mill Valley.
THS basketball teams swept by Mill Valley
February 19, 2013
The Tonganoxie High girls had several opportunities to take the lead in the final minute, but couldn’t get over the hump in a 34-31 loss Tuesday against Class 5A Mill Valley.
THS wrestling climbs to No. 5 in final pre-state rankings
February 19, 2013
The Tonganoxie High wrestling team’s recent success hasn’t gone unnoticed, as the Chieftains rose four spots to No. 5 in the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association’s Class 4A pre-state rankings.
McLouth Round-Up: Feb. 19
February 19, 2013
McLouth High wrestlers Wyatt Farris and Wyatt Troupe saw their season come to an end Saturday at the Class 3-2-1A regional tournament in Onaga.
Dent’s only varsity season will end at state
THS senior grinds out two OT wins to punch ticket to Salina
February 19, 2013
If opportunity really knocks but once, Gus Dent made sure he’d be there to answer the door.
Five questions: Coming up Carver
February 19, 2013
Professor Mark Hersey completed his doctoral dissertation on George Washington Carver at Kansas University. Hersey discusses Carver’s contributions to science, as well as his time spent in Kansas.
Police putting more emphasis on school areas next month
February 19, 2013
The Tonganoxie Police Department will join other Kansas law enforcement agencies in putting additional emphasis on patrolling in school areas March 11-22.
State-sponsored class about boating to be Saturday
February 19, 2013
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is offering a boat safety education class from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Cabela’s conference room in Kansas City, Kan.
Early postcards to be topic of historical society meeting
February 19, 2013
Erika Nelson, an independent artist, educator and director of the World’s Largest Things Inc., will present “The Tall-Tale Postcards of Dad Martin and Pop Conrad” during the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society’s monthly meeting next week.
Soldier given warm welcome with Quilt of Valor
February 19, 2013
Staff Sgt. Zeke Crozier faced a difficult recovery after being injured in 2011 while serving in Afghanistan. Last week, Tonganoxie area residents showed their gratitude and support with a ceremony at which he was presented a Quilt of Valor at the Florence Riford Senior Center.
McLouth Happenings
February 19, 2013
• American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 41 will meet from 3-4 p.m. Sunday at Mirth Café Too, 1212 E. U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie. All eligible women are invited to participate.
Genesis Christian Academy to have Night of Knights on Friday
February 19, 2013
Genesis Christian Academy will have its Night of Knights fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Genesis Christian Academy gymnasium.
Pastor’s corner: Ryan Keltner
February 19, 2013
So, I am sitting here at Children’s Mercy with my son. He is getting ready to have his 13th surgery of his life and he is only 14.
Ritchey: Looking upward: Comet ISON may provide eye-catching sight
February 19, 2013
Listen up, dear readers.
Clinger: An offer of support inspired by Lady Gaga
February 19, 2013
Yes, I went to the Lady Gaga concert in Kansas City recently.
Jarbalo Jottings
February 19, 2013
The annual meeting of the Fall Creek Cemetery Corporation will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Alexandria Township Fire Station in Springdale.
Remember When: A Community Review
February 19, 2013
Caption under picture: On Monday morning. Tonganoxie American Legion members presented teddy bears to emergency workers who will give them to children (Pictured were Tonganoxie police officer, Jennifer Daniels, Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Services employees Randy Gilliam, EMT, and John Gilmore, paramedic; American Legion commander Jim Rogers, Jerry Baker, Tonganoxie firefighter John Callaghan, Tonganoxie fire chief Dave Bennett, Del Englen, Rick Muzzy, Buck Smith and Richard Dyer.
Tonganoxie police calls, Feb. 11-17
February 19, 2013
Tonganoxie police calls, Feb. 11-17