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Bonner Springs hands Chieftain girls first loss
January 8, 2013
After cruising to a 6-0 start, the Tonganoxie High girls faced arguably their toughest test of the season Tuesday against Bonner Springs. A win was well within reach late in the game, but missed chances and untimely errors proved too costly down the stretch.
Dominant fourth quarter propels THS boys past Braves
January 8, 2013
Early in the season, the Tonganoxie High learned what it felt like to see a close game slowly slip out of reach. When Bonner Springs came to town on Tuesday, though, the Chieftains were on the opposite end of that spectrum.
Five questions: Time to read
04:00 p.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Basehor Community Library Director Diana Weaver talks about sitting down with a good book in the new year.
Support both inside, outside classroom key when returning
January 8, 2013
You’ve decided you’re heading back to school, and you’ve picked a program that will serve you well. But still, a lot of questions remain.
Partnership to provide career opportunities, technical education
January 8, 2013
Lawrence may be home to the largest university in the state of Kansas, but for people who grow up here and whose career plans involve something other than a four-year college degree, access to other kinds of post-secondary education has traditionally been limited.
Resident named to Arkansas college dean’s list for fall
January 8, 2013
A Tonganoxie resident has been named to the dean’s list of an Arkansas college.
Republican Women to meet
January 8, 2013
The Leavenworth County Republican Women’s Club will have a luncheon program at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the Heritage Center, 109 Delaware in Leavenworth.
Sunday open house to honor Lenahan’s 90th birthday
January 8, 2013
An open house for John Lenahan’s 90th birthday will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Tonganoxie VFW Hall.
HOME FOR DEBATE: Tonganoxie host for state tourney
January 8, 2013
Roughly 250 high school debate students from across the state will be arguing their hardest Friday and Saturday in Tonganoxie.
Knights of Columbus to sponsor annual free throw contest
January 8, 2013
Tonganoxie Knights of Columbus will sponsor its annual youth free-throw championship.
Mirror’s baby contest still not over
January 8, 2013
The new year is roughly a week old and a winner of The Mirror’s First Baby of the New Year Contest has not been named.
Jarbalo Jottings
January 8, 2013
Christine Black spent two weeks at Christmastime with Charles and Matt Black in Utah.
McLouth Happenings
January 8, 2013
Rehearsals for the spring session of University of Saint Mary community band begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the Walnut Room, second floor of Mead Hall on USM campus, 4100 South Fourth St., in Leavenworth.
Remember When: A Community Review
January 8, 2013
Deaths: Gary Bishop, 51, Basehor, died Dec. 17, 2002; Mildred V. New, 89, Leavenworth, died Dec. 27, 2002; Doris Lorene Powell, 82, Guthrie Center, Iowa, died Dec. 25, 2002; Richard Harry “Dick” Ristow, 70, Hermitage, Mo., died Dec. 18, 2002.
McLouth Sports Round-Up: Jan. 4-5
January 8, 2013
The McLouth High basketball teams each struggled in their 2013 openers against Horton. The girls dropped a 48-15 decision to the Chargers, while the boys fell by a 53-48 margin.