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Tonganoxie Invitational: Tuesday recap
January 15, 2013
Here is a recap of Tuesday’s action at the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Chieftain girls cruise by Eudora to reach semis
January 15, 2013
A fast start proved to be the only highlight of the Tonganoxie High girls’ game against Eudora, but that was all the team needed to earn itself a spot in the semifinals of its home tournament.
THS boys fend off De Soto in tournament opener
January 15, 2013
The Tonganoxie High boys continued their trend of nail-biting wins on Tuesday with a 58-54 victory against De Soto in the opening round of the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Mayor appoints new council member
January 15, 2013
A part-time professor has been appointed to the Tonganoxie City Council.
PUTTING THE BADGE DOWN: Zoellner retires after 44 years at sheriff’s office
January 15, 2013
It’s been many years since Dave Zoellner first put on a Leavenworth County Sheriff’s office uniform. But for Zoellner, it doesn’t seem that long ago.
Five questions: Parents as teachers
02:50 p.m., January 15, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Parents as Teachers provides services for families with children ages 3 and under. Donna Higbee, certified parent educator for Wyandotte County, talks about the 25-year-old program.
Hopkins is only candidate filed for Tonganoxie elections
January 15, 2013
As of Tuesday morning, Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board member Dan Hopkins is the only person to have filed for Tonganoxie elections.
VFW, First State bank to host legislative update Saturday
January 15, 2013
Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271 and First State Bank and Trust are having a legislative update at 1 p.m. Saturday at the VFW Post Home.
Church collects canned goods for ‘Souper Bowl Challenge’
January 15, 2013
Tonganoxie United Methodist Church is inviting the community to join it in collecting cans of soup, chili and SpaghettiO’s for the “Souper Bowl Challenge” versus the McLouth United Methodist Church.
Lenahan celebrates 90th birthday
02:42 p.m., January 15, 2013 Updated 02:56 p.m.
John Lenahan was dressed for a party Sunday afternoon at the Tonganoxie VFW Post Home. In a suit and tie and sporting a World War II veteran hat, Lenahan chatted with well-wishers who helped him celebrate his 90th birthday.
Debate squad involved in wreck
January 15, 2013
Nickerson High School students who were in Tonganoxie for the state debate tournament were injured Saturday in a two-vehicle accident.
NO PLACE LIKE HOME: Tonganoxie High debate team earns 1st state title since 2010
January 15, 2013
Tonganoxie High four-speaker debate team members were hitting the Pepto Bismol fairly hard Friday and Saturday.
Legion Auxiliary meeting set
January 15, 2013
A meeting to discuss bringing back an American Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Tonganoxie will take place from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Mirth Cafe Too, 1212 E. U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie.
USD 464 to offer special needs clinic
January 15, 2013
A special needs planning clinic is coming to the Tonganoxie High School campus.
Remember When: A Community Review
January 15, 2013
Band sweeps up at Liberty Bowl: The Marching Chieftains excelled during competitions last week at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn.
Counterfeit bills circulating in Tonganoxie
January 15, 2013
Counterfeit bills are cropping up in Tonganoxie.
Springdale News
January 15, 2013
Ed and Peggy Gillaspie and Evelyn Schwinn went to Pleasant Ridge Middle School on Saturday, Jan. 5, for a 6th birthday party for Ariana Holman. The children made crafts and played games. Birthday cake and snacks were served.
Jarbalo Jottings
January 15, 2013
Jarbalo United Methodist Women met Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the church. President Marilyn Oxley opened the meeting and Pastor Larry Grove gave a prayer.
McLouth Happenings
January 15, 2013
A free infant and preschool screening clinic will be put on by Keystone Learning Services and the Jefferson County Health Department.
Tonganoxie Invitational: Team capsules
January 15, 2013
Here is some information on all 16 of this year’s Tonganoxie Invitational participants.
Tonganoxie Invitational returns to THS
Chieftains out to defend home floor
January 15, 2013
The brackets have been set, the teams have arrived and the wait is finally over. The annual Tonganoxie Invitational basketball tournaments have officially begun.