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Health focus: Key to fighting obesity is in small changes, not quick fix
04:06 p.m., January 22, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
As the first month of the year comes to an end, so do most people’s new year resolutions, many of which are weight-loss related.
Sacred Heart bingo Saturday
January 22, 2013
Sacred Heart Catholic Church will have its 12th annual bingo fundraiser starting at 5:45 p.m. Saturday at the Sacred Heart Parish Center, U.S. Highway 24-40 and West Washington Street in Tonganoxie.
St. Pat’s Day Parade meeting Thursday at Coffee Depot
January 22, 2013
This year’s Tonganoxie St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be under new leadership and there will be a meeting for volunteers interested in helping with the parade.
Tonganoxie Elementary School honor rolls announced
January 22, 2013
Tonganoxie Elementary School fourth-graders have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2012-13 school year.
EARLY ARRIVAL: Schultz baby is 1st of new year
January 22, 2013
Dustin and Jessica Schultz thought their firstborn was going to be a New Year’s Day baby. “We actually went in on New Year’s Eve,” Dustin Schultz said about a trip to the hospital. “It was a false alarm.”
Five questions: Winter blues?
03:32 p.m., January 22, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Mental health professionals say feeling down during the winter months may be more than just a case of winter blues.
City Council requesting input about intersection
January 22, 2013
The Tonganoxie City Council is asking for residents to offer input about traffic improvements along U.S. Highway 24-40 at Laming Road and Stone Creek. The council will discuss the topic at Monday’s 7 p.m. meeting in council chambers.
Most candidates running unopposed in April election
January 22, 2013
Many Tonganoxie City Council and Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board races will be uncontested this spring.
Holland: A new session
January 22, 2013
The Kansas Legislature gaveled back into session this past week in Topeka to continue the people’s work.
Ritchey: Not so scientific
January 22, 2013
A couple months ago, I read a distressing article in the Lawrence Journal-World.
Man says officials didn’t do enough in daughter’s sex abuse case
January 22, 2013
Jefferson County resident Terry Snell says his 6-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by a teenager at a McLouth school in 2011.
State health officials urge Kansans to test for radon in homes
January 22, 2013
Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. For nonsmokers, it is the first.
Brownback unveils $10M mental health program
January 22, 2013
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback early this month proposed a $10 million initiative to boost mental health services to targeted populations.
Local health departments fret cutbacks in HIV testing
January 22, 2013
The state health department earlier this month stopped analyzing HIV tests for many of the state’s medium and small counties and also stopped providing rapid or oral test kits, which is creating a new burden for cash-strapped health departments and creating some uncertainty whether they can continue testing for the disease in some rural locations around Kansas.
Key to fighting obesity is in small changes, not quick fix
January 22, 2013
As the first month of the year comes to an end, so do most people’s new year resolutions, many of which are weight-loss related.
MHS girls to put on youth clinic
January 22, 2013
The McLouth High girls basketball team will put on a youth clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 2, at the MHS gold gymnasium.
Bulldog boys go 1-2, finish fourth in home tournament
January 22, 2013
The McLouth High boys opened their home tournament with a tight win against Jeff West, but dropped their next two on the way to a fourth-place finish.
McLouth Happenings
January 22, 2013
McLouth Public Library’s book discussion group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. For more information, please call 913-796-2225.
Jarbalo Jottings
January 22, 2013
Steve and Sarah Adcox are the parents of twin boys born Dec. 10 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. They boys have been named Blake and Beau. They were welcomed by sisters Robyn 7, and Taylor, 6, and brother Adam, 3. Sarah is the daughter of Jim Winkler.
Remember When: A Community Review
January 22, 2013
Caption under picture: Suzy Ross, a Tonganoxie Historical Society member, shows off a desk used by the headmaster at Tonganoxie’s Quaker Academy, a school which operated from about 1884 to 1897.