Archive for Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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Five questions: Thirsty plants
June 11, 2013
Rains of the last two months give hope that the drought of the previous two summers has ended.
Springdale News
June 11, 2013
Billy, Brenda and Kyle Schwinn traveled June 1 to Smith Center for the wedding of Erica Lucas, daughter of Rev. Matt and Kristi Lucas. Rev. Lucas was a pastor at Springdale Friends Church a few years back.
McLouth Happenings
June 11, 2013
The McLouth United Methodist Church invites all young people, ranging from 4 years old to those who have completed fourth grade, to participate in Vacation Bible School.
Jarbalo Jottings
June 11, 2013
Florence Fevurly, a longtime resident of Jarbalo, recently celebrated her 86th birthday. She lives in Sun City, Ariz.
Remember When: A Community Review
June 11, 2013
Second annual community band forms: Ice cream social, concert set July 1. Mr. Van’s at it again. Building on the success of last year’s community band program, Charles VanMiddlesworth, Tonganoxie’s band director, is recruiting musicians to play in the 2003 community band. Band practices, which will last about 90 minutes, will continue on Tuesday nights through the month of June.
Tonganoxie Days: Shawnee team wins big at event’s BBQ Blowout
03:10 p.m., June 11, 2013 Updated 03:35 p.m.
A perennial competitor for the last five years, Chris Cox is no stranger to the Tonganoxie Days BBQ Blowout.
Arkansas school dean’s list includes Tonganoxie student
June 11, 2013
Rachel Collinge of Tonganoxie named to Harding University dean’s list.
Student named to dean’s list at Benedictine
June 11, 2013
A Tonganoxie resident has been named to the Benedictine College Dean’s List.
Chamber to have coffee meeting Thursday
June 11, 2013
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commcerce will have its monthly coffee meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday.
Ventriloquist to visit library; movie series continues
June 11, 2013
Ventriloquist Kevin Horner will entertain children from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tonganoxie Public Library, 303 S. Bury.
Tidal Waves open season vs. Bonner Springs
June 11, 2013
The Tongie Tidal Waves’ season-opening meet on Friday marked the first live action for swimmers and volunteers alike, and early returns were positive on both ends of the spectrum.
Graf takes over McLouth boys hoops
June 11, 2013
The McLouth High boys basketball team will be under new leadership this season, but that doesn’t mean there will be an unfamiliar face on the sideline when November rolls around.
McLouth girls begin prep with camp
June 11, 2013
Throughout her first season at McLouth High, girls basketball coach Lindsey Graf said her Bulldog squad made improvements that weren’t always visible from the stands. Last week, Graf and company returned to the hardwood in search of further progress for the upcoming season.
Local kids head to lake for annual fishing clinic
June 11, 2013
Last week, more than 30 local youths made their way to Leavenworth State Fishing Lake for a chance to participate in a classic summer tradition.
Tennis camp returns to Chieftain Park
June 11, 2013
The rarely-used tennis courts at Chieftain Park were buzzing with activity last week when local youths got a rare opportunity to hone their skills with a racket.
State education board to act on science standards
June 11, 2013
Vote set for today
Farm bill passes with Moran’s support
June 11, 2013
Roberts votes against that now goes to U.S. House