Archive for Wednesday, May 15, 2013

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Springdale News
May 15, 2013
Judy Sloan, Evelyn Schwinn and Maxine Tucker met at the home of Eugene and Eileen Kramer in Leavenworth to prepare letters to the members of the Easton Rural High School Alumni Association for their upcoming reunion.
McLouth Happenings
May 15, 2013
Mark your calendars. Enjoy a full day of family fun Saturday, June 1, at McLouth’s 22nd Annual BBQ Blowout — “Northeast Kansas State BBQ Championship” — sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society, at Prairie Park on the west edge of McLouth. Visit with approximately 40 BBQ teams competing for trophies and prize money.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 15, 2013
There will be a memorial service at 2:30 p.m. May 19 at Eagle Cemetery. Another memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. May 26 at Fall Creek Cemetery.
Remember when: A community review of Tonganoxie
May 15, 2013
During more than 30 years, Karen Daniels has watched people come and go from city hall — 40 city council members and six mayors, including the current council. But this week, it is the long-time municipal court clerk who is heading out the door at 321 Delaware St. Today is Daniels’ final day as a city employee. She is retiring from her position after 30 years and four months.
Tonganoxie , McLouth seniors to graduate Saturday
May 15, 2013
The Classes of 2013 at Tonganoxie High School and McLouth High School soon will have their diplomas.
City Council approves salary increase for city administrator
May 15, 2013
Tonganoxie City Administrator Nathan McCommon’s contract has been renewed with about a 14 percent pay increase.
Taking Center Stage
Tonganoxie High School forensics team brings home another trophy
May 15, 2013
Anyone who drives through Tonganoxie along U.S. Highway 24-40 from the south vividly can see the success the Tonganoxie High School debate team has enjoyed through the years.
Dog treat business booming for students with special needs
May 15, 2013
Peanut butter, banana, pumpkin banana and cheesy garlic are some popular flavors Tonganoxie special education students are whipping up these days.
Retiring Tonganoxie USD 464 educators to be honored
May 15, 2013
Tonganoxie Education Association and Tonganoxie USD 464 will have a retirement honoring several people in the school district.
Nursing Center celebrating National Nursing Home Week
03:27 p.m., May 15, 2013 Updated 03:27 p.m.
Tonganoxie Nursing Center will be celebrating National Nursing Home Week with activities today.
SETTING THE BAR HIGH: Whitledge, Griffin evolve into dynamic high jump duo
Teammates eye third regional sweep, return to state
May 15, 2013
Since first joining the Tonganoxie High track and field team, Jenny Whitledge has made one thing absolutely clear: Whenever she sets foot on a high jump pit, a gold medal is on the line.
Chieftain soccer blanks Maranatha in regional opener
THS will play Thursday at Sumner
11:40 a.m., May 15, 2013 Updated 01:21 p.m.
The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team opened a 3-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 5-0 win in its regional opener Tuesday against Maranatha Christian Academy.
New judicial-selection plan fails
May 15, 2013
A plan to change how Kansas fills vacancies on its two highest courts foundered Tuesday when the Kansas Bar Association’s board decided to oppose it.
Food: Carbonara cool — Creamy comfort food becomes summer salad
May 15, 2013
Pasta carbonara — richly cheesy, creamy and studded with crisped pancetta — is easily one of the most comforting of pasta dishes. The only trouble is, with the onset of warmer weather we tend to crave salads more than steaming bowls of pasta. So for this recipe, we decided to have it both ways.