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McLouth volleyball goes 1-1 on senior night
October 8, 2013
McLouth High fell to Leavenworth-Immaculata and defeated Oskaloosa in a triangular Tuesday at MHS.
Brownback administration drops federal grant program to help people apply for food stamps
October 8, 2013
Five groups affected
Kansas Supreme Court justices grill lawyers during school finance appeal
October 8, 2013
The Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling by the end of the year.
Tonganoxie American Legion Women’s Auxiliary leading clothing drive
October 8, 2013
Tonganoxie American Legion Auxiliary Post 41 is having a warmth drive in the coming weeks.
Tonganoxie man to appear Wednesday in court on cocaine charges
October 8, 2013
A 35-year-old Tonganoxie man and a 28-year-old Overland Park woman face charges Wednesday in Leavenworth County District Court following a Tonganoxie police drug bust that involved crack cocaine.
Soup supper is Oct. 18
October 8, 2013
The United Methodist Women of Tonganoxie United Methodist Church are sponsoring their annual community soup supper, which will be 4:30-7 p.m. at Hughes Hall in the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St.
Linwood fundraiser to include live music, eats, dancing
October 8, 2013
A Linwood Community Building dance and fundraiser will start at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the community building, Third and Main streets in Linwood.
Reno Fire Department open house is Saturday
October 8, 2013
The Reno Township Fire Department will have its annual open house noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the fire station, 12755 238th Street, Linwood.
Sacred Heart turkey dinner, bazaar set for Sunday
October 8, 2013
Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s annual bazaar and turkey dinner will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1100 West St. in Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Elementary groundbreaking is Monday
October 8, 2013
Tonganoxie USD 464 will have a groundbreaking ceremony for the new elementary school Monday during the school board’s monthly meeting.
New parade plans highlight THS homecoming week
October 8, 2013
There’s a new wrinkle planned for this year’s Tonganoxie High School Homecoming Week — a slight reversal of previous tradition.
Chamber coffee is Thursday at Tonganoxie historic site
October 8, 2013
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce’s October coffee will be 8 a.m. Thursday at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St. in Tonganoxie.
Letter to the editor: Donations needed at local food bank
October 8, 2013
As a volunteer at the Good Shepherd Thrift Store and Food Bank, I would like to remind everyone in the area what an asset it is to the community.
Spooktacular set for Oct. 25 in downtown Tonganoxie
October 8, 2013
This year’s Tonganoxie Spooktacular event will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in downtown Tonganoxie.
Latest USD 464 hall of fame class to be inducted Friday
October 8, 2013
Longtime educators and Tonganoxie residents will be honored during Tonganoxie High School homecoming festivities Friday.
Springdale News
October 8, 2013
Sharon Lynn and Evelyn Schwinn visited their brother, Harold Steed, Sept. 26 at Golden Living in Edwardsville. They took him some new clothes and had a very good visit.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 8, 2013
Don Kirby has retired from Mid-America Pump and will now be full time at his own shop, K II Machine Shop, and the Kirby farm where his father, Wayne, had a shop for many years.
Pretty (supportive) in pink
Local bank raising money to help breast cancer survivors
October 8, 2013
Community National Bank employees in Tonganoxie and Basehor are painting their branches pink on Fridays this month.
Activist hopes shutdown will spark ‘Occupy Congress’ movement
October 8, 2013
Steve Robinson says he hasn’t engaged in any political demonstrations for the last year or so.
Tonganoxie police calls, Sept. 13-25, 2013
October 8, 2013
Tonganoxie police calls, Sept. 27-Oct. 6, 2013:
Chieftain soccer falls at Lansing
October 8, 2013
Each of Tonganoxie High’s last two games evolved into tough, back-and-forth affairs, but unfortunately, the Chieftains came up on the short end in both contests.
THS volleyball gets pair of wins
October 8, 2013
Following a six-day break, the Tonganoxie High volleyball team got back in the win column Monday at KC Washington.
Chieftains, Bulldogs run at McLouth Invitational
01:30 a.m., October 8, 2013 Updated 08:44 p.m.
When the McLouth Invitational was called off last month because of inclement weather, the Tonganoxie and McLouth girls were already at the starting line. The race was finally run Monday, and for both Chieftain teams, it was worth the wait.