Archive for Thursday, April 10, 2014

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Chieftain soccer ties with De Soto
April 10, 2014
The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team played even with one of the state’s top returning teams Thursday, finishing in a 0-0 tie at Frontier League opponent De Soto.
Kansas GOP leader defends teacher tenure plan
April 10, 2014
A top Kansas Republican sought Wednesday to quell criticism of a proposal to eliminate tenure for public school teachers approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated school funding plan, suggesting the anti-tenure measure is not as harsh as portrayed.
Kansas: Husband awaiting retrial in wife’s strangulation death out on bond
April 10, 2014
A Lawrence man awaiting a retrial in the 2004 death of his wife has bonded out of jail.
Johnson, Wyandotte counties pledge $65,000 apiece to land GOP convention
April 10, 2014
Four governments in the bistate Kansas City metro area have pledged $260,000 for a campaign to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas Highway Patrol ‘Tweeting Troopers’ post tips
April 10, 2014
A group of seven Kansas Highway Patrol officers called the Tweeting Troopers is discovering the power of social media to spread information during storms, traffic obstructions or simply to post educational messages.
THS softball struggles vs. Bobcats
April 10, 2014
In its first outing of the season, the Tonganoxie High softball team had no problem scoring run after run. Nearly two weeks later, the Chieftains’ offensive production was nowhere to be found.