Archive for Wednesday, December 16, 2015

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Kansas issues $400 million in highway construction bonds
December 16, 2015
The Kansas Department of Transportation has issued a state record of $400 million in highway construction bonds to take advantage of the suspension of a state law limiting the agency’s debt burden.
Tonganoxie wrestling tough on the road
December 16, 2015
Tonganoxie kept on plugging away in tournament competition this past Friday and Saturday at the Eudora Tournament of Champions. Several wrestlers turned in third-place finishes as THS placed sixth out of 23 teams. Rossville, the top-ranked team in Class 3A, won the meet with 287 points. THS had 170 in sixth. “They wrestled tough,” THS coach Ross Starcher said about his team. “A lot of them had seven, eight matches. They just kept going and going.”
Big second-half rally falls short for Tonganoxie High girls
December 16, 2015
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team got off to a slow start Friday on the road against Ottawa, but the Chieftains showed signs of life in the second half.
Tonganoxie High boys fall in road contest
December 16, 2015
Tonganoxie tried to work the ball around for better shots Friday, but the Ottawa defense gave the Chieftains some problems in a non-conference game in Ottawa. Tonganoxie fell into an early hole and trailed, 13-3, after the first quarter. THS couldn’t make up the difference and Ottawa eventually prevailed, 53-35.
McLouth teams drop road games
December 16, 2015
The McLouth boys basketball team fell to 0-3 after losing two games last week. Horton rolled MHS, 78-31, Dec. 8 in Horton before Immaculata kept the Bulldogs winless on Friday in Immaculata. The Raiders won, 57-30.
Substate, regional assignments for Tongaoxie, McLouth
December 16, 2015
Substate and regional assignments have been announced for high school basketball and wrestling. Tonganoxie will be the host for a Class 4A Division I substate March 3-5 at THS. Other teams at the substate are Atchison, De Soto and Eudora. All games will be played at Tonganoxie High School.
Tonganoxie police calls, Nov. 6-Dec. 1, 2015
December 16, 2015
Tonganoxie police calls, Nov. 6-Dec. 1, 2015:
Tonganoxie USD 464 recognizes Becker for years of service
Hires, resignations approved
December 16, 2015
Before getting into the heart of its meeting Monday, the Tonganoxie School Board took time to recognize Debbie Becker for her years of service in the school district. Becker, a secretary at Tonganoxie Elementary School, retired after 25 years with the district. She stayed for the transition to the new TES this year and officially retired in recent weeks.
Accomplished musicians to perform Sunday at First Congregational Church of Tonganoxie
December 16, 2015
The First Congregational Church of Tonganoxie is hosting a Christmas concert featuring a trio of accomplished musicians.
Newman University gets $2 million from Fugate Enterprises
December 16, 2015
Newman University in Kansas has received a $2 million gift from Fugate Enterprises.
Kansas regents to consider revised guns-on-campus policy
December 16, 2015
A Kansas Board of Regents panel has advanced a plan governing how to allow concealed weapons on the state’s college campuses by mid-2017.