Archive for Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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Tonganoxie High seniors receive scholarships at awards night
May 27, 2015
Tonganoxie High School had its Senior Awards Night on May 14 at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the THS campus in advance of commencement exercises, which took place May 16.
McLouth Happenings
May 27, 2015
It’s time for Vacation Bible School for all children from 3 years old through fifth grade. The session will run from 9 a.m.- noon for five days starting Monday at First Baptist Church of McLouth. This year’s theme is “SonSpark Labs.”
Jarbalo Jottings
May 27, 2015
Eric Barnett took Thamar Barnett May 15 to Iola where she spent the night with Julia Carter and Shianne. Eric went to Moran and stayed with Paul and Lynn Heskett, Michelle and Isaac.
Tonganoxie students pitch in to help
May 27, 2015
Tonganoxie Elementary School students started a fund for paraprofessional Stephanie Maurer. A few students put money together and amassed $1.47 in change for the para, who has worked in the role nine years.
Tonganoxie thrower has record-breaking day
THS freshman soaring to state with top performance
May 27, 2015
Tonganoxie High had several athletes punch their tickets to state at a Class 4A regional Friday at Piper, but one particular performer might have had an effort for the ages.
Tough ending for Tonganoxie High soccer
May 27, 2015
It couldn’t have been much closer of a loss for the Tonganoxie High soccer team in the Class 4-3-2-1A playoffs last week.
Westar plans to buy wind power from new plant
May 27, 2015
Westar Energy says it plans to buy energy from a new wind farm to be built in Pratt County.
Kansas House approves bill revising land annexation process
May 27, 2015
Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill that would require cities and towns to get approval from counties before annexing land in some cases.
Kansas Senate plans to debate raising taxes to fix budget
May 27, 2015
The Kansas Senate is preparing to debate a plan for closing a projected state budget shortfall by raising sales, tobacco and gasoline taxes and suspending an income tax break for business owners.