Archive for Wednesday, February 8, 2017

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Tonganoxie High girls pick up victory at Turner
February 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie girls basketball team traveled to Turner High School early last week, coming away with a convincing 53-37 victory.
Tonganoxie City Council denies church request in Urban Hess, cites zoning regulations
February 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie City Council has denied a church from having a lot in the Urban Hess Business Center. The building, which is owned by Eric Finkbiner, once was a greenhouse and later a motorcycle shop. Finkbiner, who operated the pharmacy at the former B&J Country Mart, had plans for a business in the pharmaceutical company for his building in Urban Hess, but those plans fell through. Finkbiner said he hasn’t made much money off a previous tenant, so when the Kaw Valley Church of Christ wanted to come to an agreement on the building, he jumped at the chance.
Ballots sent out for Tonganoxie sales tax question
February 8, 2017
Ballots should start popping up in Tonganoxie mailboxees for the Tonganoxie’sdf 3/4-cent sales tax replacement vote, Informational meetings have taken place, but The Mirror continues to offer information about the mail-in election, including a story from Tuesday’s second and final informational meeting, which took place after The Mirror’s deadline Tuesday evening in Tonganoxie City Council Chambers.
Philling in for a legend in Tonganoxie
February 8, 2017
Groundhog Day was last week, which for many years meant Tonganoxie Phil, aka Dr. Phil Stevens, would emerge from his office to check whether he saw his shadow. One of Tonganoxie’s most beloved citizens, Stevens died in 2015 on the 60th anniversary of practicing medicine.
Tonganoxie High wrestlers drop tough match with Bonner Springs
February 8, 2017
Tonganoxie High wrestling lost a hard-fought dual last week against Bonner Springs. Bonner Springs outlasted THS, 42-31, as the Chieftains fell to 9-2 on the season in dual competition.
On the dotted line at Tonganoxie High
Teammates Brown, Graham sign with Baker for football
February 8, 2017
Jordan Brown and Devan Graham are best friends and teammates at Tonganoxie High School. They’ll continue those relationships at Baker University. The two THS seniors signed national letters of intent on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1. It’s the first day high school seniors can sign letters of intent to play football at the collegiate level.
Substate, postseason coming up at end of month for Tonganoxie, McLouth teams
February 8, 2017
The postseason will be here at the end of the month for basketball and wrestling teams. Here’s a closer look at where Tonganoxie and McLouth teams are headed:
Chieftain boys shut down by Turner
February 8, 2017
The Tonganoxie High boys squad was put away early in a 56-33 road loss last week at Turner in Kansas City, Kan.
McLouth basketball teams fall to Immaculata on the road
February 8, 2017
McLouth High basketball teams nearly came away with victories Friday against Immaculata. The girls fell, 42-37, while the boys lost, 46-41. McLouth had a 10-9 lead after the first quarter in the girls game and trailed by just two at half time, 17-15.