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McLouth Happenings: Halloween festivities, church chili supper and tree lighting information
October 26, 2017
Enjoy the ride of your life on the Threshers Lair Haunted Hayride on Saturday at the McLouth Threshing Bee Grounds. The hayrides are 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $10 per person; $5 for children ages 6 and younger.
Linwood News: Hayride, early childhood screening, movie night and Bluegrass show
October 26, 2017
The city of Linwood is hosting its annual hayride and costume contest this weekend. It will be 7 p.m. Saturday at the city park. Refreshments will be available. For more information, contact City Hall.
Tonganoxie High boys cross country wins regional title
October 26, 2017
Tonganoxie brought home a regional title Saturday in cross country. The THS boys team finished first at the Class 4A regional at Wyandotte County Park, meaning the Chieftains will compete as a full team at the state cross country championships this coming Saturday in Wamego. The top three teams will compete as full teams at state.
Kaw Valley, district titles on line Friday in Tonganoxie-Basehor clash
October 26, 2017
The floodgates opened midway through the second quarter Friday for the Tonganoxie High football team. THS led Piper, 7-0, when Connor Searcy scored on a 9-yard run with 7:58 left before halftime. On the next play, Tonganoxie recovered the kickoff. Moments later, quarterback Mason Beach found Zac Morgan for a reception and Morgan ran it in for a 23-yard pass play.
Spooky spots in Tonganoxie area for Halloween celebrations
October 26, 2017
Halloween festivities are nearly here. Whether it’s Spooktacular on Friday in Tonganoxie or haunted hayrides Saturday in McLouth, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the holiday in the area.
Atchison thwarts Tonganoxie High volleyball push for another state berth
October 26, 2017
Tonganoxie High looked poised to answer Atchison on Saturday in a third and deciding set in the first round of a Class 4A Division I substate in Atchison. THS won the first set, 25-15, but had just fallen in the second, 25-18. In the third, the Chieftains jumped out to a 3-0 lead before Atchison answered. The team went back-and-forth. Leading 9-7, Tonganoxie’s Abby Marcouillier made a tough defensive play.
Tyson narrows list to three potential sites
October 26, 2017
TOPEKA — Local officials have confirmed that three Kansas counties are finalists for a new Tyson Foods Inc. chicken-processing plant. The sites are in Cloud County in north-central Kansas, Montgomery County in southeastern Kansas and Sedgwick County in south-central Kansas. Montgomery County proposed a site in Coffeyville. State Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Heather Lansdowne said last week that 16 communities in Kansas pursued the project, and Tyson narrowed the list to three.