Archive for Wednesday, July 4, 2018

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Tonganoxie High soccer looks for deeper postseason run after historic year
July 4, 2018
Last year’s season-ending loss still lingers with the Tonganoxie boys soccer team. It has been several months since a 4-2 defeat to Rose Hill in the quarterfinals, but the team won’t forget the feeling from that night anytime soon. The Chieftains, who stormed through an undefeated regular season, are determined to avenge the finish from last year.
McLouth Happenings
July 4, 2018
McLouth’s Fourth of July Fireworks Display will begin at dusk (approximately 9:30 p.m.). The best viewing will be from the Stan Braksick Sports Complex, sitting in the bleachers, looking east toward Rose Park. No personal fireworks are allowed. Enjoy an evening of family fun. Sponsored by McLouth Recreation Commission, City of McLouth and McLouth Fire Department.
Linwood News: Youth programs, Linwood Lions BBQ, KC author visit, teen advice wanted, teen aqnime drawing club
July 4, 2018
The Linwood Library will host a Teen Movie Night next week. The new to DVD release “Tomb Raider” will begin at 6:30 p.m. July 9 with snacks and drinks provided. Thursday summer reading programs continue at the Linwood Library on July 12 with a bird program from Wings of Love. The Rare Jewels of the Rainforest program features live birds including several endangered parrots and a curly crested toucan. Show begins at 12:30 pm.
Be New Youth Center unveils plans for Tonganoxie
July 4, 2018
The northeast corner of Fourth and Main streets in Tonganoxie has been home to a variety of things through the years. The last quarter-century, it’s been a music venue. Glen’s Opry House opened in 1994 before it became Annie’s Country Jubilee in 2003. For years the venue brought weekend crowds to downtown Tonganoxie for country music. In 2011, Annie’s closed. It didn’t reopen until 2014 when Roz McCommon opened The Jewel on Main, expanding the venues offerings to more music genres, comedies and other arts.
Communities celebrating Independence Day
July 4, 2018
Fireworks stands dot U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie. Though the community doesn’t have its own official Independence Day celebration, there is plenty of enthusiasm for the holiday with the many stands and, subsequently, the many residents shooting off fireworks for displays of their own.