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McLouth Happenings: Threshing Bee Grounds has busy schedule in couple months
July 14, 2021
McLouth is preparing for more events at the Threshing Bee Grounds. The Heart of America Antique Steam Engine and Model Association will present the 64th Annual McLouth Threshing Bee on Sept. 17-19 at the Threshing Bee Grounds.
Linwood News: Family entertainment show; Scams and fraud program; Bingo night with food truck
July 14, 2021
The Linwood Community Library will host Jay and Leslie of Laughing Matters this week. They will present the fun-filled show Nifty Tricks and Hare-Brained Stories starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the library.
Leavenworth County Fair officials hoping for big return after pandemic forces hiatus
July 14, 2021
The Leavenworth County Fair has been a staple of Tonganoxie summers for 95 years. The COVID-19 pandemic put that annual happening, like so many other things, on hiatus in 2020. But the livestock shows and carnival rides and fair fare — funnel cakes and corn dogs and other deep-fried goodness — will be in full force as the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds are expected to bustle again later this month.
Tonganoxie’s Shephard named to Journal-World’s all-area squad for girls track
July 14, 2021
Here’s a look at all-area selections from the Lawrence Journal-World for girls track:
Tonganoxie High grad Martin named East’s MVP at Kansas Shrine Bowl
July 14, 2021
A recent Tonganoxie High graduate had a big game this past month at the 48th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl at Hutchinson’s Gowan Stadium. He hopes he’ll have at least one more opportunity to have success there during his collegiate career in a few months.
KCK man killed in Thursday wreck near Basehor on U.S. 24-40
July 14, 2021
A 48-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man died in a two-vehicle accident Thursday on U.S. Highway 24-40 near Basehor. The accident occurred about 7:30 a.m. Thursday near U.S. 24-40 and 174th Street.
Remember When: A Community Review for July 14, 2021
July 14, 2021
Editor Don Waterman notes in his column, “As I See It,” that fair week is always a big deal in Leavenworth County and bigger and better are in the plans for this year. One of the main features will be the Livestock Auction on Friday evening.