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Tonganoxie USD 464 selects Nebraska firm for superintendent search
March 30, 2016
The Tonganoxie School Board is going a different route in its search for a new superintendent. After hearing from representatives of three groups vying to serve the district in its search process, the board approved, by a 4-3 vote, McPherson and Jacobson Superintendent Search Service.
Leavenworth man sentenced for battery, robbery
March 30, 2016
A 26-year-old Leavenworth man was sentenced to more than 16 years in the Kansas Department of Corrections for convictions of aggravated battery and robbery from a jury trial on Jan. 25-26. Clayton Wilmer was sentenced to 194 months, 162 months in KDOC for the aggravated battery and 32 months in KDOC for the robbery. The court ordered the two counts run consecutive. He must serve 36 months of post-release supervision upon completion of the prison sentence.
Citywide garage sale Saturday in Tonganoxie
March 30, 2016
Get ready to find some treasures this weekend. The Tonganoxie Citywide Garage Sale takes place this Saturday throughout Tonganoxie. Residents can have garage sales any week, but the first Saturdays in April and October have been designated as citywide garage sale dates.
McLouth Happenings
March 30, 2016
Donkey basketball again was a success at McLouth High School. The McLouth FFA put on the event Wednesday, March 23, in the Purple Gymnasium. A pulled pork meal took place in advance of the game.
Linwood News
March 30, 2016
The Brew to Brew run will take place Sunday and will go from the Boulevard Brewing Company in Kansas City, Mo., to Free State Brewery in Lawrence. You’ll see a lot of runners as well as transfer vehicles throughout Linwood. Please watch out when driving.
Jarbalo Jottings
March 30, 2016
Marilyn Oxley was voted in as director of the Fall Creek Cemetery Association for a three-year term at a meeting March 12. Others on the board are Ron Joles, secretary, and Jackie Schwinn, treasurer. There will be a clean-up day starting at 9 a.m. April 9 at the cemetery. The rain date is April 16. A memorial service will be May 29.
Tonganoxie senior earns K-State’s Putnam Scholarship
March 30, 2016
A Tonganoxie High School senior has been awarded Kansas State University’s Putnam Scholarship. Natalie Wolf received the scholarship during ceremonies Feb. 19 at K-State. Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students, presented the award.
Tonganoxie High teams open spring season
March 30, 2016
THS golf opens the season with a meet Thursday at Sunflower Hills Golf Course in Bonner Springs. The THS track team, meanwhile, heads Friday to Junction City for an invitational there. Other teams competing with Junction City and Tonganoxie are Great Bend, Hays, Salina Central, Salina South, Shawnee Heights and Turner.
McLouth basketball player named to all-Northeast Kansas League team; THS representatives on all-Journal-World list
March 30, 2016
McLouth High has representation on the all-Northeast Kansas League girls basketball team. McLouth freshman Madison Pope was named honorable mention for the girls team.
Tonganoxie softball rolls past Bishop Ward
March 30, 2016
Some lightning and torrential rain couldn’t dampen the Tonganoxie High softball team’s 2016 debut last week. THS swept Bishop Ward, 18-1 and 19-0, but had to wait out some rough weather during the second game. Already with a commanding lead, teams and fans took shelter. After the delay THS added enough runs to institute the mercy rule and the Chieftains improved to 2-0 on the season.
Kansas governor seeks changes to revenue-estimating process
March 29, 2016
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is seeking improvements to the revenue forecasting system after the state’s monthly estimates became overly optimistic during the past year.
Process continues for proposed luxury RV resort near Tonganoxie
March 29, 2016
Plans for a proposed 150-acre luxury RV resort east of the Stone Creek subdivision will continue to be reviewed by various groups in the coming weeks. The first reading for Ordinance 1408, annexing a small parcel of land to the city, took place at the March 21 Tonganoxie City Council meeting. The small parcel of land inadvertently was left out of a November request to annex roughly 150 acres into the city.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie’s Andy Suber
March 29, 2016
This week’s Face to Face profile features local real estate developer and construction manager Andy Suber.
Kansas Democrats file protest over school finance bill
March 28, 2016
Democrats in the Kansas House and Senate have filed a formal protest against a bill passed last week in the Republican-dominated Legislature in response to a state Supreme Court ruling that the state’s school funding is inequitable.
Tonganoxie Boy Scout provides lending library to downtown pocket park
March 28, 2016
Dakota Falley’s Eagle Scout project, it’s hoped, will encourage community reading for years to come. Falley, a Tonganoxie High School junior, recently completed his Eagle Scout project in the downtown Tonganoxie pocket park at Fourth and Delaware streets.
Tonganoxie High athlete signs to compete in track at Tabor for former THS coach
Tabor’s Kroeker taught in Tonganoxie in the early 1980s
March 28, 2016
A Tonganoxie High track team member will compete in college for a coach with THS ties. David Scharff, a THS senior, signed Friday to compete in track and field at Tabor College in Hillsboro. On hand for the signing was Dave Kroeker, men’s track and field coach at TC. Kroeker taught business classes and helped coach football and boys basketball at THS from 1983-86.
Kansas weighing rules for handling eyewitnesses to crimes
March 28, 2016
Topeka resident Joe Jones was walking early one August morning in 1985 when he was stopped by a police officer because he fit the description of someone who assaulted a woman the day before. Jones was arrested that day and convicted the next year. He spent more than six years in prison before being exonerated through DNA evidence.
Tonganoxie High, McLouth open spring sports seasons
March 24, 2016
The spring season is starting in Tonganoxie and McLouth. Tonganoxie High baseball and girls soccer got their seasons started Tuesday with action in Kansas City, Kan. THS girls soccer defeated Bishop Ward, 6-0, at the BWHS football stadium, while the junior varsity baseball team opened at the nearby Bishop Ward baseball field.
Linenberger: Wrestling, powerlifting offer winter options
March 24, 2016
Basketball is on the minds of many these days. After all, this is Kansas, a place rich in hoops tradition.
Tonganoxie City Council approves Topeka firm for City Hall, police station work
March 22, 2016
The Tonganoxie City Council has selected a Topeka construction company to do renovations to Cornerstone Family Worship for a new police station and the former Tan Time for a new City Hall. The council approved, 4-1, the low bid of The Osborne Company, Inc. $592,900, with alternate additions of $9,200 for City Hall windows and $6,000 for police shower.