Leavenworth County

Jarbalo Jottings
May 21, 2015
A memorial service will start at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Eagle Cemetery. Another memorial service will be 2 p.m. May 24 at Fall Creek Cemetery.
Tonganoxie Elementary School wins state title in Music Memory
May 21, 2015
Tonganoxie Elementary School has a state championship in Music Memory. TES sent two teams to the Music Memory contest April 22 at Kansas State University. The “Tonganoxie South” team led by TES teacher Amy Jones won the state contest this year. The squad won the contest against 17 other teams, including the “Tonganoxie North” team led by fellow TES teacher Wanda Haney. Haney had a team that also won the contest in 2012.
Linwood girl’s passion for rodeo continues to grow
May 21, 2015
It only took a family trip to the Shrine Rodeo to set Emmie Noyes on a new path. The Linwood girl was 8 years old when she visited the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie to watch the Shrine Rodeo. It was that year the horse “bug” first bit her.
Hats off to you, Tonganoxie and McLouth graduates
May 21, 2015
With some 145 students in the Class of 2015 looking on Saturday in the THS gymnasium, THS principal Mark Farrar recalled his high school graduation in 1993 and his mother telling him of her 25-year class reunion at the time. “Holycow! That’s an eternity,” Farrar told the class, explaining his reaction at the time.
Tonganoxie High grad on Belmont Dean’s List
May 21, 2015
Paige Lauri of Tonganoxie has been named to the spring Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade-point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C at the Nashville, Tenn., university.
Antique engine event May 30 at Tonganoxie Community Historic Site
May 21, 2015
The Mo Kan Antique Power Association will be meeting from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 30 at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St.
Free cancer screening to be offered May 30 in Tonganoxie
May 21, 2015
Masonic Lodge No. 190 will host a free cancer screening before the Tonganoxie Summer Kick-Off on May 30. The screening will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tonganoxie High School, 404 E. U.S. Highway 24-40, and is open to the public.
Tonganoxie Elementary School student to present TES history at historical society meeting
May 21, 2015
Tonganoxie Elementary School student Taylor Rantz will present “The History of Tonganoxie Elementary School” during this month’s Tonganoxie Community Historical Society meeting.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie’s Kris Roberts
May 19, 2015
This week’s Face to Face feature profiles Tonganoxie’s Kris Roberts.
Flooding closes road near Easton in Leavenworth County
May 18, 2015
Kansas Highway 192 in Leavenworth County is now closed to all traffic over Stranger Creek, east of the Easton, due to high flood waters over the road.
Tonganoxie School Board OKs putting LOB question on ballot
Ninth-grade athletics schedules back in play
May 15, 2015
Tonganoxie USD 464 patrons will vote whether to give its school board the authority to raise the local option budget to 33 percent. The school board also reversed its decision to eliminate ninth-grade athletics schedules at a special meeting Thursday at the Chieftain Room on the Tonganoxie High School campus.
McLouth Happenings
May 13, 2015
Baccalaureate service for McLouth High School graduates will be 7 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of McLouth. The McLouth High School Class of 2015 and the McLouth Ministerial Alliance are sponsoring the service.
The bronze look for Tonganoxie track
THS squads both take 3rd at Piper
May 13, 2015
A Tonganoxie High track athlete broke a school record as THS took third in both the boys and girls divisions. Kourtni Freemyer cleared 10 feet in the pole vault, taking first and setting a new school record in the event. The THS girls had several strong performances on their way to a third-place finish and 114 points. Piper won the meet with 127 and Basehor-Linwood placed second with 116.
Graduations Saturday at THS, McLouth
THS class has about 145, MHS 44
May 13, 2015
Roughly 145 students officially will bid Tonganoxie High School farewell as students Saturday. Commencement exercises will be 7 p.m. Saturday at the THS gymnasium. The THS band will provide the processional musical. After senior class members take their seats, Lauren Harrell will give the welcome.
McLouth Happenings
May 13, 2015
Baccalaureate service for McLouth High School graduates will be 7 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of McLouth. The McLouth High School Class of 2015 and the McLouth Ministerial Alliance are sponsoring the service.

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