Local news

Flash flood warning in effect for Leavenworth County, parts of Wyandotte, Johnson counties
June 3, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning that’s in effect until 4:30 p.m. today for the area.
Flash flood warning in effect for Leavenworth County, parts of Wyandotte, Johnson counties
June 3, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning that’s in effect until 4:30 p.m. today for the area. Leavenworth County, northwestern Johnson County and western Wyandotte County all are included in the warning.
McLouth Happenings
May 27, 2015
It’s time for Vacation Bible School for all children from 3 years old through fifth grade. The session will run from 9 a.m.- noon for five days starting Monday at First Baptist Church of McLouth. This year’s theme is “SonSpark Labs.”
Jarbalo Jottings
May 27, 2015
Eric Barnett took Thamar Barnett May 15 to Iola where she spent the night with Julia Carter and Shianne. Eric went to Moran and stayed with Paul and Lynn Heskett, Michelle and Isaac.
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.
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.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie’s Kris Roberts
May 19, 2015
This week’s Face to Face feature profiles Tonganoxie’s Kris Roberts.
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.
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.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 13, 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 School Board special meeting Thursday to cover potential LOB increase, freshman athletics
01:37 p.m., May 13, 2015 Updated 02:53 p.m.
The Tonganoxie USD 464 School Board will have a special meeting Thursday to discuss the possibility of increasing the local option budget and to further discuss Monday’s decision to eliminate ninth-grade athletics schedules for the 2015-16 school year as a cost-saving measure.
Some Tonganoxie residents unhappy with roaming buffalo
May 10, 2015
Buffalo that have roamed a pasture east of Tonganoxie in Leavenworth County for 10 to 15 years are starting to annoy some of their neighbors.