Local news

Tonganoxie, Basehor-Linwood and McLouth folks: Join in our Snowcial Media Challenge
February 5, 2014
Is all of this winter weather making you long for spring?
Face to Face: Tonganoxie Mayor Jason Ward
February 5, 2014
The Mirror’s first Face to Face feature profiles Jason Ward. Have suggestions for future Face to Face folks? Send an email to slinenberger@tonganoxiemirror.com.
Five Questions: Heart healthy snow shoveling
February 4, 2014
With more than six weeks of winter still ahead of us, American Heart Association spokeswoman Ciara O’Brien Murray shares advice on how to care for your heart while shoveling snow.
Tonganoxie, Genesis Christian Academy, McLouth among area schools to cancel Tuesday classes
05:40 p.m., February 3, 2014 Updated 06:04 p.m.
There will be no classes Tuesday in Tonganoxie or McLouth.
Tonganoxie Community Historical Society soup and chili feed is Feb. 13
February 3, 2014
The annual Tonganoxie Community Historical Society chili and soup feed will be 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St.
Tonganoxie police calls for Jan. 21-31, 2014
February 2, 2014
Tonganoxie police calls for Jan. 21-31, 2014:
Tonganoxie art class to have Brazilian theme
January 31, 2014
A Tonganoxie Recreation Commission art class will feature Brazil next month.
Tonganoxie churches offering drug abuse support groups
January 31, 2014
Two churches are offering help with those battling varying types of drug abuse.
Spanish class sign-up for youths ends Feb. 7
January 31, 2014
Tonganoxie High School Spanish instructor Tracy Barnett will be offering Spanish classes on Thursday evenings beginning Feb. 13 and ending March 13.
Jarbalo Jottings
January 29, 2014
David and Jane Turner, Tammy Mooberry and Thamar Barnett visited Kathy Stimac and Terry Drennon on Jan. 18 near their home in Emporia.
Springdale News
January 28, 2014
There was a potluck dinner Jan. 19 at Springdale Friends Church. Members enjoyed food and fellowship in Friendship Hall.
McLouth Happenings
January 28, 2014
McLouth Cub Scout Pack 81 recently had its pinewood derby Jan. 19 at McLouth Elementary School. Cub scouts remembered their motto, “Do your best,” as they designed, shaped, fine-tuned and decorated their cars. More than 30 scouts were proud to exhibit their creations and race on the pack’s brand new aluminum track in the company of supportive families and friends.
Tonganoxie cheer teams qualify for national tournaments
January 28, 2014
Local cheer teams are heading to national competitions after a successful day last month in Johnson County.
Tonganoxie blood drive is Feb. 5 at VFW Hall
January 27, 2014
The Community Blood Center will be coming Feb. 7 to Tonganoxie for a blood drive.