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Art Night Out again next month at Tonganoxie Public Library
January 24, 2019
Art Night Out is coming Feb. 7 to Tonganoxie Public Library. The February art project will be bottlecap resin art 6-8 p.m. Feb. 7 at the library’s community room. Cost is $20, with Myers Hotel providing drinks.
LCDC appoints new board president at annual meeting
January 24, 2019
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation has a new president. Harland Russell was appointed president of the LCDC Board of Directors at Friday’s annual membership meeting. Russell previously was serving as vice president. His appointment is for a two-year term. He also takes over for David Schroe-der, who was completing his two-year term as president for the nonprofit economic development organization. LCDC also has three full-time employees: executive director Steve Jack, economic development director Lisa Haack and office manager Mary Mack.
Washburn announces president’s list honorees
January 24, 2019
Washburn University has announced its President’s List honorees for the fall 2018 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0. The latest list includes several students hailing from Leavenworth County.
University of Saint Mary celebrating Lincoln Event with Civil War historian on Presidents Day next month
January 24, 2019
The University of Saint Mary will host a renowned Civil War historian for its 21st annual Lincoln Event next month in Leavenworth. Ginette Aley will present “The Challenges on the Home Front: Burdens Facing Women and Families During the Civil War” at 7 p.m. Feb.18 at the Xavier Theatre, 4100 S. Fourth St., on the USM campus. Admission is free for this Presidents Day event. Seating is limited and there will be a reception after the program.
Tonganoxie High School senior 1st chair for state band
January 24, 2019
A Tonganoxie High School senior will perform at the Kansas Music Educators Association State Band Concert next month. Lucas Porterfield earned 1st Chair All-State Class 4-3-2-1A for his playing of the baritone euphonium on Jan. 5 during state band auditions. Porterfield will perform in the KMEA state concert Feb. 23 in Wichita at the Century II Convention Center.