Archive for Thursday, December 14, 2006

Also from December 14

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Flat Stanley travels the world
Polls

How do you rate the progress on the school bond construction projects?

Response Percent
At this rate, they might be done by 2010.
 
67%
OK. When’s the real building start though?
 
23%
Great. They seem to be moving a lot of dirt.
 
8%
Total 34

All stories

Unveiling of the murals
New additions to courthouse depict challenges faced by early residents
December 14, 2006
Dusty Rhoads stood on the steps inside the courthouse, gazing at the murals on the walls. Like the 400 or so other people who saw the new murals for the first time Friday night, Rhoads was impressed.
CGSC Foundation receives $100K gift
December 14, 2006
The founder of a time-management solutions company has pledged a $100,000 gift to the Command and General Staff College Foundation.
New LCDC president foresees big news for county
December 14, 2006
The new president of Leavenworth County Development Corp. says he thinks the county is on the brink of something big.
Lansing girls lack scoring punch
December 14, 2006
The Lansing High girls basketball team had no trouble taking shots Tuesday night.
Schools find testing success
LHS, LMS achieve state boards’ Standard of Excellence
December 14, 2006
Make way for new banners at Lansing High School and Lansing Middle School.
Owner reports pet beagle shot
December 14, 2006
The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a pet dog shot to death last week.
LCDC members elect new board, officers at meeting
December 14, 2006
The annual meeting also served as a business meeting for Leavenworth County Development Corp.
County spelling bee in limbo
End of statewide competition leaves organizers with no place to send champ
December 14, 2006
The most important word this year for organizers of the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee may be “affiliation.”
Art show winners announced
December 14, 2006
The show began Dec. 1 with a gala opening at the Heritage Center, 109 Delaware St., Leavenworth. It ends a two-week run at noon Dec. 14.
Hittle-Hood
December 14, 2006
Janalin Renee Hittle and Victor Otis Hood were married Oct. 13, 2006, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Chanute.
Musicians shine at jazz festival
December 14, 2006
Three Lansing High School students recently received citations for outstanding musicianship for their performances at the ninth annual Baker University Invitational Jazz Festival.
Kayettes’ Mitten Tree offers help at holidays
December 14, 2006
The Mayor’s Christmas Tree will have less space under it this year, thanks to the efforts of Lansing High School Kayettes.
Santa recruits help at LHS
December 14, 2006
About 40 teens turned out to help lighten the load at Santa’s workshop by responding to 160 letters from Lansing Elementary School second-graders.
Game equipment reported stolen
December 14, 2006
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s officers are on the hunt for some stolen hunting equipment.
Keen eye for detail
December 14, 2006
Rebecca Savidge’s job is keeping her busy this winter.
LHS grad lands teaching scholarship
December 14, 2006
Chad Hendrix’s ambition caught the eye of the Lansing Education Association scholarship selection team, which awarded Hendrix an $800 scholarship for the spring semester. Hendrix accepted the award on Monday, Dec. 11, at LHS.
Scoreboard
December 14, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Dec. 14, 2006.
Kohl lands on Wichita Eagle All-State squad
December 14, 2006
Lansing High senior Joe Kohl has been named to the Wichita Eagle All-State football team.
Lions seek elusive 1st win
Lansing comes close in loss to Basehor, turns focus to Tongie
December 14, 2006
Rod Briggs sees the progress, but he also sees some mistakes that need to be fixed - and fast.
Eudora, tougher slate ‘real good’ for LHS
December 14, 2006
There likely won’t be any stars from MTV’s Real World or Road Rules squaring off at any of the Lansing High wrestling team’s tournaments this season, but the Lions and the reality television stars do have one thing in common: Both are involved with programs whose seasons can be called “The Gauntlet.”
Wristen: Wood thirsts for state title
December 14, 2006
The red light glared back at Dennis Wood and issued a vicious taunt.
Lansing junior varsity girls shake deficit, beat Bobcats
December 14, 2006
The deficit looked insurmountable.
JV boys hold off Basehor-Linwood in opener
December 14, 2006
Lansing High junior varsity boys basketball coach Ben Doll knew his squad’s season-opener at Basehor-Linwood wouldn’t be easy.
School celebrates homecomings
Two yellow ribbons come down at Lansing Elementary
December 14, 2006
There are two fewer yellow ribbons this week swaying in the breeze outside Lansing Elementary School.
Jigsaw puzzles still captivate
December 14, 2006
We’re all captivated by something, and my fascination before I went to grade school in the 1930s was with picture puzzles.
Change orders frustrate board
December 14, 2006
Lansing School Board members are expressing frustration after learning of potential cost increases for the new Lansing Elementary School on West Mary Street and Lansing High School auditorium addition.
Board agrees to seek New Decisions grant
December 14, 2006
District officials are hopeful they will be able to keep an at-risk program’s waiting list in check with additional grant funds from State Farm Insurance.
Robert W. Cook
1925-2006
December 14, 2006
Services for Robert W. Cook, 81, Leavenworth, were Tuesday, Dec. 12, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Leavenworth. Burial with military honors followed at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Richard D. Layton
1952-2006
December 14, 2006
Mass of Christian burial for Richard D. Layton, 54, Leavenworth, was Wednesday, Dec. 13, at St. Casimir Catholic Church, Leavenworth. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.
Ethel B. Holliday
2006
December 14, 2006
Services for Ethel B. Holliday, 79, Lansing, will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Inurnment will follow at a later date.
On the record
December 14, 2006
Lansing Fire Calls for the week leading up to Dec. 14, 2006.
Santa to appear at breakfast
December 14, 2006
Santa Claus will make another appearance in Lansing this weekend when the Lansing PTA plays host to its annual Breakfast with Santa fundraiser.
Remember When
December 14, 2006