Archive for Thursday, December 21, 2006

Also from December 21

Events
On the street
Polls

What's your favorite Christmas activity

Response Percent
All of the above
 
52%
Bah humbug. None of the above.
 
29%
Being with family
 
14%
Going to church with my family
 
2%
Giving presents
 
1%
Opening presents
 
0%
Total 71

All stories

National Champion
2003 Lansing High graduate helps MANU capture crown
December 21, 2006
Barring a last-minute change of plans, Zac Breedlove might go down in MidAmerica Nazarene University history as the school’s biggest one-hit wonder ever.
De Soto action awaits council
$2 million federal earmark on the line
December 21, 2006
Lansing City Council members have some weighty decisions to make regarding the future of De Soto Road.
Holiday gift no pig in a poke
Fourth-graders purchase sheep, llama to help impoverished family
December 21, 2006
Connie Evans’ and Lisa Dewane’s students voted to purchase a sheep and a llama, but they’ll never have to worry about feeding or cleaning up after the livestock. The animals will be donated to two families in need through Heifer International.
Realtor’s business trip sparks volunteerism
December 21, 2006
A Lansing Realtor decided to make the most out of a recent business trip.
Wood collects another title at Emporia
December 21, 2006
When Dennis Wood sits down for Christmas dinner on Monday, he will dig in and eat like an experienced pro.
Officials exploring own airport
County commissioner: Air access vital to economic development
December 21, 2006
Talk of a regional airfield in Leavenworth County is barely a whisper.
Army brass visits fort, weighs in on draft, war
December 21, 2006
Success in Iraq and Afghanistan may require additional reserve forces, but not a draft, a top Army official said last week at Fort Leavenworth.
Vagabond settles in city
December 21, 2006
It was one cold winter when Mickey Sebes and her husband moved to the area.
County represented in pageants
December 21, 2006
Several young women from the area participated in the Miss Kansas USA and Miss Kansas Teen USA pageants this past weekend.
Vintage Christmas trees
December 21, 2006
Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! How did it get here so fast?
Recent event shows voting’s importance
December 21, 2006
Those voters who think Kansas’ primary elections are a bother should look to Johnson County for an important lesson.
25 families get holiday assistance
December 21, 2006
Christmas came a little early for more than two dozen families in Lansing, thanks to the generosity of the Lansing community.
Kayettes kick into high gear for city’s Angel Tree project
December 21, 2006
When Lansing High School Kayettes members learned the city’s Angel Tree had received food and gift requests from a record number of underprivileged families, they went into action.
Dewey D. Swift
1925-2006
December 21, 2006
Services for Dewey D. Swift, 81, of Lansing, were Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth.
Service Note
December 21, 2006
The Navy recently selected Cmdr. Jeff Franssen, Leavenworth, for a new reserve assignment with its National Command and Senior Officer Screening Board.
Program aims at at-risk youths
December 21, 2006
A new program is accepting applications from teens who may be at risk for not succeeding in life to the capacity that they might otherwise be capable.
Scoreboard
December 21, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Dec. 21, 2006.
Basketball clinic Jan. 5 at KCKCC
December 21, 2006
A basketball clinic for boys and girls in third through eighth grades will be held at Kansas City Kansas Community College on Friday, Jan. 5.
Deere will take volleyball talent to Neosho County
December 21, 2006
When Riann Deere showed up to the first day of volleyball practice this fall, the Lansing High senior figured it was the beginning of the end of her career in the sport.
Students cheer ‘copter’s visit
Kansas Army National Guard Black Hawk lands to open space camp
December 21, 2006
From the bleachers, the roar of the Black Hawk helicopter was barely audible over the foot stomps and cheers.
Staff, students to start break
December 21, 2006
Students and staff at the four Lansing schools will begin winter break today, Dec. 21, when the bell rings at the end of the day.
Agency congratulates students, staff for achievements
December 21, 2006
For at least one day this week, bubble gum chewing was allowed in many Lansing classrooms.
Guard museum seeks to expand
December 21, 2006
The Museum of the Kansas National Guard in Topeka recently kicked off an expansion campaign.
On the record
December 21, 2006
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Dec. 21, 2006.
Aull quiet on Miss USA controversy
December 21, 2006
Ashley Aull knows Miss USA Tara Conner; they competed in the same 2006 pageant.
Lansing’s Miss Kansas USA ends reign
December 21, 2006
Ashley Aull said friends started asking her about a month ago if she’d be sad to give up her title of Miss Kansas USA.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
December 21, 2006
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for the city of Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2:
Museum to close for Christmas
December 21, 2006
Lansing Historical Museum has announced changes in its hours of operation for the Christmas holiday.
Trash pickup changes for holiday
December 21, 2006
The city of Lansing’s waste disposal contractor, Deffenbaugh Disposal Service, will observe the Christmas holiday.
Oil-painting class offered for seniors
December 21, 2006
The Council on Aging is sponsoring an oil painting class from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 8.
Arts center posts holiday schedule
December 21, 2006
The Carnegie Arts Center has posted its holiday schedule.
Flu, pneumonia shots available
December 21, 2006
It’s not too late to receive a flu shot, according to Leavenworth County Health Department officials.
Council plans craft day, trip
December 21, 2006
The Council on Aging is sponsoring two upcoming special events for area seniors.
Center to undergo remodeling
December 21, 2006
A remodeling project in early 2007 will force cancellation of some activities at the Heritage Center.
Thelma Grafe
1918-2006
December 21, 2006
Services for Thelma L. Grafe, 88, Lansing, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1020 Limit Street, Leavenworth. Burial will be at Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
3rd-grade singers to perform today
December 21, 2006
Third-grade members of the Loyal Lansingers Children’s Choir will perform their final winter show at 1:30 p.m. today, Dec. 21, in the Lansing Elementary School gymnasium.
Jana Larsen Peters
1971-2006
December 21, 2006
Memorial services for Jana Larsen Peters, 35, of San Francisco were Wednesday, Dec. 20, at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, Leawood. Her ashes were to be interred at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection Memorial Garden and scattered in Colorado and Kauai, Hawaii.
Jacob M. Moppin
1920-2006
December 21, 2006
Services for Jacob M. “Smugs” “Drag” Moppin, 86, Leavenworth, were Friday, Dec. 15, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Matilda J. Mitchell McCollum
1912-2006
December 21, 2006
Services for Matilda J. Mitchell McCollum, 94, Leavenworth, were Saturday, Dec. 16, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Leavenworth, with burial in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Feeling stressed? Tips ease holiday pressures
December 21, 2006
Holiday cheer is often an oxymoron for many people - the seemingly endless list of to-dos can be draining and overwhelming. And, overindulgent eating, drinking and spending go hand-in-hand with the holiday season.