Archive for Wednesday, November 22, 2006

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LHS boys compete in Red-White Scrimmage LHS girls compete in Red-White Scrimmage Lansing Schools Thanksgiving Events

What's your favorite Thanksgiving food?

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Sweet potatoes
Pumpkin pie
Green bean casserole
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Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Preseason Rankings
November 22, 2006
Two Kaw Valley League boys teams and two girls squads included in preseason rankings.
Dinner pairs students, seniors
November 22, 2006
The annual Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Dinner has become a tradition for LHS Leadership, which held this year’s event Saturday, Nov. 18.
LHS team proves mettle at Math Day
November 22, 2006
LHS seniors Abby Hauver and Adam New and junior Bill Pace earned second place in the Class 5A and 6A division team competition in Topeka.
Grant’s goal: More youngsters walking to school
November 22, 2006
Lansing School District in October learned it was one of 24 recipients of grant funds from the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to Schools program.
Lansing girls seek new sources of offense for ‘06-‘07 season
November 22, 2006
A number of familiar faces return to the Lansing High girls basketball team’s roster this year, but the Lions will look anything but familiar when they take the court on Dec. 1 for the season-opener against Bonner Springs.
A fresh start
Work ethic at a premium as players seek to impress first-year coach Briggs
November 22, 2006
Long before the first day of practice arrived, prospective members of the Lansing High boys basketball team knew the 2006-2007 season would be different from years past.
Legions seek help for VA gift shop
November 22, 2006
The American Legion, Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion again will play host to a holiday gift shop for patients and residents at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Medical Center in Leavenworth.
Holiday to affect trash pickup
November 22, 2006
The city’s waste disposal contractor, Deffenbaugh Disposal Service, will observe the Thanksgiving holiday, causing a change in trash pickup for some Lansing customers this week.
Attorney: Plea talks continue in prison escape
November 22, 2006
Convicted murderer John Manard and his attorney appeared briefly last week in Leavenworth County District Court on charges related to Manard’s escape from the Lansing Correctional Facility in February.
Council honors LCF worker
November 22, 2006
Lansing City Council took time last week to recognize a particular resident for his major support of the city
New Beginnings shows off new building
November 22, 2006
Fresh paint and spotless floors grace the halls and classrooms at the Leavenworth County School of New Beginnings, along with a renewed pride among its students and staff.
Current early for holiday
November 22, 2006
Readers are receiving their Lansing Currents a day early this week.
Thankful for my Grandma
November 22, 2006
Thanksgiving is a time of reflection and a time to thank God for our good friends and family - not to mention that we live in a wonderful country that lets us celebrate whatever way we want.
A teacher at heart and home
November 22, 2006
The benefits of homeschooling are quite clear to Karen Laurence, which is why after about a decade, she can still sing its praises.
Fort Leavenworth officer killed
Colonel’s Humvee hit by improvised explosive device in Baghdad
November 22, 2006
Army Col. Thomas H. Felts Sr. didn’t have to serve in Iraq. In January, he left Fort Leavenworth and volunteered for the tour.
Daughter’s diagnosis leads to career change
November 22, 2006
Transition specialist Mark Scott may have pulled off one of the most arduous transitions of all when he left the corporate world of ConAgra to pursue a master’s degree in special education.
Five Lions nab All-Kaw Valley League football honors
November 22, 2006
Lansing High senior Joe Kohl has spent the past two seasons as one of the most feared linebackers in the Kaw Valley League.
Kaw Valley coaches laud 3 from LHS
Lang, Delinger, Deere land on All-KVL volleyball squad
November 22, 2006
Only one volleyball team in the Kaw Valley League piled up more victories this season than Lansing High.
At-risk program receives grant
November 22, 2006
A waiting list for an at-risk student program at Lansing High School has been trimmed with the help of a grant from State Farm Insurance.
NFL as a learning tool
Second-graders using football as part of lessons
November 22, 2006
For most of the week, second-graders in Carla Gutshall’s class are simply students. But when the time is right, they turn into the gridiron gang.
Center hopes to land Whopper
Burger King has option for Carriage Hills site
November 22, 2006
Scott Fishman, a sales agent with Fishman & Co., one of the developers of the center at Main Street and Express Drive, said Burger King has an option to build on the pad site in front of the Holiday Inn Express.
Rita Marie Ricketts
November 22, 2006
A memorial Mass for Rita Marie Ricketts, San Francisco, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at St. Brendan’s Church, San Francisco.
Jerry Dale Highnite
November 22, 2006
Memorial services for Jerry Dale Hignite, 61, Flemington, Mo., were Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, Kan. His cremains were buried in Hill Crest Cemetery, Galena.
Orvis E. Mowery
November 22, 2006
Services for Orvis E. Mowery, 68, of Easton, were Monday, Nov. 20, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Easton.
4-H notes
November 22, 2006
Boling 4-H club conducted its monthly meeting at the Grange building Nov. 13.
On the record
November 22, 2006
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Nov. 22, 2006.
New faces abound, but goals still lofty for LHS wrestlers
November 22, 2006
A year ago the Lansing High wrestling team spent almost the entire season as the kings of Kansas Class 5A.