Archive for Thursday, August 2, 2007

Also from August 2

On the street
Polls

Do you plan to attend the Leavenworth County Fair?

Response Percent
No.
 
42%
Yes. It’s good family fun.
 
33%
Maybe. I’ll see how things go.
 
23%
Total 21

All stories

Political interests grow with age
August 2, 2007
It’s not about being a Republican or a Democrat right now for Andrew Cameron; it’s about being informed and taking the opportunity to learn.
County stalls on ‘08 budget
Insurance plan proves difficult task
August 2, 2007
As Leavenworth County commissioners come closer to completing a budget for 2008, one big question mark remains this week.
Doctor moves longtime practice
August 2, 2007
He’s been a fixture in the Lansing community for over 20 years, and for Dr. Peter Cristiano that doesn’t plan to change anytime soon.
County fair projects offer lessons, fun
August 2, 2007
There’s one rule when it comes to entering projects in the Leavenworth County Fair for the Tindell family: It must be useable when the fair is over.
Animals’ best friend
August 2, 2007
Local business owner Don Brown was never a 4-H member and doesn’t have any children in the club himself, but he’s doing his part to make sure young 4-H’ers have plenty of incentive to participate in the upcoming Leavenworth County Fair.
4-H stand gets new organizers
August 2, 2007
The 4-H food stand will greet hundreds of visitors to the Leavenworth County Fair this year.
Foreign officers bring unique ideas
August 2, 2007
They successfully fought to overthrow repressive governments in their homelands. Now Maj. Agha Khalili of Afghanistan and Maj. Karuranga Gatete of Rwanda are sitting in classrooms with other foreign military officers and their U.S. Army colleagues at Fort Leavenworth.
Hermann-Sparks
August 2, 2007
Cynthia Marie Hermann and Daniel Thomas Sparks were married on April 14, 2007, at the First Baptist Church, Leavenworth. Dr. Randall A. Terrill officiated.
Wise-Freeburg
August 2, 2007
Lisa Ann Wise and Darin Freeberg were married Jan. 6, 2007, at Tonganoxie Historical Society Church with the Rev. Johan Treduex officiating.
Eagan-Ernzen
August 2, 2007
Katie Eagan and Greg Ernzen, both of Prairie Village, announce their engagement and upcoming nuptials.
Wickizer-Meyers-Grammer
August 2, 2007
William and Kathleen Meyers, Lansing, announce announce the engagement of their daughter, Shallon Wickizer-Meyers, to Shawn Grammer, Leavenworth, son of Judy and Wesley Grammer Jr., Lawrence.
Services set for fallen soldier
August 2, 2007
A Leavenworth soldier died last week while serving in Iraq, bringing a tragic story heard every night on the news a little closer to home.
AUSA chapter elects new officers
August 2, 2007
The Henry Leavenworth Chapter of the Association of the United States Army’s general membership recently elected Rolly Dessert and Mike Parker as president and vice president, respectively.
Main Street Treasure Hunt winners named
August 2, 2007
The winners of the Main Street Treasure Hunt were announced Wednesday by Lansing Mayor Kenneth Bernard.
Council to act on 2008 city budget
August 2, 2007
Members of the public have their last chance to voice concerns about the 2008 Lansing city budget at tonight’s Lansing City Council meeting.
Class reunion fun
August 2, 2007
Last Saturday night I attended the Lansing High School’s 46th class reunion at the Eagles Club in Leavenworth.
Late slide hurts Cavalry
Infield shakeup, errors take toll after hot start to summer season
August 2, 2007
After a scorching start to the summer, the Lansing Cavalry baseball team closed out is season quietly with a 14-0 loss to the Blue Valley Northwest Huskies in the American Legion Class AAA Zone Tournament on Thursday evening at Lansing High.
Olathe East rocks Lansing
August 2, 2007
The boys grew up a little bit this summer; Lansing Cubs baseball coach Michael Smith is certain about that.
Good sportsmanship a serious issue for Cubs
August 2, 2007
The Lansing Cubs didn’t win many games this summer during the American Legion baseball season, but that didn’t keep them from collecting a handful of postseason awards after the Byron H. Mehl Post 23 Tournament ended Saturday night.
Olympics Museum sheds light on ‘roids
August 2, 2007
Two weeks have passed since I arrived back in the United States from a two-week vacation in Switzerland, and there were many aspects of the trip that could easily be described as “refreshing.”
Cheerleading deadline extended
August 2, 2007
The Lansing Parks and Recreation Department is extending the registration period for the youth cheerleading program until Wednesday, Aug. 8.
LHS Alumni Association Golf Classic
August 2, 2007
The Lansing High School Alumni Association Golf Classic will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Leavenworth Country Club.
Former resident earns West Point diploma
August 2, 2007
Cadet Douglas David Snodgrass, son of David and Cindy Snodgrass of Leavenworth, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 26, 2007.
Darlene Peters
1935-2007
August 2, 2007
Services for Darlene L. Peters, 72, of Lansing, were Monday, July 30, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial was in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
LMS cheerleading tryouts set for Friday
August 2, 2007
Seventh- and eighth-grade girls interested in being cheerleaders for Lansing Middle School this fall may participate in a cheerleading clinic from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today, and then participate in tryouts at 9 a.m. Friday at LMS.
Elizabeth Ann Hinkle
1964-2007
August 2, 2007
Services for Elizabeth Ann Hinkle, 43, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Lawrence Heights Christian Church. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Pilgrim’s Home Cemetery in Hope.
Debra K. Ford
1956-2007
August 2, 2007
Private graveside services for Debra K. Ford, 51, Lansing, will be at a later time.