Archive for Thursday, August 30, 2007

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JV tennis team ties for third at Mill Valley
August 30, 2007
The Lansing High junior varsity girls tennis team tied for third place out of 10 teams on Wednesday at the Mill Valley JV Invitational.
More prison time for escape ally
August 30, 2007
The dog handler who helped a Lansing Correctional Facility inmate escape last year was sentenced Tuesday to 27 months in prison on federal charges.
Businessman leaves behind long legacy
August 30, 2007
Leavenworth County lost an influential business leader and a strong supporter of local economic development with last week’s death of V.B.“Mac” Greenamyre.
Lansing students raise ACT exam scores once again
August 30, 2007
It’s been another good year for Lansing High School students in regard to their most recent ACT test results.
High stakes opener
Friday showdown against rival Tonganoxie could determine Kaw Valley League champ
August 30, 2007
Last week was the test run. Friday night is the real thing.
Topeka tournament tests young Lansing tennis squad
August 30, 2007
As the newest team invited to participate in the Shawnee Heights Invitational, the Lansing High girls tennis squad wasn’t content with just showing up.
Commander seeks military collaboration
August 30, 2007
The new commander at Fort Leavenworth wants the military and government agencies to become more adept at working together.
Past two league champs set for soccer showdown
August 30, 2007
It’s far too early in the season to say what impact the Lansing High boys soccer team’s game at 6 p.m. today will have on determining the Kaw Valley League champion this season, but it’s safe to say the league’s two perennial powers will treat it like a prize fight.
Cross country starts today at THS
August 30, 2007
Regardless of how the season goes, it will be a banner year for the Lansing High cross country team.
Over-capacity sewers cause county concern
August 30, 2007
Questions continue to be raised concerning wastewater facilities beyond capacity in southern parts of Leavenworth County.
V.B.“Mac” Greenamyre
1921-2007
August 30, 2007
Services for V.B.“Mac” Greenamyre, 86, of Leavenworth, were Monday at Riverfront Community Center, Leavenworth. Private inurnment was to follow at a later date.
Brody Cook
August 30, 2007
Josh and Mindy Cook, Kansas City, Kan., announce the birth of a son, Brody Robert Cook.
Public’s chance to weigh in on county budget is today
August 30, 2007
Time is running out for Leavenworth County residents that want their opinion heard before the 2008 budget is set.
City to observe Labor Day holiday
August 30, 2007
Lansing city offices and city services will observe the Labor Day holiday.
City sewer project could affect homes
August 30, 2007
A preventative maintenance project next week will require the assistance of some Lansing homeowners.
Fit and Nifty health fair is set
August 30, 2007
A health fair is coming next month to Leavenworth County that will cater to a specific age group.
Scoreboard
August 30, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Aug. 30, 2007.
Alumni golf tournament makes successful debut
August 30, 2007
Seventy-six golfers teed off Saturday afternoon at the first Lansing Alumni Association Golf Tournament at Leavenworth Country Club.
Fardelmann makes the cut
August 30, 2007
Meghan Fardelmann knew she would face the toughest competition of her life when she tried out for the United States Women’s Under-22 Select Team at the USA Hockey Women’s National Festival.
Boosting the LHS band
Booster club serves up tacos at annual fundraising dinner
August 30, 2007
There were several reasons why Carolyn Jaqua decided to go to the Lansing High School’s Band Boosters’ annual Taco Feed.
LHS senior a finalist for $20K scholarship
August 30, 2007
Whether it was just a case of being extremely humble or overly critical of himself, Eric Hansen did not have much faith in the essays he wrote for a recent scholarship entry.
Two new teachers join LEAP staff
August 30, 2007
Two new teachers have joined the staff of the Lansing Educational Achievement Program, each bringing with them a fresh perspective.
Con man led rich life, died in bankruptcy
August 30, 2007
Last week I talked about all the political speeches that were held on the big porch at the Lansing Hotel. I was reminded about John R. Brinkley, a very “colorful” character who gave speeches all over the state of Kansas, so he may have been here in Lansing, too.
City planning meets health
August 30, 2007
When Donna Martin assumes her role as the new Leavenworth County Health Department Administrator on Friday, she’ll already be somewhat familiar with how the agency operates.
City employee resigns post
August 30, 2007
A mainstay in the Lansing Economic Development/Convention and Visitors Bureau is leaving the city.
KCKCC holds drivers ed
August 30, 2007
A Driver Safety Education class will be offered by Kansas City Kansas Community College at its Leavenworth Center starting Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Samuel Taylor
August 30, 2007
John S. and Lindsey N. Taylor, Lawrence, announce the birth of their son, Samuel Mark Taylor, born Aug. 8, 2007, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Moll-Finnigin
August 30, 2007
Theresa Ann Moll and Capt. Kevin M. Finnigin were married May 26, 2007, at St. Andrews Catholic Church, Cincinnati. Father Rob Waller and Deacon Tim Schutte officiated.
Sherfey-Finnigin
August 30, 2007
Catherine Dawn Sherfey and Brian Matthew Finnigin were married March 31, 2007, at Memorial Chapel, Fort Leavenworth. Officiant was Pastor Gary “Sam” Sanford.
Huey-Collard
August 30, 2007
Elizabeth Huey and Case Collard were married June 2, 2007, at Dunton Hot Springs Mountain Resort, Dunton, Colo., with the Rev. Chessa Gill officiating. A postwedding reception was June 16 at Stone Creek Restaurant, Lawrence.
Doctor retires from practice
August 30, 2007
Dr. Norbert L. King has announced his retirement from his chiropractic practice of 35 years in Bonner Springs.
KCKCC Chorus seeks singers
August 30, 2007
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Community Chorus is looking for new singers to be part of the community choir.
High school essay contest
August 30, 2007
The Bill of Rights Institute, of Washington, DC, will award U.S. high school students cash prizes totaling over $60,000 during the 07-08 school year in the “Being an American” essay contest.
Former county resident makes radio debut
August 30, 2007
A Leavenworth County singer’s voice could be heard on radio stations across the nation.
Richard Allen Dunlap
1964-2007
August 30, 2007
Mr. Richard Allen Dunlap of Dahlonega, Ga., died Tuesday, May 15, 2007. He was 43.