Archive for Thursday, May 24, 2007

Also from May 24

Events
On the street
Polls

Should the county commission hire a new aide?

Response Percent
Yes. They call the shots.
 
66%
No. They promised a vote on adding an administrator.
 
25%
Maybe. We need more details.
 
7%
Total 27

All stories

Historic season ends in quarterfinals
Lansing hangs with nation’s No. 5 team for a half before falling in state playoffs
May 24, 2007
If the Lansing High girls soccer players only had adopted a “just happy to be here” attitude regarding their inaugural state quarterfinal appearance, their 9-1 loss to the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints would’ve been much easier to take.
19 Lions qualify for state meet
May 24, 2007
Long-time Lansing High track coach Errol Logue tossed and turned Thursday night as he worried about what was bound to happen at Friday’s Class 5A regional track meet.
Hat’s off to LHS grads
Seniors recall experience of growing up in Lansing
May 24, 2007
No, the Lansing High School seniors who wore necklaces made of Froot Loops cereal Saturday morning at Frank Graham Field hadn’t forgotten to eat breakfast before coming to their graduation ceremony.
County proposal spurs debate
Tellefson wants to hire help for commissioners
May 24, 2007
J.C. Tellefson wants to create a new position in the Leavenworth County commissioners office: staff director, a position he envisions as a “direct representative of the Leavenworth County Board of County Commissioners.”
Teacher roars off into retirement
Colleagues arrange for going-away motorcycle ride for Jean Salmon
May 24, 2007
Dozens of Lansing Elementary teachers and staff were on hand to send longtime kindergarten teacher Jean Salmon off in style.
Opera dream comes true
LHS grad to sing at festival in Rome
May 24, 2007
A Lansing High School graduate pursuing a degree in vocal performance at St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind., is preparing for a trip to the epicenter of the opera world Italy.
Wind blows Lions away at state golf
May 24, 2007
On a windy day where the greens played fast and the rough lived up to its name, the Lansing High golf team played to a 12th-place finish at the Class 5A state tournament at Auburn Hills Golf Course.
Softball season ends 1 run from state
May 24, 2007
Lansing High and Topeka Seaman met in the Class 5A softball regional championship for the third straight year, but for the second time in that span the Lions came out on the losing end.
Rodeo finds home in county
Abdallah Shrine event moves to Tonganoxie from KCK
May 24, 2007
Abdallah Shrine Potentate Doug Smith probably is hoping Mother Nature is a rodeo fan.
Adults need to take heed and obey new law
May 24, 2007
The Lawrence Journal-World recently said in an editorial:
This board game has quite the checkered past
May 24, 2007
A game that my brothers and I played at home was checkers.
Guilty plea entered for witness tampering
May 24, 2007
A Leavenworth woman faces time in federal prison after admitting she threatened a witness in a federal drug case, authorities said.
AARP to offer seniors’ defensive driving course
May 24, 2007
Drivers 50 years old and older can refine their driving skills and learn safe, defensive driving techniques in an eight-hour refresher course offered at St. John Medical Plaza.
Prepping for nationals
FBLA students completing fundraising for trip
May 24, 2007
A working budget on the white board of Lansing High teacher Sue Lednicky’s room occupied junior Hal Laurence on Tuesday.
Defending state champs beat Lansing, extend winning streak to 39
May 24, 2007
The Seaman High baseball team ran its winning streak to 39 games on Wednesday, May 16, when it earned a return trip to the Class 5A state tournament.
Scoreboard
May 24, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to May 24, 2007.
American Legion Post 411
May 24, 2007
The Lansing Memorial American Legion Post 411 held its monthly meeting on April 9th and elected new officers for the next year.
Reno Bobwhites
May 24, 2007
The regular monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites 4H Club was called to order May 3 by President Nicole Allen. Roll call was answered by “What Is Your Shoe Size?”
Joyce L. Peters-Carey
1930-2007
May 24, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for Joyce L. Peters-Carey, 76, of Leavenworth, was celebrated Wednesday, May 23, at Sacred Heart Church. Burial was in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
County seeks funding for truancy program
May 24, 2007
School districts in Leavenworth County will be asked to share the cost of a highly successful program that’s now partly funded with a grant to the county’s Department of Juvenile Services.
Sidewalk, curb repairs win council’s approval
May 24, 2007
Lansing’s Public Works Department has received a green light from the City Council to repair sidewalks and curbs throughout the city.
Construction to close intersection at Main, E. Mary
May 24, 2007
Weather permitting on Wednesday, May 30, the intersection at East Mary and Main Street will be closed so crews can start constructing two cul-de-sacs on First Street.
DECA to debut at LHS
May 24, 2007
When Dustin Myers was hired to teach business at Lansing High School two years ago, he told administrators he wanted to start two projects, a DECA program and a school bookstore.
Secrets stay at beauty shop
May 24, 2007
With more than a half-century of experience, Caroline Camp is undoubtedly among the longest-tenured beauticians in Lansing.
Trial ordered in fatal accident
Suspect’s blood-alcohol content measured well above legal limits, police say
May 24, 2007
A Leavenworth woman has been bound over for trial on involuntary manslaughter in the April 21 traffic accident that killed a Lansing woman.
Moratorium placed on CR1 development
May 24, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners have placed a moratorium on development in a prime area of real estate south of Tonganoxie.
Group to seek 2nd grant for Safe Routes to Schools
May 24, 2007
Local representatives are setting their sights high and will seek a grant of up to a quarter of a million dollars to fund improvements under the federal government’s Safe Routes to School program.
Holiday to affect trash pickup in city
May 24, 2007
The city of Lansing will close its offices Monday in observance of Memorial Day.
Extension Office adds new agent
May 24, 2007
Michael Epler will join the staff of the K-State Research and Extension Leavenworth County Office as an agriculture and natural resources agent, effective June 3.
LHS assistant principal leaving
May 24, 2007
Mike Bogard, assistant principal at Lansing High School, has spent a life in education and though he is retiring from the school this week, he’ll continue the path he started in McLouth.