Archive for Thursday, October 18, 2007

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Substate volleyball at a glance
October 18, 2007
The Lansing High volleyball team is 3-0 in tournament play this season with titles at the Lansing Invitational, Louisburg Tournament and the Anderson County-Garnett Tournament. Tournament No. 4 takes place at 2 p.m. Saturday at Seaman High School in Topeka.
Regional cross country at a glance
October 18, 2007
The Lansing High girls cross country team’s season-long quest to qualify for state will become a reality at 10 a.m. Saturday if all goes according to plan.
Bus hit; 2 students sent to hospital
October 18, 2007
Paul Griffith received an unexpected phone call Tuesday morning: A paramedic was on the line to tell Griffith his daughter’s school bus had been in an accident and to ask whether Griffith wanted his daughter taken to the hospital.
Craig charges late, wins championship
October 18, 2007
As he emerged from the woods in third place a half-mile from the finish line on Thursday at the Kaw Valley League championships, Brandon Craig knew what he had to do.
Doctors continue argument over abandoned lease
October 18, 2007
A Lansing doctor sued by his former partners for breach of contract has answered the lawsuit and, in turn, filed a countersuit.
Jaqua second, LHS girls first at league
October 18, 2007
Lauren Jaqua found little reason to celebrate Thursday after finishing as the runner-up for the second straight year at the Kaw Valley League championships at Lake Perry.
A soldier welcomed home
After a year in Iraq, one local veteran makes adjustment back to regular life
October 18, 2007
Black Hawk pilot Tim Brundage spent a year in Iraq transporting various American and Iraqi citizens by air.
Lions aim for district lead
October 18, 2007
A five-game winning streak will do a lot for a team’s confidence, just ask Lansing High’s football players.
Tough competition tops Briggs at state tennis
October 18, 2007
There was no question Amy Briggs was relaxed and ready to play Friday at the Class 5A state tennis tournament.
Lansing volleyball lands No. 1 seed
Victory at Anderson County-Garnett Tournament concludes 36-2 regular season
October 18, 2007
Three down, two to go.
Newspapers sponsor fall photo contest
October 18, 2007
Leavenworth County’s fall colors are about to go on display, and what better way to capture them than through photography?
Conference praises inner beauty
October 18, 2007
It’s going to be a “good old-fashioned” lesson in family values this weekend at a teenage purity conference sponsored by a military wife from Leavenworth.
Contest promotes mental health
October 18, 2007
A Leavenworth County agency is helping to mark “Mental Health Month” and “Whole Body Health Month” with a series of events promoting a healthy mind and body.
Contest shows off county history
October 18, 2007
The Leavenworth County History Hunt asks participants to venture to locations throughout the county to seek the answers to the county’s past.
Gym announces new hours
October 18, 2007
Operating hours for Gruber Gymnasium at Fort Leavenworth have been extended.
Cushing doctor to learn in China
October 18, 2007
Michael Keohane, R.N., a certified diabetes educator at Cushing Memorial Hospital, will travel to China this month to participate in a formal exchange of information with China’s Ministry of Health.
Service with a smile
October 18, 2007
Upon entering La Mesa Mexican Restaurant at 710 N. Main St., customers are met by deep red, brilliant yellow and radiant orange adornments and usually are greeted by the equally bright, smiling face of Ruben Melgoza Jr.
Rain puts big damper on city’s fall festival
October 18, 2007
It was such a disappointment last Saturday morning. After listening to a night of thunder boomers and pouring down rain, the wonderful “Autumn in the Grove” had to be canceled.
Sanderson-Moberly
October 18, 2007
Christina Sanderson and Brian Moberly were married Sept. 23, 2007, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Leavenworth, with the Rev. Damien Snyder officiating. A reception was given at Leavenworth Riverfront Community Center.
Commission’s funding to museums higher than originally expected
October 18, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners splurged Thursday, agreeing to fund area museums above levels that were previously determined.
Names in the news
October 18, 2007
Updates on college students from Lansing.
Home tours benefit children with disabilities
October 18, 2007
This Sunday, six homes in Leavenworth and Lansing will open their doors to the community in an effort to raise money for local children who have developmental disabilities.
Newly endowed academic chair at CGSC honors Colin Powell
October 18, 2007
An academic chair and lecture series at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth will be named in honor of retired four-star general and former U.S. Secretary of State Colin L. Powell.
Victim’s family asks for change
October 18, 2007
Dennis and Denise Bixby, of Tonganoxie, are on a mission.
Student teaching scholarship offered
October 18, 2007
Lansing Education Association is providing an $800 scholarship to a Lansing High graduate who will be student teaching in the semester of 2007 or spring of 2008.
Scoreboard
October 18, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Oct. 18, 2007.
Lansing soccer shuts out Perry
October 18, 2007
A rain-soaked field made for some squishy footing, but the Lansing High soccer team handled it to perfection Monday night in a 4-0 victory over Perry-Lecompton at Lansing Middle School.
Rev’n on the Ridge returns
October 18, 2007
The third-annual Rev’n on the Ridge car, truck and motorcycle show will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 at Pleasant Ridge High School, 32500 Easton Rd.
Bette Joyce Yehling
1945-2007
October 18, 2007
Inurnment for Bette Joyce Yehling, 62, of Tonganoxie, will be at a later date.
Fort to honor military retirees
October 18, 2007
The 44th annual Military Retiree Appreciation Day at Fort Leavenworth will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 27, at the fort’s Lewis and Clark Center.
Return means adjustments for soldier, family
October 18, 2007
Black Hawk pilot Tim Brundage spent a year in Iraq transporting various American and Iraqi citizens by air. Now, the soldier is back home serving as pilot for another important unit — his family.
WOW! Vacation Bible School is year-round
October 18, 2007
The “WOW!” Word on Wednesday program, Basehor United Methodist Church’s version of year-round Vacation Bible School, began two weeks ago and according to the church’s children’s ministry coordinator Angie Bohndorf, it’s off to a strong start.
Newspapers’ contest seeks best of county’s fall photos
October 18, 2007
The Sentinel, Tonganoxie Mirror and Lansing Current are combining efforts to sponsor the Leavenworth County Fall Photo Contest. And the photographer who shoots the photo selected as tops will win $100.
Museum sneak peek set
Historical Society to put away tools during open house
October 18, 2007
Residents are invited to the Basehor Historical Society Museum’s Renovation Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.
Board still cool toward credit
October 18, 2007
Parents continue to ask about it, but some Basehor-Linwood school board members still are reluctant to offer a debit or credit card method of fee payment to district patrons.
Bond ballot deadline nearing
October 18, 2007
As of Tuesday, 3,008 ballots have been turned into the Leavenworth County Clerk’s office. However, 1,012 ballots have been returned by the post office as not deliverable.
Contest explores county heritage
October 18, 2007
A new contest hopes to entice participants to explore Leavenworth County’s vibrant heritage.
County commissioners to back area museums
October 18, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners splurged Thursday, agreeing to fund area museums above levels that were previously determined.