Archive for Wednesday, September 15, 1999

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A community review
September 15, 1999
Mrs. Dalton, mother of the men of the Dalton gang, is working for the pardon of her son, Emmett. He is under a life sentence. She says he was forced to accompany his brothers on the Coffeyville raid because he knew their plans and he made various attempts to prevent the “hold up.” (From 100 years ago.)
Letters to the editor
September 15, 1999
The journal of a newspaper lady
September 15, 1999
Vandalism of track a senseless act
September 15, 1999
It is a sad thing when community improvements are damaged or destroyed by vandalism. It happens everywhere, in cities and towns of all sizes.
Victory proves elusive for Chieftains
Coach praises first-half performance in 49-6 loss to Santa Fe Trail
September 15, 1999
After playing a solid first half and trailing by only two touchdowns at halftime, the Chieftains saw another game slip away as Santa Fe Trail scored three touchdowns in the third quarter.
Traveling Vietnam Wall opens Tonganoxie tour
September 15, 1999
There are 58,196 names on the Moving Wall, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, which will be in Tonganoxie through Sept. 21.
News in brief
September 15, 1999
The Tongie Travelers see the sights, Calling all boys, Time to get flu shots, Liberty Bell comes to state for repairs, Birth announcement, School calendar
City explores options for additional water
September 15, 1999
Growth pushes city’s budget up $1.4 million
September 15, 1999
A Tonganoxie city budget that’s up about $1.4 million for the next fiscal year reflects a simple fact of life - growth, says City Administrator Chris Eppley.
Gardener’s hobby a blooming business
September 15, 1999
This summer, a new greenhouse cropped up in southern Leavenworth County. Just off of Tonganoxie Road, about a mile northeast of town, a roadside sign marks Lost Corner Farm. That’s where Cindy (Thornton) Murry, a lifelong Tonganoxie resident, has turned a love of gardening into a growing business.
Everything’s coming up sunflowers
September 15, 1999
For Ted Grinter, the reward of having the most beautiful sunflower fields in the area is more than reaping a good harvest. During the past 18 years, Grinter and his family have been growing the Sunflower State’s state flower almost in their own back yard.