Archive for Wednesday, August 9, 2000

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County teens’ alcohol use ‘off the scale’
August 9, 2000
Across the state, more teens are saying they’re drinking alcohol. And that includes youths in Leavenworth County.
Course takes turn for better
August 9, 2000
KDOT announces highway plans
August 9, 2000
Several area road projects have earned funding approval from the Kansas Department of Transportation.
Olathe firm plans move to Urban Hess
August 9, 2000
In about six months, an Olathe business will complete its move into the Urban Hess business park in northeastern Tonganoxie.
Raffle to benefit library
August 9, 2000
The Friends of the Library will be raffling a playhouse to help raise funds to purchase books for the Tonganoxie Library.
State disperses funds to fire departments
August 9, 2000
Kansas firefighter associations will receive more than $5.2 million this year, according to Kathleen Sebelius, insurance commissioner for the state.
Chieftain soccer team may be best in years
August 9, 2000
This year’s Tonganoxie High School soccer team could be the best group of players the school has fielded in the last four years, coach Harold Pittman said.
Hitting a quadruple bogey can be a good thing
August 9, 2000
Baby steps.
Plainsmen lose after struggling at the goal line
August 9, 2000
The Kansas Plainsmen dropped to 3-2 last weekend, losing to the Oklahoma Bad Boyz in a game in which the Plainsmen couldn’t seem to score.
New coach brings new ideas
August 9, 2000
At the end of volleyball season last year there was a head coaching position opening up at Tonganoxie High School.
Wizards camp draws big crowd
Nearly 90 children learn about soccer, meet professionals
August 9, 2000
Nearly 90 children between the ages of 5 and 18 gathered at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds last week for the fourth annual Kansas City Wizards soccer camp.
Threshing time
McLouth celebration highlights history and technology
August 9, 2000
Things were chugging along as usual at this year’s threshing bee.
Purchase of athletic equipment boosted by $17,550 grant
August 9, 2000
Thanks to the Kansas Health Foundation, the new multi-purpose facility at Tonganoxie High School has a jump start on the funding of athletic equipment.
Pageant winner prepares for national contest
August 9, 2000
When Sarah Jump watched the Miss Teenage America pageant on television last year, she didn’t know that this year she’d be in it.
Rodeo lineup too good to miss
August 9, 2000
It’s fair time, which also means it’s rodeo time in Tonganoxie.
Turnpike access vital to the county
Editorial
August 9, 2000
Last week, the Kansas Department of Transportation announced plans for about $1 billion worth of road and highway improvements.
Water district to turn off tap
August 9, 2000
Two rural water district patrons will be without water later this week.
School board approves principal transfer, hirings
August 9, 2000
The Record
August 9, 2000
Area schools preparing for students
August 9, 2000
As the lazy days of summer swing to an end, area school staffs join in the final push to prepare for the first day of school.
The more things stay the same
August 9, 2000
As I write this column Tuesday morning, the parade is on my mind. At about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, all along Fourth Street, parade viewers will bring their lawn chairs and set up camp.
News Briefing
August 9, 2000
Walter R. Revell Sr.
August 9, 2000
Graveside services for Walter Raymond Revell Sr., 81, Topeka, were last Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000, at Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka. A memorial service is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5252 W. 19th Street, Topeka.
Charles F. “Buck” Ellis
August 9, 2000
Graveside services for Charles F. “Buck” Ellis, 64, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at the Lawrence Cemetery in Hume, Mo.
Successful candidates plot strategy
August 9, 2000
Candidates who were successful in last week’s primary election soon plan to gear up for the final race toward the Nov. 7 general election.
Bonner city council to vote on Wal-Mart
August 9, 2000
Later this month, the Bonner Springs City Council will take action on the city’s planning commission approval of the construction of a Wal-Mart Super Center.
State kicks in $75,000 grant
Legislators secure fairground funds
August 9, 2000
In response to a plea from two state representatives, the State Finance Council voted Monday to help clean up after the Tonganoxie tornado.
Sheriff’s plan set for vote in November
August 9, 2000
Now that the primary election has answered the question of who’s going to be on the ballot, the next question is: What’s going to be on the ballot?