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Decade of writing produces 10 books
July 5, 2000
For Byrd Baggett, the writing life began at 40. And now, 10 years later, Baggett’s 10th book is appearing in bookstores.
Written in stone
July 5, 2000
Heath Bethard is carrying on a family tradition.
Roy Williams may leave but KU tradition will live
July 5, 2000
It all started with rugby at Springfield College.
Cronemeyer makes plans for former antique shop
July 5, 2000
Once Billy Jacks Antiques closes later this summer, owners Billy Jack and Joan Cronemeyer will turn the downtown building over to their son, Jack.
Jayhawk carving donated to university
July 5, 2000
A Tonganoxie man’s re-creation of one of the state’s best-known birds is now on display for the public to see.
The bombs bursting in air
July 5, 2000
Early Monday morning, thunder and lightning exploded outside and rain pummeled the roof for a good half-hour or more. Finally, like the sound of a hushed audience going home after a rave performance, the raindrops slowed and then ceased.
Civic responsibility belongs to all of us
Editorial
July 5, 2000
A local citizen observes a young person on a bicycle repeatedly running into electrical boxes in downtown Tonganoxie.
The Record
July 5, 2000
Supreme Court ruling not an issue at THS
July 5, 2000
The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that student-led prayer read over the loud speaker before high school football games is unconstitutional should have no effect on Tonganoxie High School football games.
Tonganoxie youth want new bike park
July 5, 2000
Being bored is no new thing for children in a small town during the summer. When it’s hot outside, they don’t want to stay inside and watch television or read a book.
Rain shortens pre-tournament week
July 5, 2000
With tournaments just around the corner for Tonganoxie little league baseball and softball teams, the amount of rain the area has received recently has come at a bad time.
Kemper Foundation donates to fairgrounds
July 5, 2000
Representatives of the Commerce Bank, Leavenworth, presented a $25,000 check Friday to members of the Leavenworth County Fair Board.
3 arrested in murder of woman
July 5, 2000
Two Kansas City, Kan., cousins have been arrested with first-degree murder charges in connection with the death of a woman whose body was dumped near Stranger Creek in southern Leavenworth County.
Telephone outage hits downtown businesses
July 5, 2000
Without telephone service for much of Monday, several downtown businesses and homes were left hanging. It was definitely not business as usual.
District designates insurance carrier
July 5, 2000
Two local insurance agents say they won’t submit bids again for the school district’s business. The process, they say, is simply too controversial.
Four caught in high-speed chase
July 5, 2000
A Kansas City, Kan., quartet led area law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase Monday morning between Tonganoxie and Basehor.
News Briefing
July 5, 2000
Kelsie Abramovitz
Birth
July 5, 2000
Colbert Allen Carey
Birth
July 5, 2000
Hannah Elizabeth Miller
Birth
July 5, 2000