Archive for Wednesday, July 26, 2000

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Michael D. Gibbens
July 26, 2000
Bonner Springs course offers long shots, tough putts
July 26, 2000
Located in the shadows of the Kansas Turnpike, Sandstone Amphitheater and the Agricultural Hall of Fame, it’s quite easy to overlook or forget about Sunflower Hills Golf Course.
Playing the yellow tees, practicing for retirement
July 26, 2000
Hamsters, in my narrow-minded way of seeing things, have always been cute, cuddly creatures.
Plans progress on mobile home park
July 26, 2000
Construction likely will begin in a few months on a mobile home park in northwest Tonganoxie.
News Briefing
July 26, 2000
Tonganoxie gets in the swim
With financing from private investors, the pool was built 75 years ago
July 26, 2000
Long before there was air conditioning, Tonganoxie children knew how to cool off in the summertime.
Wilma Schuler
July 26, 2000
Joseph Daniels Jr.
July 26, 2000
Karl J. Brown Jr.
July 26, 2000
Patricia Young
July 26, 2000
Jack Wolfe
July 26, 2000
Wayne M. Eldridge
July 26, 2000
J.R. Russell
July 26, 2000
Mark Gilstrap
July 26, 2000
Louis Klemp
July 26, 2000
Jack Divine
July 26, 2000
Jim Jordan
July 26, 2000
Richardson-Heywood
Engagement
July 26, 2000
Tonganoxie ball clubs finish strong
Town teams take top three spots in tournament
July 26, 2000
Some 9- and 10-year-old Ton-ganoxie girls showed that they knew how to play ball last week when the three softball teams from Tonganoxie took the top three places at the championship tournament in Basehor.
Plainsmen defensemen score three touchdowns
July 26, 2000
The Kansas Plainsmen had a record-setting outing Saturday in McLouth when they returned three interceptions for touchdowns in their 40-0 home win over the Nebraska Trailblazers.
4-H adds shooting sports
July 26, 2000
In its first year as a ribbon event at the Leavenworth County Fair, air-gun shooting drew 24 area children to the fairgrounds last Saturday.
Basketball team gets early start
July 26, 2000
In his second year as Tonganoxie High School’s head basketball coach, Mike Webb held the Chieftain Fundamental Basketball Camp last week to help his team prepare for the upcoming season.
Doolittle Farms: Nature’s retreat
July 26, 2000
Stirrings of nature rise to greet visitors at Doolittle Farms.
Day campers try out skills
July 26, 2000
Approximately 160 girls gathered together for a Girl Scout Day Camp, which ran from Thursday to Sunday, at Camp Tongawood.
Computer system to track students
July 26, 2000
A new computer management system for the school district will feature many uses for parents, teachers and administrators.
Publisher talks with chamber members
July 26, 2000
The owner of a Lawrence multimedia company told Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce members last week that community spirit is alive and well in this city.
Questioning Reading Recovery
July 26, 2000
Fortunately the Tonganoxie School Board and administrators recognize the method of reading instruction is failing many students. Unfortunately, though, the adoption of Reading Recovery will not improve reading skills for those that are struggling.
Savoring everyday blessings
July 26, 2000
A fresh breeze has touched my son’s life.
Reward may help combat vandalism
Editorial
July 26, 2000
First State Bank and Trust has stepped up and established a reward fund leading to apprehension and prosecution of individuals responsible for vandalism in Tonganoxie.
The Record
July 26, 2000
Sheriff seeks retirement fund switch
July 26, 2000
Sheriff Herb Nye says it would be easier to hire officers if the county had a better retirement plan.
City smokes during barbecue
July 26, 2000
Imagine cooking 700 chicken halves in four hours with the smoke carrying the distinct smell of barbecue throughout the community.
Ray Cox
July 26, 2000
McLouth gears up for 43rd annual harvest festival
July 26, 2000
For most area farmers, this year’s wheat harvest is nearly complete.
James Hart Todd
July 26, 2000
Roger A. Harsh
July 26, 2000
Mary Jane Conroy
July 26, 2000
Reward fund to help track down vandals
July 26, 2000
A group of Tonganoxie businesses, led by First State Bank and Trust, has established a reward fund to help combat vandalism.
Pat Albert
July 26, 2000
City valuation increases help hold line on taxes
July 26, 2000
In a few weeks, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed 2001 budget for the city of Tonganoxie.