Archive for Wednesday, June 28, 2000

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Sports should remain free from religion
June 28, 2000
The title of this weekly column is “From the Sidelines,” because it’s supposed to add depth to the usual sports, by giving the reader something more than game stats and quotes.
Kenneth C. Novo-Gradac
June 28, 2000
NewsBriefing
June 28, 2000
2 companies, city receive awards
June 28, 2000
Two local businesses and the city of Tonganoxie were recognized for their achievements last week as part of the Leavenworth Area Business and Industry awards program.
Council names administrator for Tonganoxie
June 28, 2000
Tonganoxie Mayor John Franiuk appeared to be in good spirits Monday night when he announced the hiring of a new city administrator.
Mild winter breeds healthy crop of insects
June 28, 2000
It’s a definite sign that summer is here when pesky bugs crawl back into our lives.
Poison ivy thriving this summer
June 28, 2000
It’s that time of year again time for picnics, walks in the country and leisurely days spent outdoors.
News Makers
June 28, 2000
Tonganoxie woman celebrates 100 years
June 28, 2000
Tonganoxie has a new centenarian.
County OKs funds for plan to fight erosion
June 28, 2000
Work should get under way soon on a construction design plan designed to prevent further erosion of a bank along the Kansas River in southern Leavenworth County.
School board to decide insurance
June 28, 2000
Tonight when the Tonganoxie school board takes its annual vote on the school’s insurance carrier, board members will face a tough decision.
Uneven scoring plagues softball summer league
June 28, 2000
There was only one close Tonganoxie softball game at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds last week, and scores in every other game were lopsided.
Tournament time just around corner for little league
June 28, 2000
The Leavenworth County Fairgrounds will seem deserted this weekend, with no games being held in honor of the Independence Day holiday.
Rains delay games during busiest month
June 28, 2000
All of the 13-14 age division baseball games scheduled for June 20 were rained out and will be rescheduled for a later date, said Mark Zerrer, Tonganoxie Recreation Commission director.
Two apply for coaching job
Board to choose athletic director or assistant coach
June 28, 2000
The hunt for a new head baseball coach to fill the position left vacant when 11-year coach Chris Herron resigned two weeks ago has turned from a search to a choice.
Basehor chamber thanks area businesses
June 28, 2000
The Basehor Chamber of commerce held its annual Business Appreciation dinner June 20 at the First State Bank community room.
Firms in county recognized for economic development
June 28, 2000
Several other Leavenworth County businesses and groups also received awards during a luncheon on Thursday held in Leavenworth as part of Business and Industry Recognition Week.
The infirmary costs
June 28, 2000
The record
June 28, 2000
Newspaper to launch new column
June 28, 2000
In another month, look for a new column in The Mirror that will focus on society news about Tonganoxians.
Accident injures 3 area residents
June 28, 2000
A McLouth man remains at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., recovering from facial injuries he suffered in a June 16 accident west of Tonganoxie.
Couple injured in blast
June 28, 2000
Two 22-year-olds were critically injured about 10 p.m. last Wednesday when their farm house in western Leavenworth County sustained extensive damage in a gas explosion.
Tonganoxie needs a strong executive
Editorial
June 28, 2000
The selection is made, and now the work begins.
Marjorie L. Welton
June 28, 2000
Roy F. Dodge Jr
June 28, 2000
City Council Briefs
June 28, 2000
Couple arrested on drug charges
June 28, 2000
A Tonganoxie couple were arrested Monday in a room at the Sunset Inn motel on three drug-related charges.
Area cities schedule fireworks
June 28, 2000
With the beginning of July comes of course the beginning of fireworks.
Probe continues into woman’s death
June 28, 2000
Leavenworth County officials continue their investigation into the death of a Kansas City, Mo., woman whose body was found floating in Stranger Creek near Linwood.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence “Pappy” Cavaner
Anniversary
June 28, 2000
Wukkuan Anthony Richard Chop
Birth
June 28, 2000
Hunter Adam Angell
Birth
June 28, 2000
Summer’s insects gaining ground
June 28, 2000
Our publisher is the person to call when a wasp threatens. Caroline was up here with her husband and daughter Saturday, and a wasp came to call. The uninvited backdoor guest (I thought that was supposed to be the most welcome kind of visitor) zipped from room to room as if looking for a bonafide place to set up a new home.
Kansas ranch goes public
June 28, 2000
To the first-time visitor, the Circle S Ranch may come as a surprise.