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Threshing Bee days
August 8, 2001
Guardianship program fills many needs in Kansas
Volunteers help clients with money matters, as well as making decisinos about health care
August 8, 2001
rt Renfro says volunteer work is a key to lowering taxes.
News briefings
August 8, 2001
Revolving fund
State offers businesses low-interest loans
August 8, 2001
Tonganoxie’s revolving loan fund has been extended until December, but city planner Linda Zacher has only received applications from two businesses.
Remember When: A Community Review
August 8, 2001
A look back at Tonganoxie history.
Basehor-Linwood sophomore mines gold at Sunflower Games
August 8, 2001
A Basehor-Linwood High School sophomore won a gold medal in the second weekend of the Sunflower State Games on July 27-28 in Lawrence.
Low turnout bumps cheering from Games
August 8, 2001
Cheerleading tried to get off its feet at this year’s Sunflower State Games, but low turnout meant the sport wouldn’t make its start at the event this year.
Tournament loss ends Legion season
August 8, 2001
High expectations meant that the Tonganoxie Merchants ended the American Legion baseball season a sour note.
Heat-related deaths show need for caution locally
August 8, 2001
Practice for fall sports starts Monday, and although conditioning and preparation are extremely important, having players on the field is as well.
Youths get a kick out of clinic
Participation in Kansas City Wizards soccer clinic skyrockets
August 8, 2001
Veteran forward Mo Johnston of the Kansas City Wizards took a quick poll with a group of girls at the KC Wizards/KCKCC soccer camp Thursday night at Chieftain Park.
Local couple’s longtime interest in turtles finds studies rewarding
August 8, 2001
A local couple who have spent three decades working with snapping turtles recently took one of the state’s largest turtles to live in safety in the Emporia Zoo.
Results from 4-H shooting events
August 8, 2001
Schedule of Events/ County Fair
August 8, 2001
Dogs on Parade
Canines get a workout in the heat at annual Leavenworth County 4-H Dog Show
August 8, 2001
This may be the dog days of summer, but even the canines at Saturday’s Leavenworth County 4-H Dog Show had trouble concentrating in the heat and humidity.
Physician:Outlook is good for patients
August 8, 2001
Dr. Stephen Williamson is Mike Covey’s oncologist at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Since May, Williamson has been treating Covey for testicular cancer.
Young family copes with diagnosis, effects of cancer
August 8, 2001
When Mike Covey left for work on the morning of May 9, he had no way of knowing that by evening he’d be diagnosed with testicular cancer.
Old-fashioned tastes of summer
August 8, 2001
Louder than Kansas Speedway on a Sunday afternoon where are my hearing protectors when I need them
Safety paramount at this time of year
August 8, 2001
It’s that time of year again.
Leadership class seeks participants
August 8, 2001
Enrollment is under way for the 2001-2002 Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development class.
PTA planning an active year
August 8, 2001
Tonganoxie’s Parent Teacher Association has numerous activities planned for this year.
Elementary school earns state accreditation
August 8, 2001
Tonganoxie Elementary School has earned accreditation under the state board’s continuous improvement system.
On the record
August 8, 2001
Proposed plant a boon for district
August 8, 2001
If constructed, a natural-gas fueled electricity generating plant would eventually fire up the budget of the Tonganoxie school district.
Lucile Agnes Knapp
1927-2001
August 8, 2001
Services for Lucile Agnes Knapp, 74, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2001, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Mark Goldasich officiating. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Mary Agnes Hubbel
1911-2001
August 8, 2001
Services for Mary Agnes Hubbel, 90, Bonner Springs, were Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor, with the Rev. Linus Evers officiating. Burial was in Holy Angels Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
County fair kicks off this week
August 8, 2001
As just about any member of Leavenworth County 4-H clubs knows, the annual fair already is well under way. In fact, pre-fair activities began weeks ago.
Burglaries increase in county
August 8, 2001
Rural burglaries are on the rise. “There’s been an influx here in the last few months, May through June,” said Leavenworth County Undersheriff Dave Zoellner.
Prehistoric home discovered
Floodwaters uncover pottery, stone tools
August 8, 2001
On June 13, Scott DeMaranville made one of his regular treks through Leavenworth County, looking for evidence of Indians who lived hundreds of years ago.
Tonganoxie dentist thrilled by 12,000-foot adventure
Grant Ritchey climbs mountain to benefit needy
August 8, 2001
Tonganoxie dentist Grant Ritchey has climbed a mountain and he plans to do it again next year.
Barbara Jeane Parker
1932-2001
August 8, 2001
Services for Barbara Jeane Parker, 68, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Tonganoxie.