Archive for Wednesday, August 15, 2001

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National riders shine after lightsout
Downed power line in Kansas City delays rodeo events, but the show goes on
August 15, 2001
The lights may have gone out twice Thursday night at the Leavenworth County Fair IPRA Rodeo, but the delay didn’t seem to hinder competitors.
Tonganoxie twins stay active in basketball leagues
August 15, 2001
Basketball has always been a winter sport, but Rachel and Rebbeca Bogard are slowly making it a year-round endeavor.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces
World of sports widened after weekend’s events
August 15, 2001
Remember when: a community review
August 15, 2001
City council briefs
August 15, 2001
School board briefs
August 15, 2001
Leavenworth County Fair 2001 continued
Animals for sale; Rocket launching; Toy tractor pull
August 15, 2001
Leavenworth County Fair 2001
Parade results; Flower show; Church directs traffic
August 15, 2001
County Fair celebrates in style
Leavenworth County Fair provides fun and competition for 75 years
August 15, 2001
From all accounts the 75th annual Leavenworth County Fair last week in Tonganoxie was a roaring success. (look for continued coverage in the County Fair section of our web site)
Sports briefs
August 15, 2001
Local drivers survive derby at fair
August 15, 2001
The demolition derby at this year’s Leavenworth County Fair had a substantial share of destruction Saturday night, and when the last car was still functional, a face in the crowd almost won the derby
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 15, 2001
Then as now we have some very warm days in September. However there stood that huge round, highly polished coal stove right in the center of the room. Most of us rode ponys to school, kept in the pony barn (a three-sided shelter) on the far corner of the one-acre tract that was our school ground.
Some tips to help combat snake problems at home
August 15, 2001
Many people are embarrassed about it, so they say they’re just nervous. But they’d immediately identify with the Kansan who this year wrote to wildlife expert Charlie Lee:
Bonner Springs preparing for Tiblow Days fest
August 15, 2001
The annual Tiblow Days celebration will be held next week in Bonner Springs. The event scheduled for Aug. 24 and Aug. 25 is sponsored by the Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce.
Power plant would require upgrade in county roads
August 15, 2001
The remote location being considered as a possible site for Duke Energy to build a power plant poses an obstacle in itself.
New faces to greet students
August 15, 2001
Tonganoxie schools have seen a larger-than-usual turnover of teachers this year.
Leavenworth County Fair 2001 continued
August 15, 2001
Organization has food drive; draft horse pull held at fair
Defined by the things we keep
August 15, 2001
It is early morning and the first cup of coffee is downed before the sun has arisen. In the quiet hours, moments of contemplation before footsteps, telephone rings and mechanical sounds take over a day, there is room for reflection, and time to look around. It is then that a person sometimes thinks about things that might not surface otherwise. For instance the things that people collect.
Battle over meth labs affects all taxpayers
August 15, 2001
A recent study shows that $21 million was spent last year in Kansas to combat methamphetamine labs.
Basehor library offers book discussion
August 15, 2001
Basehor Community Library is offering a four-part book discussion series this fall on the theme “Generations.” Members of the community are invited to attend the programs, which will be held at the library, 2812 N. 155th St.
Cable TV upgrade making progress
August 15, 2001
Contractors now are working to install new cable that ultimately will mean increased television options in Tonganoxie.
The Record
Police report and court news
August 15, 2001
News Briefing
August 15, 2001
Sheriff says county plans to take in more inmates
Friday marks one-year anniversary of new jail
August 15, 2001
A year ago this Friday, 74 inmates, chained together in groups of a dozen or so, and flanked by armed officers, moved up in the world.
Tonganoxie man narrowly escapes injury in farm mishap
August 15, 2001
A rural Tonganoxie man narrowly escaped death last week when a tractor he was driving tipped over.
School, city OK budgets for 2002
Special education costs a concern for superintendent
August 15, 2001
Tonganoxie school district’s $11.9 million budget is up about $1 million over last year.
Grilled fresh vegetables provide nutritious summer fare
August 15, 2001
Grilling summer vegetables can bring out seasonal flavors, but there’s more good news. It also call simplify meal preparation, reduce utility bills and make short work of cleanup, said Sandy Procter, Kansas State University nutrition educator.
Letter to the editor
August 15, 2001