Archive for Wednesday, August 29, 2001

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Remember when
August 29, 2001
Anniversary: Norman and Mary Walker
August 29, 2001
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Walker, Tonganoxie will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary with family on Sunday.
The Record
Court action and police reports
August 29, 2001
Cross country teams get set for seasons
August 29, 2001
Skating enthusiasts review drawings for local park
August 29, 2001
Red wins scrimmage; season starts at Perry
August 29, 2001
The Red/White scrimmage allowed the Tonganoxie football team numerous running and passing plays, but big plays stayed on the ground. The Red team won 18-0 on three long rushing touchdowns.
Volleyball varsity posts win
August 29, 2001
Tonganoxie got a slight taste of a match-like situation in the Red/White volleyball scrimmage Friday.
Wanted: former Chieftains playing college athletics
August 29, 2001
Picture after picture of Tonganoxie athletes signing letters of intent to play sports in college after high school have been a regular occurrence in The Mirror for some time.
Varsity blanks JV 6-0 in scrimmage
August 29, 2001
On a muggy Thursday night, the Tonganoxie varsity soccer team had trouble with its junior varsity counterparts in the first half of the Red/White scrimmage.
Sam’s adventures
Local boy serves as MDA Goodwill Ambassador
August 29, 2001
Sam Denholm’s such a busy child it’s a wonder he has time for television. For being on TV, that is.
McLouth school vandal to remain in state custody through 2001
August 29, 2001
An 11-year-old boy who vandalized and attempted to set fire to the McLouth Elementary School has been sentenced to remain in the custody of the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority through the end of this year.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
August 29, 2001
An Echo (and I know there are more out there, so let’s have them, too):
Nine-hole golf course along river a challenge
August 29, 2001
It’s 8 a.m. on a beautiful summer day, 80 degrees, a slight south breeze.
New golf course nestled along river
Burning Tree Golf Club built in Leavenworth County and De Soto
August 29, 2001
For years, Bob Hill has had a goal of owning a golf course. This year he achieved his goal.
Sewer line problems frustrate family
August 29, 2001
A Tonganoxie family has been flooded with bills incurred when their sewer line broke a break they say they shouldn’t be their responsibility to pay.
McLouth restaurant plans move, expansion
August 29, 2001
A McLouth restaurant is moving next door with a new name, a larger menu and longer hours.
River work to begin next January
August 29, 2001
Work on levees along the north bank of the Kansas River near Eudora is scheduled to begin in January and span the next two winters.
Tonganoxie Junior High School earns accreditation
August 29, 2001
Tonganoxie Junior High has earned accreditation under the state board’s continuous improvement system.
Basehor school volunteers earn national honors
August 29, 2001
wo Basehor women, known for their extensive volunteer work, will travel in October to St. Petersburg, Fla., to accept an award in the Eckerd 100 Salute to Women program.
Stocking up
Fish at state lake near Tonganoxie flourishing; new ones added periodically
August 29, 2001
A new batch of channel cats splashed their way on a recent morning into the Leavenworth State Fishing Lake.
Passing faces in ‘Remember when’
August 29, 2001
The Mirror would be like a day without sunshine were it not for the addition of Billie Aye’s “Remember When” column.
County should review exotic animal laws
August 29, 2001
Richard Provance II understandably is upset that people continue to trespass on his rural Leavenworth County property and end up at the University of Kansas Medical Center being treated for bites inflicted by Provance’s exotic pets.
Driver cited following accident
August 29, 2001
A driver who walked away from the scene of a two-car collision Friday afternoon received two citations from the Tonganoxie Police Department.
Eldridge, dancers appear in court
August 29, 2001
Wayne Eldridge, former Leavenworth County commissioner, made a court appearance last Friday on three misdemeanor charges.
Jean A. Knipp
1937-2001
August 29, 2001
Services for Jean A. Knipp, 64, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2001, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie with the Rev. Mark Goldasich officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Attorney, commission reach compromise
August 29, 2001
Jefferson County commissioners and Jim Vanderbilt on Monday afternoon agreed to disagree on the issue of the county’s credit card.
City OKs tax break for startup company
August 29, 2001
Tonganoxie City Council members on Monday approved a four-year tax abatement for a startup company that plans to open soon in Urban Hess business park.
Attorney seeks guidance from county on exotic pets
August 29, 2001
Leavenworth County Attorney Frank Kohl will ask county commissioners to consider restrictions on exotic animals.
City loosens restrictions on liquor
Council action paves way for alcohol at restaurant
August 29, 2001
It appears that a downtown Tonganoxie restaurant will be allowed to serve liquor when it opens next month.
Gasoline prices soar upward
August 29, 2001
Walter Lee Denholm’s job of changing the price of gasoline on the sign of B&J Amoco was easier than usual Monday morning. He simply moved two numbers, turning $1.67 into $1.76.