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Obituary: Mildred Irene Marshall
1914-2001
July 3, 2001
Graveside services for Mildred Irene Marshall, 87, were Friday, June 29, 2001, at Glenwood Cemetery, Bonner Springs.
Soybeans, corn damaged in flood
About 15,000 acres of cropland harmed in Leavenworth County
July 3, 2001
An estimated 15,000 acres of cropland in Leavenworth County were damaged two weeks ago when Stranger Creek pushed out of its banks.
Sports Briefs
July 3, 2001
The Tonganoxie Braves won their fifth tournament in six tries last weekend with a 6-3 win against the Hot Shots in the Freedom Fourth of July Tournament at the Johnson County Girls’ Softball Association Complex.
Sportswriter participating in a dangerous game
July 3, 2001
Obituary: Paul F. Rahija
1919-2001
July 3, 2001
Services for Paul F. Rahija, 82, Kansas City, Kan., were Friday, June 29, 2001, at the First Baptist Church of Bethel, Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Obituary: Elizabeth R. Hammons
1911-2001
July 3, 2001
Services for Elizabeth R. Hammons, 89, a former Lawrence resident, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 5, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Valia Jane Drake
1960-2001 1960-2001
July 3, 2001
Services for Valia Jane (Brysky) Drake, 40, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Letter: Frustrated over deadlock
July 3, 2001
My original letter to the editor was intended to provoke some response from someone other than the usual people
Friends in a Tonganoxie moment
July 3, 2001
When children are young, if they’re lucky, they’ll develop close “storybook” friendships.
Further reductions in speed limit needed
July 3, 2001
Tonganoxie was notified recently that the state transportation department soon will lower the speed limit on the east edge of town.
Dentist to scale peak for charity
Operation Smile provides dental treatment to people in need
July 3, 2001
A Tonganoxie dentist is taking his practice to new heights. The practice of mountain climbing, that is.
Uncertainty about proposed power plant prompts concerns for nearby resident
July 3, 2001
Bud Jones is all for electricity. “I have no problem with the building of power plants,” Jones said. “But boy, I sure would like some more information.”
Speedway revs up for second race weekend
July 3, 2001
Despite an anticipated 85,000 visitors to Kansas Speedway this weekend, Tonganoxie traffic is expected to flow smoothly.
Tonganoxie athlete sets bone-breaking record
July 3, 2001
Many people regard No. 13 as bad luck, but for Tonganoxie’s Andrea Korb, Nos. 1-12 have been the black cat crossing her path.
Preparation under way for basketball tournament
July 3, 2001
Summer league basketball might not translate into success in the winter, but one Tonganoxie team came close to knocking off the summer leader.
Chieftains turn up heat during tourney
July 3, 2001
Tonganoxie’s 7-on-7 football tournament Saturday had just three teams, but the smaller field might have been better for the Chieftains.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 3, 2001
Just sign me your frugal friend,” she laughed as she shared with us this trick.
Three Tonganoxie youths earn Eagle Scout honors
July 3, 2001
Three Tonganoxie Boy Scouts, Chester Henre, Andrew Miller and Anthony Miller, were promoted to the rank of Eagle Scout at a June 2 ceremony.
Bonkers for the Boys
July 3, 2001
It’s a safe bet that many junior high and some high school girls have Backstreet Boy or ‘N Sync posters and memorabilia plastered throughout their rooms. Katie Brest fit that description five years ago, but the affection wasn’t a passing fad.
Wet weather slows work on mobile home park
July 3, 2001
In mid-April, the mobile home park at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and Smiley Road was supposed to be finished in two months.
School budget woes continue
July 3, 2001
The school district ended the year in the black. But Richard Erickson, superintendent, said it could have been better.
Letter: A matter of priorities
July 3, 2001
As the wife of one of the city’s police officers, I want to say I appreciate the voices that have expressed concern over our downtown and other concerns in the city. I feel everyone involved is entitled to their opinion.
Firms cited for economic development
Basehor resident receives honor for her efforts
July 3, 2001
Several Tonganoxie area businesses earned awards last week during the 2001 Leavenworth Area Business and Industry Recognition and Awards Program.