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School Board Briefs
July 11, 2001
A review of action from Monday night’s Tonganoxie school board meeting.
The Record: area legal and police action
July 11, 2001
A property owner in the 200 block of East First Street reported that someone spray painted a newly installed fence, causing about $3,000 in damage. The incident occurred on Thursday.
County approves power plants
July 11, 2001
Leavenworth County Commissioners Monday paved the way for power plants to be built in any areas of the county that are zoned for light industrial use.
Sports briefs: Tonganoxie youth wins soccer contest
July 11, 2001
The sectional competition for the Dribble Pass and Shoot contest sponsored by the Kansas City Wizards will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at West Junior High, Leavenworth. A Tonganoxie boy, Mitchell DeHoff, 9, participated on April 28 in the local competition, and took first place in his age division.
City County Briefs
July 11, 2001
A review of action at Monday night’s Tonganoxie City Council meeting.
Tonganoxie team overcomes higher seeds, wins tourney
July 11, 2001
Tonganoxie I found just the right time to defeat two of its summer league basketball opponents.
Golf on par for spring 2002 season
July 11, 2001
John Bretthauer’s plans have come true. Monday night, Tonganoxie school board members unanimously approved Bretthauer’s request to start a high school golf team.
High school seeking several new coaches
July 11, 2001
Tonganoxie High School is looking for a few good coaches.
Chieftain cheerleader makes national scene
Samantha Hassinger heading to Hula Bowl in Hawaii
July 11, 2001
Samantha Hassinger became part of an elite group when she was named to the National Cheerleading Association’s all-American squad two weeks ago in Emporia.
Agreement reached on cut plan
July 11, 2001
A cut policy will not be pursued at Tonganoxie High School, but a compromise might satisfy coaches and those against the cut policy.
Letter: Education funding
July 11, 2001
Governor’s Column: Program important to state
July 11, 2001
This summer we will expand the Kansas Water Quality Buffer Initiative to include current northeast Kansas counties and additional river basins in southern Kansas.
Editorial: What’s up with youth in our community?
July 11, 2001
What is it with these young people in Tonganoxie? Whatever it is, we should be proud.
Accident kills two residents
July 11, 2001
Two Tonganoxie residents have been killed in traffic accidents.
Program features WPA dolls
July 11, 2001
Dolls made during the Great Depression as part of the Works Progress Administration will be the topic of the “Know Your Antiques” program next Wednesday at the Watkins Museum in Lawrence.
Traffic signals planned at busy Lawrence intersection
July 11, 2001
The intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and 24-59 commonly known as Teepee Junction in Lawrence should be equipped with traffic signals by Halloween.
Speedway traffic moves easily through area
July 11, 2001
The track at the Kansas Speedway might have been congested with race vehicles this weekend, but highways in the Tonganoxie area were not.
Grace M. Houdashelt
1919-2001
July 11, 2001
Graveside services for Grace M. Houdashelt, LeLoup, Kan., were Thursday at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.
Lorenz W. Fischer
1919-2001
July 11, 2001
Services for Lorenz W. Fischer, 94, Lawrence, were Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Aliceville, Kan. Burial was in St. John Evangelical Cemetery.
Wesley E. Coonrod
1912-2001
July 11, 2001
Services for Wesley E. Coonrod, 89, rural Munden, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2001, at the United Methodist Church in Hubbell, Neb., with the Revs. Eldon Nicholson and Mary Beth Nicholson officiating. Burial will be in Hubbell Cemetery, Hubbell, Neb.
William Henry Chrisman
1979-2001
July 11, 2001
Services for Will Henry Chrisman, 21, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, July 7, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Basehor firm recovering from fire
July 11, 2001
Recovery from a May 25 fire at the Cabinet Shop of Basehor is taking longer than co-owner Ken Lindsley would prefer.
Mylinda Jane Wensel
1917-2001
July 11, 2001
Services for Mylinda Jane Wensel, 83, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, July 11, 2001, at Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating. Burial will be in Hubble Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Summer sizzle
Heat sends people to swimming pool
July 11, 2001
As recent temperatures have soared, more swimmers have decided it’s time to take the plunge.
Employees of city get good news, bad news
July 11, 2001
Tonganoxie city employees soon will pay more money for medical costs, under a plan that city council members approved Monday night.
Council OK’s business license requirement
July 11, 2001
Tonganoxie will be required to obtain a business license. On Monday, city council members unanimously approved the license requirement. Council member Pat Albert was absent from the meeting.
Couple fired up about birth of son on Independence Day
July 11, 2001
The Pines found another reason to celebrate Independence Day this year when a new little firecracker Brett Andrew Pine was born on the Fourth of July.
Engagement: Johnson-Fortune
July 11, 2001
William and Patricia Johnson, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melinda, to Blake Fortune, son of Dr. Cedric and Judy Fortune, Olathe.
Remember when: a community review
July 11, 2001
10 years ago: July 11, 1991 (Picture) “In recognition for more than 45 years of service to the city of Tonganoxie,” is the engraving on the clock plaque Roy Salmon received at a surprise reception held at Mutual Savings on Friday evening. Roy’s years of service on the volunteer fire department are very much appreciated by the community. Roy and other family members have given almost 100 years of service in Leavenworth County.
Tornado’s eye
Kansas Speeedway’s infield security officers say they’re thrilled to be in the center of the action
July 11, 2001
Larry Shepek’s on a summer vacation he’ll never forget.