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Remember when: a community review
July 18, 2001
Chinstraps & Mouthpieces
It would be a shame to change THS mascot
July 18, 2001
Tonganoxie High School might not be known as the home of the Chieftains in the future.
Garden extraordinaire
Countyh’s director of planning and zoning finds plenty to plan in his own backyard
July 18, 2001
By day he works in a windowless office in the basement of the Leavenworth County Courthouse. But by night he works amid the flowers, toiling in his garden until long past the sun has set.
County seeks outside manager for nursing home
July 18, 2001
In what clearly was a difficult decision, Leavenworth County commissioners agreed last week to seek a group to operate and manage the county infirmary.
Vet-Vax takes Midget League tournament
July 18, 2001
The untarnished met the scrappy in the Kaw Valley League Midget Boys Tournament final on Friday at Tonganoxie.
Pharmaceutical company plans October opening of Urban Hess
July 18, 2001
A pharmaceutical firm in the Urban Hess Business Center continues to inch toward completion.
Business owner hopes signs could point downtown
July 18, 2001
Tonganoxie’s downtown businesses are pulling in more out-of-town customers than ever. But the problem is, says a downtown business owner, that out-of-towners have difficulty finding downtown.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 18, 2001
Ruth Lee, my roommate on a recent hospital stay, had learned basic sewing skills from her mother, as little girls all across the world have for all time. Ruth as a child was fascinated with the art of knitting, even knitting gloves (all those needles).
Sports Briefs
July 18, 2001
Tonganoxie boy hits it big with Outlaws
July 18, 2001
A little help from Tonganoxie hasn’t hurt the first-year Lawrence Outlaws baseball team.
Realty upends Merchants in Legion
July 18, 2001
American Legion baseball Monday night in Tonganoxie had an intra-town feel with Tonganoxie Merchants and Tonganoxie Realty squaring off in a doubleheader that had an unlikely ending.
News Makers
July 18, 2001
Wedding
Hofstetter-Staples
July 18, 2001
Andrea Jean Hofstetter, Leavenworth, and Lee Staples, Tonganoxie, were married June 1, 2001, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Leavenworth, with the Rev. David Hall officiating.
Clubs
July 18, 2001
4-H Club News
Tonganoxie infant battles leukemia
Son of city police officer diagnosed a month after his birth in May
July 18, 2001
Garrett Daily, son of Brian and Megan Daily, Leavenworth, continues to battle a rare form of leukemia.
Government should deliver service
July 18, 2001
July marks the halfway point of the calendar year, but it’s the start of a brand-new fiscal year for the state of Kansas.
Anniversary
Keith and Jerry Burwell
July 18, 2001
Mr. and Mrs. R. Keith Burwell, Tonganoxie, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary with a family celebration July 28 at the Castle Tea Room in Lawrence.
Action was necessary on the county home
July 18, 2001
Leavenworth County commissioners made a tough decision last week about the county-run nursing home.
On the Record: police reports in the area
July 18, 2001
House destroyed in blaze
July 18, 2001
A rural Leavenworth County home was destroyed Monday afternoon by a fire that started in a faulty electrical outlet.
Youngster seek support for countywide dog show
July 18, 2001
A Tonganoxie boy would like to see the county go to the dogs or at least to a dog show.
News Briefs
July 18, 2001
Judy M. Knapp
1951-2001
July 18, 2001
Private memorial services are planned for Judy M. Knapp, 50, Tonganoxie, who died in a traffic accident July 8 in Jefferson County. Cremation was planned.
Anna A. Weyer
1926-2001
July 18, 2001
Services for Anna A. Weyer, 75, Leavenworth, were Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at the Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, with the Rev. Joe Martin officiating. Burial was in Seneca City Cemetery, Seneca.
Road work to get started today
July 18, 2001
A repaving project on U.S. Highway 24-40 between Tonganoxie and Kansas Highway 32 should get under way today.
Murder charge lodged in Jefferson County
July 18, 2001
A rural McLouth man faces a first-degree murder charge in the October 1999 shooting death of another man.
No charges planned in Linwood shooting
July 18, 2001
No charges have been filed against a rural Linwood man, who was jailed following the June 11 shooting death of his son-in-law.
Moisture beneficial to corn crop
July 18, 2001
Last week’s rain was a crop-saver for corn. Between July 9 and July 11, areas of the county received as much as 2.5 inches of rain, throwing out a lifeline to crops that hadn’t been hailed out or flooded out.
Former mayor given one-year probation team
July 18, 2001
The former mayor of Basehor, who was sentenced last week to a year’s probation, vows he’s ready to fight to clear his name.
County attorney: Charges imminent in Eldridge case
Private club operated by former county commissioner under fire
July 18, 2001
The Leavenworth County attorney said he anticipates filing a complaint by the end of the week against a former county commissioner, alleging he violated a resolution against nudity in public places.
Letter to the editor
July 18, 2001
This letter is a wake-up call to the sincere, hard working city employees and to all you wonderful taxpayers! You all just got billed for another of the city’s mistakes, the illegal hiring and retention of Kathy Bard!