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Remember When: A Community Review
July 25, 2001
Fair days coming
Boling 4-H family members go full-speed ahead toward Leavenworth County Fair
July 25, 2001
Kara Ritchey’s 4-H year got off to a bumpy start this spring when her cow kicked her uncle.
City council briefs/Club news
July 25, 2001
Chinstraps & Mouthpieces
Loss of Sunflower Games would be felt in Lawrence
July 25, 2001
The Sunflower State Games entered its 12th year of existence, but its site might change after next year’s Games. Lawrence’s contract with the event ends next year, so bids will be taken from various Kansas cities. Lawrence could retain the event, as they too will put in a bid.
Running the show
Rural Tonganoxie woman directs 2001 Sunflower State Games
July 25, 2001
Vicki Hill, operating on little sleep and ready for a shower, stood near James Naismith Court in sultry Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday and watched a hectic first weekend of the Sunflower State Games wind down in Lawrence.
Soccer team takes second at Games
Bulk of Tonganoxie athletes to compete in next weekend’s events
July 25, 2001
Tonganoxie kept coming up short in the Sunflower State Games 3-on-3 soccer tournament. The team of Kyle Rodell, Bryce Cooper, Mark Gepner, Dustin Schultz and Chris Laurent couldn’t quite make it out of pool play in previous seasons. Last weekend at YSI Fields in Lawrence, though, was a different story.
Annual county fair a time of celebration
July 25, 2001
In just a few short days, the Leavenworth County Fair will be in full swing in Tonganoxie.
Police report and law proceedings
July 25, 2001
Leavenworth woman successful in raising funds for dog vests
July 25, 2001
The county drug dogs now are vested. Thanks to a drive started by Kathleen Farley, Leavenworth, funds have been raised to purchase vests to protect drug dogs from bullets and knives. Leavenworth County and the city of Leavenworth own the dogs.
Amateur radio club plans demonstration
July 25, 2001
The Pilot Knob Amateur Radio club of Leavenworth will operate an Amateur (Ham) Radio station from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Leavenworth County Fair.
Tonganoxie road work under way
July 25, 2001
Road work in Tonganoxie continues to progress. Butch Rogers, public works director, said that about one-third of the street improvements planned this summer is complete.
News Briefs
July 25, 2001
Charlotte L. Tichenor
1935-2001
July 25, 2001
Services for former Edwardsville resident Charlotte L. Tichenor, 66, Omaha, Neb., were Thursday, July 19, 2001, at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Grinter Chapel Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.
James A. Petrie
1939-2001
July 25, 2001
Services for James A. “Jim” Petrie, 61, McLouth, were Friday, at the McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery.
Leonard W. Lawson Jr.
1943-2001
July 25, 2001
Services for Leonard W. Lawson Jr., 58, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2001, at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
G.A. Emerson, Jr.
July 25, 2001
G.A. Emerson Jr., 77, of Midlothian, Va., died Feb. 14, 2001, at his residence.
Lula L. Coulter
1910-2001
July 25, 2001
Private services for Lula L. Coulter, 91, Lawrence, were Monday at Mount Sidney Cemetery, Linwood.
Home Depot reportedly put on hold
July 25, 2001
In recent months, Home Depot has been considering the possibility of constructing a home improvement store in the Leavenworth/Lansing area.
Tonganoxie man, 58, dies in helicopter accident
July 25, 2001
A Tonganoxie man who last year took up flying at the age of 57, and who recently compared flying in a helicopter to taking a “magic carpet ride,” died Sunday in a helicopter crash.
City, school set budget hearings for Aug. 13
July 25, 2001
After receiving a 2002 budget proposal that included a 0.455-mill increase from this year’s budget, Tonganoxie city council members asked that an additional mill be added to the tax rate.
Eldridge, dancers charged
County officials allege prostitution, nudity
July 25, 2001
A former Leavenworth County commissioner faces three misdemeanor charges, alleging he is promoting prostitution at a private club he operates northeast of Basehor
Savage ‘Planet’
Director Tim Burton puts his distinctive dark spin on ‘Planet of the Apes’ update
July 25, 2001
This remake of the 1968 sci-fi classic has been kicking around Hollywood for years, with people like James Cameron and Oliver Stone attached to it at one point or another. For a while, it seemed unlikely that the film would ever get produced, which caused many fans of the original to breathe a sigh of relief. Who needed a remake, anyway?
4-H’ers hit mark at annual shoot
July 25, 2001
Some participants in the 4-H Shooting Sports Competition grabbed multiple ribbons Saturday at the Tri-County Gun Club northeast of Linwood. Cody Owsley of Tonganoxie added his ribbon to some hardware. Cody, who was reserve champion in intermediate shotgun and champion in air rifle on Saturday, took second place in standing for alternates at the Daisy and Jaycees International BB Gun Championships on June 27 through July 1 in Colorado Springs. He also participated in the open rifle shoot.