Archive for Wednesday, June 20, 2001

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Accident claims life of resident
June 20, 2001
A Leavenworth County man died Thursday in a farm accident about seven miles south of Basehor.
Educators work at area hospitals
Experience provides insights into expectations for THS graduates
June 20, 2001
Educators are usually geared toward preparing students for occupations after high school.
Some tips on how to choose a nursing home
June 20, 2001
Patricia Maben practices what she preaches.
City misses out on $400,000 sewer grant
June 20, 2001
The state sent the city of Tonganoxie some bad news this week.
Area church to install new minister
June 20, 2001
Trinity Lutheran Church of Basehor/Tonganoxie will install its first pastor on Sunday in a service at Glenwood Ridge Elementary School.
Life in the fast lane
June 20, 2001
From a dead stop, Pete Tork spiked his 1965 Cobra replica up to 126 mph in 11.27 seconds.
The Record
June 20, 2001
A review of law enforcement and court activity in the area.
Probe continues into fatal shooting
June 20, 2001
A rural Linwood man has been released from the Leavenworth County Jail, pending the conclusion of an investigation into the shooting death of his son-in-law.
Carbon monoxide kills woman
June 20, 2001
An 81-year-old Tonganoxie woman died last week apparently of carbon-monoxide poisoning.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 20, 2001
Have you ever heard someone say, “Oh I make all my own clothes”? I can’t use her name, but she really does. “All except my hose and my shoes, and lots of times I recover my shoes to match an outfit,” she said. She gives us some hints on making your own lingerie. “You can save a bundle here,” she said.
Remember When: A Community Review
June 20, 2001
TJHS students gain help with basics
June 20, 2001
To the teachers, it’s a practicum in education.
Additional fourth grade planned next fall
June 20, 2001
In an effort to enhance student learning, Tonganoxie Elementary School will add another fourth-grade classroom this fall.
Station available for disposal of household hazardous waste
June 20, 2001
Summer allows area residents time to paint their houses or improve their lawns and gardens, but the products they use for these projects need proper disposal.
Summer ball results
June 20, 2001
7-on-7 team improves in second week
June 20, 2001
Tonganoxie coach Mark Elston found some encouragement in week two of the Chieftains’ first 7-on-7 season.
Tonganoxie softball team bound for national tourney
The Braves post a strong season, playing area teams
June 20, 2001
The Tonganoxie Braves continue to have a strong season in their first year competing in the 11- and 12-year-old girls softball division.
Donations trickle in for new skate park
June 20, 2001
The idea of a skate park in Tonganoxie became concrete when local teen-agers presented the idea to the city council last month.
Letter: In reponse
June 20, 2001
To the editor: In response to Mark Williams, a new voice in the political arena. Your job as a police officer leaves me wondering when and how you observed that “Kathy Bard went right to work after only minimal familiarization.” I heard she spent her first week in clerk school.
Letter: A matter of pride
June 20, 2001
To the editor: Some of us remember the days when Tonganoxie was the butt of disc jockey jokes. In the days of Heiny Winery, I was young and my idea of revenge was to become famous so that I could go on Johnny Carson and proudly tell the world I was from Tonganoxie!
50-year flood anniversary
June 20, 2001
This summer marks the 50 anniversary of our state’s most costly natural disaster.
Careful study needed for THS cut policy
June 20, 2001
Last week, the Tonganoxie school board was asked to implement a cut policy for athletic teams at Tonganoxie High School. But board members balked, saying they wanted time to consider the matter and hear from the public on this proposed change.
McLouth man released from hospital
Benefit dinner, auction to help with medical expenses
June 20, 2001
A benefit dinner and auction will be held to help a McLouth man who was burned in a June 4 fire at his home.
Burglars strike homes in rural area of county
June 20, 2001
To the burglar, the watch was nothing.
City’s population growing younger
June 20, 2001
The city of Tonganoxie is getting a little younger according to information gleaned during the 2000 U.S. Census.
Local duo plan July opening for Urban Hess Greenhouse
June 20, 2001
Progress is slower than anticipated on a new retail garden center and greenhouse in Tonganoxie.
Former depot home to new restaurant
Neil Bitler plans return to food service
June 20, 2001
One year after closing his Tonganoxie restaurant, Neil Bitler is right on track.
Obituary: Hattie David Pierson
1910-2001
June 20, 2001
Graveside services for Hattie David Pierson, 90, Lawrence, were Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.
Obituary: Lola Belle Church
1920-2001
June 20, 2001
Services for Lola Belle Church, 81, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, June 16, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. . Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Events planned for Independence Day
June 20, 2001
Celebrations to mark the 125th birthday of the United States are slated on Independence Day for Fort Leavenworth and in the city of Basehor.
Obituary: Janet Lee O’Neal
1943-2001
June 20, 2001
No services are planned for Janet Lee O’Neal, 67, Tonganoxie, who died June 10, 2001, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
Obituary: Richard John Verhage
1906-2001
June 20, 2001
Services for Richard John Verhage, 95, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday at Tonganoxie Christian Church, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Thefts of trash concern police, post office official
June 20, 2001
A local post office official says somebody’s been taking their trash.