Archive for Wednesday, May 23, 2001

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Martial arts instructor says discipline is the key
May 23, 2001
Rex Hutton has survived electrocution and he has survived a strike on the head by a 4,000-pound cast iron lamp pole.
THS Class of 2001 awarded numerous scholarships
May 23, 2001
Governor’s Column: Legislation not tough enough
May 23, 2001
The recently completed 2001 session of the Kansas Legislature sent some mixed signals about the commitment to safety on Kansas roads.
Editorial: Let’s make skate park a reality in Tonganoxie
May 23, 2001
A plan by several youths to try to construct a skate park in Tonganoxie deserves strong community support.
Defensive effort not enough
Softball team loses in second round of regional playoffs
May 23, 2001
In its second-round regional softball game Thursday at Hiawatha, Tonganoxie put up a strong defensive effort, but it wasn’t enough to beat Holton, which used a four-run fifth inning to end the Chieftains’ season.
Jefferson West eliminates baseball team in second game
May 23, 2001
After the Chieftains lost to Jefferson West, 10-4, in the second round of the regional baseball tournament to end their season with a 6-16 record, first-year baseball coach John Lee reflected on his rookie season.
Going to state
10 Chieftains qualify for meet in Wichita
May 23, 2001
For the second year in a row, the Class 4A Regional Track Meet was held in Tonganoxie and the home team held its own again this year, qualifying 10 for this weekend’s state championships in Wichita.
Sports Briefs
May 23, 2001
THS basketball coach, counselor resigns
Mike Webb’s desire to teach leads to decision to leave Tonganoxie school district
May 23, 2001
Everyone seeks one thing that enriches their careers.
Spring spruce-up
Master gardeners really dig Magnatech Park
May 23, 2001
Master gardeners at Tonganoxie’s Magnatech Park are cultivating a new look.
Complaints prompt seizure of animals
May 23, 2001
After receiving numerous complaints, the Leavenworth County sheriff’s department last week seized numerous small animals from a rural Tonganoxie property.
News briefing
May 23, 2001
The record
May 23, 2001
Birth: Dawson Peter Bennett
May 23, 2001
Engagement: Rome-Putthoff
May 23, 2001
Anniversary: Krull
May 23, 2001
Anniversary: Elder
May 23, 2001
Cable TV upgrade in the works
May 23, 2001
Work will continue during the next several months on an upgrade to the cable television system that serves Tonganoxie.
Area couple charged in marijuana-growing operation
May 23, 2001
A rural Tonganoxie couple have been arrested in connection with an elaborate marijuana-growing operation at their home.
Former volunteer sentenced to prison
May 23, 2001
A former volunteer at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing four youths, has been sentenced to 129 months in prison.
Seniors encouraged to live life
May 23, 2001
Crowds of proud relatives and friends packed into bleachers at Tonganoxie’s Beatty Field Saturday night to witness one of life’s passages.
Russell (Rusty) Theno
May 23, 2001
Virden E. Tate
May 23, 2001
Frank Allen McRill
May 23, 2001
Clarence Claude Corkadel
May 23, 2001
City council may pursue opinion on open meetings
May 23, 2001
Janet Angell, Tonganoxie City Council president, doesn’t want public interviews of applicants for board and positions to deter candidates.
Couple enter pleas to meth charges
May 23, 2001
A Tonganoxie couple, who were charged in January in connection with a methamphetamine operation at a local motel, have pleaded no contest to several charges.
McLouth gearing up for annual barbecue
May 23, 2001
Ten years ago, the McLouth Recreation Commission sponsored its first “BBQ Blowout.”
Voters reject clerk residency change
May 23, 2001
Tonganoxie voters, in a special election Tuesday, rejected a charter ordinance that would have allowed the city clerk to live in Leavenworth County and surrounding counties.