Archive for Wednesday, May 30, 2001

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Fire destroys Basehor cabinet shop
Firefighters earn credit for saving the city’s library and a nearby house
May 30, 2001
A Friday evening fire destroyed a cabinet shop in Basehor. Firefighters saved two nearby buildings.
Progress being made on senior issues
May 30, 2001
We will all, at some point in our lives, have to consider issues such as long-term care insurance, care giving for aging family and friends, mental and physical wellness, and having the ability to remain in our own home for as long as possible
Editorial: Retailers’ program on target against meth
May 30, 2001
It is fortunate that Kansas retailers have teamed up with law enforcement officials to be on the lookout for suspicious activity that might mean methamphetamine labs are in operation.
Mayor pondering clerk election
May 30, 2001
Now that Tonganoxie voters have spoken on the issue of whether the city clerk should be required to live in Leavenworth County, the city council has a decision to make.
Memorial honors soldiers who gave their lives
May 30, 2001
Thousands upon thousands of men and women died to give citizens in the United States the freedom they have today.
Albert William Kerns
1927-2001
May 30, 2001
Charles A. Moore
1923-2001
May 30, 2001
Daniel Warren Chaline
1962-2001
May 30, 2001
Flyin’ high over Tonganoxie
May 30, 2001
The flying bug bit Lenny Lawson in Branson, Mo. “The summer before last I took a ride in a helicopter,” Lawson said. “I just thought, gosh this is so neat, and so I thought I ought to have one.”
Tonganoxie gearing up for Relay for Life
May 30, 2001
The Tonganoxie Area Relay For Life is set for Friday night at the Tonganoxie Junior High School track.
More animals seized from property east of Tonganoxie
May 30, 2001
For now, the 17 horses, one donkey and 42 small animals seized from a rural Tonganoxie couple’s property will remain in the care of an area humane society.
Traffic tie-ups expected with opening of Kansas Speedway
May 30, 2001
Area law enforcement officials are preparing to grapple with traffic from this week’s opening of the race track.
Eleanor G. Tierney
1912-2001
May 30, 2001
Local audition spawns into larger opportunity
May 30, 2001
A 22-year-old Tonganoxie woman’s first chance to sing with a country band is a big one.
Coaches strategize winning tactics for next year
May 30, 2001
Chieftains find tough competitors at state track meet
May 30, 2001
Stakes were high for all the athletes gathered at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium for the 2001 Class 4A State Track meet last weekend. The top three finishers would advance to Nationals and the rest would go home.
Tonganoxie Days close to kickoff
May 30, 2001
This year’s Tonganoxie Days, scheduled for June 8 and 9, will provide a festive kick-off for summer.