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Chieftains sack Immac
Lightning postpones game a day; THS gets win No. 2
September 12, 2001
The tales of two halves were as different as night and day literally.
News makers
September 12, 2001
Game plans
Tonganoxie couple says it’s all in hte cards
September 12, 2001
It’s a roll of the dice for Mike and Gail Drake.
Skate park plan now rolling on to design stage
September 12, 2001
A three-dimensional design plan is the next step for a proposed skate park in Tonganoxie.
Foster care class scheduled
September 12, 2001
Behavioral Healthcare Network will offer free training classes that will help prospective foster parents make informed decisions about whether foster care or adoption is appropriate for them and their family.
Storm a Friday-night fright
65-mph winds knock out power, leaving diners, fans in the dark
September 12, 2001
A storm that blew through Leavenworth County Friday night left restaurant diners eating by candlelight and ended a road football game at halftime.
Shouts and Murmurs
They drive like maniacs, don’t they
September 12, 2001
At almost any given time, on almost any given business day, pedestrians can be seen waiting to cross the street in Tonganoxie. And waiting, and waiting.
News Briefing
September 12, 2001
Students, faculty shocked by attacks
September 12, 2001
Remember when
September 12, 2001
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
September 12, 2001
An excited grandma had just given her sewing machine to her granddaughter. “Now we’ve got to find just the right spot in her apartment for her to set it all up. She sews a lot so no tucking it away in a closet. I’m so proud of her enthusiasm,” she said.
City council briefs
September 12, 2001
Basehor teen, 16, dies in car crash
September 12, 2001
A 16-year-old Basehor boy who had been missing for two days was found dead Monday in a field adjacent to Parallel Parkway near 164th Street.
Soccer team can’t find net; goes 0-1-1 in first week
September 12, 2001
The Tonganoxie soccer team has allowed one goal in four halves this season.
Cross country teams finish high in two meets
September 12, 2001
Tonganoxie cross country coach Phil Williams would have preferred to have Tonganoxie’s quadrangular as its first meet. The smaller event would have been a warm-up, but lightning postponed it until Monday. Instead, the Chieftains started at the larger Maur Hill Invitational on Thursday in Atchison.
Rut-row, Shaggy; team has Scrappy volleyball bunch
September 12, 2001
Tonganoxie volleyball coach Tiffany Parker referred to her team as “scrappy” after defeating Atchison in three games at a quadrangular last Thursday in Bonner Springs.
Jr. High teams split games against Clark in football
September 12, 2001
The Tonganoxie Warrior defense didn’t allow a touchdown until the closing minutes last Wednesday against Clark Middle School in Bonner Springs, but a muffed punt in the first half helped Clark to a 14-6 win against the eighth-grade Warriors.
Rally gets volleyball on top
September 12, 2001
Tiffany Parker’s volleyball team is approaching this season as an opportunity for a fresh start after a 9-24 record last year.
Anniversary
Connie and Lawrence Torneden
September 12, 2001
Lawrence and Connie Torneden, Linwood, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at the 4-H Building, Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Poem clebrates Tonganoxie friend’s hardware store
September 12, 2001
Thanks to a friend’s way with words, John Lenahan, the owner of Lenahan’s Hardware in downtown Tonganoxie, now has a tribute to his store in verse.
Doantions help family in struggle with cancer
September 12, 2001
A 24-year-old Basehor man diagnosed with testicular cancer this summer will have surgery on Oct. 11.
Talent show cheers ‘em on to bowl game
September 12, 2001
The McLouth High School cheerleaders are working their way toward the Cotton Bowl.
On the road for United Way
September 12, 2001
Bright and early Monday morning, eight bicyclists pulled into the Tonganoxie headquarters of Williams Gas Pipeline, completing the first stretch of their United Way fund-raiser.
Fatal blast investigated as accident
September 12, 2001
Leavenworth County authorities are investigating an oil-tank explosion that killed a 37-year-old Bonner Springs man last week as an accident.
Letters to the editor
September 12, 2001
Country’s response must be measured
September 12, 2001
The terrorist attacks on Tuesday against the United States struck at the gut of the nation.
The record
Police reports and court proceedings
September 12, 2001
Fire department likes new wheels
September 12, 2001
The Tonganoxie Fire Department has a new used car.
Search to begin for city official
September 12, 2001
Although Tonganoxie City Administrator Chris Clark’s resignation is not official, city officials are taking steps to find his replacement.
Deaths/Funerals: Brandie Lee Simpson
Brandie Lee Simpson
September 12, 2001
Services for Brandie Lee Simpson, 21, Tonganoxie, were Aug. 20, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Church dedicates new addition
September 12, 2001
A full house came to watch Sunday morning’s dedication ceremony for a new addition at the Tonganoxie Christian Church.
Scouts sell baked goods in finance D.C. trip
September 12, 2001
Tonganoxie Girl Scouts set up shop Saturday morning on Fourth Street, offering tasty homemade treats at their bake sale.
County officials to review law on exotic pets
September 12, 2001
Recent incidents involving a lion and a bear have prompted the Leavenworth County Commission to explore a resolution that regulates the ownership of exotic animals.
Law change allows sale of alcohol
September 12, 2001
Badd Jack’s Southwest restaurant now has the Tonganoxie City Council’s blessing to sell alcohol.
Drop in ACT scores disappoint principal
September 12, 2001
After reviewing recent student assessment scores Monday night, Tonganoxie High School principal Mike Bogart was blunt in his own assessment.
County on alert following attacks
September 12, 2001
As a stunned nation watched Tuesday’s terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., federal government sites in Leavenworth County increased security.
National events trigger gas lines
September 12, 2001
By 4 p.m. Tuesday, gas lines blocked or stalled traffic by every gas station in town.
Deaths/Funerals
Dorothy Mae Beall
September 12, 2001
Graveside services for Dorothy Mae Beall, 83, Linwood, were Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, at Mount Sidney Cemetery in Linwood.