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2002 Leavenworth County Fair schedule of events
August 7, 2002
The ins and outs of baseball stadiums across the country
August 7, 2002
The boys and girls of summer in the area are nearly finished with their seasons.
Softball nationals close to home for Bogard
August 7, 2002
Jessica Bogard, Tonganoxie, had a small dose of ballpark lights, TV cameras and softball action with the American Softball Association’s national tournament July 20-28 at Hidden Valley in Blue Springs, Mo.
Wizards woo for sixth straight year
August 7, 2002
If soccer enthusiasts at Chieftain Park last Thursday and Friday followed the United States in the World Cup, they probably preferred the hours last week in Tonganoxie.
Water’s infinite value
Rural couple resourceful in obtaining water
August 7, 2002
Just for fun, Steve and Sharon Fannin try out the old pitcher pump by their kitchen sink. First they prime the pump by pouring water down the neck to moisten the pump’s leather ring. Then, as Steve gives the handle half a dozen pushes, the pump sputters, trickles and finally lets go with a steady stream of cool water.
Gravestone finally finds way home
August 7, 2002
It’s been more than 25 years since the gravestone of Caroline A. Root was positioned in her family’s cemetery.
Leavenworth, Linwood riders set for Shrine Rodeo this month
August 7, 2002
Activities for the 43rd annual Abdallah Shrine Rodeo, set for Aug. 15 and 16 in Kansas City, Mo., will include a pageant in which two Leavenworth County teenagers are competing.
Caring for sheep a full-time job
August 7, 2002
Raising sheep can be tough. By May, it can be even tougher.
Making new friends a highlight of fair
August 7, 2002
Chatting on the phone for hours at a time about the latest fashion, who’s dating who and what movie is coming out next weekend while painting her toenails and smacking her gum loudly between syllables.
Basehor 4-H club has memorial gardens in the works
August 7, 2002
Proceeds from a dance at the Leavenworth County Fair will go toward construction of a memorial garden that honors people and businesses that have made county fair contributions.
Linwood youth hones shooting skills
August 7, 2002
Normally, children bearing arms wouldn’t be something encouraged by parents.
Meet the fair board
August 7, 2002
From shooting sports to food, this family’s heavily involved
August 7, 2002
Anyone taking a gander at the Scharinger family’s 4-H activity list probably couldn’t accuse the Leavenworth clan of being one-dimensional.
Family is abuzz about upcoming fair
Keeping bees a longstanding tradition
August 7, 2002
It seems that honey is in the blood of the Keith and Melissa Ostermeyer family of rural Tonganoxie.
Annual fair salutes 100 years of 4-H
The 2002 edition of the Leavenworth County Fair offers something for everyone
August 7, 2002
It’s that time of year again.
Obituary: Emma Nancy Taylor
1912-2002
August 7, 2002
Services for Emma Nancy Taylor, Tonganoxie, were held Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Chester E. Spring
1902-2002
August 7, 2002
Services for Chester Spring, formerly of Linwood, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Alden-Harrington Chapel, Bonner Springs. Burial will be at the Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Obituary: Audrey Ione Skeet
1912-2002
August 7, 2002
Services for Audrey Ione Skeet, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. today, Aug. 7, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Reno Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: James Clare Kreider
1925-2002
August 7, 2002
Funeral services for Jim Kreider, Kansas City, Kan., and formerly of the Loring community of Bonner Springs, were held Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at the First Christian Church in Bonner Springs. Burial was in the Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Election results in
Conservative Shallenburger hangs on against moderates in governor’s race
August 7, 2002
Cabela’s to open next Thursday
August 7, 2002
The enormous hunting and fishing outfitter just 15 miles east of Tonganoxie will be opening its doors Thursday.
Checkpoint catches drunk drivers
August 7, 2002
Like it or not, drunk drivers are still on the go.
Cabela’s opening set for next week
August 7, 2002
It’s official Cabela’s is opening its doors.
Water ban still prohibits outdoor use
August 7, 2002
The scratch on the city’s broken record has prevented residents from hearing sweet music in their ears for yet another week.
Kids participate in threshing bee’s traditions
August 7, 2002
As always, the McLouth Threshing Bee drew interest and involvement of fans, young and old.