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Shouts and Murmurs: Friend leaves; memories remain
December 24, 2002
This past week the community lost another friend when Earl Parsons died at his home Wednesday. We will miss his smiling face, his caring demeanor and his community spirit.
County, cities provide recycling
Periodic drop-offs, transfer station accept variety of recyclable materials
December 24, 2002
Numerous recycling opportunities are available throughout Leavenworth County.
Press stymies Chieftain boys in loss
December 24, 2002
Tonganoxie High couldn’t handle the pressure Friday at Mill Valley.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Schedule change could help avoid late evenings
December 24, 2002
Tonganoxie basketball games Friday might as well have been played on the West Coast.
Santa Fe Trail throttles Chieftain grapplers
Chieftains upend Piper, but Chargers overcome ealry deficit and win league duals
December 24, 2002
Chieftain wrestlers had to feel good early on Thursday when they led state powerhouse Santa Fe Trail 12-9 in Tonganoxie’s only home dual of the season.
Chieftains hit winter break with 4-2 mark
December 24, 2002
Like children waiting for Christmas morning, the Tonganoxie High girls team needed some patience before opening its holiday present Friday at Mill Valley.
Lawsuit over $3 million estate settled
December 24, 2002
After three years of legal wranglings, a son’s fight to keep his father’s estate from a man claiming he had a sex-change operation and married that father ended last week in what has become a precedent-setting case.
Obituary: Earl Wilborn Parsons
December 24, 2002
Services for Earl Wilborn Parsons, 90, Tonganoxie, were Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.
24-40 highway slated for additional work
December 24, 2002
Next year, a Perry company will complete a $4.19 million highway project that includes a new surface for U.S. Highway 24-40 between Tonganoxie and Lawrence.
Marching Chieftains prepare for bowl trip
December 24, 2002
Some Marching Chieftains probably will sing “Auld Lang Syne” with a little more gusto this New Year’s.
Federal lawsuit filed over ‘boycott’
Business owners sue in federal court
December 24, 2002
Owners of three downtown businesses have filed a federal lawsuit alleging the city of Tonganoxie violated their civil rights by boycotting their companies.
Fire destroys rural home
December 24, 2002
A fire two days before Christmas destroyed a rural Tonganoxie home.
Community-minded resident will be missed
December 24, 2002
The city of Tonganoxie lost a great philanthropist and volunteer last week with the death of Earl W. Parsons.