Archive for Wednesday, February 6, 2002

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Collateral Damage’ takes its toll on audiences
(R) *
February 6, 2002
Following the assaults of Sept. 11, several movies bearing thematic connections to the event were shelved. With “Collateral Damage,” a terrorist revenge fantasy starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, the question remains whether Americans are now ready for a film whose plot hits so close to home. The answer: Americans are always ready for mindless, predictable trash.
Remember When: A Community Review
February 6, 2002
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: DiMaggio and Mantle can hear Grandpa’s tales now
February 6, 2002
The local sports world was frozen in time, or more accurately, iced over, last week because of the winter storm.
Seniors hit home mats one last time
February 6, 2002
Mother Nature and illness combined last week to prevent the Tonganoxie High School wrestling team from competing.
Late adjustment turns corner for Chieftains
February 6, 2002
During Monday night’s game against Basehor-Linwood, Tonganoxie coach Leslie Foster unveiled a new full-court press.
Coach pacing his return after recent heart surgery
February 6, 2002
One could say Dean Moss has given his heart and soul to Tonganoxie wrestling.
Boys claim home win after break
Tonganoxie forces Basehor-Linwood to commit 23 turnovers
February 6, 2002
Basehor-Linwood’s return to basketball was rusty Monday at Tonganoxie.
Spring’s just around the corner, according to ‘Tonganoxie Phil’
February 6, 2002
After last week’s winter storm, many Tonganoxie residents are looking for any indication of an early spring.
Company to begin river work in 2 weeks
February 6, 2002
A Nebraska company should begin work in about two weeks along the Kansas River, just north of Eudora.
Obituary: John H. Snowden
February 6, 2002
Services for Retired USN John H. Snowden, 76, Tonganoxie, will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Feb. 6, 2002, at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Obituary: Nellie K. Fischer
February 6, 2002
Services for former Tonganoxie resident Nellie K. Fischer, 90, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at St. John Lutheran Church in Aliceville, Kan., with the Revs. Jay Watson and Glenn Wooton officiating. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Aliceville.
Obituary: Garrett Thomas Daily
February 6, 2002
Services for Garrett Thomas Daily, 8 months, 21 days, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Rick Lamb officiating. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Substitute teachers easier to find
February 6, 2002
Lori Elston’s phone starts ringing at 6:30 in the morning.
Obituary: Rodney Allen Boettcher
February 6, 2002
A memorial service for Rodney Allen “Hot Rod” Boettcher, 35, Edwardsville, will be at 6 p.m. today, Feb. 6, 2002, at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 82nd Street and Kansas Avenue in Kansas City, Kan., followed by visitation.
Winter’s roar subsided, for now
February 6, 2002
It didn’t take long for the area to pull out from the storm. Shortly after Monday dawned sunny and bright, Deloris White stopped by the office to say a crocus is blooming in her front yard. Then, Jerry Botts called to say he had seen a bald eagle in a treetop near where U.S. Highway 24-40 crosses Stranger Creek. So, it appears that in our beautiful part of the country, things are getting back to normal, and then some.
Snow days prove costly for schools
February 6, 2002
At first glance, it might appear that a school district could save money by calling off classes for a snow day.
Tornado did provide some benefit to city
February 6, 2002
Who would have thought that 20 months after a tornado ripped limbs from trees in Tonganoxie, city residents would look back fondly on that event?
Judge upholds county resolution
Anti-nudity measure is constitutional
February 6, 2002
Leavenworth County District Judge Frederick Stewart on Wednesday upheld the constitutionality of the county’s anti-nudity resolution.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 6, 2002
Word in from Mitchellene Rosicka; Mitch an old neighbor of mine, an inspiration to so many. That contagious laugh, and smile, always a cheery word. You just couldn’t be, “down in the dumps” and be around her.
Business owners concerned about snow removal
February 6, 2002
Susie Wiles sets her clock early on snowy mornings.
Obituary: Clarence F. Zacharias
February 6, 2002
Services for Clarence F. Zacharias, 86, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Kirby-Morris Funeral Home in El Dorado. Burial was in Sunset Lawns Cemetery.
Winter storm packs icy punch
February 6, 2002
Leavenworth County and 24 other Kansas counties have been declared state disaster areas because of damage from last week’s winter storm.
Letter to the editor: In praise of food service workers
February 6, 2002
Food service workers serve nutritious meals and snacks to individuals in nursing homes, hospitals, retirement centers, schools, correctional facilities and military services. They receive training in food safety and sanitation and in food service preparations. Each day nursing home residents, hospital patients, staff, friends and family appreciate food service workers for their dedication to prepare and serve safe and appropriate food according to physician orders. They appreciate food service workers loving hearts and caring attitudes.