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Shouts and murmurs: The family that stays together . . .
February 20, 2002
A man who will wash windows is not a man with whom to be trifled.
Legislators: Budget outlook gloomier than anticipated
February 20, 2002
Topeka The state government is awaiting some bad news on March 8. And that news could mean the Legislature will have to consider increasing taxes.
Opinions vary widely on turnpike interchange
February 20, 2002
While many people agree southern Leavenworth County needs a turnpike interchange, there’s little consensus on where it should be constructed.
Remember when: A community review
February 20, 2002
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Column
February 20, 2002
Often, as I’m sewing, cutting and working with knits, I think back to when knit fabrics first became available. We’d worn knit underwear garments, but now we could purchase it by the yard. We learned the “stretch and sew” techniques.
Strong comeback not enough for girls against Immaculata
February 20, 2002
The Tonganoxie girls’ basketball team got off to a slow start Feb. 12 against Immaculata.
Friends survive first marathon
February 20, 2002
Carrie (Scheller) Barth was almost finished running in the Mardi Gras Marathon on Sunday in New Orleans when she spotted her husband, David, and Matt Bond, husband of fellow runner LeAnn Bond. The husbands were cheering their spouses on to the finish line near the Louisiana Superdome.
Chieftains upend Charger boys
February 20, 2002
Tonganoxie had a two-game losing streak going into Friday’s game against Santa Fe Trail.
Math class no concern for coaches
February 20, 2002
Tonganoxie High School athletic teams might have lower numbers at the start of some practices in the fall.
Wichita wrestlers
THS is eighth at regionals, sends four to State
February 20, 2002
Tonganoxie freshman Andy Koontz had a short but important “to do” list Saturday at a 4A regional in Basehor.
Newsmakers 2/20/2002
February 20, 2002
The joy of giving
February 20, 2002
When Earl Parsons turns 90 next week it’s likely he’ll be reflecting upon his life, especially on the last decade when he became actively involved in funding projects for the Kansas 4-H Foundation, most notably at the Rock Springs 4-H Center.
Measure would help districts fund school employee benefits
February 20, 2002
With Kansas school budgets cut close to the bone, lawmakers are looking for ways to beef up school funding.
Anniversary: Harry and Nellie Zacharias
February 20, 2002
Harry and Nellie Zacharias, Tonganoxie, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family luncheon March 2.
Anniversary: Andy and Margie Gilner
February 20, 2002
Andy and Margie Gilner, Tonganoxie, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a five-day second honeymoon in New York City over New Year’s Eve, as well as with a Mass and dinner party at Gambucci’s with family and friends.
Tonganoxie’s nursing center celebrates Valentine’s Day
February 20, 2002
The Tonganoxie Nursing Center’s most esteemed “couple” was crowned on Valentine’s Day.
New minister called to First Baptist Church
February 20, 2002
The First Baptist Church of Tonganoxie is undergoing some changes.
Special math classes at THS a step forward
February 20, 2002
Tonganoxie High School Principal Mike Bogart is to be commended for taking steps to help improve math scores among students.
District laying groundwork for new schools
February 20, 2002
The school district is taking the first steps so it will be poised to build a new school if enrollment increases.
Inmate pleads guilty to lying during trial
Man tells prosecuters Pfannenstiel’s attorney promised money in return for testimony
February 20, 2002
An inmate who pled guilty last week to perjury says a Leavenworth attorney paid him to lie on the stand, according to the deputy county attorney.
The Record
February 20, 2002
Quartets deliver singing messages to loved ones on Valentine’s Day
February 20, 2002
When four men walked into Susie’s Hair Fashions last Thursday morning, Darlene Sutton paid little attention.
Obituary/Lavera E. Kemler
1922-2002
February 20, 2002
Services for Lavera E. Kemler, 80, Basehor, were Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.
Redistricting saga continues in Topeka
February 20, 2002
Topeka It took last-minute amendments and alliances last week to get House and Senate redistricting bills through their home chambers.