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Debate wins again
January 23, 2002
The Tonganoxie High School debate team has, once again, managed to post an exemplary season.
For family, soil conservation is part of life
January 23, 2002
The 160 acres of rolling hills, weed-free grassland and clean forested areas, is anything but the way nature left it.
Engagement: Wakeman-Ward
January 23, 2002
Patrick and Deniece Wakeman, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jocelyn Wakeman, to Raymond E. Ward, son of Scott and Gayle Ward, Tonganoxie.
Area family farm wins conservation award
January 23, 2002
To the passerby it’s a farm field circled by trees on two sides, punctuated by a pond.
Buffalo to remain at area ranch; agreement reached on care issue
January 23, 2002
The owners of 35 buffalo on a farm east of Tonganoxie have agreed that caretakers will feed and look after the animals this winter.
Unsolved mystery
(PG-13) **1/2
January 23, 2002
The Mothman Prophecies’ uses a true-life event as inspiration for an atmospheric thriller.
Low sword count
(PG-13) **
January 23, 2002
The Count of Monte Cristo’ can’t triumph over bland action scenesand miscasting.
Sam’ the sham
(PG-13) *1/2
January 23, 2002
I Am Sam’ supplies a feel-good superficiality to a potentially interesting dilemma.
Remember When: a community review
January 23, 2002
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 23, 2002
Your hands. Are they rough and dry? Those dry weather cracks around your nails can get worse and very painful. N.A. Gives us this tip this week, and I grant you it surely does work. Use the chapstick you use on your chapped and cracked lips. Just rub it over the cracks, filling them with that soothing relief. Gently rub it in, then do it again. Soon it will be healed. What relief. Then keep your hands protected with gloves when you are out.
Lansing High School student crowned queen
January 23, 2002
Kelly Barry, Lansing, was crowned queen at the 43rd annual Tonganoxie Invitational Basketball Tournament at Saturday’s game. Macaiah Spence, Oskaloosa, was named runner-up.
Future of agriculture requires conservation
January 23, 2002
B.A. Skeet doesn’t mind checking the calves at 2 in the morning. He doesn’t mind the continual worry of running the farm by himself. He doesn’t mind that as a self-employed farmer he misses out on yearly pay raises and employee benefits.
Windbreak buffers home
January 23, 2002
Park and Brenda Colwell started up their farmstead windbreak in 1983 at their home near Reno.
Birth: Elizabeth Kay Funk
January 23, 2002
Jason and Christine Funk, Tonganoxie, announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Kay Funk.
Birth: Kyle Anthony Chambers
January 23, 2002
Jason L. and Jennifer R. Chambers, Tonganoxie, announce the birth of a son, Kyle Anthony Chambers, on Jan. 6, 2002 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Commission to consider plan to resurface County Road 30
January 23, 2002
Leavenworth County Commissioners will meet Thursday afternoon to discuss reconstruction of County Road 30.
Tonganoxie resident stirs interest in establishing local VFW auxilary
January 23, 2002
A new resident of Tonganoxie has started the push toward re-establishing a women’s auxiliary for the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
Applications for energy assistance available
January 23, 2002
Applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) are now available.
A day or two under the weather
January 23, 2002
Nowadays, it’s a rare doctor who makes housecalls. And, it’s a rare patient who expects them. But being my father’s daughter, which means having grown up with the availability of minute-to-minute medical care, I found myself again last week experiencing a rare convenience a housecall.
Shouts and Murmurs: A day or two under the weather
January 23, 2002
Nowadays, it’s a rare doctor who makes housecalls. And, it’s a rare patient who expects them. But being my father’s daughter, which means having grown up with the availability of minute-to-minute medical care, I found myself again last week experiencing a rare convenience a housecall.
Four award winners serve as caretakers
January 23, 2002
The four winners of this year’s Leavenworth County 2001 Kansas Bankers Soil Conservation Award have proven themselves to be good stewards of the land.
The Record
January 23, 2002
County responds to lawsuit
January 23, 2002
In response to a lawsuit, attorneys say Leavenworth County commissioners did nothing wrong when they rejected renewal of a special-use permit for Camp Gaea.
Work on north river bank planned later this month
January 23, 2002
It appears a Nebraska firm will be awarded the contract to build a series of dikes along the Kansas River near Eudora.
Engagement: Smoots-Walters
January 23, 2002
Rick and Debby Smoots, McLouth, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marcy Ann, to Shawn P. Walters, son of Ron and Debbie Walters, Garden City.
Obituary: Floyd David Freeman
1924-2002
January 23, 2002
A memorial service for Floyd David Freeman, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie, with Roger Ambrose officiating. A private inurnment will be held.
Obituary: Mary E. Gast
1906-2002
January 23, 2002
Services for Mary E. Gast, Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at the St. Casimir Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.
Obituary: Gerald Walters
1928-2002
January 23, 2002
Services for Gerald Walters will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Wilson Funeral Home, Paola. Private burial services are planned in the Miami County Cemetery.
County’s outdoor warning sirens undergo $140,000 enhancement
January 23, 2002
Leavenworth County’s 36 outdoor warning sirens just got more communicative.
More mositure needed to give subsoil a boost
January 23, 2002
The weekend’s snow flurries dampened the soil but not nearly enough, farmers say. The area received about 3 inches of snow on Friday and Saturday.
County residents moved to new districts
January 23, 2002
Leavenworth County Commissioners last week shifted four precincts into new commission districts.
Engagement: Vestal-Underwood
January 23, 2002
Mike and Eleanor Vestal, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Vestal, to Scott Underwood, son of Paul and Kathy Underwood, Tonganoxie.
Tournament title game ends busy week for Tonganoxie sports
January 23, 2002
Whew. Who’s winded?
Girls preparing for Free State tournament
January 23, 2002
The Tonganoxie girls’ team enjoyed its first winning streak of the season with a 57-47 victory at Perry-Lecompton on Saturday. The win improved the Chieftains to 3-7 going into the Lawrence-Free State Firebird Winter Classic on Thursday.
Wrestlers take second in Holton
January 23, 2002
Tonganoxie placed second again.
Federal funds to help finance intersection work
January 23, 2002
Chieftain forward preps for summer games in Australia
January 23, 2002
Jordan Glenn’s longest road trip this season could be to Hiawatha for Sub-state in late February.
Eudora wins tourney again, beats Van Horn
January 23, 2002
Van Horn’s Michael Lang carried the Tonganoxie Invitational’s Most Valuable Player award under one arm and his team on his back, but Lang didn’t have room for the team trophy.
Braves thump Chieftains
After early win, THS loses to Eudora, Bonner
January 23, 2002
Tonganoxie didn’t find much comfort in its consolation game Saturday.
Letter to the editor: Missed opportunity
January 23, 2002
During the Christmas holiday, my husband and I had the pleasure of staying at the Victorian Veranda Country Inn just north of Lawrence. While we were in the area, we decided to drive into Tonganoxie to see if we could meet a person we had spoken to on the phone several times, but had never met face to face. That person was Jean Lenahan.