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Remember when: a community preview
January 30, 2002
Lisa Fatzer has been promoted from staff reporter to editor of the St. John News, a weekly newspaper in St. John, Kan. Lisa is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Phil Stevens of Tonganoxie.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Romm
January 30, 2002
She’s never lost that great sense of humor. She’s such fun to be around,” said Mitizi, the daughter of Catherine Curtis, better known as “Catty” to many. Catty is confined to her wheelchair and is such an inspiration to all who know her. “Oh, it looks good, but it’s no help at all,” Catty said, chuckling about her left arm.
Cable TV upgrade on track
January 30, 2002
Sunflower Broadband continues to convert Tonganoxie to its new cable system.
District planning for future growth
January 30, 2002
Tonganoxie school board members are looking at long-range goals to help improve the school district.
Rulings beneficial to energy companies
January 30, 2002
Topeka Two fairly dry and technical decisions by the Kansas Supreme Court may get a bit more attention than usual because of the state’s budget crisis and the collapse of Enron.
Technical fouls help boys hold off Perry-Lecompton at home
January 30, 2002
Tonganoxie’s offensive output wasn’t the greatest again Jan. 22, but this time it didn’t have to be.
KSHSAA approves playoffs
January 30, 2002
Tonganoxie will have another chance at the state football playoffs next fall.
Chieftains salvage win for seventh
Girls defeat 6A Wyandotte in Free State tournament
January 30, 2002
Tonganoxie High’s girls’ basketball team capped a grueling three days at the Firebird Winter Classic with a 42-38 win against Kansas City-Wyandotte on Saturday at Lawrence Free State High School.
Backpacks
The ABC’s of wearing a backpack correctly
January 30, 2002
Backpacks are not a new way to transport school materials, but recent research has shown that many students are not wearing them correctly.
Engagement: Beach-Staples
January 30, 2002
Jerry and Terri Beach, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Michele Beach, to Eric Thomas Staples, son of Thomas and Patricia Staples, Tonganoxie.
Comfort food
Bringing back memories
January 30, 2002
Jerry and Terri Beach, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Michele Beach, to Eric Thomas Staples, son of Thomas and Patricia Staples, Tonganoxie.
News briefing
January 30, 2002
Winter fun fest set for this Saturday
State parole panel sets hearing for inmates
January 30, 2002
The Kansas Parole Board will conduct public comment sessions in February for inmates who are entitled to a parole hearing in March.
The Record: police reports and court proceedings
January 30, 2002
Tonganoxie police
City could get grant for work on plant
January 30, 2002
Tonganoxie City Council members heard some good news Monday night.
Before taking car on the road, heed winter safety precautions
January 30, 2002
As winter weather worsens, it is important for drivers to use extra caution and to prepare a survival kit in case they have car trouble.
Protect pets from cold
Vets offer tips on keeping pets safe during winter
January 30, 2002
Humans aren’t the only creatures needing to take precautions during the winter months.
Letters to the editor: professional management works; Powerball lesson
January 30, 2002
Spirit of cooperation benefits city, schools
January 30, 2002
Members of the Tonganoxie City Council and the local school board met over dinner Monday night. This is an annual meeting, and it certainly is worthwhile.
Newspaper price hike planned
January 30, 2002
Effective Friday, the subscription price for The Mirror will increase by $5 a year.
Mediator reports progress after talks with chief, firefighters
January 30, 2002
During the next three months, Tonganoxie firefighters and the fire chief will work together to resolve their differences.
Illness strikes Tonganoxie schoolchildren
January 30, 2002
Tonganoxie school children have been hit hard by winter’s ailments.
Jobless rate up slightly in county
January 30, 2002
Leavenworth County’s unemployment rate has taken a slight jump. But overall, said a state official, the county is in good shape.
Obituary: Vaneta (Jinx) Mailand
January 30, 2002
Services for Vaneta (Jinx) Mailand, 62, McLouth, were Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Arlin Holst officiating. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary/Mary E. Coffman
1911-2002
January 30, 2002
Services for Mary E. Coffman, Topeka, were Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
School, city touch base on issues
January 30, 2002
Tonganoxie school and city officials Monday night discussed how they can work together to meet the city’s needs as the population grows.
THS girls’ basketball team formidable foe for scrum
January 30, 2002
Tonganoxie High School girls’ basketball coach Leslie Foster wanted some outside “athletes” to scrimmage her team before the Lawrence-Free State tournament last week.
Wrestlers scrap for second place in Baldwin’s inaugural invitational
January 30, 2002
The Tonganoxie High School wrestling team keeps finding itself in the same place second.
Obituary/Mildred E. Baird
1910-2002
January 30, 2002
Services for Mildred E. Baird, 91, Linwood, were Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Mount Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha.