Archive for Tuesday, July 2, 2002

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Chinstraps and mouthpieces: Men’s slow-pitch softball abuzz after Sunday game
July 2, 2002
Every sport has its moment when the mighty titan falls.
Heat’s on at Kansas Speedway
July 2, 2002
It may be a stretch but when it comes to preventing heat-related illnesses, anything is worth considering. My most vivid image from last year’s July races at Kansas Speedway is this: Under the grandstand, slumped against tall pillars rested the wounded those suffering from the heat. Near one pillar a young boy lay on the concrete floor, his head on his mother’s lap. She held a compress of wet paper towels to his forehead. His face flushed red and his skin appeared to be dry clearly he was suffering from the heat.
Volleyball team records perfect summer
July 2, 2002
Tonganoxie volleyball players could stand emulating their Sport 2 Sport summer league record when the high school season rolls around in September.
Former Chieftain has Georgia Southern on her mind
July 2, 2002
At first, Sara Poje said no to one opportunity to fulfill her longtime dream playing Division I volleyball.
Racing fever consumes Thorne
July 2, 2002
Jim Thorne’s foot has gone from in his mouth to the gas pedal in the last 10 years.
A worthy cause
Teen donates steer to raise funds for transplant
July 2, 2002
Casey Davis, 13, and her sister, Taylor Davis, 10, horse their 1,200-pound steers around as if they were puppies.
Work on new signal three months away
July 2, 2002
Installation of a pedestrian crossing near Tonganoxie High School likely won’t occur until after school starts.
County buisness achievements highlighted during luncheon
July 2, 2002
The achievements of numerous businesses in Leavenworth County were underscored last week during a luncheon hosted by Leavenworth Area Development.
Business’ awards are well-deserved
July 2, 2002
Last week, Leavenworth Area Development hosted a luncheon during which numerous businesses in the county received recognition.
Sonic Drive-In prepares to open restaurant in Basehor center
July 2, 2002
Sonic Drive-In will have another location along U.S. Highway 24-40.
Meth lab discovered in vehicle
July 2, 2002
A Tonganoxie police officer was overcome by fumes and heat Thursday night after he apparently opened a jar of chemicals used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.
Molly Carol Beach
1939-2002
July 2, 2002
Services for Molly Carol Beach, 63, Tonganoxie, were Monday, July 1, 2002, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Bakery poised to open this week
July 2, 2002
Tonganoxie’s newest eating spot, Crescent Moon Bakery, opens this week in downtown Tonganoxie.
Local reaction to court action on education varies widely
July 2, 2002
Several U.S. Supreme Court and federal court decisions last week could cause sweeping changes in education.
Local vet, cabinet shop moving to Urban Hess
July 2, 2002
Urban Hess Business Park soon could be the new home for two companies.
Home construction rebounding
July 2, 2002
It appears that the home construction industry’s downturn may be leveling off in Leavenworth County.
City asks residents to use less water
July 2, 2002
City officials are concerned. Dry weather and increased use of water have combined to create a water shortage.
Remember when: a community review
July 2, 2002
Rev. Herman W. Karriker
1934-2002
July 2, 2002
Services for the Rev. Herman W. Karriker, 67, Tonganoxie, are pending at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.