Archive for Wednesday, July 17, 2002

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Tonganoxie Junior tourney puts final touches on season
July 17, 2002
Youth baseball and softball summer seasons are down to their last at-bats.
Remember when
July 17, 2002
A community review
Officials recover woman’s body, van
July 17, 2002
Leavenworth police are continuing to investigate why an area woman’s van sped down a boat ramp and into the Missouri River.
Restaurant opens in McLouth
July 17, 2002
It’s unusual for people in Kansas to see elephants, giraffes and exotic birds.
Youth fare well in Hersey state meet
July 17, 2002
The softball throw and sprints were Tonganoxie youths’ forte during the State Hersey Track and Field Meet on July 5 and 6 in Emporia.
Bulldogs tab Crouse new coach
MHS assistant takes reins for McLouth
July 17, 2002
As a child, Shannon Crouse, like many aspiring football players, drew up plays in the dirt.
Fields of green
July 17, 2002
The race was on. At Leavenworth’s Abeles Field on a recent Friday afternoon, Jim Keeven, owner of Emerald View Turf Farms, Jefferson City, Mo., didn’t have a second to spare.
Birth: Allyson Lee Sparks
July 17, 2002
Jason Sparks and Jenny Crain announce the birth of a daughter, Allyson Lee Sparks, on June 26, 2002, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Legion season ends against rival
Tonganoxie falls to Lansing Huskies, but finishes campaign at 23-13
July 17, 2002
Tonganoxie had two more cracks at what has become its biggest rival this Legion season.
The gardeners’ view
Master Gardeners take tour of Lenahan grounds in Tonganoxie
July 17, 2002
Seven months after her death last December, Jean Lenahan’s home garden still is providing joy to all who view it.
Sixth-grader among six winners in state DARE essay contest
July 17, 2002
For the second time in the history of Leavenworth County’s participation in a statewide anti-drug campaign, a Tonganoxie youth has won an essay contest.
Children in cars? It shouldn’t happen
July 17, 2002
The Baldwin City Council this week is considering an ordinance that would make it illegal to leave children unattended in vehicles.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 17, 2002
Agnes Kissenger became fascinated with the art of piecing quilts as a small child as she watched a favorite aunt create her beautiful quilts.
Obituary: Lawrence John Koch
1910-2002
July 17, 2002
Services for Lawrence John Koch, 92, Seneca, were Saturday, July 13, 2002, at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Seneca, with the Rev. Roderic Giller officiating. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery at Baileyville.
Obituary: Donald R. Smith
1924-2002
July 17, 2002
Services for Donald R. Smith, 78, Tonganoxie, a former Kansas City, Kan., resident, were Saturday, July 13, 2002, at Highland Park Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Highland Park Cemetery.
Robert Wiltfong
1915-2002
July 17, 2002
Graveside services for Robert Wiltfong, 87, a former Longton resident, were Friday, July 12, 2002, at Oak Valley Cemetery in Oak Valley, with the Rev. Dale Cornett officiating.
Birth: Issac Clayton Schmitz
July 17, 2002
Nikki Lee and Jason C. Schmitz, Tonganoxie, announce the birth of a son, Issac Clayton Schmitz, on Saturday, July 13, 2002, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
County’s corn crop takes a beating
July 17, 2002
It’s the time of year corn plants sport tassels, pollinate and begin to fill their ears with juicy kernels.
Gravestone takes journey in two states
Local man hopes headstone will return soon to cemetery
July 17, 2002
Thanks to some detective work by a Tonganoxie resident, the headstone of a woman who died 126 years ago soon will return to her grave.