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Girls’ team plans trip south to vie in national tournament
July 24, 2002
The Tonganoxie Braves will hit Oklahoma City again this season for a national tournament. This time, though, the 12-and-under softball team will be playing stiffer competition.
Remember When
A Community Review
July 24, 2002
A look back at Tonganoxie and the Tonganoxie area.
City bans outdoor watering
Violators could face fines
July 24, 2002
Tonganoxie residents will have to be even more conservative with their water.
TRC fields undergo facelifts
July 24, 2002
Although the Tonganoxie Recreation Commission baseball and softball fields probably won’t have any more games until next spring, spectators during the season were treated to some cosmetic changes.
Headstone on its way back home
July 24, 2002
A gravestone that’s been at the Tonganoxie Police Department for two weeks will be returned today to its proper home.
Vandals strike; pool closes for one day
July 24, 2002
When workers at Chieftain Pool reported for work Monday morning, they were greeted by a mess in the water.
Goodcents beats Vet-Vax twice for title
July 24, 2002
Tonganoxie’s Junior Boys Tournament last Wednesday went down to the last fibers of the wire.
Police suspect students in recent school burglary
July 24, 2002
Police have determined that at least two Tonganoxie Elementary School students were involved in a break-in at the school earlier this month.
Wishing we were waterlogged
July 24, 2002
This week the Tonganoxie City Council voted to prohibit outdoor watering. The move was taken because of the continued drop in the city’s wells and the recent lack of rainfall.
Birth: Erin Margaret Gallagher
July 24, 2002
Kevin and Jammi Gallagher announce the birth of a daughter, Erin Margaret Gallagher, on July 2, 2002, at Overland Park Regional Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches long.
Senseless vandalism a black eye for city
July 24, 2002
Once again, vandals have struck in Tonganoxie. And it wasn’t a pretty sight.
School board approves new coaching hires
July 24, 2002
Tonganoxie High School coaching staffs became larger after last Thursday’s school board meeting.
County’s tax rate to remain stable
July 24, 2002
Leavenworth County residents take heart the county’s 2003 mill levy will not go up. In fact, it could go down.
Beating the heat
If you must be outside, take some precautions
July 24, 2002
As summer temperatures climb, the chances of heat-related health problems increase.
Obituary: Ernest Edwin Pine
July 24, 2002
Services for Ernest Edwin Pine, 92, Basehor, were Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial was in the DeSoto Cemetery in DeSoto.
Obituary: Jean Lucille Rickel
July 24, 2002
Memorial services for Jean Lucille Rickel, 86, Lawrence, were Monday, July 22, 2002, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence. She was cremated. Private inurnment will be in Holy Angels Cemetery, Basehor.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 24, 2002
Do I have a pet peeve,” he said. “Yes, I sure do, it’s those folks who won’t even bother to get out and go vote, they then are usually the ones who complain the loudest.”
Obituary: Lawrence P. “Jiggs” Marquis
July 24, 2002
Services for Lawrence P. “Jiggs” Marquis, 82, Kansas City, Kan., were Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Porter Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Firefighters show off life-saving techniques
July 24, 2002
Four volunteers stepped into heavy, waterproof firefighting gear Saturday and then walked into the afternoon sun as temperatures soared toward 100 degrees.
Obituary: George S. Marshall
July 24, 2002
Services for George S. Marshall, 86, Basehor, were Monday, July 22, 2002, at the Bonner Springs United Methodist Church in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery near Basehor.