Archive for Wednesday, June 26, 2002

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Remember when: a community review
June 26, 2002
Getting connected
June 26, 2002
The sound of a generator blended with the chirp of crickets as the evening sun dropped behind trees at VFW Park Saturday.
Letters: Joys of buying local, Comments on life appreciated, Sending wrong message
June 26, 2002
Mural gives locker room facelift
June 26, 2002
Sports and art met each other in a mural at Tonganoxie High School.
Legion welcomes better season
June 26, 2002
What a difference a month makes.
Former umpire to coach baseball
June 26, 2002
Sean Randall is back on the baseball field.
THS slate full in offseason
June 26, 2002
Tonganoxie High School didn’t win the Basehor-Linwood 7-on-7 Tournament on Saturday.
Academy adds pizazz to students’ summers
June 26, 2002
Tonganoxie’s own King of Late Night appeared June 14 in the Tonganoxie Elementary School music room.
Conservative issues challenge to Leavenworth lawmaker
June 26, 2002
Former Tonganoxie resident Mike Stieben succinctly sums up his challenge to state Rep. Candy Ruff in her re-election bid for the 40th District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives.
Before public vote, address salary issue
June 26, 2002
The Leavenworth County Commission’s decision to allow voters in November to decide whether they want a county administrator is a sound one.
State misses another payment to Tonganoxie school district
June 26, 2002
The state’s school aid checks are late, but Tonganoxie school superintendent Richard Erickson isn’t worried at least not yet.
Domestic violence targeted by grant
June 26, 2002
It’s not every day the county receives a $323,111 federal grant especially one to fight domestic violence.
Obituary: Mildred P. Sparks
1916-2002
June 26, 2002
Services for Mildred P. Sparks, 85, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, June 26, 2002, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Mark Goldasich officiating. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary:Dale Everett McBroom
1934-2002
June 26, 2002
Services for Dale Everett McBroom, 67, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will follow in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Thomas H. Peppard
1919-2002
June 26, 2002
Services for Thomas H. Peppard, 82, Linwood, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
County removes health department chief
June 26, 2002
The job is all said and done for Frankie Jackson, who for 18 years has been administrator of the Leavenworth County Health Department.
Tonganoxie bank invests in lodge.
June 26, 2002
Three representatives of First State Bank and Trust of Tonganoxie had a vested interest when they attended Thurs-day’s ground-breaking ceremony for Great Wolf Lodge.
Groundbreaking launches district’s Great Wolf Lodge
June 26, 2002
Kansas Lt. Gov. Gary Sherrer is a happy man whenever he sees the Kansas Speedway and the up and coming tourism district.
Tonganoxie company chose for work at major intersection
June 26, 2002
A local contractor, Meadows Construction, has submitted the lowest bid for the upcoming intersection improvement project at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Kansas Highway 16.
City council considers salary issue
On a 4-1 vote, council OKs pay resolution
June 26, 2002
Tonganoxie City Council members on Monday opened the door to receiving compensation for their time on the council.
Ex-county commissioner enters plea in nudity case
June 26, 2002
A nightclub owner will avoid jail time after pleading no contest Thursday to violating a county law he once signed as chairman of the Leavenworth County Commission.