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Remember when: A community review
March 13, 2002
School board briefs
March 13, 2002
Shouts and Murmurs: Energy that keeps going and going
March 13, 2002
Charles VanMiddlesworth is one of those unstoppable people we occasionally meet. It is fortunate for Tonganoxie that he puts his tremendous store of energy to a positive use inspiring his junior high and high school students to excel in music.
Showtime’ takes aim at reality TV craze
(PG-13) **
March 13, 2002
Since when did Robert De Niro become known as a comedian?
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
March 13, 2002
She had learned the basics and gotten a thrill by making something herself in home economics sewing class. Now employed and making her own way, she says, “I know I can have three outfits for the price of one ready made, when it comes to real nice clothes.”
Construction to start soon on McLouth learning center
March 13, 2002
The Y.E.S. Learning Center’s ground-breaking ceremony didn’t progress quite as planned, but shovels did turn soil Saturday at its eventual site in McLouth.
Ball teams looking to add new coaches
March 13, 2002
Tonganoxie High School baseball and softball season will be starting a new season with new coaches.
ESPN movie boldly went where it shouldn’t have
March 13, 2002
After furiously filling out brackets while the selection shows for the NCAA Tournament unfolded Sunday afternoon, college basketball fans could take an hour to collect themselves before watching an exciting made-for-television cinematic premiere.
Practices a journey for golfers
March 13, 2002
The Tonganoxie High School golf team won’t enjoy any home-course advantages when its inaugural season starts April 4, but the Chieftains are trying to get acquainted with area courses.
KVL alters alignment
March 13, 2002
The Kaw Valley League will be divided into two five-school divisions, once Bonner Springs joins the conference next fall.
Banquet closes chapter on season
Boys’ basketball team reflects on winning campaign with stories, gifts
March 13, 2002
Tonganoxie High School boys’ basketball coach David Walker said he would do his best to end Monday’s team banquet before spring break.
City Council Briefs
March 13, 2002
Artists research Kansas murals
March 13, 2002
Two Tonganoxie murals have caught the attention of two artists in Lawrence.
After-school classes provide enrichment for TES students
March 13, 2002
The launch was getting closer. Five four three two one one one Lift-off!
Accuracy important for re-enactments
March 13, 2002
It seems it would be impossible to provide an accurate history of Kansas in the 1850s and 1860s without including re-enactments of war or violence.
Charges lodged following search
March 13, 2002
Four people have been charged in Leavenworth County District Court, following a drug bust Saturday night southeast of Tonganoxie.
The Record
March 13, 2002
Obituary: Keefe Wickey
1933-2002
March 13, 2002
Funeral arrangements are pending for Keefe Wickey, 69, Kenbridge, Va. Mr. Wickey died Thursday, March 7, 2002.
Obituary: Don E. Redford
1943-2002
March 13, 2002
Services for Don E. Redford, Tonganoxie, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be at 1:30 Friday in Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka.
Obituary/William G. Jansen
1936-2002
March 13, 2002
Services for William G. Jansen, 65, McLouth, were Friday, March 8, 2002, at Porter Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in National Cemetery in Leavenworth.
Auction site slated for cleanup
March 13, 2002
The owner of land, where an auction was held in December, has told county officials the property will be cleaned up in a few weeks.
Tonganoxie High School students honored for winning VFW contest
March 13, 2002
VFW officials presented two Tonganoxie High School students with certificates and checks after they were named winners in a VFW-sponsored essay contest.
School board to choose architectural firm
March 13, 2002
In April, Tonganoxie school board members will select an architectural firm one that will be expected to lead the district through planning and construction of a new school and renovation of existing buildings.
City considers forming group to spearhead development
March 13, 2002
Tonganoxie’s city administrator wants to beef up the city’s economic development efforts.
St. Patrick’s parade set for Saturday
March 13, 2002
It appears the weather will cooperate on Saturday, as Tonganoxie puts on the green for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Basehor to vote on excise tax
March 13, 2002
Basehor residents will decide on April 2 whether the city will impose an excise tax on development.
Kansas legislators ponder bleak economic projections
State deficit now at least $679 million
March 13, 2002
Topeka State legislators and the people they representare facing the prospect of deep state budget cuts plus tax increases after the bad news delivered Friday by the official state revenue estimating group.
Letter to the editor: a matter of leadership
March 13, 2002
I laud you for the position that you have taken on the commemorative paperweights that our legislators decided that we, the taxpayers, should buy for them.