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Rare Jordan
Tonganoxie 6-year-old hits mark with national tae kwon do wins
November 13, 2002
At 6 years old, Jordan Boudreaux-Lesher is fairly new to reading and writing.
Korean War veteran treasures medallion received late
November 13, 2002
The setting sun has not rustled Bill Lux’s memories of the Korean War. He rattles off the names of cities and regions of Korea as if they were in the next county.
Bonner Springs only KVL team still competing in state playoffs
November 13, 2002
Although Tonganoxie was knocked out of the high school football playoffs in heartbreaking fashion Nov. 5, eight teams are still alive in the hunt for a Class 4A state title.
KC Christian claims title
November 13, 2002
Parochial schools ruled this year’s 4-1A state soccer finals.
Wardy, Jeannin named to all-KVL team
November 13, 2002
Tonganoxie High landed two players on the all-Kaw Valley League team earlier this week.
TJHS wrestlers open season in home dual
November 13, 2002
This year’s Tonganoxie Junior High wrestling season began Nov. 4 with a double dual in Tonganoxie.
January vote set for bond election
November 13, 2002
The Basehor-Linwood School District has officially kicked off its campaign to get a $29.9 million bond issue approved by voters in January.
Property taxes can be paid online
November 13, 2002
Since October, Kansans have been able to renew car tags online. Now they also can pay property taxes online.
Rural collision claims four lives
November 13, 2002
A 2-year-old Easton girl was the sole survivor of a wreck that killed her parents, older sister and the driver of a second vehicle last week in Leavenworth County.
William “Bill” Cashman
November 13, 2002
Services for William “Bill” Cashman, lifetime Morris County resident, were Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at Kendall Funeral Chapel, Council Grove. Burial was in Alta Vista Cemetery, Alta Vista.
Obituary: Sidney M. Kinney
November 13, 2002
Sidney Michael Kinney, a former Tonganoxie, Kan., resident, died Oct. 22, 2002, in Battle Creek. Burial was in Newton Cemetery, Newton Township, Calhoun County, Mich.
Obituary: Donald Louis Trowbridge
November 13, 2002
Services for Donald Louis Trowbridge, Russell, were Saturday at Pohlman’s Mortuary, 810 N. Maple, Russell, with Brother Augustine Rhode officiating. Burial was in Wilson Cemetery, Wilson.
Veterans deserve our grateful thanks
November 13, 2002
Nobody knows the terrors of war as well as one who has been there. Harrowing stories emerge when talking to veterans images we’d prefer not to think about. In our civilized world, the cruelties of war should not happen but they do and likely will continue.
Crescent Moon bakery to close Saturday
November 13, 2002
Since July, Crescent Moon bakery has been a popular spot on Tonganoxie’s Fourth Street.
District braces for cuts
Anticipated reduction in state funding forces schools to take action
November 13, 2002
Nobody knows what’s going to happen to state school funding. But Tonganoxie school Superintendent Richard Erickson is preparing for the worst.
Teenager collects coats for homeless
November 13, 2002
Bright and early Saturday morning, Lacey Sturgis was hard at work.
Impending consolidation would end Kansas rivalry
November 13, 2002
Bygones probably will have to be bygones for two northeast Kansas schools next year. St. Mary’s and Rossville, two communities less than an hour west on U.S. Highway 24-40, likely will consolidate next fall.
A play that faces reality
November 13, 2002
A student took aim. The gun fired and another student dropped to the floor. For a moment all was shockingly quiet on the stage at McLouth High School’s auditorium.
Autumn is best time in Kansas
November 13, 2002
This is the prettiest autumn I can remember. The tree leaves have hung on longer than normal in all their splendid colors. The tree by my dad’s office is so colorful that last week I took pictures of Mom and Dad standing before the golden leaves what a fitting backdrop for a couple who through the years have created their own nature preserve of sorts where they live and work and play.