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Tonganoxie’s bed and breakfast on target to open in October
October 2, 2002
After the Tonganoxie City Council approved a zoning request for Anna and Darlyn Hansen’s bed and breakfast last week, Anna Hansen thanked the council members and said, “We hope to be the Cabela’s of Tonganoxie.”
Boys stay unbeaten with home title; girls fourth
October 2, 2002
For the fourth time in as many tries, the Tonganoxie High boys cross country team failed to take the top individual spot.
School district action will aid third-graders
October 2, 2002
A headcount taken recently confirmed what Tonganoxie school district officials already knew: Enrollment is up in Tonganoxie.
Two injured in accident on highway
October 2, 2002
A collision Tuesday morning between a Kansas Highway Patrol car and a pickup truck on U.S. Highway 24-40 east of Tonganoxie landed both drivers at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Obituary: Joyce Faye Jessup
1936-2002
October 2, 2002
Graveside services for Joyce Faye Jessup, 66, McLouth, were Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at Wildhorse Cemetery, McLouth, with the Rev. Scott Berry officiating.
Obituary: Gussie R. Smith
1933-2002
October 2, 2002
Services for Gussie “Gus” R. Smith, 69, Lawrence, were Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.
Obituary: Frances Genevieve Wendorff
1905-2002
October 2, 2002
Services for Frances Genevieve (Wendy) Wendorff, 96, Council Grove, were Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery.
Advance voting starts in two weeks
October 2, 2002
The final day to register to vote in the Nov. 5 general election is Oct. 21.
2002 Winston Cup fuels speedway fever
October 2, 2002
Dale Earnhardt Jr. may have finished sixth to Jeff Gordon’s first in Sunday’s Protection 1 400 Winston Cup race at Kansas Speedway, but to three area children and hundreds of fans who showed up at Cabela’s Friday night, Earnhardt is a champion.
Chieftains survive flag night Friday
October 2, 2002
The main races didn’t start until Saturday at Kansas Speedway, but the yellow flag was flying early on Friday in nearby Tonganoxie.
King crowns THS with goal in win
October 2, 2002
First goal, first varsity game.
Tonganoxie gets nod for substate, regional
October 2, 2002
It certainly won’t be a boring sports day in Tonganoxie.
Home tourney a success for THS
Chieftains compete with 5A, 6A schools, take fourth at invitational
October 2, 2002
After a day of taking on heavyweights, the Tonganoxie High volleyball team was spent, but still standing.
Brewing up support
Defensive end is registering big tackles, building fan excitement with catchy slogan every Friday
October 2, 2002
As Andrew Miller hogties a running back or sacks a quarterback on Friday nights, opposing fans could get confused.
Obituary: Norma Mae Gochenour
October 2, 2002
Services for Norma Mae Gochenour, 77, Shawnee, were Saturday, Sept. 24, 2002, at Highland Park Funeral Home. Burial was in Highland Park Cemetery.
Tonganoxie native fulfills lifelong dream in U.S. Navy
1996 THS graduate, fresh from the Persian Gulf, talks about Iraq
October 2, 2002
Tonganoxie native Chris McDaniel says it’s time to fight.