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Volleyball team absorbs first loss
September 25, 2002
After flying high in its volleyball season opener two weeks ago, Tonganoxie landed hard Sept. 17.
Tonganoxie runners shines at Rim Rock Farm Classic
September 25, 2002
The Rim Rock High School Cross Country Classic on Saturday was supposed to be similar to a state meet.
THS pops Piper, loses to Jaguars
September 25, 2002
Thursday’s Tonganoxie-Piper might have been more fitting for a pen of pigs.
Goodcents win nets weekend at Speedway
September 25, 2002
A local truck driver is going to get his fill of fast motors this weekend.
District OKs new third-grade teacher
Additional classroom would ease concerns spurred by growth at THS
September 25, 2002
At a special meeting Monday night, Tonganoxie school board members unanimously approved the hiring of Pam Field as an additional third-grade teacher.
Obituary: Robert Lee Bethard
1949-2002
September 25, 2002
Private family graveside services for Robert Lee Bethard, 53, Linwood, were last Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002, at Edwardsville Cemetery, Edwardsville.
Street renovation on drawing board
September 25, 2002
Engineers have outlined what Fourth Street’s second improvement stage could look like.
County rejects quarry
September 25, 2002
Talk about being between a rock and a hard place.
Candlemakers expanding operation into storefront
September 25, 2002
In the “kitchen” of Creative Aromas, April Dean pours the last batch of wax into small bean jars. On her worktable are dozens of jars and graniteware containers, all filled with varying colors and scents of freshly poured candle wax.
Firefighters receive $81,000 in grants
September 25, 2002
Three southern Leavenworth County fire departments have been awarded federal grants totalling more than $81,000.
Chieftains swamp De Soto
September 25, 2002
De Soto came into Friday night’s game against Tonganoxie with a 2-0 record and a highly-touted running back in senior Michael Allen.
Basehor-Linwood hopes patrons OK $29.99 million bond issue
September 25, 2002
Basehor-Linwood school board members Monday night reached consensus on future building plans for their district, said Cal Cormack, superintendent.
LMH board gives green light to clinic
Hospital officials to negotiate for purchase of land in Tonganoxie
September 25, 2002
It appears the Lawrence Memorial Hospital board of directors is sold on the future of Tonganoxie.
Home-school population an unknown quantity
September 25, 2002
In Kansas, and in Leavenworth County, nobody seems to know how many home-schooled children there are.
Enrollment up in Tonganoxie by 43 students
Superintendent pleased with increase
September 25, 2002
Tonganoxie school enrollment has increased by 43 students, the district’s second consecutive increase.
Lights, camera, action!
Technology class members launch daily newscasts
September 25, 2002
At 11:30 a.m., David Walker’s classroom fills with students trying to go three directions at once.
Chamber on right track with festival
September 25, 2002
Next week, members of the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce plan to bat around ideas for Tonganoxie Days, the local festival held each June.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
September 25, 2002
Anna Mary L. has some more hints for us. Run your threaded needle (before you knot the thread) through a sheet of Bounce fabric softener. It prevents the thread from tangling. Wipe your TV screen with it to stop that static cling that attracts the dust. It also helps to repel mosquitoes. Tie it on a belt loop, tuck one under your watch band, fasten to the screen door, etc.
Remember When
A Community Review
September 25, 2002
A historical look at Tonganoxie and the area.