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Kansas City still challenging for playoff berth despite four-game skid
August 20, 2003
The Kansas City T-Bones continue to flirt with first place in the Northern League’s Western Division.
Initial cross country turnout disappointing for Williams
August 20, 2003
Perceptions were slightly different for McLouth and Tonganoxie cross country coaches after the first day of practice Monday.
Traveled coach takes MHS helm
August 20, 2003
Rachel Webb has played college volleyball in Alabama and later crossed the Atlantic Ocean to coach it.
Keeping tabs on the heat
Coaches take precautions as temperatures stay high
August 20, 2003
At the fair: hard work, renewing friendships
August 20, 2003
For Kylie Ritchey, the fair started near the beginning of the summer.
Grampa’ a familiar face at the annual fair
August 20, 2003
For more than a decade Willard Masopust has been a familiar face at the Leavenworth County Fair.
Youth recovers money clip
August 20, 2003
Clinton Kissinger thought he spotted a $5 bill lying on the Tonganoxie Creek bridge on U.S. Highway 24-40.
Firefighters battle two blazes in homes in county
Several townships, city fire departments, kept busy with grass fires, issue burning bans
August 20, 2003
Firefighters in Southern Leavenworth County have had a busy few days.
Our View: Tonganoxie will miss Lt. Mark Williams
August 20, 2003
Last weekend, Tonganoxie’s finest lost one of their own.
Local school enrollments increasing
August 20, 2003
When the rolls were counted Tuesday morning, Tonganoxie school numbers were up.
Crews wrap up K-32
Work to start on 24-40
August 20, 2003
Road construction crews soon will complete work on Kansas Highway 32 between Bonner Springs and the highway’s intersection with U.S. Highway 24-40.
Obituary: Mark E. Williams
1959-2003
August 20, 2003
Services for Mark E. Williams, 44, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at Victory Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Sylvia Medlock
1936-2003
August 20, 2003
Services for Sylvia Weeks Nitcher Medlock, 67, Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Living Water Evangelical Free Church west of Oskaloosa. Burial will follow in Ozawkie Cemetery.
Obituary: Curtis T. “Tom” McGown
1945-2003
August 20, 2003
Services for Curtis T. “Tom” McGown, 58, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003, at Basehor United Methodist Church in Basehor. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Obituary: Allen J Houk
1951-2003
August 20, 2003
Services for Allen J. Houk, 52, Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. today, Aug. 20, 2003, at the Oskaloosa United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa.
Over-50 crowd paints the town red
August 20, 2003
Frankly, my dear, they don’t give a — well, you know.
Obituary: Maxine Engle
1924-2003
August 20, 2003
No services are planned for Maxine Engle, 78, Tonganoxie, who died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Cremation was planned.
THS grad serves in Peace Corps
Ann Renee Low works as a volunteer health educator
August 20, 2003
Thursday evening, David Todd said the Leavenworth County Fair was going smoothly for the most part.
Designer imparts self-esteem on show
Christopher Lowell takes hands-on approach to business
August 20, 2003
Don’t even think about underestimating Christopher Lowell.
Shouts and Murmurs: New yellow ribbon on Fourth Street
August 20, 2003
Fortunately, the vandalism of The Mirror’s yellow ribbon coincided with my family’s cleaning of the basement.
Council to tackle controversial topics
Rezoning issue, sale of liquor on Sundays top Monday agenda
August 20, 2003
Finding an empty seat could be a challenge during Monday night’s city council meeting.
Police remember friend, colleague
August 20, 2003
Mike Vestal calls police and medical services to scenes regularly.
Raids net three meth labs in county
August 20, 2003
For law enforcement officials last Thursday, one methamphetamine lab led to another.
Fair week’s a wrap
Number of white ribbons in pig judging sparks anger
August 20, 2003
Pork Chop and Babe didn’t seem to mind.