Archive for Wednesday, July 9, 2003

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Auction raises funds for groups
July 9, 2003
Some fast-talking Kansans helped Tonganoxie Days become a charitable success this year.
Fairy rings crop up in area
Origins of mushroom rings actually from fungus
July 9, 2003
According to folklore, those rings of mushrooms that crop up periodically in area lawns are created by fairies dancing on dew-laden grass in the moonlight.
T-Bones pushing for .500
Kansas City stands at second place in their division
July 9, 2003
It’s a fair distance from first place for the T-Bones, but second place isn’t bad for the club’s first year in Kansas City.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: High school sports awards finally make Mirror debut
July 9, 2003
In the spirit of awards shows such as the Oscars, the Grammys, the Emmys and the ESPYs, a new presentation is born.
Driver stretches fuel in IRL victory
July 9, 2003
It wasn’t filled with coffee, but Bryan Herta’s race car tank was good to the last drop.
A new look
High school gymnasium undergoing extensive renovation
July 9, 2003
The longtime home of Chieftain volleyball, basketball and wrestling truly is receiving a facelift.
10-year-old chosen as youth adviser
July 9, 2003
During an interview, Alex Bartels smiles as she ponders her answer to a question.
Developer abandons townhome proposal
Controversial plan sparked ire of nearby residents concerned about neighborhood
July 9, 2003
A controversial rezoning project is headed back to the drawing board.
School district prepares for the worst
July 9, 2003
Watching the continuing financial train wrecks at the state level made it clear to Tonganoxie school Superintendent Richard Erickson that the district needed a safety net.
City council to discuss budget
Official anticipates budget will be close to this year
July 9, 2003
Property taxes likely won’t increase much in 2004 if City Administrator Shane Krull’s proposed budget is approved.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 9, 2003
We’d run out of anything for our recuperating 12-year-old son to do, when I remembered something you had written, Aunt Norie, about your sorting and saving buttons. So, tired of reading, puzzles, and, yes, even TV, I had buttons a plenty to sort. He really went for it, sorting them first by color then in matched sets, and onto a needle threaded with quilting thread (stronger than regular thread). Now it’s so easy for me to find the buttons that I need.
Remember when
A community review
July 9, 2003
A historical look from the files of The Mirror.
A lesson is hidden in zoning skirmish
July 9, 2003
Greg Ward’s decision last week to pull his request for multifamily zoning on a five-acre tract in Tonganoxie was the neighborly thing to do.
Basehor library board plans on setting bond issue vote
July 9, 2003
By this fall, it’s likely the Basehor Community Library board of directors will set a date to ask voters to approve a bond issue for construction of a new library.
Obituary: Betty J. Rodell
1936-2003
July 9, 2003
Graveside services for Betty J. Rodell, 67, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Topeka. A memorial service is planned for 7 p.m. today, July 9, 2003, at North Lawrence Christian Church, Lawrence.