Archive for Wednesday, July 16, 2003

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Remember When
A community review
July 16, 2003
A look back at area history, from the files of The Mirror.
Shouts and Murmurs
The tell-tale tracks of innocence
July 16, 2003
Now I’m glad I hadn’t washed the car.
Monster truckin’
Tonganoxie couple compete on national truck circuit
July 16, 2003
These days, it’s not the big truck that thrills monster truck driver Jimmy Creten, also known as Bounty Hunter.
Council moves budget hearing up
Meeting will be Thursday
July 16, 2003
Tonganoxie Braves prepare for nationals
July 16, 2003
The Tonganoxie Braves softball team won’t have as far to travel for this year’s American Fastpitch Association Tournament.
Chieftains productive with 7-on-7
Football team takes thir at KU tournament, will play again next week
July 16, 2003
When the high school football regular season starts in August, Tonganoxie High won’t see any new opponents from last year’s schedule.
Superintendent forms advisory panel for school district
New leader of Basehor-Linwood schools seeks communication and guidance on prioritization of goals
July 16, 2003
Basehor-Linwood’s new superintendent is looking for a few good people who are willing to speak out.
Church serves breakfast on the run
Victory Baptist members offer community service project on Fridays
July 16, 2003
Long before the Friday morning sun came up, David Lovvorn set up shop.
County takes poll on Sunday sales
July 16, 2003
Sunday liquor sales again have become a topic for the Tonganoxie City Council.
Obituary: John M. McWilliams
1923-2003
July 16, 2003
Services for John M. McWilliams, 80, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2003, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Obituary: Kenneth W. Shannon
1912-2003
July 16, 2003
Services for Kenneth W. Shannon, 90, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2003, at Joseph A. Butler and Son Funeral Home, 19th Street and Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Rick J. Lange
1951-2003
July 16, 2003
Services for Rick J. Lange, rural Leavenworth, were Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at Davis Funeral Chapel in Leavenworth. Burial was in Fall Creek Cemetery, Jarbalo.
District holds the line on mill levy
July 16, 2003
The Tonganoxie school district can chalk up another mill levy decrease, thanks in part to a property valuation increase.
Making hay
Like other crops, hay coming in strong
July 16, 2003
To the casual observer, the 50-plus-year-old circular bale loader looks as if it’s ready to be exhibited at an antique farm machinery show.
Census: City growing quickly
Tonganoxie ranks in fastest-growing cities in Kansas
July 16, 2003
Small Kansas towns nestled in the shadows of two major metropolitan areas — Kansas City and Wichita — are growing at break-neck paces. And Tonganoxie is a strong contender in the race.
Aunt Norie’s sewing column
July 16, 2003
Old Timers” hint back to those heavy iron pots and wood burning stoves when potholders were so very important. A good potholder was made of firmly woven fabric and good in size, about seven to eight inches square. A good and treasured potholder always had a layer or two of wool in the center, depending on the thickness of the wool, of course. The secret is that wool is a non-conductor of heat, and those iron pots could get and stay hot, very hot.
K-Ball and Midget boys teams take titles
July 16, 2003
A few Tonganoxie teams have found reasons to celebrate this week.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Pint-sized field provides gallons of fun for players
July 16, 2003
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission baseball complex seems to have something for everyone.