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Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Despite team’s prowress, players still teenage girls
July 30, 2003
After covering the Tonganoxie Braves in the AFA B softball nationals last weekend in Lawrence I couldn’t help but notice some players’ helmets.
Braves’ season ends at nationals
July 30, 2003
The Tonganoxie Braves were out on the town late Saturday, but their party ended on a sour note.
Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
Garage sale notices overload utility poles in Tonganoxie
July 30, 2003
From a distance, it looks as if a circus has come to town.
Tonganoxie pitcher blasts no-hitter past opponents
July 30, 2003
One might wonder if Amanda Albert’s pitching arm really is made of flesh and bone.
Council briefs: Minutes issue draws much debate, City to look again at Sunday sales
July 30, 2003
Our View: Paying for education well worth the cost
July 30, 2003
A recent letter to the editor in a northeast Kansas daily newspaper questioned the equity of single people with children paying taxes to support schools.
Shouts and Murmurs: Pentagon plan way off target
July 30, 2003
It seemed the funny pages had been switched to the front page.
Antique engines revving up for McLouth Threshing Bee
July 30, 2003
B.J. Robinson will be up to his ears in his favorite sounds this weekend.
Another court date scheduled
July 30, 2003
The former director of the Tonganoxie Library is scheduled — again — to appear in court.
Obituary: Jerry Leon Rager
1944-2003
July 30, 2003
Memorial services for Jerry Leon Racer, Tonganoxie, were Friday, July 25, 2003, at Quisenberry Funeral Chapel, followed by private inurnment.
Obituary: Rupert Gabriel Bass
1908-2003
July 30, 2003
Services for Rupert Gabriel Bass, 94, Overland Park, were Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
White corn crop a ghostly sight for area farmers
July 30, 2003
White corn is something no farmer wants to see.
City holding the line on levy
July 30, 2003
The city council approved its 2004 budget Monday highlighted by a mill levy that is nearly identical to the current budget’s levy.
City’s water supply better than in 2002
July 30, 2003
High temperatures and the lack of rain haven’t given the area much relief recently, but Tonganoxie’s water supply isn’t in the dire situation it was a year ago.