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On the team
Tonganoxie 13-year-old one of 12 bat boys for Kansas City T-Bones
June 25, 2003
Erick Lowe has his own locker in CommunityAmerica Ballpark, his own officially licensed Kansas City T-Bones uniform and cap and a baseball glove to boot.
Rain stalls wheat harvest in county
June 25, 2003
This week’s gully-washers gave little comfort to area wheat farmers.
Resident of county contracts monkeypox
June 25, 2003
A Leavenworth County woman diagnosed with monkeypox last week was readmitted to St. John Hospital on Tuesday.
City kicks rezoning back to planners
Neighbors turn out against development, cite concerns over property values
June 25, 2003
Despite the protests of area residents, Tonganoxie City Council members on Monday refused to kill a rezoning request that would pave the way for a multifamily development.
Summertime and the music’s playing
June 25, 2003
Nothing signals summer better than hot, windy days, the smell of freshly ignited fireworks and a concert in the park.
Dairymen’s dilemma
Change challenges county’s farmers
June 25, 2003
At Holton Dairy, where cows have been milked twice a day, every day, for the past 97 years, Kevin Holton takes the late shift.
Remember When
A community review
June 25, 2003
Chinstraps and mouthpieces:
League offers fans different kind of baseball
June 25, 2003
If only you could have been in the stands Tuesday night at U.S. Steel Field in Gary, Ind.
Concert set Tuesday
June 25, 2003
If you’re looking for a way to jump-start the Fourth of July holiday, check out the Tonganoxie Community Band’s second annual concert and ice cream social.
Ex-librarian waives right to hearing
June 25, 2003
The former director of the Tonganoxie Public Library awaits an arraignment hearing after waiving her right to a preliminary hearing last Wednesday in Leavenworth County District Court.
Obituary: Peggy M. McDaniel
June 25, 2003
Graveside services for Peggy M. McDaniel, 95, Olathe, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Glenwood Cemetery near Basehor.
Obituary: Tamara Michella Ramdorsingh
June 25, 2003
Private graveside services for Tamara Michella Ramdorsingh, 10, Tonganoxie, who died Friday, June 20, 2003, at her home, will be held later at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.
Obituary/Robert Lee Odneal
June 25, 2003
Services for Robert Lee Odneal, 73, were Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Board members review options for school construction
June 25, 2003
Nobody yet knows which school construction plan, if any, will fly.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 25, 2003
I always wind too much thread on the bobbin, then I need the bobbin again and have to unwind and throw away the thread so I can use it again,” she said.
Agriculture is part of our heritage
June 25, 2003
Sometimes it takes a visit with local farmers to bring America’s agricultural crisis to our own level. We learned this week that family-owned dairies in Leavenworth County are losing money each day, long before they bring the first cows in for milking.