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School board OKs plans for mobile classrooms
May 14, 2003
By the time classes start in August, two more mobile classrooms will deck the horizon of Tonganoxie Elementary School.
City council rejects bids for new plant
May 14, 2003
The city’s two biggest concerns — contracting for additional water and construction of a sewage treatment plant — still haven’t been resolved.
High school graduation ceremonies scheduled
May 14, 2003
Proud parents, friends and other relatives will gather this week for high school graduation ceremonies in area communities.
THS forensics team deserves state award
May 14, 2003
Even in a crowded classroom lovingly referred to as “the cave,” Tonganoxie High School forensics students excel.
Tonganoxie to play host to baseball regionals
May 14, 2003
Come next week, one state team will have to travel through Tonganoxie to reach the coveted tournament.
Regional softball seeds not planted quite yet
May 14, 2003
A double threat of Jessica helped Tonganoxie prevail against De Soto on Thursday.
Golfers stumble at league
May 14, 2003
A team that has been inching up from the bottom of the standings faltered somewhat at Monday’s Kaw Valley League Tournament at Eagle Bend in Lawrence.
THS names former Nebraska prep standout
Rockhurst goalie walked on for Huskers in freshman year, was high school player of year
May 14, 2003
Tonganoxie High has tapped into a pretty strong bloodline for its next soccer coach.
It’s sweepstakes for THS!
May 14, 2003
After 14 years of numerous successes, the Tonganoxie High School forensics department has added a new win to its impressive resume — sweepstakes.
Board OKs price hike for breakfast, lunch
Students to pay $5 technology fee
May 14, 2003
Parents of school athletes can breathe a sigh of relief. Student activity fees will stay the same for another year.
Obituary: Lois Marie Melia
1924-2003
May 14, 2003
Services for Lois Marie Melia, 78, Columbia, Mo., were Friday, May 9, 2003, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial was in National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Obituary: Roxie Ann McGraw
1954-2003
May 14, 2003
Memorial services for Roxie Ann McGraw, 48, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, May 10, 2003, at Davis Funeral Home, Leavenworth, with the Rev. Alice Purvis officiating.
Obituary: Gilbert B. Jones
1912-2003
May 14, 2003
Services for Gilbert B. Jones, 90, Osage City, were Monday, May 12, 2003, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial followed in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Osage City.
Picking up the pieces
Congressman, FEMA officials tour tornado-ravaged 166th and State
May 14, 2003
Thursday’s instant replay didn’t do much for Janice Brown.
Girls claim title at home meet
Chieftains set for league invitational today at Basehor-Linwood
May 14, 2003
Miserable weather couldn’t dampen another team title for the Tonganoxie High girls track team.
Remember When
A community review
May 14, 2003
A historical review from the files of The Mirror.