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Student a finalist for scholarship
November 26, 2003
A University of Kansas student from Tonganoxie is among finalists for a Winston Churchill Foundation scholarship, which would provide about $27,000 for one year of study in Great Britain.
Remember when: A community review
November 26, 2003
TJHS grapplers remain perfect on young season
November 26, 2003
The Tonganoxie Junior High Warrior Wrestling team still is undefeated on the season after defeating two Leavenworth teams last week. Tonganoxie now is 6-0 in dual competition.
Defense propels eighth-graders in recent games
November 26, 2003
The Tonganoxie Junior High eighth-grade team extended its winning streak to five games with a 41-10 win against Xavier on Nov. 11 and a thrilling 35-31 win against Basehor-Linwood on Nov. 13. The victories lifted the team’s record to 5-1.
Public service runs in mayor’s family
November 26, 2003
When Tonganoxie Mayor David Taylor made a call to city offices in St. Charles, Mo., he didn’t expect an invitation to a St. Charles city council meeting.
Former library director’s court hearing delayed
November 26, 2003
The former director at the Tonganoxie Public Library must wait another month for her restitution hearing.
Author: Reptiles really rock
November 26, 2003
Reptiles have received a bad rap for some time, and David Nieves would like to alter that perception.
Two men charged in trailer thefts in county
November 26, 2003
Two Kansas City, Mo., men have been charged in connection with the theft of a flatbed trailer last week.
Public runs in mayor’s family
November 26, 2003
When Tonganoxie Mayor David Taylor made a call to city offices in St. Charles, Mo., he didn’t expect an invitation to a St. Charles city council meeting.
Publisher’s Memo: Families and soldiers sacrifice during war
November 26, 2003
In last week’s edition of The Mirror, news editor Lisa Scheller wrote a compelling story about the families of men who are serving in the military.
Woman waives right to hearing
November 26, 2003
A Tonganoxie woman, who faces 33 criminal charges that allege she was running a $1.2 million Ponzi scheme, last week waived her right to a preliminary hearing.
Long-time school district’s maintenance directro set retire
November 26, 2003
During the past 16 years, Art Sorensen’s gotten to know just about every nook and cranny of Tonganoxie schools.
First-graders share Thanksgiving recipes
November 26, 2003
Editor’s note: These first-graders in Linda Vernon’s class at Tonganoxie Elementary School were kind enough to share their recipes for pumpkin pie, a favorite Thanksgiving dessert.
Tonganoxie’s chief of police to leave again
November 26, 2003
Tonganoxie again will have a shift in its police department that could increase salaries.
Petition filed to block Sunday liquor
County clerk reviewing signatures; if valid, city counicl must decide on election
November 26, 2003
It’s almost official.
Obituary: Bonnie M. Leadtka
1946-2003
November 26, 2003
Services for Bonnie M. Leadtka, 57, McLouth, were Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, at McLouth Church of the Nazarene. Burial was Monday in McLouth Cemetery.
Obituary: David A. Cook
1947-2003
November 26, 2003
Services for David A. Cook, 56, Wichita, are set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at First United Methodist Church in Ottawa, Kan. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
The Missing’ depicts West in transition
(R) **1/2
November 26, 2003
Contemporary filmmakers are always challenged when trying to put a new spin on the old West.
Good Will Running
Longtime THS coach retiring from teaching, but not cross country
November 26, 2003
Tonganoxie coach Phil Williams has a few things in common with Matt Damon’s character in the 1997 Academy Award winner Good Will Hunting.