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Commissioners seek compromise on road fee plan
April 14, 2004
After months of working on the county’s proposed Road Improvement Fee increase, no decision has been made.
Casey’s considers making a move
April 14, 2004
Officials with Casey’s General Stores are exploring the possibility of moving their Tonganoxie gasoline station and convenience store.
Obituary: Ronald Dale Shirey Sr.
1942-2004
April 14, 2004
Services for Ronald Dale “Ronnie” Shirey Sr., 62, Bonner Springs, were Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs, followed by burial in the Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Obituary: Billie A. Ward
1933-2004
April 14, 2004
Services for Billie A. Ward, 70, Tonganoxie, were Monday, April 12, 2004, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Facilities committee supports bond issue
April 14, 2004
Members of the school district’s facilities improvement committee voted last Wednesday to recommend that the school board move forward on construction plans.
Our view: Cameras at schools worth investigating
April 14, 2004
As school board members on Monday discussed a plan to install security cameras at Tonganoxie schools, Ron Moore raised valid concerns.
Tonganoxie student debates his way to national tourneys
April 14, 2004
With one national championship securely tucked away, Kansas City Kansas Community College is taking dead aim on a sweep of national titles.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
April 14, 2004
A mother of three grade school youngsters was puzzled. She said, “I don’t know how they do it. They don’t unbutton, I’m sure. I think they just yank and pull, and pop the buttons right off. I use stronger thread and they even take bits of fabric along with the buttons, leaving a small hole. In summer, they’re happy with T-shirts and tank tops but in winter they like warm fuzzy flannel shirts.”
No debate: Smith will run at Pratt
April 14, 2004
Elizabeth Smith had decided four years ago that she wouldn’t run in high school.
Warrior girls track finishes home meets with team title against area opponents
April 14, 2004
The Tonganoxie Junior high eighth-grade girls team turned in a first-place team finish Thursday at one of two Tonganoxie meets last week.
Tonganoxie grounds BLHS in game 1, but drops game 2
April 14, 2004
A rugged infield at the Basehor-Linwood softball complex aided the visiting Chieftains on Thursday.
Register of deeds files for re-election
April 14, 2004
The reason Stacy Driscoll wants to be re-elected as the Leavenworth County register of deeds is simple.
Basehor library patrons vote down $3.79 million bond issue
April 14, 2004
Shortly after learning that a $3.79 million bond issue had failed, Basehor Community Library director Carla Kaiser jokingly told a group of supporters it was time for plan B.
THS student earns Girl Scout honor
April 14, 2004
A Tonganoxie High School sophomore, Marsha Cox, is among 65 Girl Scouts honored with one of Girl Scouting’s highest honors: the Girl Scout Gold Award.
Basehor city attorney vows to fight charges
April 14, 2004
An attorney representing John Thompson — the city of Basehor’s attorney for 19 years — said his client would fight charges leveled against him in Leavenworth County District Court.
Pharmacy delays plans to move to highway
April 14, 2004
Plans to move Holst Pharmacy to a site on U.S. Highway 24-40 have been abandoned, at least for the time being.
Smoke detectors available for local homes
April 14, 2004
Tonganoxie firefighters have a deal for you.
Obituary: Warrene Gibbens
1920-2004
April 14, 2004
Graveside services for Warrene Gibbens, 83, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Maple Grove Cemetery in Lecompton.
Residents ponder further appeals of rezoning issue
Judge: City should expand deliberations
April 14, 2004
The city of Tonganoxie last week survived a legal challenge to a rezoning decision — but not without first being chastised by the judge in the case.
Council spars over city clerk’s position
April 14, 2004
Sparks flew and tempers flared for about 90 minutes at Monday night’s Tonganoxie City Council meeting.
Remember when: A community review
April 14, 2004
Defense falters as Chieftains tumble against Pirates on road
April 14, 2004
The heartbreak losses keep coming Tonganoxie’s way.
Hurdling over the competition
Girls track wins Lansing Invitational, takes second at Bobcat Relays; boys second at Lansing
April 14, 2004
With 28 medals and eight events with multiple placings, Tonganoxie roared to a team title in its season-opening meet April 6 at the Lansing Invitational.
Rare disease saps woman’s energy
April 14, 2004
It’s the prayers that help Debbie Goff make it through a day.
School officials whittle at bond issue total cost
April 14, 2004
The Tonganoxie school district continues to hammer on a proposed construction plan.