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Obituary: Michael C. Pitts
1962-2004
December 1, 2004
Services for Michael C. Pitts, 42, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Sisco Funeral Home, Pea Ridge, Ark. Burial was in Ruddick Cemetery, Garfield, Ark.
Elmer William “Bill” Lee
1965-2004
December 1, 2004
Memorial services for Elmer William “Bill” Lee, 39, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Village West Assembly of God Church, 102nd Street and Parallel, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Goldie V. Cross
1910-2004
December 1, 2004
Services for Goldie V. Cross, 94, Kearney, Mo., were Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, at Fry-Runyan Funeral Home in Kearney. Burial was in Olathe Memorial Cemetery in Olathe.
Letter to the editor: Put the issue to rest
December 1, 2004
Passion, love and abandonment explored in brazen ‘Closer’
(R) ***1/2
December 1, 2004
There are no fight scenes. No criminal activity. No fatalities. There isn’t even any sex.
Lawrence school district names Tonganoxie man as ‘Friend of Education’
December 1, 2004
A Tonganoxie builder has been named the Friend of Education at Lawrence Alternative High School for his work on an outdoor shelter at the school.
Local man reminds drivers to ‘Buckle up’
December 1, 2004
After working as a paramedic — and after seeing demolished vehicles roll into his shop — Gary Carbaugh’s convinced that seatbelts are effective in saving lives and preventing injuries.
Work progressing on city’s new sewer plant
December 1, 2004
Tonganoxie’s new sewage treatment plant, under construction in the eastern part of the city, is nearing completion.
Financial consultant outlines sale of bonds
December 1, 2004
Next spring, area residents will get the first crack at buying bonds for school construction.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
December 1, 2004
Don’t use our names, but, yes, you can certainly tell about my little girl. I’m so proud of her.”
Remember when: A community review
December 1, 2004
Big time for Big Dub
Leavenworth County’s biggest star shining at KU
December 1, 2004
All that hard work as a young lad in Leavenworth has paid off for Kansas University senior Wayne Simien.
New faces to complement veterans for THS
December 1, 2004
When Tonganoxie basketball players step on the court in their season opener Friday against St. Mary’s, some new bodies will be inside the Chieftain uniforms.
Back-to-back league titles?
Chieftains eye outright Kaw Valley League crown after tying De Soto last season
December 1, 2004
Most indicators point to the 2004-2005 Tonganoxie girls basketball team equaling last year’s 17-5 mark.
VFW post offering reward
December 1, 2004
A Grinch didn’t steal Christmas from VFW Park, but the timing’s off on the park’s holiday decorations.
Thrift shop seeking a few more elves
Families remain on adoption
December 1, 2004
Usually by this time of year, all of Santa’s elves have volunteered their services to help the needy.
Obituary: Steven Dean Zacharias
1948-2004
December 1, 2004
Memorial services for Steven Dean Zacharias, 56, Leavenworth, will be at 7 p.m. today, Dec. 1, 2004, at Tonganoxie Christian Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Obituary: Harry Glen Zacharias
1922-2004
December 1, 2004
Services for Harry Glen Zacharias, 82, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial was in Round Prairie Cemetery, Lowemont.
Tonganoxie woman wins state pageant
December 1, 2004
Tonganoxie’s Rachel Saunders doesn’t think of herself as a beauty queen.
Dispatcher comes across ‘loud and clear’
December 1, 2004
Perry Carter may not be a familiar face.
Obituary: E. Marie Carlson
1916-2004
December 1, 2004
Graveside services for E. Marie Carlson, 88, Lawrence were Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Maple Grove Cemetery, Lecompton. Mrs. Carlson died Nov. 23, 2004, at Presbyterian Manor nursing home in Lawrence.
Bittersweet homecoming
After nearly two years away, soldier returns home to empty barn
December 1, 2004
Home is supposed to be a welcome site for troops who have served in Iraq.
City gives approval to hire officer
Tonganoixe fire department seeking additional firefighter to join force
December 1, 2004
Ever wanted to wear a uniform and drive a vehicle with red lights and sirens?
Challenging curriculum
Three THS seniors at head of 2004-05 wrestling class
December 1, 2004
Tonganoxie grapplers better find some fluffy pillows.
Shouts and Murmurs: Locking out unnecessary 911 calls
December 1, 2004
Until this week, I thought the keypad lock on my cell phone was a nuisance.
City council members jumping ship
Three school board members say they’ll likely file for re-election
December 1, 2004
It appears that a majority of seats on the Tonganoxie City Council will be up for grabs in upcoming elections.