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Obituary: Genevieve Skaggs
1914-2004
December 8, 2004
Services for Genevieve Skaggs, 90, Leavenworth, were Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Charter Funerals Sunset Memory Chapel in Leavenworth. Burial was in Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
December 8, 2004
Bob’s mother proudly showed us the beautiful cedar cane her son had carved out of a cedar limb. He carefully selects as nearly straight as possible cedar branches and limbs, grinding and cleaning the bark and wood away down to the center hardwood. Then he attaches a short section as a handle to form a sturdy, dependable cane. Finally, he polishes and finishes it to a beautiful luster.
Home invitational up next on slate for TJHS seventh-grade girls team
December 8, 2004
Heim, Pistora earn more honors
December 8, 2004
Tonganoxie’s two big hitters landed spots on this year’s Lawrence Journal-World all-area volleyball team.
THS harriers on all-area squad
December 8, 2004
Andy Kolman and Christy Weller led the Tonganoxie boys and girls cross country teams all season long.
Bulldogs fall to 0-2
December 8, 2004
The McLouth boys basketball team will be searching for a win this week in the Delaware Valley League Tournament at Benedictine College in Atchison.
Parents seek way to educate student
December 8, 2004
Parents of a Tonganoxie elementary-school student whose child has been expelled from school are looking for a way to educate their child for the remainder of this school year.
Damage continues at park
December 8, 2004
Elmer Tanking hasn’t received any tips about who stole Christmas-light timers from VFW Park.
McLouth learning center closing
December 8, 2004
Children came to McLouth’s YES Learning Center for the final time this morning.
Obituary: Lloyd D. Richardson
1925-2005
December 8, 2004
Services for Lloyd D. Richardson, 79, McLouth, were Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery, McLouth.
Obituary: Alf T.H. Oleson
1916-2004
December 8, 2004
No services are planned for Alf T.H.“Ole” Oleson, 88, Eudora. He was cremated.
Obituary: Regina Louise Davis
1964-2004
December 8, 2004
Services for Regina Louise Davis, 39, Manhattan, Kan., will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Obituary: Stella M. Vollintine
1969-2004
December 8, 2004
Services were Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, for former Tonganoxie resident Stella M. Vollintine, 95, Boerne, Texas, at the Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial was in Hubbell Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Pleasant Ridge defeats McLouth girls
December 8, 2004
Pleasant Ridge defeated McLouth, 40-22, on Tuesday in the Delaware Valley League Tournament’s consolation bracket at Benedictine College in Atchison.
Tonganoxie girls overwhelm Osawatomie
Boys lose low-scoring affair in OT
December 8, 2004
Ali Pistora, Madison Weller and Addie Heim all scored in double figures as Tonganoxie routed Osawatomie, 59-22, in the first round of the Ike Cearfoss Basketball Tournament at Central Heights.
Our view: Learning center’s closing a real loss
December 8, 2004
It’s always sad when a business closes. The closing signals the end to hopes and dreams of the owners.
Play us a song, music man
December 8, 2004
Occasionally, when the mood hits and time is at hand, Duane and Cindi Porterfield will head to Tonganoxie.
THS football players named to 4A squad
December 8, 2004
Kaleb Lawrence sacked quarterbacks and tackled running backs plenty of times this season. On Sunday, he was named to the all-state team for Class 4A by the Topeka Capital-Journal.
Chieftains cruise against Bears
December 8, 2004
Tonganoxie senior Madison Weller had a pretty good 18th birthday on Friday.
Leavenworth man arrested in Tonganoxie for mobile meth lab
County attorney’s ofice reviewing Tonganoixe police case for charges
December 8, 2004
Tonganoxie police last week seized what they’re describing as a mobile methamphetamine lab during a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 24-40.
Water supply poses challenge to district
School district on fast track to begin planning for building
December 8, 2004
Time is of the essence.
Remember when: A community review
December 8, 2004
Students readying for trip to Australia
December 8, 2004
Olivia Lorance and Austin Baragary have an opportunity to see a whole new world Down Under.
Shouts and murmurs: Holiday lights in different shades
December 8, 2004
Tonganoxie is in the Christmas spirit.
THS grapplers struggle at Kearney tourney
December 8, 2004
The guest from the Sunflower State didn’t receive a warm reception Saturday in Nebraska.
Free-throw shooting pushes St. Mary’s past Tonganoxie
December 8, 2004
Late in a tight game, Tonganoxie pulled to within two of St. Mary’s twice Friday in Tonganoxie.
Behind the scenes: How the fertilizer story unfolded
December 8, 2004
Channel 5’s newscast last week about the sale of fertilizer began weeks before the program aired.
Televised report shocks business owner
To learn more about the story, also read “Behind the scenes: How the fertilizer story unfolded”
December 8, 2004
Last Wednesday night, Bill McGraw stayed up past his bedtime to watch the 10 o’clock news on KCTV Channel 5.