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New principal eager to start work
February 11, 2004
Tatia Shelton, an assistant principal at Garden City High School, has been hired as the next Tonganoxie High School principal.
Fire destroys Tonganoxie home
February 11, 2004
A fire that apparently started in the basement of a Tonganoxie residence left one family without a home Tuesday evening.
Commuters’ treks hazardous last week
Road crews fight snow buildup on Leavenworth County roads
February 11, 2004
State highway crews may have been out with their snowplows, but at least one local resident would like to have seen better results.
Girls pound Basehor-Linwood for ninth victory
February 11, 2004
THS coach Randy Kraft wasn’t sure Monday how last week’s school cancellations would affect his team’s performances this week.
Bobcats stun Tonganoxie
February 11, 2004
The charity stripe was anything but free Feb. 3 for the Tonganoxie boys basketball team.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Winter storm puts driving in perspective
February 11, 2004
Kansas Speedway has been home to plenty of collisions on its 1.5 mile tri-oval track.
Four Chieftains sign on dotted line
February 11, 2004
The Show-Me State will be where three Chieftains hope they can showcase their talents at the collegiate level.
Wearin’ of the Green
St. Patrick’s Day parade set for March 13
February 11, 2004
B’gosh and b’gory! Tonganoxie’s soon to be the site of leprechauns and fairies skittering down Fourth Street.
Letters to the editor
Revamp road fee plan; Counting blessings
February 11, 2004
Driver who fled scene of crash sentenced
February 11, 2004
Brett Bidnick, the driver who fled the scene of an October fatality accident, will receive the maximum penalty allowable by law for his part in the crash — a $500 fine and $60 in court costs.
Robert F. Oliphant
February 11, 2004
Memorial services for former Tonganoxie resident Robert F. Oliphant, 53, Easton, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Cremation is planned.
Obituary: Marjorie Mae Mercer
February 11, 2004
Services for Marjorie Mae Mercer, 85, formerly of Tawas City, Mich., will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at First Baptist Church in Tawas City.
Obituary: James M. “Kid” Carter
February 11, 2004
Graveside services for James M. “Kid” Carter, 84, Tonganoxie, were Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at Edwardsville Cemetery in Edwardsville.
District hires firm to lead construction
February 11, 2004
Tonganoxie school board members on Monday voted to hire Turner Construction Company to guide any construction projects approved by voters as part of a bond issue.
Commission to decide road fee
February 11, 2004
Next Tuesday, Leavenworth County commissioners will hear arguments about significantly increasing the county’s road improvement fee.
Eudora man found dead at remote site
February 11, 2004
Leavenworth County officials on Tuesday were investigating the death of a 29-year-old Eudora man whose body was found along railroad tracks.
Wintery blasts drive up costs to city
Two snow days remin in district’s bank
February 11, 2004
It’s possible that Old Man Winter threw his final snowy punch last week.