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Undersheriff: Meth overdose cause of Topeka man’s death
February 18, 2004
Just as sheriff’s officers suspected, a Topeka man died on Jan. 1 from eating methamphetamine during a car chase.
Obituary: Williard W. “Willie” Rodgers
1927-2004
February 18, 2004
Services for Williard W. “Willie” Rodgers, 76, Ottawa, were Feb. 9, 2004, in Ottawa, Kan., with the Rev. Earl Zimmerman officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.
Letter to the editor
February 18, 2004
Basehor hires first administrator
Oklahoma man slated to begin work on Monday
February 18, 2004
After months of interviewing prospective candidates, the Basehor City Council has hired the first city administrator in Basehor government history.
City finalizes $3.8 million loan for new sewage treatment plant
February 18, 2004
It’s official: The city of Tonganoxie will borrow $3.8 million to finance a new sewage treatment plant.
Ex-director’s court hearing set for Friday
February 18, 2004
Once again, a restitution hearing for former Tonganoxie Library director Beckie Borella has been rescheduled.
Singer’s dream coming true
February 18, 2004
Kevin Olsen has long wanted to sing with a live band.
Probe continuing into man’s death
February 18, 2004
Leavenworth County officials continue to investigate the death of a Eudora man whose body was found along railroad tracks last week.
Challenging week doesn’t keep sisters from hoops
February 18, 2004
Amy Weaver rarely misses one of sister Addie Heim’s basketball games.
Boys team gets back on track with OT win
February 18, 2004
For the second time this season, the Tonganoxie boys basketball team kept its fans on the edge of their seats a little longer.
Wrestlers rebound, take fourth at KVL
February 18, 2004
Bonner Springs wasn’t a kind venue a week ago for the Chieftain wrestling team.
Obituary: Robert D. Mark
1929-2004
February 18, 2004
Services for Robert D. Mark, 75, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, at Quisenberry Funeral Home Chapel, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
The Mirror helping local music students raise funds
February 18, 2004
It’s that time of year again.
Fit to be tied (for first place)
February 18, 2004
Mighty Santa Fe Trail has been at or the near top of the Kaw Valley League in recent years, while Tonganoxie has made upward strides in the last two seasons.
Library patrons vote on bonds
February 18, 2004
Basehor voters will cast their ballots April 6 on a $3.79 million bond issue that would finance a new Basehor Community Library on 158th Street.
Obituary: William Lee Ready Sr.
February 18, 2004
Services for William Lee Ready Sr., 73, Apache Junction, Ariz., were Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, at the Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial was in Easton Cemetery in Easton.
Shouts and Murmurs
TV’s ‘sting’ sends chilling message
February 18, 2004
Last week, a Kansas City, Mo., television station, KCTV5, aired a sting operation in which 16 men who believed they had met a 14-year-old boy or girl in an Internet chat room drove to a house in Independence, Mo., to meet the teen for sex.
Commissioners seek details on road fee
February 18, 2004
Leavenworth County commissioners continue to mull a proposed hike in the county’s road improvement fee.
County official calling it quits
No second term for Joe Daniels
February 18, 2004
During his three-year tenure as a county commissioner, Joe Daniels has made decisions on everything from an exotic-animal ordinance to a special-use permit for a nudist camp.
Family hopes to rebuild after fire
Firefighters: Blaze too far advanced to save home
February 18, 2004
The Poje family was preparing for a relaxed night at home Feb. 10.