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Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 7, 2004
We women sometimes need a huge purse to carry our required “stuff” while men need only pockets.
Valley Falls awarded 2A substate
January 7, 2004
Valley Falls will be one of eight Class 2A substate basketball tournament sites.
4A substates will be in Lansing
January 7, 2004
Tonganoxie basketball teams will head to Lansing if they advance past the first round of their substate tournaments in early March.
Blaze destroys McDonald’s in Bonner Springs
January 7, 2004
Ronald McDonald was scheduled to visit the McDonald’s fast-food restaurant in Bonner Springs after a renovation project was finished. Now, he’ll have to wait.
Our view: No ordinance covers downtown sidewalks
January 7, 2004
The thick ice that coated the city of Tonganoxie late Saturday and early Sunday certainly was difficult to maneuver in.
Trial set for February in school bomb threat
January 7, 2004
A trial has been scheduled for two teens who are charged in connection with a bomb threat in November at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Family remains hopeful
3-year-old remains in KC hospital
January 7, 2004
Dan Lynch has no intention of giving up hope that his 3-year-old son will regain feeling in the lower half of his body.
Obituary: Lora Fernanda “Nancy” Allan
1914-2003
January 7, 2004
Services for Lora Fernanda “Nancy” Allan, 89, Valley Falls, were Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Valley Falls United Methodist Church with burial in the Valley Falls Cemetery.
Obituary: Glenda Faye Griffith
1920-2003
January 7, 2004
Services for Glenda Faye Griffith, 83, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Quisenberry Chapel in Tonganoxie. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Edward Max Scheller
1926-2003
January 7, 2004
Services for Edward Max Scheller, 77, Basehor, were Dec. 30, 2003, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Leavenworth. Private burial was in Mount Muncie Cemetery.
Elise P. Grinter
1904-2004
January 7, 2004
Services for Elise P. Grinter, 99, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Paul Waters officiating. Burial will be in Stony Point Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Legislation designed to help elderly
January 7, 2004
Two area state legislators will propose a constitutional amendment in the next few weeks that would hold the line on property taxes for the elderly.
Sports needs its own list of resolutions
January 7, 2004
Forget those personal New Year’s resolutions.
Couple’s first baby born on New Year’s
January 7, 2004
Ashley Lindsay was confident her baby would be born this month, but she wasn’t anticipating a New Year’s baby.
City’s boom in building continues
January 7, 2004
There’s no doubt about it — Tonganoxie’s building activity continues to boom.
2003: Year in review
A look back at final months of 2003
January 7, 2004
As the year passed the halfway mark, area farmers wondered what kind of a harvest the season would bring. Although it was too early to predict, corn and wheat crops looked promising.
Big Fish’ hooks viewer with tall tales
(PG-13) ***1/2
January 7, 2004
Few filmmakers know more about exaggeration than Tim Burton.
Remember When: A Community Review
January 7, 2004
Shouts and Murmurs: New Year’s projects near and far
January 7, 2004
Now is the time to plan for the new year. At my house I’m renewing my Latin studies. Five years ago at KU, I took a beginning class in Latin and became hooked. The next semester the intermediate Latin class didn’t fit with my schedule, and after that I started working at The Mirror.
Holiday feasts don’t aid wrestlers
January 7, 2004
The holiday season never would seem complete without the usual food items — turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing and, of course, all those chips, dips and chocolate munchies.
New Year’s chase ends with suspect’s death
Leavenworth County officials say driver was trying to hid methamphetamine — by swallowing it
January 7, 2004
Nobody expected that the driver of a car was filling up with meth.