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Teachers, school earn high marks
May 26, 2004
All the tests are in and the grades counted.
The Day After Tomorrow’ is not a total disaster
(PG-13) **
May 26, 2004
Tornadoes. Floods. Hail the size of muskmelons. Sounds like springtime in Kansas.
Board approves upkeep at high school track
May 26, 2004
At a special school board meeting Monday night, board members voted to repair the high school track.
Obituary: Boyd Edward Bushnell
1939-2004
May 26, 2004
Services for Boyd Edward Bushnell, 64, Kansas City, Kan., were May 15, 2004, at Amos Family Chapel in Lenexa. Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Obituary: Enius T. Bear
1917-2004
May 26, 2004
Graveside services for Enius T. Bear, 87, Tonganoxie, were Thursday, May 20, 2004, at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 26, 2004
You never know what you may find at a garage sale. My daughter, Cathy Plaster, found a clever and easy-to-make baked potato holder. It fits over your hand, much like a mitt.
Tour provides council insights into workings at water plant
May 26, 2004
Tonganoxie city council members spent several hours May 5 getting their feet wet.
Sirens cut council meeting short
May 26, 2004
Before the blare of outdoor warning sirens forced them to abruptly adjourn their Monday night meeting, Tonganoxie City Council members agreed to explore more options to handle the city’s water needs.
Local student on top-ranked KCKCC debate squad
May 26, 2004
It’s unanimous. Kansas City Kansas Community College reigns as the No. 1 debate team among community colleges in the United States.
Majority of students in survey off to college
May 26, 2004
The Mirror’s senior survey looked into the class of 2004’s post-high school plans, as well as what the new graduates expect their lives will be like.
Second candidate enters race for 3rd District county seat
May 26, 2004
Jerry Willburn thinks Leavenworth County needs a plan to address growth.
Senator won’t seek re-election
Additional duties at job preclude Lyon’s second term
May 26, 2004
Bob Lyon, who was expected to seek re-election to a second term representing the 3rd Kansas Senate district, has decided not to run again.
Shouts and murmurs
It was a dark and stormy night
May 26, 2004
Monday’s storm disrupted several meetings. At a special school board meeting, firefighters came in shortly after 7:30 to warn of a report of a tornado on the ground near Topeka heading this way.
Library schedules summer reading
May 26, 2004
Tonganoxie Public Library’s 2004 summer reading program will walk on the wild side.
Women seeking home for dog
May 26, 2004
So far, three area women have racked up $150 in veterinary care for a dog that isn’t theirs.
Gasoline costs figure into summer vacations
May 26, 2004
As gasoline prices continue to rise, area residents are warming to the idea of flying the friendly skies.
Survey reflects new grads’ thoughts
May 26, 2004
If Tonganoxie’s Class of 2004 were voting for president now, Democrat John Kerry narrowly would beat President Bush.
THS grads say they’ll head off to college
May 26, 2004
Northwestern University is where Heather Young will be heading in September.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces
Razorback a sure hit in home of the Phog
May 26, 2004
Woo pig sooey,” meet “Rock Chalk Jayhawk.”
Cooper revises family pipeline, signs with KWU
May 26, 2004
Shane Cooper is following in his father’s cleats, but the 2004 Tonganoxie graduate will be wearing them for a different sport.
A shot at state
Tonganoxie boys, girls qualify in five events each at regionals
May 26, 2004
Shane Howard had one last obstacle to get over in regional competition.
Remember when: A community review
May 26, 2004
Second beginning
Retired teacher steps into administrator’s role at Genesis Christian Academy
May 26, 2004
Kathie Clarke didn’t last long in retirement.