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Chieftains land 20 on fall all-league teams
November 17, 2004
Tonganoxie again landed plenty of athletes on fall all-Kaw Valley League teams.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
November 17, 2004
We’ve had more chuckles over the kids finding the old typewriter in the attic. “No batteries, no plug-in, gee mom.”
Jury finds Lansing man guilty of attempted murder
November 17, 2004
A 48-year-old Lansing man was found guilty last week on a charge of attempted second-degree murder in connection with an incident in which another Lansing man was kidnapped and run over.
McLouth students learn about patriotism
November 17, 2004
Boone Sorrell was among those who stood during the playing of the Marines’ Hymn.
Teamwork helps ensure success of ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ at THS
November 17, 2004
Steve Harrell’s looking forward to directing musicals and plays in the school’s future fine arts center.
Judge finds transgender innocent
November 17, 2004
Sandy Gast’s record again is clean.
Tonganoxie woman sentenced to 42-month prison term in fraud
November 17, 2004
At the conclusion of a court case, in which family members and friends were pitted against one another, a Tonganoxie woman was sentenced on Friday to 3 1/2 years in prison.
County attorney: Report unfounded
Visits to porn sites part of investigation
November 17, 2004
Leavenworth County Atty. Frank Kohl came out swinging last week, after a Kansas City television station broadcast a report that left the impression Kohl used his office computer to view pornography — for personal reasons.
Rural resident critically injured in blast
November 17, 2004
A rural Leavenworth County man, who family members say was welding a gasoline tank to a truck, was critically burned Tuesday morning in an explosion and ensuing fire four miles east of Tonganoxie.
Local second-grader’s drawing on General Motors calendar
November 17, 2004
A Tonganoxie second-grader’s attention to detail netted a place for his artwork on the annual General Motors calendar.
Obituary: Betty Jo “B.J.” Curtis
1935-2004
November 17, 2004
A memorial service for former Basehor resident Betty Jo “B.J.” Curtis, 69, Wellington, Fla., will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 18, 2004, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Private inurnment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Obituary: Patricia Dianne Black
1943-2004
November 17, 2004
Services for Patricia Dianne Black, 61, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Warrior grapplers roll against Leavenworth schools
November 17, 2004
The Tonganoxie Junior High seventh- and eighth-grade wrestling teams battled Leavenworth Patton and Leavenworth Warren middle schools Monday in the Tonganoxie Junior High gymnasium.
Seventh-graders split A-team games
November 17, 2004
Again last week, the Tonganoxie Junior High seventh-grade team split its two A-team games.
Wildcat teams to battle Friday in football substate
November 17, 2004
A rematch of last year’s Class 4A state football game will be played on Friday.
Appelby was a THS student for two years
November 17, 2004
A man charged with the 2002 murder of a Leawood teenager is a former Tonganoxie High School student.
Warrior girls even record at 3-3
November 17, 2004
The Warriors are sitting at .500 after a victory and a loss last week.
Letters to the editor
Please return curtains, Your vote does count, Halloween party
November 17, 2004
Remember when: A community review
November 17, 2004
Shouts and murmurs: Living fully in the age of computers
November 17, 2004
While putting clean sheets on the bed recently, I inadvertently untucked the flat sheet. My first thought wasn’t “oh no.”
Replacing purple heart top priority
November 17, 2004
Kathy Todd’s eyes brim with tears when she thinks of the fire.