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Fire destroys rural home
EMS, firefighters at odds over handling of fire scenes
October 13, 2004
When Sam Todd purchased his longtime family home, the last thing he thought was that three months later the house would be destroyed by fire.
Local flu vaccines in very short supply
October 13, 2004
Last year, Tonganoxie physician Philip Stevens provided 800 area residents with flu vaccines.
If voters OK bond issue, work would start soon
October 13, 2004
Nobody knows if the Tonganoxie school district’s proposed bond issue will pass.
Teachers work in portables, renovated spaces
October 13, 2004
Tonganoxie art teacher Shirley Welch isn’t complaining about her classroom.
Howard Jones’ legacy
Estate sale to feature longtime Basehor resident’s collections
October 13, 2004
Soon after he died, members of the Basehor Lions Club added the name Howard Jones to a tribute wall at Basehor City Park. The wall’s purpose, members say, is so that fallen colleagues may never be forgotten and that everyone upon passing will have a permanent place in the city’s history.
Obituary: Andrew Neal Sommers
October 13, 2004
Services for Andrew Neal Sommers, infant son of Shawn and Dawn Lehew Sommers, Tonganoxie, will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Oct. 13, 2004, at Rock Creek Bible Church north of Meriden. Burial will be in Valley Falls Cemetery.
Letter to the editor: Hard work by gardeners
October 13, 2004
I want to congratulate three ladies who work tirelessly to help make Tonganoxie a city to be proud of. They are Master Gardeners Alice DeMoss, Susan Quisenberry and Connie Putthoff.
Letter to the editor: What’s Kansas like?
October 13, 2004
Our fourth grade class is currently studying the regions of the United States.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
October 13, 2004
In today’s world of all the “something new every day,” and today’s tremendous new strides, it seems that only tomorrow things will be set aside for even more astounding new inventions. Think about it. That very small palm-sized cell phone with its games, its camera, etc.
Construction scheduled on bridge near Linwood
October 13, 2004
It’s official: Traffic delays soon will become the norm on Kansas Highway 32 just east of Linwood.
Enforcement effort last week results in 30 traffic stops
October 13, 2004
Tonganoxie police last Thursday participated in a statewide effort to step up enforcement of laws along U.S. Highway 24.
Obituary: Ruby F. Benson Herd
1918-2004
October 13, 2004
Graveside services for Ruby F. Benson Herd, 86, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. today, Oct. 13, 2004, at Bonner Springs Cemetery in Bonner Springs.
Democratic Party underscores role of unaffiliated voters
October 13, 2004
Judging by the service record of several party members, it’d be difficult to say Leavenworth County Democrats are soft on crime.
Republican Party working to swing voters to candidates
October 13, 2004
According to records, there are approximately 3,000 more registered Republican voters in Leavenworth County than Democrats. Judging by those figures, one might be led to believe the county’s GOP has a built-in advantage come the November general election.
Lawrence business moving to town
October 13, 2004
Chalk up another new business for Tonganoxie.
Troy blanks McLouth in tough road defeat
October 13, 2004
A big run was all Troy needed to top McLouth on Friday in Troy.
THS volleyball suffers first Kaw Valley losses
October 13, 2004
Tonganoxie’s perch atop the Kaw Valley League has expired.
TES meet attracts 140 youngsters
October 13, 2004
This year’s Tonganoxie cross country members experienced a flashback last Wednesday on their home course.
THS soccer drops soggy home match
October 13, 2004
Monday night at Chieftain Park was cold, rainy, soggy — and generally sloppy
In appreciation of firefighters
Shouts and murmurs column
October 13, 2004
Last week was Fire Prevention Week. For area firefighters it was a busy week.
Gearing up defenses for annual flu season
Publisher’s Notebook
October 13, 2004
I couldn’t believe my ears.
Remember when: A community review
October 13, 2004
Congregation changes church name to reflect focus
October 13, 2004
A sign along the highway — at 198th Street and U.S. Highway 24-40 — marks the property of Cornerstone Family Worship.
Advance voting gets started today
Voter registration continues through Monday at sites throughout county
October 13, 2004
Advance voting for the November general election gets under way today in Leavenworth County.
Chinstraps and mouthpieces: MHS junior igniting Dogs at midseason
October 13, 2004
I goofed.
THS posts 590 rushing yards in rout
October 13, 2004
Basehor-Linwood was far from spoiler Friday night for Tonganoxie’s homecoming at Beatty Field.