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Obituary: Ethel “Marie” Herren
1947-2004
September 15, 2004
Graveside services for Ethel “Marie” Herren, 57, Lawrence, were Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, at Oak Wood Cemetery, Baldwin.
Answered prayers
Couple’s daughter back from Iraq — for awhile
September 15, 2004
Imagine living in a compound filled to the brim with murderers and rapists. Picture, if you can, residing in a region where you have to wear Kevlar and a helmet before going outside. Feature the prospect that at any time a mortar round could fall from the sky and destroy the building you’re inside.
Welcome, grandparents
Tonganoxie grnadchildren share school days with older family members
September 15, 2004
As always, grandparents came from far and near to attend Grandparents’ Day at Tonganoxie Elementary School.
Trial date set in sexual harassment suit
Former student, Tonganoxie school district required to work with mediator
September 15, 2004
A sexual discrimination lawsuit against the Tonganoxie school district is scheduled to go to trial Aug. 2, 2005, in federal court in Kansas City, Kan.
Home and a win
September 15, 2004
Home finally is sweet.
Football team gets monkey off its back
September 15, 2004
The McLouth Bulldogs bid farewell Friday night to a longtime companion with a funeral of sorts.
Weller, Kolman lead Chieftain harriers at Maur Hill invite
September 15, 2004
The rookie and the veteran have done it again.
McLouth High girls corral Wamego Invitational title
September 15, 2004
The McLouth girls team would love to tune in about eight weeks from now for the same cross country time, same cross country place and same cross country channel.
Soccer team plays to a tie at Perry
September 15, 2004
Different location, same result.
Bold experiment enables ‘Sky Captain’ to prevail
(PG) ***
September 15, 2004
Don’t let “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow” fool you.
Clean sweep
Chieftain volleyball improves to 3-0 with commanding wins
September 15, 2004
Tonganoxie’s opening quadrangular has carried the same tune in recent seasons.
Two hurt in crash during chase
September 15, 2004
Two Leavenworth County residents were injured last week following a lengthy, early-morning chase that ended when their car crashed south of Basehor and erupted in flames.
Mary, in the last light of a full day
September 15, 2004
It was evening last November on the farm near Linwood. We’d finished a bite of supper and Mary headed outside to lock up the chickens for the night. I tagged along.
Church’s salvation a welcome sign
September 15, 2004
The recent revelation that the Friends Church may be saved from the bulldozer is good news.
Overland Park auto dealership moves business to Tonganoxie
September 15, 2004
An Overland Park car dealership is moving to Tonganoxie. And, no, they don’t sell music videos.
Two men eligible for parole hearings
September 15, 2004
Two men convicted in Jefferson County in the 1980s — one for murder, the other for attempted murder — soon will be eligible for parole.
Remember When
A Community Review
September 15, 2004
A review of events from the files of The Mirror.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
September 15, 2004
We’ve all heard of Children’s Mercy Hospital. Many of us have been there or have known someone’s child who has been there. They have some very special projects and needs that I know many of you will be happy to get involved in.
Two professionals teaching in schools
September 15, 2004
Russell Shields and Michael Bush have never met.
Obituary: Mary Frances Lorance
1932-2004
September 15, 2004
A memorial service for Mary Frances Lorance, 72, Linwood, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, at the former Reno church, which is at the Tonganoxie Historic Site, 201 W. Washington, with Fred Leimkuhler officiating. The site is just west of the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and Washington Street.
Obituary: Everett E. “Mac” McKinley
1924-2004
September 15, 2004
Military and Masonic funeral services for Everett E. “Mac” McKinley, 80, Wichita, will be at 2:30 p.m. today, Sept. 15, 2004, at Burden Cemetery in Burden, Kan.
Obituary: Donald LaFawn Jacka Sr.
1919-2004
September 15, 2004
Services for retired U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Donald LaFawn Jacka Sr., Leavenworth, were Aug. 27, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church, Fifth and Chestnut, Leavenworth, with the Rev. Tim Hutabarat officiating. Burial with military honors followed at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Obituary: Rosemary Ann Hunter
1934-2004
September 15, 2004
A memorial service for Rosemary Ann Hunter, 70, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, at the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie. Private inurnment will follow.
Starcher, Chieftains scramble past Ward
September 15, 2004
A spectator might have thought THS quarterback Ross Starcher carried his team Friday against Bishop-Ward.
Schools meeting federal mandate
Tonganoxie complying with requirements of No Child Left Behind act
September 15, 2004
Tonganoxie schools are keeping up with No Child Left Behind act. The federal mandate requires public schools have 100 percent of students meeting proficiency levels on state tests by the 2013-2014 school year.