Archive for Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Also from August 10

All stories

Local athletes hone talents at Sunflower State Games
August 10, 2005
For 15-year-old Wyatt Coffin this was his first, but will not be his last year to participate in the Sunflower State Games.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Take me out to the ballpark in Arlington
August 10, 2005
It’s like a handful of stadiums molded into one.
Tour de K-State
McLouth graduate competing at Kansas State on cycling team
August 10, 2005
Cycling often is a sport that goes unrecognized.
MHS football ends camp with trip to Shrine Bowl
August 10, 2005
McLouth’s 7-on-7 football season ended last month with one McLouth team taking first and another third at its home tournament.
Raise OK’d for classified workers
Pay hike averages 75 cents; negotiations still under way with teachers
August 10, 2005
After meeting in executive session at Monday night’s school board meeting, board member Kay Smith made a motion to approve the classified salaries for the upcoming school year “as recommended and amended.”
Depot stood near Fourth Street location
August 10, 2005
Editor’s note: This information about one of the areas looked at for the post office was written by Tonganoxie historian John Cass Lenahan Sr.
Firm ready to work on city facilities study
August 10, 2005
Officials from BG Consultants on Monday presented the Tonganoxie City Council with an informational booklet of past projects on which the group has worked.
Letters to the editor
Keep post office downtown; Congratulations to Legion team
August 10, 2005
I hope a lot of you have read the letter posted at the post office saying that postal officials in Colorado have chosen the new location. It is west of the Conoco convenience store/car wash. The location is east of Laming road, and north of the highway about a half-mile. It would be at least a four-mile roundtrip, I’m sure.
Appeals court rules judge too lenient in sentencing
August 10, 2005
The Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday found a Douglas County judge was too lenient when she gave lightened sentences to two men who raped a 13-year-old girl.
Convenience store seeks Sunday sales
August 10, 2005
To sell or not to sell liquor on Sundays — that’s once again a question in Tonganoxie.
Martin Raymond Miller
1916-2005
August 10, 2005
Services for former Leoti resident Martin Raymond Miller, 89, Tonganoxie, will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Aug. 10, 2005, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Leoti. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Burial will be in Leoti Cemetery.
Former teacher opens learning center
August 10, 2005
A former Basehor teacher has opened a learning center near Basehor. Don Haussler, who lives in Kansas City, tutors students, as well as helps students and adults prepare for tests such as the ACT, SAT, GRE and GED.
Obituary: Gladys Allene Hinman
1915-2005
August 10, 2005
Services for Gladys Allene Hinman, 89, Lee’s Summit, Mo., will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Langsford Funeral Home, Lee’s Summit. Burial will be in Lee’s Summit Cemetery.
Obituary: The Rev. John M. Stitz
1927-2005
August 10, 2005
Services for the Rev. John Michael Stitz, 78, Lansing, former parish priest of Corpus Christi Church, Mooney Creek community, Winchester, were Aug. 1, 2005, at Annunciation Chapel, University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth. Burial was in the Corpus Christi Church Cemetery, Mooney Creek, north of Winchester.
Obituary: Edith S. Hoffine
August 10, 2005
Services for Edith Snow Hoffine, 90, Bonner Springs, were Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at Alden-Harrington Funeral home in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Lenape Cemetery near Bonner Springs.
Obituary: Betty L. Barmann-Miller
August 10, 2005
Private graveside services for Betty L. Barmann-Miller, 77, St. Joseph, Mo., were July 28, 2005, at Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph.
Fair in full swing
Events continue through Saturday night
August 10, 2005
Don’t let the Rams T-shirt fool you.
Jury hears witnesses in school lawsuit
August 10, 2005
A trial will continue today over a former Tonganoxie student’s claim that he was sexually discriminated against and, therefore, denied access to an education.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 10, 2005
Nelda measured carefully and bought a pattern that said it was those same measurements.
Tailgate Ranch ripe for annexation in city
Move Hinges on site of turnpike access
August 10, 2005
Tonganoxie has grown in recent years. But that growth would pale in comparison to a possible future annexation.
Postal service selects Laming Road property
August 10, 2005
The U.S. Postal Service has decided that Tonganoxie’s new post office should be constructed near the county annex, at Laming Road and Woodfield Drive.
Council backs County Road 1 interchange
Roberts upset with decision to take discussion behind closed doors
August 10, 2005
A Leavenworth County interchange on the Kansas Turnpike was a hot topic at Monday’s Tonganoxie City Council meeting.
Packard siblings enjoy involvement in county 4-H club
August 10, 2005
Family traditions have been known to take root in the form of 4-H. For the Packards, not only has 4-H become a tradition but so has cooking. Alexandra, also known as Ali, and Max like cooking because it’s something they enjoy doing and sharing with family.
Remember When
A community review
August 10, 2005
A look back from the files of The Mirror.
Home on the ranch
Retired Tonganoxie cowboy reflects
August 10, 2005
Nowadays, people may think of the American cowboy’s life as simplistic, as Hollywood portrays it in movies. But John Smith’s life has been far from simple. On March 15, 1925, the day Smith was born, he began his life on a Texas ranch, and his future as a cowboy, on the 44,000-acre Smith Ranch, between Childress and Wellington, Texas, near the Red River.
Harvey Girls to stage fund-raiser for museum
August 10, 2005
This Saturday, a Tonganoxie “Harvey Girl” will wear her 1890’s-style long black dress and white apron as she serves beverages to diners at “An Evening With the Harvey Girls” in Leavenworth.