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Tonganoxie post office still on hold
Groundwork now under way on new post office for Basehor
December 14, 2005
In a few months, for the first time in more than four decades, the Basehor Post Office will have a new address.
A new star shines in Tonganoxie
December 14, 2005
A star for Tonganoxie.
Local man resentenced for role in rape
December 14, 2005
Two men originally given 60 days in jail for the statutory rape of an intoxicated 13-year-old Lawrence girl were ordered to prison last week.
The glow of giving
Restaurant helps proivde aid through Community Christmas Tree
December 14, 2005
Once again, Bichelmeyer’s Steakhouse glows with the lights of the Community Christmas Tree.
Obituary: Marshall E. Harris
1913-2005
December 14, 2005
Funeral services for Marshall E. Harris, 92, Tonganoxie, were Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, at Meyers Family Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Rick L. Coffey
1961-2005
December 14, 2005
Services for Rick L. Coffey, 44, McLouth, were Monday at St. Joseph of the Valley Catholic Church, 31151 207th St. Burial was in Mount Olivet Cemetery, behind the church.
Obituary: Nancy Mae Bowen
December 14, 2005
Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 9, 2005 for Nancy Mae Bowen, 71, McLouth. She died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, at Brandon Woods Nursing Facility in Lawrence.
Local bioscience group working to set organizational structure
December 14, 2005
A group that hopes to attract bioscience companies to Tonganoxie is taking a step toward more formal organization.
Council divided over administrator’s authority
December 14, 2005
When it comes to personnel issues, at what point do the Tonganoxie city administrator’s powers stop and the city council members’ begin?
Valley Falls overpowers MHS girls at DVL
December 14, 2005
Valley Falls prevented the McLouth High girls basketball team from climbing to .500 before the winter break.
Early deficit dooms McLouth; team falls to 2-2 on year
December 14, 2005
The McLouth boys basketball team couldn’t overcome a rough first quarter against Horton on Friday in the Delaware Valley League Tournament at Benedictine College in Atchison.
McCarty selected for academic award
December 14, 2005
Luke McCarty, a Tonganoxie graduate now playing football at Missouri Southern, was named to the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll for the fall season.
Ferris places eighth at Eudora Tournament
December 14, 2005
Johnathan Ferris was Tonganoxie’s only placer at last Saturday’s Eudora Tournament.
THS principal lobbies for move to new schedule
December 14, 2005
A larger high school campus means more travel time for students who must move from one building to the other between classes.
Members celebrate 113-year-old church’s reopening
December 14, 2005
Sunday morning dawned anew for the Tonganoxie Evangelical Friends Church. The church, which marked its grand opening celebration, was home to about a dozen worshippers Sunday morning.
THS tops Metro Academy for title
Chieftain girls win first Central Heights Tournament title, improve to 4-0 on season
December 14, 2005
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team did something that last year’s state team could not do — win the Central Heights Tournament.
Family, friends revel in Boatwright’s victory
December 14, 2005
Bichelmeyer’s Steakhouse in Tonganoxie resembled the host for an NCAA Final Four party, with Kansas University as one of the teams vying for the title. In reality, it was the site for the Survivor Final Four. And instead of KU, the fans were rooting for Tonganoxie’s Danni Boatwright.
Like a million dollars’
Tonganoxie woman wins Survivor reality TV show
December 14, 2005
A million dollars definitely trumps a crown and a bouquet of flowers any day. Tonganoxie’s Danni Boatwright was voted the sole survivor on “Survivor: Guatemala” Sunday on CBS, a title that gave her $1 million and a new Pontiac Torrent.
THS boys lose nail-biters at Central Heights tourney
December 14, 2005
The Tonganoxie High boys basketball team still is searching for victory No. 1 this season.
Remember when: A community review
December 14, 2005
Survivor mania hits sports land
December 14, 2005
After making it to the final two contestants on “Survivor: Guatemala,” Tonganoxie resident Danni Boatwright was ready for her time in South America to be done once she made it to the final two Survivors in Guatemala. After she and Stephenie LaGrossa answered questions from a jury of their peers — Survivor contestants who already had been voted off the show — they were finished with their time in Guatemala.