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New EMS director reviewing department
December 21, 2005
The county’s new ambulance service director plans to hit the ground running.
Remember when: A community review
December 21, 2005
Obituary: Daniel Joe Maxwell Jr.
1978-2005
December 21, 2005
Services for Daniel Joe Maxwell Jr., 26, Bonner Springs, were Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery near Basehor.
Obituary: William Dee Jarrett Jr.
1939-2005
December 21, 2005
Services for William Dee Jarrett Jr., 66, Lawrence, were Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Cremation with private inurnment followed.
Preparations under way for road trip
December 21, 2005
In late January, a group of Leavenworth County officials will make a pitch to members of Congress for federal funding to upgrade a county road leading to a new turnpike interchange.
Judge orders school district to pay attorneys fees
December 21, 2005
The Tonganoxie school district suffered another blow last week in an ongoing legal battle over a former student’s claims that other students sexually harassed him.
Obituary: John A. Garrison
1921-2005
December 21, 2005
Services for John A. Garrison, 84, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, Dec. 21, 2005, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Snoopy captures area woman’s heart
December 21, 2005
Pauline Graeber didn’t plan anything special for the recent 40th anniversary showing of “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”
Turnovers costly again for Tonganoxie boys
December 21, 2005
In boys action Friday night, the Chieftains were not as fortunate as the THS girls team.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Holiday cheer as sports take winter break
December 21, 2005
I’m a little bummed these days.
Grapplers finish 12th at Goodland
December 21, 2005
Talk about four hectic days.
Chieftains survive scare
Tonganoxie girls rally for win, remain undefeated
December 21, 2005
The state-ranked Tonganoxie High girls basketball team had its hands full Friday at Bonner Springs.
Once a year, but worth the wait
December 21, 2005
It always amazes me how talented our local youths are. Last week, the Tonganoxie High School vocal music department sponsored its fourth annual Madrigal Feaste. Each year, the medieval-style dinner and musical entertainment is an extraordinary event, especially when considering it’s put on by a small-town high school music department.
Couple hope to breathe new life into former school
December 21, 2005
In its first century, it was a one-room school house, and later an Episcopal church. After a fire all but destroyed the building in the early 1970s, it was used as a barn. But soon the stone landmark at the corner of 198th and Evans Road will take on a new life.
Mother cooks up new way to thank teachers
December 21, 2005
A Tonganoxie parent found an unusual way to send Christmas cheer to teachers and staff at Tonganoxie Elementary School. Amy Lewis prepared a spread of homemade lasagne, salad, rolls and brownies and served the meal to the entire school staff.