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Letter to the editor: Let the sales tax expire
February 9, 2005
The Justice Center is built and paid for. Give the people a little break and let the 1 percent sales tax die.
Eudora city administrator tabbed for Tonganoxie job
Official action on appointment expected Monday night
February 9, 2005
Eudora City Administrator Mike Yanez announced Wednesday that he will resign from his position with the city of Eudora to pursue a similar position with the city of Tonganoxie.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 9, 2005
We all have or know someone who has someone over in Iraq, so I’m sure this little poem I share with you today will touch many hearts. Mary Patty (my little sister) wrote this and sent it to her grandson, David, who was right in the middle of heavy fighting at the time.
Remember when: A community review
February 9, 2005
Teen Cafe needs games for Saturday festivities
February 9, 2005
The Tonganoxie Public Library director is looking for a few good games.
Jeannin signs with Ottawa to play volleyball
February 9, 2005
Laura Jeannin had thoughts of following her sister to Johnson County Community College.
THS senior named ‘Scholar Athlete’
February 9, 2005
Kirk Rodell recently was named Scholar Athlete of the Month by Sunflower Broadband’s Channel 6.
THS readies for barn-burner at Lansing
February 9, 2005
The final installment of the rivalry series will begin about 7:30 p.m. Friday in Lansing.
McLouth teams victorious against Seabury Academy
February 9, 2005
A visit from Lawrence’s Seabury Academy gave McLouth teams something they’ve been searching for all season — a victory.
Kaw Valley League meet on tap next at Santa Fe Trail
February 9, 2005
Ross Starcher will have an opportunity to avenge two of his three losses this year. Starcher and his fellow Tonganoxie wrestlers will compete in the Kaw Valley League tournament on Saturday at Santa Fe Trail near Carbondale.
Substate brackets taking shape
Tonganoxie girls currently hold top seed; boys fighting for position around No. 5, No. 6 slots
February 9, 2005
The Tonganoxie High girls team finds itself in a familiar scenario heading into substate: The Chieftains have an impressive record, but so do three other teams.
Breuer steps down as manager of bank’s new Basehor office
February 9, 2005
Debbie Breuer has resigned duties as branch manager of Community National Bank in Basehor, but will remain as a company executive. Effective this month, Breuer’s work will be focused on business development and marketing, two areas she’s thrilled to be involved with.
Bill clears up questions over power of attorney
Impetus for action stems from Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service case
February 9, 2005
A proposed bill, based on a medical case arising in Basehor last year, soon could be passed into law by the Kansas Legislature and would require emergency medical attendants to honor durable power of attorney documents.
Marriage amendment divides area legislators
February 9, 2005
Leavenworth County’s delegation to the Kansas House of Representatives was divided in its vote last week on a proposed constitutional amendment that would outlaw same-sex marriages in Kansas.
Affordable health care, prescription drug costs rank high with Sebelius
February 9, 2005
School funding, although a top priority for Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, isn’t the only issue on the governor’s plate.
Hearing set on 24-40 interchange
February 9, 2005
The Kansas Department of Transportation will host a public hearing later this month to update area residents on the progress of a $43.1 million project to replace the Kansas Highway 7 and U.S. Highway 24-40 interchange.
Junior high student again spells way to championship
February 9, 2005
An appearance at the state spelling bee is getting to be old hat for a Fort Leavenworth junior high school student.
Here’s a spring forecast to love
Tonganoxie Phil calls for the end to 2005 winter
February 9, 2005
Unlike his counterpart in Punxsutawney, Pa., when Phil Stevens opens his door on Feb. 2, he isn’t greeted by thousands of cheering spectators.
Obituary: Edward J. Meinke
February 9, 2005
Services for Edward J. Meinke, 72, Conway, Ark., were Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Conway. Entombment was at Crestlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Conway.
Obituary: John G. “Jerry” Kenney
February 9, 2005
Mass of Christian Burial for John G. “Jerry” Kenney, 68, Leavenworth, were Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s Immanuel/Holy Ghost Chapel in Leavenworth. Burial was in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Obituary: Frankie E. Brune
February 9, 2005
Services for Frankie E. Brune, 89, Leavenworth, were Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Back from Iraq
Tonganoxie Police Chief Ken Carpenter leaves active duty
February 9, 2005
Army Sgt. Major Ken Carpenter has returned to Tonganoxie — again.
Snowbirds pack vacation days with volunteerism
February 9, 2005
Chances are, everyone knows a snowbird.
Times change but love endures
February 9, 2005
There are plenty of ways to say I love you. So, with Valentines Day just around the corner, The Mirror decided to take a look at what area men are planning for their sweethearts.
Tonganoxie games cancelled
February 9, 2005
Tuesday’s games between Tonganoxie and Santa Fe Trail boys and girls teams have been postponed because of inclement weather.
Baseball teams required to sell more tickets for Royals game
February 9, 2005
Thinking spring isn’t on many sports fans’ minds right now.
Governor: Legislature must work on school finance
February 9, 2005
Funding of Kansas public schools is front and center on the mind of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, a point she made in a speech during the Lansing Education Foundation breakfast last week.
Doctors report several flu cases
February 9, 2005
Tonganoxie physicians are reporting a rise in the number of their patients complaining of respiratory problems.