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Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 16, 2005
I received this letter:
Planning for festival in full swing
February 16, 2005
Plans already are brewing for this year’s Tonganoxie Days.
Report complete on fatal accident
February 16, 2005
The Kansas Highway Patrol has completed its investigation into a December traffic accident that claimed the life of a Basehor firefighter, but a patrol official said he could not reveal what the report says.
Shouts and Murmurs: Signs of warm, caring community
February 16, 2005
I learned Monday night, that Valentine’s Day is a big day at schools.
St. Patty’s parade scheduled
February 16, 2005
It won’t be long, now, lasses and laddies.
Father enters guilty plea to charges in Lawrence
February 16, 2005
A Missouri man who stabbed his disabled son and left him to die on the Kansas Turnpike pleaded guilty Thursday to later wrecking his car in Lawrence in an attempt to kill himself, his other son and two daughters.
Obituary: Ralph Bert Rector
February 16, 2005
Services for Ralph Bert Rector, 76, Leavenworth were Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Leavenworth, with the Rev. Damian Snyder officiating. Burial was in the Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Obituary: Morgan A. “Peter” Peterson
February 16, 2005
Services for Morgan A. “Pete” Petersen, 71, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005, at the Basehor United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Oibutary: Rodney Louis Kleppe
February 16, 2005
A memorial gathering for Rodney Louis Kleppe, 49, Glendale, Ariz., will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. He was cremated.
Obituary: Nadine Brock
February 16, 2005
Services for Nadine Brock, 86, Linwood, will be at 10 a.m. today, Feb. 16, 2006, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial will follow in Mount Sidney Cemetery, Linwood.
Dreamin’ along
Basehor boy steers himself to sleep each night in his own car bed
February 16, 2005
Some children may put on the brakes when told to go to bed. But not John Herriott, who eagerly hops off to his room at bedtime. That’s because John, who is 7, doesn’t sleep in a traditional bed. The Basehor first-grader sleeps in a car. No, John’s bedroom isn’t in the garage of the Herriott home. But his bed — inside his bedroom — is a real car.
Lansing boys throttle THS in rivalry rematch
February 16, 2005
Earlier this year, the arch-rivals had played two nail-biters — one went to overtime and the other was decided by two points.
Ticket outlets to be available for Community Day at the K
February 16, 2005
Anyone interested in purchasing tickets for Community Day at the K on April 19 at Kauffman Stadium has a few options for ticket outlets.
Dickerson to play for Hutchinson Dragons
February 16, 2005
Joel Dickerson tabbed Hutchison Community College last Wednesday to be his next destination for football.
Lawrence signs with Grizzlies
All-area senior to play at BCCC
February 16, 2005
Kaleb Lawrence will be a Grizzly in the fall.
Elston named coach for Metro Classic
February 16, 2005
Tonganoxie High football coach Mark Elston has been named as an assistant coach for the Metro Classic, which will be played June 16 at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo.
Palmer clinches first KVL title
Chieftains place fifth at league as trail wins on home mats
February 16, 2005
Garrett Palmer climbed to new heights Saturday at Santa Fe Trail.
THS girls pound Lansing, stay perfect in league
February 16, 2005
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team hadn’t played for 10 days when they stepped on the court Friday at Lansing.
Students from area work on University Daily Kansan staff
February 16, 2005
Several students from the Tonganoxie area worked during the fall 2004 semester on the University Daily Kansan news staff at Kansas University.
Remember When: A community review
February 16, 2005
One of ours
Community pulls together to provide support for Albert family
February 16, 2005
In the four weeks since Pat Albert suffered a mid-brain hemorrhage, the community has rallied around him.
Blood drive draws donors of all ages
February 16, 2005
Thomas Bazemore was a ringleader.
Post office officially seeking new site
February 16, 2005
It’s official.
Council chooses new city administrator
February 16, 2005
In about five weeks, Tonganoxie’s new city administrator will be available to go to work.
Hunter’s big game
Determined Chieftain senior on quest for first state wrestling appearance
February 16, 2005
When Hunter Samuels was about 5, he tagged along with his father, Gene, to watch a youth wrestling tournament at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka.