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THS baseball: New coach calls job ‘a perfect fit’
June 29, 2005
A longtime baseball coach from Topeka will replace a longtime coach at Tonganoxie.
Outlaws clinch tourney crown
June 29, 2005
The KHC Outlaws earned their first tournament title last weekend at the Last Blast Tournament at the Cottonwood Baseball Complex in Lenexa.
Heim recognized as Hy-Vee Scholar-Athlete of the Year
June 29, 2005
Addie Heim returned home Monday morning from a family vacation in California, where she’d spent some time on movie sets at Universal Studios and rides in Disneyland.
Tonganoxie No. 2 team seeks first victory
June 29, 2005
Pat Bailey thinks his team is making strides on the baseball field.
County’s new planner focuses on development
June 29, 2005
It didn’t take Leavenworth County native Chris Dunn long to realize his home has seen drastic change in recent years. One look at the number of residential and commercial developments in progress throughout the county told him as much.
Letters to the editor: Post office move, Library conversion
June 29, 2005
Our view: Time to speak out about post office site
June 29, 2005
The U.S. Postal Service has narrowed its focus to four sites it deems feasible for construction of a new post office in Tonganoxie.
Local retail center for sale
June 29, 2005
A Tonganoxie retail center is on the market.
No one hurt in 3-vehicle crash
June 29, 2005
A three-vehicle collision occurred late Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 24-40 just north of the Leavenworth/Douglas county line.
Car high centers on Granite Street rock
June 29, 2005
It only could happen on Granite Street.
School board decides on insurance bid
June 29, 2005
At a special school board meeting held Thursday afternoon, Tonganoxie board members voted 4-0 to accept an insurance bid from an Overland Park firm, Hawkeye Security.
Obituary: John White
1951-2005
June 29, 2005
Memorial services for John White, 54, Sand Springs, Okla., were Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Moore’s Southlawn Funeral Chapel in Tulsa.
Obituary: Eunice L. Schenck
1912-2005
June 29, 2005
Services for Eunice L. Schenck, 92, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, June 29, 2005, at Oakland Christian Church in Topeka. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Dorothy M. Boyle
1917-2005
June 29, 2005
Services for Dorothy M. Boyle, 88, McLouth, were Monday, June 27, 2005, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Cremation is planned.
Community theater takes stage next week
June 29, 2005
The Tonganoxie Community Theater once again is in action and preparing for its summer production, “The Good Doctor” by Neil Simon. The well-known sketch comedy will be showing at 7 p.m. July 8 and 9 in the Tonganoxie High School music room.
Downtown trees ready for trimming
June 29, 2005
Sandy Lenahan appreciates the downtown trees, but would like the city to take better care of them.
Family doctor marks 50th year
June 29, 2005
It’s been 50 years since a 27-year-old, red-haired father of three walked the several blocks from the Tonganoxie bus station to his newly rented home — and started work the following day as Tonganoxie’s newest physician.
Judge orders school bullying suit to trial
June 29, 2005
A U.S. District Court judge on Friday rejected the Tonganoxie school district’s attempt to throw out a lawsuit brought by a former student, alleging other students sexually harassed him to the point that he left school three months into his junior year.
Remember when: a community review
June 29, 2005
T-Bones battle St. Paul for first place
June 29, 2005
The battle for the top spot in the Northern League’s South Division started Monday at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
On guard
Tonganoxie youth learning ropes of unique and demanding sport
June 29, 2005
Like many young boys did and still do, Stephen Woolf imitated sword fights by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Fourth Street road construction continues
June 29, 2005
Residents will have to wait another few weeks before they can drive down a wider Fourth Street from the stretch east of the fire station to the Tonganoxie Creek bridge.
Shouts and Murmurs: Summertime fun in Tonganoxie
June 29, 2005
Summer is a good time to get out and see all that Tonganoxie has to offer.