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Wrestlers have end-of-season bash
March 30, 2005
Scooter received a skateboard and Coach Goebel was presented with some old shoes at the Tonganoxie High wrestling banquet Monday at the Kemp residence south of Tonganoxie.
Jarbalo Jottings
March 30, 2005
Laura, due to take a long bus trip, knowing she’d be sleeping for a while, came up with a neat little hide away pocket for valuables, credit cards, cash, etc.
Firefighters to test hydrants
Chief says residents may notice change in water
March 30, 2005
During the next few weeks, Tonganoxie firefighters will be testing the more than 200 fire hydrants throughout town.
City council members tackle few matters at brief meeting
March 30, 2005
In one of the shortest Tonganoxie City Council meetings in several years, council members on Monday approved a new library board member and accepted sanitary sewers in Eagle Valley subdivision.
Work under way on townhomes
March 30, 2005
A piece of land that was the focus of lengthy debates at Tonganoxie City Council meetings last year now is being developed.
McLouth athlete named at all-DVL basketball
March 30, 2005
Kevin Stewart recently was named to the all-Delaware Valley League basketball team.
Obituary: Opal L. Lambert
1917-2005
March 30, 2005
Graveside services for Opal L. Lambert, 87, Fredonia, were held Friday, March 25, 2005, at Weakley Cemetery with the Rev. Dave Cheshier officiating.
Obituary: Glen Dunn Cooper
1932-2005
March 30, 2005
Services for Glen Dunn Cooper, 72, Blackwell, Okla., were Friday, March 25, 2005, at the First Free Will Baptist Church, Blackwell, Okla., with the Rev. Kevin Bookout officiating. Burial was in the Blackwell Cemetery.
Chinstraps and mouthpieces: Another glance at signs
March 30, 2005
A better story was hiding in last week’s column.
KC ticket sales to end Tuesday
March 30, 2005
The deadline is approaching.
Local voters heading to polls on Tuesday
March 30, 2005
On Tuesday, voters will head to the polls to elect city council and school board members — and to decide whether to extend the countywide one-cent sales tax for another 10 years.
City still testing new sewer plant
March 30, 2005
A progress meeting at Tonganoxie’s new wastewater treatment facility showed that the facility addition — near the existing plant at 1536 E. Fourth St. — still is a while from being completely up and running.
THS Chieftains land three for all-league
Heim, Pistora, Weller on KVL squad
March 30, 2005
Tonganoxie had three selections in this year’s all-Kaw Valley League girls basketball team.
Too often, drivers ignore school bus laws
March 30, 2005
Denise Baker saw the stop sign pop out from the school bus, its lights flashing.
Grants give boost to McLouth clinic
March 30, 2005
When the Kansas Depart-ment of Health and Environ-ment sent Ce Ce Noll an e-mail about funding for diabetes care, she jumped at the chance to secure one of the grants.
From country music to poetry readings, Tonganoxie’s humming
March 30, 2005
From poetry readings to country music to karaoke, Tonganoxie’s nightlife is becoming livelier all the time.
School finance a hot topic at forum
March 30, 2005
One of the hottest topics these days in the Legislature is school finance.
Basehor man hurt in accident
March 30, 2005
As of Tuesday afternoon, the University of Kansas Hospital had no condition report on a Basehor man who was transported their after being injured about 1 p.m. Monday on Kansas Avenue near Interstate-70.
After months of hard work, THS graduate off to pageant
March 30, 2005
The opening days of spring have been a flurry of activity for Rachel Saunders. The Kansas University junior has spent recent weeks trying on dresses, eating “rabbit food” and jogging upwards of five miles a day. The goal: To be crowned Miss USA next month.
Rodeo on the road
March 30, 2005
For Miss Exacto, the birth came easily. Six days ahead of schedule, on March 16, she delivered a 70-pound heifer. Both mother and daughter, it’s reported, are doing well. For Tonganoxie teen Courtenay DeHoff, this is good news. Miss Exacto is a national prizewinner, and it’s possible her offspring will be stellar, as well.
Accident report: Deputy ‘confused’ about location
March 30, 2005
Shortly after his patrol car collided Dec. 29, 2004, with a vehicle driven by a Basehor firefighter, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department deputy Robert L. Peterman told an investigator from the Kansas Highway Patrol that he was “confused about which road to turn on.”
Candidate Q and A: City Council
March 30, 2005
Remember when: A community review
March 30, 2005
Norris snags gold medal at national juco track meet
March 30, 2005
Kyle Norris couldn’t quite attain a gold medal at the State Track and Field Championships in Wichita when he ran for Tonganoxie High.
Debbie K and the NCAA
Krivjansky once worked at national offices in Kansas City
March 30, 2005
Don’t ask Debbie Krivjansky to fill out an NCAA Tournament bracket. She’s loves watching the tournament, but she never gets involved in predicting winners or putting a few bucks into an office pool.
Letters to the editor
No need for tax extension; Against marriage amendment; Defining democracy
March 30, 2005
Candidate Q and A: Tonganoxie school board
March 30, 2005