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Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 4, 2005
I promised a young lady the other day that I would put this in my column. She clips them out and she said “I understand, I think, what you’re saying, but if I have it written down and can follow it step by step…”
Topeka-based lumber company decides to build near 173rd Street
May 4, 2005
After a change of location, Schmidt Lumber is ready to move into Leavenworth County.
Tonganoxie man wounded while serving in Iraqi war
May 4, 2005
So why does a young man from Tonganoxie, in the prime of life and gainfully employed, decide to make a career change and go to work for the First Marine Division, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment in Ar Ramadi, Iraq?
Bouquet from radio station surprises Tonganoxie secretary
May 4, 2005
Diana Jacobs is a terrific secretary.
Tonganoxie grad snags national debate title
May 4, 2005
John Bretthauer’s thrilled with his second national win in college debate.
Man arrested after entering county home
Sheriff’s officer searching for gun man apparently had in his vehicle
May 4, 2005
An Oklahoma man was taken into custody Monday night in Tonganoxie, after he entered a home on Parallel Road.
Obituary: Joyce Ann Williams
May 4, 2005
Services for Joyce Ann Williams, 72, Lawrence, were Tuesday, May 3, 2005, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence. Burial with military honors was in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Obituary: Daryl Eugene Parker Sr.
May 4, 2005
Memorial services for Daryl Eugene Parker Sr., 50, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2005, at Victory Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Private inurnment will be in the National Cemetery in Leavenworth.
Construction to start soon on housing development
May 4, 2005
Cheryl Coonrod is excited about work toward a new Tonganoxie housing development for low-income senior citizens.
Friends of note’ meet at senior penpal tea
May 4, 2005
Dylan Yates visited with his senior pen pal Cathy Neff as if the two were old friends.
Frost’s fury
Topography played hand in determining
May 4, 2005
The Tonganoxie area’s not quite free from the threat of cold north winds.
Bogus bills detected at store
May 4, 2005
Counterfeit bills are being passed off at a Tonganoxie convenience store.
Sentencing scheduled for youth accused of burglary in county
May 4, 2005
A 17-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man will be sentenced May 23 in Wyandotte County District Court on charges against him in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.
THS baseball splits with Perry
May 4, 2005
The Tonganoxie High baseball played its best when the Chieftains were wearing their rally caps.
Smith leads golfers at Atchison invite
May 4, 2005
Chris Smith put together his best performance of the season last week at the Atchison Invitational, taking 11th overall with an 89 as Tonganoxie finished seventh with a score of 372. Atchison won the golf tournament with a 345, while Basehor-Linwood was second (351), Maur Hill third (363) and Lansing fourth (364).
Kingdom of Heaven’ launches successful crusade
(R) ***
May 4, 2005
Perhaps the only way for a Hollywood film to diplomatically depict a conflict between Christians and Muslims is by setting the story nearly 1,000 years ago. “Kingdom of Heaven” is about as “fair and balanced” in this respect as one should expect from a post-9/11 release.
Remember when: A community review
May 4, 2005
Restaurant owner hopes to use church to manufacture sauce
Planning board to consider plans Thursday
May 4, 2005
Daniel Hipsher has cooked up a new use for the former Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Lansing lawmaker earns recognition from biotech group
May 4, 2005
A national group that promotes biosciences has honored state Rep. Kenny Wilk for his commitment to advancement of the burgeoning industry.
Public works director leaves job
May 4, 2005
County commissioners now must replace two new department heads — one to oversee planning and zoning, and another to handle public works issues.
Exchange students take first-hand look at USA
May 4, 2005
Each year, a handful of foreign-exchange students enroll at Tonganoxie High School.
One last trip to Grandma’s house
May 4, 2005
The heavy front door swung open with a creak, and though little looked the same, everything was magnificently much the same. The rooms were bare, but my memory was vivid, enhanced by the sweet smell of old wood that still permeated the house.
Chieftain softball shines in limelight of Channel 6 area game of the week
May 4, 2005
A televised game, a new bat and a hard practice the previous day.
Mill Valley, Gardner master field at GEHS Trailblazer Invitational
May 4, 2005
Thank goodness for May.
K-State alley cat
Tonganoxie Jones rolls past competition
May 4, 2005
Robin Jones bowled perfection earlier this year at Royal Crest Lanes in Lawrence.