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Norris makes run for Pitt State
May 18, 2005
Former Tonganoxie High runner Kyle Norris will be running at the NCAA Division II level next season.
Letter to the editor: Students have rights
May 18, 2005
Throughout my life, I’ve gotten along with people and tried to avoid confrontation.
Letter to the editor: Choices are available
May 18, 2005
I am curious about the article written about the Seven Project that was held April 6 at the junior and senior high schools.
Letter to the editor: Better communication
May 18, 2005
I feel compelled to provide some clarification regarding the perceived controversy surrounding the Seven Project, which was held on April 6. Having attended both the all-school assembly at the high school and the evening assembly held at the junior high school, I can speak with accuracy to what transpired at both. For those of us who believe that the Bible is the absolute truth, what I experienced during the evening assembly was in fact pleasing to God and yes, doors were opened and lines were crossed.
Members of THS Class of 2005 earn scholarships, awards
May 18, 2005
These scholarships and awards were earned by members of the Tonganoxie High School Class of 2005.
2005 Tonganoxie graduate lands ROTC scholarship
May 18, 2005
Jake McGhee has his sights set on college.
Fort Leavenworth fares well in base-closing recommendations
May 18, 2005
Fort Leavenworth would see a net gain of 217 jobs and an estimated $65 million in new construction if the Defense Department’s recommendations to the Base Alignment and Closure Commission are accepted.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 18, 2005
I’m just like my Mom now,” Terri Garrison said the other day. “But as I grew up, often it was: ‘No we’re not buying that, look how it’s put together.’ Maybe it was the plaids didn’t match, it was off grain, the seams weren’t right, or something.
Chieftain golf team makes final swing of 2005 season
May 18, 2005
Monday’s regional golf meet in Atchison had a big-time atmosphere.
Nitzsche selects KCKCC for sports
May 18, 2005
Emily Nitzsche won’t be just a one-sport athlete at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Mitchell signs on with MNU
May 18, 2005
It turns out Sam Mitchell and Zach Ditty likely didn’t play their last football game together last fall against Hayden in the Class 4A state football playoffs.
Best wishes to all new THS graduates
May 18, 2005
They’re on their way.
Obituary: Mabel Jean Quinlan
1929-2005
May 18, 2005
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mabel Jean Quinlan, 75, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2005, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1229 Vermont St., Lawrence. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Coffeyville.
Obituary: James O. Combs Jr.
1929-2005
May 18, 2005
James O. Combs Jr., 75, Easton, died Saturday, May 14, 2005, at Country Care of Easton. He as born Nov. 6, 1929, in Fairfax, Mo., the son of James O. Sr. and Bernice Marie (Gupser) Combs.
Obituary: Thurlow E. Mongold
1930-2005
May 18, 2005
Services for Thurlow E. Mongold, 75, Leavenworth, will be at 1:30 p.m. today, May 18, 2005, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home, 4701 10th Ave., Leavenworth. Burial with military honors will be in Leaven-worth National Cemetery.
Costly miscues doom Tonganoxie softball
May 18, 2005
Tonganoxie logged a convincing doubleheader sweep of Perry-Lecompton earlier in the season.
Big fish
Local fisherman lands record-setting grass carp at area pond
May 18, 2005
When Andrew Miller stretches out his arms to describe how big his prize catch was, it’s no exaggeration.
New slide at pool expected to drive up attendance
May 18, 2005
Get ready local swimmers.
Late rallies advance Bulldogs
May 18, 2005
McLouth managed the final chuckle Monday against Maur Hill-Mount Academy in a Class 3A baseball regional at Oskaloosa.
Mill Valley runs past Chieftains at league
May 18, 2005
The Tonganoxie girls track team blew past Lansing and Perry-Lecompton at the Kaw Valley League meet Thursday at Mill Valley, tallying more than the two other teams scored combined.
Forensics team tops at state
May 18, 2005
For Tonganoxie High School forensics students, this year’s success was as sweet as usual.
Eudora crashes Tonganoxie upset bid
May 18, 2005
Tonganoxie again was near-perfect at playing Cinderella to Eudora.
Remember when: A community review
May 18, 2005
(Picture) In honor of the 50th anniversary of the end of the second world war in Europe, Jean Neibarger recounted his experiences as an infantryman during the invasion of Normandy. Neibarger was on a boat in the English Channel for three days before the invasion took place. Then, on June 6, 1944, at 6:18 a.m. Neibarger was part of the third wave of troops that landed on Utah Beach. (Neibarger was seriously injured on June 12 and was shipped back to England, where he spent four or five months in the hospital before being sent back to the states on a hospital ship.) Fifty years after the event, Neibarger says he would still go to fight for his country if need be.
Letter to the editor: Minister provides information
May 18, 2005
This letter is intended to clarify misleading and incorrect statements in the May 11 “School District’s Review of Policies” article.
VFW honors students for writing essays
May 18, 2005
Editor’s note: Tonganoxie High School Jeff DeMaranville took first place in the Tonganoxie Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Voice of Democracy essay contest. Here is his essay.
A budding builder
Tonganoxie 10-year-old wins national Lego competition
May 18, 2005
A Tonganoxie boy may have what it takes to be a builder.
Class of 2005 celebrates graduation
May 18, 2005
STORY AND PHOTO GALLERY Andrew Eveland dressed as if he were in the Class of 1975, rather than the Class of 2005 during Saturday’s commencement exercises at Tonganoxie’s Beatty Field.