Archive for Wednesday, May 25, 2005

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Santa Fe Trail, Ward reach state baseball
May 25, 2005
The Kaw Valley League will have two teams in this year’s Class 4A baseball tournament in Salina.
Silver Lake robs MHS of state berth
May 25, 2005
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 25, 2005
Jeans, jeans and more jeans! Was there ever a more favorite garment? In today’s world mom, dad, the kids, even grandma and granddad wear and enjoy their jeans. Not too many years ago jeans were worn only by the men and boys and were made from the rugged, old denim fabric. What a shame, I’ve always thought that those pioneer women, in their long skirts with layers of petticoats, couldn’t have worn jeans and bib overalls.
Remember when: A community review
May 25, 2005
Three Tonganoxie teenagers achieve Eagle Scout rankings
May 25, 2005
Collision kills two teenagers
May 25, 2005
A head-on collision near Leavenworth killed two Leavenworth teenagers and sent a 64-year-old Leavenworth woman to an area hospital.
Letter to the editor: Applause for the ‘Seven Project’
May 25, 2005
I was very surprised when I read the May 11 article in The Mirror on the school district considering policy changes based on the “Seven Project.”
State considers 24-40 highway study
May 25, 2005
Officials last week described an upcoming study of the U.S. Highway 24-40 corridor, specifically between Basehor and Tonganoxie, as a multi-layered process that now is in the preliminary stages.
County’s law enforcement officers honored for work
May 25, 2005
A Tonganoxie police officer was among law enforcement officers from departments throughout Leavenworth County who were honored last week.
Co-workers raising funds for bank teller
May 25, 2005
A teller as popular among customers as any at First State Bank and Trust in Basehor has grown ill and fellow employees are doing what they can to help.
First State Bank earns inaugural community leadership award
May 25, 2005
First State Bank and Trust, Tonganoxie, was recently honored as the first recipient of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka’s Community Leader Award.
Mobile Mexican restaurant now open for business in Tonganoxie
May 25, 2005
It’s a different kind of meals on wheels.
Junior high cake auction nets dollars for area foster homes
May 25, 2005
A Jayhawk cake was a hot commodity Friday at Tonganoxie Junior High School.
Water tower would help pressure problems
May 25, 2005
A water line the city plans to construct will not alleviate the need for a water tower, or water storage tanks, near the new middle school.
Basehor man ordered to jail
May 25, 2005
A judge last week ordered jail time for the Basehor man whose vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian last year outside a fraternity and sorority party at Teepee Junction just north of Lawrence.
Accident sends three teens to hospital
May 25, 2005
Another wreck along U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie sent local residents to the hospital Friday, marking the second time in as many weeks an accident occurred along the busy road.
Obituary: Leona Catherine Hoffman
1918-2005
May 25, 2005
Services for Leona Catherine Hoffman, 87, Brighton, Colo., will be at 10 a.m. today, May 25, 2005, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Denver. Burial will be in Calgary Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Obituary: Maurice Wayne Young
1918-2005
May 25, 2005
Services for Maurice Wayne Young, 87, Basehor, were Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home, Osawatomie. Burial was in Miami Memorial Gardens, Paola.
Obituary: Clinton “Jay” Walker
1961-2005
May 25, 2005
Services for Clinton “Jay” Walker, 44, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, May 21, 2005, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Frances Eugene Frevele
1932-2005
May 25, 2005
Services for Francis Eugene “Gene” Frevele, 72, Pittsburg, Kan., were Friday, May 20, 2005, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Pittsburg with the Rev. Thomas Stroot officiating.
Pistora’s throw ranks as one of top in nation
May 25, 2005
Ali Pistora isn’t just the top Kansas javelin thrower heading into the state meet Friday in Wichita.
Chieftains land several in state meet
THS girls take third as team; boys to send Guthrie, relays to Wichita
May 25, 2005
Amber Sanborn nearly injured her coach during the long jump Friday at regionals in Tonganoxie.
Our view: This weekend offers a chance for thanks
May 25, 2005
How do you say thank you to someone who is willing to put their life on the line for you?
Debate continues over price of land
May 25, 2005
The ball soon will be back in the school district’s court.
Holy Angels Cemetery gets new wings
May 25, 2005
Three trees at Holy Angels Cemetery have taken on a new life.
Vietnam vet ponders holiday’s meaning
May 25, 2005
The attacks began at nightfall. In the jungles of Vietnam, everything blended together in the darkness. But the infantry unit knew the North Vietnamese were close. Norm Jepson, who lives in Tonganoxie, though trained as a radio operator, was working that night as a gunner. It was May 12, 1969, on the Ho Chi Minh Trail near the Cambodian border.
Federal program paves way for trail
Path to run from downtown to park
May 25, 2005
Dust off your bicycle and lace up your walking shoes.
Pleasant Ridge ends MHS year
May 25, 2005
McLouth has been no stranger to close ball games this season.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Beware of the dark side as summer approaches
May 25, 2005
With much anticipation, I attended one of the first showings of the final Star Wars movie early, very early, Thursday morning in Overland Park.
Shouts and Murmurs: Graduates achieve their goals
May 25, 2005
My husband read a news article yesterday that said women who are better educated tend to sleep better.