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Obituary: Mary Anne Yates
1955-2005
November 2, 2005
Graveside services for Mary Anne Yates, 50, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at Maple Grove Cemetery.
Obituary: Minnie Marie Farmer
1916-2005
November 2, 2005
A memorial service for former Tonganoxie resident Minnie Marie (Stumbaugh-Cooke) Farmer, 89, Sabetha, will be at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 2, 2005, at Sabetha Manor, 1441 Oregon St., Sabetha. Private burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Letter to the editor: Interchange costs too high
November 2, 2005
The proposed turnpike exchange and the addition to the city of more than 2,000 acres at the Tailgate Ranch would be a fiasco for Tonganoxie. We have no infrastructure for such an addition. About 2,000 acres could accommodate 6,000 homes. That could mean 21,000 new citizens. A more conservative estimate of 1,500 homes in five years would mean 3,000 adults — and approximately 2,250 children added to the school system.
Letter to the editor: A veteran’s view
November 2, 2005
After reading in the various newspapers and seeing on almost all major news channels the stories, videos and pictures of Phelps and so many others protesting at military funerals, I had to speak up in outrage and disgust.
Letter to the editor: e-Bay purchases saving money
November 2, 2005
After reading comments concerning Darlyn Hansen’s purchasing items for the school district through “creative and unconventionable” methods, I thought I could clarify some of misconceptions.
Letter to the editor: Thank you from father
November 2, 2005
I would like thank Kelly and the Jeannin family for showing so much love to my son, all of Lucas’ friends for being there for him, the VFW, and town of Tonganoxie for all the love and support you’ve shown to my son.
Letter to the editor: What are you thinking?
November 2, 2005
Vandals, what are you thinking of?
Letter to the editor: What an insult
November 2, 2005
To the editor: On my way to pick up by 6-year-old grandson on Thursday morning, I observed four men on motorcycles with small American flags on the backs of their bikes. My heart sank, as I knew they were in Tonganoxie for the funeral of Lucas Frantz. As I turned on Main Street, I saw the American flags on display. The tears just started falling down my face.
Letter to the editor: Picturing Cpl. Frantz
November 2, 2005
I never had the privilege to meet Cpl. Lucas Frantz personally but I feel we had some things in common, both serving in the Army. Listening to his many friends mention Sept. 11 and what impact it had on his life, I picture Lucas …
Battle of unbeatens to take place Saturday in Silver Lake
November 2, 2005
McLouth hopes it can go where Silver Lake went a year ago — the state title game.
Hayden enters Saturday’s game with 24-game winning streak
November 2, 2005
Tonganoxie played Hayden the closest of any HHS playoff opponent during last year’s Class 4A state football playoffs.
Chieftains, Wildcats to clash at 7 p.m. Saturday
McLouth, Silver Lake will play at same time in Silver Lake
November 2, 2005
After playing an afternoon game last year at Topeka-Hayden in the second round of the playoffs, the two teams will meet at 7 p.m. Saturday in Tonganoxie. School officials announced the kickoff time on Wednesday.
Weller finished 36, Brock 43rd as Chieftains finish year at state
November 2, 2005
Sending two full teams to the state meet in the same year for the first time since 1991, the Tonganoxie High boys and girls cross country teams were eager to have a good showing Saturday at the state meet in Wamego.
Tonganoxie soldier, football player will not be forgotten
November 2, 2005
Sept. 14, 2001. Tonganoxie played Pembroke Hill in a Friday night football game.
Bulldogs 9-0 for first time since 1953
November 2, 2005
Harry Hester dedicated the game ball after Thursday’s 54-0 rout of Maur Hill to his entire team.
THS thwarts Perry’s quest for perfection
November 2, 2005
History did not repeat itself Thursday in Perry.
Newspaper staffers win recognition for work
November 2, 2005
Two members of The Mirror newspaper staff recently were honored for their work.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
November 2, 2005
Oh yes we have men readers and we really appreciate you and your comments.
Chiefs honor McLouth High coach
November 2, 2005
High school teams aren’t the only squads taking notice of McLouth’s breakthrough season.
Taking a ride on the wild side
McLouth teen-aged bull rider works toward career on professional rodeo circuit
November 2, 2005
The wide-brimmed cowboy hat occasionally may leave his head, but it’s likely the hat seldom leaves his heart.
Local channel showcases school events
November 2, 2005
Students at Tonganoxie High School continue to add more shows and information to Channel 26, the local public-access channel.
Teachers, district OK salary pact
November 2, 2005
Tonganoxie teachers and school board members have reached an agreement on teacher salaries.
Tonganoxie school district decides to appeal bullying lawsuit
November 2, 2005
The Tonganoxie school district will appeal a $250,000 jury award to a former student who was harassed by other students.
New Orleans residents appreciative of local help
November 2, 2005
New Orleans city officials were talking about Bill Weatherford and Ben Legler.
Remember When: A Community Review
November 2, 2005
A historical review of area happenings, from the files of The Mirror.
School project $400,000 over budget
November 2, 2005
The school construction project is going to be about $416,724 higher than expected.
Community bids soldier farewell
November 2, 2005
Capt. Heath Hartsock called roll. Hartsock announced the names of two Army soldiers from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, one a sergeant, the other a specialist. Both answered.