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Time to lend thrift shop a hand
November 9, 2005
We have a dilemma in Tonganoxie.
Letter to the editor: Voter apathy
November 9, 2005
Against all predictions and forecasts, it failed. Nearly everyone was shocked and amazed that the USD 458 bond proposal fell short. Informal polling and opinion sampling indicated widespread support for the measure throughout the district. Even those opposed predicted passage. How could it have failed?
Obituary: Paul Nicholson
1929-2005
November 9, 2005
Services for Paul Nicholson, 76, Weatherford, Okla., were Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at the Weatherford First Baptist Church, with Revs. Leroy Boatman and Alberta Helton officiating. Burial was Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Gene Spillman officiating.
Obituary: Ruth G. Moore
1928-2005
November 9, 2005
Services for Ruth G. Moore, 77, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at Basehor United Methodist Church. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Aunt Norie’s sewing column
November 9, 2005
More on feed sacks and safe places.
In His footsteps
Area priest remembers encounter with protesters from Topeka church
November 9, 2005
It’s Sunday afternoon, and a bright sun pounds the stained-glass windows of a small chapel in Kansas City, Kan. The sunshine and the windows combine to produce a rainbow of soft colors that swirl around parishioners at today’s service.
Area couple setting sights on new church
November 9, 2005
An area couple plans to open a new church early next year.
Evangelical Friends Church plans opening
November 9, 2005
Music is a familiar sound at the Tonganoxie Evangelical Friends Church.
Basehor-Linwood voters reject school bond issue
November 9, 2005
The people in the Basehor-Linwood school district have spoken.
Local woman continues quest to outlast tribe on TV show
November 9, 2005
The principal at Tonganoxie High School remembers “Survivor: Guatemala” castaway Brandon Bellinger when Bellinger was in high school.
Remember When
A Community Review
November 9, 2005
A historical review from the files of The Mirror.
Obituary: John Patterson
1928-2005
November 9, 2005
Services for John W. Patterson, 77, rural McLouth, were Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at McLouth Church of the Nazarene. Burial followed in Wild Horse Cemetery in McLouth.
THS actors to stage musical this week
November 9, 2005
The curtain is ready to go up on “Anything Goes.”
State officials question proposal to limit sex offenders’ housing
November 9, 2005
A proposed law banning Kansas sex offenders from living near schools and parks could actually make them more likely to re-offend and harder to supervise, state corrections officials warn.
KVL teams finish soccer seasons with a trip to state quaterfinals
November 9, 2005
The Kaw Valley League’s two playoff teams didn’t advance to the final four in Class 4-3-2-1A last week.
Walker on Missouri Western team that upset No. 5 Washburn football
November 9, 2005
Missouri Western upset No. 5 Washburn on Saturday in St. Joseph, Mo.
Former THS player helps Dodge City upset No. 1 Butler
November 9, 2005
A former Tonganoxie football player was part of a big upset in the junior college ranks last month.
Injured senior excited to take the field
November 9, 2005
Tonganoxie’s Ryan Bennett played during the last two downs of the Nov. 1 playoff game against Bishop Ward at a position he’d never played during his football career.
McLouth High football packs the house
November 9, 2005
The Bulldog Sports Complex in McLouth was the place to be Nov. 1.
Tonganoxie hotbed for playoff atmosphere
November 9, 2005
Fans were grabbing any open patch of green grass to park their vehicles Saturday in Tonganoxie.
Wooden bridge over creek undergoes repairs
November 9, 2005
The old bridge isn’t what it used to be. But locals who use the bridge on Metro Avenue, between 190th and 198th streets will appreciate the repairs.
Out of the playoffs
Kaw, Delaware valley teams knocked out
November 9, 2005
And then there were none.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: An old ballpark, a special statue and a stranger
November 9, 2005
So long, old stadium.
Bridge work near Linwood now complete
November 9, 2005
Traffic along Kansas Highway 32 between the metropolitan area and Lawrence is back to a free flow. As of Thursday, reconstruction of the bridge over Stranger Creek, a $3.12 million project, was complete.
Prosecutor considers charges in area fatality
Crash in August took woman’s life
November 9, 2005
The Leavenworth County attorney is reviewing officers’ reports from an August fatality accident to determine whether to file criminal charges.
Kansas’ high court takes suit on sexual predator
November 9, 2005
It will be the Kansas Supreme Court’s decision whether a notorious sexual predator will be allowed to live in a group home in southern Leavenworth County. Leavenworth County counselor David VanParys said the Supreme Court had taken the case from the Court of Appeals.
Silver Lake’s timely touchdowns doom McLouth
November 9, 2005
McLouth had more rushing yards than Silver Lake.
A day of honor
Tonganoxie veterans groups mark upcoming holiday
November 9, 2005
Friday is Veterans Day. It’s a day to honor veterans. It’s a day to wear “Buddy poppies.” And it’s a day to fly the flag. For Tonganoxie area veterans, it’s also a day to ride in a parade.
Hayden ends THS season
November 9, 2005
Tonganoxie’s defense forced Hayden to punt after the Wildcats’ first possession Saturday at Beatty Field.
Board considers moving fair to July
November 9, 2005
The Leavenworth County Fair Board is exploring the possibility of moving the annual fair to July.