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Tonganoxie man faces charges folowing Basehor police chase
November 30, 2005
A case against a Tonganoxie man who allegedly led Basehor police on a high-speed chase last month soon will move to Leavenworth County District Court.
Couple guilty of stealing $400,000
November 30, 2005
A Jefferson County man and his wife have been found guilty of theft for stealing his grandmother’s life savings over more than three years.
Council sets meeting on pay plan
November 30, 2005
Tonganoxie City Council member Velda Roberts wants to further discuss the city’s pay plan.
Survivor vote sends Boatwright’s original tribal teammate packing
November 30, 2005
The former NFL quarterback was down to one last Hail Mary pass on last week’s episode of “Survivor: Guatemala.”
Once again, new Miss Kansas USA hails from Leavenworth County
November 30, 2005
For a second year in a row, Miss Kansas USA is from Leavenworth County.
McLouth woman who helped after Katrina would consider going back
November 30, 2005
Editor’s note: McLouth resident Nancy Smelser traveled in September and October to the Gulf coast, where she worked as an American Red Cross volunteer. Here is her report.
County fair likely won’t move to July
November 30, 2005
It appears the Leavenworth County Fair won’t move to July.
District seeking applicants for board
Rick Lamb’s seat still vacant
November 30, 2005
Tonganoxie’s growth has caused a hitch in finding a school board member to replace the Rev. Rick Lamb, who left the board in May.
Obituary: Harley Clayton Gfeller
1921-2005
November 30, 2005
Services for Harley Clayton Gfeller, 84, Russell, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Russell. Private burial will be later in Russell City Cemetery.
Obituary: Bonnidell Herring Senn
1924-2005
November 30, 2005
Services for Bonnidell Herring Senn, 81, rural Valley Falls, were Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, at Penwell-Gabel Parker-Price Chapel, Topeka. Burial was in Valley Falls Cemetery.
Obituary: Lenora D. Quackenbush
1920-2005
November 30, 2005
Graveside services for Lenora D. Quackenbush, 84, Leavenworth, were Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at Leavenworth National Cemetery, with the Rev. Craig Scheidecker officiating.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
November 30, 2005
Thanksgiving has come and gone. No way could I (most of us) even begin to list and count the many things we have to be thankful for.
THS, McLouth teams open basketball, wrestling seasons
November 30, 2005
Roll out the wrestling mats and air up the basketballs — the winter sports season is about to begin.
Chinstraps and mouthpieces: Bowl game would be big for KU
November 30, 2005
6-5. It’s a football record that might not mean much to programs such as Southern Cal, Ohio State or Texas, but it’s a mark that has Lawrence buzzing right now.
Former THS soccer standouts help college team win nationals
November 30, 2005
For Dustin Schultz, his 2003 and 2004 collegiate soccer seasons ended with heartbreak.
A league of their own
November 30, 2005
Now that the fall sports seasons are complete, Tonganoxie athletes are being recognized for their efforts.
McLouth Church of the Nazarene starts up new daycare
November 30, 2005
Buying a building to open a church-operated daycare is a leap of faith, says McLouth minister David Showalter.
Church’s after-school program fills niche
November 30, 2005
Kate Ebbert and Dillon Hubbard were just two of the children who colored on Christmas stockings and hung them on the bulletin board. Each day after school, Kate and Dillon attend Fun Quest, an after-school program at the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church.
District, city to share costs of water line
November 30, 2005
Tonganoxie City Council member Ron Cranor agreed Monday that the city would pay for a portion of a water line project at the middle school site on Washington Street.
Family members hope for arrest in murder
Police remain hopeful about case
November 30, 2005
The first grandchild of the late Robin Bell is due three months from now, and if Bell were here today, she’d be relieved to know that doctors proclaim the baby boy is healthy.
County switching to voting machines
November 30, 2005
In next August’s primary election, Leavenworth County voters will use touch-screens to cast ballots, instead of pencils and paper.
Publisher’s memo: Remaining steadfast in support of troops
November 30, 2005
The holiday season is upon us. If there’s any doubt in your mind, just check the catalogs that are flooding your mailbox and the commercials that are flooding the airwaves. It’s truly incredible.
Sunflower Broadband now offering voice-activated search capability
November 30, 2005
Sunflower Broadband, which provides cable television, high-speed Internet and telephone services in Tonganoxie, is offering a new voice-activated feature for digital cable subscribers.
Kansas porcupine sightings rare, but real
November 30, 2005
Kirk Sours wondered why the steer turned his head sideways to eat at the feed bunk.
Remember when: A community review
November 30, 2005
Autumn in the shape of an acorn
November 30, 2005
Walking into the trees, a bucket of acorns in one hand, a shovel in the other, I stop to unzip my jacket. Overhead the cool wind whistles through the tops of the bare trees. But below, where the trees thrust from the earth, the autumn air breathed still and warm.