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Letter to the editor: Slow down in school zones
September 7, 2005
I would like to blow off a little steam regarding an issue that should be a concern to all Tonganoxie citizens. However, it seems as if people do not care. I’m referring to the speed limits and the lack of obeying them.
Letter to the editor: Concerns about youth football
September 7, 2005
I am disappointed with the Youth Football Program run in our community by the Parents Association. It seems they are recruiting kids in different ways each year.
T-Bones shatter attendance records
September 7, 2005
Although it ended with the Kansas City T-Bones dropping their final home game of the 2005 season, last weekend proved to be a record-setting occasion at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
Bulldog cross country runs at Jeff West
September 7, 2005
The McLouth High cross country team is off and running in 2005.
Basehor overpowers THS team in second half
September 7, 2005
Derek O’Brien pumped his fists after taking a second shot at the goal in the seventh minute of the second half Thursday against Basehor-Linwood at Chieftain Park.
Weller leads Tonganoxie girl harriers to team title at home quadrangular
September 7, 2005
Christy Weller and her Tonganoxie cross country teammates made themselves comfortable at their new home Thursday.
Lions roar back against THS
September 7, 2005
Tonganoxie’s senior class never had lost to Lansing.
McLouth erupts for eight touchdowns against Horton
September 7, 2005
Joel Gill was the big-play receiver for McLouth on Friday against Horton.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
September 7, 2005
At day’s end, one might say to the little ones, “Time to go climb into bed,” and that’s what they actually have to do — climb onto the bed.
Basehor restaurant owner offering help for victims
September 7, 2005
Eat a hamburger, help the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
Counties unify to send recovery teams south
September 7, 2005
Leavenworth County is involved in a disaster response effort that could send dozens of area public employees to areas ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
School board approves budget
September 7, 2005
Tonganoxie school district patrons will see an 11.32-mill increase in property taxes for the 2005-2006 school year.
Law officers learn from staged accidents
September 7, 2005
The car slammed into the pedestrian at about 30 miles per hour before coming to a screeching halt.
McLouth natives assume ownership of Emporia firm
September 7, 2005
New owners of Emporia’s Fanestil Meats are both McLouth natives. Dan and Janeice Smoots, who had been half-owners of the 63-year-old company since 1997, became full owners in July after buying out their partner.
County to review turnpike access routes
September 7, 2005
Tonganoxie City Administrator Mike Yanez isn’t worried about the possibility of a flood plain along County Road 1 south of Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Dan L. Robinson
1944-2005
September 7, 2005
Services for Dan L. Robinson, 61, Lawrence, were Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Gasoline prices squeeze area residents’ budgets
September 7, 2005
Consumers are feeling the pinch of paying $3 for a gallon of gasoline. And that means more pressure on a local charity.
Obituary: John T. Clark
1939-2005
September 7, 2005
Services for John T. Clark, 66, Oskaloosa, were Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in the National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Woman helps launch local fund drive
September 7, 2005
Marilyn Thompson wanted to help. The 70-year-old Tonganoxie woman said that Thursday was the first time she’d been away from the television last week. It wasn’t the daytime shows she’d been watching — it was the coverage of Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane Katrina relief
Tonganoxie firefighters answer call
September 7, 2005
By Thursday afternoon, their supplies were packed. All that Tonganoxie firefighters Dave Bennett and Joe Peel needed was the word to go.
Jarbalo lay minister drawn to help hurricane victims
September 7, 2005
As Peachez Joles heard more and more details about the horror left in Hurricane Katrina’s wake, she knew she needed to respond.
Remember When: A community review
September 7, 2005
A review from the files of The Mirror.