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More traffic taking a toll
April 5, 2006
This time of year, it’s not all that difficult to make a milkshake. Just put a little milk and ice cream in a jar, close the lid and drive down a gravel road.
Remember When: A community review
April 5, 2006
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
April 5, 2006
Stop! Look! Listen!
Sheriff touts benefits of expanding jail to include kitchen
April 5, 2006
A proposed expansion of the Leavenworth County Jail will protect an existing revenue stream and ensure there’s available space in the future, jail officials say, but final plans and approval remain locked up.
Bonner Springs spoils coach’s debut at THS
April 5, 2006
Tonganoxie had an answer for every Bonner Springs run through five innings.
Board looks to replace hoops coach at McLouth
April 5, 2006
McLouth High is looking for a new boys basketball coach.
Sims nabs first at Sunflower Hills
April 5, 2006
On an ideal spring day, Tonganoxie opened its season in impressive fashion Saturday at Sunflower Hills Golf Course near Bonner Springs.
Council decides against stipend
April 5, 2006
City council members opted not to grant themselves a monthly stipend at their last meeting.
4-H’er offers to take Easter photos
April 5, 2006
A Leavenworth County 4-H’er has devised a leadership project that will benefit the annual fair.
Tae kwon do students shine again
April 5, 2006
Tonganoxie Martial Arts instructor Rex Hutton’s students continue to bring home trophies from tae kwon do tournaments.
Our view — THS project: What about those offices?
April 5, 2006
Construction at Tonganoxie High School is in full swing, thanks to voters’ approval in November 2004 of a $25.3 million bond issue.
Accident victim still in hospital
April 5, 2006
Shadoe Barton remains in the intensive care unit at the University of Kansas Hospital, but her health has greatly improved in the last week, her mother, Twen Barton, said in an e-mail sent Sunday to The Mirror.
Girls report attempted abduction
April 5, 2006
Tonganoxie police are investigating two girls’ report of an attempted abduction.
KC Home Builders official offers advice on city’s future
April 5, 2006
According to Tonganoxie City Administrator Mike Yanez, the city is on the brink of “explosive growth.”
Obituary: Gilbert Jesse Sutton
1933-2006
April 5, 2006
Services for Gilbert Jesse Sutton, 72, Tonganoxie, will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens.
Church-sponsored program provides low-cost meals
April 5, 2006
An area church is starting a food program from which anyone can purchase food.
Women’s photography businesses focuses on old-fashioned look
April 5, 2006
For Patty McGhee and her daughters, it’s all about capturing that old-fashioned look.
Bowling raises $15,000 for mentoring program
April 5, 2006
Area residents raised $15,000 in pledges for the first Bowl For Kids’ Sake event for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Leavenworth County.
Obituary: Kelly Lynn Pollock Hale
1967-2006
April 5, 2006
Services for Kelly Lynn Pollock Hale, 38, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, April 1, 2006, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence. Cremation followed the service. A private family inurnment will be later in Holton.
Obituary: William Eugene Hicks
1925-2006
April 5, 2006
Graveside services for William Eugene Hicks, 80, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, April 1, 2006, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Willis A. Hammerschmid
April 5, 2006
Graveside funeral services for Willis A. Hammerschmid, 90, Price, Utah, formerly of Tonganoxie, were held March 15, 2006, at Cleveland Cemetery in Cleveland, Utah.
Track teams sweep at Lansing Invitational
April 5, 2006
The Tonganoxie High boys and girls teams swept their opening season-opening meet Tuesday.
Letters to the editor: State needs more efficiency; Memories of hardware store
April 5, 2006
Tonganoxie High School choir members take on New York City
April 5, 2006
The Chieftain Singers traveled to the Big Apple during spring break and returned home with a gold award from Heritage Music Festival.
Cyberspace: A new frontier for danger
April 5, 2006
A seedy, methodical voice emanates from the dark shadow on screen. The man, a convicted sex offender serving prison time for indecent exposure and corruption of a minor, warns the unsuspecting how he did it
County plunges head-first onto World Wide Web
April 5, 2006
Leavenworth County’s official presence on the Internet is expanding.