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Teen recovering after accident
Power of medicine and prayer credited for progress
April 19, 2006
Momma.” For five weeks, Shadoe Barton’s family had waited, hoping and praying.
Traffic snarls prompt action from city
April 19, 2006
The cars start stacking up about 2:45 p.m. every school day. And when classes are dismissed 15 minutes later at Tonganoxie Elementary School, local drivers know it’s an area to avoid.
Remember when: A community review
April 19, 2006
The Tonganoxie grade school scored a few runs with the Kansas City Royals when Ginger Dennis and Laura Samuels won honorable mention awards for the “I Love Baseball” contest. Given that the major league baseball hasn’t seen a full season in two years, the writing competition was sponsored by the ball club to increase kid support for the game.
City council briefs
April 19, 2006
Weather radios soon will be available for sale at Tonganoxie City Hall.
VFW post expects Kansas’ top spot
April 19, 2006
Larry Meadows is hopeful the Tonganoxie Veterans of Foreign Wars post soon will be named Kansas’ top VFW post.
Stauch to play at Fort Scott
April 19, 2006
But first-year coach Ballard Patterson is eager for his team to play teams such as Silver Lake. He likes his schedules one way: challenging.
THS girls in esteemed group
April 19, 2006
The Kansas Relays will have something it hasn’t had in some time — Tonganoxie High girls track athletes competing in the tradition-rich event.
Construction kicks off at new Basehor bank
April 19, 2006
Bill New, chairman of the board at First State Bank and Trust, said his company has conducted business based on ethics, honesty and “Christian standards.”
Motorcyclist hurt in crash on highway
April 19, 2006
A 63-year-old Kansas City, Kan., motorcyclist was taken by air ambulance to the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., following an accident Sunday morning in Tonganoxie.
Couple purchase hardware store building
Bichelmeyers not sure about long-term use, considering antique store
April 19, 2006
A Tonganoxie couple plans to put a second welcome mat on Fourth Street.
McLouth softball team takes first game of twinbill, 11-5
April 19, 2006
The McLouth High girls softball team remained at .500 after splitting with Jeff West on Monday in McLouth.
Obituary: Russell Dean Vassar
1944-2006
April 19, 2006
Graveside services for Russell Dean Vassar, 61, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, April 18, 2005, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Lester W. Herdman
1919-2006
April 19, 2006
Services for Lester “Lucky” W. Herdman, 86, of the Piper area, were Friday, April 14, 2006, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs.
Girls track nabs second Thursday
April 19, 2006
For the first time this season, the Tonganoxie High girls track team did not take first in the team standings.
McLouth plans salute to patriots
April 19, 2006
McLouth will be draped in red, white and blue Saturday, when it hosts its eighth annual Patriots Day.
Tonganoxie split
THS goes 1-1 against Piper, remains in first-place tie with Santa Fe Trail
April 19, 2006
The Chieftains smiled big for the cameras Monday in Tonganoxie.
Reader’s View: Remembering funeral for local serviceman
April 19, 2006
By now, word has spread about a group of protesters who show up at the funerals of American military
TJHS competes in two meets
April 19, 2006
The Tonganoxie Junior High eighth-grade boys track team placed second April 10 at the Perry Relays.
I take thee in sickness and health
April 19, 2006
Decades ago, I made some promises to my husband. One was to love and cherish him forever. One was to take him for richer or poorer.
Linwood man dies in K-10 crash
April 19, 2006
A 28-year-old Linwood man died early Friday when a tractor-trailer struck his car on Kansas Highway 10.
Superintendent out at Basehor-Linwood
Day after terminating contract, board reverses decision, accepts Hackett’s resignation
April 19, 2006
The outcome’s still the same. Basehor-Linwood school Superintendent Jill Hackett is leaving the district, effective June 30. In the meantime, she is on administrative leave.