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Grizzle sizzles
THS sophomore spears top javelin spot at Kansas Relays
April 26, 2006
Popping knuckles and a stiff neck.
This is only a test
School district safely evacuates students in Monday’s disaster drill
April 26, 2006
Jerry Daskoski hopes he’ll never have to use the plan the school district practiced Monday.
Traffic study upcoming for stretch of highway
April 26, 2006
Smooth sailing calls for concise planning. That’s why officials soon will select a firm to study U.S. Highway 24-40 from Kansas Highway 7 east of Basehor to County Road 1 south of Tonganoxie.
Chieftains win battle for first place against Chargers
THS sweeps Santa Fe Trail in softball
April 26, 2006
Tonganoxie swept perennial power Santa Fe Trail on Tuesday in Tonganoxie.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
April 26, 2006
We can all remember when we first learned to sew and how excited we were to finish our first project.
Remember when: A community review
April 26, 2006
Thousands celebrate Legends opening
April 26, 2006
The Legends at Village West shopping center kicked off its grand opening of several new stores with music and a lot of sun on Saturday.
Golfers finish 13th at meet
April 26, 2006
Battling against a talented 19-team field, the Tonganoxie High golf team placed 13th Saturday at the Osawatomie Invitational.
April 28-29 set for Good Shepherd plant sale
April 26, 2006
Erin Bingham is organizing a plant sale to benefit the Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and Food Bank.
Obituary: Bonnie Lee Forshee
1930-2006
April 26, 2006
Services for Bonnie Lee Forshee, 75, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, April 26, 2006, at First Baptist Church in McLouth. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.
Chieftain baseball falls to Chargers
April 26, 2006
Nearly two weeks ago, Tonganoxie played tough against Kaw Valley League heavyweight Mill Valley, losing 6-2 and 3-2 to the Jaguars.
Firefighters, police officers to play softball for cheerleaders
April 26, 2006
Bragging rights will be at stake May 7 when Tonganoxie police take on the Tonganoxie city firefighters in a slow-pitch softball game at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds. The first pitch will be lobbed at 7 p.m.
Ensuring our support system works for teens
April 26, 2006
In tiny Riverton — nestled in the southeast corner of Kansas, a stone’s throw from both Oklahoma and Missouri — the news last week was unbelievable.
Wittington, Guthrie lead THS boys track at Eudora
April 26, 2006
The return trip to Eudora went better for the Tonganoxie High boys team.
Check the calendar
Graduation, banquet dates cause some confusion
April 26, 2006
Oftentimes, Tonganoxie High School’s alumni banquet falls on Mother’s Day weekend.
The Mirror staffers awarded top honors in state contest
April 26, 2006
Earlier this year, The Mirror was named best newspaper in the nation by Inland Press Association of Chicago. And last weekend, the newspaper took home top honors in the Kansas Press Association’s annual Awards of Excellence competition.
Hileman makes leap into books
April 26, 2006
Tracie Hileman defeated three teams all by herself Friday at the Cardinal Relays in Eudora.
City council approves hike in building fees
April 26, 2006
Developers will be paying more in excise taxes when building new structures.
School district to celebrate 140th birthday in May 2006
April 26, 2006
This year, the Tonganoxie school district — and the city of Tonganoxie — will be 140 years old.
Thrift shop looking for volunteers, donations
April 26, 2006
Among the dozens of volunteers at Tonganoxie’s Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and Food Bank are several new faces.
Voters invited to test new machines
April 26, 2006
Flag-draped polling booths in Leavenworth County are about to go the way of $1-per-gallon gasoline and rotary-dial telephones.
Photographs depict county’s history
April 26, 2006
Keyta Kelly has lived in Leavenworth County for 24 years. But until earlier this year when the county counselor began helping organize an exhibit of about 50 historic photos depicting scenes from around the county, she said she didn’t have a good sense of the county’s history.
Shouts and Murmurs: Making one last walk together
April 26, 2006
It started out as a peaceful evening walk. The sun filtered through the trees along the driveway. One of our two dogs, Spot, ran ahead of me.
THS, Basehor game set to resume today
April 26, 2006
Tonganoxie’s game against Basehor-Linwood started last Wednesday, and Chieftain players and coaches hope it will end today.
Baseball team awaits sunny gameday; softball squad sweeps Atchison Co.
April 26, 2006
Rainy weather has put a hold on McLouth’s baseball schedule.