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Obituary: Richard A. “Ricky” Best
1958-2006
August 9, 2006
Services for Richard A. “Ricky” Best, 47, Independence, Mo., will be at 10 a.m. today, Aug. 9, 2006, at Mount Washington Forever Mausoleum Chapel, Independence, Mo. Burial will be in Mount Washington Forever Cemetery.
Obituary: David W. Welton
1934-2006
August 9, 2006
Services for David W. Welton, 72, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Aug. 9, 2006, at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
Liquor law change catches McLouth council by surprise
August 9, 2006
Until last week, nobody could remember when the last alcoholic beverage was sold in McLouth.
Enrollment soaring again at local schools
August 9, 2006
It’s happening again.
Local FFA chapter hosts Day at the Farm
August 9, 2006
The Tonganoxie Future Farmers of America chapter hosted its annual Day at the Farm event April 28 for the third-graders of Tonganoxie Elementary School.
Animal rescues prove rewarding for area woman
August 9, 2006
Judy Garrett has a passion for animals.
Remember when: A community Review
August 9, 2006
Jarbalo Jottings: Saturday, Tom and Jean Murry attended a graveside service for Tom’s uncle Murray Rich at Parsons. After the service the family went to a cousin’s, Wayne and Dorothy Stringer at Galesburg, for lunch and visiting.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 9, 2006
We have been seeing a comeback of the tiered skirt — or what we for years and years we just called the prairie skirt — and the square dance full-gathered skirts.
Sports briefs
August 9, 2006
Former Tonganoxie High boys basketball coach Todd Adrian has been named the new men’s basketball coach at Edgewood College in Madison, Wis.
Siblings help team finish second at USSSA tourney
August 9, 2006
Tonganoxie’s Lindsey Himpel and Lauren Himpel helped the Kansas City Lasers softball team to a second-place finish at the World Series Fast Pitch Tournament, sponsored by U.S. Sports Specialty Association.
Braves finish fourth in Florida tourney
August 9, 2006
Tonganoxie Braves players had a sunny disposition as they headed back to Kansas on Monday from the Sunshine State.
Plowboys snag fifth in Omaha
August 9, 2006
The Kansas Plowboys competed in the World Series last month in Omaha, Neb.
Bowling up a storm
2004 Tonganoxie graduate hoping to be a professional bowler racks up perfect games at local alleys
August 9, 2006
Baseball was Marc Heninger’s first love, but it seems heredity has rolled the Tonganoxie resident toward bowling.
West Haven’s new minister finds ‘awesome group of people’
August 9, 2006
The Rev. Mike Bronson, new pastor of Tonganoxie’s West Haven Baptist Church, didn’t become a Christian until he was 23.
New gun law a boon for Tonganoxie store owner
August 9, 2006
Kansans are lining up to buy guns and learn how to shoot them.
4-H offers numerous activities for youths
August 9, 2006
After moving to Tonganoxie three years ago, members of the Titterington family knew immediately that they wanted to be involved in a local 4-H group.
For the Hopkinses, fair is family time
August 9, 2006
For the Hopkins family, participating in this week’s Leavenworth County Fair is more than just winning ribbons and awards.
Synthetic-blood study completed
August 9, 2006
Leavenworth County ambulances are no longer carrying the synthetic blood substitute PolyHeme.
High school work won’t affect parking when classes resume
August 9, 2006
Renovations to Tonganoxie High School continue, with the start of school is just days away.
Tellefson sweeps last week’s primary
1st Distrcit Leavenworth County Commission seat at stake in November
August 9, 2006
J.C. Tellefson has passed the first hurdle in his second chance to join the Leavenworth County Commission.
Bird flies the coop
Yellow cockatiel missing from home at Tonganoxie mobile home park
August 9, 2006
JBird is on the loose.
Trouble brewing in Paradise
Mobile home park targeted by county for improvements
August 9, 2006
Paradise Trailer Court is in jeopardy.
2006 Leavenworth County Fair kicks off today
August 9, 2006
The Leavenworth County Fair parade is the highlight of today’s scheduled activities. The fair parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. tonight. The parade starts at Fourth and Main and travels to the fairgrounds. The theme of this year’s parade is “Old Fashioned Country Hoedown.”
Inspired by tradition
Kansas’ agricultural history comes to life at 49th annual McLouth Threshing Bee
August 9, 2006
Antique threshing machines were made to be powered by steam engines.
Roaming buffalo eats up police officers’ day
Animal escapes pasture east of Tonganoxie; wanders near subdivisions for about 6 hours
August 9, 2006
Tonganoxie police officers spent the better part of Thursday keeping an eye not on motorists, but on a buffalo.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Let’s look at the evidence; Vote on the use of tax money; Questions on city’s founding
August 9, 2006
A comment concerning the Kansas State Board of Education’s action concerning the teaching of evolution in schools in the July 26 edition of The Mirror inspired me to write. By inserting scientific objectivity into the classroom, thetate board ofducation lifted science standards by requiring Kansas students to learn all about the scientific evidence about evolution, both pro and con.
Himpel, Pistora named to all-metro softball, track
August 9, 2006
Tonganoxie High landed two athletes on an area newspaper’s all-metro team last month.