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Remember When: A community review
August 16, 2006
Basehor resident wins pickup: Norris Shoaf and his wife, Jerry, will be the proud new owners of a $20,000 Dodge pickup which Norris won in a contest sponsored by Purina. (Mr. Shoaf won a national contest to become an estimated one in 100,000 who would win the truck, worth roughly $20,000.)
George of the Bulldogs
Former players organize surprise reception for longtime MHS track, cross country coach
August 16, 2006
Kazoos.
School board briefs
August 16, 2006
Tonganoxie High School’s cumulative ACT scores reached a new peak this year.
City council briefs
August 16, 2006
School district’s budget calls for increasing 2007 mill levy
August 16, 2006
Tonganoxie’s school mill levy will take a slight hike.
Obituary: Luanne Lynne Kietzmann
1947-2006
August 16, 2006
Services for Luanne Lynne Kietzmann, 59, Fort Myers, Fla., will be at 6 p.m. today, Aug. 16, 2006, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial will be in Rochester, N.Y.
Volleyball teams sharing junior high court
August 16, 2006
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team won’t begin the 2006 campaign on its home court.
Chieftain soccer players receive prime summer instruction
August 16, 2006
The season officially started Monday for the Tonganoxie High boys soccer team, as it was the first day of fall practice.
THS squad runs during wee hours
August 16, 2006
Tonganoxie High might have been the first cross country team to begin practice for the fall season.
Music man
Local songwriter wins championship
August 16, 2006
Garry Bichelmeyer’s dream is simple, yet complicated. In June, the 58-year-old Tonganoxie man traveled north to Nebraska to win the Wahoo Country Music Show songwriting championship.
Boyda labels opponent Ryun as ‘do-nothing’
August 16, 2006
Nancy Boyda, like many other political candidates, has been in plenty of parades.
Lieutenant honored for dedication
Tonganoxie man named Leavenworth County Officer of the Year
August 16, 2006
After taking a test in college to determine what his interests were for a career, it became clear to Lt. Francis P. “Pat” Sparks that he was destined for law enforcement.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
August 16, 2006
Tired of putting that favorite lounging dress over your head?
Police suspect woman of using counterfeit bills
August 16, 2006
A petite woman with bright purple, pinkish and reddish hair and a lip ring.
Highway group continues planning
August 16, 2006
The U.S. Highway 24-40 corridor study continues to move slowly through its preliminary stages.
Obituary: Patricia A. Freeman
1940-2006
August 16, 2006
Services for Patricia A. “Patty” Freeman, 66, Bonner Springs, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2006, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Cremation is planned.
Urban A. Dziadura
1924-2006
August 16, 2006
Services for former North Kansas City resident Urban Anthony Dziadura, 81, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Aug. 14, 2006, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Gates of Heaven Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Mary E. “Betty” LaMar
1922-2006
August 16, 2006
Services for Mary E. “Betty” LaMar, 84, McLouth, were Sunday at McLouth First Baptist Church.
County makes first cut for bio-defense lab
August 16, 2006
A Leavenworth County site has made the first cut in the competition to land a proposed National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility.
Local baseball player returns from Italy as champion
August 16, 2006
If this is the end of Robert Lewis’ baseball career, then he picked one heck of a way to go out.
Quisenberrys plan business expansion
Longtime Tonganoxie funeral director to open satellite along highway
August 16, 2006
The owners of Quisenberry Funeral Home last week closed on a real estate deal that will allow them to expand their business — toward Basehor.
Middle school opening hinges on completing water project
Fourth Street residents against taking property
August 16, 2006
The city’s in a time crunch.
Demolition derby drives revenue
August 16, 2006
David Todd was happy to see more people strolling through the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds last week for the annual county fair.
Shouts and Murmurs: Local man leaves legacy of friends
August 16, 2006
I went to David Welton’s funeral without Kleenexes.