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Letter to the editor
Priority of turnpike interchange
February 22, 2006
George Warren’s letter in the Feb. 15 edition of The Mirror is the second letter to the editor concerning the priority of a turnpike entrance for Tonganoxie.
Police hit dead end in probe of robbery
February 22, 2006
Tonganoxie police are at a standstill in their investigation into a Feb. 11 armed robbery at the Tonganoxie Subway restaurant, 886 Northstar Ct.
Linwood area youth’s volunteer efforts earn statewide honors
February 22, 2006
Lauren Hoge didn’t dream that a 4-H leadership project she completed last year would attract statewide attention.
Fire engulfs home south of Basehor
February 22, 2006
Five area fire departments Monday afternoon battled a blaze that destroyed a home south of Basehor.
Student soaring after record-breaking flight
February 22, 2006
Nancy Milleret’s sights are expanding.
Commission contemplates sewer district
County exploring options for rural homeowners
February 22, 2006
As development continues in southern Leavenworth County, county commissioners are looking at whether to form a rural sewer district.
State prison wants to fire officer
Officials say man didn’t follow procedure on day killer escaped
February 22, 2006
The first casualty in the aftermath of the Feb. 12 inmate escape from Lansing Correctional Facility may be a corrections officer.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
February 22, 2006
Have you checked the price of thread and the yardage on the spool? Have you ever run out of thread with just a few seams to top-stitch, and you just have to have that matching thread?
Chamber of commerce pushes for banners’ return
February 22, 2006
Banners that were displayed on downtown light poles before Fourth Street was renovated a few years ago could be making a comeback.
Obituary: William Henry McClain
1946-2006
February 22, 2006
Services for William Henry McClain, 59, Leavenworth, were Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Leavenworth. Graveside services, with Chaplain Gary “Sam” Sanford officiating, and burial with full military honors, were in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Obituary: Johnnetta A. Carr-Haines
1945-2006
February 22, 2006
Services for Johnnetta A. Carr-Haines, McLouth, were Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at Faith Deliverance Family Worship Center, Kansas City, Kan., with Christine Dunn officiating. Burial was in Sunset Memory Gardens, Leavenworth.
Lawmakers review issues facing 2006 session of state Legislature
February 22, 2006
Politicos indicate roughly 1,000 pieces of new legislation will be introduced this year in the Kansas Senate and the House. Only a quarter of those, or 250 bills, will be made into law.
On the job
Hard work keeps Kent Quarles rolling throughout Tonganoxie area
February 22, 2006
At 68, Kent Quarles doesn’t have plans to retire.
Remember When
A Community Review
February 22, 2006
A review of events, from files of The Mirror.
City donates to parade prizes
February 22, 2006
The Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce is looking for some financial help when it comes to the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Tonganoxie, McLouth first-round substate match-ups announced
February 22, 2006
The Tonganoxie girls are the top seed in the 4A Sumner substate.
Tonganoxie boys win again
THS slips past Perry, 56-54, for first win of year
February 22, 2006
The Tonganoxie boys will take a two-game winning streak into the postseason. THS defeated, Basehor-Linwood, 54-49, Friday, avenging an season earlier this year to BLHS in Tonganoxie.
Substate pairings take shape
February 22, 2006
Substate brackets are starting to take shape.
MHS beats buzzer, Cair Paravel at home
February 22, 2006
McLouth High coach Chad Brown drew up the play, and MHS junior Trevor Keling successfully executed it — just in time.
Second-half swoon prevents MHS from second straight win
February 22, 2006
The McLouth High girls basketball team was looking strong in front of its home crowd Friday.
Supreme Court to hear area case
County hopes to bar predator
February 22, 2006
Leavenworth County’s challenge of an attempt to house a violent sexual predator near Linwood will be heard next month by the Kansas Supreme Court.
Second quarter pushes Mill Valley past Tonganoxie
February 22, 2006
The Tonganoxie High boys team held tough with Mill Valley on Friday in Shawnee in the first quarter, but a breakout second quarter for the Jags doomed the Chieftains.
TJHS takes second at tourney
February 22, 2006
The Tonganoxie Junior High eighth-grade basketball team had a big stretch of games last week.
Butler County campus, coaches convince Gunter to sign
February 22, 2006
Catherine Gunther plans to continue her softball career in El Dorado.
THS girls overcome slow start
February 22, 2006
Tonganoxie looked to be an upset victim early on Friday, on the road at Mill Valley.
Hamm-er time
Freshman lone Tonganoxie wrestler to qualify for state
February 22, 2006
A rookie will be representing Tonganoxie at the Class 4A state wrestling tournament Friday.