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Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 25, 2006
I was thinking the other day that “remember when” is a phrase we often use. I was fussing with some interfacing and thought, “Oh, this is such a snap.” Progress is all around us, and sometimes we forget.
Basehor City Council hires Hiawatha administrator
January 25, 2006
Basehor now has a city administrator.
Taking a rest
Planting grasses returns nutrients to the soil
January 25, 2006
William Kimball is no newcomer to farming, but he is a relative newcomer to the federal Conservation Reserve Program.
Residents invited to meet ‘Survivor’ winner
January 25, 2006
Area residents will have the opportunity to meet a famous Tonganoxie resident tonight.
Countywide group plans name change
Move would help with marketing
January 25, 2006
In its 25-year history, Leavenworth Area Development has used the name originally given to it by a group of Leavenworth area bankers in 1981.
Obituary: Roger Dean Wyer
1956-2006
January 25, 2006
Services for Roger Dean Wyer, 49, Jarbalo, were Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, at Victory Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in the Eudora Cemetery, Eudora.
Harold H. Steffen
1912-2006
January 25, 2006
Services for Harold H. Steffen, 93, Leavenworth, will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Jan. 25, 2006, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Anna Christine Smith
1962-2006
January 25, 2006
Services for Anna Christine “Chris” Bruntmyer Smith, 43, Linwood, were Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, at Linwood Baptist Church, with the Rev. Stephen Smith officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.
Doris L. Dodge
1918-2006
January 25, 2006
Services for Doris L. Dodge, 87, Emporia, were Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, Emporia, with the Rev. Steve Smith officiating. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, Toledo, Kan.
Ellen “Bea” Beatrice Black
1920-2006
January 25, 2006
Service for Ellen “Bea” Beatrice Black, 85, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie Invitational all-tournament teams 2006
January 25, 2006
Tonganoxie Invitational basketball scores 2006
January 25, 2006
Tonganoxie girls basketball linescores — Tonganoxie Invitational
January 25, 2006
Holton Tournament wrestling results; individual records, weekly awards
January 25, 2006
Bulldogs place fourth at tourney
January 25, 2006
McLouth High’s tournament future looked promising after the first round of the Bulldogs’ home tournament last week.
Boys fall short at home tournament
January 25, 2006
Tonganoxie and Jeff West entered their first-round tournament game on different ends of the spectrum.
Question and answer with Ali Pistora
January 25, 2006
Editor’s note: This story about Tonganoxie junior basketball player Ali Pistora appeared in the Jan. 17 edition of the Lawrence Journal-World.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Tournament keeps writer thinking hoops 24-7
January 25, 2006
Basketball is affecting my sleep.
Coach: Young team’s results are ‘best so far’ at Holton tournament
January 25, 2006
The young Tonganoxie wrestling team was in a position that it previously had not been in this season — the Chieftains were challenging for a tournament title.
Cedar trees provide ideal buffer from summer wind, winter snow
January 25, 2006
Bonner Springs resident Don Tallman doesn’t credit himself with doing the lion’s share of work that earned him a windbreak award from the Leavenworth County Conservation District.
Silver, not gold
THS girls endure first loss of season in championship
January 25, 2006
Silver Lake didn’t allow the host team to repeat as Tonganoxie Invitational Tournament champions.
Conservation measures help preserve family’s 167 acres
January 25, 2006
Ancestors of Tonganoxie resident Nancy Pearce have owned the farm she currently lives on for more than six decades. And true to the ethos of her forefathers, she’s committed to not only maintaining the ground, but improving it.
Taking a rest
Planting grasses returns nutrients to soil
January 25, 2006
William Kimball is no newcomer to farming, but he is a relative newcomer to the federal Conservation Reserve Program.
Council continues to debate responsibility for employees
January 25, 2006
The conflict continues. Tonganoxie City Council members continue to debate whether the mayor or the city administrator should be in charge of all day-to-day work of all city employees. As it stands now, those duties are divided, to some degree. At Monday night’s council meeting, the topic arose again.
Survivor’ hopefuls answer casting call
January 25, 2006
Nearly 200 people showed up Friday at the Nebraska Furniture Mart at Village West to hand in their applications and record video auditions for the “Survivor” reality television series.
County commission upset over business-tax proposal
Backers see plan as beneficial to business
January 25, 2006
Leavenworth County commissioners want Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to back off from her proposal to eliminate property tax on new business machinery and equipment.
Changing rural landscape
County’s planning office sees farmland going the way of development
January 25, 2006
Chris Dunn sees the rural area of the county as ripe for development.
City takes step toward committing $2.8 million to new road
January 25, 2006
City council members, by a slim majority, on Monday agreed — in concept — to contribute up to $2.8 million to improve a road south of town.
Kansas Turnpike a short-sighted prospect
January 25, 2006
Editor’s note: This editorial appeared in Friday’s edition of the Lawrence Journal-World. The Kansas Turnpike Authority has agreed to construct an interchange in Leavenworth County, at the intersection of County Road 1.
Tonganoxie boys basketball linescores — Tonganoxie Invitational
January 25, 2006
Remember when: A community review
January 25, 2006
Shouts and murmurs: Laughter key to lasting marriage
January 25, 2006
Last month, Dorothy Stewart called The Mirror to comment on an item Billie Aye’s “Remember When” column’s 75-years-ago section.
News briefs
January 25, 2006