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The beauty’s in the details
Mother-in-law’s request launches Tonganoxie woman’s doll-carving hobby
July 12, 2006
Susan Aye is looking for wood, antlers and inspiration. Aye carves dolls. She started the hobby three years ago at the suggestion of her mother-in-law, Billie Aye.
McLouth continues 7-on-7 league
July 12, 2006
The McLouth High football team again competed in the Emporia State 7-on-7 tournament June 24 at Olathe Northwest.
Legion squads nearing end of season
Tonganoxie No. 2 takes one twinbill, loses another; now stands at 7-11
July 12, 2006
The once-beaten Leavenworth Legends came into Tonganoxie on June 30 to play a doubleheader against the Tonganoxie American Legion Post 41 No. 2 team. The Legends left with two victories.
Players, parents meet at length with board
July 12, 2006
About 30 people crammed into the Tonganoxie school district’s board office Monday for the school board’s regular meeting.
Work on budget nearly complete
City tax rate to take a dive
July 12, 2006
When Tonganoxie residents take a look at their shaded-blue bills from the city, they will notice a change in fees starting Jan. 1.
In surprise move, feds pull agency’s grant
Group helps victims of domestic violence
July 12, 2006
Kay Andersen keeps going over in her mind why the Alliance Against Family Violence lost a federal grant that provides about a third of the Leavenworth County agency’s annual budget.
Firefighters, EMTs aid quick delivery
July 12, 2006
When Kim and Pete Feyerabend bought their Chrysler Stow ‘n’ Go van last year, they knew it would be handy. But until last week, the Eudora couple didn’t imagine just how handy it would be.
Artwork to adorn courthouse
Commissioners OK plan for two murals
July 12, 2006
Leavenworth County officials on Thursday gave the go-ahead to commission two historic murals to hang in the courthouse.
Former victim relates experience
July 12, 2006
Of the 40 attending an Alliance Against Family Violence press conference Friday at the courthouse, at least one of them knew firsthand the pangs of violence.
City Council Briefs
July 12, 2006
Search is on for industrial sites; Council to consider three sign proposals; Special meeting set on turnpike road; Mayor reappoints rec commissioner
Shouts and Murmurs: Accepting life in shades of silver
July 12, 2006
Going gray gracefully may be an oxymoron. But it in fact is a possibility.
Remember When: A Community Review
July 12, 2006
Chieftain wrestler receives top honor at wrestling camp
July 12, 2006
Tonganoxie High wrestlers stepped on the mats and faced plenty of out-of-state competition earlier this month.
T-Bones open 2nd half with ‘W’
July 12, 2006
Kansas City didn’t clinch the Northern League East Division pennant for the first half of the season, but the T-Bones could make a run for the second half title.
Tonganoxie wrestling camp to start Friday
July 12, 2006
Tonganoxie High wrestling coach Jeremy Goebel hopes several THS grapplers, along with younger wrestlers, will participate in the Chieftain Camp of Champs on Friday and Saturday at the THS multi-purpose building.
Big T squad preparing for zone play
July 12, 2006
The Big T American Legion baseball team will be sitting right around .500 when zone playoffs begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lawrence-Free State. Tonganoxie is scheduled to play the Blue Valley Huskies in that first-round game.
Area residents invited to attend forum on risks from bird flu
July 12, 2006
Although no cases have been reported yet in the United States, residents should be prepared, according to an area health official. Eileen Filbert, Jefferson County Health Department administrator, said that in the event that bird flu or another virus is reported and becomes a pandemic in the United States, residents should be ready.
Price tag of fire at nursing home set at $100,000
No timetable for residents’ return
July 12, 2006
According to the state fire marshal’s office, a recent fire at Tonganoxie Nursing Center started in a clothes dryer.
Obituary: Betty E. Zukel
1929-2006
July 12, 2006
McLouth man dies after crash
July 12, 2006
One of two men injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident on July 1 near McLouth died Friday at the hospital.
Head-on accident kills two south of Lansing
July 12, 2006
Two people are dead after a head-on collision Sunday night south of Lansing.
Professor to review specimen from dig
July 12, 2006
With their chisels and shovels packed up, students who participated in this year’s Kansas Archaeological Field School wrapped up their work June 30 along Stranger Creek.
School Board Briefs
July 12, 2006
Middle school work ahead of schedule; Board OKs hike in mileage rate; Board elects Smith as president; District considers summer school plan; Board agrees to hire staff members
Young marksman hits target at tourney
July 12, 2006
The bull’s-eye is covered in holes, not many of which actually came close to its center. It’s been seven years since his first tournament at the age of nine and that old saved target still serves as a reminder of just how far he’s come.
Memorial honors two deputies
July 12, 2006
In memory of those who have made the supreme sacrifice, we honor and remember you.” This simple inscription on a newly dedicated Fallen Officer’s Memorial will be a permanent reminder of the sacrifice made by Leavenworth County law enforcement officers.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
July 12, 2006
Our good friend Anna Landauer writes us in reference to cleaning the sewing machine.
Program for teenagers hopes to build in county
Planners to consider permit for cottages on 40 acres
July 12, 2006
If all goes as planned, construction could begin on a home for troubled teens early next year.
First Street signs fall short of purpose
July 12, 2006
Ped Xing” doesn’t get the message across. On Tonganoxie’s First Street, where walk paths from VFW Memorial Park and Chieftain Park meet, it’s common to see joggers, walkers, children on bikes and parents pushing baby strollers.
T-Bones to host Northern League All-Star Game
July 12, 2006
Baseball fans who missed watching the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on television Tuesday in Pittsburgh will have an opportunity to see another all-star game — in person.
Democratic primary a key in election
State education board member faces ‘back-to-basics’ challenger
July 12, 2006
In 2002, Iris Van Meter ran below the political radar in the Republican Party primary to unseat an incumbent member of the Kansas State Board of Education in southeast Kansas.
Tonganoxie 4-H’er prepares for national queen competition
July 12, 2006
As a young child, Courtenay DeHoff started her horse-riding career by leisurely showing off her pony at 4-H competitions. That was all over with though, once she was introduced to the exciting world of barrel racing.
Letters to the editor: Help feeding families; Nursing home fire
July 12, 2006