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High aluminum prices blamed for sign thefts
July 26, 2006
In two days last week, 19 road signs disappeared from remote areas of southern Leavenworth County.
Voting machines to debut on Tuesday
Clerk anticipating low turnout; number of races to have affect
July 26, 2006
Linda Scheer is living proof that candidates aren’t the only ones making last-minute preparations for Tuesday’s primary election.
Tonganoxie man jailed after shooting at deputy
July 26, 2006
A rural Tonganoxie man ended up in jail Saturday night, after he allegedly fired a shotgun at a sheriff’s deputy.
City looking for a sign
Firms submit proposals for signs at Tonganoxie entrances
July 26, 2006
It was a test of wills Monday night, as city council members considered proposals from companies interested in building “welcome to Tonganoxie” signs.
Obituary: Shirley L. White
1922-2006
July 26, 2006
Obituary: JoAnn L. Hamlett
1929-2006
July 26, 2006
Obituary: Daisy M. Gergick
1933-2006
July 26, 2006
Obituary: Alma Pearl Donell
1920-2006
July 26, 2006
Police say alcohol played role in recent double-fatality crash
July 26, 2006
Alcohol contributed to an accident that claimed the lives of two 21-year-old Tonganoxie men on July 14 in Lawrence, according to police reports released last week.
City Council Briefs
July 26, 2006
Resident complains about road project, Council seeks more facts on Fourth Street, City tracking progress of property cleanup
Officers to enforce ban on cell phones at Fort Leavenworth
July 26, 2006
Drivers negotiating streets and roads on Fort Leavenworth be warned: Hang up that cell phone or risk losing your driving privileges on post.
Braves pack their bags again for national tourney
July 26, 2006
Hey, Florida, here they come again. Next week, the Tonganoxie Braves 16A softball squad will compete in a national tournament for another year, the team’s second consecutive in Florida.
Sosebee, O’Neil give game Kansas City flavor
July 26, 2006
T-Bones’ shortstop Chad Sosebee was an unlikely choice for the role of All-Star hero.
Fleming gears up to play in classic
July 26, 2006
Kent Fleming is ready to play in one of the biggest annual events in Kansas sports.
Big T season ends at zone tourney
July 26, 2006
Big T rebounded from an opening round loss against Blue Valley Northwest in the American Legion Class AAA zone tournament last week in Lawrence.
Gubernatorial hopeful visits Tonganoxie
July 26, 2006
A large bus that rolled into Tonganoxie last Wednesday indicated the election season is in high gear.
THS grad sports interest in athletics
July 26, 2006
Rickey Danberry is mentally disabled, but all he ever wanted was the opportunity to participate.
Area health officials issue warning to residents about rabies cases
July 26, 2006
Members of a Leavenworth family have undergone treatment for rabies after their adopted kitten died and tested positive for the disease, the Leavenworth County Health Department reported this week.
KC baseball legend doesn’t need hall to prove his worth
July 26, 2006
By now most baseball fans have probably heard that 94-year-old Buck O’Neil took two at-bats in last week’s Northern League All-Star Game, making him the oldest professional ballplayer ever.