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Obituary: Naomi Ruth Warden
1912-2006
June 7, 2006
Services for Naomi Ruth Warden, 94, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 8, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Bulldogs look to next season as several players expected to return for next baseball campaign
June 7, 2006
McLouth had a rematch with Pleasant Ridge and an upset on the Bulldogs’ minds, but MHS couldn’t overtake Pleasant Ridge last month in Class 3A regional semifinal action in Leavenworth.
Chieftains end high school year with loss in 4A semifinal game
June 7, 2006
The magic ride ended last month at CommunityAmerica Ballpark for the Tonganoxie High baseball team.
Tonganoxie grad traveling to Hawaii for gridiron games
June 7, 2006
Phil George is eager to lace up his cleats and throw on his shoulder pads and helmet one last time.
County race attracting attention
3 candidates interested in Navinsky’s first district commission seat
June 7, 2006
Area’s growth helps create incentive to purchase flower shop
June 7, 2006
Starting up in the floral business made sense. Gloria Reischman, and her husband, Rick, bought Tonganoxie’s Village Floral this month. Gloria Reischman said the growth in the community was a selling point, as well as the business itself.
BBQ Blowout celebrates 15th year
June 7, 2006
City continues work on planned water line
June 7, 2006
City Administrator Mike Yanez isn’t certain when construction will start on a 12-inch water line from 147th Street to Tonganoxie along U.S. Highway 24-40.
Library halts fines on overdue books
June 7, 2006
The days of feeling guilty or embarrassed about those overdue books that can never seem to make it back to the library are gone.
Aspiring basketball players participate in annual camp
June 7, 2006
The NBA Finals start Thursday in Dallas, but Tonganoxie youths were working to develop their basketball skills last week as the pros once did when they were youngsters.
THS lands six players on all-KVL
June 7, 2006
Tonganoxie landed six players on this year’s all- Kaw Valley League softball team.
Making their marks
THS track athletes have broken 10 school records in last five years
June 7, 2006
Take a quick glance at the school record board southwest of the track at Beatty Field and one will find several records that have stood for years.
Voters invited to test new machines
June 7, 2006
Linda Scheer, Leavenworth County clerk, says reaction to the county’s new voting machines generally has been positive.
Tonganoxie sets stage for annual celebration
Festival to feature additional booths
June 7, 2006
Vendors, vendors and even more vendors. With roughly 90 vendors registered for the 21st annual Tonganoxie Days event on Saturday, organizer Connie Torneden said this could be the highest number of vendors to register for the event.
Construction update: Schools on the rise
Construction on 2 buildings slated to end by December
June 7, 2006
Construction officials at Tonganoxie High School literally have done tons of work on renovations to the school. Workers with Turner Construction, using a 150-ton capacity crane, positioned 8-foot concrete pieces weighing as much as 35 tons each to form the shell of the high school’s new auditorium.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
June 7, 2006
After the column on our dad teaching us to listen: I learned and recognized years later those (eastern) Kansas prairie rattlesnakes and their warning sound we’d be sure to hear. That of course was reason enough to make sure we were always listening to all the sounds around us.
McLouth High School student wins contest
June 7, 2006
Arthur Rollins still has one year left at McLouth High School, but that won’t keep him from getting a head start on a military education.
Committee reviewing Chieftain Trail
Construction on bicycle, walking path could begin later this summer
June 7, 2006
Plans have been made and designs drawn up, but the future of the Chieftain Trail now comes down to an environmental review committee.
Rec commission offering reward
June 7, 2006
They could be called diamonds in the rough.
Remember When: A Community Review
June 7, 2006