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Tonganoxie woman testifies against pickets
March 15, 2006
Last October, war widow Kelly Frantz, of Tonganoxie, buried her high school sweetheart, Lucas Frantz, an Army soldier who was killed on his 22nd birthday by a sniper in Iraq.
Letter to the editor: Gambling’s not the answer
March 15, 2006
Police chief: Rumors of fight fly at high school
March 15, 2006
A fight rumored to be planned outside Tonganoxie High School last Wednesday never happened.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
March 15, 2006
Lois had redone the lampshade, adding a beaded fringe. And it seemed to change the whole room.
Family members remain hopeful
THS graduate in KCK hospital
March 15, 2006
It’s been nearly three weeks since Shadoe Barton was injured in a car accident south of Reno on U.S. Highway 24-40.
Team kicks up its heels at state
March 15, 2006
The Chieftain Stars dance team was the main event for a few minutes last week at the Class 4A state basketball tournament.
Work moves forward on middle school
March 15, 2006
In just nine months, Tonganoxie middle school students could be attending classes in a new school.
Newspaper wins statewide awards
March 15, 2006
Once again, The Mirror is a winner.
Obituary; Zalema M. Milbourn-Whitaker
March 15, 2006
Services for Zelma M. Milbourn-Whitaker, 84, Leavenworth, were Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Home, Leavenworth, with the Rev. Randall Terrill officiating. Burial followed in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Obituary: Jeffrey Lynn Kell
March 15, 2006
Services for Jeffrey Lynn Kell, 48, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 16, 2006, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Sixth and Olive, Leavenworth.
Revelers gearing up
March 15, 2006
Local residents will paint Tonganoxie green for Saturday’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Girls earn all-league accolades
March 15, 2006
Tonganoxie landed three players on this year’s All-Kaw Valley League girls basketball team.
Mill Valley takes fourth at Topeka
March 15, 2006
The Kaw Valley League’s top two boys basketball teams fell short in their quests for state titles last week.
Chieftain wrestling coach guides all-star squad
March 15, 2006
Energetic Tonganoxie High wrestling coach Jeremy Goebel was animated on the sideline one last time this wrestling season.
First spring storm blasts through county
March 15, 2006
Ervin Marshall watched Sunday morning’s clouds take Linwood by storm.
School board: Girls soccer will kick in by ‘07
Members unanimously approve 14th team sport for Tonganoxie High; inaugural season next school year
March 15, 2006
Tonganoxie High School girls will get to show their muscle on the soccer field next year.
Supreme Court hears sex predator case
Leavenworth County sued to block longtime offender from house west of Linwood
March 15, 2006
Attorneys argued Tuesday that housing sex predator Leroy Hendricks in Leavenworth County hinges on the question of whether the 71-year-old pedophile remains a danger.
The Mirror a winner in annual press association contest
March 15, 2006
The Mirror newspaper has earned numerous awards in Kansas Press Association’s 2006 Awards of Excellence competition.
Obituary: Joyce A. Powers
March 15, 2006
Graveside services for Joyce A. Powers, 72, Leavenworth, will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2006, at Mount Muncie Cemetery.
City Council members contemplate paying themselves
March 15, 2006
About three years ago, when Ron Cranor was a new city council member, he wasn’t in favor of paying members for serving on the council.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters plans bowling fund-raiser
March 15, 2006
Mona Kerns hopes area residents bowl up a storm for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Leavenworth County.
Remember when: A community review
March 15, 2006
Obituary: JoAnn Lowe
March 15, 2006
Services for JoAnn Lowe, 70, Basehor, were Friday, March 10, 2006, at Porter Funeral home, Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery.