Archive for Wednesday, March 29, 2006

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Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
March 29, 2006
Time flies!” or “Time is just going by too fast.”
Remember when: A community review
March 29, 2006
Local reaction mixed to new gun law
March 29, 2006
Kansas’s concealed carry law is not for everyone.
Youth Wrestling Tournament
March 29, 2006
Five members of the Tonganoxie Predators youth wrestling club competed in the Kansas Youth Wrestling tournament Saturday at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka.
THS standout named player of year
March 29, 2006
Ali Pistora may have won this year’s Lawrence Journal-World All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year award, but it’s not the award the Tonganoxie High junior cherishes most.
New home for Chieftain
Local man envisions piece of school’s history in future recreation center
March 29, 2006
Mark Himpel now has 182 square feet of basketball history.
Obituary: Clayton “Bill” Hemphill
1909-2006
March 29, 2006
Funeral services for Clayton “Bill” Hemphill, 96, Tonganoxie, formerly of Linwood, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 30, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Reno Cemetery, Reno.
City may set up shop close to sewer plant
March 29, 2006
Plans for a new city shop near the sewage treatment plant took a step forward Monday.
38 years later, vet to receive medals
March 29, 2006
Terry Brown knows what war is like.
The end of an era
Longtime downtown Tonganoxie hardware store to close
March 29, 2006
One day soon, John Lenahan will turn his key in the lock and close his hardware store for the last time.
Turnpike interchange discussion continues
Safety on county road concerns area residents
March 29, 2006
Area residents continue to voice concern about the wisdom of using County Road 1 as an access road to the turnpike.
Runners hit stride in marathon relay
March 29, 2006
Beer for breakfast?
Mill Valley boys coach top in area
March 29, 2006
The Lawrence Journal-World’s All-Area Boys Basketball Team had a touch of Kaw Valley League flavor.
Kraft nets postseason honor
March 29, 2006
After losing four starters from a team that reached the Class 4A state tournament last year, Tonganoxie High girls basketball coach Randy Kraft wasn’t worried one bit about how his team would fare this season.
Chinstraps and Mouthpieces: Yearning to wave the wheat for Kansas
March 29, 2006
I still felt the need to wave the wheat last week.
Groups compete for recyclables
March 29, 2006
If residents have any paper to recycle, now’s the time to drop it off at local Abitibi recycling bins.
Tonganoxie speller comes in 10th
March 29, 2006
If only Elliott Brest could have correctly spelled “justiciable.”
Local physician to work with firefighters
March 29, 2006
Tonganoxie will be joining only a few cities its size to have a medical director, according to Fire Chief Dave Bennett.
Legense gears up for grand opening
March 29, 2006
The Legends at Village West will kick off a three-week grand opening celebration April 22 featuring more than 60 stores and restaurants and some of the nation’s top entertainers and TV personalities.
Local woman’s monster truck crashes onto national TV scene
March 29, 2006
It’s an unlikely pairing — a monster truck named “Iron Outlaw” and a television hospital sitcom named “Scrubs.”
Letters to the editor: Safety of turnpike connector; The origins of freedom
March 29, 2006
A group of County Road 1 residents and many other Leavenworth County taxpayers are attempting to halt the turnpike interchange until such time as all necessary road and bridge construction from Eudora to Tonganoxie has been completed.
Tonganoxie Historic Site to have open house Sunday; silent film with local ties to be shown
March 29, 2006
Everyone is invited to Sunday’s open house at Tonganoxie Historic Site.