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Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
November 1, 2006
When I am about to “go” with a corduroy project, my mind just goes back to an old corduroy vest I still have, been so many years now, however I’m like that, it still fits, still “goes with ” almost everything I wear. It’s still so warm and comfy, a great garment for layering for more comfort. I’d found it at a garage sale, this large pair of men’s slacks — new, never been worn — still had the tags on beautiful blend of colors. I just couldn’t pass them up.
The climb continues
THS teams improve from last year: Boys place 5th; girls 8th
November 1, 2006
Christy Weller hopes the trend continues.
Springdale News
November 1, 2006
Gertrude and L.J. Chrisman had as guests on Oct. 22 these members of their family: Steve Chrisman, Joyce and Kenny Webb, Darryl and Valerie Lafferty and children Brett and Whitney.
Former St. Mary coach sentenced
November 1, 2006
A former University of St. Mary football coach was sentenced Monday to 13 years in federal prison for trafficking in child pornography.
THS athletes test the water before state
November 1, 2006
Tonganoxie High runners, like most Class 4A cross country runners in Kansas, know about Baldwin.
Oskaloosa ends MHS football year
November 1, 2006
A win against Oskaloosa would have done wonders for the McLouth High football team.
Remember When
A Community Review
November 1, 2006
A look at Tonganoxie area events, from the files of The Mirror.
Cat’s Eye: Working on a weather deadline
November 1, 2006
I have a recurring dream.
Exercise the right to vote in election
November 1, 2006
Voting in Leavenworth County just got easier.
Jarbalo Jottings
November 1, 2006
Andy Hurrelbrink and Dana Bergman of Shawnee were married Oct. 21 at Jarbalo United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Larry Grove officiating. A reception followed in Friendship Hall.
McLouth Happenings
November 1, 2006
Kylie Campbell is McLouth High School’s Student of the Month for October. Kylie, a senior, is the daughter of Mitch and Shawnda Campbell. She plans to attend college and is undecided for a major, but plans to minor in athletic training. This award is sponsored by the McLouth Kiwanis, honoring students who exhibit outstanding citizenship and scholarship.
On the campaign trail
Candidates outline statnces at Tonganoxie political forum
November 1, 2006
Candidates, their representatives and area voters showed up in full force for last Saturday’s political forum.
Exhibition hoops hold local appeal
November 1, 2006
Local fans had three reasons to cheer last Wednesday at the Tonganoxie junior high and high school gymnasiums.
Chieftains earn fifth straight playoff berth
November 1, 2006
Jefferson West was no match for Jeff Hughes and the Tonganoxie Chieftains on Thursday night in Tonganoxie.
Sheriff withdraws support for Kline
November 1, 2006
Here are today’s headlines from the 2006 election race:
Poet’s Corner: Donna Jansen
November 1, 2006
This poem was written by Donna Jansen, Tonganoxie, whose son William G. Jansen Jr., died on Sept. 17, 2006.
Woman appears on CNN segment
November 1, 2006
A CNN Newsroom segment on how the war in Iraq is affecting people on the homefront featured a live interview with Kelly Frantz.
Clerk’s office open late for early voting
November 1, 2006
The Leavenworth County clerk’s office will be open until 7 p.m. today and Thursday to accommodate voters who would like to cast ballots in advance of Election Day.
Voters to decide state races Tuesday
For McLouth, liquor is hot-button topic in upcoming election
November 1, 2006
Tuesday’s election is a major one across Kansas — with offices of governor and attorney general up for grabs.
Basehor developers to build supermarket
November 1, 2006
For more than two years, Ed McIntosh and John Bell of Basehor’s Benchmark Management have worked to attract a grocery store to their development.
Local woman preparing for pageant
November 1, 2006
Amber DeGraeve has her plans in order.
Shelterhouse now available
November 1, 2006
Come rain or shine, the new shelterhouse at Chieftain Park gives visitors a place to take cover.
Area activist campaigns to raise awareness about human rights
November 1, 2006
Felice Boewe is banking on Americans’ compassion to bring about an end to human organ harvesting in mainland China.
On the campaign trail
Candidates outline stances at Tonganoxie political forum
November 1, 2006
Candidates, their representatives and area voters showed up in full force for last Saturday’s political forum.
New plaque dedicated at Tonganoxie Cemetery
November 1, 2006
Editor’s note: The following is from a speech given by Susy Ross. Ross is director of the museum at Tonganoxie Historic Site.
New murals depict historic events
November 1, 2006
The courthouse murals are going up. On Dec. 8, an unveiling celebration will be held to commemorate three murals painted by area artists.