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6 junior high school students suspended
Officials: Two freshmen confessed they distributed narcotic painkiller to other students
September 13, 2006
Tonganoxie police are investigating two Tonganoxie Junior High students who admitted distributing prescription pills to other students.
Letter to the editor: Speak up about crimes
September 13, 2006
To the editor: Good news! The go-cart that was stolen from our home has been recovered, thanks to a good friend’s watchful eye. It was sitting in a junk pile of a construction shop just off the highway.
Obituary: Grace DeHoff
1919-2006
September 13, 2006
Services for Grace E. DeHoff, 87, Tonganoxie, were held Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Wayne A. Turner
1930-2006
September 13, 2006
Services for Wayne Turner, 76, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Sept. 11, 2006, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. A private burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
City to pay for study of highway interchange effects
September 13, 2006
Tonganoxie City Council members agreed Monday to spend up to $5,500 for an economic impact study on the effects of an interchange on the Kansas Turnpike.
Advisory board to review new swimming pool
September 13, 2006
City council member Jim Truesdell is eager to roll up his sleeves and plunge into work on a new Tonganoxie swimming pool.
Colleagues remember former undersheriff
1930-2006
September 13, 2006
Last week, Leavenworth County and Tonganoxie lost a veteran law enforcement officer. Wayne Turner, who died Wednesday, Sept. 6, at age 76, was known for his investigative skills.
Happy, the wayward cockatiel, returns to owner
September 13, 2006
Happy Doodle has come home.
Station’s closing affects longtime customers
September 13, 2006
Even with all the gasoline pump handles covered by plastic bags, some customers at Petro and Pantry Phillips 66 still tried to fill their cars with gasoline.
Area woman marking 50th birthday with 60-mile walk
September 13, 2006
This weekend, Basehor resident Julie Cogley will put on her tennis shoes and step out for the walk of a lifetime.
Shouts and Murmurs: On the lookout for the perfect dog
September 13, 2006
Living in the country, it’s reassuring to have watchdogs.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
September 13, 2006
The art of quilting has been around for centuries. We think of it almost totally for quilts (bed-covers).
Goal posts earn rave reviews
September 13, 2006
Jeff Hughes is a fan of the new goal posts at Beatty Field.
McLouth volleyball team adjusts to playing in marathon contests
September 13, 2006
If they’d been playing baseball, it would have been extra innings. If they’d been playing basketball, it would have been overtime.
McLouth runners receive taste of state championship course
September 13, 2006
McLouth High runners took a stab at the state cross country course Saturday.
Bulldogs bounce Mustangs
September 13, 2006
McLouth is back on track.
Football team overcomes fumbles, flags
September 13, 2006
Yellow hankies weren’t tucked in referees’ pockets much during Friday’s Tonganoxie-Bishop Ward football game.
Tonganoxie ‘making progress’ despite tough slate
September 13, 2006
Ken Lott is still searching for his team’s first win of the season.
THS sweeps in season opener
September 13, 2006
One might say the Tonganoxie High volleyball team came out a little cold Thursday.
Closing the shop
September 13, 2006
Visitors thronged to Lenahan’s Hardware one last time. As auctioneer Lynne Sebree ran the show, John Lenahan, owner of the hardware store since 1971, relaxed in his office chair.
Remember when: A community review
September 13, 2006
Deaths: Donald L. Claypool, 44, Houston, Texas, died Aug. 8, 1996. Mary Lorraine Emig, 83, Tonganoxie, died Aug. 10, 1996. Arta Mae Fowler, 64, Basehor, died Aug. 9, 1996. Dru Hunter John, 43, St. John, died July 16, 1996. Robert Lloyd Surles Sr., 75, Lawrence, died Aug. 8, 1996.
Chieftains roll at Maur Hill
September 13, 2006
Tonganoxie High’s boys and girls cross country squads each have a team title to their credit early in the season.
MHS venue to celebrate new name
September 13, 2006
Stan Braksick had some advice for Donnie Edmonds when he moved to McLouth some 30 years ago.