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Area youths talk to council about building skate park
September 27, 2006
It’s been more than five years since serious talk about a skate park in Tonganoxie was heard at a Tonganoxie city council meeting.
Question and answer with candidates for governor
September 27, 2006
Q: Will you promise to protect the level of education funding provided for in the three-year school funding plan approved this year by the Legislature and approved by the Kansas Supreme Court? Please answer yes or no, and explain why.
School funding ranks in top state issues
September 27, 2006
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series exploring critical issues that Kansas’ elected leaders will have to face in the next four years. Candidates’ responses will be posted on The Mirror online, www.tonganoxiemirror.com
Cat’s Eye: The adventures of summertime
September 27, 2006
They are as stealthily as ninjas, as invisible as air. They sense your presence even though you are oblivious to theirs. As you go about your happy life, they are waiting. They will cross the border and attack and have you for lunch without you even knowing it.
Rural Tonganoxie man to appear before jury
September 27, 2006
A jury will decide whether a 32-year-old rural Tonganoxie man is guilty of an aggravated assault charge that stems from a July incident in which a shotgun was fired once at a Leavenworth County sheriff’s deputy.
Vechicle accident claims Basehor man’s life
September 27, 2006
Dripped candle wax, and sidewalk chalk messages from a candlelight vigil held for Stephen William Brock on Sunday night remain scrawled on the pavement in front of the Brock’s home in Basehor.
Poets’ Corner: Mike Vestal
September 27, 2006
Editor’s note: This week’s poetry is by Mike Vestal, Tonganoxie
Morrison takes out after Kline
September 27, 2006
Johnson County District Attorney Paul Morrison says he has no delusions about his fall campaign and the election for Kansas attorney general.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
September 27, 2006
You’ve probably more than once folded a handkerchief, napkin or even a washcloth (after) laundering, only to find the corners are far from even and it won’t fold up squarely at all. It may have been or appeared to have been perfectly square.
McLouth Happenings
September 27, 2006
On September 17, Bob and Alfreda Ryan attended the Ryan family reunion at the Lansing Community Center. Also attending were their daughters and families, Sue and Derek Ong, and their grandson, Scott, from Ozawkie; Kathel Dungan, of Beeville, Texas; and her two sons, Mike Dungan and his wife Shawlyn;ndhristopher Dungan,nd Jill Braun,f Carterville, Ill.; Anah and Dwayne Mance, and their children Megan, Sarajo and Brandon, his wife, Bridget, and their infant daughter, Lauren, from Easton. All of Bob’s seven first cousins were present, and 19 out of 27 of the next generation of cousins were present with their families, for a total of 110. Four generations were represented.
Remember when: A community review
September 27, 2006
Springdale News
September 27, 2006
Jan and Orie Neslon celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 1. Their children and families took them to Pierpont Restaurant and then to Union Station in Kansas City, Mo. They had a wonderful time.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 27, 2006
Tom and Jean Murry went Sept. 15 to Eudora to visit Rachel Quisenberry and see their new great-grandson, Anthony.
McLouth’s only liquor store owner files suit over wording of petition
Jefferson County court hearing set for next Friday
September 27, 2006
A McLouth liquor store owner says a petition carried by residents of McLouth was invalid.
McLouth blanks Valley Falls, 46-0
September 27, 2006
McLouth fans who watched Friday’s homecoming game against Valley Falls also witnessed an episode of The Trevor Keling Show.
Tonganoxie soccer forges tie with Eudora squad
September 27, 2006
The Tonganoxie High School soccer team is scoring goals.
Boys finish second, girls third at home
September 27, 2006
Kezia Huseman was in a pretty good mood after her race Monday at the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Tonganoxie football motors past Mill Valley, now 4-0
September 27, 2006
Tonganoxie turned what was billed as a Kaw Valley League showdown into a convincing win for the hometown Chieftains.
Republicans battle each other in AG race
September 27, 2006
Here are today’s headlines from the 2006 election race:
Obituary: Bernard E. McEnulty
1926-2006
September 27, 2006
Funeral services for Bernard E. McEnulty, 79, Emmett, were Monday, September 25, 2006, at the Emmett United Methodist Church. Burial was at the St. Cleree Cemetery, north of Emmett.
Obituary: Stephen William Brock
1985-2006
September 27, 2006
Memorial services for Stephen William Brock, 21, Basehor, were Tuesday, September 26, 2006, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. A private burial will be held at a later date.
Holding court at home
Tonganxoie volleyball squad snags first home invite title since 1998
September 27, 2006
Talk about a long day.
Vehicle accident claims Basehor man’s life
September 27, 2006
Dripped candle wax, and sidewalk chalk messages from a candlelight vigil held for Stephen William Brock on Sunday night remain scrawled on the pavement in front of the Brock’s home in Basehor.
National Merit commends THS senior for high standing
September 27, 2006
Tonganoxie has its share of scholars. And senior Mike Fonkert is one of them.
Tonganoxie’s school
September 27, 2006
The numbers prove what students, teachers and administrators already know. Tonganoxie’s enrollment continues to grow.
District suspends two students for alleged use of marijuana
September 27, 2006
Two Tonganoxie High football players did not play Friday against Mill Valley, because school officials suspected them of using marijuana earlier that day.
Drama looks at ‘what ifs’ in Randy Leach case
September 27, 2006
Tonganoxie teen Garrett Kelly’s new acting role stages him in the center of a true and ongoing Leavenworth County mystery.
Letters to the editor: Blown out of porton; More grief for students
September 27, 2006
This last week was full of excitement. Well, what others call excitement. There are many who stand crushed. Six of our freshman students were caught red-handed. These were/still are good students. Two of the six are my close friends and the other four my peers.
Collisions on 24-40 heighten concerns
September 27, 2006
Last week, two collisions occurred on U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie.
Kline has a new Web site; Morrison has a new GOP ally
September 27, 2006
Here are today’s headlines from the 2006 election race: