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Shooting range gains partial approval
January 10, 2007
Plans are off for the establishment of a commercial outdoor shooting range in western Leavenworth County.
First baby of new year arrives just a bit early
January 10, 2007
Ashley Mikijanis and her husband, Brant Daniels, knew they wanted to give their son a name that was unique. But they didn’t expect their son to have such a unique birthday.
City moving toward April pool vote
January 10, 2007
Tonganoxie City Council members moved closer Monday night to asking city residents to approve a 3/4-cent sales tax to finance a new swimming pool.
Parents raise concerns about football
Allegations made about off-field incidents; board says it’s investigating
January 10, 2007
For several months, rumors have swirled about Tonganoxie High School football team’s alleged locker room misbehavior. But no one would speak publicly about the issue. Until Monday night.
City, district tackling sidewalk issue
January 10, 2007
For the remainder of this school year, it will be a toss up for middle school students. Do they walk on the white line, inside the white line or outside it.
After year of work, schools nearly finished
January 10, 2007
When the school bell rang last Wednesday morning, students sat at their desks in Tonganoxie Middle School for the first time.
Tonganoxie school board briefs
January 10, 2007
School construction highlighted part of the discussions at Monday night’s Tonganoxie school board meeting. School Superintendent Richard Erickson expressed his gratitude to board members and district patrons for approving the 2004 bond issue for school construction.
Obituary: Ruth Cox
1919-2007
January 10, 2007
Services for Ruth Cox, 87, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at Quisenberry Funeral Home. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Lilly Edson
January 10, 2007
Lilly (Somers) Edson, 100, died Dec. 9, 2006, at the Medallion apartment center for senior citizens in Colorado Springs.
Tonganoxie couple request interchange e-mails
January 10, 2007
Tonganoxie resident Phyllis Shilling informed council members that she and her husband, Roger, are requesting all e-mail exchanges in the last three years relating to a proposed Kansas Turnpike interchange.
Tonganoxie Invitational basketball pairings announced
January 10, 2007
Pairings for the Tonganoxie Invitational boys and girls basketball tournaments were released Wednesday. The pairings did not appear in the Jan. 10 edition of The Mirror because they were not available Tuesday at press time.
Boyda facing national criticism over war comments
January 10, 2007
U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda has become, in her first week in office, a cautionary tale for other Democrats.
Paper to sponsor spelling bee again
January 10, 2007
There will be a Kansas state spelling bee, after all.
Area family extends kindnesses during their grief Christmas Day
January 10, 2007
The family of Renee Soetaert knew Christmas 2006 would be especially difficult.
McLouth Happenings
January 10, 2007
Celebrate Recovery” meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the basement of McLouth Church of the Nazarene. This Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program is for everyone struggling with hurts, hang-ups, addictive behaviors, and recovering from drugs, alcohol, gambling, eating disorders. For more information, call (913) 796-6935 or (913) 796-6290.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
January 10, 2007
A note from an old friend; “Oh I remember the old curtain stretchers, however as I read that column I sat thinking and remembering those days, the heavy starch we’d dip them in before stretching them. … I also recalled stretchers that did a lot more for us. Those were the pant stretchers that came along of course much later than the curtain stretchers. However I’m sure they are also antique by now.”
Jarbalo Jottings
January 10, 2007
Morgan Miller, Matt, Derek and Trenton visited Tom and Jean Murry one day recently.
Remember When: A Community Review
January 10, 2007
A review of events in the Tonganoxie area, from the files of The Mirror.
Springdale news
January 10, 2007
Sharon and Wilda Lynn of Leavenworth and Evelyn Schwinn enjoyed lunch on Dec. 22 at the home of Peggy Gillaspie. Luke and Emily Cole were there also.
Recreation programs to offer indoor soccer in Tonganoxie
January 10, 2007
New indoor soccer leagues soon will be available in Tonganoxie.
JCN spoils home games for McLouth
January 10, 2007
It’s that time of year again.
Commissioner reflects on dozen years in office
January 10, 2007
Don Navinsky is going home to his farm.
Tonganoxie city council briefs
January 10, 2007
Tonganoxie Realtor J.W. Evans told city council members Monday that he might have a buyer for 50 acres the city owns west of Linwood.
School showcases renovations, additions
January 10, 2007
Christy Weller resembled a nervous event planner all day Friday.
Best day ever: Seeing shuttle launch
January 10, 2007
By far, the greatest day I ever had was … (wait, my wife just walked into the room) … ahem, my wedding day of course. It was so special, and my bride looked so radiant and lovely in her wedding gown. It was perfect, and I’ll never forget it.
Letters to the editor: Township concerns
January 10, 2007
Residents of Stranger Township be aware! Aware that your board is making decisions affecting the safety of you and your property, without your input.
Letters to the editor: Death of a Saddam
January 10, 2007
Saddam is dead. His passing is notable because it was the result of a fair trial by his own people. He holds a unique position among recent tyrants and dictators: only he had the benefit of due process before his much deserved and widely welcomed demise.
County prefers working with county businesses
January 10, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners want to keep their business in the county, but they won’t do it at an undue expense to taxpayers, they indicated Monday.
Commission selects new chairman
January 10, 2007
It was a whirlwind Monday for J.C. Tellefson. With his wife, mother and an audience of about 50 well-wishers and county employees looking on, Tellefson was sworn into office as the newest Leavenworth County commissioner.
Obituary: David Austin Enloe
1932-2006
January 10, 2007
A memorial service for David Austin Enloe, 74, Bonner Springs will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at First Christian Church, 148 N. Nettleton, Bonner Springs. Cremation is planned, with inurnment later in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Obituary: William S. “Bill” Fannin
1929-2007
January 10, 2007
Services for William S. “Bill” Fannin Jr., 77, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Will Fort Leavenworth’s new counterinsurgency manual work in Iraq?
January 10, 2007
Here are today’s headlines about Kansas military matters:
New teams to compete at Randy Starcher Invitational
January 10, 2007
Tonganoxie on Saturday for the Randy Starcher Memorial Wrestling Invitational.
THS boys make history at home
January 10, 2007
Friday night, for the first time in recent memory, it was the Tonganoxie High boys who stole the spotlight in the series between Bonner Springs and THS.
Two more board candidates file
January 10, 2007
Last week, two more area residents filed to run for Tonganoxie school board positions. Rex Hutton is running for Position No. 2, and Patti Bitler has filed for the Position No. 3 seat.