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Driver in accident that killed Amanda Bixby pleads not guilty
But immigration officers escort defendant from justice center after hearing
June 27, 2007
A Lansing man pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning in Leavenworth County District Court to several traffic violations in connection with a Valentine’s Day three-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Tonganoxie woman.
Mother worries as son deploys to Iraq
June 27, 2007
The family of Staff Sgt. James Hoffhines has mixed emotions about his upcoming deployment to Iraq.
Petition lawsuit decision expected
June 27, 2007
A long-awaited court decision surrounding the city’s involvement in funding improvements to County Road 1 is expected today.
Efficiency study shows work to be done in schools
June 27, 2007
The Tonganoxie and McLouth school districts have some room in which to improve when it comes to efficiency, according to a new study on spending and student learning in Kansas public schools.
Commission to offer ‘cultural grants’
June 27, 2007
Historical groups and museums in Leavenworth County will share 4.2 percent more funding from the county commission in 2008 than in 2007, but the aid will funneled out as competitive grants.
Buttons honor fatality accident victim
Defendant in wreck that killed Amanda Bixby scheduled to go before judge
June 27, 2007
Amanda Bixby’s smiling face graces the front of a simple button, three-toned in black, light green and red.
City Council Briefs
June 27, 2007
Bridge work to cost $35,000
Owners fall for their fainting goats
June 27, 2007
Wayne and Kathy Gillett have to be careful around their kids, they never know when one might faint.
Baseball Roundup
June 27, 2007
The Tonganoxie Chieftains USSSA baseball team defeated Santa Fe Trail twice on June 19 in Carbondale.
THS to face new foes next season
June 27, 2007
Beginning in 2008, Bonner Springs High will play host to an eight-team baseball tournament that will be played at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, home of the Kansas City T-Bones.
Sorrentino: Ball field symbolizes career transition
June 27, 2007
It was fitting when the Tonganoxie Chieftains USSSA baseball team played in a tournament in Lawrence a little more than a week ago.
Sweet home Alabama
Volk brothers to reunite next spring at Division I program
June 27, 2007
John Volk hasn’t played baseball with his younger brother Daniel in two years.
Winless no more
Tonganoxie man nets first-ever win
June 27, 2007
Tonganoxie resident Ryan Koch has fished in Kansas Walleye Association tournaments for five years and never recorded a victory.
Turner to become largest school in KVL
June 27, 2007
Turner High School has been accepted into the Kaw Valley League and will begin play during the 2008-09 season.
Letters to the editor: Stopping illegal immigration
June 27, 2007
To the editor: I am in favor of immigration, “legal” immigration that is, and except for a few remaining true Americans (the American Indian) we are all here as a result of immigration. Many foreign born are here legally and I applaud them.
Preventing unwanted pet litters
June 27, 2007
I am writing out of frustration with my fellow citizens of Leavenworth County. I have lived here for several years now, and believe that the vast majority of people in this area are far from ignorant, certainly not lazy, and overall, caring people. Most have reasonable financial means.
Our View: Pleasant St. bridge decision prudent
June 27, 2007
City officials in Tonganoxie are to be congratulated for their problem-solving effort surrounding the Pleasant Street bridge.
Trail signs warn of after-dark use
June 27, 2007
New signs on Chieftain Trail warn users they are walking on the trail at their own risk after dark.
Prison term ordered in federal drug case
June 27, 2007
A Leavenworth man whose apartment contained a crawl space where weapons and drugs were found earlier this year has been sentenced Monday to 135 months in federal prison on drug-trafficking charges.
The Record
June 27, 2007
Tonganoxie City Fire Department & Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Births
June 27, 2007
Nathan Allen Johnson; Daya Chrislyn Causer; Adelaide Violet Sivits
Obituary: Doris June Salmon
1925 - 2007
June 27, 2007
A memorial service for Doris June Salmon, 81, will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at Reno Methodist Church on the Tonganoxie Historic Site campus, 201 W. Washington.
John Lenahan’s memories
June 27, 2007
History is my hobby and my interest.
Poet’s Corner
June 27, 2007
This week’s poet is Delores White, a Tonganoxie resident who attended the old District 17 schoolhouse at Findley in Linn County.
Richard Alvin Groves Jr.
1957 - 2007
June 27, 2007
Services for Richard Alvin Groves Jr., 49, Basehor, were Monday, June 25, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor. Burial was at Holy Angels Cemetery.
McLouth Happenings
June 27, 2007
Brides from the Past” will be featured at Old Jefferson Town, on Highway 59 in Oskaloosa, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 30. Vintage bridal gowns will be displayed in Edmonds Chapel, and there will be an antique / collectible car show on the grounds. If you would like to add your car to the display, just drive it in.
Springdale News
June 27, 2007
Father’s Day was celebrated June 19 at Springfield Friends Church with the Sunday school children making gifts for fathers who were present.
Jarbalo Jottings
June 27, 2007
Jim Murry, Jean Andra, Verna Cutright, Michelle and Rosemary Murry played host to a cookout June 10 so everyone could visit with Mike and Sue Murry of Beckley, W.Va. Guests were: Pat, Jeanne and Marianne Murry and friend, Curtis, of Olathe; Alison and Travis Brown and two sons of Olathe; Tom and Cindy Murry of Tonganoxie; Tim and Diane of rural Leavenworth; Morgan Miller, Matt and the twins of McLouth; Rachel Quisenberry and Anthony of Eudora; Lizzy Murry and her twin brother of Princeton; Tom and Jean Murry.
Remember When: A Community Review
June 27, 2007
Dale and Lois Hand, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 1997, followed by a dance at the Senior Citizen Center in Lawrence.
Chat live with Tonganoxie Mayor Mike Vestal
June 27, 2007
Tonganoxie Mayor Mike Vestal will be conducting a live Web chat at 1:30 p.m on Wednesday, June 27. The chat is brought to you by the Lawrence Journal-World and Channel 6 News.
Technology audit results prompt second resignation
June 27, 2007
The Tonganoxie School District will be in search of a second technology staff member.
Court sides with city on CR1
Judge finds County Road 1 petition invalid
June 27, 2007
A petition calling for a referendum on the City of Tonganoxie’s ability to help fund the development on County Road 1 is invalid, Leavenworth County District Judge David King ruled Wednesday.
Mirror to deliver early next week
June 27, 2007
The Fourth of July holiday will cause some temporary changes at The Mirror. Instead of its usual Wednesday delivery, the newspaper will be published and delivered on Tuesday, July 3. The deadline for display advertising in next week’s paper is 5 p.m. today, June 27; deadline to submit classified advertisements for next week’s paper is 10 a.m. Monday, July 2. The Mirror offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4.
Obituary: Christopher Craig McPherson
2007
June 27, 2007
Services for Christopher Craig McPherson, infant son of Laramie and Christine Crockett McPherson, Topeka, were Saturday, June 23, at Grantville United Methodist Church. Burial was in Grantville Cemetery.
Mayor outlines vision for steady, clean growth
June 27, 2007
Tonganoxie Mayor Mike Vestal has a vision of bringing steady, quality growth to the city.
Architects unveil plans for new city pool
Features include 5 swimming lanes, two diving boards, zero-depth area for youngsters
June 27, 2007
Everyone in the council chambers gathered around as Steve Palmer of Sullivan Palmer Architects showed updated renderings for the design of the new Tonganoxie Pool during Monday’s City Council meeting.