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County commission expresses interest in regional airport
March 28, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners are “on board” with the concept of a regional airport in Leavenworth County but continue to have questions.
Departing news editor recalls highs, lows at The Mirror
March 28, 2007
I left the office Friday afternoon with my key ring two keys lighter.
Votes cast Tuesday directly affect us all
March 28, 2007
We can’t agree more with the old saw, “All politics is local.”
Walk to Remember’ to salute fallen Kansas, Missouri soldiers
March 28, 2007
The city of Weston on Saturday will play host to the second annual “Walk to Remember” honoring the more than 100 Kansas and Missouri soldiers who have lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Rain spoils a MHS opener
March 28, 2007
The McLouth High baseball team’s season opener wasn’t much of a season opener.
THS squads play in basketball benefit
March 28, 2007
Tonganoxie High fans will have one final chance to see this year’s senior girls and boys basketball players compete.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room (March 28, 2007)
March 28, 2007
Yes we have people everywhere that we need desperately at times.
Springdale News (March 28, 2007)
March 28, 2007
Cody Sumeric, grandson of Jan and Oris Nelson, was given the Florida Boys State award given by American Legion, based on academic and community involvement.
Jarbalo Jottings (March 28, 2007)
March 28, 2007
Steve and Gail Fitzwater visited Thamar Barnett on Sunday and took her to eat at Bichelmeyer’s in Tonganoxie.
Plans for distillery in Leavenworth County progress
March 28, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission has unanimously approved a change in zoning regulations that adds alcohol distillation in rural areas of the county — not including bottling, mixing or retail sales — to uses allowed under a special use permit.
U.S. 24-40 group to discuss findings
March 28, 2007
An open house is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Basehor-Linwood High School gymnasium, 2108 N. 155th St.
Poet’s Corner: Loren Chenoweth
March 28, 2007
This week’s poet is school bus driver Loren Chenoweth.
Birth: Mercedes Burke
March 28, 2007
Patrick and Tricia Burke, Caldwell, Idaho, announce the birth of a daughter, Mercedes Dawn Burke, on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2007, at West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell.
Wedding: Steeby-Fisher
March 28, 2007
Laura Elizabeth Steeby and Brandon Dean Fisher were married Nov. 25, 2006, at First Baptist Church in Basehor.
Opal “Faye” Pence
March 28, 2007
Services for Opal “Faye” Pence, 86, Lawrence, were Tuesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
James Edward Rightmire
March 28, 2007
Services for James Edward Rightmire, 59, of Tonganoxie, were Monday, March 26, at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Obituary: Brad Louis Towell
March 28, 2007
Graveside services for Brad Louis Towell, 58, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, at National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
E. Warner Ward
March 28, 2007
Private inurnment for E. Warner Ward, 86, Tonganoxie, will be at Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: William M. Newby
March 28, 2007
Services for William M. Newby, 80, Leavenworth, were Monday, March 26, at McLouth Church of the Nazarene. Burial was Tuesday, March 27, at Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
Obituary: David Lee Bothwell
March 28, 2007
Services for David Lee Bothwell, 65, Manhattan, were Saturday, March 24, at Megrue-Price Funeral Home Chapel in Superior, Neb. Burial was in Webber Cemetery at Webber, Neb.
McLouth Happenings (March 28, 2007)
March 28, 2007
Five McLouth community churches invite you to attend Holy Week Services during the week prior to Easter, April 1 through April 6.
Interchange opponents take case to Lawrence
March 28, 2007
A group of Leavenworth County residents opposed to an interchange to the Kansas Turnpike at County Road 1 has gone outside the county to discuss an alternative.
Fate of new pool rests with voters
March 28, 2007
Besides the questions of who will be the next mayor of Tonganoxie or who will fill the available City Council and school board seats, the big question being asked in the April 3 election is whether voters want to dive into a new sales tax to help fund a new swimming pool.
Countdown to Election Day begins
City, school races to be decided
March 28, 2007
Voters on Tuesday will elect city council and school board representatives in Tonganoxie, Linwood and McLouth.
Mayoral, City Council candidates respond to Q&A
March 28, 2007
The Mirror asked candidates for Tonganoxie mayor and City Council to respond to questions of interest prior to next week’s April 3 election. Here are their answers, which in some cases were edited because the candidate exceeded word limitations.
Tonganoxie School board candidates respond to Q&A
March 28, 2007
The Mirror asked candidates for the Tonganoxie School Board to respond to questions of interest prior to next week’s April 3 election. Here are their answers, which in some cases were edited because the candidate exceeded word limitations.
Dawgs eye return trip to 3A state
March 28, 2007
McLouth has its share of regional softball runner-up banners in its high school gymnasium.
THS girls soccer ready for debut
Coach welcomes 38 players for inaugural year
March 28, 2007
Encouragement was high Monday on the soccer practice field west of Tonganoxie High School.
Chieftains return full squad
Assistant takes over as head coach for team that earned state berth
March 28, 2007
They’re hungry for another state berth.
Rember when: A community review (March 28, 2007)
March 28, 2007
10 years ago: Feb. 26, 1997
Jayhawk finds home on downtown bench
March 28, 2007
A Jayhawk, made of inch-thick wood, graced a downtown bench during Kansas University’s NCAA Tournament run.