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TMS track snagging medals
May 9, 2007
The Tonganoxie Middle School boys and girls track teams have been blazing trails on the track and in field events this spring. The following are results from the Lansing Meet April 17. Look in upcoming editions of The Mirror for additional results:
Chieftain girls win first Sr. Night
May 9, 2007
The inaugural Tonganoxie High girls soccer Senior Night will forever have a “W” next to it in the record books.
Postal Service
May 9, 2007
The Tonganoxie Post Office officially will be collecting canned foods during their mail routes this Saturday as part of the national drive.
Jarbalo Jottings
May 9, 2007
Correction: In the article last week about Charles and Connie Sheppard taking Bid Sheppard to Union Station, it should have read that they ate at the Harvey House there.
Remember When: A Community Review
May 9, 2007
10 years ago: April 9, 1997 Thomas D. Stark has been promoted in the U. S. Air Force to the rank of staff sergeant. The sergeant is a helicopter crew chief with the 116th Helicopter Generation Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Springdale News
May 9, 2007
Judy Sloan, Eugene and Eileen Kramer and Helen Edmonds met on Thursday, April 26, at Evelyn’s home to prepare the letter to go out for the Easton Rural High School reunion to be at 6 p.m. June 2 at St. Lawrence Hall in Easton.
McLouth Happenings
May 9, 2007
Megan Howerton is McLouth High School’s Student of the Month for April. Megan, a senior, is the daughter of Becky and David Davis. She plans to attend Pittsburg State University and major in nursing. This award is sponsored by the McLouth Kiwanis, honoring students who have exhibited outstanding citizenship and scholarship.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
May 9, 2007
It has taken awhile, as it always does, but styles in time seem to go full circle.
Another prestigious award
Pistora named scholar-athlete of year, earns $2,000 for college
May 9, 2007
Move over Gil Meche, here comes Ali Pistora.
Fourth-graders take audience on global tour
May 9, 2007
Fourth-grade students at the Tonganoxie Elementary School got a chance to perform songs, play instruments and dance in front of their parents for this year’s fourth-grade vocal music and physical education program.
New THS principal sees job as best in state
May 9, 2007
Jamie Carlisle is aware of the revolving door of administrators the Tonganoxie School District is experiencing.
McLouth school expansion on tap
Band, vocal programs to benefit from fine arts wing
May 9, 2007
For years students taking band classes in the Mclouth schools have been finding it harder and harder to find a place to practice.
County commission mulls putting court records online
May 9, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners have expressed their support of efforts to bring county court records online but also said they would need more time to research the matter.
5th-graders prepare for real life experience
May 9, 2007
Tonganoxie Elementary School fifth-graders already are getting into the “real world.” Well, almost.
Thompson signs with Doge City
May 9, 2007
Rachael Thompson has no plans to get the heck out of Dodge.
Mortgage firm to relocate
May 9, 2007
The Pinehurst Retail building in Basehor is now full, thanks in part to a Tonganoxie business’ relocation.
Garbage at fairgrounds draws state officials’ concern
May 9, 2007
It looks as if the Leavenworth County Fair Board has some cleaning up to do.
County keeps eye on flooding
May 9, 2007
Stranger Creek and the Missouri River are the county’s main concern.
THS, TMS principal openings are filled
Board also hires assistant at elementary school
May 9, 2007
The Tonganoxie School Board has hired three more administrators in the past week, filling key positions that had been left vacant with resignations this spring.
KTA announces increase in turnpike fares beginning July 1
May 9, 2007
Start digging through the sofa cushions.
KSU lists December graduates from area
May 9, 2007
These area students graduated in December from Kansas State University.
Letters to the editor: Removing the stigma
May 9, 2007
To the editor:
A tribute to all dedicated Moms
May 9, 2007
Spring is absolutely my favorite season of the year. As an avid gardener, I wait all year for the new growing season. It is so exciting to see plants and flowers begin to make their debut for another year.
Our View: Our hearts go out to Greensburg
May 9, 2007
As Kansans, we certainly empathize with those in Greensburg, the southwest Kansas town virtually wiped away by a devastating tornado last week.
Births: Grace Patterson
March 15, 2007
May 9, 2007
Bob and Lisa Patterson, Tonganoxie, announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Elizabeth, born at 12:39 p.m. March 15, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Poet’s Corner
May 9, 2007
This week’s poet is Shari Paynter of Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Sally D. Wilcox
1921 - 2007
May 9, 2007
Services for Sally D. Wilcox, 85, Winfield, were April 11 at Grace Episcopal Church in Winfield.
Obituary: Elizabeth Hoegler
1910 - 2007
May 9, 2007
Services for Elizabeth Hoegler, 96, Basehor, will be at 10 a.m. today, May 9, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor. Burial will be in Holy Angels Cemetery.
Obituary: Raymond M. Crosby
1925 - 2007
May 9, 2007
Graveside services for Raymond M. Crosby, 81, Tonganoxie, were Sunday, May 6, at Lanagan Cemetery in Lanagan, Mo.
Obituary: William Edward “Bill” Bradford
1923 - 2007
May 9, 2007
Memorial services for William Edward “Bill” Bradford, 83, Wamego, will be at 2 p.m. today, May 9, at Stewart Funeral Home in Wamego. Private inurnment will be at McLouth Cemetery.
Obituary: Mary Louise “Biddy” Miller Hurlbut
1926 - 2007
May 9, 2007
Memorial services for Mary Louise “Biddy” Miller Hurlbut, 80, Tonganoxie, were Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence. Private inurnment will be at a later date.
Rescheduled high school events for Tuesday, May 8
May 9, 2007
The Tonganoxie High girls soccer team will play today at Basehor. The junior varsity will start at 4:30 p.m., while the varsity will follow at 6 p.m.
Teenager critically injured in accident
May 9, 2007
A 19-year-old Leavenworth man, injured Friday when his motorcycle collided with a car in a turning lane east of Tonganoxie, was listed in critical condition Tuesday, a University of Kansas Hospital official said.
McLouth softball hitting its stride as postseason approaches
May 9, 2007
Given the rural feel of the small town where he practices his craft, it makes perfect sense McLouth High softball coach Ballard Patterson would opt for a nature-inspired metaphor to describe the state of his program.
THS golfers frustrated with slew of rainouts
May 9, 2007
Perhaps no single sports team has been as drastically derailed by the ongoing soggy northeastern Kansas spring as the Tonganoxie High boys golf squad.
Chieftain teams compete at SMN Relays
May 9, 2007
Unlike most schools, Tonganoxie High doesn’t set up a big shade-providing tent somewhere in the stadium to keep its athletes out of the blistering sun when it travels to track meets.
Runoff overwhelms treatment plant’s pump
May 9, 2007
When one of the three effluent pumps at the Tonganoxie Sewage Treatment Plant fails, the city can be assured that the two remaining pumps are more than enough to cover the city’s sewage needs.
Smelser to defend title
May 9, 2007
McLouth native and Kansas State University student Mark Smelser will look to defend his men’s Division I criterium title at the 2007 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, which will be held Friday through Sunday in the Lawrence area.
Crouse to play football at Pitt State
May 9, 2007
McLouth High senior Danny Crouse has signed a letter of intent to play football at Pittsburg State University this fall.
Obituary: Evelyn Marie Nelson
1925 - 2007
May 9, 2007
Memorial services for Evelyn Marie Nelson, 82, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, May 8, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. She will be buried later in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Tonganoxie, with her daughter, Vicki.
Activists to take silent stand for peace
Organizers say demonstration scheduled for Sunday ‘not a political thing’
May 9, 2007
Sunday afternoon, Susy Ross will be standing in the park.
KU to offer new class: Personal Finance 101
May 9, 2007
Freshmen and sophomores will get a chance to learn about real-life financial issues — avoiding credit debt, developing a budget, saving for retirement and more — as part of a new course to be offered this fall through Kansas University’s School of Business.
Sixth-graders’ essays tell all about moms
May 9, 2007
Sixth-graders at Tonganoxie Middle School recently wrote essays about their mothers, and teachers submitted the works to the Lawrence Journal-World for consideration for a special Mother’s Day Tribute. Here’s a look at some of the submitted essays.