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Basehor woman to donate kidney to ailing father
August 22, 2001
Sometimes making big decisions can be difficult, but when Marcie (Clouse) Harnden found out her father needed a kidney transplant, she said there was no decision to be made she already knew she wanted to donate one of her own.
Police tighten enforcement of seat belt law
August 22, 2001
As part of the Basehor Police Department’s participation in a statewide effort to heighten driver safety, a new emphasis will be placed on seat belt laws while driving in the city.
School begins for Basehor-Linwood
August 22, 2001
While adjusting to a new school environment can be tough on students, school officials at Glenwood Ridge Elementary School are making efforts to make students and their families feel more comfortable.
City ponders revitalization program
August 22, 2001
In the next few weeks, the Basehor City Council will explore the possibility of implementing a neighborhood revitalization program for parts of the city.
Burning Tree, a golfer’s delight
August 22, 2001
Local golfers can expect an afternoon of green fairways, firm greens and challenging shots at the recently completed Burning Tree Golf Club. Burning Tree Golf Club is a nine-hole, par 35 golf course next to the Kansas River in the Leavenworth County portion of De Soto.
Varsity volleyball old hat for Bobcats’ leader
August 22, 2001
Two games into her freshman season at Basehor-Linwood High School, Christina McCarty was moved up from junior varsity to varsity. When she joined the varsity squad, only one uniform number remained, No. 11, and now as she prepares to start her fourth year of varsity volleyball, McCarty said she couldn’t even remember what her junior varsity jersey number was.
Bobcats enter season with experienced players, rookie coach
August 22, 2001
The Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team has most of its players returning this season, but it will be replacing a coach. Former volleyball coach Kevin Suther resigned at the end of last season and stepping in as his replacement will be Suther’s assistant, Mardy Robinson.
Linwood woman killed in wreck
August 22, 2001
A 21-year-old Linwood resident was killed in a car accident on Thursday, Aug. 16, in Leavenworth County.
Bobcats battling for starting spots
August 22, 2001
Who plays in a game is a direct result of who plays in practice. That mentality is what most football coaches have when it comes to handing out starting nods. And at Basehor-Linwood High School, the players are aware of that.