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Tenant announcement delayed at Village West
September 18, 2003
Last month, Wyandotte County officials said they would announce new tenants to the Village West entertainment district in September. Those announcements have been pushed back until next month, said Don Denney, Wyandotte County spokesman.
Sales tax numbers climbing
September 18, 2003
Basehor is showing a marked increase in local sales tax from last year. According to the Kansas Department of Revenue, the city sales tax revenue is up 15 percent for the first two months of fiscal year 2004 (July 2003 to July 2004) with $17,395.98, compared against $15,124.82 for July 2002 and August 2002, which were the first months of the 2003 fiscal year.
KDOT continues 24/40 interchange
September 18, 2003
Design plans for replacing the Kansas Highway 7 and U.S. 24/40 interchange are continuing with final details to be announced in the spring, officials from the Kansas Department of Transportation said.
City weighing administrator position
City Council focuses on planning for future development
September 18, 2003
During a work session Monday, Sept. 15, members of the Basehor City Council decided to further pursue hiring a full-time city administrator in 2004.
Youth PRIDE returns to help out in Basehor
September 18, 2003
After a three year hiatus, Youth PRIDE has returned as a volunteer, civic minded organization in the city of Basehor.
Council to discuss alternatives to costly repair of intersection
September 18, 2003
Although no definitive action was taken, it became clear that members of the Basehor City Council aren’t interested in paying $640,000 to repair the intersection at 147th Street and Parallel Road.
Panel lays foundation for teamwork
September 18, 2003
Basehor-Linwood School District superintendent Jill Hackett said the foundation for teamwork was being laid Monday, Sept. 15, during the first meeting of a 160-member advisory council.
PRIDE members wait for state conference
September 18, 2003
Basehor PRIDE and Gold PRIDE members are gearing up for the statewide PRIDE Day conference and awards banquet later this month in Great Bend.
Basehor police warn of hoax; juveniles admit to vandalism
September 18, 2003
Officers of the Basehor Police Department are warning residents about a telephone scam, in which a caller baits unsuspecting people with the reward of a $50,000 check.
Council may act on annexation
September 18, 2003
During its monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 22, the Basehor City Council could give its approval for the annexations of properties currently outside the city’s boundaries.
Resignation stuns Glenwood Ridge
September 18, 2003
Glenwood Ridge Elementary School students and teachers signed a large card this week, wishing former principal Tom Sack farewell and good fortune.
Kaw Valley heartbreaker
Late Perry-Lecompton touchdown buries Basehor-Linwood, 22-19
September 18, 2003
If a freak accident would’ve disabled the scoreboard during last Friday’s football game between Basehor-Linwood and Perry-Lecompton, the casual fan probably would have figured the Bobcats were winning for most of the game.
State declares tests invalid
September 18, 2003
The Kansas Department of Education has wiped away Glenwood Ridge Elementary School student assessment scores because of “inappropriate testing circumstances.” The school is listed as not meeting annual yearly progress (AYP), the department of education determined.
Opinion: Ode to the Man in Black
September 18, 2003
In remembrance of Johnny Cash, the rocker, the rebel, the outlaw and the original Man in Black, I’m going to put a little spin on this week’s sports column.
Bobcats fall at Bishop Ward
Freshman picks up team-leading 7th goal
September 18, 2003
Basehor-Linwood lost at Bishop Ward 4-1 on Tuesday despite freshman Austin Knipp’s team-leading seventh goal of the season and several spectacular saves by sophomore goalie Zach Lowe.