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Opinion: Everyday heroes
April 29, 2004
An old Army veteran once told me the difference between martyrs and heroes is that martyrs would die for their country but heroes would rather live for theirs.
Lady ‘Cats bid farewell to seniors with Game 2 victory
April 29, 2004
In what has become a regular and moving tradition at Basehor-Linwood High School, the BLHS softball program said goodbye to another crop of seniors Tuesday, April 27.
Ace emerges from BLHS deck
BLHS junior Josh Ishmael has quickly become the ace of the Bobcats pitching staff
April 29, 2004
Josh Ishmael didn’t start off the year as Basehor-Linwood’s ace pitcher.
City warms to pyramid zoning
April 29, 2004
The Basehor City Council reached a consensus this week to move forward with its previous model for zoning classifications. City Council members, however, did not approve pyramid zoning Monday night, opting instead to allow city attorney John Thompson to research legal aspects of the new classification before approving an ordinance.
Bond cut in Leavenworth gender case
April 29, 2004
Leavenworth County District Judge Frederick Stewart denied Sandy Gast’s request for a jury trial last Wednesday, but he did knock down Gast’s bond from $2,500.
Many candidates for job
April 29, 2004
It appears Basehor city officials will have plenty of candidates to select from when choosing a new police chief.
BLHS volunteers honored
April 29, 2004
The names of four Basehor-Linwood High School students will appear on a list read by President George W. Bush as part of the Points of Light program, a national effort to recognize young volunteers.
Basehor weighs pay for officials
April 29, 2004
The Basehor City Council has not taken action on a proposal that would eliminate the mayor’s salary and redistribute that money equally among City Council members.
Highway discussion to resume
April 29, 2004
Nearly all cities in Leavenworth County agree that the best use for the Kansas Highway 7 corridor is as a freeway. Just one city has expressed contrary wishes, said Greg Kaaz, chairman of a Leavenworth Area Development infrastructure committee.
Former police officer bids for sheriff
April 29, 2004
Residents of Leavenworth County will soon be able to say there’s a new sheriff in town. Just who that sheriff will be, however, will have to wait at least until August.
Students, colleagues remember J.T.
April 29, 2004
The contribution John Thornton made to the Basehor-Linwood School District was never more evident than on Saturday morning at First Baptist Church in Basehor.
City Council slams breaks on speed limit increase
April 29, 2004
A proposal that would have allowed an increase to speed limits along 155th Street appeared to be on cruise control at Monday night’s Basehor City Council meeting. Until, that is, it was time to vote. That’s when the City Council slammed on the brakes.