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The weighting game
While waiting for another football season to kick off, several Basehor-Linwood High School football players hit the weight room harder than ever this summer in hopes of getting the Bobcats back on the
August 19, 2004
Some of those wise to athletics will say while sporting prowess is shown during games, that prowess is created during the off-season.
Opinion: Cheers to Athens
August 19, 2004
Mac cheer-dance squad honored
August 19, 2004
The Immaculata High School Cheer and Dance Team has had a busy July. They attended the Universal Dance Association’s camp at Emporia State. They received the 110% team trophy, spirit stick and superior and excellent ribbons.
Woman arrested for battering daughter
August 19, 2004
Basehor police arrested a 35-year-old woman Monday after her eldest daughter told officer she’d been choked that morning by her mother.
Odle resigns as state fire marshal
August 19, 2004
Basehor resident and long-time public servant Joe Odle plans to knock the dust off a set of Callaway-brand golf clubs now that he’s retired a year ahead of schedule as the Kansas state fire marshal.
Former inmate prime suspect in Basehor thefts
August 19, 2004
Police said a prime suspect in the burglary of the Basehor Wastewater Treatment Facility is a former Lansing Correctional Facility inmate who worked for the city as part of a work-release program.
Stand up and make your vote count’
Despite the power to “change the face of America,” experts say voung voters are ignoring elections
August 19, 2004
Talk to any candidate running for public office and they’ll tell you the same thing — cornering the market on voters in the 18 to 24-year-old demographic is essential to winning on election day.
Couple learning the ropes of teaching
August 19, 2004
It’s a scene that will be reminiscent of mornings at households across the nation this month as summertime draws to a close. They woke up early, ate a good breakfast (it’s good for learning) and loaded their backpacks to get ready for the day. It’s 7 a.m. Monday morning, classes begin shortly and the Hermons are off to school.
K-32 bridge pact awarded
August 19, 2004
The same Topeka company that is building Tonganoxie’s new sewage treatment plant soon will undertake reconstruction of a bridge over Stranger Creek in Linwood.
Basehor city attorney set to go to trial Oct. 12
August 19, 2004
Carl Cornwell, the attorney for John Thompson, the city of Basehor’s legal counsel for the past 19 years, said his client looks forward to defending himself against two misdemeanor charges leveled against him in Leavenworth County District Court.
Basehor OK’s ‘05 budget
August 19, 2004
There was only one problem with a public hearing Monday night to discuss the 2005 Basehor city budget — none of the public showed up.
EMS worker claims he was fired illegally
August 19, 2004
While one possible lawsuit is pending, another looms for Leavenworth County’s Department of Emergency Medical Services.
Basehor Council agrees to repair parking areas near city library
August 19, 2004
The Basehor City Council has deemed the parking situation near the Basehor Community Library and other businesses a safety hazard and discussed alternatives Monday night to make the area safer for motorists.
Bonner graduate killed in Iraq
August 19, 2004
I am a part of all that I have met” — from Alfred Tennyson’s “Ulysses”