Archive for Thursday, January 15, 2004

Also from January 15

All stories

Board to discuss facilities, trends in workshop session
January 15, 2004
The Basehor-Linwood School Board will begin in-depth discussions regarding facilities and enrollment trends during a workshop next month.
Driver is found guilty
January 15, 2004
After a one-day trial, Leavenworth County District Judge Frederick Stewart upheld municipal convictions against Brett Bidnick Thursday, Jan. 8, in district court. Bidnick is the alleged second driver in the Oct. 8, 2003, fatality accident, which claimed the life of 22-year-old Basehor man Kevin Swope.
Ex-clerk’s probation modified
January 15, 2004
A judge chose not to revoke the probation of a former Basehor employee, previously sentenced in a case arising from a shortage at City Hall, Friday, Jan. 9 in Leavenworth County District Court.
Basehor board approves energy audit
January 15, 2004
Tempted by savings of $600,000, the Basehor-Linwood School Board has hired an Overland Park company to oversee an energy audit for each school in the district.
Steam engine travels through Bonner on way to Super Bowl
January 15, 2004
The seven-state, 2,250-mile tour of Union Pacific Railroad’s “Challenger” No. 3985 brought the world’s largest operating steam locomotive through Bonner Springs Wednesday.
High school considers reporting change
January 15, 2004
Students who leave high school and enroll in an alternative education program or earn their general equivalency degrees aren’t counted as dropouts at most schools, Basehor-Linwood High School administrators said.
Funds from excise tax accumulating
January 15, 2004
Basehor city officials estimate $1.4 million is required to renovate one mile of road to standards required under city regulations. If so, the city has gained enough funds from its excise tax to rebuild roughly one-third of a mile.
Proposal draws mixed response from educators
January 15, 2004
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’s proposal to bolster education funding by $304 million over the next three years received mixed reviews from local school district administrators this week.
Gaming initiative sets sights on Wyandotte County
Expanded gaming measure could place casino near tourist attractions in Kansas City, Kan.
January 15, 2004
Officials from the Unified Government of Wyandotte County are optimistic a gaming initiative proposed by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius will find support on both sides of the aisle during the Legislative sessions.
Opinion: Golf course triple bogeys
January 15, 2004
Lady ‘Cats’ last-second shot falls short
January 15, 2004
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team came within inches of getting its first win of the season on Tuesday. The Lady ‘Cats played their most complete game so far, but lost 33-32 to Piper when Alex Jeannin’s last-second shot rolled off the rim.
BLHS set to tackle tourney week
January 15, 2004
Teams from all over the region will converge on Basehor in the next 10 days as BLHS hosts its annual basketball and wrestling tournaments.
Bobcats reeling
Basehor-Linwood falls to 0-7 after 2 lopsided defeats
January 15, 2004
It’s a testament to the strength of the Kaw Valley League boys basketball teams that Piper came into Tuesday’s game against Basehor-Linwood with a 2-5 record.