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New BLHS hoops coach lays the foundation
July 1, 2004
New Basehor-Linwood head boys basketball coach Mike McBride’s tenure officially began July 21 when his hosted his first summer camp with the team. Coming from a school roughly half of the size of BLHS and knowing nothing about the team he was inheriting, there was cause for concern. But McBride said there was never a point where he was nervous about his new team.
Basehor’s best share many traits
July 1, 2004
Talent will only take you so far and hard work will carry you the rest of the way.
Areawide building pace up, but local numbers are down
July 1, 2004
Fluctuating mortgage rates did little to slow the record residential growth the Kansas City area is experiencing, according to figures released last week by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City.
LAD eliminates vacancy at highest position
July 1, 2004
Leavenworth Area Development did not have to look any further than Gladstone, Mo., to find its new executive director.
Basehor police follow state’s lead on fireworks
July 1, 2004
Basehor residents will again be able to shoot off fireworks this year to celebrate the Independence Day holiday, but there are some rules to follow and precautions to take.
BPU says it can’t keep up; hopes riding on substation
July 1, 2004
The Board of Public Utilities will go before the Kansas City, Kan., Planning Commission later this month for approval of a power substation that officials say will help alleviate potential service problems in Piper and western Wyandotte County.
Chief search down to last few
July 1, 2004
Basehor officials have trimmed a list of approximately 40 applicants down to seven people who are candidates to become the city’s next chief of police and fill the post Vincent Weston vacated for retirement April 2.
Schools starts energy project
July 1, 2004
The Basehor-Linwood School District will shoulder lower energy bills and benefit from a series of building upgrades, thanks to action Monday morning that approved the sale of $1.5 million in bonds.
Council says no to $262,727 excise fee waiver
July 1, 2004
Members of the Basehor City Council told the developers of Honey Creek Farms Monday night that they would not be granted an exception to the city’s excise tax that voters put into place following an April 2002 vote.
Explorer’s kin is grand marshal
July 1, 2004
Cheryl Turner may be the most qualified Basehor resident to serve as grand marshal for this year’s Independence Day celebration, which is billed as “West With Lewis and Clark,” but she would be just as content watching the parade with the rest of the crowd.