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Successful forensics team adds to school’s trophy collection
May 13, 2004
Before 2004, Basehor-Linwood High School had won exactly zero team state championships. In the last four months, they’ve won two.
Basehor board approves curriculum revisions
May 13, 2004
The Basehor-Linwood School Board unanimously approved Monday, May 10 revisions to the school district’s kindergarten through 12th grade curriculum for the communication arts.
Surprise’ expense irks superintendent
May 13, 2004
From one funding defeat comes another.
Pyramid zoning still on agenda in Basehor
May 13, 2004
Until someone changes their mind, members of the Basehor City Council will continue with plans to revert to the city’s previous model for zoning.
Council members to get raise
May 13, 2004
Members of the Basehor City Council are poised to receive a 99 percent increase.
Police name Officer of the Year
May 13, 2004
Andrew Slaughter, a three-year veteran of the Basehor Police Department, earned Officer of the Year honors for his department Monday during the annual Leavenworth County Law Enforcement Awards banquet.
Winery celebrating 10-year run
From humble beginnings, Holy-Field emerges as producer of award-winning wines
May 13, 2004
In 1986, Les and Michelle Meyer began growing grapes on their 14 acres of land simply because they wanted to make their own wine. In 1994, the father-daughter combination began making wine for more people than just themselves.
Developers seek excise tax waiver
May 13, 2004
Developers of Honey Creek Farms, a commercial and residential area at 166th Street and U.S. Highway 24/40, are asking Basehor city officials to waive $262,727 in excise tax fees.
City Council agrees on speed limit proposal
May 13, 2004
Just two weeks removed from voting down a proposal increasing speed limits along 155th Street, Parallel and Leavenworth roads, the Basehor City Council is prepared now to move forward.
Postal Service informs city of preferred site
City officials encouraged by possible location of new Basehor Post Office
May 13, 2004
After months of reviewing proposed sites, the United States Postal Service has announced its location preference for a new facility in Basehor.
Future uncertain for schools
No funding increase could limit pay raises and textbook purchases
May 13, 2004
The failure of the Kansas Legislature to approve a funding increase for public education most likely will limit pay raises offered to teachers and textbook purchases, superintendent Jill Hackett said.
Lady Bobcats senior saves best for last
Part II of a series covering the careers of the BLHS seniors
May 13, 2004
Two years ago, almost to the day, a young sophomore named Chelsea Flowers saw her first varsity action with the Basehor-Linwood softball team.