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Armstrong dazzles again in Bobcats’ second straight victory
September 16, 2004
When reading football stat lines there are lines that impress and lines that depress, but Basehor-Linwood High School QB Michael Armstrong’s Friday night line was eye-bulging in quality: 42 yards rushing, 167 yards passing, three TD passes, one TD reception, and three interceptions.
Lady ‘Cats showing marked improvement
September 16, 2004
Two losses in three matches couldn’t stop Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball coach Lisa Phelps from glowing about her team’s effort.
Fired employee still waiting
September 16, 2004
Nearly three months have passed since former Basehor city codes administrator Mike Hooper was fired and, as of press time Wednesday, there has still been no hearing or agreement between attorneys handling his appeal that claims he was unjustly fired.
Program gives BLHS students option to earn college credits
September 16, 2004
With the recent addition of several math classes, Basehor-Linwood High School students now have the option of knocking out a year of college without ever stepping foot on campus.
Alert police spoil plans for burglary
September 16, 2004
A Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department deputy and a Basehor police officer stopped what could have been a potential burglary when they arrested two ex-felons Saturday, Sept. 11. Officers said the men were acting suspiciously at a residence just west of Basehor.
Parking lot repair at City Hall
September 16, 2004
The Basehor City Council reached a consensus Monday night to move forward with a project that would repair the parking lot at City Hall.
Basehor planning board OK’s development plans
September 16, 2004
During its monthly meeting last week, the Basehor Planning Commission gave two residential developers the OK for moving forward with construction plans.
Welcome back, Bobcat: homecoming scheduled
September 16, 2004
If your idea of freaky deaky is a dynamite perm, a groovy blend of gold chains and mood rings and the slickest leisure suit polyester has to offer, then for one day later this month you’ll be all the rage.
Law enforcement reactions vary on weapons ban expiration
September 16, 2004
Decades ago, nearly every law enforcement officer carried a six-shot revolver, or “wheel gun” as their service weapon. Today, you’d be hard pressed to find an officer carrying anything other than a semi-automatic while in the line of duty.
Paramedics failed patient, doctor says
September 16, 2004
The doctor of a late Basehor woman said this week that the failure of Leavenworth County paramedics to transport his patient to the hospital during a call in 2003 was a contributing factor to her death days later.
Army nurse returns home — for now
September 16, 2004
It was while jogging with her mother Tuesday morning that Army 1st Lt. Deanna Steinmetz realized she was finally home. Here, the landscape features rolling fields instead of an endless sea of desert sand. At home, there are crickets chirping instead of camel spiders long as a man’s arm lurking.