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Medal count continues to grow for BLHS runners
September 23, 2004
Should we expect seven next time?
Bobcats suffer first setback
Turnovers, tough Mill Valley team lead to Basehor-Linwood’s first loss of the year
September 23, 2004
The Basehor-Linwood Bobcats saw double last Friday night as the Mill Valley senior/sophomore/running back/brother combination of David and Justin Woods combined for 230 yards rushing and four touchdowns to help hand the ‘Cats their first defeat of the season 35-6.
Civil War returns to Basehor Oct. 16
September 23, 2004
Basehor Historical Society member Carla Crawford gave some sound advice for residents that may find themselves disturbed by loud bursts one day next month.
Offender arrested for threatening gesture
September 23, 2004
Basehor police arrested a local man Friday after a two-day investigation revealed that he allegedly threatened people with a machete at his home the day before.
Advisory council to begin 2nd year
September 23, 2004
The district advisory council — a group of local residents that meets periodically with Basehor-Linwood School District officials — will kick off its second year next week at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Basehor officials worry about payment
September 23, 2004
A benefit district for the U.S. Highway 24/40 interceptor line was never created, and now that the line is nearly completed, city officials aren’t certain how the city can recoup money already spent on the project.
Basehor waits on downtown
September 23, 2004
At the end of last year and the beginning of this year, the focus of many discussions between Basehor city officials and City Council members centered on the development of a new downtown district somewhere near what’s currently referred to as downtown Basehor — along 155th Street between Hickory and Ripley streets.
Enrollment increases in Basehor-Linwood
September 23, 2004
A headcount of students Monday indicated that enrollment has risen for the fifth straight year in the Basehor-Linwood School District.
Basehor-Linwood Homecoming to honor past royalty
September 23, 2004
High school royalty from decades ago will be the grand marshals of this year’s Basehor-Linwood High School homecoming parade, school district officials announced this week.
Appeals court dismisses civil lawsuit against city
September 23, 2004
Basehor city attorney John Thompson said it’s unlikely that a civil lawsuit filed 18 months ago against the city of Basehor has any more life left.
Students eager to buck apathetic voting trend
The right to vote — is the primary right by which other rights are protected.” Thomas Paine
September 23, 2004
In a 1944 painting titled “America at the Polls,” artist Norman Rockwell depicted lines of eager voters crowding into a small, cramped polling precinct ready to cast their ballots. Not a face among them could be misconstrued as someone younger than 30.
The new faces of democracy
Bridging the gap
September 23, 2004
Because of controversy surrounding the war in Iraq, a groundswell of post-Sept. 11 patriotism and a heightened push to register more voters, expect a slight increase in 18- to 24-year-old voters in the November general election, said Paul Abramson, a national youth voting expert.