Archive for Thursday, April 21, 2005

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Lions looking strong before storms hit
Soccer, baseball winning; softball tied when games called for weather
April 21, 2005
A tornado warning and thunderstorms forced the cancellation of numerous Lansing High sporting events Thursday afternoon.
Storm blows through area
April 21, 2005
Rain and wind were causes for concern Thursday in Lansing.
Just horsing around
April 21, 2005
Dale Morrison has been around horses all of his life, but the competitive nature and camaraderie lassoed him into team roping.
Trial delayed in rape case
April 21, 2005
The trial for the suspect in the December robbery and rape at Wood Oil, 109 4-H Road, has been continued until next month.
Cityscape design deemed winner of logo contest
April 21, 2005
Harold Laurence claims he’s not much of an artist, but his work soon will be seen all over Lansing.
Goodlin among Lansing’s volleyball elite
Versatile senior to take her game to Johnson County next year
April 21, 2005
Plenty of college volleyball coaches courted the skills of Lansing High senior Emily Goodlin this fall, but that came as no surprise to LHS coach Julie Slater.
LHS grad earns honors at MU
April 21, 2005
Elizabeth Studnicka, Lansing, recently was named to the Dean’s List in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Missouri-Columbia for the fall 2004 semester.
Prom preparations perk up business
April 21, 2005
Lansing High School students looking to decrease their waistlines have caused an increase business at one local salon.
Rift forms over K-7
April 21, 2005
The future of Kansas Highway 7 is shaping up as a battle between interests at the ends and in the middle of the road that stretches from Lansing to Olathe.
Police officers earn promotions
April 21, 2005
Family, friends, City Hall staff members and colleagues in the Lansing Police Department paid tribute Friday afternoon to two longtime officers at a promotion ceremony.
Students perform at annual show
April 21, 2005
A total of 34 acts performed at the PTA’s annual talent show for students of Lansing Elementary and Intermediate schools.
Rising costs may limit street improvements
April 21, 2005
Two factors are conspiring to leave some drivers in the city facing the prospect of a bumpy ride this year despite street repaving efforts.
Season scratched?
LHS sophomore recovers from bizarre pet accident
April 21, 2005
Lansing High sophomore Kayla Pina had her spring break mapped out perfectly.
Three Lions to compete Friday at Kansas Relays
April 21, 2005
When Lansing High students Tiffany Turner, Amanda Radovich and Sara Eustice flip through the Kansas Relays track meet program, they’ll find their names listed alongside some of the most talented athletes in the world.
Scoreboard
Results for the week leading up to April 21, 2005
April 21, 2005
Lansing High scores from the week leading up to April 21, 2005.
WGA guest day at LCC a success
April 21, 2005
The Women’s Golf Assn. of Leavenworth Country Club had its first guest day on April 13. About 40 women played. Eleven were guests.
Lacrosse club continues winning
April 21, 2005
The County Lacrosse Club, formerly Lansing Lacrosse Club, improved to 4-1-1 and ran its winning streak to four in a row with a 16-1 victory over St. Thomas Aquinas on Thursday at Fort Leavenworth.
No bull: Longhorn roams city
Animal escapes pen, takes walk down Main Street
April 21, 2005
The streets of Lansing, usually teeming with children on their way to school and employees going to work, were a little more crowded than usual Monday morning.
Re-enactors to dock in Leavenworth
April 21, 2005
A keelboat from the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Expedition will dock late this month and early next month at six area cities, including Leavenworth.
KNEA assembly draws from Lansing
April 21, 2005
Six members of Lansing USD 469’s staff attended the Kansas National Education Association Representative Assembly, which was April 15-17 in Topeka.
Club notes
April 21, 2005
Lansing American Legion Post 411 held its monthly meeting on April 11 and took care of some ongoing business.
Good-Zimmerman
April 21, 2005
Richard and Karen Good, Lansing, announce the engagement of their daughter, Andria Dawn Good, to Lance Charles Zimmerman, the son of Loran and Jolene Zimmerman, Schoenchen.
Ralph E. Willcott Sr.
1930-2005
April 21, 2005
Services for Ralph E. Willcott Sr., 74, Lansing, were Wednesday at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Lansing. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Justices want school-finance answers
April 21, 2005
The court has not ruled on the constitutionality of the school-funding proposal. But it set up an accelerated schedule for trying to decide the issue.
4-H, Girl Scouts, students team up for day of service
April 21, 2005
Saturday was a lovely day for more than 125 volunteers spanning from Pleasant Ridge to Basehor who came to help clean up more than 80 sites around the county for Youth Service Day.
Kansas Highway 7 should be freeway
April 21, 2005
When Kansas Transportation Secretary Deb Miller makes the decision on the future of Kansas Highway 7, she should remember two words: Metcalf Avenue.
Gas prices not changing habits
April 21, 2005
With the cost of gasoline about 41 cents a gallon higher this year than at the same time a year ago, Lansing commuters at least have begun to think about their driving habits.
Walking on stilts proved fun in childhood
April 21, 2005
This is a picture of me in 1944 on a pair of stilts that I made in Manual Training Class.
Honoring vets
April 21, 2005
More than 3,403,000 American military personnel served in Vietnam and in Southeast Asia during the war.
End abuse
April 21, 2005
No one likes to talk - or even think - about child abuse and neglect. It’s just too ugly of a subject.
Kane takes aim at state, college
April 21, 2005
Rob and Nancy Kane wouldn’t know what to do with themselves if they didn’t have softball games to attend.
Findeisen
April 21, 2005
Neal and Lisa Findeisen of Leavenworth celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary this month.
On the record
April 21, 2005
Lansing Police reports and fire calls for Leavenworth County Fire Dist. No. 1.
Baseball heats up
Lions improve to 4-2
April 21, 2005
The Lansing High baseball team may be a couple of weeks behind its opponents in terms of in-game experience, but despite cancellations and rain-outs, the Lions already are looking sharp.
Middle school announces third-quarter honor roll
April 21, 2005
Lansing Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the third quarter.
Center a sanctuary for sexual assault victims
April 21, 2005
The Leavenworth County Sexual Assault Center opened its doors last week to raise the community’s awareness of the resources available to victims and their families when tragedy hits. About 50 people attended.
LHS grad heads to the majors
Intern to work in video production for Reds
April 21, 2005
Lansing High School graduate Kasey Weber will be on the field for the Cincinnati Reds this summer, but she won’t be playing baseball. Instead, she’ll be working with video production for the professional baseball club.
Fort recognizes retirees
April 21, 2005
The April Retirement Ceremony at Fort Leavenworth will be April 28 at 9 a.m. on the Main Parade Field.
Bobcats outclass Royals
asehor-Linwood baseball team pulls off something Kansas City’s pro team hasn’t — 3 straight wins at Kauffman Stadium
April 21, 2005
The Bobcats were supposed to feel the pressure of playing a game at Kauffman Stadium. They were supposed to feel the pressure of keeping an undefeated record in the Frank White classic.
School district to unveil survey results next week
April 21, 2005
Next week, the Basehor-Linwood School District will unveil results from a survey sent to all district patrons gauging whether they would support a possible $23.3 million bond issue.
Council discusses road work
April 21, 2005
Basehor city officials are exploring legalities and funding packages to improve approximately 3,000 feet of Hollingsworth Road from Kansas Highway 7 to Clubhouse Drive.
Deputy’s trial date scheduled Aug. 2
April 21, 2005
Attorneys in the case against a local law enforcement officer have rescheduled a pre-trial hearing that was delayed in April and have also set the date for a jury trial in Leavenworth County District Court.
Bud’s Corner open at 158th and K-32
April 21, 2005
Area residents will be able to do more than simply “fill ‘er up” at one convenient new local business that opened its doors earlier this month. Bud Moran, the owner of the convenience store Bud’s Corner, located at the intersection of Kansas Highway 32 and 158th Street in southern Leavenworth County, said he did not overlook even the smallest of details when designing a convenience store with modern amenities.
Former mayor vows to stay involved
April 21, 2005
Only two names are on a list at Basehor City Hall requesting to be notified whenever a meeting is scheduled for city officials. Former mayor Joseph Scherer is one of the names on that list.
Reaching high notes
High school musicians excel at recent festival
April 21, 2005
The music program at Basehor-Linwood High School is singing a sweet note after competing earlier this month at the State Large Group Festival in Gardner Edgerton.
Chief backs away from city’s top job
April 21, 2005
Basehor police chief Terry Horner announced this week that he’s withdrawing his name from consideration for the vacant city administrator’s position.
Library bans man for life
Allegations lodged about lewd behavior
April 21, 2005
Basehor police served a 41-year-old Basehor man with a letter last week that revokes the man’s library privileges and bans him from the building indefinitely.
Opinion: Hats off to volunteers
April 21, 2005
Sentinel staff honored by state group
April 21, 2005
For the second consecutive year, out-of-state judges gave the Basehor Sentinel a first-place award for news and writing excellence.
Two write-ins chosen for Linwood council
April 21, 2005
The dust settled Monday on the recent Linwood city election, as the last of the new elected officers was selected for the small municipality at the southern most point of Leavenworth County.