Archive for Thursday, April 6, 2006

Also from April 6

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
LHS soccer falls to De Soto in 2OT LHS baseball splits with Mill Valley A trip to remember Ribbon cuttings
Polls

Do you think the proposed Lansing smoking ban will pass?

Response Percent
Yes. It’s the sensible thing to do.
 
60%
No. It’s going up in smoke.
 
39%
Total 66

All stories

Commission defers decision on expansion of county jail
April 6, 2006
A proposed expansion of Leavenworth County Jail will protect an existing revenue stream and ensure there’s available space in the future, jail officials say, but final plans and approval remain locked up.
Ice cream entices students to read
April 6, 2006
Read a few books, get free ice cream.
William Charles Wesley Benson
April 6, 2006
Feb. 25, 2006 - April 3, 2006
LHS plays Blue Valley to a draw
Lightning halts scoreless game with 8:07 left
April 6, 2006
The East Kansas League has been the undisputed top power conference in the state for girls soccer for the past five years. On Wednesday night, the Lansing High girls squared off with their first of two EKL foes when they played the Blue Valley Tigers at the Blue Valley West Sports Complex.
Drivers gamble with left turns at Main & Ida
Police keep busy citing motorists
April 6, 2006
Plenty of drivers are willing to gamble a $100 fine to make a now-illegal left turn onto Ida Street from Main Street.
A trip to remember
Visit to China gives students new appreciation for culture
April 6, 2006
Lansing High School students and teachers who traveled to China for two weeks last month could hardly stop talking about the sights, the sounds, the food and the overall experience when they returned last week.
Early risers to raise funds for school foundation
April 6, 2006
Lansing Educational Foundation Fund raised $12,500 at its first breakfast last year, and its board of directors hopes to improve on that feat this year.
Lions hope to kick rainy day blues, play Jags
April 6, 2006
The Lansing High baseball team faced its fiercest competition of the young season Monday afternoon.
National stage awaits LHS grad
Aull leaves to compete for Miss USA
April 6, 2006
While many college students around the country were jetting off to exotic locations on spring break, Lansing’s Ashley Aull was preparing to represent her state at the Miss USA Pageant in Baltimore on April 21.
Dangers of domestic violence come to life in lesson at LHS
April 6, 2006
A Lansing police officer’s presentation to Lansing High School girls offered eye-opening advice and emotional insight into domestic abuse.
Corrections officers in line for raise
April 6, 2006
A long-sought pay increase for state corrections officers has been approved by legislators, but skepticism remains regarding the efficacy of the salary boost.
Mayor sides with opponents of citywide smoking ban
April 6, 2006
Mayor Kenneth Bernard has joined opponents of a proposed ban on smoking in all indoor public places in Lansing.
Big Brothers raise $15K in pledges at event
April 6, 2006
Area residents raised $15,000 in pledges for the first Bowl For Kids’ Sake event for Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Leavenworth County.
Church passes, for now, on school
Wallula School parents, students still seeking K-5 host for next year
April 6, 2006
Those hoping to keep Wallula Christian School open are back to square one after their top choice passed on the opportunity to take over the school.
Pentagon shuffles CGSC leadership
April 6, 2006
Fort Leavenworth will be getting a new deputy commandant for the Command and General Staff College.
Bow-making class accepts students
April 6, 2006
Leavenworth County Council on Aging will sponsor a bow-making class from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 24 at the council offices, 109A Delaware St., Leavenworth.
Cushing series to focus on strokes
April 6, 2006
Cushing Memorial Hospital will continue its 2006 Community Education Series this month with the discussion: “Stroke: What’s new in Acute Care Intervention and Prevention?”
Lions egg hunt set for Saturday
April 6, 2006
A Lansing tradition hits its eighth year on Saturday when the Lions Club plays host to the Lansing Lions Easter Egg Hunt.
Historical Society’s dinner is tonight
April 6, 2006
Lansing Historical Society will stick with a successful fundraising recipe when it sponsors its annual Spaghetti Dinner.
Games of old
April 6, 2006
In the early 1940s, boys played Mumble Peg with a pocketknife. I always carried a pocketknife but didn’t play the game according to the rules until Clarence Huycke moved to town.
Cell phone necessity?
April 6, 2006
Regarding the March 30 article on cell phones
Safety is primary
April 6, 2006
Many County Road 1 residents and other Leavenworth County taxpayers are attempting to halt the turnpike interchange until such time as all necessary road and bridge construction from Eudora to Tonganoxie has been completed.
Radovich shatters record, sets sights on state
April 6, 2006
Amanda Radovich set two goals for her senior season as a javelin thrower on Lansing High’s track team.
Teamwork key for Lansing doubles duo
April 6, 2006
As Matt Warner and Josh Robinson prepared to take the court for their first match of the season March 29 at Mill Valley, Lansing High tennis coach Rachel Elkins stopped them in their tracks to offer a little reminder.
Tennis to be focus of Thursday forum at Activity Center
April 6, 2006
John Terpkosh, Community Program Manager for the United States Tennis Association, Missouri Valley Section, will address the Lansing Parks and Recreation Board at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Lansing Activity Center.
Eustice, Mayes, Deere lead LHS girls at Lansing Invitational
April 6, 2006
The tables were turned on Tuesday night for Ashley Mayes.
Sittenauer soars to title at home
April 6, 2006
Lansing High’s boys track team is stacked with underclassmen, and Matt Sittenauer is one of them.
Scoreboard
April 6, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to April 6, 2006.
Photographer exposes history
April 6, 2006
Not many people know what it is like to sweat over messages that will self-destruct in a matter of seconds, but Debra Bates-Lamborn might have an idea.
Lan-Del chairman to speak regarding backflow valve issues
April 6, 2006
Lan-Del Water District board chairman Phil Chiles will explain the district’s policies, history and plan for new water meters to Lansing City Council members.
Council to weigh proposals for capital projects
April 6, 2006
Mayor Kenneth Bernard’s proposed capital improvements list isn’t necessarily long; it’s just eight projects.
Council member calls park phasing ‘dishonest’
April 6, 2006
Lansing City Council members are inching their way toward starting the first phase of Lansing Community Park - but not without hearing the objections of one council member.
A near-perfect start
20 runs, a 13-strikeout effort and a no-hitter highlight opening sweep
April 6, 2006
If not for a nasty bruise on his shin, Tuesday would have been completely perfect for Lansing High softball coach Terry Cornett.
LHS girls roll to 2-0 in NEKSL with win at Ottawa
April 6, 2006
The Lansing High girls soccer team’s road trip to Ottawa on Tuesday resulted in a 4-1 victory, but the Lions viewed it more as a glorified practice.
Jackson shines in No. 1 spot
April 6, 2006
If male golfers around the area are worried about losing to a girl, they’d better get used to it - Lansing High sophomore Maria Jackson isn’t going anywhere.
Planner recognizes Basehor’s potential
April 6, 2006
While working for five-plus years as the city planner in Bonner Springs, Dustin Smith saw limitless potential for that small Wyandotte County municipality. Potential, he believed, not shared by its neighbor to the north, Basehor.
Mayor: The judge has spoken on birds
April 6, 2006
Precious and Nickie don’t live here anymore. And, their former owner says, they’re not doing too well in their new environment, a farm with other animals in Bonner Springs.
On the hunt
Sweet treats, prizes attract area children
April 6, 2006
Allison Miller, at the ripe old age of 3, was a veteran of two Basehor Lions Club Easter egg hunts.
Library targets fall 2007 opening
Staff members discuss design with architects
April 6, 2006
If all goes well, construction of a new Basehor Community Library will begin later this year.
New city employees roll up sleeves
Administrator takes charge at city hall
April 6, 2006
A total of 447 days passed at Basehor City Hall without a full-time, day-to-day figurehead in place. That streak ended March 27, as Carl Slaugh began work as the second city administrator in Basehor history.
Bonner Springs coaching search to heat up in April
April 6, 2006
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School District officially accepted the resignation of Bonner Springs basketball coach Andy Price on Monday.
Freshman’s clutch hit saves Lady Bobcats
Basehor-Linwood softball team comes from behind to salvage split vs. Mill Valley
April 6, 2006
Annie King may be a freshman, but there are few batters that Basehor-Linwood softball fans wanted to see come up with the game on the line more than her Tuesday night. King, who was 6 for 8 on the evening, came through big time with a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning. King’s hit completed a spirited comeback that allowed the Lady ‘Cats to salvage a split with Kaw Valley League rival Mill Valley.
Weimer eyeing 800 meters record
April 6, 2006
Dustin Weimer has spent a lot of time looking at the track and field records board outside of the Basehor-Linwood High School gym. He knows the name of the guy who currently holds the 800 meter record and he knows that the record was set back in 1986. What he doesn’t know is why that record, not to mention a lot of the others, has stood unchallenged for so long.
City ousts planning commissioner for missing too many meetings
April 6, 2006
Complying with regulations, the Basehor City Council on Monday removed a member of the Basehor Planning Commission, who missed too many monthly meetings.
Police officer’s lawsuit going to trial
April 6, 2006
An attempt to reach an out-of-court settlement of a Basehor police officer’s lawsuit against the city has failed.
Local artists wow community
Art exhibit provides a showcase for students’ work
April 6, 2006
Outstanding, spectacular, beautiful and impressive were some words used to describe artwork displayed Saturday at the second annual Artistic Endeavors exhibit at Community National Bank.
PRIDE president: Membership waning
City approves donation to PRIDE
April 6, 2006
The Basehor City Council approved Monday night allocating $1,500 — the same amount as last year — to the local PRIDE group for this year’s Fourth of July celebration.
Lady Bobcats crush Harmon
April 6, 2006
After opening the season with three close games, the Basehor-Linwood girls soccer team busted out in a game that was anything but close. The Lady Bobcats overpowered Harmon on their way to a 7-0 victory Tuesday that improved their record to 2-1-1.
Comprehensive planning guide requires additional fine-tuning
Public hearing delayed until May 2 planning meeting
April 6, 2006
So new city officials and consultants can shore up shortcomings, a public hearing on the city’s revised comprehensive plan has been continued until next month.
Area 4-H’er planning Easter photo project
April 6, 2006
A Leavenworth County 4-H’er has devised a leadership project that will benefit the annual fair.