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New charge filed in prison escape
06:23 p.m., April 20, 2006 Updated 12:04 p.m.
A preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. June 2 for Toby Young, the woman accused of helping a convicted killer escape from Lansing Correctional Facility - and now Young will face a third charge alleging she smuggled a cellular phone into the prison prior to the escape.
Lions top Bobcats, 2-0
April 20, 2006
After being shut out two games in a row, the Lansing High girls soccer team hoped to have a goal-scoring party Wednesday against Basehor-Linwood.
LHS cruises to two wins against Atchison
McMillin, Pratt smash two-run homers in nightcap
April 20, 2006
No matter when the Lansing High baseball team plays Atchison, the Lions still have the Redmen’s number.
Bayless to play soccer at Missouri Southern
April 20, 2006
It would be understandable if Mike Bayless was reconsidering his choice to play soccer in college instead of baseball.
LHS junior in class of her own
Leadership Leavenworth-Lansing graduates first high school student
April 20, 2006
Lansing High School has a leadership class, but it’s not exactly what Heather Bennett, an LHS junior, was wanting.
KDOT reviews Main St. bids
Lexeco’s $10.17 million proposal is apparent low bid on project
April 20, 2006
The contractor for the Main Street System Enhancement project is likely to be Leavenworth Excavating and Equipment Co.
Smoking ban likely to fail
April 20, 2006
An effort to convince Lansing City Council to ban smoking in public places within the city appears to be on its way to being extinguished.
County site touted for National Bio-Defense Facility
April 20, 2006
Leavenworth County is being touted as a potential site for a National Bio-Defense Facility.
Fantastic Four
Eighth-graders find home on record board
April 20, 2006
It was just a matter of time before Sarah Nielsen, Madison Brandt, Lauren Jaqua and Briana Hall took down the Lansing Middle School record for the 1,600-meter relay.
Lansing musician tours Midwest
April 20, 2006
Kathleen Garner, Lansing, a sophomore at Concordia University in Seward, Neb., took part in the school’s Wind Ensemble tour of Illinois and Wisconsin.
Fine-tuned choirs, bands receive accolades
April 20, 2006
Lansing choir and band members have been heating up the contest circuit at the middle- and high-school levels, earning high ratings at the Kaw Valley League and regional competitions.
Run to close roads
April 20, 2006
A benefit run will bring street closings to the area around Towne Center for an hour this weekend.
St. Mary’s good fit for Lansing’s Warner
April 20, 2006
Matt Warner spent most of his life crafting his football skills in Lansing.
Radovich, Slater to compete Friday at Kansas Relays
April 20, 2006
Lansing High seniors Amanda Radovich and Jeff Slater will compete Friday at the Kansas Relays.
Scoreboard
April 20, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to April 20, 2006.
Retrial scheduled to begin Monday
April 20, 2006
A second trial for the suspect charged with the robbery of a Lansing gasoline station and the rape of a clerk there in December 2004 now is scheduled for next week.
Mowing hopefuls, city to meet
April 20, 2006
Contractors interested in mowing properties found to be in violation of city weed ordinances should attend a meeting next week with city officials.
Events promote world culture
April 20, 2006
It wasn’t the M&Ms that were foreign - it was trying to pick them up with chopsticks that was a new experience for Lansing High School students who participated in a short lesson on how to use the utensils Tuesday in the library.
Scouts get biology lesson at plant
April 20, 2006
It was like the Holy Grail of all toilets.
State treasurer tells GOP of hard work ahead
April 20, 2006
Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins, who is running for re-election this November, didn’t give a stump speech this week to the Leavenworth County Republican Women’s Club.
The house at 123 N. Main
April 20, 2006
The secretary of transportation of the state of Kansas purchased the house at 123 N. Main St. for the realignment of the Ida and Main Street intersection. The house will soon be removed, so I thought I would talk a little bit about the history of that house.
Common courtesy lacking in left turns
April 20, 2006
If the past few weeks are any indication, it’s going to be a long two years waiting for work on Main Street to be completed.
LHS stages musical
April 20, 2006
Choir, band and drama students will perform the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” this weekend.
Fielding errors, inconsistent bats costly for Lansing
April 20, 2006
Lansing High baseball coach Troy Andrews doesn’t like Monday games, and his reasons why were on display when LHS played Santa Fe Trail.
Flynn third at tournament in Las Vegas
April 20, 2006
Lansing High senior wrestler Sean Flynn placed third at the Western Regionals on Sunday in Las Vegas.
Sports physicals to be available at Lansing High
April 20, 2006
Any student interested in playing a sport at Lansing High School during the 2006-2007 school year is required to have a physical on file with the school.
Scovy’ Awards laud students’ accomplishments, blunders
April 20, 2006
At sunset on Good Friday, a well-placed book wedged open a door to the empty high school. Behind it, in a darkened room down a shadowy hall, they met by candlelight, dressed in black. They gathered to induct members and to celebrate a millennia-old tradition: theater.
Kimberly Lynn Morris
April 20, 2006
Kimberly Lynn Morris celebrated her second birthday last week.
Mow money
April 20, 2006
When Joey McKee was in high school, he had a summer goal to make money by mowing lawns.
LPD aims to educate parents on booster seat law
April 20, 2006
If parents think they’ve been hearing more about putting their children in vehicle booster seats lately, they’re probably right - the Kansas Legislature passed a bill this year that would keep children in booster seats for a longer period of time.
Wristen: Bowman runs the line
April 20, 2006
Most distance runners achieve legendary status because they are fast. That’s not Jason Bowman’s style.
Allen resigns as boys basketball coach
April 20, 2006
After nine years as the head boys basketball coach at Lansing High School, Don Allen has decided to step aside.
Freshman Lang throws fire, chills opposing batters
April 20, 2006
There is a down side to having Brittney Lang pitch for the Lansing High softball team. Just ask Nichole Twitchel, who plays catcher.
Deputies searching for man who fired shots in Linwood last Saturday
April 20, 2006
Leavenworth County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an incident in which a 30-year-old Edwardsville man allegedly fired several gunshots at a Linwood bar last weekend.
Hearing set on indecent liberties charge
April 20, 2006
A former Basehor Elementary School teacher, who has been charged in Leavenworth County District Court with inappropriately touching an 11-year-old child, is scheduled to appear in court in two weeks.
2 Linwood men killed in separate acccidents
April 20, 2006
Two young Linwood men have died in the past week in traffic accidents.
Board member still believes in ousted superintendent
April 20, 2006
Danny Dearinger, a seven-year veteran of the Basehor-Linwood school board, served on the search committee that hired Superintendent Jill Hackett.
Library moving to larger quarters
Library plans May 18 move to Parallel Road location
April 20, 2006
The Basehor Community Library will be on the move sooner than expected.
Lady Bobcats follow Holland to 4-0 week
April 20, 2006
Starting the season 2-5 was not what anyone on the Basehor-Linwood softball team had in mind. But a little shutdown pitching by Kristal Holland was all it took to turn things around.
Grand opening celebration
Three area youths win essay contest held in conjunction with the Legends opening
April 20, 2006
The biggest splash from a Wednesday morning media gathering at the Legends of Village West shopping center had little to do with the unveiling of a new 60-foot, two-tiered water fountain.
Chief fine-tuning emergency-response plan for Basehor
April 20, 2006
Disaster can strike at any time, and officials are taking steps to ensure Basehor is prepared.
Hackett out as superintendent
Day after firing, board reconsiders and accepts resignation
April 20, 2006
The outcome’s still the same.
Bobcats mash their way to 2nd win
April 20, 2006
Modern baseball wisdom, according to ESPN, is that chicks dig the long ball. If that’s the case they were certainly digging the Bobcats on Monday.
Opinion: Light guys, heavy hitters
April 20, 2006
Through the first half of the season the Basehor-Linwood baseball team has gotten home runs from about half the regulars in the lineup. Alex Smith, Robert Lewis, Augie Pierce, Jordan Coffman, Matt Fanning and Zach Davis have all gone yard.