Archive for Thursday, August 10, 2006

Also from August 10

Polls

How did you get to school when you were in high school?

Response Percent
Walking.
 
38%
Driving.
 
26%
Took the bus.
 
23%
I rode with a friend.
 
7%
My parents took me.
 
4%
Total 42

All stories

95th birthday celebrated in style
12:01 a.m., August 10, 2006 Updated 07:22 p.m.
Myrtle Parsons was the center of attention at this month’s meeting of the Lansing Community Club, and with good reason.
Start of school to add to traffic woes
August 10, 2006
Beginning next week, Main Street won’t be the only road in Lansing with backed-up traffic.
Tytla still dreams big
Despite injuries, 2005 LHS grad wants to remain a college athlete
August 10, 2006
Sometime this month, John Tytla will depart town for Manhattan to chart a new course in life. He’ll begin his sophomore year of college and his first semester at Kansas State University.
Bowling prodigy starts hot streak at Skyway Lanes
August 10, 2006
Baseball was Marc Heninger’s first love, but it seems heredity has rolled the Leavenworth County resident toward bowling.
Mohan makes jump to college baseball
August 10, 2006
Cody Mohan didn’t intend to drag out the process of choosing a college, but when it came to deciding his academic and athletic future, the 2006 Lansing High graduate wanted to make sure he made the right choice.
Tough summer gives Reds character
August 10, 2006
The true value of the Lansing Reds’ summer efforts won’t be realized until next spring. That’s when most the Reds likely will make up the varsity baseball roster at Lansing High.
KCKCC sets fall enrollment
August 10, 2006
Enrollment for the 2006 fall semester at the Leavenworth Center of Kansas City Kansas Community College will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15.
Auction to aid church
August 10, 2006
Going once, going twice, sold!” This well-known auction phrase will soon be heard in Lansing.
Council adopts budget
August 10, 2006
Lansing City Council unanimously approved the proposed 2007 budget at its Aug. 3 meeting, but members remained divided over one expense.
ESU honors Lansing student
August 10, 2006
The Emporia State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi recently inducted a Lansing student into its fold.
Wood birth announcement
August 10, 2006
Steve and Melissa Wood announce the birth of their son, Liam Misemer Wood
Kuntz birth announcement
August 10, 2006
Eric and Tara Kuntz, Shawnee, announce the birth of their son, Mason Thomas Kuntz
Larson-Chapman wedding
August 10, 2006
Lindsay Ann Larson and Justin Allen Chapman of St. Louis were married Aug. 27, 2005, at the Memorial Chapel, Fort Leavenworth.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
August 10, 2006
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2:
Buried in books OK with aide
August 10, 2006
Though Margel Jones will quickly tell you she’s a people person, she has found that she loves being buried in books.
Seniors to have day at fair
August 10, 2006
Leavenworth County Council on Aging is sponsoring Seniors Day at the Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11.
Book fair to feature Clifford
August 10, 2006
A special Family Event featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29.
Area resident attends camp
August 10, 2006
Brian Snodgrass, son of David and Cynthia Snodgrass of Leavenworth, attended the Missouri Military Academy’s Summer Leadership Camp, conducted July 9-22.
Bank purchases car wash
August 10, 2006
A Lansing business that opened in 1985 has a new owner.
Hospital official in line as associate
August 10, 2006
Greg Madsen, chief administrative officer of Saint John Hospital, Leavenworth, has been invited to be an associate of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.
Library a great resource
August 10, 2006
There are many resources at our library. Computers, scanners and printers for patrons use as well as videos, computer software, music CDs, large-print books, audio books on tape cassettes and CDs, and an electronic catalog of materials are accessible to patrons.
Council’s newest member takes seat
12:00 a.m., August 10, 2006 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Janette Labbee-Holdeman is the newest member of the Lansing City Council.
USM honor roll lists 14 from city
August 10, 2006
Fourteen Lansing residents attending the University of Saint Mary have been named to the school’s dean’s list for the spring 2006 semester.
On the record
August 10, 2006
Lansing Fire Calls
New exhibit at museum looks beyond prison walls
August 10, 2006
LCF: Providing Service to Our Neighboring Community” opened Tuesday and will remain on display through Oct. 29 at Lansign Historical Museum, 115 E. Kansas Ave.
Fort to celebrate women’s equality
August 10, 2006
Women’s Equality Day is Friday, Aug. 25, at Fort Leavenworth
Band members focus on routines at camp
August 10, 2006
With the start of school, football games, parades and competitions just around the corner, the Basehor-Linwood Bobcat marching band has been getting a head start on this year’s repertoire through summer band camp.
Officials estimate 50-student increase
Local schools prepare information meetings
August 10, 2006
Summer is winding down, which means back to school and back to business for students, teachers and parents.
Chief’s reorganization plan falls flat
Saying new structure is important to residents’ safety, Horner plans to ask council again for approval
August 10, 2006
A change in structure within the police department is something Basehor Police Chief Terry W. Horner thinks the city needs.
Bobcats ready to unleash the beast within
August 10, 2006
Ross Schwisow may be Basehor-Linwood High School’s strength and conditioning specialist, but he’s just as concerned about nurturing his charges’ minds as their bodies. In the interests of doing that he helped organize the school’s first “Beast Feast,” a barbecue to celebrate the athletes who met their summer training goals.
Speedy Nichols just keeps on flying with Avila’s Eagles
August 10, 2006
Terra Nichols is fast. Her high school softball opponents found that out firsthand back when she used to patrol center field and fly around the bases for Basehor-Linwood High School. Her college opponents, if they don’t already know, will probably find out soon.
Lady Bobcats always had potential
August 10, 2006
The girls basketball program at Basehor-Linwood is one that has been loaded with potential during my days with the Sentinel.
Kansas conceal-carry law good for gun dealer’s business
August 10, 2006
Kansans are lining up to buy guns and to learn how to shoot them.
Basehor couple receive chamber Spirit Award
August 10, 2006
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce recently recognized a pair of outstanding citizens.
Opinion: BLHS better than ranking
August 10, 2006
Last week I had one of those moments that tested my objectivity. I’m not supposed to actively cheer for the teams I cover, including Basehor-Linwood High School. That’s a principle that’s pretty hard to stick to once you get to know these kids and coaches and see how much work they put in. You tend to get defensive about them.
Mill Valley reigns supreme
Jags once again crowned kings of the KVL; Bobcats land near the bottom
August 10, 2006
Lansing nearly swatted Mill Valley off its perch as the top Kaw Valley League athletics department of the year. The Jaguars won the previous two titles and won again for the 2005-06 school year, but the Lions were “oh so close” this year.