Archive for Thursday, February 16, 2006

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Where do you think escapee John Manard and Toby Young are?

Response Percent
No telling. They’re long gone.
 
95%
Near his home in Johnson County
 
2%
Near her home in Piper
 
1%
Total 72

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William Henry McClain
February 16, 2006
1946-2006
Junior Miss seeks entrants
February 16, 2006
The Kansas Junior Miss program is seeking high school senior girls who are interested in participating in the annual pageant. Volunteers and sponsors are needed as well.
University plans open house
February 16, 2006
The open house is designed to provide high school seniors and parents with information about how Saint Mary can prepare students for virtually any career.
America’s Most Wanted” highlights escape case
February 16, 2006
The search for escaped murderer John M. Manard is getting a boost from “America’s Most Wanted.”
Forensics team earns first place
February 16, 2006
The Lansing High School Forensics team earned first place at the Santa Fe Trail High School Invitational tournament on Feb. 11 where seven LHS entries qualified for the state championships.
Junior Miss seeks participants
February 16, 2006
The Kansas Junior Miss program is seeking high school senior girls who are interested in participating in the annual pageant. Volunteers and sponsors are needed as well.
Farm Bureau offers scholarships
February 16, 2006
Four $250 scholarships are available through Leavenworth County Farm Bureau Association to students who plan to further their education in Kansas.
College-bound students seek free money
Persistence pays off in scholarship search
February 16, 2006
Activity in the counselor’s office at Lansing High School starts picking up this time of year. As the sticker shock from the cost of higher education sets in, seniors come in looking for ways to pay for college.
Diptych photos on display
February 16, 2006
The photography works of Fred Trease titled “Agrodolce” will be on display in the Stacks Gallery of the Carnegie Arts Center, Leavenworth, throughout February.
Food-tasting slated as benefit
February 16, 2006
A Taste of Leavenworth, featuring local food, merchandise, art and music, will return for its fourth year.
County honors longtime employees
February 16, 2006
The Leavenworth County Commission on Thursday recognized several employees for their service to the county.
County tries to ease $30,000 dispute
February 16, 2006
Leavenworth County and Hamm Quarry are trying to work out a billing dispute related to work at the county’s rock quarry west of Tonganoxie.
Council to deliver annual evaluation to city administrator
09:48 a.m., February 16, 2006 Updated 04:22 p.m.
City administrator Mike Smith will learn the results of his annual evaluation at this week’s meeting of the Lansing City Council.
Teamwork stressed at countywide summit
February 16, 2006
A summit, sponsored by Leavenworth County and the Leavenworth County Port Authority, was part of preparations for a focus on the county that Ingram’s business magazine will publish next month.
Soldier tells Lansing VFW about his year in Iraq
February 16, 2006
Despite the snow that fell Saturday morning, Army Col. Bruce Reider arrived at Lansing Activity Center in his desert combat uniform, ready to share experiences from serving in Iraq with members of Lansing Veterans of Wars Post 12003.
District now forecasting 2008 opening of new school
February 16, 2006
The new Lansing Elementary School will not open in time for the start of the 2007-08 school year, Lansing school board president Brian Bode announced Monday at the board’s meeting.
Wallula to pare K-5
Christian school to offer only preschool in 2006-07
09:43 a.m., February 16, 2006 Updated 05:33 p.m.
Wallula Christian School’s decision to close its kindergarten through fifth-grade classes next year is leaving parents in a quandary.
Lions hope to send 14 wrestlers to state
February 16, 2006
The Lansing High wrestling team had six individual champions Saturday at the Kaw Valley League tournament, but the Lions failed to attain their top goal - a team championship.
Y to offer course on cake decorating
February 16, 2006
Women’s Community Y of Leavenworth will offer a six-week beginning cake decorating class.
Eye injury, war don’t alter former coach’s love of sport
February 16, 2006
A few minutes after Lansing High’s home wrestling duals began Jan. 12, Monte Sheets slipped through the gymnasium door.
Cushing to offer scholarships
February 16, 2006
Cushing Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is offering nine endowed scholarships totaling $6,250 in the nursing or medical-related fields.
Association puts its stock in sweet smells to raise funds
February 16, 2006
A local group, the Spirit Bag Association, is donating a portion of its profits this month to Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Leavenworth County.
Saint John taps new supervisor
February 16, 2006
Debra Millett, R.N., has been named clinical supervisor for the Senior Behavioral Health Center at Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth.
Church to sponsor ‘Parent University’
February 16, 2006
Trinity Lutheran Church will sponsor Christian Parent University from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the church, 2101 Tenth Ave., in Leavenworth.
Two soldiers on death row await president’s decision
February 16, 2006
Kansas could see its first legal execution in four decades if President Bush approves a military request to put to death two inmates at Fort Leavenworth’s U.S. Disciplinary Barracks.
Lansing’s railroad bridges
February 16, 2006
The building of the Santa Fe Railroad in Lansing had to overcome several problems, including the crossing of Seven- and Nine-Mile Creeks and also to span the road to the west, which is now known as Ida Street.
Lansing PTA to play host to Bingo night
February 16, 2006
Lansing Parent-Teacher Association will put on a Bingo night for families of Lansing Elementary and Intermediate school students.
Service notes
February 16, 2006
Service notes about Army Spec. Brett T. Dolinski, Carolyn A. Lohman and Army Pvt. Randy Winchester.
On the record
February 16, 2006
Lansing Police and Fire reports.
Elkins to coach boys tennis
February 16, 2006
Fresh off her first season as the head coach of the Lansing High girls tennis team, Rachel Elkins will guide the LHS boys this spring.
Scoreboard
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 16, 2006.
February 16, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Feb. 16, 2006.
Didde, Jackson provide boost off bench
February 16, 2006
The Lansing High boys basketball team lacked consistency in most areas during Tuesday night’s 62-61 home loss to Bishop Ward.
Girls risk ‘squandering’ season’s gains
February 16, 2006
For the last two seasons, the Lansing High girls basketball team has had a favorite quote: “You have to hate to lose more than you love to win.”
Economic development group’s board agrees to name change
Leavenworth County Development Corp. moniker OK’d
February 16, 2006
Lansing Area Development has a new name.
Alzheimer’s focus of support group
February 16, 2006
Leavenworth County Council on Aging will sponsor an Alzheimer’s Support Group on the first and third Thursday of each month.
Obituary: SFC William Henry McClain
1946-2006
February 16, 2006
School officials: Turnout key to success
February 16, 2006
Expect this year’s school bond issue campaign to focus on voter registration and getting more people to the polls.
District takes control of parent program
February 16, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood School District now has a Parents as Teachers program of its own.
Planning commission OKs 18-acre Tomahawk Valley
February 16, 2006
At its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7, the Basehor Planning Commission gave developers of a new residential subdivision the authority to begin construction.
Basehor business owner calls for increased police patrols
February 16, 2006
A Basehor business owner who was the victim of burglars a month ago recently called on city officials to implement changes that would bolster police protection.
Name change reflects countywide mission
February 16, 2006
Leavenworth Area Development has a new name.
Bobcats’ senior claims league crown
Zach Davis dominates on his way to the 130-pound Kaw Valley League title
February 16, 2006
Coach Scott Neil finally got the performance he’d been looking for from his wrestling team last weekend. And it could hardly have come at a better time.
Opinion: Missouri or misery?
February 16, 2006
Sometimes it just seems too easy. Sometimes the Missouri jabs just come and keep coming.
Piper woman, 48, suspected of helping murderer escape
February 16, 2006
Investigators looking into how a convicted murderer escaped Sunday from Lansing Correctional Facility are painting a picture that is focusing more and more on the president of the Safe Harbor Prison Dogs program.
Facilitator: Plan is ‘for the common good’
February 16, 2006
By meshing the interests of two communities into a concise, thorough plan, the Basehor-Linwood schools District Advisory Council has completed groundbreaking work, a consultant said Thursday.
Library launches advance-voting push
February 16, 2006
This is how many bond issues local voters have approved in the last 15 years: one.
School board seeks another bond issue
$26.7 million school plan headed to vote in November
February 16, 2006
What will November bring?
Bobcats share leadership styles through hustle and emotion
February 16, 2006
Garrett Chumley and Shae Sawalich are both leaders on the basketball court, if not on the stat sheet. Neither of them leads their respective teams in points, rebounds or assists this season, yet both their coaches consider them “glue” players, or the ones who do whatever is needed to hold their teams together.