Archive for Thursday, January 5, 2006

Also from January 5

Photos
Photo galleries
East Hill Singers mark 10 years
Polls

Do you make New Year's resolutions?

Response Percent
No. What’s the sense?
 
56%
Yes. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t have any to break.
 
43%
Total 23

All stories

Former USM coach indicted
January 5, 2006
A federal indictment handed up Wednesday charges former USM football coach Scott Frear with three counts related to child pornography.
Census details daytime exodus
January 5, 2006
John Orkwis doesn’t consider his daily drive into Leavenworth a commute.
Retail-office complex slated for DeSoto Road
Site now home to mobile home park
January 5, 2006
The southeast corner of DeSoto and Eisenhower roads would be home to a new retail-office complex, if the plans of a group of doctors come to fruition.
East Hill Singers mark 10 years
Lansing Correctional Facility inmates, both current and former, make up half of group
January 5, 2006
In a small chapel Tuesday night, about 20 men were seated and singing a song called “Thank You Very Much.”
New book explores penitentiary
January 5, 2006
A Leavenworth writer has turned his interest in local history and the U.S. Federal Penitentiary at Leavenworth into a new book.
Lansing girls face first league setback
Tonganoxie still team to beat in Kaw Valley League
January 5, 2006
The Lansing High girls basketball team knew it would have to beat Tonganoxie if it wanted to have a shot at winning the Kaw Valley League championship.
at least 16 former LHS basketball players to return for ceremony
January 5, 2006
Loren Russell’s phone has been ringing off the hook for the past three weeks as he has been flooded with calls from former Lansing High School basketball players.
Scoreboard
January 5, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Jan. 5, 2006.
Model solar systems cover classroom
January 5, 2006
In Shelley Brammer’s third-grade classroom, every student can be in his or her own universe. That’s because a model solar system is hanging above each student’s desk.
LHS counselors prepare workshops
January 5, 2006
Students may have been able to put off any thought of school during winter break, but now that they’re back, Lansing High School counselors are making sure seniors are preparing for the future.
Speaker agrees on multiyear school funding
January 5, 2006
Usually opponents, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and House Speaker Doug Mays seem to be reading from the same page when it comes to one aspect of school finance as the 2006 legislative session approaches.
Governor says she’ll seek multiyear school funding plan
January 5, 2006
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has provided a glimpse of her educational funding plans for the 2006 legislative session.
Mom stays busy with PTA
January 5, 2006
Each morning, Robin Goebel packs off three of her four young children to Lansing Elementary School. Soon afterward, she follows them to the school, where she spend hours each week as president of the Lansing Parent-Teacher Association.
On the record
January 5, 2006
Lansing Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to Jan. 5, 2006.
Council to hear more about smoking ban
January 5, 2006
Lansing City Council will learn more about a resident’s request for a ban on smoking in all public places in the city.
KCKCC to conduct youth basketball clinic Jan. 14
January 5, 2006
Kansas City Kansas Community College will hold a basketball clinic for boys and girls in the third through eighth grades on Saturday, Jan. 14.
Parks and Rec spring soccer sign-up begins Monday
January 5, 2006
Lansing Parks and Recreation will accept registrations for the spring season of youth soccer from Jan. 9 through Feb. 11.
Middle School basketball tips off Tuesday
January 5, 2006
Lansing Middle School boys basketball begins play at 4 p.m. Tuesday when the seventh- and eighth-grade A teams plays host to Warren Middle School.
Time to follow your dream
January 5, 2006
This is the time to make your New Year’s Resolutions.
Johnsmeyer Gym worth celebrating
January 5, 2006
Lansing High School students, fans and alumni will pay a posthumous tribute this week to Earl Johnsmeyer, a longtime coach, teacher and counselor at the school.
Smoking ordinance requires input
January 5, 2006
Lansing City Council members begin the new year faced with a weighty issue: whether to impose a ban on smoking in public places.
Work to keep museum closed
January 5, 2006
The 1913 Parker Carousel will give its gears a rest for two months.
Blood pressure checkups slated
January 5, 2006
If you felt your blood pressure rising during the recent holidays, you may be able to take advantage of a free blood pressure check at the Leavenworth County Council on Aging.
Chamber meeting taking reservations
January 5, 2006
The Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and banquet will be Jan. 18 at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade St., Leavenworth.
4-H news
January 5, 2006
The bimonthly meeting of the Leavenworth County Events Council was Nov. 28 at the Lansing 4-H Building. President Natalie Hall called the meeting to order.
Museum supervisor begins work
January 5, 2006
Lansing Historical Museum is experiencing changes in the New Year with the addition of a new supervisor and what will be greatly expanded hours.
Police seek new patrol cars, equipment
January 5, 2006
Lansing Police Department would add five new vehicles and each of its patrol cars would get a new look under a proposal to be put before Lansing City Council.
Wrestlers return to mat tonight
January 5, 2006
With two tournament titles under its belt in two tries, the Lansing High wrestling team entered winter break brimming with confidence.
All-State honor caps record-setting career
Welch is Lions’ career leader in digs, points, wins
January 5, 2006
A quick glance at the Lansing High volleyball record books reveals two things about Casey Welch: She played a lot of volleyball and was pretty darn good.
Lions win ‘ugly’
In classic Lansing-Tongie fashion, game is sloppy slugfest
January 5, 2006
The statistics weren’t pretty, the shots were ugly and the free throws were downright hideous, but the final score - Lansing 48, Tonganoxie 40 - was the only thing that really mattered.
Fort schedules MLK activities
January 5, 2006
Fort Leavenworth’s commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, in the Frontier Conference Center.
Basehor man killed while walking on county road
January 5, 2006
A 65-year-old Basehor man was killed Wednesday afternoon northwest of Basehor when a minivan drove left of center and hit him, Kansas Highway Patrol reports said.
Basehor youth earns Eagle award
January 5, 2006
Kyle E. Robinson, 14, of Basehor, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.
Comprehensive plan nearly ready for city’s review
January 5, 2006
Revisions to Basehor’s comprehensive planning guide will be ready for review soon.
Lansing City Council to consider request for public-smoking ban
January 5, 2006
Lansing City Council will discuss on Thursday a resident’s proposal to snuff out smoking in all enclosed public places in the city.
Commission selects County Road 1 route to turnpike
County still sees funding as stumbling block; group to lobby Congressional delegation soon
January 5, 2006
The Leavenworth County Commission’s choice last week of County Road 1 as the access road to a planned turnpike interchange is “huge,” according to Tonganoxie Mayor Dave Taylor.
Beard-growing contest to highlight Basehor fest
January 5, 2006
As the saying says, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
City, administrator finalist continue work on agreement
January 5, 2006
Last week, the Basehor City Council met with a finalist for the vacant city administrator position. Mayor Chris Garcia said the interview “went very well.”
Education, gambling top issues
January 5, 2006
Education and gaming — those two old thorns in the side of Kansas politics — once again are expected to take center stage during the 2006 legislative session.
Mayors look forward to new year
Basehor, Linwood officials outline work
January 5, 2006
In Basehor municipal government, priorities include hiring new employees for key positions and fine-tuning project plans. Its southern Leavenworth County neighbor, the city of Linwood, has its mind’s eye on completing construction of another lagoon cell, implementing a municipal court system and advertising itself as a player in the growth market.
Library proposes $2.99 million bond issue
Special election scheduled for Feb. 28 to decide on constructing new building on 158th Street
January 5, 2006
Next month, Basehor Community Library officials will ask patrons of its 50-square mile voting district to greenlight approval for something they deem long overdue — a new building.
Twelve-point loss greets Bobcats after break
January 5, 2006
After a hard-fought 55-43 defeat at Pembroke Hill, Basehor-Linwood boys basketball coach Mike McBride said there was only one thing standing between his team and victory: belief.
Obituary: JB (Butch) Stinnett Jr.
January 5, 2006
Agencies report strong charitable giving
National, international disasters didn’t dampen donations to local groups
January 5, 2006
Hogwash.
Communities mourn loss of youth activist
J.B. Stinnett remembered as tireless volunteer on and off the basketball court
January 5, 2006
Often it seems those who live for more than themselves are taken too early. And only too late are they given the recognition they rightly deserve.