Archive for Thursday, June 1, 2006

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Polls

What's your favorite summer pastime?

Response Percent
Traveling
 
34%
Swimming
 
21%
Doing nothing
 
19%
Fishing
 
8%
Watching/playing ball
 
6%
Reading
 
4%
Other
 
4%
Total 46

All stories

Ulin resigns council seat
June 1, 2006
Robert Ulin, in a statement at the end of Thursday’s meeting, cited his new position as chief executive officer of the newly formed Command and General Staff College Foundation as the impetus for his resignation from the council.
Dog trainer pleads guilty in prison escape
Young to receive 21-month sentence
June 1, 2006
Toby Young has pleaded guilty to helping a convicted murderer escape earlier this year from Lansing Correctional Facility
Daniel R. Bradley Hedrick
May 29, 2006
June 1, 2006
A family celebration of the life of Daniel R. Bradley Hedrick, 59, Mission, will be at a later date.
Mary M. Mishler
1926-2006
June 1, 2006
Services for Mary M. Mishler, 80, Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 5, at First Presbyterian Church, 407 Walnut, Leavenworth. Burial will follow in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Duty-bound honor Memorial Day’s Meaning
June 1, 2006
For many, Memorial Day is a holiday that rings in the arrival of summer: a day for barbecues and cold beer. But for others, staying true to the purpose of Memorial Day goes beyond a matter of etiquette. It is a matter of duty.
Parr places eighth in ‘mind-blowing’ 400-meter heat
June 1, 2006
The distance was the same, but everything else was different for Samantha Parr when she climbed into the blocks Saturday to compete in the finals of the 400-meter dash at the Class 5A state meet.
Aquinas squeaks past Lansing
Saints toss no-hitter, still need eight innings to beat Lions
June 1, 2006
St. Thomas Aquinas had to be darn-near perfect Friday to beat Lansing High in the first round of the Class 5A state softball tournament, and even that almost wasn’t good enough to take down the Lions.
Lansing puts scare into eventual state champs
Four-run lead doesn’t stand at state baseball tourney
June 1, 2006
The Lansing High baseball team couldn’t have hoped for a better start to its first state tournament appearance since 1995.
Last stand at state
Radovich returns to medal stand with sixth-place finish in javelin
June 1, 2006
Amanda Radovich paused mid-sentence as a bone-chilling shriek broke through the air.
Causes to keep walker busy
June 1, 2006
This weekend doesn’t look to be a walk in the park for Lansing resident John Wendel.
LHS math teacher finds new outlet in writing
June 1, 2006
Crunching numbers and working with variables hasn’t overcome the creative side of Lansing High School math teacher Sarah Wise. She has done some writing - in fact, she’s a published author.
Carson Morris
June 1, 2006
Carson Steven Morris, Lansing, recently celebrated his third birthday.
Laurence conquers Olathe Marathon
June 1, 2006
As a teacher at the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Tad Laurence is used to being surrounded by athletic people, so it didn’t surprise him when four of his students decided they would run the Olathe Marathon.
MidAmerican eyes December date
Ground broken on Lansing financial center; construction to begin soon
June 1, 2006
MidAmerican Bank and Trust isn’t wasting any time between a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Lansing financial center and start of construction.
Scoreboard
June 1, 2006
Lansing results from the Class 5A state baseball, softball and track events.
Correction
June 1, 2006
A story in the May 25 edition of The Current contained an error.
Lansing soccer lands five on All-Region squad
June 1, 2006
It is little coincidence that the Lansing High girls soccer team placed a team record five players on the Kansas Soccer Coaches Association All-Region teams the same year the Lions played their toughest schedule.
License plates
June 1, 2006
When we travel we look at the license plates to see where people are from. It is exciting when we are in far-away places to see a plate from Leavenworth County.
Rite of passage
Eighth-graders celebrate end of middle school
June 1, 2006
Sometimes it’s all about a little closure.
Lansing resident’s legacy still felt at OutFront
June 1, 2006
One of Lansing’s former residents had a lasting impact on the OutFront Adult Education program.
Third-graders test their knowledge at EarthWorks
June 1, 2006
After spending up to eight weeks studying the earth, Lansing Elementary School third-graders are practically experts on it. That’s why they were chosen to be scientists for a day last month on a trip to EarthWorks in Independence, Mo.
Main St. update
June 1, 2006
As work continues on the Seven-Mile Creek Bridge, work on the Main Street System Enhancement project next week will creep north to Ida Street.
Council to consider formalizing priorities
June 1, 2006
Lansing City Council members will be asked to make officials what they agreed to informally late last month.
George Arneson
1925-2006
June 1, 2006
Service for George Stephen Arneson, 81, Lansing, will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 2, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial with military honors will follow in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Chamber plans to fete teachers
June 1, 2006
Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce will have a special breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade St., Leavenworth.
James E. Vernon
June 1, 2006
Graveside services with military honors for James E. Vernon, 61, Edwardsville, were Tuesday, May 30, at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Lucille Timmons
1915-2006
June 1, 2006
Mass of Christian Burial for Lucille M. (Pellman) Mura Timmons, 90, Overland Park was Friday, May 26, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing.
Vera Lee Banks
1939-2006
June 1, 2006
Services for Vera Lee Banks, 67, Leavenworth, were Thursday, May 25, 2006, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home. Burial was in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery.
Women’s Chamber recognizes top yards
June 1, 2006
Yard of the Month recipients have been announced by the Beautification Committee of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce.
On The Record
June 1, 2006
Lansing Fire reports for the week leading up to June 1, 2006.
Basehor police officers honored for their work
June 1, 2006
Members of the Basehor Police Department, along with several other Leavenworth County law enforcement officials, recently were rewarded for their hard work and dedication to their communities.
Dairy Days fest set for Saturday
June 1, 2006
Come celebrate Basehor’s rich dairy history at the first Basehor Dairy Days festival Saturday.
First State Bank plans to build new branch
Site near Village West good market location
June 1, 2006
The Tonganoxie-based First State Bank and Trust soon will expand to better serve its customers.
Board OKs 9 percent more for teachers
June 1, 2006
A modified work agreement means good news for teachers in the Basehor-Linwood school district.
Braves bring home 8 medals from Wichita
June 1, 2006
The high jumpers had it last weekend at the state track and field meet in Wichita.
Weimer caps career with 3rd-place medal
June 1, 2006
Dustin Weimer’s high school track career ended the way every athlete dreams of last week. Weimer finished on the medal stand at the state tournament in Wichita after taking third in the 800 meters. Days after the actual medal ceremony the Basehor-Linwood senior was still able to remember it in detail: the height of the podium, the size of the crowd, the emotions of the moment.
Opinion: Get out and run
June 1, 2006
Last week I had my leg braces refit for the first time since having foot surgery in March.
Chamber seeking nominees for annual citizen of the year
June 1, 2006
Do you know somebody who is an outstanding citizen? Give them a chance to be recognized for their efforts by nominating them for the annual Basehor Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award.
Leavenworth residents face federal charges
June 1, 2006
A federal grand jury has indicted four Leavenworth residents, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
Interchange upgrade slated to start late this year
Work will close sections of 24-40 and 7 highways; $53.6 million project to be complete in 2 years
June 1, 2006
Plans for improvements to a highway interchange east of Basehor are moving along.
Remembering Lucas Frantz
Tonganoxie woman committed to honoring memory of husband-soldier who died in Iraq
June 1, 2006
Saturday morning’s sun glinted off the gravestone of Cpl. Lucas Frantz.