Archive for Thursday, May 4, 2006

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Rain halts LHS softball; soccer game still on
May 4, 2006
Heavy rainfall the past two days left the softball field at Lansing City Park saturated with water. As a result, Lansing High’s softball game scheduled for 4:30 p.m. today against Piper has been rained out.
Debate leads senior to pursue law career
May 4, 2006
Debate has strongly shaped Lansing High School senior Chris Rohan’s life.
Emeril’s career path suits this senior
May 4, 2006
Lansing High School senior Jenna Fausett wouldn’t mind being compared one of the most famous chefs of the modern world who owns several restaurants and stars in his own cooking show on Food Network.
CGSC marks 125 years
Fort’s college celebrates milestone
May 4, 2006
This is a significant milestone,” said Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, an Iraq war veteran who now serves as the school’s commandant.
Main Street gets green light
City OKs additional $365,000 for project
May 4, 2006
The city will go ahead with the Main Street Enhancement Project even though it will cost it $365,000 more than originally projected.
Lansing takes down Tongie
Lions make clutch plays against Chieftains, keep Kaw Valley League title hopes alive
May 4, 2006
The Lansing High and Tonganoxie softball teams staged the biggest prizefight of the season Tuesday at the Tonganoxie Fairgrounds.
Flynn to wrestle at SDSU
May 4, 2006
Ever since he first stepped onto a wrestling mat at age 7, Sean Flynn has dreamed of being a college wrestler.
Theater presentation spreads word about HIV
May 4, 2006
David Ruis doesn’t have HIV, but sometimes he acts like he does.
Scoreboard
May 4, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to May 4, 2006.
Unanimous court ruling to keep sexual predator out of county
May 4, 2006
Sexual predator Leroy Hendricks will not be moved back to Leavenworth County.
Students sample American culture
Field trip’ takes fourth-graders on U.S. tour in LIS gym
May 4, 2006
Lansing Intermediate School fourth-graders toured the United States on Wednesday and Thursday, April 26 and 27, visiting New Orleans, Hawaii, Washington D.C., Alaska, the Southwest, the Midwest, the West, the West Coast and the Northeast.
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
Forensics Night gives students opportunity to hone performances
May 4, 2006
Students who will attend the Class 5A state forensics tournament Saturday, May 6, in Emporia were practicing their pieces for audiences of parents, siblings and classmates at the LHS annual Forensics Night and Dessert Banquet on May 1.
Lansing Correctional Facility to honor slain officers at service
May 4, 2006
Lansing Correctional Facility this week will honor the seven corrections workers who have died in service since the prison began accepting inmates in 1868.
Shoes optional in summer
May 4, 2006
The sensation of mud squishing through your toes, or the soft green grass or sand at the beach are just a few pleasant memories I have of going barefoot.
Garden Stater finds Kansas far from home
May 4, 2006
Whenever I tell Kansans that I am from New Jersey, it generally elicits the same hackneyed, corny response: “Really? Wow, you sure are a long way from home.”
Students’ laser handiwork on display at cookoff
May 4, 2006
Alongside 29 contestants in the People’s Choice portion of this weekend’s Brew, Blues & Bar-B-Q Cook-Off, Lansing High’s woodworking students will unveil their own homemade creation. Or perhaps “schoolmade.”
Field full for barbecue contest
May 4, 2006
Jay Ellis will have some additional competition next month when he defends his grand champion title in Lansing’s Brew, Blues & Bar-B-Q Cook-Off.
Spending requests concern council
May 4, 2006
No sooner had Lansing City Council agreed to pay extra for the Main Street Enhancement Project in a special meeting last week, its members were faced with a proposal to spend more money in a work session.
Music students earn top ratings
May 4, 2006
Two Lansing High School singing groups, two solo vocalists and four musicians snagged top ratings at the Class 5A state music festival last week.
Mutual Savings taps CPA for spot on board
May 4, 2006
Anthony B. (Tony) Kramer, CPA, has been elected a director of Mutual Savings Association.
On The Record
May 4, 2006
Lansing Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to May 4, 2006.
4-H notes
May 4, 2006
President Jason Miles called the monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites 4-H Club to order at 7:32 p.m. April 6.
MAYB Tournament deadline is May 12
May 4, 2006
The 11th Annual Leavenworth County Mid-America Youth Basketball Tournament will take place June 2-4 at various gyms throughout Lansing, Leavenworth and Basehor.
Kohl named MVP at Morningside
May 4, 2006
Tom Kohl, a 2006 Lansing High graduate and current sophomore at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, was named the Most Valuable Player on the Morningside baseball team on Sunday.
Lansing boys, girls track teams second at Tonganoxie
May 4, 2006
Three Lansing High track athletes set personal records as the LHS boys and girls track teams placed second Tuesday at the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Willcott leads LHS golf to 4th at Mill Valley
May 4, 2006
Lansing High junior Ryan Willcott started his season buried on the junior varsity for the third year in a row, but a strong mid-season push has him playing some of the best golf on the varsity team.
Court rules against sex predator home
May 4, 2006
Sexual predator Leroy Hendricks will not be moved back to Leavenworth County.
Basehor library launches ‘virtual’ program
May 4, 2006
With the state’s new “Audio Books, Music and More” program, books, and music are as close as a computer.
School board picks new superintendent
May 4, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood Board of Education has made a quick turnaround in hiring a new superintendent.
Angelic food drive off to fast start
May 4, 2006
Katie Mather was thrilled with her first Angel Food Ministries project.
Edwardsville mayor rebuffed
May 4, 2006
The Edwardsville City Council delivered a stinging rebuff to Mayor Stephanie Eickhoff Wednesday, overturning her earlier decision to suspend City Administrator Doug Spangler.
Board approves new comprehensive plan
May 4, 2006
After being put off a month, the public hearing regarding Basehor’s Comprehensive Plan resulted in a 6-0 approval of the plan at the Basehor Planning Commission meeting Tuesday evening. It will now be placed on the City Council’s June 5 agenda for approval.
Library gala slated May 11
May 4, 2006
The Basehor Community Library plans its first Gala Thursday, May 11, at the Legends Theater in Village West.
Basehor Virtual School plans to graduate 30 students this year
May 4, 2006
Since 1998, the year the Basehor-Linwood Virtual School was founded, 52 students have received their high school diplomas. This month, the school will reach a high-water mark by graduating 30 students.
Tonganoxie iris gardens will be
May 4, 2006
Once again, Mrs. Miller’s irises are in bloom.
Basehor-Linwood golfers growing together
May 4, 2006
The golf season is coming to a close, but Basehor-Linwood High School coach Chad Harvey still can’t identify the top player on his team. In fact, he’d be hard-pressed to even set a top five on his varsity squad.
Sullivan decides to go back to the mat
May 4, 2006
For many high school athletes, the college recruitment process is almost the same workload as one of their classes. There’s highlight tapes to splice, letters to sort through, paperwork to fill out and interviews to do. For Dustin Sullivan, the recruitment process consisted mainly of picking up the phone.
Ripping the nets
After a rough start to the season, the BLHS Lady Bobcats’ soccer squad
May 4, 2006
In just 12 days the Basehor-Linwood soccer team went from a 2-5-1 team searching for answers to a 7-5-2 squad brimming with confidence. The Lady Bobcats finished a stretch of six games between April 19 and May 3 with five wins, a tie and a new lease on their season.
Opinion: At BLHS, girls rule
May 4, 2006
First of all, I mean no disrespect to the male athletes at Basehor-Linwood High School. They’re a great group of guys and obviously fairly talented, since we’ve seen a lot of them sign to play college sports this year. But this column is all about the Lady Bobcats.
Miss Kansas Teenager is hooked on pageants
May 4, 2006
Growing up and changing is a normal part of life, even for a local beauty pageant queen.
City wins suit over tax district
Judge rules Basehor can create district to fund interceptor
May 4, 2006
The funding of Basehor’s $1.7 million U.S. Highway 24-40 sewer-interceptor project again has taken center stage.