Archive for Thursday, May 11, 2006

Also from May 11

Photos
Photo galleries
Second annual Brew, Blues & Bar-B-Que Cook-off Lions win KVL softball title
Polls

What are you doing for Mother's Day?

Response Percent
Visiting my mother, of course.
 
34%
Taking my mother out to dinner or cooking for her.
 
34%
Calling my mother on the telephone.
 
19%
Remembering my mother in a special way.
 
11%
Sending my mother a card.
 
0%
Sending my mother flowers.
 
0%
Total 26

All stories

Slater, Sittenauer solid at KVL meet
LHS boys, girls place fifth at league
May 11, 2006
An old veteran and a rising star gave Lansing High its lone champions Wednesday at the Kaw Valley League meet at Tonganoxie.
City taps assistant for clerk’s post
May 11, 2006
Sunshine Petrone knows she will have some big shoes to fill beginning later this month when she takes over as the city of Lansing’s human resources director/city clerk.
NBA Finals trophy to visit For Leavenworth
May 11, 2006
See the 2006 NBA Finals trophy at Fort Leavenworth.
MAYB Tournament deadline is Friday
May 11, 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.
Cushing to present diabetes program
May 11, 2006
Cushing Memorial Hospital will continue its 2006 Community Education Series next month with a presentation by Dr. Richard Whitlow titled “Diabetes: Are You at Risk?”
Exhibit unearths history found in county cemeteries
May 11, 2006
Lansing Community Museum will play host to a countywide cemetery exhibit beginning next week.
Soldier’s mom, boss find success with ‘Operation Iraqi Children’
May 11, 2006
A shipment of toys, school supplies, candy, blankets and cash soon will be on its way to Iraq, thanks in part to the mother of two Lansing High School graduates who are serving there with the U.S. military.
Memorial pays homage to fallen prison guards
May 11, 2006
On Thursday, May 4, Henry E. Kenaga recalled the day his father, Henry M. Kenaga, was killed in the line of duty at Kansas State Penitentiary, now Lansing Correctional Facility.
Leavenworth team wins cookoff title
May 11, 2006
On the first weekend in May, Joe Denny usually loads up his barbecue smoker and drives from his home in Leavenworth to Topeka for the annual Hank Lumpkin Memorial Red, Hot & Wild barbecue contest.
Register now for Lansing DAZE 5K
May 11, 2006
The annual On the Run 5K race is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. June 11. It is part of the Lansing DAZE Festival festivities.
Council to meet, prioritize projects
May 11, 2006
Lansing City Council members again will try to hammer out a priority list for city projects during a special work session slated for next week.
Main St. fixture to close doors later this month
May 11, 2006
A Lansing landmark for the past 17 years is about to close.
Forensics earns 9th place at state
May 11, 2006
The Lansing High School forensics team placed ninth at the Class 5A state tournament, contested this past weekend in Emporia. Two students earned medals at the event.
Pep Club rewarded for supporting school
May 11, 2006
So, it’s like this: Attend 17 school sporting events - for free - and get a day out of school to play arcade games, drive bumper cars and hang out with friends.
Teamwork triumphs at Field Day
May 11, 2006
It’s like the Super Bowl, the World Series and the NCAA tournament all rolled into one. It is where dreams are dashed and playground legends are born.
Kick the can
May 11, 2006
In the 1930s, we played kick the can at night at Fourth and Kansas streets under the only streetlight at that end of town.
Video games spur senior’s career choice
May 11, 2006
Mitchell Loftus knows what he wants, and he’s going to get it - quickly.
Psychology studies next for LHS senior
May 11, 2006
Megan Smith enjoys her job at Saint John Hospital, where she works in food service and previously was a candy striper.
Lansing Fun Run earns $1,200
May 11, 2006
Lansing Parent-Teacher Association can bank about $1,200 into its playground fund.
Seniors wrap up high school careers
May 11, 2006
Time at Lansing High School is short for the Class of 2006.
On the record
May 11, 2006
Lansing Police reports and Lansing fire calls to Leavenworth County Fire District No. 1
And the winners are …
May 11, 2006
Winners in this year’s Brew, Blues & Bar-B-Que Cook-off May 5-6 at Towne Center
Lumberyard marks 40th anniversary
May 11, 2006
When Lansing residents heard the sound of a roaring race car engine Friday, it wasn’t coming from the Kansas Speedway. Instead, it was from the parking lot of Lansing Lumber, where an Irwin Racing vehicle was put on display.
Fishing Derby set for Saturday
May 11, 2006
Lansing Parks and Recreation will put on its fifth annual OK Kids Day Fishing Derby from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 13, at Lost 80 Park on East Mary Street.
LMS track results
May 11, 2006
Tonganoxie Quad
Main Street start date nears
Massive project tentatively slated to begin May 20.
May 11, 2006
As the launch of the Main Street System Enhancement Project draws near, key players are working to ensure the project’s timeline and the availability of information about the project to residents.
Latham-Hodam
May 11, 2006
Lesleigh Latham and Derrick Hodam were married March 18, 2006, at Reynolds Lodge, Lake Shawnee, Topeka, with the groom’s brother, the Rev. Davis Hodam, officiating.
Scoreboard
May 11, 2006
Lansing High School sports results
Hurdle success no small task for Kelloff
May 11, 2006
When attempting to predict the winner of a hurdles race, track fans usually will pick the taller runner with longer legs. After all, the height advantage is supposed to make it that much easier to clear the hurdles.
Board considers widening bus service offerings
May 11, 2006
Before- and after-school traffic congestion around schools may be relieved next year, if Lansing school board follows through on a proposal it received this week.
Leadership presents Late Night check
May 11, 2006
Lansing High School’s Leadership students recently presented a check for $7,500 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Falcon Lakes taking up the watch
May 11, 2006
Basehor may soon be an even safer place to live if the idea of a neighborhood watch program takes hold.
New administrator puts early budget on the table
May 11, 2006
On Monday night, Basehor City Council members and city administrator Carl Slaugh discussed four different sections of the first draft of the proposed 2007 budget.
School chief is not new to Kansas
New superintendent has family ties near Cheney, began career in Mt. Hope
May 11, 2006
The new superintendent of the Basehor-Linwood schools will move to Kansas this summer, but he won’t be new to the state.
Class of 2006 will graduate May 18
May 11, 2006
The end of May brings a lot of excitement to all students, especially high school seniors. Not only are they looking forward to the end of school and the start of summer, but graduation and the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
Students organize luncheon to acknowledge their teachers
May 11, 2006
Tuesday, May 9, was National Teacher Day — a day for educators to be acknowledged for the contributions they make to the lives of students. Two students at Basehor-Linwood High School wanted to recognize their teachers in a big way.
Retiring teachers planning for a change of pace
May 11, 2006
A little R and R and a change of pace are things Carolyn Conklin, Dee Pickerign and Carol Seivley will have a chance to enjoy in a few days.
Braves snap Bobcats’ Kauffman winning streak
May 11, 2006
Even with all the inviting open green space at Kauffman Stadium the Basehor-Linwood Bobcats had trouble getting the ball to drop in against Josh Palcher on Saturday. The Bonner Springs right-hander pitched five-plus quality innings and got plenty of support both offensively and defensively, as the Braves won the Frank White Classic 7-2.
Nothing short of perfect …
Holland’s gem leads Lady ‘Cats past rival Bonner Springs
May 11, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood softball team was beating Bonner Springs 7-0 in Game 1 of a doubleheader Monday, but there was still reason for worry when the Bravettes were down to their last out.
Opinion: Dust off the green
May 11, 2006
The playoffs are coming! The playoffs are coming!
Toys and necessities shipped to kids in Iraq
May 11, 2006
A shipment of toys, school supplies, candy, blankets and cash soon will be on its way to Iraq, thanks in part to the mother of two Lansing High School graduates who are serving there with the U.S. military.
Exhibit in Lansing museum focuses on county cemeteries
May 11, 2006
Lansing Community Museum will play host to a countywide cemetery exhibit beginning next week.
GRE students walk to raise funds
May 11, 2006
Glenwood Ridge Elementary students participated in a unique fundraiser Monday — a Lap-A-Thon. Students walked laps around a cone-lined track to raise money for character trait banners for the school’s foyer.
Students impress board with technology
May 11, 2006
Although technology continues to advance, elementary school students in the Basehor-Linwood district showed school board members Monday night that they have a handle on it.
Great day for “Greatest Generation”
Veterans trade war stories
May 11, 2006
The World War II veterans memorial event Saturday at the United Methodist Church drew a surprisingly large contingent of the same veterans the day was meant to honor.