Archive for Thursday, May 25, 2006

Also from May 25

Polls

Do your Memorial Day plans include a visit to the cemetery?

Response Percent
Yes. It’s what we should do on Memorial Day.
 
45%
No. I celebrate by doing something fun.
 
30%
Maybe. It just depends if I’m in the mood.
 
25%
Total 20

All stories

Developer awaits answer on drainage
May 25, 2006
The city of Lansing may act as the middleman to save developers from having to pay an unforeseen expense for a drainage project at the Carriage Hills Plaza.
Search narrows for LHS basketball coach
May 25, 2006
Lansing High School’s search for a new boys basketball coach appears to be finished.
County commissioner to retire
1st District’s Navinsky says he won’t seek re-election this year
May 25, 2006
Don Navinsky has decided 12 years in office is enough.
Parr blazes way to state in 400, 1,600 relay
May 25, 2006
A nervous smile broke out across Samantha Parr’s face in the minutes leading up to her 400-meter race Friday at the Class 5A regional track meet at Seaman High School.
Lions ‘excited’ to play at state softball tourney
May 25, 2006
Morgan Chiles always dreamed of playing in the state softball tournament.
Lansing baseball hopes to sink Seaman
May 25, 2006
Lansing High first-year baseball coach Troy Andrews knows plenty about baseball at the state tournament. After all, before coming to Lansing he was an assistant at Dodge City for teams that placed first and third in the state.
Library, park top council’s priorities
Work session yields new direction on city’s ‘07 budget
May 25, 2006
Council members decided expansion of City Hall could wait, for now.
Memorable day at LHS
158 LHS seniors pick up diplomas
May 25, 2006
The graduating class was lauded for its numerous academic, athletic and leadership achievements.
Lansing High announces 2006 graduating class
May 25, 2006
2006 Graduates from Lansing High School.
Ready to lead
LHS Leadership elects officers for ‘06-‘07
May 25, 2006
With a new wave of rising seniors poised to lead Lansing High School, a few in particular have accepted a particularly important mantle: making sure that the school’s Leadership program is well run.
NBA tour stop draws 500 to Fort Leavenworth
May 25, 2006
It’s hard to make a layup when the defender has a full foot on you; but what if he has three?
Lions soar into state
Sittenauer qualifies twice; Slater has career day in 400
May 25, 2006
Everything was perfect. The approach. The takeoff. The splash landing into the sand pit. Most important, however, was the distance: 22 feet, 3/4 of an inch.
County making more use of Internet site
May 25, 2006
Leavenworth County’s official presence on the Internet is expanding.
Memorial Day and heroes
May 25, 2006
With Memorial Day approaching, we need to think about our servicemen now as well as in history.
Plots abound as caretakers relate cemetery stories
May 25, 2006
For their history lesson last week, Vic and Ginger Young didn’t depend on a textbook.
Students light up when camera comes out
May 25, 2006
This semester, Mary Ann Austin has been able to capture all the Kodak moments in her classroom.
KCKCC lists fall honor roll students
May 25, 2006
More than 1,000 Kansas City Kansas Community College students were named to honor rolls for the fall semester.
Students’ play shows language no barrier
May 25, 2006
Only the brave were allowed to enter Lansing Intermediate School auditorium one day last week.
National cemeteries to observe Memorial Day with ceremonies
May 25, 2006
The Fort Leavenworth salute battery and color guard will participate in two Memorial Day ceremonies Monday.
Main Street update
May 25, 2006
The Main Street System Enhancement project is entering week two of work.
On The Record
May 25, 2006
Lansing Police and Fire reports for the week leading up to May 25, 2006.
Lansing golfers struggle, savor state experience
May 25, 2006
The members of the Lansing High golf team left Salina Municipal Golf Course with bittersweet feelings Monday afternoon.
Six Lions earn All-NEKSL honors
May 25, 2006
The Lansing High girls soccer team was unable to defend its Northeast Kansas Soccer League title this season, but numerous Lions defended their positions on the All-League team.
LHS falls to No. 1 Aquinas in regional championship
May 25, 2006
The Lansing High girls soccer team played arguably its best game of the season May 16 when it earned a 3-1 victory over De Soto in the first round of the Class 5-1A regional playoffs. Lansing’s reward: a date with St. Thomas Aquinas.
Basketball camps set for June at Lansing High
May 25, 2006
Summer basketball camps will take place in June at Lansing High School.
Twitchel selected for All-Star game
May 25, 2006
Lansing High senior Nichole Twitchel has been selected to participate in the MO-KAN All-Star Softball Series at 6 p.m. June 5 at the Blue Valley District Activities Center. The game pits top players from Kansas against top players from Missouri.
Scoreboard
May 25, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to May 25, 2006.
Outgoing city clerk honored
May 25, 2006
Karen Logan didn’t leave her post as Lansing city clerk without a little R and R: reception and recognition.
LHS seniors reap scholarship awards from near, far
May 25, 2006
Lansing High School’s Class of 2006 had its Senior Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 18. These students were named as scholarship recipients at the ceremony.
Tournament organizer says reprimands will be issued
May 25, 2006
Police were called to Basehor’s Field of Dreams on May 14 after a group of unruly parents grew hostile toward a Little League baseball umpire.
Care counts Elementary students learn about character, receive awards
May 25, 2006
Glenwood Ridge first-graders gave a lesson in character during an all-school assembly Tuesday afternoon.
BLHS students enjoy working on milk can project
May 25, 2006
Cows on Parade, Jayhawks on Parade and now Milk Cans on Parade. In preparation for the inaugural Basehor Dairy Days festival, planners devised a unique way to advertise the June 3 event — milk cans.
Basehor residents sporting beards to promote fest
May 25, 2006
In the spirit of next week’s Dairy Days festival, Basehor residents Eugene Voigt and Chuck Wilderson really are letting their hair down.
County official calling it quits
May 25, 2006
Don Navinsky has decided 12 years is enough.
Festival salutes city’s history
May 25, 2006
Dairy farming was at one time a way of life for many families in Basehor and Leavenworth County. The passing of the family dairy farm from generation to generation was commonplace.
Class of 2006 moving on out
May 25, 2006
Basehor-Linwood High School was full of smiles Thursday evening. Smiles of proud parents, grandparents, siblings, friends and, of course, happy graduates.
Hazard-alert radios available at Basehor police department
May 25, 2006
With the peak of tornado season upon us, severe weather in the coming months is almost certain.
Two Bobcats to represent track team at state
May 25, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood track and field team had two athletes qualify for state at last Friday’s regional meet at Tonganoxie. One of them could almost have been considered a shoo-in, while the other came completely out of the blue.
Opinion: Andy’s honors
May 25, 2006
In the next couple weeks there’s going to be all kinds of spring sports honors handed out: team awards, league awards, state awards, city awards. In the interest of being totally unoriginal, here’s a look at my BLHS spring awards: