Archive for Wednesday, November 15, 2006

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Car-deer season in full swing
November 15, 2006
In 2005, Leavenworth County recorded 243 accidents involving deer that caused more than $1,000 damage to a vehicle. That was down from 270 in 2004, but it still made Leavenworth the sixth-ranked county in Kansas for car-deer accidents.
District setting sights on new school building
New high school a possibility for next bond issue, officials say
November 15, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood school district is one step closer to asking voters to approve a new bond issue — this time for a new high school.
24-40 highway group focuses on road’s future
November 15, 2006
In the future, Tonganoxie and Basehor could benefit if the two cities pooled their resources to construct infrastructure projects, such as sewer lines.
Getting prepared
Boy Scouts work on sleds for annual Klondike Derby experience
November 15, 2006
Basehor Boy Scout Troop 169 truly has been living the Boy Scout motto — “Be Prepared.”
Police seek man on gun, assault charges
November 15, 2006
Police are seeking a 25-year-old Basehor man who allegedly kicked in the door of his home, waved a handgun at his wife — and later told an officer he wasn’t returning to jail.
BLHS dancers New York bound
November 15, 2006
A few members of the Basehor-Linwood High School Dazzlers dance team have been practicing for more than the usual halftime performances and competition season.
Focus group to discuss flu plans
November 15, 2006
Many medical experts and organizations have said it is a matter of when, not if, the next flu pandemic strikes. In 1918 and 1919, between 20 and 40 million people — including about 675,000 in the United States — died as a result of a flu pandemic.
Linwood library schedules children’s, adult activities
November 15, 2006
The Linwood Community Library preschool story time — held at 2 p.m. every Wednesday — will take a break next week for Thanksgiving.
Officers work on warrants in Linwood
Immigration agents make three arrests Tuesday morning
November 15, 2006
Three people were taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers Tuesday morning in Linwood.
Highway study group focuses on 24-40 future
November 15, 2006
In the future, Tonganoxie and Basehor could benefit if the two cities pooled their resources to construct infrastructure projects, such as sewer lines.
Warning to motorists: beware ‘Deer D-Day’
November 15, 2006
Kansas Department of Transportation wants drivers to be on high alert on Nov. 18, which it calls “Deer D-Day.” That’s because it’s the day deer-automobile crashes peak in the state. In the past decade, an average of 700 deer-and-vehicle collisions occurred on that date.
Permit for shooting range under study
November 15, 2006
Last Wednesday night, Leavenworth County’s planning commission voted 4-2 to deny a special-use permit for Nave Outdoor Shooting Sports Facility.
Letter: No to crematory
November 15, 2006
Opinion: Andy’s awards
November 15, 2006
It’s fall sports awards time. Team awards, Kaw Valley League awards, state awards, they’re all coming out now.
Tongie files lawsuit to block road vote
November 15, 2006
The city of Tonganoxie is taking 354 of its citizens to court.
Lady Bobcats snubbed by Kaw Valley League coaches
November 15, 2006
Last year the Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team went 8-24 and had one player, Chelsey Patton, get an honorable mention for the all-Kaw Valley League awards.
Bobcats lead KVL with 8 on all-league lists
November 15, 2006
A soccer team’s starting lineup is made up of 11 players.
A trifecta of Bobcats earns all-league football honors
November 15, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School football team didn’t win any league games this year, but a few Bobcats did make an impression on the coaches.