Archive for Thursday, October 12, 2006

Also from October 12

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Quilter's Quarters
Polls

What's your favorite fall activity

Response Percent
Being outside in the crisp air
 
35%
Watching the leaves turn color
 
29%
Wearing sweaters or sweatshirts
 
29%
I don’t like fall
 
6%
Total 31

All stories

Familiar territory
Lions haven’t lost in district playoffs since 2003 season
October 12, 2006
A 2-4 record isn’t exactly the mark the Lansing High football team hoped to tote into the Class 5A district playoffs.
City kicks off 1st fall festival
October 12, 2006
Lansing kicks off its first-ever fall festival this weekend with “Autumn in the Grove.”
Program digs into coal-mining history
October 12, 2006
Married to a military man for 26 years, Leavenworth resident Joy Kozak understands the important role the military has played in building and sustaining Leavenworth County.
Buck stopped here
October 12, 2006
When visitors stop by The Current office at 204 N. Main Street, one of the first things they see hanging on the wall is the press plate for the front page of the inaugural issue of the paper from Nov. 4, 2004.
Leavenworth County vicious dog regulations receive final revisions
October 12, 2006
A few questions answered, a few revisions made.
LHS nets Senior Night sweep
October 12, 2006
In typical Lansing High volleyball fashion, Senior/Parent Night was loaded with heart and soul Tuesday at Johnsmeyer Gymnasium.
Tennis season ends one step shy of state
October 12, 2006
The tears welled in Heidi Schultz’ eyes, but she blinked them away quickly.
Quilt shop bustling after top 10 ranking
October 12, 2006
Jerry Stube says pictures just don’t suffice for quilters. They like to touch what they see.
County closes in on regulating vicious dogs
October 12, 2006
A few questions answered, a few revisions made.
LCDC leader leaving post
October 12, 2006
The director of Leavenworth County’s economic development group is going private.
Real-life lessons
Breast cancer survivor talks to Kayettes
October 12, 2006
Kim Cupp has logged countless hours sharing her story of survival with other adults.
Steps to better health
Wellness program emphasizes exercise at Lansing Intermediate
October 12, 2006
Lansing Intermediate School students should consider packing more than a tasty meal in their lunchboxes this school year. They might also want to include some : comfortable shoes?
Fair puts women first, for a change
October 12, 2006
Somewhere in the crowd attending this year’s Women’s Health Fair, event coordinator Diana Corpstein was hoping there were women who would actually put their health needs first for a change.
Little Orphan Annie
October 12, 2006
With the upcoming production of “Annie” at the Eisenhower Ridge Theater beginning on Saturday, I started remembering the comic strip and radio show “Little Orphan Annie” that I read and listened to as a kid.
Sheriff’s officers make drug arrest in city
October 12, 2006
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s officers, with cooperation from Lansing and Leavenworth police departments, last week served a search warrant for narcotics and seized 48 grams of crack cocaine and cash from a Lansing residence, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
Signs cause council stir
October 12, 2006
After a meeting marked by thorough agreement, Lansing City Council members’ opinions flared as they faced a dilemma between helping businesses along Main Street and preserving the appearance of the city.
Lansing soccer jockeys for regional position
October 12, 2006
The Class 5A regional soccer tournament is less than two weeks away, and Lansing High knows it has work to do between now and then if it wants a good postseason seed.
Scoreboard
October 12, 2006
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Oct. 12, 2006.
Lions to race at KVL championships today
October 12, 2006
Griffin Davis made a major breakthrough at the Kaw Valley League cross country championships last year when he placed sixth in the varsity boys race at Wyandotte County Park.
Miller
October 12, 2006
Gail and Ray Miller, Lansing, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
Manago-Huhn
October 12, 2006
Courtney Anne Manago and Trevor Jon “TJ” Huhn, both of Lansing, announce their engagement.
On the record
October 12, 2006
Lansing fire calls for the week leading up to Oct. 12, 2006.
Kansas struggles with rural depopulation
October 12, 2006
Waiting to deliver a load of sunflowers at a processing plant, dryland farmer Tim Peterson was of two minds about rural Kansas.
What the gubernatorial candidates say about rural development
October 12, 2006
What have you done in the past and what will you do in the future to increase development in rural areas of Kansas and reduce the out-migration from large areas of the state?
Frances C. Townsend
1916-2006
October 12, 2006
Mass of Christian Burial for Frances C. Townsend, 90, Lansing, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Itching to teach again
October 12, 2006
When doctors diagnosed her with multiple sclerosis in 2001, Linda Harriss was relieved. She’d spent months suffering from symptoms with no apparent cause.
Work on auditorium causes shifts at high school
October 12, 2006
Parking was at a premium before the Lansing School Board meeting Tuesday night, but it wasn’t due to a heavy agenda.
Bobcats get 10th win
Soccer team beats Immaculata 5-1
October 12, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School soccer team beat Immaculata 5-1 Thursday to go to 10-3-1 on the season. It’s the first time the Bobcats’ soccer team has ever reached double-digit victories.
Letter: The saga continues
October 12, 2006
Lady Bobcats not satisfied with sixth place
October 12, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team finished sixth in the 10-team field at the De Soto Invitational Tournament on Saturday. It was the third time in three tournaments this year that the Lady Bobcats finished in the middle of the pack, and, while that’s better than where they were finishing last year, it’s not quite where they want to be.
Other Bobcats step up in 2-0 victory at Perry
October 12, 2006
If Perry-Lecompton’s main goal Monday afternoon was slowing down Austin Knipp, the Kaws did a good job. If their goal was beating the Basehor-Linwood High School soccer team, they came up a bit short.
Basehor-Linwood’s Schierbaum OK after long wait for ambulance
October 12, 2006
Basehor-Linwood High School junior Jacob Schierbaum was back in school Monday after suffering a neck injury that caused a delay of nearly an hour in Friday’s football game at Tonganoxie. Three minutes after halftime, Schierbaum made a tackle after a two-yard gain and didn’t get up.
Offense hapless without Hopkins in 35-0 loss to THS
October 12, 2006
The deck was stacked against the Basehor-Linwood High School football team last Friday against Tonganoxie. The Chieftains were 5-0 and the Bobcats were without head coach, Steve Hopkins, who was ill. Even with all that going against them, the Bobcats competed early, but just couldn’t find a way to score.
What an encore!
Basehor-Linwood girls golf team qualifies for state in 2nd season
October 12, 2006
About 13 months ago the Basehor-Linwood High School girls golf team was headed for its first meet, with the modest goal of not finishing last. This Monday, the team will compete on the state’s biggest stage, with a chance to make school history.
Opinion: BLHS not labeled worthy opponent
October 12, 2006
Basehor-Linwood cross country coach Jeff Venema is generally a pretty even-tempered guy, but he gets downright angry when he talks about the Kansas Coaches Association top-8 rankings.
BLHS marching band to perform at festival
October 12, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School marching band will be among student musicians from across Kansas performing during Kansas State University’s Central States Marching Festival.
Firefighters, police officers awarded at banquet
October 12, 2006
Area firefighters, police officers and their families enjoyed a meal, entertainment and awards at the 13th annual Firefighter and Police Officer Appreciation Banquet Sunday afternoon.
24-40 retail project attracting attention
Construction on schedule for new bank
October 12, 2006
Several retail businesses soon will call Basehor home.
A familiar face
First State hires county’s eco devo official
October 12, 2006
The director of Leavenworth County’s economic development group is going private.
City asked to restrict fireworks vendors
PRIDE members: For-profit groups cutting into margin
October 12, 2006
Basehor PRIDE president George Smith is worried about maintaining the sense of “small-town America” in Basehor.
School board to explore swim team proposal
Students petition district, expressing interest in swimming
October 12, 2006
A swim team could be in Basehor-Linwood High School’s future.
Lady Bobcats win league title
Katelynn Witt’s finish breaks tie with Tonganoxie
October 12, 2006
The Basehor-Linwood High School girls cross country team won the Kaw Valley League title Thursday in one of the closest finishes in KVL history. BLHS and Tonganoxie’s first five runners tied in points, forcing the league officials to go to the teams’ sixth runners as a tie-breaker. That meant Katelynn Witt’s 21st place finish won the meet for the Lady Bobcats.
Longtime county employee retires
October 12, 2006
Forty-one years and 29 days after he first walked onto his job as a bridge worker for Leavenworth County, Mel Sewell has retired.