Archive for Thursday, December 6, 2007

Also from December 6

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Obituaries
On the street
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Polls

How many holiday open houses or parties do you typically attend?

Response Percent
Three or more - ‘tis the season.
 
36%
Two.
 
27%
None. I guess I’m Scrooge.
 
22%
One - the company party, and that’s it.
 
13%
Total 22

All stories

Bonner Tournament postponed until Friday
December 6, 2007
The winter snowstorm that is making driving slippery this afternoon has postponed the Bonner Springs Metro Classic Basketball tournament until Friday.
Snow falling in Lansing; Bonner Tournament postponed
December 6, 2007
A snow advisory remains in effect for Lansing and the area through 6 p.m. today.
Council fills vacated position
December 6, 2007
om Smith, who tried this past spring to win a seat on the Lansing City Council, will serve on the council after all.
Lions set to play Topeka Seaman
December 6, 2007
It’s quite possible that the Lansing High boys basketball team could face two teams from last year’s Class 5A state tournament during its first two games of the Metro Prep Tip-off Classic Tournament at Bonner Springs High School and YMCA.
LHS girls eye winner’s bracket
December 6, 2007
Fresh off of a feel-good 52-42 victory over Bonner Springs in the season-opener, the road is about to get awfully rugged for the Lansing High girls basketball team.
County’s Christmas Open House to include lessons in history
December 6, 2007
Figures from Leavenworth County’s past will come alive this week as part of the county’s annual Christmas Open House at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
Business as usual returns to Main
December 6, 2007
The Main Street construction has been a hot topic in Lansing for the past 18 months, and Snip and Clip manager Vicki Parr has heard it all before.
Wristen: Hammer’s heroics spark Lions
December 6, 2007
With each passing match during Saturday’s championship round of the Kaw Valley League Dual Tournament, the pressure steadily mounted on Lansing High freshman Zach Hammer.
Welcome to varsity
Freshmen step up, help Lions win KVL Dual Tournament
December 6, 2007
For weeks Lansing High wrestling coach Ron Averill has been asked the same question.
Second-grader’s artwork wins honors, $500 for GRES library
December 6, 2007
A Glenwood Ridge Elementary School student’s artwork has turned out to be worth $500.
Basehor, Bonner growth areas focus of meeting
December 6, 2007
What emerged from the meeting was a more or less solid consensus that the area designated as Area A — west of Bonner Springs’ present boundary at 142nd Street, south of Interstate 70 and north of Loring Road —stretching from 142nd to between 158th and 166th streets would be a future growth area for Bonner Springs.
B-L district teachers donate to wear denim
December 6, 2007
Denim for Dollars,” a fundraiser organized by the Association of Basehor-Linwood Educators tempted teachers with an offer they almost couldn’t refuse for Scholarship Week — donate money to go toward student scholarships and earn the right to wear jeans all week.
Library construction nearly complete
December 6, 2007
Residents may have seen the lights on recently at the future Basehor Community Library. And, with less than a month until the projected completion date, the lights aren’t all that’s ready to go.
7th-grade girls finish season 8-4
December 6, 2007
It’s not often that Terry Cornett is found smiling after a loss, but on Saturday the Lansing Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball coach couldn’t help himself.
8th-graders place 2nd
December 6, 2007
The mood was festive Monday evening when Lansing Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball coach Keith Andrews and his team convened for an end-of-season pizza party.
Scoreboard
December 6, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Dec. 6, 2007.
Society honors author with award
December 6, 2007
A Leavenworth County writer who has chronicled area history in his works is the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the Leavenworth County Historical Society.
Lansing City Council agenda for Dec. 6
December 6, 2007
A city policy for creating benefit districts is up for consideration at tonight’s City Council meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 800 First Terrace.
County hails long-term employees
December 6, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners started Tuesday’s commission meeting by taking time to present longstanding county employees with longevity awards to recognize their years of service to the county.
We love eggnog
December 6, 2007
When we were kids, my mom made us eggnog from scratch.
Injured soldier to be honored
December 6, 2007
There will be an informal reception from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at Condotels, 801 W. Eisenhower Rd., for Scott Stephenson, an Atchison soldier severely injured in Iraq, who has now returned to Fort Leavenworth.
Port Authority awards bid for construction at Urban Hess Center
December 6, 2007
Work on the Urban Hess Business Center in Tonganoxie could begin before the end of the year as members of the Leavenworth County Port Authority on Wednesday unanimously approved a bid for construction for the 25.33-acre site located at County Road 5 and Laming Road.
LMS student performs at Arrowhead
December 6, 2007
There may have been more than 70,000 cheering Chiefs fans watching her dance during Sunday’s half-time show, but Jasmine Hill was only out there for herself.
Scholars rank second in meet
December 6, 2007
The Lansing High School scholars bowl team traveled to Washburn University in Topeka Saturday, Dec. 1, for the annual Quest competition of high school teams across Kansas.
Correction
December 6, 2007
A story in the Nov. 29 edition of The Current contained an error. In the story “Flynn seizes Division I opportunity,” Shawn Budke was misidentified. Budke is the head coach of the Leavenworth County Spartan Wrestling Club.
District denied Safe Routes grant
Phase two plans fail to receive funds; schools not discouraged
December 6, 2007
It was a disappointing letter that broke the news to task force members of the Safe Routes to School program that Lansing did not receive the $250,000 grant officials had applied for in August.
Consultant proposes new technology park
December 6, 2007
A consultant for industries wanting to do business in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union brought the idea of a technology park located on the Veterans Affairs campus in Leavenworth before the County Commission Tuesday.
Tree-lighting ushers in Lansing’s holiday season
December 6, 2007
Before flipping the switch on the Mayor’s Christmas Tree, Lansing Mayor Kenneth Bernard warned that one year he plugged in the tree and nothing happened.
Bringing history to life
December 6, 2007
Although Ellen Ferguson says, by nature, she’s quite shy, she has no qualms about volunteering to perform tomorrow at the County’s Christmas Open House.
Council OKs design work for 150th St.
December 6, 2007
The portion of 150th Street from Craig Street north to Parallel Road, which is currently a chip and seal road and about 18 feet wide on average, was previously placed on a priority list for improvement by the City Council.