Archive for Wednesday, December 26, 2007

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Shrimp a perfect New Year’s meal
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A12
A couple of the best New Year’s experiences I can recall involved a pleasant dinner with friends on the 31st and an afternoon feast on New Year’s Day. In both cases, shrimp was the main course.
The ghosts of Christmases past
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A5
These days, Christmas is always a mixture of many emotions. It is a time when family and old friends get together and celebrate with gifts, song and feasting. It’s a time of reunion and reconciliation, of bringing out the most altruistic feelings in people.
Cats won 4 KVL titles in ‘07
Basehor-Linwood High School year in review
December 26, 2007
Improvement and success are good words to describe Basehor-Linwood High School athletics in 2007.
Bobcats look to build on last-second victory
December 26, 2007
56-54-Lansing leads with five seconds left. Basehor-Linwood inboundsthe ball to Chandler Schaake, who passes it up-the court to Anthony Pierce. Pierce’s three dribbles and a one-handed running no-chance shot equal one thing: money. And just like that, the Bobcats are 3-3 heading into Winter Break.
BLHS girls basketball team defeats Lansing for road win
December 26, 2007
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team remained undefeated against Lansing. The Bobcats dispensed of Lansing High School, 54-35, for a win that sends them into the holiday break with a 6-0 record. Basehor-Linwood trailed early in the first quarter, as Lansing seemed to be shaking its season-long shooting slump. The slump returned in the second quarter as Lions’ players failed to knock down shots.
Governor meets with AG’s staff in wake of Morrison resignation
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A3
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has met with a group of staff members from the Attorney General’s Office to give them a pep talk in the wake of Attorney General Paul Morrison’s sex scandal and resignation.
Boyda touts earmarks headed to 2nd District
December 26, 2007 in print edition on A2
Funds for cancer research at Kansas University, road improvements at Clinton Lake and barracks at Fort Leavenworth were among the numerous budget earmarks for the 2nd Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, D-Topeka, said Thursday.
Work to begin on turnpike interchange
December 26, 2007
Work will begin next week on Leavenworth County’s first direct tie in to an interstate highway, temporarily cutting off a main north-south route in southern Leavenworth County.
Sebelius wants extensive energy policy for Kansas
December 26, 2007
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Friday said she supports increasing the cigarette tax, wants to start a comprehensive discussion on energy and is alarmed by the harsh tone of the debate on illegal immigration.