Archive for Thursday, March 29, 2007

Also from March 29

On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
LHS sweeps St. James in season-opening twinbill
Polls

Do you plan to vote Tuesday?

Response Percent
Yes. I wouldn’t miss it for the world.
 
63%
No. Nothing’s caught my interest.
 
31%
Undecided. We’ll see Tuesday.
 
4%
Total 41

All stories

Meyer shines at Mill Valley Tourney
LHS junior places second at No. 2 singles, posts 3-2 record
March 29, 2007
The Lansing High tennis team opened its season Wednesday with a third-place finish at the Mill Valley Tournament, but the highlight of the day for LHS was the breakthrough performance of junior Mo Meyer.
Dog trainer pleads guilty to gun charges
Former volunteer now faces federal prison for LCF escape plot
March 29, 2007
The dog trainer who helped an inmate escape from the Lansing Correctional Facility entered a guilty plea for a federal charge of providing a felon and fugitive with firearms.
Council hopefuls lay out positions
March 29, 2007
Editor’s Note: The Current asked candidates for the Lansing City Council to respond to questions of interest prior to next week’s April 3 election. Here are their answers, which in some cases were edited because the candidate exceeded word limitations.
School board candidates full of ideas
March 29, 2007
Editor’s Note: The Current asked candidates for the Lansing School Board to respond to questions of interest prior to next week’s April 3 election. Here are their answers, which in some cases were edited because the candidate exceeded word limitations. The seven candidates are running for four open seats on the board.
Lions take bite out of Jaguars
March 29, 2007
The inaugural game of Kaw Valley League girls soccer had the feel of a prize fight.
Airport talk encourages county commissioners
March 29, 2007
Leavenworth County commissioners are “on board” with the concept of a regional airport in Leavenworth County but continue to have questions.
Spartans snag 2 titles
March 29, 2007
If only the Leavenworth County Spartans were a stock.
Prison museum planners find building funds hard to come by
March 29, 2007
The Kansas Regional Prisons Museum’s board of directors is having an easier time finding funding for what’s going to go inside the museum, than for the building itself.
Baughman, Wessel fall in finals at state
March 29, 2007
Two members of the Slammer Wrestling Club narrowly missed winning state championships Sunday at the USA Kansas Kids State Tournament at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka.
Gambling is hot topic at breakfast
March 29, 2007
State Rep. Kenny Wilk didn’t have much time to rest between a meeting Friday that lasted until 3 a.m. and a 9 a.m. Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast Saturday morning.
Planner happy to be ‘back home’
March 29, 2007
The commute is a tad shorter these days for Jason Auvil.
Artist’s Trading Cards all the rage
March 29, 2007
Have you ever considered your doodles to be a work of art?
LMS Site Council to conduct forum
March 29, 2007
Lansing School Board candidates will come under scrutiny one more time at a forum sponsored by the Lansing Middle School Site Council.
Armed robbery probe continues
March 29, 2007
Lansing Police Chief Steve Wayman said Wednesday the investigation into the March 20 armed robbery at Wood Oil Co. and a thwarted attempt a day later at Petro Deli, both in Lansing, has gone cold.
Just call him ‘coach’
March 29, 2007
If your son or daughter plays for a Lansing Parks and Recreation team, chances are you’ve met Bryan Pettis or his wife, Deena.
Margaret K. (Gehringer) Fink
1910-2007
March 29, 2007
Services for Margaret K. (Gehringer) Fink, 96 years, formerly of Germansville, Pa., will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville, Pa. Burial will follow at Heidelberg Union Cemetery, Slatington, Pa.
Tennis team has depth, talent
March 29, 2007
Depth and experience are two things the Lansing High tennis team is heavy on this season.
Jackson, Froelich, Willcott give LHS golfers experience
March 29, 2007
In recent years the Lansing High golf team’s performance week to week has been as unpredictable as spring weather.
Familiar ring to it
March 29, 2007
Lansing High School sophomore Cody Morlan was perusing through the Jostens class ring brochure when one caught his eye - it was hard to miss.
FBLA students ready for state
March 29, 2007
Matt Humphreys enjoys competing. That’s the reason he joined Lansing High School’s Future Business Leaders of America organization.
Fort Leavenworth to open homes for annual tour
March 29, 2007
Fort Leavenworth will have its 30th Annual Historic Homes Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21.
This week on LGTV, Channel 2
March 29, 2007
Here’s the broadcast schedule through next week for the city of Lansing’s government access channel, LGTV, Channel 2:
USM to offer camp for girls
March 29, 2007
A Leadership Camp for Girls entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades will be offered June 11-13 at the University of St. Mary, Leavenworth.
WSU salutes four area students
March 29, 2007
Four area students were among 1,900 Wichita State University students who were on the WSU dean’s honor roll for fall 2006.
Lansing Fire Calls
March 29, 2007
Lansing Fire calls for the week leading up to March 29, 2007.
MAYB deadline approaching
March 29, 2007
Registration for the Spring Leavenworth MAYB Basketball Tournament closes March 30.
Reider closes in on KSU record
March 29, 2007
Ashley Reider, a 2004 Lansing High graduate, placed first in the javelin Saturday at the Jim Click Shootout at Roy P. Drachman Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.
Morningside leans on LHS grads
March 29, 2007
Two Lansing High graduates have played key roles in the Morningside College baseball team’s recent hot streak.