Archive for Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Also from November 21

Events
Photos
Photo galleries
2007 Leavenworth County Fall Photo Contest
Polls

What is your favorite food at Thanksgiving?

Response Percent
Dressing
 
32%
Pumpkin pie
 
28%
Mashed potatoes and gravy
 
20%
Turkey
 
12%
Green bean casserole
 
4%
None of the above
 
4%
Total 25

All stories

Induction honors
November 21, 2007
The Lansing High School National Honor Society held an induction ceremony to welcome new members Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Civilian defense worker ready for Thanksgiving in Iraq
November 21, 2007
Jose Marrero plans to enjoy Thanksgiving to the fullest on Thursday.
Lansing teacher off to Saudi Arabia
November 21, 2007
Saudi Arabia may share a border with war-torn Iraq, but compared to its neighbor it receives little attention.
Veterans memorial plans get facelift
November 21, 2007
Design changes have occurred and plans for a veterans memorial in Lansing are back on track.
Winning smile, winning photo
November 21, 2007
Entering the Leavenworth County Fall Photo Contest seemed natural for Trish Wills of Tonganoxie.
One stop from the top
November 21, 2007
Prior to last season, neither Dennis Wood nor Nick Flynn ever had wrestled in the state finals.
Lansing High lands 4 on All-KVL first team
November 21, 2007
Surprised” is not a word Lansing High volleyball coach Julie Slater used when describing her reaction to seeing four Lions make the All-Kaw Valley League first-team.
9 Lions lauded for football performance
Becker, Terron, Smith honored for ‘O’, ‘D’
November 21, 2007
As a team, the Lansing High football squad compiled an 8-2 record, league championship and fourth straight state playoff appearance.
Lions honored for soccer skills, scholarship
November 21, 2007
Ten Lansing High soccer players have been recognized by league, regional and state coaches for their performance both on and off the field this season.
Smith a finalist for Army award
November 21, 2007
Lansing High senior football player Justin Smith is one of nine finalists statewide for the 2007 Kansas Army Iron Man of the Year award.
Bids to go out on church addition
November 21, 2007
The originally planned October starting date for construction of the expansion of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church has passed, but that doesn’t have the Rev. Michael Stubbs worried.
A sport for every season
November 21, 2007
Having just put dozens of helmets and shoulder pads in storage for the rest of the year, Bernd Ingram will now get out the basketballs and his coaching whistle as he gears up for the next Parks and Recreation season.
Graham Hill is history
November 21, 2007
I have been watching with great interest all the changes that have been made on what we remembered as “Graham Hill.”
Giving our thanks at Thanksgiving
November 21, 2007
As Thanksgiving descends upon us - can’t you almost smell the turkey roasting in the oven? - it’s tradition to thank the Almighty for all of the blessings bestowed upon us.
New after-school program focuses on grades, having fun
November 21, 2007
The usual after-school routine for seventh-grader Erika Torres, 13, is to go home and turn on the television immediately, with homework being the furthest thing from her mind.
Businessman to try again for Kansas Senate seat
November 21, 2007
Leavenworth businessman Steve Fitzgerald is running again for the 5th District Kansas Senate seat.
Theater tickets help scholarships
November 21, 2007
A dinner theater production next week will raise funds for scholarships for area high school students.
Informational meeting for County Road 1 gives residents a chance to express opinions
November 21, 2007
Karen Fish is exasperated with the Leavenworth County-Kansas Turnpike Authority project to build an interchange on the turnpike at County Road 1.
Plans on long-awaited road work advance
Commissioners extend life of moratorium, barring development along County Road 1
November 21, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners extended a moratorium that prevents development along County Road 1 leading to a proposed interchange with Interstate 70 for an additional 12 months Thursday.
Commander speaks at KU of adapting military
Lt. Gen. William Caldwell emphasizes cultural awareness for success in modern wars
November 21, 2007
U.S. military leaders are learning to adapt to the complexities of modern wars of insurgency, the commander of Fort Leavenworth said last week in Lawrence.
State Farm sponsors Friday Night Feats
November 21, 2007
Do you have video of some exciting highlights from the Lansing High football season?
After 4 titles, Schneider will hang up whistle
November 21, 2007
In four years of coaching Lansing Parks and Recreation football teams - the third- and fourth-grade Red Devils in 2004 and 2005 and the fifth- and sixth-grade Red Bulls in 2006 and 2007 - Rick Schneider’s teams posted a 30-2 record and won four championships.
Correction
November 21, 2007
A story in The Current on Nov. 8 contained incorrect information.
Scoreboard
November 21, 2007
All-Kaw Valley League teams for the 2007 fall sports.
Holiday homes tour approaches
November 21, 2007
Leavenworth Vintage Homes Society will have its 16th holiday homes tour from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.
158th St. accident leaves one dead
November 21, 2007
A Bonner Springs man died from injuries he received in a single-car accident early Friday morning.
MAYB holiday tournament
November 21, 2007
The Hoops Holiday Weekend Tournament will be the first Leavenworth MAYB tournament of the season. It will take place Dec. 29-30 and include a three-game minimum. It is open to boys and girls teams from third grade on up.
Bank’s Piper branch ‘coming right along’
November 21, 2007
First State Bank & Trust’s soon-to-be newest branch in Piper is making progress. And, it should be ready to serve its customers by spring 2008.
Mom’s shot judged contest winner
November 21, 2007
Entering the Leavenworth County Fall Photo Contest seemed like a natural for Trish Wills of Tonganoxie.
Chief makes case for new vehicles
November 21, 2007
Basehor Police Chief Terry Horner says his department is behind the curve and trying to play catch up when it comes to patrol cars.
County extends ‘pause’ on CR1
Building moratorium continues to Nov. ‘08
November 21, 2007
Leavenworth County Commissioners on Thursday extended a moratorium for an additional 12 months that prevents development along County Road 1 leading to a proposed interchange with Interstate 70.
Contributing to a cause
November 21, 2007
Every December, thousands of green holiday wreaths tied up with red ribbon are placed on the rows of white headstones at Arlington National Cemetery to remember and honor the nation’s veterans, and this year, students at Basehor Elementary School will be able to say they helped contribute.