Archive for Thursday, October 11, 2007

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St. James hands Lansing second loss of season
No. 1 Thunder too much for No. 4 Lions in tough road match
October 11, 2007
It wasn’t the state tournament - no, just a regular nonleague matchup - but Lansing High volleyball coach Julie Slater had St. James Academy added to her team’s schedule for one reason: State preparation.
Lions complete undefeated league run with victories against SFT, Bonner
October 11, 2007
The road to the Kaw Valley League volleyball title concluded in the house of the defending champs from Santa Fe Trail, and for a little while Tuesday night the Chargers made it clear they didn’t want to relinquish their throne.
Briggs puts LHS tennis back on the state scene
October 11, 2007
With temperatures in the upper 80s and not a cloud in the sky, a hot fall sun scorched the Emporia High School tennis courts and burned Amy Briggs’ face to a bright red.
Lansing girls are among favorites to win Kaw Valley League title
October 11, 2007
Five years ago the Lansing High girls cross country team produced both the individual and team first-place finishers at the Kaw Valley League meet.
Phase 1 park plans submitted
October 11, 2007
Lansing residents could have an additional place to practice sports, go for a stroll, have a picnic and possibly even watch a Fourth of July fireworks display during Lansing DAZE as soon as next summer.
School board gets sneak peek of auditorium’s Wall of Pride
October 11, 2007
Within the walls of the new Lansing High School auditorium, great performances are sure to take the stage. But one of those walls in particular might not just inspire greatest but a little pride as well.
Project winds down
All four lanes of Main St. expected to be open in early November
October 11, 2007
November means leaves are changing color, and, this year, for Lansing residents, it means there will be a lot less of one particular color orange as in the construction cones that have lined Main Street for much of the past 18 months.
Putting ‘family’ in family practice
October 11, 2007
Family is a key word when it comes to one of Lansing’s newest physicians, not only in the office but at home.
In it for the kids
October 11, 2007
Joan Padgett is among dozens of parents, teachers, administrators and community leaders that serve on one of the site councils that are part of each school in the Lansing School District.
Final 2007 KVL volleyball standings
October 11, 2007
Final 2007 KVL volleyball standings.
LHS sweeps at Pleasant Ridge
October 11, 2007
For the second time in 10 days the Lansing High cross country program swept the boys and girls team titles at a meet when both squads placed first on Thursday at the Pleasant Ridge Invitational.
Scouts warn drivers of project
October 11, 2007
Boy Scout troop 173 will be working on an Eagle Project from about 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 20 in the Rock Creek and Southern Hills developments.
County Bee makes changes
October 11, 2007
Changes in the Kansas State Spelling Bee will now require all winners from Leavenworth County to travel to Great Bend to compete for a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
Marching bands battle for prize
October 11, 2007
The inaugural Basehor-Linwood Marching Band Festival will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 13, at the high school football field, 2108 N. 155th St., Basehor.
Talk focuses on food, cancer
October 11, 2007
Power Foods: Cancer Fighters and Preventers” will be the topic of this month’s Community Education Series at Cushing Memorial Hospital.
Actors wanted for historical plays
October 11, 2007
The county is still looking for participants to join in the “Perform Me the Stories of Leavenworth County” project.
Veteran’s crisis hotline started
October 11, 2007
The VA Heartland Network has established a Crisis Intervention Hotline to help veterans dealing with a mental health crisis or difficult issues in their lives.
Abortion support group moves
October 11, 2007
A ministry that offers counseling to those who have had an abortion has relocated to the Wyandotte Pregnancy Center at 54th Street and Leavenworth Road in Kansas City, Kan.
2nd fall festival ready for run in Kelly Grove Park
October 11, 2007
Lorraine Gluch, who is in charge of planning for this year’s Autumn in the Grove festival, said she’s certain the same mistake won’t happen this year that occurred at the inaugural festival in 2006.
Heartburn sets in with resignation
October 11, 2007
At innumerable Lansing City Council meetings, the voice from the tall man on the mayor’s far right could be heard:
Center’s days date to 1970s
October 11, 2007
Back in 1972 a group that called themselves the Lansing Merchants held meetings to promote business in Lansing. First State Bank president Harold Culver was president of this organization.
Kayettes raise cancer awareness
October 11, 2007
With the month of October comes leaves changing into fall colors, pumpkin patches overflowing and scary Halloween costumes, but it is also a time to bring awareness to a cause that has affected so many lives.
Play brings grins, funds to church
October 11, 2007
A musical comedy that will support the building fund at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church hits the stage Friday.
Hall of Fame to induct local teachers
October 11, 2007
Two educators with ties to the area are among the honorees at the Mid-America Education Hall of Fame’s 12th annual induction ceremonies, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3, at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Dancers raise money for cancer
October 11, 2007
Community members are getting involved in the fight to find a cure for breast cancer.
Firefighters go into schools for Fire Prevention Week
October 11, 2007
It may have been laughs and giggles from the students of Kinder Care Learning Center as they watched a firefighter layer on the heavy gear they’re known for, but the message behind the lesson Tuesday afternoon was anything but a joke.
Jerry Edward Judy
1934-2007
October 11, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jerry Edward Judy, 73, of Leavenworth, was Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Lansing. Burial with military honors was in the Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Georgia Braswell
1930-2007
October 11, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for Georgia Helen Braswell, 77, of Lansing, was Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Leavenworth. Burial was at Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Wacker-Sweet
October 11, 2007
Alison Wacker and Brian Sweet, both of Leavenworth, announce their engagement.
George Studdard
1934-2007
October 11, 2007
Services for George William Studdard, 73, Wichita Falls, Texas, will be at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 11, 2007, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Wichita Falls. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Wichita Falls.
Casey Kirby
October 11, 2007
Services for Casey Kirby, 28, of Kansas City, Kan., will be at 10 a.m. today, Oct. 11, 2007, at Maple Hill Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery in Lansing. Mr. Kirby died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007.
Parks and Rec youth basketball registration
October 11, 2007
The Lansing Parks and Recreation department is conducting registration for its winter youth basketball league.
LHS to open district play Friday at Shawnee Heights
October 11, 2007
Now that the Kaw Valley League championship has been secured, the Lansing High football team heads back to familiar territory when it opens Class 5A district play at 7 p.m. Friday at Shawnee Heights.
LHS soccer runs win streak to three
October 11, 2007
It turned out all the Lansing High boys soccer team needed was a little U-N-I-T-Y.
Patron calls into question costs in bond issues
October 11, 2007
Dennis Mertz wants patrons “aware that we are paying more per square foot than any other school district in the area” in the proposed Basehor-Linwood school bond issue.
Credit card use leads to identity theft arrest
October 11, 2007
Basehor Police recently solved a case involving identity theft, a common crime that is growing in popularity.
Casino plans target area
October 11, 2007
Edwardsville and Bonner Springs have received a proposal to share a casino-resort project with a price tag nearly that of the grandest Kansas City, Kan., proposal.
Marching bands to descend on BLHS for first-ever festival
October 11, 2007
Five Kansas high school bands — BLHS, Bonner Springs, Eudora, Lansing and Independence — are set to perform and receive ratings from a panel of judges beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the BLHS football field.
Station addition to open to public
October 11, 2007
Fairmount Township Fire Department is sponsoring an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at its expanded station, 2624 N. 155th St. in Basehor.