Archive for Wednesday, April 2, 2008

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Kilroy was here
April 2, 2008
He was everywhere any service man had been,
Search is on for missing sculpture
April 2, 2008
Wyandotte County officials have asked for the public’s help in finding the bronze eagle stolen from the Korean/Vietnam War Memorial at Wyandotte County Lake.
Democrats to hear from UMKC prof
April 2, 2008
The April Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast will be Saturday, April 19, at The Woodlands dog track, 9700 Leavenworth Road.
Bonner resident on TV show Friday
April 2, 2008
The episode of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” featuring Bonner Springs resident George Cooper will show at 4 p.m., Friday, on KSHB, channel 41.
Attorney general to play stand-in at governor’s hunt
April 2, 2008
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius will be watching birdies instead of shooting turkeys. And that’s ruffled the feathers of the Kansas Republican Party.
Mustain leads Basehor-Linwood golf team at season’s first meet
April 2, 2008
Sam Mustain shot an 89, placing fifth overall, leading Basehor-Linwood to a third-place finish Saturday at the Sunflower Hills Invitational.
KU fans enjoy win
April 2, 2008
Massachusetts Street exploded with a sea of fans shortly after Davidson’s final shot bounced off of the backboard securing the 13th Final Four appearance for the Kansas Jayhawks on Sunday.
Bobcats tame Jaguars
Basehor-Linwood softball team wins against Mill Valley
April 2, 2008
After squeaking by in the first game of a doubleheader against Mill Valley with a 3-2 victory, the Basehor-Linwood softball team made sure it left no ideas of a potential comeback in the nightcap.
BLHS soccer team leads early, but falls in overtime to De Soto
April 2, 2008
Basehor-Linwood girls soccer players jumped out to a 3-0 lead Thursday night against De Soto. The Wildcats clawed back with three second half goals, however, and capped the big comeback by winning 4-3 in overtime. “De Soto is always tough, and it seems as though every time we play them it is a battle to the end,” coach Kevin Vincent said.
Early-season baseball games can be too cold to enjoy
April 2, 2008
Cold baseball just isn’t a lot of fun.
Nathan Gerald “Jerry” McGee
April 2, 2008
1920-2008 Lawrence
Sandra Kay Sybrant
April 2, 2008
1949-2008 Basehor
Remember When - April 3, 2008
April 2, 2008
Life in Bonner Springs area 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Life’s little adventures can happen by accident
April 2, 2008
This isn’t about Viagra; it’s about unintended consequences.
BLHS grad receives scholarship
April 2, 2008
Basehor native and Ottawa University sophomore Emily McAfoos was awarded the 2008-09 Jerry Campbell Class of 1971 Memorial Cross-cultural scholarship.
Chief’s Corner
April 2, 2008
In 2007, the number of traffic-related deaths in Kansas was approximately 415. This is a reduction of more than 10 percent from 468 in 2006. It is believed that strict enforcement of current seat belt and child safety seat laws helped contribute to this reduction. Across the state of Kansas, only 73 percent of front seat passengers buckle up. According to the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Traffic
Impact of store closing depends on perspective
April 2, 2008
It is said that Robert E. Lee’s last words were “Strike the Tent.”
Spring brings renewed optimism
April 2, 2008
Spring is the time of year when we breathe a sigh of relief that winter - with its cold, ice and snow - are long gone and balmy days are ahead.
Time to give teens a break
April 2, 2008
Those who worry about leaving our world in the hands of “the younger generation” should find solace in a story in last week’s Chieftain and Sentinel.
on the agenda
April 2, 2008
An agenda for this week’s Basehor City Council meeting.
Virtual’ business parks plans progress
April 2, 2008
The Leavenworth County Port Authority’s spec building committee continues to make headway in preparing virtual buildings for development in the Port Authority-owned Urban Hess business park in Tonganoxie.
Commissioner to seek re-election
April 2, 2008
Leavenworth County Commission chairman Clyde Graeber has thrown his hat into the political ring again.
Historical Society hears museum tips from pros
April 2, 2008
Finding and remodeling a building was just the first step in the Basehor Historical Museum Society’s quest to open a community museum.
County OKs Basehor sewer proposal
April 2, 2008
Leavenworth County commissioners have agreed unanimously to proceed with a Basehor proposal to address overcapacity problems plaguing Sewer District No. 3.
Preparations begin for all-day kindergarten
Roundup introduces incoming students to Linwood Elementary School pilot program
April 2, 2008
Children got their first glimpse of life as kindergartners this week during Kindergarten Roundup at Linwood Elementary School.
CEO: Market turmoil sealed fate for Ethanex
April 2, 2008
The hopes of becoming the low-cost ethanol producer and a billion-dollar company have fizzled for Basehor-based Ethanex Energy Inc.
Braves set records at Baldwin Invitational meet
April 2, 2008
The Bonner Springs track and field team had a record-setting day at the Baldwin Invitational on Friday.
KU gets shot at former hoops coach
April 2, 2008
I have mellowed a lot regarding Williams since he resigned at Kansas five years ago, but I hold a little animosity toward him.
LHS tennis cruises at Spring Hill quad
April 2, 2008
Gold was the color of choice for the Lansing High boys tennis team on Tuesday as it dominated the Spring Hill quadrangular.
Commission chairman announces candidacy
April 2, 2008
Leavenworth County Commission chairman Clyde Graeber has thrown his hat into the political ring once again.
County leaders work toward sewer solution
April 2, 2008
Representatives from Leavenworth County, the city of Basehor, the Basehor-Linwood School District and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment met Monday at the Leavenworth County Courthouse in an attempt to reach a resolution for an overcapacity sewer district south of Basehor city limits.
Port Authority work continues at Urban Hess
April 2, 2008
The Leavenworth County Port Authority’s spec building committee continues to make headway in preparing virtual buildings for development in the port authority-owned Urban Hess business park in Tonganoxie.
Basehor ethanol producer calls it quits, files for bankruptcy
April 2, 2008
The hope of becoming the low-cost Ethanol producer and a billion-dollar company have fizzled for Basehor-based Ethanex Energy Inc.
Commissioners approve bid of bond counselors
April 2, 2008
Leavenworth County Commissioners have given the go-ahead for bond counselors with an OppenheimerFunds branch in Overland Park to begin preparing and marketing a multimillion-dollar general obligation bond that will finance various capital improvements in the county including work on County Road 1 south and west of Tonganoxie.