Archive for Wednesday, April 16, 2008

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Mystery remains with missing man
April 16, 2008
Harold Leach pulls his car to the side of a rock road and points to the farm seven miles east of Linwood where his only son, Randy Wayne Leach, was last seen 20 years ago while attending a bonfire party.
B-L earns split with Perry-Lecompton
Coach looks for consistency on offense, seeks focus on ‘next pitch’
April 16, 2008
Basehor-Linwood knew it had to capitalize on opportunities in the nightcap of Tuesday night’s softball doubleheader after stranding several runners in scoring position in a 4-2 first-game loss to Perry-Lecompton. The Lady Bobcats did just that, winning 10-4 to earn a split.
QB passed out many gifts before early death
April 16, 2008
Monday afternoon, between sessions at a Free State High soccer practice and Free State’s 14-10 baseball victory over Olathe East, I received a phone call from my old stomping grounds
Journey ends quickly, but still satisfies
April 16, 2008
This is my final column for the Bonner Springs Chieftain.
We did the right thing
April 16, 2008
Maybe that’s what being ethical is about after all: doing the right thing when nobody is looking.
Championships come with road trips
April 16, 2008
In retrospect, I should have known that the Kansas Jayhawks would win the 2008 NCAA basketball championship.
Warmer days ahed
April 16, 2008
It was not the most welcome sight: Snow flurries dancing outside the window on Saturday. On Saturday, April 12, that is.
Trials set to begin in Dollar General death
04:27 p.m., April 16, 2008 Updated 11:43 a.m.
The trial for one of the two men charged with the November 2005 murder of Robin Bell will begin next week.
Remember When - April 17, 2008
April 16, 2008
10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago in the Bonner Springs area
Basehor City Council agenda, Monday, April 21
April 16, 2008 in print edition on A2
Basehor City Council meeting, 6 p.m., Monday, April 21, City Hall
Saying no to ‘roughing it’
April 16, 2008
I’ve developed a new appreciation for the trials of my pioneer foremothers, even if my own compromised situation is a long way from replicating theirs.
When winds blow, husbands take heed
April 16, 2008
Out here the wind makes a noise all its own, though it can’t very well be described as anything very comforting, unless maybe you find something soothing in the wailing of lost souls.
Ag Hall gallery to feature UMKC grad’s works
April 16, 2008
During May, the Gallery of Rural Art at The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame will feature “Midwest Eye,” an exhibition of artwork by Kansas artist Marcia Vogel.
Events re-emphasize need for newspapers
April 16, 2008
When I started my newspaper career in 1986, there were no fax machines, no cell phones, no e-mail and definitely no Internet.
Lawrence resident recalls flight with Pope John Paul II
April 16, 2008
As Pope Benedict XVI continues his first official visit in the United States, longtime Lawrence resident Nelson Krueger recalls his own close-up view of a similar trip from the late Pope John Paul II.
Boater safety course offered
April 16, 2008
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a one-day boating safety class to the boating public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19.
Spring memories push back ‘September’
April 16, 2008
Comparing life stages to the seasons of the year is an often-used concept from the most ancient times among many cultures. It’s reflected in our speech and in our thinking on a deep, almost subconscious, level.
Mr. Van in tune with music royalty
April 16, 2008
Leavenworth’s upcoming John Philip Sousa Star Spangled Spectacular is hitting close to home for one Tonganoxie resident.
20 years later
Linwood couple still copes with vanishment
April 16, 2008
Harold Leach pulls his car to the side of a rock road and points to the farm just seven miles east of Linwood where his only son, Randy Wayne Leach, was last seen 20 years ago while attending a bonfire party.
LCDC looks at ‘big picture’
April 16, 2008
Leavenworth County Development Corp. members continued big picture talks about the aim and direction of the public-private economic development engine in a monthly meeting April 10 that focused on barriers hindering the group’s success and how to overcome those barriers.
4-H families sacrifice Saturday for service
April 16, 2008
Dozens of 4-H Club youths and their families volunteered Saturday morning to help Leavenworth County residents in need of help for thorough spring cleanings.
List of occurrences, oddities surrounding case numerous
April 16, 2008
During the past 20 years, there have been a number of oddities and bizarre coincidences surrounding the Randy Leach missing person case including:
Late night storm hits county
April 16, 2008
Some Leavenworth County residents are still recovering from a late Thursday night thunderstorm that had damaging high winds.