Archive for Thursday, August 21, 2008

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Economic development coordinator position is filled with Iowa native
August 21, 2008
Business retention and expansion in Leavenworth County is now in the hands of a new economic development coordinator.
Knowning how to win
August 21, 2008
Watching the Olympics and seeing what Michael Phelps has accomplished makes one realize how important encouragement is from family, friends, coaches and in general the people around us.
Professional storyteller to visit Basehor library
August 21, 2008 in print edition on A3
Priscilla Howe’s stories can be silly, scary or serious, but they’re always entertaining.
Leavenworth County judge denies sexual misconduct claims
August 21, 2008 in print edition on A1
Leavenworth County District Court Judge Frederick N. Stewart, who faces an investigation surrounding alleged sexual misconduct against a former administrative assistant, denied the allegations Tuesday.
Surprise trench upsets Basehor resident
August 21, 2008 in print edition on A1
Prairie Gardens subdivision homeowner Jack Taylor is unhappy he was not notified that a trench was going to be dug in his side yard, and Basehor City Council members don’t blame him.
Enrollment numbers change as school year gets started
August 21, 2008 in print edition on A1
The 2008-2009 school year has officially begun for the Basehor-Linwood School District and according to administrators, the first couple of days have gone smoothly.
Sharing sweet rolls, friendship
August 21, 2008
There is a house along the parade route, where we used to gather for Tiblow Days. It is a big two-story, frame house -much like the farm house where the woman who owned the house when we gathered there lived in her early years in Nebraska.
Uncivil discourse
There’s little debate: YouTube video shows coaches were out of line
August 21, 2008
If you’re already concerned about the level of civil discourse in American today, you shouldn’t watch a video now circulating on YouTube of two debate coaches “discussing” an issue earlier this year in Wichita.
State board hears pitches for casino plans
August 21, 2008
The Kansas Racing Commission on Friday gave local residents the opportunity to speak their minds - two minutes’ worth, anyway - on the proposals of four developers vying for approval to manage a state-owned casino in Wyandotte County.
Online dangers necessitate education, supervision
August 21, 2008
Even with the days beginning to grow shorter, the weather is still warm and muggy, but there is a tinge of crispness in the air from time to time. We are rapidly approaching my favorite season of the year - autumn.
State council recommends lower highway speed limits
August 21, 2008
Slower commutes and steeper fines could be down the road under a proposal advanced last week by the Kansas Energy Council.
Lawmaker expects earful on gas prices during recess
August 21, 2008
U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda expects constituents to give members of Congress an earful about higher gasoline prices during this month’s recess.
Speedway announces Road Runner Indy 300
August 21, 2008 in print edition on B3
The Kansas Speedway has announced the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 as the first oval race of the 2009 IndyCar Series schedule.
Love Fund 5K race set for Aug. 23
August 21, 2008 in print edition on B3
The Love Fund 5K Run/Family Walk will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, two miles east of the Plaza, beginning at Brush Creek Community Center.
Parks and Rec soccer registration open
August 21, 2008
Registration for Parks and Recreation Department youth soccer league is under way and ends Aug. 27.
Gold PRIDE shares news, membership
August 21, 2008
The Basehor Gold PRIDE members welcomed new teachers to the Basehor-Linwood School District and the community with a “Welcome Luncheon” Aug. 7. About 46 people attended. The members visited with the new teachers and administrators to let them know - we do support them.
Chief’s Corner
August 21, 2008
Lately, I have received several complaints from Basehor citizens about people running stop signs in our city. We have also experienced an increase in the number of accidents occurring at intersections where stop signs are posted.
AG advises college students to protect financial future
August 21, 2008
The state’s top cop is warning college students to protect themselves from credit card companies, scammers and even their own roommates.
Program seeks citizen journalists
August 21, 2008
The World Company, which publishes the Bonner Springs Chieftain and Basehor Sentinel, and Kansas University’s William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications are seeking participants for the fourth annual Citizen Journalism Academy.
Edwardsville Kiwanis plan fall activities
August 21, 2008
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club continued planning for its fall activities during its meeting last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Bowyer eager to race in KC
August 21, 2008 in print edition on B2
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kansas 400 is a little more than a month away, but the race already is on Clint Bowyer’s mind.
Leiker helps Jazz to 2nd place
August 21, 2008 in print edition on B2
The KC Jazz fastpitch softball team placed second at the USSSA 13-and-under World Series on July 19 in St. Louis.
Bonner children place in County Fair
August 21, 2008
The grandchildren of Dick Reinwald, Bonner Springs, competed Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Leavenworth County Fair.
Glenwood 4-H notes
August 21, 2008
The Glenwood 4-H Club met July 15 at the Basehor Fire Station.
Lansing edges MVHS as Kaw Valley king
August 21, 2008
After four years of supremacy, Mill Valley’s reign as the top athletics department in the Kaw Valley League is over.
Bar raised for KVL in 07-08
August 21, 2008 in print edition on B1
With an ever-changing lineup of schools, it’s not easy to determine the best sports year ever for the Kaw Valley League, but it definitely is fair to say that 2007-08 ranks among the best.
League’s latest addition ready to make its debut
August 21, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Kaw Valley League’s stint as a nine-school league was short-lived.
Cussing can bring color to drab of language, old age
August 21, 2008
My stepfather had a saying about advancing age. “Growing old is no disgrace,” he would say, “but it’s sure inconvenient.”
Remember when
August 21, 2008
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs and Basehor.