Archive for Thursday, December 4, 2008

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Kaw Valley League Insider: Boys Basketball Preview
December 4, 2008
Chris Wristen, Sports Editor of the Chieftain-Sentinel-Dispatch newspapers, and Benton Smith of The Mirror in Tonganoxie, preview the upcoming boys basketball season in the Kaw Valley League.
BOCC votes on 2009 holidays, new motor grader
December 4, 2008
On Thursday the Board of County Commissioners:
Sheriff treated and released from hospital after accident
12:46 p.m., December 4, 2008 Updated 04:04 p.m.
Leavenworth County Sheriff Dave Zoellner has been treated and released from an area hospital after being involved in a Thursday morning vehicle accident, a county official said later Thursday.
Our view: Getting in the spirit
December 4, 2008
It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and our communities are turning out in fine numbers to support holiday events
Kansas leaders celebrate biosecurity lab recommendation
11:13 a.m., December 4, 2008 Updated 12:36 p.m.
Kansas leaders Thursday said the proposal to build a biosecurity lab in the state was a historic development.
Senator to speak against prisoner transfers
December 4, 2008
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback will spend part of his day Thursday at Fort Leavenworth, where he is expected to continue to voice his opposition to suggestion that the base become the new home to enemy combatants now being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Council scrutinizes downtown building
December 4, 2008
Backed by a critical engineer’s report, the Basehor City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday night requiring the owner of a downtown building to either make major repairs or begin demolishing his structure within 30 days.
Street project moving forward
City Council prepping Wolf Creek project for public hearing
December 4, 2008
While there was no action taken, a proposed street construction/improvement project was again a primary discussion topic for Basehor city officials Monday night.
Basehor sweeps BSHS, Piper
December 4, 2008
As far as early competition is concerned, the Basehor-Linwood wrestling team’s season-opening duals Tuesday night at Piper High School couldn’t have gone much better.
Former teacher enters plea
Floyd Rogers pleads no-contest to three counts of indecent touching of a student
December 4, 2008
A former Basehor Elementary School fifth-grade teacher entered a no-contest plea this week to three counts of inappropriately touching students.
Former standout Johnson healing from knee injury
December 4, 2008
Swede Johnson is sitting at home in Basehor.
KVL top-heavy with talent in girls hoops
December 4, 2008
After spending the past three years lingering near the top of the Kaw Valley League standings without actually ascending to the throne, this just may be the season the Lansing Lions rise to the top of the KVL.
Letter to the editor
December 4, 2008
For most people, now is an extremely busy time of the year. People are rushing about, trying to balance work, special activities, home decorating and Christmas shopping. We are bombarded with advertisements recommending a variety of gifts for all ages.
Notes: Holiday shopping a real challenger
December 4, 2008
For most people, now is an extremely busy time of the year. People are rushing about, trying to balance work, special activities, home decorating and Christmas shopping. We are bombarded with advertisements recommending a variety of gifts for all ages.
Let’s Talk: We will make it through
December 4, 2008
“I am tired tonight, and something, the wind maybe, or the rain, or the cry of a bird in the copse outside, has brought back the past, and its pain,” Ellen Wheeler Wilcox.
Commission tables public works request for new lighting
December 4, 2008
The Leavenworth County Commission tabled a request for additional funds for the Leavenworth County Health Departments Immunization Action Plan Award until Thursday so Donna Martin, the department’s director, could attend the meeting.
BLHS wrestlers a mix of youth, experience
December 4, 2008
Basehor-Linwood High School’s wrestling room is a place where experience doesn’t always correlate with a grade in high school.
Thanksgiving memories offer array of family traditions
December 4, 2008
>It’s during the holidays that one seems to most miss those people now absent but once large in our lives. During the recent Thanksgiving celebration, my daughter hosted us at her home along with other family members and friends.
Area schools plan breast cancer fundraiser
December 4, 2008
The week of Dec. 15-19, Bonner Springs High School and Turner High School will conduct the “Coming Together for a Cure” fundraiser to raise money for the KU Breast Cancer Research Center.
Bobcats view tournament as opportunity to grow
December 4, 2008
Mike McBride isn’t saying much about his Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team four days before the players tip off the season.
Perry-Lecompton falls short in quest for 4A championship
Kaws were last team standing from Kaw Valley League
December 4, 2008
Perry-Lecompton High appeared in position to pull even with Topeka Hayden midway through the second quarter of Saturday’s Class 4A state football championship game.
BLHS girls ready to start season
December 4, 2008
Basehor-Linwood High School girls basketball players are starting to tire of preseason practice.
Remember When
December 4, 2008
The Bonner Springs Planning Commission approved plans for the new Price Chopper building.
Jayhawks stole thunder in big football weekend
December 4, 2008
The national hype was centered around the Oklahoma-Oklahoma State football game last weekend because of its Big 12 — and possibly national championship — implications, but for my money the far more exciting game was the one between Kansas and Missouri in the Border Showdown.
Supporters reflect on their candidates and election
Obama supporter looks forward to president-elect addressing economy; McCain supporter worries about future
December 4, 2008
Donald Strickland’s yard sign supporting Barack Obama is on its way to Arkansas.
Remember when
December 4, 2008
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and Basehor.
Return on investment not shown in test results
December 4, 2008
With college tuition continuing to rise at almost double the rate of inflation, one would like to think we’d be getting more bang for the buck, so to speak.
KSU recommended for national biolab
December 4, 2008
A $450 million federal lab dedicated to protecting the United States from disease outbreaks and bioterrorist attacks should be built in Manhattan, Kan., according to the Department of Homeland Security.
Liberal schoolchildren raise funds for Linwood shooting victim
December 4, 2008
Right around Thanksgiving every year, McKinley School kindergarten teacher Nancy Scott tries to teach her students a lesson about being thankful and giving something back. This year, Scott was able to use the story of a Linwood girl to teach the importance of sharing.
Slow as molasses
December 4, 2008
Blackstrap is just one type of molasses, the dark liquid that is the byproduct of the process of refining sugar cane into table sugar.