Archive for Thursday, December 11, 2008

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Metro Prep Classic starts today
December 11, 2008
Bonner Springs High School kicks off the fifth annual Metro Prep Basketball Classic at 3 p.m. today.
Seaton makes statement with victory over Weller
December 11, 2008
Symon Seaton passed an early-season test Saturday at the Kaw Valley League Dual Tournament.
Couch finds nothing ordinary about life at Citadel
December 11, 2008
Shanna Couch stood in the Atlanta airport wearing her Citadel uniform.
Braves fire at will during up-tempo loss to Lansing
December 11, 2008
The Bonner Springs Braves sent a message to everyone in the Kaw Valley League during their 86-77 loss to Lansing on Friday night at the Bonner Springs YMCA. That message: they are going to shoot 3-point baskets every opportunity they get.
Engineering cost cause confusion in LCDC project
December 11, 2008
The Leavenworth County Port Authority once again has an engineering firm to provide preliminary engineering work to help determine the best location for a new county industrial park.
Casino drops bid; cites economy as reason
December 11, 2008
Partners in the venture to build a Hard Rock Casino at the Kansas Speedway are waving the yellow caution flag.
High-schoolers lead the way in class
December 11, 2008
Basehor-Linwood High School teachers are impressed with their students’ ability to lead the way in their biomedical science and engineering classes.
Council hears students’ recycling report
December 11, 2008
Students at Kansas City Kansas Community College are getting Basehor residents thinking about recycling.
Sleep comes in short stretches
December 11, 2008
Chemotherapy plays hob with sleep. I can’t remember when I’ve slept more than two to three hours in one stretch. I am seeing the world through new eyes that are heavy lidded and blurred, but I keep looking none the less.
The story behind Christmas stories
December 11, 2008
One of the many reasons that I enjoy Christmas is the many and varied traditions and stories of the holiday. Recently, I began to think of some of the stories and how little I knew of the background of some of the individuals who are interwoven into our holiday tradition.
Hemenway era ending
KU chancellor to leave post
December 11, 2008
The Lawrence Journal-World said this in a recent editorial: Being the chancellor of a major state-aided university is a tough, mentally and physically challenging job. The average tenure of a chancellor or university president these days is between five and six years.
Chief’s corner
December 11, 2008
Winter is just around the corner and with it comes the snow and ice.
County discusses shortfalls in departmental budgets
December 11, 2008
The new year hasn’t even started and some Leavenworth County departments are already short on money.
Hey Missouri, stop pouting and win
December 11, 2008
How many more chances are the Missouri Tigers going to get to beat Oklahoma for the Big 12 Conference championship?
Remember when
December 11, 2008
A look back at this week in history on Bonner Springs, Basehor and Edwardsville.
Race tracks ordered to deliver plans for reopening
December 11, 2008
The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission has ordered Kansas greyhound and horse tracks to provide proposed race dates and a reopening plan by the end of the next year’s legislative session or face automatic revocation of their licenses.
Books, music live on through ages
December 11, 2008
On days when I despair of getting everything done that I had planned both for the day and for my life, I comfort myself by thinking of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s short poem “Ozymandias.”
Real estate business to aid Harvesters
December 11, 2008
A real estate firm in the metro area is lending a hand in efforts to restock the Harvesters’ food bank.
Aquatic specials offered by city
December 11, 2008
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation are offering holiday specials for memberships to the Bonner Springs Aquatic Park.
Getting in the spirit
Crowd turns out for 22nd Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
December 11, 2008
The first tree lighting was at a church on Kay Street.
Senator opposes prisoner transfers
Sam Brownback: Fort Leavenworth not the right fit for detainees from Guantanamo Bay
December 11, 2008
It’s a matter of legality and safety when it comes to U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback’s opposition to the transfer of enemy combatants now being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.
Current council member first to file for mayor
December 11, 2008
One Basehor resident has already thrown his hat in the ring for the mayor’s post in the 2009 election.
Briggs lifts Lansing past Bravettes
December 11, 2008
The Bonner Springs Bravettes dropped their basketball season-opener to visiting Lansing, 66-34, on Friday night at the Bonner Springs YMCA.
Assistance programs see spike
December 11, 2008
Assistance programs in Leavenworth County are seeing the effects of the nation’s recession up close and are reporting increased numbers of people seeking assistance this time of year than in previous years.