Archive for Wednesday, December 24, 2008

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Academic honor for BLHS grad Box
December 24, 2008
Nicholas Box, a Linwood native and 2004 graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, recently was named an NAIA/Daktronics Soccer Scholar-Athlete for the 2008 season.
Bobcat wrestlers 11th at Emporia
December 24, 2008
With a limited roster of wrestlers, Basehor-Linwood placed 11th at the Emporia High School Winter Classic on Saturday.
BLMS wrestlers 3rd at Clark Invitational
December 24, 2008
Seven Basehor-Linwood Middle School wrestlers earned medalist honors and BLMS finished third out of 12 teams at the Clark Invitational on Dec. 6.
Kerry Roberts Basketball
December 24, 2008
Kerry Roberts basketball league results from Dec. 13.
Basehor students earn scholarships at KSU
December 24, 2008
More than 5,000 Kansas State University students, including several from Basehor, have been awarded academic scholarships for the 2008-2009 school year.
Newest judge sworn into office
December 24, 2008
Michael Gibbens doesn’t really like his new judicial duds. He said they made him hot, and he didn’t like the way they looked. But now, whenever he dons on the black robe, he’s going to take its traditional meaning very seriously.
Elementary students show compassion for critters
December 24, 2008
Third-graders at Glenwood Ridge Elementary School are getting in touch with their caring sides.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
December 24, 2008
Basehor City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at City Hall.
Chief’s Corner
December 24, 2008
It is getting extremely cold outside, and stolen autos once again are on the rise. This is the time of year when we see many people warming up their vehicles and leaving them unattended in driveways, parking lots and convenience stores.
Boyda announces student nominees
December 24, 2008
Congresswoman Nancy Boyda announced students nominated for the Second District of Kansas to the United States Service Academies for the Class of 2013.
Deaths unite Gold Star Mothers
Area chapter started for mothers of military sons, daughters killed in action
December 24, 2008
Shirley Hemenway felt isolated. The Shawnee resident had just lost her son, Ronald Hemenway, to the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Her life was changed forever, and she wasn’t quite sure how to deal with that.
Basketball injury shapes senior’s plans
Fully healed from ACL tear, Koontz seizes leadership role
December 24, 2008
Bren Koontz, a senior on the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team, isn’t sure she wants to play college basketball.
Watchdog files for City Council
December 24, 2008
With the Jan. 27 file deadline quickly approaching, Basehor resident Dennis Mertz is eager to become a member of the city council. Mertz filed a declaration of intent on Dec. 15 to be a candidate in the 2009 city council election.
Grandchildren give grandpa plenty of reasons to be proud
December 24, 2008
A few issues back I wrote a column about a condensed version of the achievements of my granddaughter, Kristi Hoffine, in volleyball, basketball and softball at Bonner Springs High School. In doing this I inadvertently neglected the achievements made by my grandsons is their high school sports. I don’t want to leave them out, especially while reflecting on my family during the holiday season.
Basehor-Linwood boys to be tested after break
December 24, 2008
Following the championship game of the Central Heights Invitational Tournament at Osawatomie High School, Basehor-Linwood boys basketball coach Mike McBride spoke about the tests his team would be facing the next week.
Remember When
December 24, 2008
10 Years Ago (Dec. 24, 1998) The Basehor-Linwood Board of Education accepted the low bid of $6.56 million from Titan Midwest for its school improvement projects
4-H’ers track down county schoolhouses using GPS systems
December 24, 2008
If they were lucky, 4-H’ers in the GIS Tech Team would find the remains of an old, one-room schoolhouse in Leavenworth County, take a reading on their portable GPS units and take a photo of the building for their records.
Wyandotte County Museum shows Christmas through the ages
December 24, 2008
The Christmas season is filled with many different traditions but, for a lot of those, their origins are somewhat of a mystery.
Porchia a true leader
December 24, 2008
There was no denying Starian Porchia’s excitement Friday night in the moments after the Bonner Springs girls basketball team picked up its first victory of the season.
Remember armed forces during holidays
December 24, 2008
As Christmas approaches this week, let’s remember all those whose duty calls them away from home on this most special day.