Archive for Wednesday, December 31, 2008

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Ag hall closed until Jan. 6
December 31, 2008
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame will be closed through Jan. 6.
Different times just a century ago
December 31, 2008
Happy New Year! It always seems amazing how quickly the years race past and how the world has changed. Just for a moment, let’s put ourselves in Bonner Springs, Edwardsville or Basehor in 1909. The world that those folks lived in was much harsher and radically different than today.
Peterson deserves both credit, blame for Chiefs tenure
December 31, 2008
Well I have lived to see the best of the Kansas City Chiefs and, last Sunday, listened to the worst of the Kansas City Chiefs when they set an all-time record for loses.
Superintendent-to-be has bright plans for future of district
December 31, 2008
Assistant Superintendent David Howard is ready for 2009.
Youth volleyball academy to be offered at BLHS
December 31, 2008
Girls interested in learning more about the sport of volleyball will have a chance to hone their skills this winter through a new volleyball academy at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Sheriff ‘saddened’ by charges against son
December 31, 2008
Wyandotte County Sheriff Leroy Green Jr. says he’s “deeply saddened and disheartened” by charges brought against his 35-year-old son.
4-H’ers collect for food pantry
December 31, 2008
A lucky clover might be a good luck charm, but in this case, it’s the young members of the Lucky Clovers 4-H Club in Wyandotte County who’ve worked to make something “lucky” happen.
On the Record
December 31, 2008
These are calls from the Bonner Springs Fire and Police departments.
Pittsburg State lists area graduates
December 31, 2008
Several students from the Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties area graduated from Pittsburg State University on Friday, Dec. 19, in a commencement ceremony.
Adventure in a ‘whole dollar’
December 31, 2008
She was sitting on the floor of a local store, trying on slippers. She was dressed in shades of pink and white. Her blonde hair dangled on either shoulder. It was cold outside, and she was dressed for the weather, trying on slippers with the eagerness of an 8 year old.
Remember when
December 31, 2008
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor and Edwardsville.
Kerry Roberts Basketball
December 31, 2008
Dec. 20 results from the Kerry Roberts Basketball League.
Older generation embraces new technology, Facebook
December 31, 2008
The Internet has had a phenomenal growth in most segments of our society since it first began.
Goodbye 2008 … a year mixed with highs and lows
December 31, 2008
The year 2008 proved to be both joyful and tragic in and around Basehor.
2008: Big year for Bobcats
Hardwood heroics, playoff berth among Basehor’s top highlights
December 31, 2008
If 2007 was a year of elevated expectations at Basehor-Linwood High School, 2008 was a year where the Bobcats answered the call.
Bobcats return to gym
Basehor-Linwood hopes 3-0 start just the beginning
December 31, 2008
Christmas break ended early for the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team.
Governor to roll out energy plan
December 31, 2008
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday said that, despite the state budget crunch, she would oppose a general tax increase — although she supports a tax increase on cigarettes — and will propose an energy plan for the 2009 Legislature to consider.
Victorian Pork Fritters’ a sign of the times
December 31, 2008
I think I’m a proficient reader, but once in a while, I misread signs on billboards or other places, with predictably embarrassing results.
Daycare offers unique playtime curriculum
December 31, 2008
For the past 23 years, Shelly Snyder has devoted herself to the early-childhood industry and in doing so, began nurturing a dream.
4-H notes
December 31, 2008
The December meeting of the Chaparral 4-H Club was called to order by president Olivia Moore. The club had its annual Christmas dinner.
On the agenda
December 31, 2008
The Basehor Planning Commission will meet Jan. 6 at 7 p.m.
Basehor City Hall closed for holiday
December 31, 2008
Basehor City Hall will be closed Thursday, Jan. 1, and Friday, Jan. 2, in observance of the New Year’s holiday.
Area students on WU honor roll
December 31, 2008
Area students are among those named to Washburn University’s fall semester Dean’s Honor Roll.
Extension to offer master food program
December 31, 2008
People with interests in food, cooking and nutrition can take their knowledge to another level by enrolling in the 2009 master food volunteer training program offered by K-State Extension Service.
Mayoral candidate campaign to focus on new development
December 31, 2008
Basehor’s city motto, “Basehor … and still growing” rings true for Council member Terry Hill.
Appellate judge steps into ‘Jayni’s Kitchen’
December 31, 2008
“Jayni’s Kitchen” welcomes Kansas Court of Appeals Judge Richard Greene, who prepares his favorite recipes from the Southwest.
Baker U. lists honor students
December 31, 2008
The following Baker University students have been named to the dean’s list for maintaining a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall 2008 semester.