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Flu shots still available
January 30, 2008
There is still time to get a flu shot at the Wyandotte County Health Department.
Go figure: Motivating today’s high school athlete is tricky
January 30, 2008
If I wanted to be a teacher and a coach, I would minor in psychology. I would spend hours studying motivation and theories on how people react to coaching. Sometimes, figuring out what makes a player tick or want to play a game can be everything. While I would study motivation, in reality there is no method to the madness that is high school basketball or athletics. Some times you look at the scores and say, ‘huh, did that really just happen?’
Burglars hit four Bonner Springs businesses
January 30, 2008
A rash of burglaries hit four Bonner Springs businesses recently, ranging from a hotel to an aluminum fabrication company to a used-car dealership.
Dennis Moore’s housing message: Get help NOW if you need it
Spectre of foreclosure overshadows Congressman’s housing summit in KCK
January 30, 2008
In 2006, the Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office auctioned 828 foreclosed properties, and last year the number grew to 929, according to spokesman Randall Henderson.
Bonner business grows by leaps - and bindings
January 30, 2008
A Bonner Springs business is growing so fast it’s already looking to outgrow a production facility it opened last week.
Youth sports results
January 30, 2008
Kerry Roberts and Bonner Springs Youth wrestlers compette in competitions.
Basehor-Linwood coaches hope to build off winning home hoops tournaments
January 30, 2008
A week has done nothing to diminish the glow of accomplishments for Basehor-Linwood basketball coaches Mike McBride and Noah Simpson. After the two coaches led their respective teams to championships last week in the Bobcat Invitational, the first championships captured in both programs history in the tournament they host, they inevitable letdown games against Tonganoxie. But both think the tournament experience will help the teams down the road when it counts-in substate. The boys beat the Chieftains 54-42, but McBride lamented a lack of execution that he blamed on a hangover effect. The girls lost their first game of the season, 50-44 in overtime. Simpson said the result was more from the rigorous competition than a hangover:
Edwardsville Fire Department calls, Jan. 11-27
January 30, 2008
Fire calls
Cleaning: A frightening encounter
January 30, 2008
A lapse of memory leads to a frightening confrontation.
Bonner Springs Fire Department calls, Jan. 7-25
January 30, 2008
Fire calls
BLHS wrestling places 19th at Garden City
January 30, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood wrestling team placed 19th at a tournament in Garden City last weekend. The team scored 36 points during the two-day tournament that featured 24 teams from different states.
Bonner Springs Police Calls
January 30, 2008
Jan. 6-26
Basketball has changed over the years
January 30, 2008
Thinking about how basketball has changed reminds the author of a wonderful eighth-grade basketball team.
Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team remains in state coaches poll
January 30, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team remains in the Class 4A State poll for their play on the court this season.
Banana cake similar to banana bread in use of overripe fruit
January 30, 2008
I found myself a few weeks ago with a supply of over-ripe bananas. I like my bananas with sugar spots, but these were too far gone even for me so I let them continue to ripen until they were black.
Community spirit
January 30, 2008
Thanks to all who helped.
Leavenworth share of Route 1 link goes up
January 30, 2008
Officials now put Leavenworth County’s cost of improving County Road 1, part of the project to open a new interchange on the Kansas Turnpike, at $10.8 million.
Warmth that comes from the heart
Deserving awards
January 30, 2008
The warmth inside the Community Center wasn’t the kind that comes from BTUs. It came from the heart.
Remember When, Jan. 31, 2008
January 30, 2008
10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago this week in the Bonner Springs area
State names host schools for basketball, wrestling tourneys
January 30, 2008
The state of Kansas has announced where postseason basketball and wrestling tournaments will take place
Will latest gadget replace books?
January 30, 2008
When I first heard about the latest technological device developed by Amazon guru Jeff Bezos, I thought it was perhaps a device to fake the appearance of a fireplace.
Clark Middle School Honor Roll
January 30, 2008
Clark fall honor roll
Havilah Noelle Wilcox and Andrew Thomas Dale
January 30, 2008
Havilah Noelle Wilcox and Andrew Thomas Dame were married July 14, 2007.
Pelzel-Scheidt vows exchanged Dec. 22, 2007
January 30, 2008
Kimberly Ann Pelzel of Frontenac, Kan., and Colby Blake Scheidt of Bonner Springs were married.
First Baptist Church basketball camp
January 30, 2008
First Baptist Church, 240 N. 13th Street, is offering a free co-ed basketball camp for youths in first through sixth grades.
Happy birthday Kansas
Leavenworth County students celebrate as the state turns 147
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A11
Elementary students from across the county celebrated Kansas day by learning about the state’s rich history.
Presidential politics arrive in Kansas
Democratic caucuses set for Feb. 5, GOP caucuses to be Feb. 9
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A1
Republican and Democratic leaders are encouraging county residents to participate in next week’s presidential nominating caucuses.
Options plentiful for old computers
January 30, 2008 in print edition on A1
If you’ve got an old computer and you’re planning to toss it in the trash, you might want to rethink that decision.
Charges filed in Lansing shooting
January 30, 2008
Authorities reacted quickly to the shooting last week in Lansing that claimed the life of a 20-year-old pregnant woman, charging a 23-year-old Lansing man with her murder.
CR1 project to cost county $10.8 million
January 30, 2008
Officials now put Leavenworth County’s cost of improving County Road 1, part of the project to open a new interchange on the Kansas Turnpike, at $10.8 million.