Archive for Thursday, July 3, 2008

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Local racer to compete Saturday
July 3, 2008
Basehor resident Tim Karrick will compete in the $5,000-to-Win feature event at the Tom Wilson Memorial BBQ Bowl at Warrensburg’s Central Missouri Speedway on Saturday, July 5.
Try something different
July 3, 2008
My daughter gave me a book for Christmas titled “Keep Your Brain Alive.” I think she was trying to tell me something.
Judge accused of misconduct
July 3, 2008
Leavenworth County District Court Judge Frederick N. Stewart faces an official inquiry into allegations of sexual misconduct involving a former member of his staff.
Library patrons work out with yoga
July 3, 2008
Stretching, breathing, posing and releasing tension is how Melody Miller teaches her students to relax in a hectic world through yoga.
Businesses receive recognition
July 3, 2008
Business and government leaders from across Leavenworth County paid tribute last week to more than a dozen locally owned businesses that have made a difference in the area’s economic climate.
County issues hiring freeze
July 3, 2008
With budget-setting season in full swing and with drastically increased costs of fuel and petroleum-related goods this year, Leavenworth County Commissioners, on Thursday, announced a hiring freeze for all non-public safety positions in county government.
Kaos rout Renegades
July 3, 2008
The Kansas Kaos delivered a message on Saturday night to the rest of the Missouri Division of the NAFL: Any winning division teams will have to go through Bonner Springs.
Americans win over the French
July 3, 2008 in print edition on A4
The French don’t particularly like Americans; or so we were told.
Three from Bonner on PSU honor rolls
July 3, 2008 in print edition on A6
Three Bonner Springs students made academic honor rolls at Pittsburg State University for the spring semester.
Charlatan’ exposes infamous huckster
Tale relates how ‘goat-gland doctor’ almost became governor of Kansas
July 3, 2008
Election fraud is nothing new. But in 1930 the collusion of the Kansas Democratic and Republican parties served to keep out of the governor’s mansion a mass murderer. In all likelihood, J.R. Brinkley, known as the “goat-gland doctor” - a reference to the fraudulent medical practice he’d made millions on by implanting goat testes in the testicles of human men as a cure for impotence and old age - received more votes than either of his Democratic or Republican opponents.
Appreciation a ‘must do’ on holiday
July 3, 2008 in print edition on A4
What are your plans for the Fourth of July weekend?
County 4-H’ers attend camp
July 3, 2008
One hundred and six Leavenworth County 4-H members and friends recently attended 4-H County Camp at the Rock Springs 4-H Center.
Basehor Police Department Calls 6/23 to 6/29
July 3, 2008
These are calls made by the Basehor Police Department the week of June 23.
Remember when
July 3, 2008
Ten years ago on July 2, 1998, the annual business appreciation luncheon was held. The Bonner Beautiful awards were given to Dr. Bill Miller and Stephan Amoco.
DA candidate to focus on communication
July 3, 2008
Todd Thompson, one of two Republican candidates for Leavenworth County Attorney says, “It’s time for change.”
On the agenda
July 3, 2008
Basehor City Council agenda.
Take the Walk
July 3, 2008 in print edition on A4
Dr. Rae Sedgwick’s historic description of early-morning walks in Bonner Springs took her past a garden that my mother’s walk took her during her last four years of life.
Letter of thanks
July 3, 2008 in print edition on A4
Thanks to all those who came, sent flowers and contributed to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund as memorials to Carolyn Carson.
Health screenings scheduled at Holy Angels Catholic Church
July 3, 2008
A few screenings offered at Holy Angels Catholic Church next week could help some people reduce their risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Life Line Screenings will be visiting the church all day Wednesday, July 9, to detect the early signs of cardiovascular disease - the number one cause of death for both men and women in the United States.
Holiday about more than things that go boom
July 3, 2008
The Fourth of July celebration is not one I look forward to because I don’t like fireworks. I especially despise the really loud ones. When somebody I care about is setting them off, I get even more nervous. So, I opt for a family celebration and try not to think about the noise in the background.
Kindergarten rules good for college, too
July 3, 2008 in print edition on A9
It’s official. : I’ve entered a new phase of life as the parent of a high school graduate and college-bound student.
Teacher’s tips can lead to savings on energy bills
July 3, 2008
Even with drastic changes in your energy use, you probably won’t be able to save the kind of money that the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School District has managed using Jim Hann’s methods.
Kansan’s truck gets ‘tricked out’ for TV show
July 3, 2008
An Oskaloosa, Kan., man got a makeover - on his tractor-trailer. Dave Tenpenny, an automotive teacher at Oskaloosa High School, was chosen to be on “Trick My Truck,” a show on Country Music Television that specializes in accessorizing semitrailers.
Dolphins complete perfect regular season
July 3, 2008 in print edition on B3
A perfect season is within sight for the Bonner Springs Dolphins swim team.
KCK looks to transportation’s future
July 3, 2008
A theoretical exercise that envisions a futuristic transit system for Western Wyandotte County kicked off Thursday.