Archive for Wednesday, July 9, 2008

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BLSA announces soccer camp
July 9, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association will conduct its annual summer skills camp July 14-18.
Basehor Police and Fire Calls - June 20-July 6
July 9, 2008
These are the Basehor Police Department and Fairmount Township Fire Department calls for the week of June 30-July 6.
Rampage softball sets tryout date
July 9, 2008
The KC Rampage is new to the 10-and-under competitive fastpitch softball ranks and looking for players for 2008-09 season.
Blues, zydeco to fill city park for series’ second performance
July 9, 2008
The Basehor Community Library staff hopes to pack Basehor City Park again for the second performance in the Summer Concerts in the Park series on Friday, July 11.
Chief’s Corner
July 9, 2008
Many parents assume that because their teenager now has a driver’s license they can drive anywhere at anytime. This is not always the case.
University of St. Mary to open football-soccer facility on campus
July 9, 2008
The college sports experience at the University of Saint Mary is about to get a lot more convenient and more enjoyable for Spires fans and athletes.
Council approves plans for new benefit district
July 9, 2008
The Basehor City Council has decided there will be a benefit district in Basehor Town Center after all.
Robber enters home, flees police
July 9, 2008
An 88-year-old Basehor man fended off an intruder early Monday after the suspect broke into his home through a basement door.
Tractor DAZE celebrates farming
July 9, 2008
The Ag Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St., will host a day of activities celebrating tractors from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday
Former Leavenworth County commissioner dies at age 69
July 9, 2008
A former Leavenworth County commissioner, Leavenworth mayor and community activist died Sunday at age 69.
Childhood memories of harvests recall happy, hard times on farm
July 9, 2008
Gamblers and farmers have a great deal in common.
Remember When - July 10, 2008
July 9, 2008
10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago this week in the Bonner Springs and Basehor area
Now’s time to spray for squash bugs, bagworms, grubs
July 9, 2008
Now it’s time to forget about food and fireworks and concentrate again on the lawn.
SM Triathlon seeks boost from DeBoom
July 9, 2008
For the past 23 years, fitness fanatics and those wishing to test the limits of their endurance have known that one area event offered the ultimate Kansas City metro area rite of passage - the Shawnee Mission Triathlon.
Former county commissioner remembered
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A2
A former Leavenworth County commissioner, Leavenworth mayor and community activist died Sunday at age 69.
Board OKs funding for potential festival
July 9, 2008
County Commissioners took the first step among area governing bodies in signing off on a funding agreement that would be used should the Kansas Sampler Festival be brought to Leavenworth County in 2010 and 2011.
Prices taking bite out of school budgets
July 9, 2008
Gasoline and food prices are draining households of cash. Now, imagine if you had to feed and transport thousands of children each day.
Changes are accelerating in Johnson County
July 9, 2008
As we waited for the fireworks Friday at Shawnee Mission Park, I had the occasion to reflect on how Johnson County has changed over the years.
Taking work home
Vehicle usage policy varies for local school districts, cities and counties
July 9, 2008
Editor’s note: This is a group project of World Company newspapers evaluating policies and practices of local cities, counties and school districts when it comes to employees driving government vehicles to and from work.
Debra “Deb” Snider candidate questionnaire responses
July 9, 2008
Deb Snider is running for Leavenworth County attorney
Candidate profile: John Flower
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A2
John Flower, one of seven Republican candidates for the Leavenworth County Commission’s soon-to-be-vacated 3rd District seat, said he hopes to promote “intelligent growth” in the county if elected to the position this fall.
Candidate profile: Debra “Deb” Snider
July 9, 2008 in print edition on A2
Debra “Deb” Snider, a criminal defense attorney from Lansing, says she is “the right choice” for Leavenworth County Attorney as an Aug. 5 Republican primary election for the office nears.
John Flower candidate questionnaire responses
July 9, 2008
John Flower is running for the 3rd District seat on the Leavenworth County Commission.