Archive for Thursday, July 10, 2008

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Lincoln the Frontiersman
July 10, 2008
The sculpture of a young Abe Lincoln, The Frontiersman, on the island of Oahu is due in large part to the dreams of a Leavenworth native.
Swimmers splash into finals
July 10, 2008
The race is officially on for the swimming League Championships, and the Bonner Springs Dolphins and Lake Forest Sharks are in the hunt for a team title after making strong showings in the preliminary races on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Turner High School Natatorium.
Shrine Bowl picks Carter
July 10, 2008
Recent Basehor-Linwood High School graduate Swede Johnson is one of 68 football players from across Kansas invited to participate in the 35th annual Shrine Bowl on July 26 at Welch Stadium at Emporia State University.
Couch, Smith named All-State
July 10, 2008
Kevin Vincent has no doubt seniors Shanna Couch and Jessica Smith have played big roles in the growth of the Basehor-Linwood High School girls soccer program.
Basehor ‘still growing,’ according to census
July 10, 2008
The latest estimated census numbers show the city of Basehor continues to live up to the words its emblem bears: “: and still growing.”
Area churches to merge, move
July 10, 2008
A Bonner Springs institution will be closing Sunday after 40 years.
Judge seeks more time to respond to allegations
July 10, 2008
The attorney for a Leavenworth County District Court judge facing an official inquiry into allegations of sexual misconduct against a former staff member is requesting a 30-day extension to respond to the claims.
Fire Chief given award for work, leadership role
July 10, 2008 in print edition on A3
Each year an outstanding resident is honored in Basehor.
Glory days recalled
July 10, 2008 in print edition on A4
I enjoyed the sports feature by Nick Bates about the Bonner Springs High School 1980 Girls Track Team in the June 12, 2008, issue.
Support appreciated
July 10, 2008 in print edition on A4
Vaughn-Trent Community Services is so thankful for the overwhelming support the community gives to the organization not only when Christmas food baskets are distributed, but throughout the year.
Young Life Golf Tournament
July 10, 2008
The inaugural Kaw Valley Young Life Golf Tournament will take place at 1 p.m., Friday, July 25 at Falcon Lakes Golf Course. Registration will start at noon.
Trial lawyer makes bid to be county attorney
July 10, 2008
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.
Ride to raise funds for Victory Junction Gang Camp
July 10, 2008
Even though a location hasn’t yet been chosen and feasibility studies are ongoing, NASCAR driver Kyle Petty isn’t slowing down his plans to bring a Victory Junction Gang Camp to the Wyandotte County area.
Under the Lights: BSHS gave sneak peek at Releford
July 10, 2008
NCAA Division I basketball talent hasn’t graced the courts of the Kaw Valley League very much in recent years.
Ideas on suntanning come full circle
July 10, 2008 in print edition on A4
Recently there has been a great deal of publicity about vitamin D deficiency among Americans of all ages.
Thanks for Blast
July 10, 2008
On June 28, Downtown Bonner Inc. sponsored the ninth annual Bonner Blast.
K.C. organization putting emphasis on child safety around the home
July 10, 2008
When it comes to keeping children safe within the home, there’s always more parents can do.
Legislative hopefuls tout stances prior to primary
July 10, 2008
Rural Tonganoxie resident and Republican candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives 42nd District Ted Ingerson wants to be a part of the legislative process for several reasons.
Lake Forest wins third straight meet
July 10, 2008
After being held off by the Bonner Springs Swim Club in a season-opening triangular meet, the Lake Forest swimming team has been on a tear.
Vacations are an adventure
July 10, 2008
Over our 63 years of wedding anniversaries it is always exciting to look back and recall some of them.
Film raises questions on culture
July 10, 2008 in print edition on A4
Before the Rains,” a Merchant Ivory film directed by Santosh Sivan, an Indian director making his first appearance in an English-speaking film, is set in the l930s where a British grower goes to India to build a road and ends up having an affair with a local woman.