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Signs put Basehor on the map
July 17, 2008
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce city signage project was all about putting Basehor on the map - literally.
Online chats inform primary voters
12:01 a.m., July 17, 2008 Updated 12:00 a.m.
For Leavenworth County residents deciding how to vote in the upcoming Aug. 5 primary elections, the time to start asking questions is now.
Parents’ donation of scoreboard to honor son’s memory
July 17, 2008
Monday night’s Basehor-Linwood School Board meeting was filled with annual housekeeping appointments and a review of the 2008-2009 budget. And just for good measure, a surprise donation was thrown in.
BSSC wins league title
Dolphins hold off Lake Forest, cap undefeated season
July 17, 2008
Like ultra-competitive siblings, the Bonner Springs and Lake Forest swimming teams have had a spirited, friendly rivalry during recent years.
Are you a collector?
July 17, 2008
Everyone uses stamps, and probably more than a few collect them.
New pastor wants to build on ‘good stuff already going on’
July 17, 2008
Becoming the new pastor of the Basehor United Methodist Church was like coming home for Claudia Bakely.
4-H’ers garden, food projects shine
July 17, 2008 in print edition on A10
Leavenworth County 4-H youths presented the best of their gardens during the 4-H Spring Garden and Food Fare.
Mercury program runs through Sept.
July 17, 2008
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is sponsoring a free program designed to safely remove and dispose of mercury and mercury-containing devices from homes and facilities generating less than 55 pounds of hazardous waste per month.
Remember when
July 17, 2008
A look back at this week in the history of Bonner Springs, Basehor and Edwardsville.
Braves fall in state semifinals
July 17, 2008
The Bonner Springs Braves advanced to the semifinals of the 3&2 Baseball Club of Johnson County 18-and-under baseball state tournament on Sunday.
Candidate Web chats begin today
Visit www.lansingcurrent.com/chats to participate
July 17, 2008
For Leavenworth County residents deciding how to vote in the upcoming Aug. 5 primary elections, the time to start asking questions is now.
Candidate Web chats begin today
Visit www.basehorinfo.com/chats to participate
July 17, 2008
For Leavenworth County residents deciding how to vote in the upcoming Aug. 5 primary elections, the time to start asking questions is now.
Kiwanis Club hears development speech
July 17, 2008
Marcia Ashford, economic development director for Bonner Springs, was the featured speaker at the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Bonner church starts Bible school classes
July 17, 2008
The Jerusalem Marketplace Vacation Bible School at First Christian Church of Bonner Springs will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. every evening from July 27 to July 31.
Council debates mayoral terms
July 17, 2008
Now that Edwardsville has officially decided to become a city of the second class, Council members are faced with the decision of what, if any, changes should be made to how the city government is run.
After long break, Kaos ready to go
July 17, 2008
After two bye weeks, one for Fourth of July weekend that was league-wide and another that was scheduled, the Kansas Kaos are champing at the bit to get back in action.
Home shopping offers convenience, profitability
July 17, 2008
Although our lives have changed for the better in most ways, there is one thing my mother-in-law enjoyed that we do not have.
WWI museum a trip worth taking
July 17, 2008
Looking for a great attraction close to home? If you have the remotest interest in history, I would suggest a trip to the World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo.
Solving Kansas’ nursing shortage
July 17, 2008
Efforts in Kansas to ease the ongoing nurses shortage deserve applause, but it seems that this problem isn’t likely to go away anytime soon.
Gilstrap denied governor’s endorsement
July 17, 2008
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and state Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley generated some political waves in the state Friday.
It’s true: You’ll get through this
July 17, 2008
By the yard, life is hard; inch by inch, it’s a cinch.” The mother of a college friend of mine had a yellow fabric yardstick that hung suspended on the front of her refrigerator; on it were those words. I walked past them each time I went to visit.
Mission trips always surprise volunteers
July 17, 2008
The preparation is the same every year for the missionaries of the Basehor United Methodist Church - fundraising and collecting donations, packing tools, donated clothes, personal belongings and food into trucks and trailers, then making the more than 500-mile trek to Fort Thompson, S.D., to help the residents on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation.
August trash, recycling bills to see $2.95 increase
July 17, 2008
Next month many Bonner Springs residents may begin paying for a service they’re not receiving.
City supports continuation of county funding program
July 17, 2008
Monday’s Edwardsville City Council included discussions of several topics in addition to changes in city government with the reclassification to a city of the second class.
Kite’s Bar and Grill keeps area legend alive
July 17, 2008
Former Wyandotte High School product and Kansas State basketball and baseball standout Keith “Kite” Thomas was the owner of the famous Kite’s Bar and Grill in Aggieville.
Surprised wife bears witness to panic attack
July 17, 2008
One of the things they tell you to do in bear country is make lots of noise.