Archive for Thursday, July 24, 2008

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Woodlands to close racing doors
July 24, 2008
Wyandotte County got hit with two loads of bad business news this week, and both had to do with gambling.
Lansing’s 1945 grade-school basketball team
July 24, 2008
We did not lose a game that year.
Fire Department offers new CPR training class
July 24, 2008
Knowledge of basic CPR could help save a life in an emergency situation. And Fairmount Township firefighters are hoping a revamp of the CPR training program along with increased availability will encourage the general population to get certified.
On the agenda
July 24, 2008
Basehor-Linwood School Board Special Meeting
Farmer to focus on voting, taxes
July 24, 2008
Marvin Torneden, one of seven Republican candidates for 3rd District Leavenworth County commissioner, says he is running in hopes of bringing “the government back to the people through voting accountability and integrity.”
Chief’s Corner
July 24, 2008
Home invasion is one of the more frightening and potentially dangerous crimes that can happen to a family. It is a crime that is often motivated by a variety of criminal intentions, which is on the rise.
Former mayor to make roads No. 1
July 24, 2008
Former Tonganoxie Mayor Dave Taylor says after serving the city for four years, he is ready to represent the residents of Leavenworth County’s 3rd District and the entire county for another four.
2 medical emergencies, 1 sad message
July 24, 2008
This is a tale of two people, each with a life-threatening health problem. Only one remains alive.
Small city offers intern big lessons
July 24, 2008
The continued assistance of student interns allows the city of Basehor to foster a perfect partnership.
Incumbent, challenger battle for Democratic nod
July 24, 2008
Three-term incumbent state Sen. Mark Gilstrap will face challenger Kelly Kultala in the Aug. 5 primary in a race that features some of the state Democratic Party’s top officials throwing their support to the challenger.
Actors prepare old-world festival
July 24, 2008
Scene four rehearsals open as lovers Hermia and Lysander, from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” run away into a forest infested with fairies. In between lines, calls of directions can be heard from the entertainment director that sits on a bench in front of the unfolding scene.
Council honors police officer
July 24, 2008
Attention to detail and proactive policing has earned Basehor police officer Mike Joslyn a pat on the back.
Dairy Days thanks
July 24, 2008
The Basehor Dairy Days planning committee would like to thank everyone who helped make our 3rd annual Basehor Dairy Days the best yet. Events such as this require a great deal of physical and financial effort.
An angel looks over this garden
July 24, 2008
It’s a small garden as gardens go; about the size of a child’s wagon. It is a Boo Radley kind of plot, where small objects appear from time to time, unnoticed at first.
U.S. lacking in practicing patriotism
July 24, 2008
Between Flag Day in June and the Fourth of July, there is a lot of patriotic fervor. Yet, as is the case with all holidays, after the day passes, the fervor diminishes. Personally, I believe that patriotism is something that needs to be practiced every day of the year!
Democrats’ new day
July 24, 2008
The days of conservative-leaning politicians being welcomed in the Kansas Democratic Party seem to be finished.
Police and Fire calls - July 10-20
July 24, 2008
These are the Basehor Police Department and Fairmount Township Fire Department calls from July 10-20.
Shrine Bowl set for Saturday
July 24, 2008
Members of the East and West Shrine Bowl all-star football squads took a break from training camps Saturday to meet with the children who will be the beneficiaries of the 35th annual All-Star Game.
Bonner Springs resident shines for soccer squad
July 24, 2008 in print edition on B1
Bonner Springs resident and Mill Valley High School student Taylor Reinoehl recently competed in the 2008 U.S. Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships in Rockford, Ill.
Kaos thrash Junction City, improve to 3-0
July 24, 2008 in print edition on B1
When somebody says, “this is football weather,” we all tend to know what that means.
Respect card won’t work this year
July 24, 2008 in print edition on B1
It was easy for the Missouri and Kansas University football teams to play the “no respect” card in 2007.
Former Tiger thrives as Kaos QB
July 24, 2008 in print edition on B1
If not for legendary Missouri basketball coach Norm Stewart, Kansas University fans might have had 20 more games to heckle Jason Sutherland.