Archive for Wednesday, June 4, 2008

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Lansing lawyer to run for county attorney post
05:41 p.m., June 4, 2008 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A2
Debra “Deb” Snider, a Lansing Republican, says she is “the right choice” to become Leavenworth’s next county attorney.
Assistant declares candidacy, is fired
05:34 p.m., June 4, 2008 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A2
Assistant prosecutor Todd Thompson says he was told to pack his bags three days after telling his boss, Leavenworth County Attorney Frank Kohl, he wanted his job.
Church celebrates 100 years of worship
June 4, 2008
In 1908, members of St. Martin Lutheran Church couldn’t have predicted the difficulties they would face in the first 100 years of their budding congregation.
Campaign encourages shoppers to purchase locally in county
June 4, 2008
Eat, shop, live and stay local.
School district construction begins
June 4, 2008
The end of school signals the beginning of bond issue renovations and improvements for a few of the Basehor-Linwood district schools.
Lightning shock sends woman to hospital
June 4, 2008
A Basehor woman is recuperating after receiving a shock from a nearby lightning strike Monday morning.
Council mulls benefit district policy
June 4, 2008
Recent discussions about benefit districts have Basehor City Council members thinking about a benefit district policy for the city.
All-Kaw Valley League teams
June 4, 2008
2008 All-Kaw Valley League baseball, softball and girls soccer teams.
Head Start accepting applications
June 4, 2008
Bonner Springs Head Start, 441 N. Neconi, is accepting enrollment applications for the 2008-2009 school year.
Moore endorses Obama
Boyda decides to remain neutral
June 4, 2008
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, whose district includes east Lawrence, endorses Barack Obama for president, while U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, whose district includes west Lawrence, promises to support the Democratic nominee.
Communications upgrade targeted for $12.4 million
12:36 a.m., June 4, 2008 Updated 12:36 a.m. in print edition on A2
Leavenworth County Commissioners, on Thursday, approved various change orders and an official amount for the planned countywide communications upgrade - $12.405 million - that was forwarded to the Kansas Department of Transportation Friday so financing could be initiated for the project on the state level.
Local Relay for Life event kicks off Friday evening
June 4, 2008 in print edition on A10
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Leavenworth County will be held June 6 and 7 at Abeles Field in Leavenworth.
State seizes local business because of delinquent taxes
June 4, 2008 in print edition on A3
A downtown Tonganoxie business has closed because of more than $30,000 in delinquent sales taxes.
Residents unharmed in Monday lightning strikes
June 4, 2008 in print edition on A8
A Basehor woman is recuperating after receiving a shock from a nearby lightning strike Monday morning.
Resident spots copperhead
June 4, 2008
Snake specialists are warning area residents to watch where they reach, step - and even sit - as venomous snake season is in full swing.