Archive for Thursday, June 12, 2008

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Army to break ground on new prison
June 12, 2008
The $150 million project will cost $150 million, add 200 jobs to Fort Leavenworth and is set for completion in 2010.
Leavenworth County under tornado watch; northern Douglas County, Jefferson County in severe thunderstorm warning
03:25 p.m., June 12, 2008 Updated 08:30 p.m.
A tornado watch is in effect for Leavenworth County until 10 p.m.
Lansing youth attends space academy
June 12, 2008
Noah Barrette, son of Richard and Melissa Barrette of Lansing, graduated from Mars Academy June 8 at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.
USM baseball player named All-American
June 12, 2008
Cody Newman, a catcher from Peculiar, Mo., was named a first-team 2008 NAIA All-American.
Lansing athlete earns William Jewell honors
June 12, 2008
Abby Hauver, Lansing, was named a Cardinal Scholar Athlete for the Spring 2008 semester at William Jewell College.
Cushing CEO earns designation
June 12, 2008
Ron Baker, CEO of Cushing Memorial Hospital, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.
Lansing student awarded scholarship to Washburn
June 12, 2008
asmine Holland, Lansing, and Zachary Riggins and Meghan Ryan, both of Leavenworth, each have received academic scholarships from Washburn University.
School talks new, colorful designs
June 12, 2008
Basehor-Linwood School Board members on Monday night considered a colorful change for the design of the proposed new middle school.
Relay for Life raises funds to find cancer cure
June 12, 2008
Lined up along the track at Abeles Field, more than 200 cancer survivors united Friday night in a fight against a disease that almost ended their lives.
Candidate list compiled for primary
June 12, 2008
The June 10 filing deadline for elected positions has come and gone, and Leavenworth County voters now have a list of candidates for the Aug. 5 primary election.
Meeting a cousin via the Internet
June 12, 2008
Through our Family Tree Maker program and Ray’s programs, it is possible to have all family members listed and it will tell you exactly how you would be related.
Area residents finish college at Pitt State
June 12, 2008
Several area students graduated on Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17, from Pittsburg State University’s 104th spring commencement ceremonies.
Chief’s Corner
June 12, 2008 in print edition on A2
Now that summer has arrived and the children are out of school, many of them will be staying at home and using the Internet.
Basehor animal control gets new vehicle
June 12, 2008
he role of an animal control officer can be difficult. But a new vehicle upgrade nay make Basehor’s Animal Control Officer Donald “Slim” Wilson’s job a little bit easier.
Kiwanis Club studies government
June 12, 2008
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club heard a program about city government during its meeting last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Harvey could be big draw
June 12, 2008
The original plan for the evening called for a five-person Pop-A-Shot tournament at Dave and Buster’s, with the loser being committed to a bull ride at the Saddle Ranch Chop House.
Council holds off on 1918 Building renovations
June 12, 2008
The 1918 Building won’t be getting an interior facelift anytime soon, but it won’t be torn down, either.
Mission trip takes residents to Africa
June 12, 2008
Two Bonner Springs women will be spend more than two weeks in an exotic, faraway locale beginning next week.
Former Bobcat lives Division I dream
June 12, 2008
As the 2008 college baseball season winds down it takes with it the end of a dream come true for many seniors: the chance to play NCAA Division I baseball.
Here’s to all good fathers
June 12, 2008
Father’s Day is fast approaching with all the stores trumpeting their products, which are guaranteed to make dear old Dad ecstatic. Sadly, the sales seem to be accompanied by record-high gasoline prices, so those who wish to take advantage of the sales had better plan their shopping trips carefully or driving about from store to store will suck all the cash out of their purses so that nothing is left in the budget for a gift.
Caucus to meet at Quindaro Park
June 12, 2008
African-American Democrat Caucus of Wyandotte County will have its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. June 21 at Quindaro Park, 34th and Sewell, Kansas City, Kan.
Whimsical weather, what you wish for warrant wariness
June 12, 2008
It’s occurred to me a couple of times recently that I may have tempted fate when I complained a few weeks ago that I’d never seen a tornado.
Remember when
June 12, 2008 in print edition on A7
A look back in history
Glenwood 4-H Club
June 12, 2008
The Glenwood 4-H Club honored parents with a potluck dinner April 15 at the Basehor Fire Station.
Students inducted into honor society
June 12, 2008
Three area students were among 77 Washburn University students recently inducted into the Top Hat Chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta.
Basehor students on BCCC dean’s list
June 12, 2008
Neil Crouse, Basehor, has been named to the dean’s list for the 2008 spring semester at Barton County Community College in Great Bend.
Couple end long tenures with B-L bus service
June 12, 2008
A lot has changed in the bus service industry since Nina Kreutzer started driving for the Basehor School District in 1972.
YMCA to screen ‘Camp Rock’
June 12, 2008
The YMCA will have premier viewings of a Disney movie from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 21.
Linwood student on dean’s list
June 12, 2008
Joel C. VanderVelde, Linwood, was named to the dean’s list at Ottawa University for the spring 2008 semester.
Golf tournament for Optimists Club scheduled
June 12, 2008
The Bonner Springs Optimist Golf Tournament will begin at 1 p.m., July 23, at Sunflower Hills Golf Course.
Vacation Bible school set for June 23-27
June 12, 2008
Maywood Community Church will be conducting Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon the week of June 23-27, for children ages 4 through sixth grade.
Jump in burglaries reported by law enforcement agencies
June 12, 2008
The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office and surrounding law enforcement agencies are still on the hunt for the person or persons responsible for a string of robberies in the area.
Leavenworth County prosecutor files for re-election bid
June 12, 2008
Frank Kohl, the lead prosecutor in Leavenworth County for the past 24 years, officially submitted his bid for re-election, filing for office Monday at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.
Residents honor U.S. with daily flag display
June 12, 2008
Flag Day is observed annually across the nation each June 14 - Saturday this year - but Cliff Gallagher and other Bonner Springs residents celebrate Flag Day every day of the year.
Still the best
After 28 years, Bonner Springs relay team’s state record stands
June 12, 2008
There was a lot going on May 24, 1980.