Archive for Thursday, June 19, 2008

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect
June 19, 2008
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Leavenworth County which will remain in effect until 9 p.m. this evening.
Never too old to learn a new game
June 19, 2008
We had never even heard of Bocce before our friend Mike Keohane talked about it several years ago. Sunday after church, he invited us over to his house to teach us how to play.
Service note: Nicholas L. Gabel
June 19, 2008
Army Pvt. Nicholas L. Gabel has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
Lansing student earns degree
June 19, 2008
Lansing resident Michele L. Hansen graduated magna cum laude from Columbia College-Kansas City.
Lansing students named to Creighton honor roll
June 19, 2008
Christopher M Barry and Micah E White were named to named to Creighton University’s Dean’s Honor Roll.
Lansing student attends Mars Academy
June 19, 2008
Noah Barrette, son of Richard and Melissa Barrette of Lansing, graduated from Mars Academy June 8 at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.
New Leavenworth prison clears another congressional hurdle
June 19, 2008
Legislation to fund a $12 million site selection study for a new federal penitentiary in Leavenworth was approved Thursday by the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Carnegie to exhibit ‘Controlled Chaos’
June 19, 2008
The exhibit of paintings and photography is by University of St. Mary graduates Elizabeth Hill and Jessica Lock.
Free fire alarms available to residents
June 19, 2008
Lansing residents now have no excuse not to have smoke alarms in their homes.
Carroll Mansion exhibit to feature quilts
June 19, 2008
Quilts: The Fabric of Warmth will be the featured event from June 24 to Aug. 12 at the Leavenworth County Historical Society.
Former gridiron rivals unite
Jock, Johnson to represent Kansas in GKCFCA All-Star Game
June 19, 2008
Swede Johnson remembers going over the game film at Basehor-Linwood High School, as well as the discussions in the huddle and the lectures from his coaches.
Physical-therapy business opens
Basehor graduate expands clinic to serve Leavenworth County residents
June 19, 2008
There are several SERC Physical and Hand Therapy clinics in the Kansas City area and Basehor-Linwood High School graduate just opened number 13.
Council approves wastewater bid
June 19, 2008
As the design phase for Basehor’s wastewater treatment plant expansion nears completion, City Council members have started to explore more detailed decisions regarding the plant, such as which equipment manufacturer to use.
Camp-goers enjoy disability break
June 19, 2008
At age 15, Lucas Mehl can’t walk.
BLHS senior a playmaker in all-star series sweep
June 19, 2008
Throughout her high school softball career Chelsey Patton was one of the top players in the Kaw Valley League.
CYO opened door for girls to hoop it up
June 19, 2008
Catholic Youth Organization-sponsored girls basketball has come a long way since it was introduced at Sacred Heart School.
County Democrats to meet Saturday
June 19, 2008
The June Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast will be Saturday, June 21, at The Woodlands Racetrack, 9700 Leavenworth Road. Kansas Deputy Attorney General Rick Guinn, a Democratic candidate for Johnson County district attorney, will speak.
Cleanup set in Edwardsville
June 19, 2008
The Edwardsville Clean-up Day will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, June 21, at Edwardsville City Park, 1200 Blake St.
School thanks
June 19, 2008
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the community of Bonner Springs for all of the support that it offers to our school.
A strong force
June 19, 2008
Mother Nature is not a force to reckon with; it’s a simple axiom but one that bears repeating in this season of storms.
Sibling relationships endure, mature
June 19, 2008
As I grow older, I have come to appreciate much more my relationship with my brother and sister. We have never had a really competitive relationship, but one of mutual support.
Remember when
June 19, 2008
A look back at history in Bonner Springs and Basehor.
Gilstrap at Kiwanis
June 19, 2008
State Sen. Mark Gilstrap spoke at the meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Window scene shows summer born anew
June 19, 2008
From my window overlooking the street, I watch them at play, crawling over the truck like Lilliputians over Gulliver. There are three of them - ages somewhere around 11, 7 and 6 or thereabouts - two boys and a girl. She is the oldest.
Bonner Springs swimmers dominate meet with Lake Quivira
June 19, 2008
The Bonner Springs swim team won its second straight meet on June 11 when the Dolphins held off Lake Quivira, 323-242, in a dual.
KCKCC baseball camp
June 19, 2008
The annual Blue Devil Baseball Camp will begin Monday, June 23, and run through Thursday at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Lake Forest piles up 49 gold medals in dual victory
June 19, 2008
The Lake Forest swim team didn’t have the most overall medalists in its dual with Piper on Wednesday, June 11, but the Sharks had the most outstanding individual performances.
High-energy’ jazz opens series
June 19, 2008
The Basehor Community Library Summer Concerts in the Park are back this year and ready to please the local crowd with a variety of different sounds.
Tornado touches down in Linwood
June 19, 2008
Severe weather once again hit Leavenworth County.
VFW event canceled this week
June 19, 2008
The weekly White Horse Jubilee event at the Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall has been canceled Friday because of the concert in Basehor City Park. The VFW Chuckwagon will be at the park before and during the concert to serve patrons.
Library offers yoga, PiYo
June 19, 2008
The Basehor Community Library now offers exercise classes twice a week.
Book sale this weekend
June 19, 2008
The semi-annual book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Basehor Community Library will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 21 and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 22, in the lower level community room of the library, 1400 N. 158th St.
Methodist church offers VBS
June 19, 2008
Vacation Bible School at Basehor United Methodist Church will run from June 23 to 27 this year. The event themed “Beach Party: Surfin’ Through the Scriptures” is 9-11:30 a.m. at the church, 18660 158th St.
Birds to provide entertainment
June 19, 2008
Yvonne Patterson and her 12 talented birds will be performing “Wings of Love: Birds of a Feather” from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the Basehor Community Library.
Basehor mayor to host forum
June 19, 2008
The Basehor Mayor Citizen Forum will be back this month from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 26, in the Basehor City Hall meeting room. Mayor Chris Garcia will be there to listen to citizens’ comments and concerns and to answer questions.
Chamber seeking citizen nominees
June 19, 2008
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2008 “Outstanding Citizen Award.”
Police and fire calls
June 19, 2008
Basehor Police and Fire calls.
County finishes anticipated planning, zoning ‘bible’
June 19, 2008
A document that will guide development in Leavenworth County for the next 20 years has was approved Thursday by the County Commission.
Drama filled 1880 GOP convention
June 19, 2008
Every four years, the United States becomes enthralled with the ongoing battle to earn party nominations for president. While this year’s contest for the Democratic nomination is unique, it certainly isn’t the most explosive or bitter. There have been many other fights over the years, and at least one ended in tragedy.
Fireworks, music planned for 4th
June 19, 2008
Basehor PRIDE, with the help of the City of Basehor and several other community groups, will host the annual Independence Day celebration “Honoring Old Glory” on Friday, July 4.