Archive for Wednesday, June 25, 2008

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Arts in Prison founder steps aside
June 25, 2008
The East Hill Singers with the Arts in Prisons program will be losing not only its founder and conductor, but also the backbone of the program.
BLHS reunion at the Legends
June 25, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood High School class of 1978 will have its 30-year reunion on Saturday, June 28.
Sandstone opens to mixed reviews
June 25, 2008
Patrons’ opinions about changes at Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone were mixed as the summer concert season kicked off Friday at “Big Summer Jam,” featuring hip-hop artists T.I., Keyshia Cole and Kansas City’s own Tech N9ne.
Fireworks stand to open next week
June 25, 2008
Residents can start buying their fireworks early for the upcoming Independence Day holiday. The not-for-profit Basehor PRIDE, Kiwanis and Project Grad fireworks stand is set to open at 9 a.m. Monday, June 30 and will remain open every day from 9 a.m. to at least 9 p.m. through July 5.
Siren tests slated
June 25, 2008
The outdoor warning sirens for Wyandotte County will be tested 11 a.m., July 2.
College Stars Camp returns to BLHS
June 25, 2008
Last year University of Kansas basketball stars Sasha Kaun, Darnell Jackson and Jeremy Case were among the group of Jayhawks helping conduct the College Stars Basketball Camp at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Ingerson running for Wilk’s seat
June 25, 2008
Republicans in Kansas’ 42nd House of Representatives District will have more than one option in an upcoming Aug. 5 Republican primary election: rural Tonganoxie resident Connie O’Brien or Ted Ingerson, who filed June 9 for the soon-to-be-vacated seat currently held by state Rep. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing
The Record
June 25, 2008
Tonganoxie City Fire Department; Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office
Candidate Profile: Connie O’Brien
June 25, 2008
With 11 children, Connie O’Brien, one of two Republican candidates for the Kansas House of Representatives’ 42nd District, knows how tight economic times can affect Kansas’ families.
Astronaut farmers: More than agriculture at 4-H camp
June 25, 2008
Area 4-H’ers traded in their livestock for robots and tractors for rockets during this year’s technology camp.
Samaritan’s good deed eases flat-tire dilemma
June 25, 2008
Not many things will so impress upon you the notion of your own mortality as changing a tire on a busy interstate highway.
No easy fix to gas prices
June 25, 2008
Filling up the gasoline tank is becoming an increasingly distasteful endeavor as prices rise to hitherto unheard of prices.
County unveils CR1 figure
June 25, 2008
Leavenworth County commission chairman Clyde Graeber unveiled “the best figure we (the board) have at this time” in regard to the county’s official pledge of special sales tax revenue for the County Road 1 interchange project in southern Leavenworth County in a regular meeting Thursday.
Victims of plane crash identified
12:00 a.m., June 25, 2008 Updated 09:04 p.m.
Federal aviation officials will work Wednesday in a southern Leavenworth County field, trying to determine the cause of a small-plane crash that killed two people Tuesday morning.
Stranger Township Volunteer Fire Department, decade old, losing chief
June 25, 2008
The Stranger Township Volunteer Fire Department has come a long way since Jan. 1, 1998, when its station at 195th Street and State Avenue officially opened with Ben Hayes as chief.