Archive for Thursday, March 6, 2008

Also from March 6

Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Polls

Would you shop at a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Leavnworth?

Response Percent
Yes. It’s a one-stop shop, and I might save some money.
 
80%
No. I try to stay away from the big-box retailers.
 
19%
Total 122

All stories

Body found in East Bottoms identified
03:41 p.m., March 6, 2008 Updated 05:38 p.m.
Investigators with the Olathe Police Department have identified the body of a woman discover Wednesday in the floodplain of the Kansas River east of De Soto as Tammy K. Cochran.
KCKPD asks for help in locating suspect
Kenneth Stubblefield, 23, wanted for December murder
March 6, 2008
The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department’s Major Case Unit is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Kenneth R. Stubblefield Jr., who is wanted for the Dec. 2, 2007 homicide of Ulises Jaco near 75th Street and State Avenue.
Commercial wastewater rates to rise
March 6, 2008
Following approval of a wastewater rate increase for Lansing residents and businesses in October 2007, city staff is now recommending further commercial rate adjustments in order to capture adequate revenue from the city’s highest volume users.
Stepping back in time
LHS students use cross-curriculum project to learn history
March 6, 2008
In a room of darkness, a sudden explosion casts a light upon a trench below filled with mangled metal, debris, mud holes and four soldiers with their heads hung low.
State trip slips away
Banked three-pointer lifts Seaman girls over Lansing, 32-31
March 6, 2008
Less than 19 hours into the first day of the month, March Madness officially kicked off with a heartbreaking defeat for the Lansing High girls basketball team.
Local swimmers excel
March 6, 2008
Four Lansing students earned a total of 12 medals in the Missouri Valley Swimming Championships, Feb. 22 - 24, in Lawrence.
County elections gain momentum
March 6, 2008
As the U.S. presidential race shapes up, several Leavenworth County hopefuls, too, have filed for elected positions, although, as of yet, each candidate is running unopposed.
Cheer champs
March 6, 2008
The G-Force Jets Senior High All-Star team won the national championship in its division in January at the Nation’s Best National Cheerleading Championships.
U-12 Thunder place second at national tourney
March 6, 2008
The under-12 girls Leavenworth Thunder soccer team finished its futsal season on a high note Sunday, beating the Devil’s United soccer team 3-2.
Vikings top Lions in substate finals
March 6, 2008
The Lansing High boys basketball team ended its season Friday with a 48-32 loss to Topeka Seaman at the Turner High School gymnasium.
Opinion: Missing the message
March 6, 2008
A column that appeared on The Current’s Web site over the weekend struck a nerve with some people in the community, and in the process it seems some missed the message. So let me clarify.
Not just another … fixer upper
March 6, 2008
Built in stages over more than 30 years, and repaired thereafter, the Kansas Capitol is a monument to both the best and worst in craftsmanship.
Season begins for year-long lawn strategy
March 6, 2008 in print edition on A2
While it may not seem like it, we’re getting far enough into spring that I’d like to highlight some basic steps in caring for cool-season lawns and when they should take place.
Home and Garden Show coming
March 6, 2008
The second annual Leavenworth Home and Garden Show will be held this Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, at Leavenworth’s Riverfront Community Center.
Leavenworth County makes big donations
March 6, 2008
Margaret Landis, of Fort Leavenworth, contributed $1,000 to the John McCain campaign. She said she’s never donated to a candidate before but felt so strongly about McCain that she decided she would try to help the man she described as “a veteran who served his country.”
Library wants readers for spring lineup
March 6, 2008 in print edition on A2
The library’s spring theme is “Wanted: Readers!” Stop by to see who is on our ‘Wanted’ list.
Cleaning crew
March 6, 2008 in print edition on A2
In her first year on the job as a custodian at Lansing High School, Linda Gable says, “I think I found a niche.”
2008 Kansas District Optimist Junior Golf Championships
March 6, 2008
The 2008 Kansas District Optimist Junior Golf Championships is now accepting entries for this year’s event.
Division I football in Hill’s future
March 6, 2008
Chris Hill’s dream of being a Division I football player now is a reality.
Camcorders, So Much Change
March 6, 2008 in print edition on A4
Since 1982 we have seen many changes in portable magnetic tape camcorders.
Cubmasters reunite
March 6, 2008
Former cubmasters of Pack 3165 gather with over 300 other people on Saturday, Feb. 23, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of scouting in Lansing in 1958.
LCPA talks spec buildings
March 6, 2008
Without a quorum, no action items received attention during an abbreviated Leavenworth County Port Authority meeting Wednesday, Feb. 27, but several pending and future projects were discussed, including plans to lock in a construction company for virtual, speculative buildings in Tonganoxie’s Urban Hess business park.
Teaching a variety of lessons
LMS instructor brings unique life experiences to classroom
March 6, 2008 in print edition on A6
The teaching career of Konstance Jacob has taken a variety of paths over the years, but her journey now has led her to Lansing Middle School as the new eighth-grade language arts teacher.