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Gaffney family announces visitation, service dates
May 2, 2008
Services for Joshua Gaffney will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 8, at Alden Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs. A visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, also at Alden-Harrington.
Storms cause power outages, school and road closures
May 2, 2008
Severe thunderstorms combined with violent winds caused Basehor residents to lose electricity Thursday night and early Friday morning.
Area K-State students to take part in English renaissance play
May 2, 2008
Several Kansas State University students from the area have roles in a performance of John Ford’s English Renaissance play, “Tis Pity She’s a Whore.”
Road construction to cause delays on I-435 in Wyandotte County
May 2, 2008
Commuters could see some delays - possibly major - beginning next week when a resurfacing project is scheduled to begin on Interstate 435.
Powell honored by foundation, speaks at Fort Leavenworth
May 2, 2008
The Command and General Staff College Foundation has presented retired Army Gen. Colin L. Powell with the foundation’s first Distinguished Leadership Award.
Retreat to focus on journaling as a self-discovery tool
May 2, 2008
Faye Schwelitz will conduct the “Journey to Inner Freedom Retreat: Writing from the Quiet Center,” July 27-Aug. 1 at Marillac Center, Leavenworth.
United Way elects board members
May 2, 2008
United Way of Leavenworth County elected new members and officers to its board of directors at its 52nd annual meeting on Monday, April 28, at the Riverfront Community Center.
Occupational therapists gain certification
May 2, 2008
Two occupational therapists at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., and St. John Hospital, Leavenworth, recently achieved national certification in treating patients with lymphedema.
Hospital foundation to offer scholarships
May 2, 2008
Providence and St. John Human Resources director Nancy Bodenner adds that the scholarships are an important recruiting tool for the hospitals.
Cultural grants for area museums pending
May 2, 2008
County Commissioners indicated they would continue to help fund county historical centers in the area using competitive cultural grants to allocate public money.