Archive for Wednesday, May 7, 2008

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Haberlein guilty on all charges
May 7, 2008
Robert Haberlein was found guilty Tuesday of the November 2005 murder of Robin Bell.
Messages via cards and radio
May 7, 2008
Joanne O’Brien, who passed away recently, touched the hearts of many men, women and children. I have tabbed her The World’s Greatest Card-Giver.
Code questions
May 7, 2008
As a concerned citizen, I am all for the citywide cleanup. But why does it matter if 12 of 20 residents in a three-block radius have a vehicle in the driveway that hasn’t moved for a while.
Cats at large
May 7, 2008
Considering the city of Basehor ordinance stating that “no dogs or cats are allowed to run at large,” there should not even be much debate over indoor vs. outdoor cats.
One simple text message cracks shell
May 7, 2008
I feel like one of those dinosaurs in the children’s movie “Land Before Time.”
Garage sales not just a girl thing
May 7, 2008
You’d think that after living seven decades, I would know enough to keep my mouth shut.
Third-graders discuss Edwardsville’s future
May 7, 2008
Edwardsville Elementary students wrote letters to the editor of the Chieftain to inform the readers of their opinion of what they would like Edwardsville to be in the future. Here is a sampling of those letters:
Basehor resident honored by K-State
May 7, 2008
A Basehor resident has been selected as a member of Kansas State University’s chapter of Mortar Board, a national college senior honor society, for the 2008-2009 school year.
Council on Aging hosts indoor picnic
May 7, 2008
The Leavenworth County Council on Aging is hosting its annual Senior Citizens Indoor Picnic Celebration from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May, 16, at Riverfront Community Center.
12 years of food for thought
May 7, 2008
I always knew this moment would come, eventually, and that I would find myself writing my most difficult column
Shawnee, Lansing runners win 5K
May 7, 2008
Mark Manroe of Shawnee, and Lansing’s Cassie Blankenship were the male and female winners of the “On the Run” 5K race.
Grants to fund historical centers
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A2
Leavenworth County commissioners indicate they will continue to help fund area historical centers using competitive cultural grants.
Boyda visits in Tonganoxie
May 7, 2008 in print edition on A5
As part of the Congress on Your Corner program, Congresswoman Nancy Boyda paid a visit to Leavenworth County on Saturday and stopped by Bichelmeyer’s Steakhouse to have a community chat.
Ryun tour makes local stops
May 7, 2008
Jim Ryun, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from the state’s 2nd Congressional District, is moving right along with his Kansas Values Tour through 26 counties and 36 cities.
Commissioners break ground, approve developer’s request
May 7, 2008
Leavenworth County Commissioners, Emergency Medical Services personnel and architects with Overland Park-based Horst, Terrill & Karst broke ground Monday on the site for a new EMS station, located south of the intersection of 16th Street and Metropolitan Avenue in Leavenworth.