Archive for Thursday, May 8, 2008

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Blood drive set for June 2
May 8, 2008
Community Blood Center, the provider of blood services to local hospitals, will be conducting a blood drive on Monday, June 2, at Immaculate Conception Church’s Church Hall, 711 N. 5th St., Leavenworth.
Work to close 147th St.
May 8, 2008
Motorists are advised to use 4-H Road, Main Street (K-7) and McIntyre Road as an alternate route.
LHS seniors named Governor’s Scholars
May 8, 2008
Scholars are selected from accredited public and private schools in the state.
Area soccer team scores win in KC tournament
May 8, 2008
he U-19 Boys LUSC Boro took first place in the KC Cup Tournament,
Cushing Auxiliary awards scholarships
May 8, 2008
Cushing Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $9,250 in scholarships to local students and hospital employees
USM graduation slated for Saturday
May 8, 2008
There are 275 graduates in the Class of 2008.
Commissioners ban digital billboards until policy can be made
May 8, 2008
Commissioners unanimously approved a six-month moratorium or cessation on permitting for any new digital billboards outside of city limits in Leavenworth County.
Council OKs sewer agreement
May 8, 2008
Another step toward eliminating the odor problems of the overloaded Glenwood sewage lagoons and worries about delayed school construction was taken Monday night.
Lady ‘Cats spoil Senior Night at BSHS
Patton, Pierce provide spark during sweep
May 8, 2008
Basehor-Linwood swept Bonner Springs in a softball doubleheader Monday.
Storms cause 2,200 to lose power
May 8, 2008
Severe thunderstorms combined with violent winds caused Basehor residents to lose electricity late Thursday and early Friday.
Police remind drivers to buckle seat belts
May 8, 2008
The Basehor Police Department wants to remind residents to buckle up.
City building inspector educates students in honor of safety week
May 8, 2008
Homes made out of straw and sticks are no match for the huffing and puffing of the big, bad wolf.
Break out the chain saws
12:00 a.m., May 8, 2008 Updated 11:13 a.m.
The recent windstorm that hit us last week took a toll on our backyard trees. We found big branches, some about 10 inches in diameter, spread all over the yard; luckily no buildings were hit.
Boyda speaks in Tonganoxie
May 8, 2008
Rep. Nancy Boyda paid a visit Saturday to Leavenworth County with a stop in Tonganoxie for a community chat.
Gilstrap to seek 4th Senate term
May 8, 2008
Incumbent Mark Gilstrap, D-Kansas City, will seek a fourth term as state senator from the 5th District.
Library grand opening
May 8, 2008
¢ The Basehor Community Library will present its Grand Opening Celebration on Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10, at its new location, 1400 N. 158th St.
Golf tournament set for May 29
May 8, 2008
The Josh Gaffney Memorial Golf Tournament and Silent Auction will be Thursday, May 29, at Falcon Lakes Golf Course, 4605 Clubhouse Dr., Basehor.
Turnout pleases Marble Days organizers
May 8, 2008
Everywhere you looked Saturday there were marbles in downtown Bonner Springs.
Time to take gasoline prices seriously - and take action
May 8, 2008
I am glad to see that, so far, the Kansas Legislature has not been able to pass into law a bill approving construction of two coal-powered energy plants in far-western Kansas.
Commissioners discuss local museum funding
May 8, 2008
Leavenworth County commissioners indicated they will continue to help fund area historical centers using competitive cultural grants.
BES student places 3rd in poster contest
May 8, 2008
Basehor Elementary School fifth grader, Monica Brich, recently won third place in the fifth grade division of the Leavenworth County Conservation Department’s annual poster contest.
Two Basehor seniors honored by governor
May 8, 2008
Two Basehor-Linwood High School seniors were named 2008 Kansas Governor’s Scholars.
Bobcats finish second at KVL golf tournament
May 8, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood boys golf team was unable to defend its Kaw Valley League championship on Monday, but the Bobcats still came away from the league tournament with plenty to feel good about.
Wal-Mart awards scholarships
May 8, 2008 in print edition on A8
The Bonner Springs Wal-Mart on Wednesday awarded two area high school seniors with scholarships.
Basehor-Linwood school board agenda
May 8, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood school board meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday, May 12 in the Central Office.
Kiwanis honors high school scholars
May 8, 2008
Thursday was busy for the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club.
Remember When
May 8, 2008 in print edition on A6
A look back at this week in history.
Smith’s 3 goals spark BLHS to win
May 8, 2008
Jessica Smith wasn’t going to let Basehor-Linwood lose this one.
Against tall odds, still waiting to see twister
May 8, 2008 in print edition on A8
As the sirens howled last week, I stood on the deck, faced the southwest and scanned the skies, to no avail.