Archive for Wednesday, May 14, 2008

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LCDC seeks to attract members
May 14, 2008
Leavenworth County Development Corp. wants to attract more business associates.
Living Well
May 14, 2008
With these warmer days becoming more consistent, I actually have hope that spring has arrived!
Official warns of scam involving deeds
May 14, 2008
The Leavenworth County register of deeds is alerting residents of a possible scam affecting new property owners in the area.
Teacher’s essay to print in journal
May 14, 2008
The love of books helped Basehor-Linwood High School English and creative writing teacher Jaclyn Naster choose her career path.
Mike McBride’s boys basketball camp
May 14, 2008
Basehor-Linwood boys basketball coach Mike McBride’s boys camp will take place in early June.
Football camp coming to BLHS
May 14, 2008
Basehor-Linwood football coach Steve Hopkins will conduct a summer camp for boys interested in improving their skills or learning the game.
Noah Simpson’s girls basketball camp
May 14, 2008
Basehor-Linwood girls basketball coach Noah Simpson will have a girls camp in late May and early June.
Foes see coal plant supporters trying another ‘Hail Mary’
May 14, 2008
Will there be another “Hail Mary” attempt to get approval of the coal-burning plants project in southwest Kansas?
Grandma gladly bows to princesses, for now
May 14, 2008
There’s a whole generation of little princesses waiting to claim their kingdoms - a whole nation of would-be female royalty.
Connie O’Brien to run for office
May 14, 2008
With longtime Leavenworth County state Reps. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing, and Candy Ruff, D-Leavenworth, announcing they will not seek re-election in 2008, there will undoubtedly be at least two new faces from the area serving in Topeka next year.
Exchange student host families sought
May 14, 2008
The Foundation for Intercultural Travel, is looking for hosts for international students, ages 15 to 18, from the area.
CMS student to go Outward Bound
May 14, 2008
Clark Middle School sixth-grader Abigail Ward was selected as one of 24 middle school student in Expeditionary Learning schools across the United States to receive a full scholarship for a weeklong Outward Bound experience in Maryland
Remembering mothers and their sacrifices
May 14, 2008
Though she was blessed in many ways, my mother had a hard life. I’m sure there must have been times when it seemed like she couldn’t bear to suffer any more.
Family bond invisible but strong
May 14, 2008
On a weekend in late April when the daffodils were open and the yellow tulips were budding, one of my nieces, now living in Boston, was home for the weekend.
Carlsbad Caverns trek worthwhile
May 14, 2008
Other than Bruce Wayne’s alter ego, Batman, relatively few people are fond of caves and bats.
Lamenting a loss
May 14, 2008
Oh, the loss of my friend of 71 years, Joanne O’Brien!
Good publicity
May 14, 2008
On April 24, while visiting our granddaughter, we attended and thoroughly enjoyed an interesting and entertaining concert at BLHS.
Herre leads BSHS swimmers at league
May 14, 2008
The Bonner Springs Bravettes closed out the swimming season on a high note on May 7 at the Independent League Championships at the Bonner Springs YMCA.
Willie Wilson T-Bones Classic Golf Tourney
May 14, 2008
Openings remain for teams of three at the third annual Willie Wilson T-Bones Classic Golf Tournament at 10 a.m. on June 2 at Dub’s Dread Golf Course.
Longing for the days when slow-pitch was king at local ball fields
May 14, 2008
The one thing I have missed at Lions Park in recent years is some good slow-pitch games.
Tonganoxie vet makes trip to D.C. with state group
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
Robert McCullough’s recent trip to Washington, D.C., only lasted one day, but its memory will last for the rest of the 83-year-old World War II veteran’s life.
Council holds off on CR1 pledge
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A1
Just as a dollar amount to help fund the improvements along Leavenworth County Road 1 was finally discussed, the Tonganoxie City Council decided to wait another week before committing to the project.
Former firefighter files for commission
May 14, 2008 in print edition on A2
William (Bill) Merkel will join two other southern Leavenworth County Republican candidates - John Flower and Marvin Torneden in an Aug. 5 primary election for the 3rd District Leavenworth County Commission seat.