Archive for Thursday, May 15, 2008

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Lansing High grad to be ordained into priesthood
May 15, 2008
The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas will celebrate the ordination of Shawn Tunink, 32, Lansing, as a Catholic priest on Saturday, May 24.
Board talks adding school officer
May 15, 2008
Basehor-Linwood school board members are considering placing a police officer in Basehor-Linwood schools.
Pirates sink Bobcats in regionals
May 15, 2008
Things spiraled out of control for Basehor-Linwood very quickly Monday night in regional competition against Piper.
Seniors prepare to get diploma tonight
May 15, 2008
There will be 147 graduates walking across the stage tonight, including 139 Basehor-Linwood High School students and eight Basehor-Linwood Virtual School students.
Courtney shoots 90, qualifies for state tourney
May 15, 2008
Bobby Courtney is Manhattan-bound. The Basehor-Linwood sophomore golfer shot a 90 to qualify for state Monday evening at Bellevue Country Club in Atchison.
Searching for the ‘big score’
Mushroom hunters scour area for much desired morels
May 15, 2008
When James Long looks out at his lilac bushes and sees the first signs of blooms popping up, he knows that the long-awaited mushroom season has arrived.
Development Corp. looks for ways to attract members
May 15, 2008
Leavenworth County Development Corporation wants to attract more business associates.
Dairy Days approaches with new attractions
May 15, 2008 in print edition on A11
Run a 5K, enjoy some live music and take a ride on a mechanical bull at this year’s Basehor Dairy Days.
Good motoring habits stretch gasoline mileage
May 15, 2008
With the increase in gasoline prices, it is good to review our motoring habits.
Thunder rumbles past Basehor, 8-0
St. James Academy boasts too much fire power for ‘Cats
May 15, 2008
Basehor-Linwood girls soccer coach Kevin Vincent addressed his team before its Class 5-1A regional second-round matchup Tuesday against St. James Academy by bringing up some giant sports upsets, including a few that hit close to home for some of the players: Kansas-Bucknell, Kansas-Bradley.
B-L school district bids fond farewell to 8 retirees
May 15, 2008
Some have been with the Basehor-Linwood school district for more than 30 years, while others have spent just a few, but all of the employees wrapping up their last days in the district and heading for retirement have made their own unique contribution.
Golf tournament set for next week
May 15, 2008
The Josh Gaffney Memorial Golf Tournament and Silent Auction will be Thursday, May 29, at Falcon Lakes Golf Course, 4605 Clubhouse Dr., Basehor.
Local church to host groundbreaking
May 15, 2008
Holy Angels Parish, 154th Street and Leavenworth Road, will have its groundbreaking ceremony for its new church building following 9 a.m. Mass, Sunday, May 18.
Former and current Bonner residents find Henry Tiblow’s grave in Oklahoma
May 15, 2008
Our grandsons arrived at our home on Grand Lake in Oklahoma early for spring break. My youngest, Riley Shonkwiler, who is 9 years old, immediately came to me asking me if I knew the location of Nowata, Okla. I told him yes, that it wasn’t very far from the lake.
Murder suspect from Edwardsville
May 15, 2008 in print edition on B7
Last week’s murder charge wasn’t the first against an an Edwardsville man now serving his second week of detention at the Wyandotte County Jail.
Dinner and live music set for Friday
May 15, 2008
The Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars will host an all you can eat spaghetti and meatballs, beans and cornbread dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, at the Bob Wiley Memorial VFW Hall, 2806 N. 155th St.
On the agenda
May 15, 2008
The Basehor City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 19, at City Hall.
Chief’s Corner
May 15, 2008
Did you know that injuries are the greatest threat to the life and health of your child? Injuries are the leading cause of death of school-aged children and you can prevent most major injuries.
Leavenworth County United Way elects new board members
May 15, 2008 in print edition on B7
United Way of Leavenworth County elected new members and officers to its board of directors at its 52nd annual meeting.
Courtney, Ogilvie lead BLHS at KVL track meet
May 15, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood track team came into the Kaw Valley League championships on May 7 hoping to have peaked at the right time.
Holder, Toland fall at state tourney
May 15, 2008
Bonner Springs seniors Zach Holder and Kyle Toland closed out their high school tennis careers at the Class 5A state tournament on Friday in Wichita.
Third candidate set to run for 3rd District primary
County Commission field yet to include any Democrats
May 15, 2008
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.
Wyandotte County United Way honors two Bonner volunteers
May 15, 2008 in print edition on A12
Two Bonner Springs residents were among 18 volunteers recently honored by United Way Of Wyandotte County .
Shawnee park to offer night fishing
May 15, 2008
The first of four overnight fishing opportunities planned at Shawnee Mission Park Lake during 2008 will take place May 31.
Master Food Volunteer training classes to be offered
May 15, 2008 in print edition on A10
If you enjoy food, love to cook, are interested in nutrition and want to master your culinary skills while enhancing the nutritional status of your community, the Master Food Volunteer Program is for you.
Dafer School classmates to reunite
May 15, 2008 in print edition on B5
The Dafer School will have a reunion at noon Sunday, June 1.
Trio in KCK drug ring sentenced
May 15, 2008 in print edition on B7
Three defendants who were part of a drug conspiracy that distributed hundreds of pounds of cocaine in Kansas City, Kan., were sentenced Monday to federal prison.
Sixth-inning struggles doom Basehor
Errors, homer cut Lady ‘Cats’ season short
May 15, 2008
It was all there for the Basehor-Linwood softball team on Tuesday night: Shelby Pierce was cruising along on the mound, the defense was playing well, and the offense had done enough to provide a 2-0 cushion through five and a half innings over No. 1 seed Perry-Lecompton.
Chamber announces garage sale date
May 15, 2008
he annual Basehor City Wide Garage Sale is scheduled for Saturday, June 14.
Republican Party activist files for 42nd District seat
May 15, 2008 in print edition on A11
A day after longtime Leavenworth County State Rep. Kenny Wilk announced he would not seek re-election, a Republican Party activist says she’ll run for the office.
County pulls plug on new electronic billboards
May 15, 2008
County commissioners on Thursday approved a moratorium on new electronic billboards in unincorporated Leavenworth County for a period of six months.
Students seek junk food alternative
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School Board hears presentation on cafeteria snack menu
May 15, 2008
Clark Middle School students might eat a little healthier next year.
Remember When
May 15, 2008 in print edition on A12
A look back at history.
Bonner Council OKs extending trail
May 15, 2008
The walking trail to Bonner Springs Aquatic Park is set to lengthen by more than a mile and a quarter after the Bonner Springs City Council approved a bid at a meeting Monday night.