Archive for Thursday, May 22, 2008

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Match Point Tennis Camp
May 22, 2008
Lansing High tennis coach Rachel Elkins will conduct four youth camp sessions this summer. All sessions will take place at the Lansing High School tennis courts.
Graduates say goodbye
May 22, 2008
What will you choose? What will you become?” Basehor-Linwood High School principal Sherry Reeves asked the graduating class of 2008 Thursday night during commencement.
Council ponders benefit district risks
May 22, 2008
Three of the five Basehor City Council members made clear their opinion Monday night of a benefit district in Basehor Town Center: It’s too risky for the city.
Holy Angels parish breaks ground on new church site
May 22, 2008
Members of the Holy Angels Parish finally were able to see the theme of their capital campaign, “Building Together, Soaring in Faith” come together Sunday morning.
VFW prepares graves for Memorial Day
May 22, 2008
The city of Basehor will show its support for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday with plenty of American flags.
Day with grandchildren always welcome
May 22, 2008
You can’t be too rich, too thin or spend too much time with your grandchildren.
Don’t blame ethanol for higher food prices
May 22, 2008
Normally I discuss weed and insect control, fertilization, trees and many other garden and yard issues. This week though, I’ll talk about another problem that nearly everybody in the country is dealing with: food prices.
Memories of days, people gone by are worth listening to
May 22, 2008
In my mind, Memorial Day and Mother’s Day are inextricably tangled. They both occur in the merry month of May, and they both ask for some reverential thoughts.
Kiwanis hears about City Band
May 22, 2008
Larry Berg, director of the Bonner Springs City Band, was the featured speaker at the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Couple plans to saddle up for weekend rodeo
May 22, 2008
Travis and Angela McGraw practically grew up on horseback.
Bravettes fall at regional softball tournament
May 22, 2008
The Bonner Springs softball team had an upset on its mind during its Class 5A regional first-round game on Wednesday, May 14, at Seaman High School in Topeka.
Chaotic Stability: Sharing a kinship with seatbelts
May 22, 2008
Seatbelts and me - we go way back.
Whether on an aircraft carrier, in Africa or in Boy Scouts, swimming is important
May 22, 2008
Every few years I like to appeal to the parents with children who don’t know how to swim and encourage giving them swimming lessons. This is one thing I think that every child should learn how to do.
Remember when
May 22, 2008
A weekly look back at local history.
Air Force band to perform in Leavenworth for Memorial Day
May 22, 2008
Monday is Memorial Day, and the Leavenworth National Cemetery Memorial Day Committee has been busy making preparations for this year’s ceremonies, which include a special, free concert and patriotic revue by “Brass in Blue,” a professional ensemble of active-duty musicians stationed at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska.
Bonner, Edwardsville preparations begin for Memorial Day
May 22, 2008
Memorial Day is on its way, which means community cemeteries are gearing up for the celebrations to honor fallen soldiers.
BLHS grad to join Air Force Prep School
May 22, 2008
Basehor-Linwood High School graduate Andrew Stueckemann was recently nominated by Rep. Nancy Boyda for an appointment to the Naval Academy Preparatory School.
fire calls
May 22, 2008
Fairmount Township fire calls.
Local 4-H’ers find projects in fieldtrip
May 22, 2008
The Basehor Rustlers 4-H club went on a recent outing to Lawrence. Club members enrolled in the Foods and Nutrition project took a tour of Wheatfields Bakery, which uses organic flour milled in Kansas. The 4-H’ers learned the bread-making process from start to finish, including baking in the large wood-burning oven. The bakery has a large variety of breads and members got to sample quite a few.
Police and fire calls
May 22, 2008
Basehor police and fire calls.
Wine-tasting to raise funds for YMCA
May 22, 2008
Next week, the George Meyn Center will play host to an event that should appeal to fans of wine, art and the YMCA.
Golf tournament taking registration
May 22, 2008
The Josh Gaffney Memorial Golf Tournament and Silent Auction will be Thursday, May 29, at Falcon Lakes Golf Course, 4605 Clubhouse Dr., Basehor.
Democrat joins contested race for 42nd District
May 22, 2008
A Lansing Democrat has joined the field to succeed Rep. Kenny Wilk as the 42nd District state representative.
Former mayor files for open commission seat
May 22, 2008
Former Tonganoxie Mayor Dave Taylor isn’t done trying to serve the people of Leavenworth County.
BLHS glofer Courtney learns lessons at state
May 22, 2008
Bobby Courtney was overtaken by a case of nerves as he was about to tee off Monday at the Class 4A state golf tournament at Stagg Hill Golf Course in Manhattan.
Ogilvie state-bound in two hurdle races
May 22, 2008
For the second consecutive year Scott Ogilvie is Basehor-Linwood’s only qualifier for the Class 4A state track meet, but BLHS coach Steve Hopkins said Ogilvie has an opportunity to make a lot of noise on Friday and Saturday at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium.
Kelly college-bound
May 22, 2008
Alyssa Kelly, the leading scorer on the Bonner Springs girls soccer team, will play soccer in college next year at Baker University.
I love hugs
May 22, 2008
The most important and powerful source of energy between individuals is a hug.