Archive for Wednesday, November 5, 2008

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Bonner woman wins $10,000 in lottery
November 5, 2008
Bonner Springs resident Lori Van Fleet won $6,000 playing the Kansas Lottery recently.
New-father classes offered
November 5, 2008
The class will teach basics such as bathing, burping, diapering, feeding, calming a fussy baby and more.
NAACP election Monday
November 5, 2008
The election of officers and at-large members to the NAACP Bonner Springs branch will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 10.
NAACP Community Forum coming
November 5, 2008
Issues to be discussed will include the three branch presidents’ “State of our communities” reports, AIDS in our community and community activism.
Books’ characters live
November 5, 2008
I do have living, breathing friends and family whom I cherish, but sometimes it seems that I have greater insight and sympathy with people who come alive to me from the pages of books.
BLHS scholars bowl posts victor
November 5, 2008
The Bobcats were led by senior Jessyka Coulter with 110 points.
Fall musical to take stage at BLHS
November 5, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood High School fall musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will be next week at the school.
Elected officials discuss smoking ban
UG, Bonner Springs and Edwardsville meet together
November 5, 2008
The question of whether Wyandotte County should institute an ordinance restricting smoking in public places may be on the ballot next April.
Foundation awards grants
November 5, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation recently awarded nearly $4,000 in Teaching Incentive Grants to 20 staff members.
Cat’s bad attitude beats dog-gone luck
November 5, 2008
I’ve been wondering if maybe I shouldn’t take back all the bad things I wrote about our cat.
Kultala makes history with win
November 5, 2008
Tuesday night was a first for the nation and for the 5th Kansas Senate District.
Pilgrim pacer at Shawnee Mission Park
November 5, 2008
Registration is now open for the Pilgrim Pacer 5K, 10K and half-marathon races.
Veterans Day 4-mile trail run
November 5, 2008
The Kansas City Trail Nerds will play host to the Vasque Veterans Day Fantastic 4-Mile Trail Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. Runners will meet at Shelter 10.
Thanksgiving Day 5K run scheduled
November 5, 2008
The Kansas City Sports Commission has announced the 19th annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Run and Family Stroll.
Young Chiefs growing up; Jayhawks are looking good
November 5, 2008
The Kansas City Chiefs — injuries and all — are starting to grow up as a football team.
Salvation Army offers holiday help
November 5, 2008
The Salvation Army, 600 Walnut, Leavenworth, will be taking applications for Christmas assistance.
Finally, it’s over
November 5, 2008
Looking back on the 2008 general election — even before the polls closed and the ballots were counted — there is much that can and should be celebrated across America.
Model train display coming to library
November 5, 2008
November is National Model Train month and the Basehor Community Library is celebrating in a big way.
Small business seminar scheduled
November 5, 2008
Will Katz, director of the Kansas University Small Business Development Center, will offer a seminar and roundtable, “Thriving in a Challenging Economy,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at Tonganoxie City Hall.
Scarecrow contest winners announced
November 5, 2008
The Bonner Springs Convention and Tourism Committee announced this week the winners of the 2008 Scarecrows on Parade contest.
Teddy Roosevelt’ to visit county
November 5, 2008
An educational program this month will feature a first- person portrayal of Theodore Roosevelt.
Think twice on letting lawn go tall in fall
November 5, 2008
Have you ever heard the rumor that you should let your lawn grow tall before winter? Many believe the extra foliage above ground will insulate the crowns of the grass from the cold winter weather.
Basehor-Linwood Board of Education
Agenda for 7 p.m. Nov. 10 meeting
November 5, 2008
Basehor-Linwood Middle School multipurpose room
Basehor City Council work session agenda
6 p.m. Nov. 13
November 5, 2008
Basehor City Hall
Parade to mark Veterans Day
November 5, 2008
The Leavenworth Veterans Day Parade, the nation’s oldest regional Veterans Day observance, will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in downtown Leavenworth, starting at Fourth and Cherokee streets.
County begins CR1 negotiations
November 5, 2008
Let the negotiations begin.
Youths hear veterans’ stories
November 5, 2008
Veterans Day is quickly approaching and Michelle Ablard, fifth-grade teacher at Basehor Elementary School, is making sure her students are prepared.
150th St. junction project delayed
November 5, 2008
The Basehor City Council decided Monday night to defer action on the 150th Street and U.S. Highway 24-40 intersection project.
Voters oust two incumbents
November 5, 2008
Leavenworth County voters handed two incumbents their hats in Tuesday’s elections, turning out a one-term Republican state senator and a six-term Democratic district attorney.
Final Leavenworth County election results
November 5, 2008
Here are final results for Leavenworth County voters, from the presidential race to a local bond issue for the Leavenworth School District
Kultala wins 5th District Senate seat
November 5, 2008
A former county commissioner who received primary backing from Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and the Kansas Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley to oust an incumbent now has won her general election race for state senator.
Leavenworth county commission
November 5, 2008
Let the negotiations begin.
Veterans Day Parade is Tuesday in Leavenworth
November 5, 2008
The nation’s oldest regional Veterans Day observance will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in downtown Leavenworth, starting at Fourth and Cherokee streets.