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Community celebrates veterans with parade
November 13, 2008
Patriotic music filled the streets of downtown Leavenworth Tuesday morning as people gathered to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans.
Grocery store, city near agreement
November 13, 2008
Basehor residents appear closer to having a grocery store and a new access point at 150th Street and U.S. Highway 24-40 after discussions Monday evening at the Basehor City Council work session.
State honors district with 31 awards
November 13, 2008
Basehor-Linwood School District has both a reason to celebrate and to view its immediate fiscal future with a bit of anxiety.
High school prepares musical
November 13, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood High School drama department will present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” this weekend as its first musical production of the 2008-09 school year.
Thigpen’s play encouraging during a dismal Chiefs year
November 13, 2008
I’m still wearing my Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas Jayhawks caps, but I’m really not a happy camper at the moment.
Race relations have come long way
November 13, 2008
When I was a child, it seemed that if I ever became too obsessed with my personal appearance, somebody was always around to check my vanity.
Wristen: ‘CityBall’ a must-see
November 13, 2008
The Interscholastic League as I knew it in high school was the place where Central’s Derek Hood grabbed about 20 rebounds per game.
Close losses masked improvement during soccer season at BLHS
November 13, 2008
The 4-11-2 record isn’t what Basehor-Linwood soccer coach Kevin Vincent or his players wanted entering the 2008 season.
Left-handed advantage
November 13, 2008
I knew before the election that we would have a left-handed president.
New pharmacy opens its doors
November 13, 2008
On Monday the doors officially opened for the new Medicine Store, just southeast of U.S. Highway 24-40 and 155th Street.
Large election turnout broke no records
November 13, 2008
Leavenworth County voters turned out in large numbers Nov. 4, but didn’t set any records.
BLMS basketball squads off to fast start
November 13, 2008
Basketball season is under way at Basehor-Linwood Middle School, and the BLMS seventh- and eighth-grade teams are off to strong starts.
With Peterson, Tush back, state is goal for ‘09
November 13, 2008
Members of the Basehor-Linwood cross country team packed in cars and trekked to state last month to watch junior Kayla Peterson run in the Class 4A state championships.
Injuries took toll on Basehor volleyball season
November 13, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood volleyball team finished its season with a 17-18 record.
Basehor band boosters offer spaghetti dinners
November 13, 2008
Basehor-Linwood High School Band Boosters will be serving spaghetti prior to the Friday and Saturday night performances of the school’s fall musical.
Chief’s Corner
November 13, 2008
With Thanksgiving only being a few weeks away, I felt this would be a good opportunity for a few pondering thoughts. The reason for Thanksgiving is to remember all of the people, places and things we have to be grateful for.
Remember When
November 13, 2008
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and Basehor.
County buildings department gets name change
November 13, 2008
The last remnants of the Special Buildings Department are now gone.
Track’s stands to go smoke-free
November 13, 2008
Preceding a possible Kansas City, Kan., smoking ban, the Kansas Speedway announced Monday a no-smoking policy in its grandstands and enclosed areas beginning in 2010.
Bobcats grew into strong squad
November 13, 2008
During the 2008 season, the Basehor-Linwood football team instrumented changes that it hopes will lead to more wins in the future.
2 years in ‘a green and pleasant land’
November 13, 2008
I see that Rotary International is having its annual convention next year in Birmingham, England.
Edwardsville resident awaits sentencing on murder charge
November 13, 2008
Edwardsville resident Perry Parks was convicted earlier this month of first-degree murder and aggravated robbery.
Basehor VFW offers Thanksgiving dinner
November 13, 2008
Basehor’s Veterans of Foreign Wars is making plans for its annual Thanksgiving Dinner.