Archive for Thursday, November 20, 2008

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Seniors to eat free
November 20, 2008
Basehor’s Veterans of Foreign Wars is making plans for its annual Thanksgiving Dinner.
Kansas’ oldest building receives facelift
November 20, 2008
It’s Kansas’ oldest residence and the myths, legends, ghost stories and speculations that surround it are just a few elements that make Fort Leavenworth’s Rookery special.
Pancakes on tap
November 20, 2008
VFW Post 6401 will put on a pancake breakfast 6 a.m.-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Basehor VFW Post 11499, 2805 N. 155th St., Basehor.
Family line resembles N.Y. pretzel
November 20, 2008
My family has a long lineage and the shape of a New York pretzel. We try to untangle it for anyone who will listen.
Thankful and optimistic, too
November 20, 2008
We are just entering the holiday season and it seems to me that there are a couple of gifts that we all could use. In fact, there is tremendous shortage of both in our modern world. Now, I’m not talking about something that you buy at the store, but something that comes within.
PTO gives thanks
November 20, 2008
Bonner Springs Elementary and the BSE PTO would like to thank the local businesses that have helped with activities over the fall including Back-to-School night and Family Night.
Optimistic about Vick’s prison rehabilitation
November 20, 2008
Shortly after Michael Vick was indicted on federal dogfighting charges, he attended an empathy class at PETA’s headquarters in Norfolk, Va. He learned a lot from the class that his friends had never taught him, including that dogs have feelings and deserve better than being treated like fighting machines.
Enjoy it while price of gasoline stays low
November 20, 2008
The malaise gripping the global economy has, for now, had one welcome side effect: gasoline prices that are less than half of what they were four months ago.
Museum plans Small Mall fundraiser
November 20, 2008
The C.W. Parker Carousel Museum will have its Small Mall fundraiser 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 6 and 1-4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the museum, 320 S. Esplanade, Leavenworth.
BLHS’ Pierce among KVL’s best
November 20, 2008
No Kaw Valley League defensive player was more successful at sacking the quarterback this season than Anthony Pierce.
Customer service a hollow phrase
November 20, 2008
One factor in the success of a business’ operation is how its personnel treat customers. Sometimes, I think that the old saw “the customer is always right” has been buried along with many other common courtesies.
Thanksgiving Day 5K, stroll scheduled
November 20, 2008
The annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Run and Family Stroll will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, on the Sprint Campus in Overland Park.
BLMS girls continue strong season
November 20, 2008
On Nov. 11, the BLMS eighth-grade A team defeated Gardner-based Pioneer Ridge, 33-25, behind an 11-point effort from Jamie Johnson. The balanced attack also featured a 10-point performance by Samantha Rutherford and an 8-point effort from Kara Stephens. Desiree Ridder added 3 points and Mallorie Belk chipped in 1.
Bonner Springs Wrestling Club
November 20, 2008
The Bonner Springs Wrestling Club will play host to a parents meeting and sign-up from 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25, in the Bonner Springs High School cafeteria.
Hornbeck, Hilton a good combo at BSHS
November 20, 2008
When the Bonner Springs school district hired Joe Hornbeck as vice principal at Bonner Springs High School they made an excellent choice because they got Joe’s expertise not only as an administrator but also as a former high school football coach with nine years of experience.
Vacation coincided with Berlin Wall’s fall
November 20, 2008
The 19th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall quietly passed by without much notice. My desktop calendar, given to me for a Christmas present a few years ago by our youngest daughter, Heidi, contained a reminder of the event on the page for Nov. 9.
Basehor resident in USMC training
November 20, 2008
Colton D. Smith, Basehor, has recently graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.
LCDC talks strategy
November 20, 2008
Victoria Rowley is getting Leavenworth County Development Corporation’s name out among businesses in the area.
About the economy
November 20, 2008
The economy has been front-page news for the last few months, so it brings up the question: How does the economy work?
County rehires counselor-at-large on contract
Commissioners full of questions over contract with Kansas Sampler Festival Committee
November 20, 2008
The former counselor-at-large for Leavenworth County is back.