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Seniors should put Medicare Part D choice on shopping list
November 26, 2008
Premiums for Medicare prescription plans are going up — some as much as 84 percent, according to the Kansas Department on Aging.
Commission’s closed-door sessions OK
November 26, 2008
According to the Kansas Attorney General’s Office, the Board of County Commissioners did not violate the Kansas Open Meetings Act earlier this year when discussing the 2009 budget and the reduction in force.
Chief’s Corner
November 26, 2008
“Slow down and move over.” Kansas is giving the move-over law some teeth.
Health departments recognize AIDS Day
November 26, 2008
Area health departments are marking World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, with presentations and free HIV testing.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
November 26, 2008
The Basehor City Council meeting will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at Basehor City Hall.
On the agenda: Baeshor Planning Commission
November 26, 2008
The Basehor Planning Commission will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 in Basehor City Hall.
Construction complications move EMS station completion date again
November 26, 2008
Construction on the new Leavenworth County EMS station continues about a month behind schedule.
VFW honors Basehor youths
November 26, 2008
Entries of 11 Basehor-Linwood School District students will compete at the district level after being named by the Bob Wiley Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 of Basehor as local winners of the VFW’s annual nationwide contests.
KU baseball program offers winter camps
November 26, 2008
The Kansas University baseball team will conduct various skills camps this winter.
MAYB Basketball winter tournament
November 26, 2008
The first of three MAYB Basketball tournaments will take place Dec. 27-28 at various sites throughout Leavenworth.
Human Resources to remain county division
November 26, 2008
Leavenworth County commissioners are backing away from a proposal to disband the county’s Human Resources Department.
Answers needed
November 26, 2008
To the editor: I would like to express concern about the motion that was added to the agenda at the last City Council meeting about the Wolf Creek Parkway and 150th Street project. City Councilman Terry Hill motioned to add the item to the agenda on Monday, Nov. 17, without any prior notice.
Giving thanks
November 26, 2008
The times, most assuredly, are uncertain. Yet, still, there is much for which we are thankful as Thanksgiving Day 2008 draws near.
Remember when
November 26, 2008
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor and Edwardsville.
BSHS sophomore receives medal
November 26, 2008
Bonner Springs High School sophomore Tyler McMahon received his Royal Ranger Gold Medal of Achievement award in a ceremony Sunday at Victory Assembly of God Church.
Basehor-Linwood boys take aim at KVL title No. 3
November 26, 2008
Mike McBride is in his fifth year of coaching basketball at Basehor-Linwood High School. He successfully led a class of basketball players to back-to-back Kaw Valley League championships.
Assassination illustrates reasons to give thanks this November
November 26, 2008
It’s been 45 years since John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, yet the day remains as clear in my mind as if it were yesterday.
Who’s No. 1?
Bobcat boys begin quest for third straight KVL title, but coaches say league is tough
November 26, 2008
The Kaw Valley League had its toughest boys basketball season in recent memory during the 2007-2008 campaign, but that may have been just a prelude to an even stronger season in 2008-2009, according to league coaches.
Cancer battle turns into dance
November 26, 2008
It is said that we “battle” cancer. On some level, that may be true. There are days when it does feel like an all out war with chemotherapy a battalion in hand-to-hand combat.
Athletic stars’ fame can be fleeting
November 26, 2008
He was a nice-looking young man — with a modern haircut and clothes — he wouldn’t look out of place with today’s high school seniors. Paging through an old Bonner Springs High School yearbook, an outline of the young man’s achievements took shape, and while he was an outstanding student he was probably more known for his athletic achievements.
Lady Cats will look to Koontz, Hooks to fill veteran roles
November 26, 2008
Basehor-Linwood High School girls basketball coach Noah Simpson likes the effort he sees from his players on the court this season.