Archive for Thursday, October 2, 2008

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Free youth basketball coaches clinic
October 2, 2008
Lansing High boys basketball coach Rod Briggs and his staff will conduct a free youth basketball coaches clinic at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Lansing High School.
Tonganoxie man charged with falsely reporting he was shot
October 2, 2008
A Tonganoxie man who is charged with falsely reporting that an intruder shot him last July will appear in Leavenworth County District Court later this month.
Kansas Volleyball Association Rankings: Week Four
October 2, 2008
The Kansas Volleyball Association has released its rankings for week four of the 2008 season.
CGSC Foundation gets NASCAR exposure
October 2, 2008
Number 25 Team Rensi Motorsports Ford sported the Command and General Staff College Foundation black and gold logo Sept. 27 at Kansas Speedway as a way to demonstrate support for the nonprofit organization at Fort Leavenworth, just a few miles away from the racetrack.
Museum plans opening celebration after years of waiting
October 2, 2008
For years, members of the Basehor Historical Museum Society have envisioned opening a museum full of Basehor history for everyone to enjoy.
Basehor takes 9th at Tonganoxie Invitational
October 2, 2008
Tammy Zydlo walked into Basehor-Linwood High School on Saturday and sensed something was up.
Rim Rock tests BLHS runners
October 2, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood girls cross country team placed 11th out of 30 teams at the Rim Rock Classic last week.
Remember when
October 2, 2008
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and Basehor.
The siren song of opera
October 2, 2008
Once in a while life hands you a moment that you know will never come again; it is a moment one savors for as long as one is allowed to hold such moments.
Tough to grasp
Turner eludes Basehor late for 20-14 league victory
October 2, 2008
Basehor-Linwood quarterback Brandon Leppke’s pass to Ben Zuk dropped to the ground with less than 30 seconds to play Friday night.
Health department to offer flu shot clinic
October 2, 2008
Flu season is here and the Leavenworth County Health Department will be offering a flu shot clinic from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Basehor-Linwood High School, 2108 N. 155th St., Basehor, while supplies last.
Library’s book series to explore Civil War
October 2, 2008
The Basehor Community Library will offer a four part book discussion series from September through December exploring the theme “Before the Civil War.”
Fire Department to have open house
October 2, 2008
The Fairmount Township Fire Department will have an open house for the community from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the station, 2624 N. 155th St. The day will include games for children, rides on the fire trucks, tours of the station and more.
Quilt show marks guild’s 25th year
October 2, 2008
The Sunflower Quilter’s Guild will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with a quilt show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Bob Wiley Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 2806 N. 155th St., Basehor.
Steering committee calls all cooks
October 2, 2008
The Basehor Dairy Days steering committee is collecting a variety of recipes for a Basehor “Taste of Tradition” cookbook.
Voting reminders
October 2, 2008
The Leavenworth County Clerk’s Office is reminding voters of some key dates before the Nov. 4 general election.
Annual Project Grad fundraiser promises cars, entertainment
October 2, 2008
Hot rods and muscle cars will be taking over the parking lot of Basehor-Linwood High School Saturday, Oct. 11, for the 11th Annual Project Grad Car Show.
Tin Lizzy’ turns 100
October 2, 2008
This year marks the 100th year since Henry Ford began making and selling his famous Model T’s. He improved the manufacturing process until an entire vehicle could be assembled in 90 minutes, using one color of fast-drying paint.
15 applicants seek area District Court judgeships
October 2, 2008
Fifteen people, including one from Tonganoxie and another from Basehor, have applied for two open judgeships in the 1st Judicial District.
More of this, that and BSHS football
October 2, 2008
Maybe we should call this column a bit of “this and that.” In the past couple of weeks, I’ve had some answers to a couple of issues discussed in recent weeks.
Autumn a breath of fresh air
October 2, 2008
In these days when the news is full of doom and gloom about the economy and the airwaves blast an endless stream of invective-filled political ads, we turn to the season’s change for a respite.
Kaw Valley Farm Tour set this weekend
October 2, 2008
Don and Terri Gibbs tried buffalo steaks more than 20 years ago and they were immediately hooked.
Reality halts Edwards at Kansas Speedway
October 2, 2008
In the video-game world, maybe Carl Edwards pulls off the unimaginable feat in his streaking red and white race car. Maybe Edwards blows by Jimmie Johnson at full speed on the final lap — in the final turn, no less — without consequences, to win on his home track.
BSHS volleyball seeks winning streak
October 2, 2008
The Bonner Springs volleyball squad is having a tough time rebuilding this season, but coach Kerri Jennings thinks a breakthrough may be right around the corner.
Candidate accused of ‘voter intimidation’
October 2, 2008
A candidate for a local Kansas Senate seat says his opponent is threatening businesses that support him.
Homecoming parade scheduled for Friday
October 2, 2008
The 2008 Basehor-Linwood High School Homecoming parade is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3.
Gene’s philosophy
October 2, 2008
My whole lifetime I have believed in the free enterprise system. I believe that Americans can come up with new products and new services with little or no interference from the government.
Alpaca farm opens gates to public
October 2, 2008
Macel and Bruce Koerth have one more reason to be excited about being alpaca raisers.
Kaos win division, brace for playoffs
October 2, 2008
The Kansas Kaos beat the Kansas City Panthers in the season finale on Saturday by a score of 28-20. With the win they improved their season record to 9-1, and clinched the division title.