Archive for Thursday, October 9, 2008

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Unbeaten Lansing up next for ‘Cats
October 9, 2008
If last week’s game against Washington had a homecoming theme, this week’s game against Lansing is about taking a step forward as a program.
Tax concerns spurred political work
October 9, 2008
The back of Larry Meadows’ truck is full of yard signs and banners bearing the names of his favorite Republican candidates.
KTA interchange to be fully automated
October 9, 2008
The new turnpike interchange at Leavenworth County Road 1 isn’t just the first new exit on the toll highway since the Lecompton interchange opened a dozen years ago.
Local firefighters teach safety to children
October 9, 2008
October is Fire Safety Month and Fairmount Township firefighters showed area children this week that it’s about more than just “stop, drop and roll.”
Frustrating finish for Kaos
October 9, 2008
The Kansas Kaos have officially ended their season, but not in the way they wanted.
Remember when
October 9, 2008
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor and Edwardsville.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
October 9, 2008
The Basehor City Council will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at City Hall.
No place like home
October 9, 2008
We drove over 3,200 miles without seeing any accidents, and noted the price of gas ranged from $2.95 to $4.00.
Scoring surge lifts Bonner past Basehor
October 9, 2008
For the first 13 minutes Tuesday night the Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood boys soccer teams took turns stringing together pass combinations and setting up shots.
‘Cats protect their house on homecoming
October 9, 2008
Maybe every week should be homecoming at Basehor-Linwood High School.
CMS shuts out Warren
October 9, 2008
The Clark Middle School eighth-grade football team rolled to a 20-0 victory over Warren Middle School on Monday in Leavenworth.
Clark wins tourney
October 9, 2008
The Clark Middle School seventh-grade volleyball A team brought home a first-place trophy from the Warren Middle School Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 27.
Special scramble format benefits Bobcat golfers … and their coach
October 9, 2008
Basehor-Linwood junior varsity golfers competed in a scramble hosted by Shawnee Mission Northwest on Tuesday.
Book sale to benefit library
October 9, 2008
The Friends of the Basehor Community Library will p;au host to their semi-annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, in the basement community room of the library.
Open house set for next weekend
October 9, 2008
The Fairmount Township Fire Department will host an open house for the community from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the station, 2624 N. 155th St.
Steering committee calls all cooks
October 9, 2008
The Basehor Dairy Days steering committee is collecting a variety of recipes for a Basehor “Taste of Tradition” cookbook.
Church to offer seasonal festival
October 9, 2008
The First Baptist Church of Basehor, 1410 N. 155th St., will be hosting a free “Fall Family Festival and Pumpkin Extravaganza” from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11.
Annual car show this weekend
October 9, 2008
Hot rods and muscle cars will take over the Basehor-Linwood High School parking lot, 2108 N. 155th St., Basehor, Saturday, Oct. 11 for the 11th Annual Basehor-Linwood Project Grad Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show.
Royals to conduct open tryouts
October 9, 2008
The Kansas City Royals will hold an open tryout camp at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Mid-America Sports Complex, 20000 Johnson Drive, Shawnee.
There’s still some time to plant
October 9, 2008
Now that summer is gone, it may seem like planting season is over, but there are some ornamentals you can put in the ground before winter.
Politics hasn’t changed much
October 9, 2008
Recently, a friend of mine shook her head in aggravation with the steady barrage of political attack ads omnipresent on television during this season.
KCK volunteer finds meaning in politics
October 9, 2008
If you had asked Jill Benson ten years ago whether she ever thought she’d find herself in the world of politics, her answer would have been a defiant “no.”
DIY projects lack finishing touches
October 9, 2008
Before any project is complete, there comes a point where its final shape and appearance are easily apparent: a sort of almost-complete, if you will.
District 5 Senate challengers stake positions as election nears
October 9, 2008
The race for the Kansas Senate 5th District seat had drawn interest even before the Aug. 5, primary election.
Guild to host quilt show celebration
October 9, 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.