Archive for Wednesday, October 15, 2008

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Fire Department invites public to station
October 15, 2008
The Fairmount Township Fire Department will play host to an open house for the community from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the station, 2624 N. 155th St.
Book sale to benefit Basehor Library
October 15, 2008
he Friends of the Basehor Community Library will play host to its semi-annual book sale this weekend.
Library’s book series explores Civil War
October 15, 2008
The Basehor Community Library will offer a four-part book discussion series fthrough December exploring the theme “Before the Civil War.”
Basehor quilt guild to offer show
October 15, 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.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
October 15, 2008
Basehor City Council agenda for Monday, Oct. 20
Power, justice and freedom of voting emphasized
Bonner Springs NAACP annual banquet comes 3 weeks before historic presidential election
October 15, 2008
Three weeks before the first U.S. presidential election with an African American as one of the major parties’ candidates, the Bonner Springs NAACP celebrated its 51st annual banquet.
Basehor police, firefighters honored at annual banquet
October 15, 2008
The Basehor PRIDE groups presented the 15th Annual Firefighter and Police Officer Appreciation Banquet on Sunday, Oct. 12, at Basehor Elementary School.
All-day kindergarten pilot successful, B-L officials say
October 15, 2008
Kindergartners at Linwood Elementary School are reaping the benefits of the Basehor-Linwood School District’s all-day kindergarten pilot, officials say.
Chief’s Corner
October 15, 2008
The economy is down and property crimes are up.
2nd District candidates spar on taxes, earmarks
October 15, 2008
Republican Lynn Jenkins and Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda on Tuesday had sharp exchanges over taxes and budget earmarks during a televised debate.
Race for District 2 Board of Education won’t hinge on evolution
October 15, 2008
When it comes to the three candidates running for the Kansas State Board of Education District 2 seat, opinions concerning creationism versus evolution in public school’s science classes don’t fall far apart
Dollar General murder convict to be sentenced
October 15, 2008
More than a year after the arrests of three young people for the November 2005 murder of Robin Bell, the first to be tried and found guilty will be sentenced Friday.
Boyda discusses government, politics, life lessons at BLHS
October 15, 2008
She admits that a few years ago she didn’t know how many members there were in the U.S. House of Representatives, but U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Boyda, Democrat serving the 2nd District of Kansas, has come a long way these last few years.
Pumpkin Palooza returns for second year
Fundraiser to sell artist-decorated gourds for the benefit of Sunflower House
October 15, 2008
It’ll be a day filled with baked cooks, costumes, candy and more than 500 hand-decorated pumpkins.
Mid-America Youth Basketball tournament signup
October 15, 2008
Mid-America Youth Basketball is now accepting entries for its winter schedule, which is listed on the MAYB Web site, mayb.com.
CMS eighth-graders beat Atchison
October 15, 2008
The Clark Middle School eighth-grade football team defeated Atchison on Tuesday, 30-22.
Struggles of Kansas City’s pro teams frustrating for everyone
October 15, 2008
About this time last year people were beginning to plot their new year’s resolutions
Braves go 1-2 during busy week
October 15, 2008
Three games in six days against quality opponents is never what you want to see when you look at the schedule at the beginning of the season, but that is exactly what the Bonner Springs soccer team stared down when it played host to Mill Valley and Piper and then hit the road to play Perry.
Online chat postponed
October 15, 2008
An online chat with Leavenworth County Sheriff Dave Zoellner has been postponed.
Stillness around house says grandkids have left
October 15, 2008
The house is blissfully quiet once the children and grandchildren have gone after a weeklong visit, but there is something – a sadness, almost, that lingers in the air. Oh, it’s not really a sadness, perhaps, but just a sort of vacancy.
Beating the odds
October 15, 2008
Katherine Cook scoots one foot in front of the other, balancing on a board about the width of a balance beam.