Archive for Thursday, October 23, 2008

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Lansing to erect veterans memorial
October 23, 2008
The city of Lansing is assisting in efforts to build the Lansing Veterans Memorial.
2008 KVL volleyball standings
Lansing wins league’s first postseason tournament
October 23, 2008
The Kaw Valley League held a postseason volleyball tournament for the first time this year, and the host Lansing Lions won the title on Saturday, going 6-0 in the process.
Basehor named city of excellence
October 23, 2008
Basehor is a Community of Excellence, according to the Kansas PRIDE program.
Secret Life of Bees’ film true to book
October 23, 2008
“There is no perfect love, Lily,” Ms. August says to the 14-year-old filled with angst, who says of herself: “My whole life has been a hole, where my mother should have been.”
Bobcats battle to tie with Golden Bears
12:00 a.m., October 23, 2008 Updated 01:36 a.m.
Basehor-Linwood’s boys soccer players displayed some resilience in a 4-4 tie against Turner High School on Thursday.
Council allots funds for road work
October 23, 2008
The Basehor City Council approved two agreements Monday night comprising one of the first steps in road improvements for the city.
BLHS golfers end season at regional tournament
October 23, 2008
The Class 4A state golf tournament came and went this week without a member of the Basehor-Linwood girls team in the field.
Wristen: Districts are time to bring on the ‘Cats
October 23, 2008
If you cruise down I-70 you’re likely to see billboards promoting Kansas State football with the slogan: “Bring on the ‘Cats.”
Too comfortable
October 23, 2008
To the editor: Sometimes our county government makes me mad. It should make you mad too.
Viewing in action
October 23, 2008
To the editor: We here in Leavenworth County have seen 5th Kansas Senate District candidate Steve Fitzgerald in action. He may be unknown to voters in other parts of the district, but he is known to us.
City incorporated 110 years ago
October 23, 2008
Bonner Springs was a thriving community 110 years ago and was struggling to determine its future. There were angry voices in Bonner throughout the fall of 1898 as the possibility of becoming an incorporated city was argued.
Health Department to offer free flu shots
October 23, 2008
The Leavenworth County Health Department will have a drive-thru flu shot clinic for adults 18 or older between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at 10th Avenue Park, across from the Warren Middle School, Leavenworth.
County shorted by gas-tax mistake
October 23, 2008
Leavenworth County has been shorted $192,000 because of an error in the calculation of state gasoline tax reimbursements to counties.
Seeds, seeds, seeds
October 23, 2008
Seeds are truly amazing. They can be kept for years and still produce beautiful plants.
Bobcats burst past THS in district opener
October 23, 2008
Behind a stingy defense and the play of quarterback Brandon Leppke, Basehor-Linwood took a step toward the Class 4A football state playoffs on Friday night with a 38-15 win over Tonganoxie.
Kids should follow their own interests
October 23, 2008
Some grandparents share in their grandchildren’s lives by attending sports events in which those children compete. I share my grandson’s life in other ways. Team sports have never been too important in my life or in the lives of my children and grandchildren. I don’t know exactly why, but it is just that way.
Latest miserable performances make life tough for Chiefs fans
October 23, 2008
I was doing pretty good on my attempt to be a kinder and gentler person after the Kansas Jayhawks won the National Championship. I was still on a big emotional high because of their success.
Another big day for Peterson
October 23, 2008
The rivalry continued on Thursday between the Basehor-Linwood and Tonganoxie cross country teams at the Kaw Valley League Championships.
Providence to offer free flu shots
October 23, 2008
Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., is offering free flu vaccines next week in Basehor.
Bonner business ‘best’ in metro area
October 23, 2008
Magnum Opus, 129 N. Nettleton Ave., was voted “Best Gift Shop” in the Kansas City metro by KMBC.cityvoter. com.
Festival touts successful season
October 23, 2008
In light of recent economic headlines, the 2008 ticket sales for the Kansas City Renaissance Festival seem almost as anachronistic as its performers’ get-ups.
Cats suffer human housemates
October 23, 2008
It was a rough week for the cat. First the house was full of visitors, then the turmoil and trauma of a trip to the vet.
Remember when
October 23, 2008
10 years ago on Oct. 22, 1998, the new microfilm reader machine was in operation at the Bonner Springs City Library.