Archive for Thursday, October 30, 2008

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2008 Leavenworth County voter’s guide
October 30, 2008
Candidates running in area races were asked to fill out questionnaires in advance of the Nov. 4 general election
BLHS ends season vs. Ward
October 30, 2008
Basehor-Linwood coaches and players gathered near the court on Saturday inside the Eudora High School gymnasium following a first-round loss to Bishop Ward High School.
Church to host chili supper
October 30, 2008
Grinter Chapel United Methodist Women are sponsoring an all-you-can-eat chili and soup supper from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the church, 7819 Swartz Road.
African Violet show coming
October 30, 2008
The Mid America African Violet Society of Kansas City will present its 29th annual African Violet Show and Sale.
Holiday assistance applications taken
October 30, 2008
The Salvation Army, 600 Walnut, Leavenworth, will be taking applications for Christmas assistance.
Democrats set watch party
October 30, 2008
Join fellow Democrats and supporters of Barack Obama and Joe Biden at the Wyandotte County Democratic Party’s Election Night watch party.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
October 30, 2008
The Basehor City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3 at City Hall.
Chief’s Corner
October 30, 2008
Âs the weather gets colder, snow will be falling soon, and there are a few things that everyone should be aware of regarding their vehicles. Be sure to check and maintain your vehicle in preparation for the harsher weather conditions ahead.
Peterson to race state’s best in Wamego
October 30, 2008
Basehor-Linwood cross country runner Kayla Peterson qualified for the place all runners want to go at the end of the season: state.
Cyclones too much for Basehor; game against Piper a must-win
October 30, 2008
Bishop Ward took advantage of Basehor-Linwood turnovers and good field position to score 22 fourth-quarter points en route to a 30-6 victory on Friday.
Braves’ playoff hopes dashed with 27-16 loss to Shawnee Heights
October 30, 2008
When a football team turns the ball over five times in a game, the chances of winning are slim.
4 Bonner squads compete at tournament
October 30, 2008
The inaugural Bonner Springs-Turner sixth- and seventh-grade volleyball tournament took place Saturday at the Bonner Springs community center.
Scary is as scary does
October 30, 2008
Halloween is one of those in-between holidays. It’s not important enough to get out of school, but the celebration seems to become more important every year.
So long, readers: I’m outta here
October 30, 2008
An Easter egg hunt? Are you serious? That’s what I thought on my first assignment as the Basehor Sentinel reporter two and a half years ago.
Reflection spawns ballot choice
October 30, 2008
It was following the movie “Secret Lives of Bees” that it became clear to me for whom I would vote in the upcoming presidential election. There is something about a life well lived and hard-fought for that I find appealing.
In memory of a softball legend and a longtime good friend
October 30, 2008
We lost another good resident last week with the passing of Tom Lindblad, who has been a longtime friend.
In Norway, they troll for profit
October 30, 2008
In the next couple of days, we’ll see a variety of ghosts, goblins, witches, ghouls and monsters prowling the streets as part of the annual Halloween festivities. However, I doubt that we’ll see many trolls among those seeking treats.
Open house at shelter
October 30, 2008
To the editor: November 2-8 marks National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, an event sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States to recognize and celebrate the lifesaving services provided by animal shelters like our own.
Informing the citizenry
October 30, 2008
To the editor: In the colonial days, the Founding Fathers knew that a strong, viable democracy depended on an informed citizenry. That meant newspapers — and a way to make sure the newspapers got delivered.
County attorney hopeful to chat
October 30, 2008
As the general election grows closer, The Sentinel will continue conducting online chats with candidates.
VFW lists Friday menu
October 30, 2008
On the dinner menu Friday at Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars are chicken strips, mashed potatoes and gravy, peas/carrots, salad and dessert.
County awards $5,300 grant for museum
October 30, 2008
Leavenworth County commissioners received a round of applause last week after giving county museums the funding requests they had sought.
Thank you Lansing voters
October 30, 2008
On Wednesday, Oct. 22, we went to the dedication ceremony at our new high school auditorium and elementary school, approved by voters in a 2005 bond election.
Despite losses, Bowers led by example
October 30, 2008
Tanner Bowers dribbled past three Piper defenders on Tuesday in the regional quarterfinal.
Remember when
October 30, 2008
Bonner Springs High School students announced its fall musical, “Bye, Bye Birdie.” Steve Strom was the director.