Archive for Wednesday, September 10, 2008

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Leavenworth County Judge Frederick Stewart to retire
September 10, 2008
Leavenworth County District Court Judge Frederick N. Stewart, who faces an investigation surrounding alleged sexual misconduct against a former administrative assistant, will be retiring from the bench effective Oct. 1.
On the agenda
September 10, 2008
The agenda for the Sept. 15 Basehor City Council meeting.
Boyda, Jenkins agree to five debates
September 10, 2008
Democratic Rep. Nancy Boyda and Republican rival Lynn Jenkins have agreed to meet in five debates before the Nov. 4 election.
Kansas linemen help restore power in La.
September 10, 2008
More than 60 volunteer linemen and dozens of trucks from 13 Kansas electric cooperatives, including four Leavenworth-Jefferson Electric Cooperative employees and three trucks, headed for Louisiana Sept. 5 to assist in recovery efforts from Hurricane Gustav. The four employees are Zane Peak and Jory Adkins, both Tonganoxie, Greg Kramer, Winchester, and Ken Ottensmeier, McLouth. They are joining cooperative crews from around the nation to restore power in some of the worst-hit areas.
BLMS winds football season-openers against Lexington Trails
September 10, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School football teams opened their seasons with victories against Lexington Trails.
Bobcats shine at first home meet
September 10, 2008
Basehor-Linwood cross country runner Hannah Tush didn’t take long to make her presence felt in a varsity meet this season.
BLHS Soccer battles Tonganoxie to a draw
September 10, 2008
After 100 minutes of soccer last week, the Basehor-Linwood and Tonganoxie High School soccer teams had to settle for a tie.
Bobcats air it out in opener against SF trail
September 10, 2008
Basehor-Linwood High School quarterback Brandon Leppke has started at quarterback since his freshman season.
Gen. Casey visits area for signing
September 10, 2008
The success of a modern United States soldier does not only come from his high level of training and sophisticated equipment, but the support that he receives from his family and his community.
Authorities seek information on bank robbery
September 10, 2008
Two armed robbers held up US Bank, 10959 Parallel Parkway, on Monday afternoon.
November Patriots: Disconnect exists between populace, officials
September 10, 2008
A grassroots effort to get voters involved in the election process and more informed is growing from the seed of one issue: immigration reform.
Kansas line crews helping hurricane relief efforts
September 10, 2008
More than 60 volunteer linemen and dozens of trucks from 13 Kansas electric cooperatives including four Leavenworth-Jefferson Electric Cooperative employees and three trucks headed for Louisiana Sept. 5 to assist in recovery efforts from Hurricane Gustav.
Bikers coming through Sunday
March of Dimes rally route starts nearby at Kansas Speedway
12:00 a.m., September 10, 2008 Updated 03:48 p.m.
As the largest charity motorcycle ride in the Midwest, this year’s March of Dimes Bikers for Babies is sure to impress as an expected 8,000 riders traverse their way through the northeast Kansas area.
Grapes of path: Pickers take to fields
September 10, 2008
An unusually cool September morning and a vineyard blanketed in a light fog greeted grape harvesters Sunday at Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery in Basehor.