Archive for Thursday, September 11, 2008

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Digger Dan Equipment Rodeo postponed
September 11, 2008
The Digger Dan Equipment Rodeo has been postponed because of impending inclement weather.
Lansing shuts out Basehor
September 11, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood boys soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision to Lansing on Wednesday night at Lansing Middle School.
VFW to raise funds with 100-mile ride
September 11, 2008 in print edition on A1
This Saturday motorcycle enthusiasts will have the opportunity to support the local Veterans of Foreign Wars and get a good ride out of it too.
Library gala makes a return
September 11, 2008 in print edition on A3
The Basehor Community Library Fundraiser Gala hosted by the Friends of the Basehor Community Library is back this year on Thursday, Sept. 18.
Northern League title up for grabs
September 11, 2008
The Kansas City T-Bones baseball team dropped a 7-6 decision to the Gary SouthShore RailCats Tuesday night in the first game of the best-of-five Northern League Championship Series at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
Support for troops, families promised from communities in leaders’ pledge
September 11, 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.
Remember when
September 11, 2008
On Sept. 10, 1998 Dr. Lloyd Forester, Jr., retired from his dentistry practice in Edwardsville. The business was sold to Dr. John F. Williamson.
VFW announces scholarships
September 11, 2008 in print edition on B10
nnually, the Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary, through its Endowment Association, offers college and vocational school scholarships to the children and grandchildren of its membership.
Soccer Fest to open new field at BLHS
September 11, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association will play host to Soccer Fest from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, at the new Basehor-Linwood High School soccer field.
Unbeaten Kaos ready to play after extended inactive period
September 11, 2008
The Kansas Kaos remains 7-0 and atop their division in the NAFL, but they have not played a game in nearly a month due to the Kansas City Jazz folding.
VFW essay contest offers scholarship
September 11, 2008 in print edition on B10
State commander Herb Schwartzkopf announced the start of this year’s Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary “Patriot’s Pen Program” competition.
Traveling theater company preps Basehor-Linwood district students
September 11, 2008
The Missoula Children’s Theatre, based in Missoula, Mont., is in town this week working with students in the Basehor-Linwood School District on musical theater. The annual event is sponsored by the Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation.
Bananas over bananas
September 11, 2008
Eating two bananas will give you enough energy for an hour-and-a-half workout. This is why we always give out bananas to the runners at the 5K race that is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 20, at St. Francis De Sales Church.
Unsolicited solicitors: Bug off!
September 11, 2008
Let’s suppose you are just sitting down for dinner or maybe settling in to watch a Royals or Chiefs game when you hear that annoying “brrng” of the telephone. Of course you can overlook the jingling and wait for it to stop or to take a recorded message. However, if you are extremely curious - as I am - you rush to answer it.
Veterans deserve better care
September 11, 2008
At a recent conference, a mother of a young soldier talked with me about her son, who had just returned from Iraq. She is concerned, as many parents and spouses are, about the health and welfare of the returning soldier.
Kansas fails in policies on mentally ill
September 11, 2008
This can’t be what state officials had in mind when they phased out the state hospitals that provided services for Kansans with serious mental illness. The plan was that these patients would be “mainstreamed” into community facilities that would provide them a better quality of life than they had in a state hospital.
Leavenworth hosts “First City Festival”
September 11, 2008 in print edition on A8
Downtown Leavenworth will be hosting its “First City Festival” again this year.
News and notes from around the KVL
September 11, 2008
Only four Kaw Valley League football teams were victorious on opening night Friday, Sept. 5, and Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood were two of them.
VFW to host weekend of events
September 11, 2008
This weekend will be a busy one for the Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Leisures of road trip wane on way home
September 11, 2008
Vacations have a life of their own. I mean, you can be going along, having the time of your life, enjoying the mountains or the seashore or the canyons of Broadway, in whichever is your holiday spot of choice, only to realize that the vacation is over. Where you really want to be is home.
Bobcats could be short-handed at always-tough Lansing Invite.
September 11, 2008
The Basehor-Linwood High School volleyball team will be without two of its biggest hitters on Saturday during the Lansing Invitational.
It’s a new year for football, but what an exciting start
September 11, 2008
Football season began last weekend, and was it ever exciting.
School district makes extra effort to improve scores
September 11, 2008 in print edition on A1
The Basehor-Linwood School District will be spending a little bit of money in an effort to improve students’ ACT scores.