Archive for Thursday, April 2, 2009

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Cyclones hold off Bobcats
April 2, 2009
Basehor-Linwood’s measuring stick game, otherwise known as a season opener, couldn’t have come against a better opponent on Wednesday.
Basehor Police Department Calls
April 2, 2009
Calls for the Basehor Police Department
BLHS golf, soccer called off
12:28 p.m., April 2, 2009 Updated 12:37 p.m.
The Basehor-Linwood boys golf team was slated to play in the Bonner Springs Invitational today at Sunflower Hills Golf Course, but the tournament has been called off because of rain.
Three applicants seek to run state casino in Wyandotte County
April 2, 2009
Three groups have submitted their applications to manage a state-owned and operated casino in Wyandotte County.
Commuter forecast, April 2, 2009
April 2, 2009
We’re looking at wet conditions on the roads this morning. We’ll have winds out of the north between 20-30 mph. No construction delays are expected.
Koontz, Bergstrom are top ‘Cats
April 2, 2009
In what initially was believed to be a rebuilding year, the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team proved the 2008-09 season would be nothing more than a continuation of the program’s typically lofty goals.
Five questions: Kansas Tornados
April 2, 2009
Museum exhibit depicts power of cyclones
Candidate’s focus on college prep
April 2, 2009
Basehor-Linwood School Board candidate Wynne Coleman has played many roles in the school district, and running for the board is the next challenge she is taking.
USD 458 candidates ready for election
April 2, 2009
The April 7 general election is less than a week away, and the Basehor-Linwood School Board candidates are eager for the results.
Education retirees to meet
April 2, 2009
Leavenworth Area Retired School Personnel will meet at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the Heritage Center, 109 Delaware, Leavenworth, for their monthly dinner meeting.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
April 2, 2009
The Basehor City Council will have its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 6, at the Basehor City Hall.
On the agenda: Basehor Planning Commission
April 2, 2009
The Basehor Planning Commission will have its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the Basehor City Hall.
BLHS earns softball split with Class 6A opponents
April 2, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood softball team can accomplish great things this season if it is willing to work hard and display similar intensity to what it did in Tuesday’s season-opening games at Blue Valley District Activities Complex, coach Susan Mayberry said.
Leavenworth County agrees to take part in blight program
April 2, 2009
In September, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allocated nearly $4 billion to state and local governments to provide assistance to acquire and redevelop foreclosed properties to keep them from becoming a blight to the community.
Sunflower State Games announces lineup
April 2, 2009
A record 43 sports will be offered to Kansas residents for competition in the 20th anniversary of the Sunflower State Games in 2009.
Train whistles through region with safety message
April 2, 2009
From March 23 to March 27, the Operation Lifesaver train made stops in several Kansas cities, including Lawrence, Bonner Springs and Topeka. Operation Lifesaver, established in 1972, is an international nonprofit organization devoted to the promotion of train safety.
New Basehor-Linwood coach ready for soccer season to start
April 2, 2009
Basehor-Linwood coach Jaclyn Naster is in her first season as head coach of the girls soccer program, taking over for Kevin Vincent who stepped down after last season.
Town-hall meeting on tap
April 2, 2009
The Leavenworth County Republican Party Central Committee will conduct a town hall meeting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, April 6, at the Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth.
Remember When
April 2, 2009
A look back through the years.
Fundraiser a success
April 2, 2009
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made our annual pancake fundraiser a huge success.
Vacation allows time for reflection, sightseeing
April 2, 2009
Just as the evil that we do lives after us, so does the trash we throw away.
Neighbors: Gayle Runnels
April 2, 2009
Neighbors with Gayle Runnels, Basehor Chamber of Commerce president and Citizens Savings and Loan branch manager.
Economy creates longing for simple life
April 2, 2009
Advertisers on television often come up with more entertaining situations and dialogues than the scriptwriters for comedies and drama on the same station.
City park to be site for Easter egg hunt
April 2, 2009
The 4th annual Easter egg hunt in Basehor City Park will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 5.
Provocative phone use could lead to trouble
April 2, 2009
There is a new and popular practice that some high school students are starting to use their cell phones for. This practice is known as “sexting.”
Two programs on diabetes to be hosted
April 2, 2009
Providence Diabetes Center and Roche Diagnostics are co-sponsoring two free educational programs on diabetes in April.
Dollar General murderers sentenced to life
April 2, 2009
Robert Haberlein and John Backus were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Robin Bell.
Roving Imp Theater turns two
April 2, 2009
Opening an improvisational theater in Bonner Springs was certainly a risk, but it wasn’t one the owner was too worried about.
Lions Club organizes annual pancake breakfast
April 2, 2009
Basehor Lions Club will play host to its annual pancake breakfast this weekend.
BSHS senior Sullivan honored by NAIA
April 2, 2009
Bonner Springs senior Alex Sullivan was one of more than 50 Kansas City metro area high school student athletes presented last month with a Champions of Character High School award from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Pep rally, field dedication on tap at Basehor
April 2, 2009
Basehor-Linwood High School fans looking to celebrate some of the school’s latest athletic accomplishments and developments have multiple opportunities this week.
Bonner Springs wine bar starts wine classes
April 2, 2009
Bottle12, 111 Oak St., Suite C, is now offering wine classes from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Thursday.
Basehor resident receives national sales award
April 2, 2009
Tom Craun of Basehor was honored at Wick Buildings National Sales Meeting.
School challenges students to practice compassion
April 2, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood High School Student Council invited a member of the Rachel’s Challenge organization to visit the high school and urge the audience to start a chain reaction of compassion.
Winning the playground war
Glenwood Ridge receives playground piece after hitting snag with first attempt
April 2, 2009
After a long delay and a change of hands, Glenwood Ridge Elementary School finally has its new piece of playground equipment.
When music was music
April 2, 2009
I asked my wife what the song “Don’t Fence Me In” reminded her of and immediately she replied, the Happy Hollow, Cokes and hamburgers.
Third-Quarter Honor Roll
April 2, 2009
Honor roll for Basehor Elementary School, Linwood Elementary School and Glenwood Ridge Elementary School.
Remember the Alamo
April 2, 2009
They were a ragtag group who had little or no training, and yet what they did was nothing short of miraculous and their heroic, yet fatal, stand still captivates us. Their battle site is known around the world, and each year is visited by millions of tourists.
Bonner Head Start taking enrollment applications
April 2, 2009
Bonner Springs Head Start Preschool is now accepting applications.