Archive for Thursday, April 23, 2009

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Schlitterbahn to hire 300 people for seasonal jobs
April 23, 2009
Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark is now accepting employment applications for its inaugural 2009 season.
Commuter forecast, April 23, 2009
April 23, 2009
Wet roadways should push any roadwork to later in your commute.
Chamber speaker provides emergency management advice
April 23, 2009
If a natural disaster destroyed Basehor’s business community, would the city be able to sustain itself?
Big ideas at the museum
April 23, 2009
Last Saturday, there was a big doings at the Lansing Museum. In spite of it being a rainy morning, things moved to the inside and everything went on as planned. It was a combined effort of artistic demonstrations of local artists.
BLHS topples Piper, Perry
After slow start to season, Bobcats on 3-game streak
12:00 a.m., April 23, 2009 Updated 02:04 p.m.
Ryan Lawless did it all for the Basehor-Linwood baseball team on Monday in an 11-1 victory against Perry-Lecompton.
Basehor-Linwood Bobcats to visit governor
April 23, 2009
Celebration of the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball state championship hasn’t stopped yet.
Letter: Veterans deserve more respect
April 23, 2009
Bonner Springs resident Elaine Allanbrand writes a letter about showing veterans respect.
Concert season announced
April 23, 2009
Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone kicks off its 2009 concert season with The Killers on Saturday, May 2
Bobcat softball rolls to 9-2 record
April 23, 2009
Using a formula of sound pitching, stingy defense and timely hitting, the Basehor-Linwood softball team continues to roll this season.
Koontz changes mind, follows heart to hoops
April 23, 2009
Bren Koontz will have the best of both worlds next season — the opportunity to play basketball and earn an education in biology.
Neighbors: Carla Crawford
April 23, 2009
Carla Crawford is the Basehor Historical Museum Society director.
New council members sworn in
Outgoing Mayor Chris Garcia reflects on four years during goodbye speech
April 23, 2009
Monday night was both an end and a beginning for some of Basehor’s city officials.
VFW organizes activities in honor of Loyalty Day
April 23, 2009
Basehor VFW Post 11499 and Bonner Springs VFW Post 6401 will play host to a “Loyalty Day Salute to The Armed Forces” from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Basehor VFW, 2806 N. 155th St., Basehor.
Bleak recession in dire need of a spring awakening
April 23, 2009
For me, Easter marks the beginning of spring. It is truly a time of rebirth and redemption not only for humans, but also for the entire world. No matter how battered my spirit is, new leaves make me believe in the future.
Initiatives bring in big acts to all-green concert venue
April 23, 2009
It may have been the word “green” that enabled avid followers of Jack Johnson to see the singer-songwriter perform live at the Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone in the summer of 2008.
Basehor-Linwood seniors receive college scholarships
April 23, 2009
Two area high school seniors have been awarded a scholarship from the University of Central Missouri.
Five Questions: Garden Growing
April 23, 2009
Five Questions with biology teacher Vicki Darr about spring planting.
Legends plans new restaurant openings
April 23, 2009
The Legends at Village West announced that two new restaurants would be opening this year.
Sheriff’s officer hits lotto jackpot
April 23, 2009
A Shawnee man won a $500,000 cash prize Friday in an instant scratch game offered jointly by the Kansas and Iowa lotteries.
County commissions airport study
April 23, 2009
Leavenworth County has commissioned an airport feasibility study to determine if a new general aviation airport to serve Leavenworth County and the northwest Kansas City region is doable.
New BSHS softball coach Wardlow is BLHS graduate
April 23, 2009
For a while it appeared as though the coaching carousel in the Bonner Springs softball program would end with Roger Davidson.
Remember when
April 23, 2009
A look back at this day in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood and Edwardsville.
Bonner murder leaves lasting impression
April 23, 2009
“He even used a broom.”
Douglas, Fritz lead BLHS at Lansing Invitational
April 23, 2009
Battling strong, swirling winds, Basehor-Linwood golfers Chris Douglas and Ryan Fritz showed poise and accuracy while landing top-10 finishes on Monday at the Lansing Invitational.
Eagle Scout raising funds to attend 2010 jamboree
April 23, 2009
Basehor Eagle Scout Alec Smith is raising money to go to the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America at the BSA National Jamboree in 2010.
Mr. Mishap
April 23, 2009
Bonner Springs Mayor Clausie Smith talks about those days where nothing goes right.
Operation Wildlife presents one wild exhibition
April 23, 2009
Children and parents took a walk on the wild side Tuesday night at the Basehor Community Library.
Bravettes shut out Bobcats, 4-0
April 23, 2009
The young Bonner Springs girls soccer program is growing stronger by the game.