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Polls

How do you celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Response Percent
Cinco de Mayo? I don’t celebrate that.
 
61%
With Mexican food and drink. Olé!
 
38%
Total 44

How do you plan to celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Response Percent
I plan to eat Mexican food.
 
44%
I’m wearing the colors of Mexico’s flag.
 
22%
I don’t celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
 
22%
I plan to drink margaritas.
 
11%
Total 9
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Jenkins to deliver GOP radio address Saturday
April 30, 2009
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kansas, will deliver the weekly Republican radio address on Saturday.
KDOT plans open house on K-7, I-70 interchange
Public meeting to be Tuesday night at Bonner Springs High School
April 30, 2009
Both the concept and preliminary design propose to change the current configuration from a single interchange to three new interchanges that are designed to work together as one complete system.
Leavenworth County Bar Association to hold annual Law Day observance Friday
April 30, 2009
The Leavenworth County Bar Association will hold its annual Law Day observance at noon Friday in Courtroom No. 3 on the fourth floor of the Leavenworth Justice Center
Leavenworth County in flash flood watch area
April 30, 2009
The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Mo., has issued a flash flood watch effective until Thursday evening that includes Leavenworth County.
Commuter forecast, April 30, 2009
April 30, 2009
We’re seeing a bit of fog paired with mild temperatures this morning. Expect a quiet morning commute, but the evening commute could include showers and thunderstorms.
Lombardino adjusts to college life
April 30, 2009
Cassie Lombardino stood in Bramlage Coliseum on Nov. 1 and waited to get into the game.
Bobcat golfers 12th at Osawatomie Invitational
April 30, 2009
As if setting a school record in the high jump on Thursday wasn’t enough, Basehor-Linwood junior Bobby Courtney continued his stellar week Saturday with the BLHS golf team at the Osawatomie Invitational.
Courtney high jump leap breaks BLHS record
April 30, 2009
Basehor-Linwood track athlete Bobby Courtney penciled his name into the school’s record book on Thursday.
Drivers, riders need to exercise caution on road
April 30, 2009
May has been designated as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the initiative is aimed at getting motorists and motorcyclists to “Share the Road” with each other.
Bobcats fall to Maranatha in double-overtime
April 30, 2009
After struggling to find the net for much of the season, the Basehor-Linwood girls soccer team did just that in dramatic fashion Thursday.
Pair of history books proves both educational and enlightening
April 30, 2009
If there is one thing that I can’t understand it is the idea that “history is boring.” As far as I’m concerned, history is exciting and reassuring, too. No matter what is going on in the country or the world now, it has happened in a similar form in ages past. It is comforting to know that problems have been solved before and they can be dealt with again.
Neighbors: James Harold “Skip” Dobbs, Jr.
April 30, 2009
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation director Skip Dobbs participates in the Chieftain and Basehor-Sentinel Neighbors section.
Five questions: Class of 2009
April 30, 2009
Basehor-Linwood High School principal Sherry Reeves says her favorite part of graduation each year is seeing all the students in their caps and gowns during the processional.
Basehor grocery store on track for June opening
April 30, 2009
In a little more than two months, Basehor will have its first grocery store since 2001.
Marble Days organizers plan full day of activities
April 30, 2009
Organizers have announced the schedule for the third annual Marble Days, which will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Bonner Springs and will feature marble-related activities for people of all ages.
Newest 8 Wonders competition seeks top Kansas cuisine
April 30, 2009
The Kansas Sampler Foundation in Inman has announced its 24 finalists for the 8 Wonders of Kansas Cuisine, and voting is now open.
Patience, determination keys to war in Middle East
April 30, 2009
Strategic patience and understanding were at the forefront of retired U.S. ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker’s speech Thursday to students of the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth.
Bonner Springs swimmers first at Leavenworth
April 30, 2009
Anchored by another impressive outing by Emily Herre, the Bonner Springs High School girls swimming team won its meet Monday in Leavenworth against Maur Hill Mount Academy and Leavenworth.
Butch Foster Memorial Classic returns to CommunityAmerica
April 30, 2009
Frigid temperatures and exciting games were the common themes of the inaugural Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic last year at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
April 30, 2009
Agenda items for the Basehor City Council
Council on aging to have indoor picnic, prizes
April 30, 2009
The Senior Citizens Indoor Picnic hosted by the Leavenworth Council on Aging will be 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade, Leavenworth.
Lansing edges Basehor in 23-inning softball thriller
Shelby Pierce of BLHS, Brittney Lang of LHS throw gems in pitcher’s duel
April 30, 2009
It took four hours to decide frontrunner in the Kaw Valley League softball race on Tuesday.
Young talent makes Braves title contenders
April 30, 2009
The first-place plaque is tucked under Jim Mitchell’s left arm like a football as the Bonner Springs track coach stands in the press box at David Jaynes Stadium.
Community Chorus to offer free ‘Seasons’ concerts
April 30, 2009
The Kaw Valley Community Chorus soon will be presenting its spring concert, titled “Season.”
Miller tallies third top-three finish of the season for Bonner Springs
April 30, 2009
For the third time this season, Bonner Springs golfer Parker Miller has turned in a top-three finish.
Basehor-Linwood baseball squad thrashes Santa Fe Trail in twinbill
April 30, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood baseball team moved to 6-3 on the season with an impressive sweep of Santa Fe Trail on Friday.
Remember When
April 30, 2009
Events through the years remembered
Four departments respond to Donahoo Road house fire
April 30, 2009
A Donahoo Road house fire had four fire departments and the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office on the scene Sunday night.
Book Club examines hardships faced by Chinese immigrants
April 30, 2009
Monday was the last Contemporary Immigration meeting of the Basehor Community Library Book T.A.L.K., Talk About Literature in Kansas.
Rain continues to wreak havoc on Bonner Springs tennis slate
April 30, 2009
Broken strings would be the perfect nuisance for the Bonner Springs boys tennis team this spring, but instead the Braves have had to deal with the nagging problem of rain.
Let’s celebrate
April 30, 2009
This next Friday and Saturday is Lansing DAZE, and there is a lot going on. We will be celebrating Lansing’s 50th year as an incorporated city.
Parkinson now governor; Sebelius goes to HHS
April 30, 2009
Shortly after becoming Kansas’ 45th governor, Mark Parkinson on Tuesday faced the political leadership of the state and expressed confidence that “we will make it through these difficult times.”
New restaurants ‘energize’ old spaces at The Legends
April 30, 2009
For anyone living near The Legends at Village West, tacos de pescado lovers soon won’t have too far to drive for what Bill Brandmeyer calls “the best fish tacos in the Midwest.”
On the agenda: Basehor Planning Commission
April 30, 2009
Agenda items for the Basehor Planning Commission
Library patrons hear stories of old-time cowboys
April 30, 2009
Jim Hoy, a folklorist and Emporia State University English professor, came to the Basehor Community Library on Tuesday night to share with visitors tales of the west, of the original cowboys.