Archive for Thursday, August 6, 2009

Also from August 6

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Basehor Historical Museum Amelia Earhart exhibit BLSA youth soccer camp
Polls

Have your shopping habits changed with the economic downturn?

Response Percent
No, I’ve been shopping like a mad person.
 
57%
Yes, bills and food are about the only things I spend my money on these days.
 
42%
Total 40
Videos

All stories

Amelia Earhart visits Basehor museum
August 6, 2009
Amelia Earhart flew into Basehor Thursday to talk to some community members at the Basehor Historical Museum.
PRIDE welcomes new teachers
August 6, 2009
The Basehor Gold PRIDE group played host to a luncheon Thursday in order to say hello to some new faces in the Basehor-Linwood School District.
Decision on Kansas City man aiding in 19-year-old murder coming soon
August 6, 2009
A decision is expected to be made on the future of a Kansas City, Mo., man who is charged with one count of aiding a felon in a murder that occurred nearly 20 years ago.
Commuter forecast for August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009
The weather this morning should be dry as you make your way to work. There are still delays on 24 as you travel from Lawrence toward Topeka so consider taking I-70 instead. It should help you avoid some delays.
County museum to stay open; takes 75 percent budget cut
August 6, 2009
It took some negotiations, but the Wyandotte County Museum in Bonner Springs will not be closing its doors for good.
Council settles Glenwood sewer issue
August 6, 2009
The Basehor City Council decided Monday at its regular meeting to go forward with its initial plan for the decommissioning of the Glenwood Estates sewer lagoons.
Neighbors: Kevin Jones
August 6, 2009
Kevin Jones is a Basehor planning commissioner and a representative for Atmos Energy.
Sixth-graders look for funds to visit U.S. Capitol for the first time as People to People delegates
August 6, 2009
Heading to the big city can be nerve-racking for anyone.
Father, daughter go on archeological adventure
August 6, 2009
It’s a period in history that still holds strong feelings today.
Massage business owner returns to Bonner Springs
August 6, 2009
A self-described “massage junky,” Shawnee resident and massage therapist Debra Fisher has plans to turn Bonner Springs residents into massage addicts just like herself.
Five Questions: Back to School
August 6, 2009
Five Questions with Basehor-Linwood Assistant Superintendent Mike Boyd.
Letter: Churches efforts pay off
August 6, 2009
Letter to the editor
School history makes mark
August 6, 2009
The summer of 1934 was one of the hottest on record with temperatures topping the century mark numerous times.
Bobcats’ Douglas signs with Ottawa
August 6, 2009
Chris Douglas, a 2009 Basehor-Linwood High School graduate, recently signed a letter of intent to play college golf at Ottawa University.
Officials’ yards victimized by off-road driver
August 6, 2009
Bonner Springs Police are investigating an early-morning incident Wednesday in which a man reportedly drove off the road and into the yards of Mayor Clausie Smith and City Manager John “Jack” Helin.
Leppke to lead Bobcats with skill, intelligence
August 6, 2009
Members of the Basehor-Linwood football team are a little more than two weeks away from the start of practice.
Library offers fresh environment, a new home for Bonner readers
August 6, 2009
Recently, our community was blessed with the opening of a new state-of-the art library.
Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association awards scholarships, seeks growth
August 6, 2009
Members of the Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association are looking for ways to promote the game locally.
County Road 1 construction moving quickly
August 6, 2009
Drivers from Tonganoxie to Eudora soon will have reason to be thankful: A rebuilt Leavenworth County Road 1 is scheduled to be carrying traffic early next month.
Bailey closes out championship career
Former Clark student was dominant runner for Maranatha Eagles
August 6, 2009
From the day she arrived at Maranatha Academy, Ali Bailey has been one of the Eagles’ top distance runners.
Medicine Store organizes grand opening celebration
August 6, 2009
The Medicine Store, 15415 Pinehurst Dr., will have a grand opening celebration starting at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7.
Fairmount fire department awarded additional funds
August 6, 2009
The Fairmount Township Fire Department will receive $216,760 for hiring purposes.
Museum, library to have Amelia Earhart programs
August 6, 2009
The Basehor Historical Museum will have an Amelia Earhart living history presentation at 3 p.m. today, Thursday.
Basehor 4-H’er favors buymanship project
August 6, 2009
Though submitting a number of different projects for the Leavenworth County Fair, 13-year-old Laina Griffith’s favorite is one that gives her a chance to pursue a pastime near and dear to her heart.
Remember When: Aug. 6, 2009
August 6, 2009
Ten years ago, the Bonner Springs Board of Education voted to add a soccer program at the high school.
Office visit proves kids still say the darndest things
August 6, 2009
Some of you may remember Art Linkletter’s book, “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” which evolved, if memory serves, from a television show, during which time he interviewed children. I thought about the book recently after a conversation with a youngster in my office.
On the agenda
August 6, 2009
Basehor-Linwood Board of Education agenda for Aug. 10.
My brother’s Navy cap
August 6, 2009
All of our children have played with it. It’s been in toy boxes, on their heads and on shelves in our house. It’s one of those items you see but you really don’t see.
BLHS graduate follows Hollywood dream
August 6, 2009
Basehor resident Tyler Holstrom has his sights set on the stars. Hollywood stars, that is.
Museum recognizes Kansas legend
Amelia Earhart exhibit opens with history of the Kansas native
August 6, 2009
The legend of Amelia Earhart lives on through photos, discussions, documentaries and books.
Carnegie plans open house
August 6, 2009
The Carnegie Arts Center will have an open house at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16. Refreshments will be provided, and visitors can take a free tour of the building.
City Council Aug. 10 work session cancelled
August 6, 2009
The Aug. 10 Basehor City Council work session has been cancelled.
KC Varsity Post 199 takes second at state tournament
August 6, 2009
As Rick Bryan stood in the Kansas City Varsity Post 199 dugout, he couldn’t help but think he’d seen this before.