Archive for Thursday, December 10, 2009

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Senator visits elementary school
December 10, 2009
Students at Glenwood Ridge Elementary School in Basehor got a lesson in government and being a good citizen Thursday when Sen. Tom Holland, D-Kan., paid the school a visit.
Weight-loss support organization offers tips for sensible holiday eating
December 10, 2009
A weight-loss support organization offers 10 tips for a healthy holiday season.
Commuter forecast for December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009
The roads on your morning commute will be slippery ones as most are at least partially snowpacked and icy. Give yourself some extra time and space for the drive and be safe out there on this cold Thursday morning.
Top ‘Cat among KC’s best
December 10, 2009
Some of the biggest names in Kansas City football packed the gym Tuesday at Olathe North High School for the 27th annual Simone Awards celebration.
‘She deserves our support’
Co-workers, PTO organize benefit for schoolteacher
December 10, 2009
Debbie Folk loves her first-graders at Edwardsville Elementary School.
Worker pay discussion stirs debate for council
December 10, 2009
Discussion at the end of Monday night’s Basehor City Council work session heated up as council members debated a possible employee raise.
Wristen: For Leppke, reward comes four years later
December 10, 2009
Basehor-Linwood football coach Steve Hopkins has told the story dozens of times before, but on Tuesday it was worth reliving once more.
Time to look at the roof
December 10, 2009
A good roof is your home’s best protection from the elements.
BSHS club’s goodwill to benefit the community
December 10, 2009
When Linda Orangkhadivi arrived at her classroom door Tuesday morning, she was greeted with seven plastic bags filled with hats, gloves and scarves.
Homeowners grapple with fear of deer hunters
December 10, 2009
Janice and Richard Meleta are afraid to walk on the property that surrounds their Basehor home.
Public works ready for winter
December 10, 2009
During a time when much activity slows down, the Basehor Public Works Department is full steam ahead with winter street services.
Neighbors: Carol Courtney
December 10, 2009
Neighbors with Miller’s Too owner Carol Courtney
Speedway tickets on sale Tuesday
December 10, 2009
Tickets for the 2010 season at Kansas Speedway will go on sale Tuesday, Dec. 15.
Students take LCDC field trip
December 10, 2009
Since seventh grade, Haley Hart, a senior at Basehor-Linwood High School, has known that she wanted to work with babies.
New turnpike interchange slated to open soon
December 10, 2009
The Kansas Turnpike Authority plans to open its new multimillion-dollar Tonganoxie/Eudora interchange east of Lawrence in a matter of weeks, once its new automated payment machines can reliably count loose change.
BLHS, BES teachers receive awards through VFW
December 10, 2009
The Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 announces its local student and teacher winners in the VFW’s annual national contests.
Basehor VFW announces essay contest winners
December 10, 2009
The Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 has selected its winners in the Patriot’s Pen contest.
Letter: Helping hand thanks
December 10, 2009
Letter to the editor
Storm keeps city workers busy
December 10, 2009
Winter weather hit full force early this week with snowfall and sleet on Monday and Tuesday.
Metro Prep Classic tips off today in Bonner Springs
Tourney includes some of top talent in Kansas City area
December 10, 2009
It began as a vision by former Bonner Springs High School activities director Garold Baker.
Dancer to make fifth appearance in ‘Nutcracker’
December 10, 2009
Madison Epp, of Bonner Springs, has danced her way through four “Nutcracker” productions at Kansas City Ballet.
State championship defense begins today for Bobcat boys
December 10, 2009
On the bus ride back to Basehor-Linwood High School from the state capital last summer where the team was honored by state legislators for winning the Class 4A state championship, returning players began talking about Emporia.
BLHS boys basketball to be Game of the Week
December 10, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball game against Lansing on Friday, Dec. 18, will be the Sunflower Broadband Channel 6 high school game of the week.
Bonner Springs takes 7th, Basehor 8th at Kaw Valley League Dual Tourney
December 10, 2009
After opening the season by sweeping Basehor-Linwood and Piper in wrestling duals, the Bonner Springs Braves closed out a busy week by competing at the Kaw Valley League Dual Tournament Saturday at Turner High School.
Five-second vacation’ brings calm in chaotic world
December 10, 2009
The season in which we find ourselves is a season of peace, a time of hope. In a war-torn world, with an economy in chaos and health care reform seriously challenged, it may seem difficult, if not impossible, to find a sense of inner calm.
Presents present change
December 10, 2009
For many, this is the busiest time of the year. If you combine a variety of special Christmas events with work and shopping, some folks are simply overwhelmed.
Stressed out at holidays? These tips help you cope
December 10, 2009
The holiday season has arrived. For many people the holidays are all about fun, family, friends and food. Yet for others it can be a time of stress, loneliness and frustration.
Powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas is first test for Basehor-Linwood girls
December 10, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team faces a daunting task at 6:30 p.m. today when it opens its season against powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas at the Saints Classic.
Wreath ceremony taking place in Leavenworth
December 10, 2009
Basehor fifth-grade teacher Michelle Ablard and her students have organized another tribute to fallen veterans.
Chamber of Commerce to have holiday dinner
December 10, 2009
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce has planned its annual dinner and silent auction.
Republican Women plan Christmas luncheon
December 10, 2009
The Leavenworth County Republican Women will have a Christmas luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 14 at the American Legion, 418 Cherokee.
BLMS wrestlers turn in top-four finishes
December 10, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School wrestling team battled to a second-place finish out of 12 teams at the Bonner Springs Invitational.
Remember when
December 10, 2009
Area events from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago