Archive for Thursday, December 17, 2009

Also from December 17

Obituaries
On the street
Polls

What is your favorite Christmas carol?

Response Percent
“Silent Night”
 
64%
Other carol
 
14%
“Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
 
11%
“Walking in a Winter Wonderland”
 
7%
“Jingle Bells”
 
1%
Total 68
Videos

All stories

Tonganoxie/Eudora Kansas Turnpike interchange to open on Dec. 29
December 17, 2009
Drivers using the new Exit 212, which connects with a rebuilt Leavenworth County Road 1, will not see any turnpike toll collectors on site. Instead, the interchange will be equipped with automated payment machines, similar to ATMs at banks or self-payment machines at grocery stores.
Rummage sale to benefit area resident battling cancer
December 17, 2009
A two-day rummage sale benefiting Herman Smithey will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19. Smithey is a Kansas City, Kan., resident who is battling cancer.
Commuter Forecast for December 17, 2009
December 17, 2009
Today’s commute might include temperatures into the 30s, a pleasant change from the frigid temperatures of the past week.
Weary legs, cold night costly for BLHS girls against MVHS
December 17, 2009
The uncharacteristically bitter December weather drifted into the Mill Valley High School gymnasium and took its toll on the Jaguars and Basehor-Linwood Bobcats Monday night.
Sixteen minutes of magic as Bobcats beat Jags
Four games in five days not a problem as Basehor-Linwood boys win, 65-40
December 17, 2009
All in all, Mike McBride liked what he saw.
Capital campaign misses mark, fails to produce
December 17, 2009
In 1998, the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame’s governing board started proceedings for launching a capital campaign, meant to raise at least $5 million.
Poultry museum offers ray of hope
December 17, 2009
Many question how the Poultry Museum, a new addition to the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame museum that opened in May, could have opened while the center was facing such financial hardship.
Wreaths placed to honor fallen soldiers
December 17, 2009
Snow crunched under the feet of visitors Saturday at Leavenworth National Cemetery as they moved toward the site of what has become an annual event.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
December 17, 2009
Basehor City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21.
Neighbors: Daniel Stueckemann
December 17, 2009
Daniel Stueckemann is the Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars quartermaster.
Five Questions: Defensive driving
December 17, 2009
Bill Kennedy, driving instructor with Drive-Right School of Johnson County, offers safety tips for driving this winter season in bad weather.
Red Cross organizes holiday greetings for local heroes
December 17, 2009
The American Red Cross -Wyandotte County Chapter will be delivering more than 2,000 holiday greetings to local service men and women this holiday season.
Warmth, spirit of Christmas season neede during gloomy winter months
December 17, 2009
These recent dark days cast a similar darkness across my soul.
Chamber raises money, appoints new members
December 17, 2009
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce Christmas raised $1,292 through a silent auction Dec. 10 at its annual Christmas dinner.
Animal shelter waiving cat, kitten adoption fees
December 17, 2009
For a limited time, Leavenworth Animal Control is waiving the adoption fee for all adoptable cats and kittens at the facility.
Area graduates receuve degrees from K-State
December 17, 2009
Several area students graduated from Kansas State University with more than 1,250 others in December.
Winery raises funds at cookie sale
December 17, 2009
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery is usually filled with palatable beverages, but Saturday the winery was stocked with a different kind of delectable treat.
BLHS boys belong with big schools at Emporia Invitational
December 17, 2009
The challenge the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team met last week of playing in the Emporia Invitational culminated in a 52-37 win against Emporia in the third-place game.
Kerry Roberts Basketball results
December 17, 2009
Results from the Dec. 5, 2009 Kerry Roberts Basketball League games.
Sounds of the season
December 17, 2009
On Sunday, Dec. 13, we enjoyed the 14th Annual Community Christmas Concert at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Leavenworth.
Remember When
December 17, 2009
10 Years Ago (Dec. 16, 1999): Area businesses and governmental agencies were hard at work preparing computer systems to withstand the Y2K threat.
Remembering Y2K
December 17, 2009
Just a decade ago we were all in a dither. As we moved toward the end of the 20th century, we weren’t sure what was going to happen. Now, just 10 years later, there are many who have completely forgotten about the great Y2K scare. If you remember, we weren’t exactly sure what would happen, and there were many who predicted our technology-based society would be rushing back toward the dark ages as computers failed.
Students request smoke-free policy
December 17, 2009
Students at Basehor-Linwood High School are advocating a smoke-free district.
Despite tough years, KC Bindery holds it together
December 17, 2009
It’s been a tough road for Phil Self getting his custom mailing and bindery business started.
Drought of dollars
As funding, attendance dry up, Ag Hall’s survival in danger
December 17, 2009
Wearing a coat to keep himself warm inside the east wing of the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame museum, education coordinator Lee Sigley offers his take on the current state of affairs at the center.