Archive for Thursday, February 5, 2009

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Commuter forecast, February 4, 2008
February 5, 2009
No problems are anticipated on the roads this morning. Temperatures are quite warm this morning for your commute. There will be some gusty winds today, but the mild temperatures should make for a nice day.
Kaw Valley League basketball standings
February 5, 2009
Kaw Valley League boys and girls basketball scores and standings, updated as of Feb. 4, 2009.
Poe provides spark
Sophomore guard gives Basehor girls a boost in skid-snapping victory over Tonganoxie
February 5, 2009
Courtney Poe turned in a breakout performance for the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team on Tuesday in helping the Bobcats bust out of a losing streak.
Parent-teacher conferences start wednesday
February 5, 2009
It’s time for parent-teacher conferences throughout the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School District. All conferences will be on Wednesday, Feb. 11, and Thursday, Feb. 12.
Sebelius doesn’t rule out Cabinet job
Governor, rumored to be back in running for administration post, spars with GOP
February 5, 2009
The departure of Tom Daschle as President Barack Obama’s nominee for secretary of health and human services on Tuesday fueled speculation that Gov. Kathleen Sebelius may be picked for the job.
Coal fight rekindles in House commitee
February 5, 2009
A Sunflower Electric Power Corp. executive said Wednesday that legislation designed to allow the company to build two coal-burning power plants was needed to establish the rule of law and protect freedom.
MAYB Basketball announces tournaments
February 5, 2009
Mid-America Youth Basketball has tournaments coming up in the Kansas City area. All tournaments are open to third- through eighth-grade boys and girls.
BLHS basketball can be seen on TV
February 5, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood High School boys basketball team will be featured in the 6News High School Game of the Week on Friday, Feb. 20.
BLMS Boys Basketball
February 5, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School seventh-grade varsity boys basketball team continues to pile up victories.
Salvation Army selling jeans
February 5, 2009
More than 6,000 pairs of jeans will be on sale starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at The Salvation Army, 600 Walnut, Leavenworth.
Chief’s Corner
February 5, 2009
The most common threat to our homes is burglary. During the past few weeks, we have taken several calls where burglaries have occurred in the homes of Basehor residents. The Leavenworth County Sheriffs Office is also reporting several burglaries in the surrounding areas.
Public meeting scheduled about Glenwood Estates
February 5, 2009
Leavenworth County in cooperation with the city of Basehor will have a public meeting to discuss the decommissioning of the Glenwood Estates sewer lagoons.
Wastewater plant work reported on schedule
February 5, 2009
Construction for the Basehor wastewater treatment plant expansion is on schedule.
Newsmakers
February 5, 2009
Local people have been making a name for themselves at various academic institutions and in area organizations.
Basehor VFW plans Karaoke Night
February 5, 2009
The Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars is having a Karaoke Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the VFW hall.
Area hunters to take aim at Squirrel Scramble
February 5, 2009
Squirrels beware: Tonganoxie’s third annual Squirrel Scramble is coming Saturday. Teams of two will be competing to see who can bag the heaviest 10 squirrels.
BLHS lifters sweep Royal Valley titles
February 5, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood powerlifting team adds to an already successful year with two first-place plaques
Basehor third-grader dies as result of asthma attack
February 5, 2009
Basehor Police Chief Lloyd Martley said Jared R. McDonnell, 9, went into cardiac arrest on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 1.
Moon Marble schedules “Marble Crazy” event
February 5, 2009
Moon Marble Company will present its ninth annual “Marble Crazy” from noon to 9 p.m. March 6, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 7, at 600 E. Front St.
Remember when
February 5, 2009
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood and Edwardsville.
Seaton takes 3rd at G.C.
February 5, 2009
In a Garden City High wrestling tournament, a Basehor-Linwood wrestler placed third
Fertilizer seminar set in Leavenworth
February 5, 2009
Seminar on “Maximizing Return on Your Fertilizer Dollar” is coming to Leavenworth
Research buoys use of mulch
February 5, 2009
Columnist and tree expert Mike Epler cites the use of mulch as one of the best ways to help maintain the health of a tree
4-H Notes
February 5, 2009
Notes of the Basehor Rustlers 4-H Club
Newspapers reveal new look
Sentinel, Chieftain now printed in tabloid format
February 5, 2009
The Chieftain and Basehor Sentinel will now sport a brand-new, but smaller look
Press should show respect for private lives
February 5, 2009
How private should the lives of public people be? Depends.
ACT Test time
Teacher gives tips on getting ready for exam
February 5, 2009
Basehor-Linwood High School teacher Rebecca Knowles used to teach an ACT prep course at BLHS. She offers tips for students who are preparing to take the ACT exam on Saturday morning.
More entrepreneurs needed
February 5, 2009
The only answer to the country’s economic ills is more people starting new businesses and services.
McBride not satisfied depite latest Bobcat triumph
February 5, 2009
When Basehor-Linwood boys basketball coach Mike McBride exited the locker room on Tuesday night after his team’s matchup with rival Tonganoxie, he didn’t seem pleased.
Planners change platting approach
February 5, 2009
The Basehor Planning Commission is taking a different approach to one of the city’s newest projects.
Strutting their stuff
Dazzlers tackle competition, win award
February 5, 2009
To dazzle means to excite admiration by brilliance. That’s exactly what the Basehor-Linwood Dazzlers did at their most recent dance competitions.