Archive for Thursday, January 8, 2009

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Basehor boys fall to Sumner Academy, 58-47
January 8, 2009
Basehor-Linwood boys basketball coach Mike McBride doesn’t believe in moral victories.
Bobcats too sharp for Sabres
BLHS girls stay unbeaten thanks to big third quarter
January 8, 2009
After a sluggish first half, the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team pulled away from Sumner Academy in the third quarter on Tuesday en route to a 48-36 victory.
Representative urges state to reduce spending costs
January 8, 2009
As the upcoming legislative session approaches, Rep. Owen Donohoe has one thing to say to the state of Kansas: Stop spending so much money.
School construction stays on schedule
January 8, 2009
Though it looks like nothing more than a few towering piles of dirt, the new Basehor-Linwood intermediate school is coming along quickly.
On the agenda
January 8, 2009
Basehor City Council work session and school board meeting
BLHS grad Douglas prepares to play for legendary coach
January 8, 2009
Throughout last football season, Kansas State redshirt freshman Ethan Douglas blocked the program’s best defensive lineman.
GOP to play host to town-hall meeting
January 8, 2009
The Leavenworth County Republican Party Central Committee will play host to a town-hall meeting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 N. Esplanade St., Leavenworth.
Residential permits low in 2008; nonresidential permits increase
January 8, 2009
The year 2008 proved to be both positive and negative for the Basehor City Planning Commission with an increase in one area of development and a decrease in another.
Confidence outweighs experience
January 8, 2009
Teams that lose four starters aren’t supposed to be this cool.
Powerlifting season kicks off Saturday at BLHS
January 8, 2009
The sounds of weights slamming on racks and athletes yelling for each other at Basehor-Linwood High School on Saturday will signal the return of competitive powerlifting to the school.
Wolf Creek public hearing draws big crowd
January 8, 2009
Basehor City Hall was packed Monday night as residents gathered to take turns putting in their two cents about the transportation development district for Wolf Creek Junction.
Commissioner prepares for role in 3rd District
January 8, 2009
John Flower once again will be attending the Monday morning meeting of the Leavenworth County Commissioner, but he won’t be sitting in the audience.
Escapee pleads to federal charges
January 8, 2009
A Lansing Correctional Facility inmate who made a short-lived but celebrated escape from custody with a prison volunteer has pleaded guilty to a federal charge associated with the escape.
Sunflower State Games seeks entries for healthy essay contest
January 8, 2009
The Sunflower State Games, a statewide amateur sports festival for Kansans of all ages and skill levels, announces the topics and the deadline for the 2009 Healthy Essay Contest sponsored by the Kansas Department of Heath and Education.
Annual Eagle Day scheduled Jan. 17 at Schlagle Library
January 8, 2009
The eighth annual Eagle Day celebration will be Jan. 17, at the Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library in Kansas City, Kan.
Unjust portrayal
January 8, 2009
To the editor: The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council (GKCIC) has recently become aware of the release and circulation of a DVD, “Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West.” Twenty-eight million copies of this DVD, through paid advertisement by the Clarion Fund, have been distributed by way of more than 70 newspapers across America.
New Year’s resolutions
January 8, 2009
Did you keep all the resolutions you made a year ago? Do you even remember what resolutions you made a year ago?
Lansing author enjoys life dream come true
January 8, 2009
A mixture of curiosity and wild imagination is all it took for Joan Hunsaker to fall in love with writing.
GOP women to meet Jan. 19
January 8, 2009
The Leavenworth County Republican Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at the Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth.
Learning aside from homework
January 8, 2009
He bends over the paper. We read the instructions: If you take the g from goat and replace it with a c, what do you get? We devise the answer and go on to the next question. We are leaning over the counter at Magnum Opus, an unlikely but perfectly suitable environment to be doing such work.
Land camera grounded in digital age
January 8, 2009
You can tell the world is moving very, very fast when a modern technological marvel of just a few decades ago is now obsolete. I recently read that the Polaroid camera is no longer being manufactured and that film won’t be available much longer. In short, the Polaroid camera, which was once the emblem of photographic progress and has since become somewhat of a status symbol, is now on the scrap heap of history.