Archive for Thursday, January 15, 2009

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KVL Insider
January 15, 2009
The Kaw Valley League basketball race is beginning to develop some clarity. Chris Wristen and Benton Smith try to sort through it all.
Commuter forecast, January 15, 2008
January 15, 2009
Temperatures are cold this morning, but there aren’t any issues traveling from Lawrence to Topeka or Kansas City. Currently, everything is on time at MCI in Kansas City.
Holland takes committee posts
January 15, 2009
Newly elected 3rd District State Senator Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, has been named to four standing committees and two joint committees for the 2009 legislative session.
Two of three open spots attract board hopefuls
Two current members decide against re-election
January 15, 2009
Upcoming Basehor-Linwood School Board elections see two members choosing not to see re-election.
BLHS boasts two champs
January 15, 2009
After a three-week winter break, the Basehor-Linwood High School wrestling team returned to the mat with emphasis on Saturday at the Dick Burns Mat Classic at the Bonner Springs YMCA.
Basehor girls stay unbeaten
January 15, 2009
Basehor-Linwood won a free-throw shooting contest on Tuesday night against Bishop Ward.
Library plans eagle celebration
January 15, 2009
Live eagle presentations to be part of Eagle Day celebration
A child’s character follows into future
January 15, 2009
It is well over a decade ago that a middle school youngster sat in my office and talked haltingly about his cheating at school. He was there because he had had a bout of guilt that would not leave him; not until he had admitted what he had done.
Protect our young drivers
January 15, 2009
The past three years several organizations interested in reducing crashes involving young drivers, including AAA, have advocated strengthening the Kansas graduated driver licensing (GDL) system before the Kansas Legislature.
Marillac Center offers program
January 15, 2009
Richard Johnson, Ph.D., president of the Association of Lifelong Adult Ministry, will present “Discovering your spiritual strengths,” from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Marillac Center, 4200 S. Fourth St., Leavenworth.
Smoking bans need state-wide standardization
January 15, 2009
The number of Kansas communities that have passed or are considering smoking bans fuels discussion of legislation that would impose such a ban statewide.
Band announces annual jazz night
January 15, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood High School Jazz Band will have its annual Jazz Night at 7 p.m. Feb. 22, at the high school.
Title defense at stake for BLHS at Bobcat Invitational tourney
January 15, 2009
In addition to the Kaw Valley League championships, the Basehor-Linwood boys and girls basketball teams swept some additional titles last year.
Jenkins tapped for assignment
January 15, 2009
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins was named to the House Committee on Financial Services, which oversees all aspects of the nation’s housing and financial services sectors.
Library group gives outlet to Basehor writers
January 15, 2009
Saturday was a quiet morning at the Basehor Community Library. Only the soft murmur of voices and the sound of pencil on paper could be heard inside the doors.
Library plays host to King presentation
January 15, 2009
The Basehor Community Library will play host to a program honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the library.
On the agenda
January 15, 2009
The Basehor City Council will have a regular meeting Thursday, Jan. 22.
Bobcat powerlifters strongest at tourney
January 15, 2009
Basehor-Linwood’s gymnasium was transformed from a basketball court into a weight room on Saturday, with powerlifters from throughout northeast Kansas participating in the Bobcat Invitational competition.
Glenwood Ridge Elementary Honor Roll
January 15, 2009
Glenwood Ridge Elementary announces its 2009 honor roll students.
Basehor Elementary Honor Roll
January 15, 2009
Basehor Elementary announces its honor roll students for grades K-6.
Bonner Springs swimmers look to get healthy, improve
January 15, 2009
This time of year you always hear the same thing about people being sick: “Oh, it’s really going around right now.”
New Year’s resolutions put to psychology test
January 15, 2009
Another new year brings another list of resolutions for many people. Too often, those lists include habits for some sort of ‘change’ and are abandoned by the end of the next week. Too often, we try to make dramatic changes without making the most important change first…changing our minds.
Pine disease prevents species from thriving in Kansas
January 15, 2009
Today we start a two-part series about one of the most popular trees in Kansas, the pine tree, and some of the disease problems pines face.
Rewiring likely to bring about unforeseen consequences
January 15, 2009
In much the same way that the erection of a national electrical grid a century ago wrought wholesale changes in society, so are nascent changes in the Internet likely to wreak big changes in the future.
Former teacher sentenced in case of child molestation
January 15, 2009
Friday morning marked the end of a three-year scandal surrounding a former Basehor Elementary fifth-grade teacher accused of inappropriately touching his students.
Advisory Council schedules meeting
January 15, 2009
The Wyandotte/Leavenworth Areawide Advisory Council with the Agency on Aging, will have its next meeting at 10 a.m. Jan. 28, at the West Wyandotte Branch Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kan.
Safe removal of children a must in war
January 15, 2009
There are times when I’m not able to focus on the news, particularly when war situations are being shown. The sight of tiny children, wounded and outright killed, or traumatized by the death of their parents and siblings is an overwhelming picture of the real damages of war.
Fun on the prison ballfield
January 15, 2009
The inmates always cheered for us and yelled at their own players.
Divided memory causes headaches
January 15, 2009
If you ask me if I know who was the commanding general of the Union army at the first battle of Bull Run or who killed President Garfield, the answer is yes. If you further query me about when Bonner Springs or Edwardsville was incorporated or what the starting lineup of the Bonner Springs High School basketball team was in the 1984 state championship game, again I can perform flawlessly.
Wyandotte County Democrats to meet
January 15, 2009
The January Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast will be Saturday, Jan. 17, at Granny’s Chicken, 1340 Village West Parkway.
Recreation signup begins Jan. 26
January 15, 2009
Field of Dreams is distributing recreation registration forms to all Basehor area schools on Jan. 26. Recreation forms are also available on the Field of Dreams Web site, playfod.net, starting Jan. 26.
Pierce, ‘Cats calm Cyclones
January 15, 2009
With three seconds left in the third quarter, Anthony Pierce shot from half court.
Bobcat Classic wrestling tourney opens Friday
January 15, 2009
On the Kansas Wresting Coaches Association Web site, which is dedicated to keeping high school wrestling fans abreast of the news, a simple poll question is asked: In your opinion, which Kansas tournament is the toughest?
Fees considered for full-day kindergarten
January 15, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood School District is getting closer to a resolution on offering full-day kindergarten district-wide.