Archive for Thursday, July 23, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009
Highway 24 could pose problems, but work along K-10 should be wrapped up.
Wizards set to welcome Beckham, LA Galaxy
July 23, 2009
The biggest name in soccer, David Beckham, will pay a visit to CommunityAmerica Ballpark at 8 p.m. Saturday when the Kansas City Wizards play host to the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Master gardeners visit library, provide homegrown advice
July 23, 2009
Herbs aren’t just enjoyable to eat and pair with select cuisine. These natural additives are also interesting conversation pieces.
Village West Rotary has new officers
July 23, 2009
Craig Gaffney, regional president for Country Club Bank, has been sworn in as the fourth president of the Village West Rotary Club.
KCKCC plans annual spring break trip
July 23, 2009
Kansas City Kansas Community College’s 38th Annual Spring Break Trip Abroad will take travelers to Peru and the historic “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Pichu.
Neighbors: Jim Jenkins
July 23, 2009
Neighbors with Jim Jenkins.
Milestone moment
July 23, 2009
Friday’s opening of Wolf Creek Market place is a special event in the making of a new Basehor. Sometime ago it was said that if the grocery store fails, it will be the fault of the citizens of Basehor for not supporting it. I believe it is not the responsibility of the city or its citizens to make this business successful.
Restaurant is golden
July 23, 2009
To the editor: I just had to write and let you know what a great local restaurant we have: Golden China. I’m not a relative, but I am a happy customer.
Praise for columnist
July 23, 2009
To the editor: I have read the Chieftain as long as we have lived here.
Visitors take to the river at new waterpark
July 23, 2009
Riding a tube around an 1,800-foot river and sliding down a completely black, enclosed water slide were the most popular experiences to be had last week during a sneak peek of the new Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark.
Holiday celebration a success
July 23, 2009
We wish to express appreciation to all those who helped with the annual Fourth of July celebration. First, a thank you to the City of Basehor for their donation to help pay for the fireworks and to the Basehor Police Department and Officer Greg Hallgrimson for directing traffic and leading the parade.
Late rally lifts Kansas Kaos to victory over KC Shockers
July 23, 2009
The Kansas Kaos got a win this past weekend, but it was not a thing of beauty.
Qualifying under way for 33rd annual WyCo Open
July 23, 2009
Qualifying is now under way for the 33rd annual Wyandotte County Open golf tournament, which will take place Aug. 8-9 at Sunflower Hills Golf Course.
Groom wins sixth title in a row at Sunflower
July 23, 2009
Steve Groom, the winner of three consecutive Wyandotte County Open championships, continued his string of trifectas by winning his third straight Sunflower Hills club championship on Sunday.
Basehor tax rebate a mistake
July 23, 2009
To the editor: I am writing in regard to the article in the Sentinel on June 18 about the council considering a tax rebate program. I feel it’s a very bad idea for the following reasons.
Bonner restaurant weighs in with ‘Ultimate Destroyer’ sandwich
July 23, 2009
It may be called the destroyer, but the new Papa Bob’s BBQ sandwich that challenges people to eat six-and-a-half pounds of food in 45 minutes is designed to do just the opposite.
Second library music group hits park stage July 24
July 23, 2009
Grand Marquis will be the next band to perform in the Basehor Community Library’s summer concert series. Grand Marquis will play from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 24 at the Basehor City Park.
Church to have celebration in honor of land purchase
July 23, 2009
Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Basehor has purchased 80 acres on the northwest corner of 147th Street and Leavenworth Road to build a new church. One year ago, St. Martin Lutheran Church and Emmaus Lutheran Church in Bonner Springs merged to form Risen Savior Lutheran Church.
Basehor VFW creates new informative Web site
July 23, 2009
The Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 has a new Web site for the public: vfw11499.org.
Tree selection, care tips offered at August seminar
July 23, 2009
An educational seminar, Tree Selection and Care in Northeast Kansas, is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the 4-H building, 101 4-H Road, Lansing.
Creative Promotions starts business with a bang
July 23, 2009
With the cutting of the ribbon, Creative Promotions made its entrance into the Basehor business scene.
Museum schedules two live bluegrass concerts
July 23, 2009
The Basehor Historical Museum will have two live performances starting at 6:30 p.m. July 23 and July 30.
Second teacher suspended during investigation into inappropriate relationship with student
July 23, 2009
Another teacher in the Basehor-Linwood School District has been suspended in connection to allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior with a student.
Resort to bring revenue, 2,000 jobs to the area
July 23, 2009
Currently an entity in and of itself, Schlitterbahn Waterpark will, during the next two years, become a focal point of an entire Schlitterbahn Vacation Village.
Remember When
July 23, 2009
10 Years Ago, Sandy Polley was elected president of the USD 204 (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville) Board of Education. Kerry Mueller was the new president of USD 458 (Basehor-Linwood) Board of Education.
Golf event honors memory of student’s death
July 23, 2009
About 200 Basehor community members gathered Friday at Falcon Lakes Country Club to honor the memory of a 9-year-old boy who suddenly died earlier this year.
Watson gave Kansas City fans a reason to dream once more
July 23, 2009
I was 5 years old when the Kansas City Royals won the World Series.
Mill Valley Returns to top of KVL standings
July 23, 2009
Lansing High may have won more league titles, but Mill Valley returned to its place on the Kaw Valley League throne for the 2008-2009 school year, earning The World Company Newspapers’ annual KVL Athletics Department of the Year award for the fifth time in the six years of the award’s existence.
Extension office offers pasture management workshop
July 23, 2009
A workshop, Making the Most of your Acreage: Pasture Management 101, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie.
Postal Services’ mailing options discussed at chamber meeting
July 23, 2009
The United States Postal Service has more options for personal and business use than one might think.
Lake Forest, Bonner swimmers finish 2-3
July 23, 2009
The Lake Forest Sharks and Bonner Springs Dolphins have grown accustomed to finishing side by side in the standings at the Lake and Country Club Swimming Championships in recent years.
T-Bones to honor Kansas City A’s at game Aug. 8
July 23, 2009
The Kansas City T-Bones, a Northern League baseball team, will pay homage to Kansas City’s original major league baseball franchise, the Kansas City A’s, on Aug. 8 when they play host to the second annual Kansas City A’s Reunion Night at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
Grocery opens to relief of owners
July 23, 2009
Friday morning marked the official arrival of Basehor’s first grocery store in eight years.
The importance of Vitamin D
July 23, 2009
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin found in some foods and can be made in your body after exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun.
Council making personnel changes
July 23, 2009
Basehor City Council members made two key personnel decisions Monday, deciding to pursue a prospect from Hays as the next city administrator and firing Basehor’s planning director.
Varsity Post 199 wins Zone Tournament championship
Three from Basehor help summer squad to state tournament
July 23, 2009
A team composed of players from Basehor-Linwood, Tonganoxie and Piper high schools is headed to the American Legion Baseball State Tournament.
Surviving mistakes
July 23, 2009
While it is difficult to admit, there are some things which we extremely mature persons can no longer accomplish. While never admitting to old age — that’s just a state of mind — I know that I cannot race up steps, play a competitive game of basketball or crawl around the floor.
Museum continues summer extended business hours
July 23, 2009
The Basehor Historical Museum, 2812 N. 155th St., will continue its extended hours through the month of July to give visitors more opportunities to come view the museum’s exhibits.