Archive for Thursday, July 30, 2009

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County looks at raising taxes
1 mill increase to pay for new EMS station
July 30, 2009
Facing massive $3.5 million shortfall in revenue the Leavenworth County Commissioners have made drastic cuts in the 2010 budget and are looking at a 1 mill increase.
75-year-old man held in murder case from 1990
July 30, 2009
In a case chock full of twists and turns, a Kansas City, Mo., man is accused of helping in a nearly 20-year-old murder case.
Commuter Forecast for July 30, 2009
July 30, 2009
We won’t need the windshield wipers on this sunny Thursday, but there will be some serious delays due to road work.
BLHS ace pitcher earns roster spot on elite squad
July 30, 2009
Tyler Henley received the phone call that he was hoping for earlier this month.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
July 30, 2009
Basehor City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3.
Neighbors: Jeanne Dunbar
July 30, 2009
Jeanne Dunbar is the Storytime coordinator at the Bonner Springs City Library.
BSHS grad Starks named all-conference
July 30, 2009
Bonner Springs native and University of St. Mary softball player Tiffany Starks recently was named to the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference second team.
BLHS softball coach invited to speak at state coaches’ clinic
July 30, 2009
Susan Mayberry has built a perennial winner at Basehor-Linwood High School.
County republican to have town hall meeting Monday
July 30, 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 Lansing Community Center in Lansing.
Fish dumped on drive of Linwood residence
July 30, 2009
Something fishy took place earlier this month at a Linwood residence, prompting a call to authorities.
Five questions: Value added
July 30, 2009
Bob Weber, Leavenworth County appraiser, takes over top appraisal post in county
32-year-old arrested for threatening grandma
July 30, 2009
A Linwood man is under arrest for threatening his grandmother and possessing marijuana, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s officers report.
Side Pockets closes; blames economy
July 30, 2009
As more new businesses pop up in the area, one long-standing Bonner Springs business has finally become a product of the current economy.
No brakes? No problem for area cyclists
July 30, 2009
By the time he had finished his first 500-meter time trial — one and a half loops around the 333-meter grass and dirt track — Jef Bishop was wheezing.
All things new: LCDC focuses on plan to bring county commercial progress
July 30, 2009
Along with a new look, the Leavenworth County Development Corporation has a new focus in its mission to bring commercial development to the county.
Youth hit by car at party
July 30, 2009
A Basehor youth was hit by a vehicle Saturday at a private residence in rural Basehor.
Falcon Lakes to conduct golf clinic
July 30, 2009
Falcon Lakes Golf Course will conduct a junior golf clinic from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 3-5.
County ethics commission appoints new member
July 30, 2009
Janey Humphries has been appointed to the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., Ethics Commission for a four-year term. The appointment is effective Aug. 6 and comes at the term expiration of former member Mary Ann Slattery.
School district begins recycling program
July 30, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood School District is making an effort to become greener.
Schaake to play at St. Mary’s
July 30, 2009
Linwood High School boys basketball standout Chandler Schaake has made his college choice official.
Businesses move forward at Bonner development site
July 30, 2009
Progress is moving forward on the Bonner Springs Pointe development project, north of Kansas Avenue and across the street from Wal-Mart.
I lived in a time when …
July 30, 2009
On July 26, 2009, I was lucky enough to have an 81st birthday.
Rural locale entices music video crew
July 30, 2009
Los Angeles, New York and Nashville may now have to tip their hats to another area recently added to the list of popular music-making locations. Well, music video-making locations that is.
Area firefighters battle training program
July 30, 2009
A blanket of fire bellows as it climbs the walls and envelops the room. Smoke plumes in every corner, thick and pungent. People trapped inside the structure scream for help. And this is just training.
Beckham, KC give big show on small stage
July 30, 2009
It was more than an hour before kickoff, but the stands already were beginning to fill and the concourse was crowded.
Remember When
July 30, 2009
10 Years Ago (July 29, 1999): Susan Berry, principal, announced the plans for enrollment at Sacred Heart School.
Speeding history
July 30, 2009
>There was no observance of this centennial. Yet, what the Bonner Springs City Council did a century ago still is part of our everyday lives. And, yes, while the conditions have changed dramatically, it will always be controversial.
Student assists with ‘Rent’
July 30, 2009
Emily Lackner, Basehor, is assisting with the Highland Community College production of “Rent.”