Archive for Thursday, March 26, 2009

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Dollar General killers receive life in prison
March 26, 2009
Robert Haberlein and John Backus received sentences of life in prison Tuesday for the November 2005 murder of Robin Bell.
Dollar General murderers get life terms
March 26, 2009
Two men were sentenced Thursday to life terms for the murder of a Dollar General Store employee in Bonner Springs on the night of Nov. 11, 2005, at the store.
Leavenworth County included in winter storm watch
March 26, 2009
Leavenworth County is included in a winter storm watch beginning late Friday and ending Saturday evening
Winter storm watch issued for weekend
March 26, 2009
Don’t believe the calendar: It may be spring but the metro area could receive up to 8 inches of snow overnight Friday and into Saturday.
Commuter forecast, March 26, 2009
March 26, 2009
This morning’s commute will be quiet, but a significant storm system is heading our way. We could see a wintry mix settling over us for the weekend. Delays at MCI are expected.
‘Cats are best of the KVL
March 26, 2009
Basehor-Linwood senior boys basketball players Chandler Schaake and Tanner Bowers concluded their careers the way high school basketball players dream about — with a state championship.
Five questions: Food Facts
March 26, 2009
Students get lesson on how meals are made
Neighbors: Brandy Bass
March 26, 2009
Brandy Bass, a third-grade teacher in the Olathe school district, is featured in Neighbors.
Incumbent looking forward to future
March 26, 2009
Incumbent Gary Johnson is seeking re-election for the Basehor-Linwood School Board in the hope that he can continue to help the board do positive work.
Wyandotte County image key to future development
March 26, 2009
Wyandotte County has dealt with the economic recession fairly well, but it has some image and reputation issues to conquer.
Leavenworth County awarded stimulus money from KDOT for projects
March 26, 2009
After the Mid-America Regional Council bypassed Leavenworth County for any of the $24 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the Kansas Department of Transportation announced Tuesday it would be giving the county $1.28 million for various projects.
New coach is familiar face to Basehor-Linwood golfers
March 26, 2009
After serving as a pseudo assistant coach for the last few years, Bruce Courtney is the Basehor-Linwood boys golf team’s new coach this season.
T-Bones announce Championship Weekend
March 26, 2009
The Kansas City T-Bones, the 2008 Northern League champions, have announced plans to commemorate the title with fans.
Letter: Finley column will be missed
March 26, 2009
Resident says he will miss columns by Jim Finley.
Mayor abusing position, power
March 26, 2009
On March 16 in the City of Basehor council meeting, Mayor Chris Garcia read and entered into the record a letter of response to The Sentinel’s interview of mayoral candidate Iris Dysart in the Feb. 12 issue. The fact that he is attempting to influence the mayoral election using his office to do so is a serious breach of ethics.
7 starters back for BLHS softball
March 26, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood softball team returns a nucleus of players from last season’s team that finished with a 12-10 record and concluded the year with a loss to Perry-Lecompton in the Class 4A regional semifinals.
Basehor library organizes yearly spring book sale
March 26, 2009
The Basehor Community Library is having a Spring Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 5.
Watch out for pranks
March 26, 2009
Next Wednesday is a day when many Americans will be very alert to their surroundings. Unless things have changed, grade school teachers will certainly be on alert. While it isn’t truly a holiday, most of us will certainly be cognizant that it is Wednesday, April 1 — April Fools’ Day.
Recycling ends soon
March 26, 2009
During the first week of April, recycling in Basehor will be discontinued, and residents will no longer be able to participate in Recycling Day at the city park.
Fifth-grade classes sing at Basehor-Linwood high
March 26, 2009
The Glenwood Ridge Elementary fifth-graders will be performing in an annual music program today at 6:30 p.m. at Basehor-Linwood High School.
New Basehor-Linwood track coach eager to work with young talent
March 26, 2009
Fresh faces abound on the Basehor-Linwood track this season.
Ag Hall presents event focused on ethanol
March 26, 2009
The National Agriculture Hall of Fame will play host to its first “Ask the Expert” event from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 28.
The art of encouragement
March 26, 2009
Thanks to Miss Higley and all the other teachers that gave me encouragement.
No seatbelt law equals no grant for Kansas
March 26, 2009
The state of Kansas is in danger of losing out on an $11.2 million grant if it doesn’t pass a primary seatbelt law soon.
Museum to feature exhibit about tornadoes in Kansas
March 26, 2009
The Basehor Historical Museum, 2812 N. 155th St., will begin a Tornadoes in Kansas exhibit at 1 p.m. today.
Candidates tackle budget questions at forum
March 26, 2009
Candidates for the Basehor City Council and Basehor-Linwood School Board gathered at the Basehor VFW Hall Tuesday night to speak to community members about their campaigns. The event, called Meet the Candidates, was sponsored by the Basehor Chamber of Commerce.
Basehor history tied to prison
Historical society learns more about Lansing Correctional Facility’s 150-year past
March 26, 2009
One of the most interesting and lucrative institutions in Leavenworth County is also home to more than 2,000 criminals.
Chamber schedules meeting
March 26, 2009
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly membership meeting at noon April 16 at the Community National Bank.
4-H group plans games, children’s Easter egg hunt
March 26, 2009
The Leavenworth County Junior Leaders 4-H group is planning an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. on April 4.
Lions Club schedules annual pancake breakfast
March 26, 2009
The Basehor Lions Club has its annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at The Basehor VFW.
Program honors victims of Columbine shooting
March 26, 2009
Rachel’s Challenge, a program honoring Rachel Scott, will be at 7 p.m. Monday, March 30, in the gym at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Work on County Road 1 continues to progress
March 26, 2009
A new six-mile stretch of Leavenworth County Road 1 remains on track for opening by the end of the year.
Mayor clarifies city facts
March 26, 2009
As the mayor and leader of the city, I feel I must respond to a recent article in the Basehor-Sentinel dated Feb. titled “Council member seeks mayor spot.”
Bobcats strive for ‘next level’
March 26, 2009
Basehor-Linwood baseball players are shooting for the next level this season.