Archive for Thursday, May 7, 2009

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Polls

Have you taken any precautions to try to avoid the swine flu?

Response Percent
Yes, I’ve been washing my hands regularly.
 
48%
No, I haven’t taken any precautions.
 
44%
Yes, I’ve worn a mask every time I’ve been out of the house.
 
4%
Yes, I’ve been taking vitamin C.
 
4%
Total 25
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House votes for 2.75 percent across-the-board state budget cut; bill goes to Gov. Parkinson
May 7, 2009
A bipartisan plan to implement a 2.75 percent across-the-board cut to the state budget was given final approval today and sent to Gov. Mark Parkinson for his consideration
Tornado watch issued for area
01:57 p.m., May 7, 2009 Updated 03:23 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 8 p.m. for five counties in Kansas, including Douglas.
2/3 of state’s confirmed swine flu cases are in Johnson, Wyandotte counties
May 7, 2009
This morning, Kansas Department of Health and Environment officials said 12 cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus, or swine flu, have been confirmed in the state.
Commuter forecast, May 7, 2009
May 7, 2009
Highway 24 near Grantville is down to one lane for the day. You can also expect some routine road work on the west side of Kansas City.
Record-breaking game adds to Bobcats’ lore
May 7, 2009
Basehor-Linwood and Lansing High School played in a record-breaking game last week.
Interchange madness
May 7, 2009
Thanks, Bonner Springs Council Member Jeff Harrington, for voicing your opinion regarding the atrociousness of the proposed Kansas Highway 7/Interstate 70 triple interchange project.
Neighbors: Mark Bishop
May 7, 2009
A closer look at Edwardsville City Council member Mark Bishop.
Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic results
May 7, 2009
Results from the 2009 Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
KDOT hears criticism of interchange plans
May 7, 2009
About 120 people showed up Tuesday night at Bonner Springs High School to attend a public meeting regarding the Kansas Highway 7 and Interstate 70 interchange project.
Basehor VFW plans bike show, motorcycle run
May 7, 2009
Basehor VFW Post 11499 will play host to a bike show and motorcycle run Saturday, May 9.
Stephan’s Service reaches milestone of 50 years
May 7, 2009
The current recession and a number of 1960s-era gas wars — where neighboring gas stations compete for the lowest price — haven’t been enough to close the doors of Stephan’s Service.
Bobcats stumble against Cyclones
May 7, 2009
Basehor-Linwood softball players never got the bats rolling in the first game of a doubleheader against Bishop Ward on Tuesday at Field of Dreams.
Mother grapples with loss of son
May 7, 2009
It’s been one year since Vera Gaffney and her husband, Tim, lost their son, Josh, in a car accident.
Bicycle rodeo
May 7, 2009
The Basehor Police Department is playing host to a bike rodeo on Saturday. Police Chief Lloyd Martley answers a few questions about the location and time of the bike rodeo and what will take place during the event this year.
New gym to offer Basehor a unique workout experience
May 7, 2009
A unique fitness chain is making its way to Basehor.
Douglas, Courtney lead shorthanded Bobcats at Ottawa
May 7, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood golf team placed sixth on Monday at the Ottawa Invitational.
Teachers everywhere, please, stand up and take a bow
May 7, 2009
Sandra Thomas says teachers deserve due credit.
Three cases of swine flu confirmed in WyCo
May 7, 2009
Wyandotte County has the dubious distinction of having more confirmed cases of swine flu than any other county in Kansas.
Chamber of Commerce plans June golf tournament
May 7, 2009
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce is having a golf tournament June 3 at Falcon Lakes Golf Course. Registration and lunch will be at 11:45 a.m., a shotgun start will take place at 1 p.m., and dinner and awards follow.
Basehor VFW organizes motorcycle run, show
May 7, 2009
Basehor VFW Post 11499 will play host to a bike show and motorcycle run Saturday, May 9.
Ag Hall of Fame prepares for grand opening
May 7, 2009
The grand opening of the National Poultry Museum at the Agriculture Hall of Fame will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 8, at the museum site, 630 N. 126th St., Bonnet Springs.
Learning curve to help part two of casino debate
May 7, 2009
It is round two of the Wyandotte County state-owned and –operated casino decision, and officials with the Kansas Lottery say the process should run smooth now that the learning curve has been passed.
Linwood native is scholar-athlete at Ottawa
May 7, 2009
Linwood native Joel VanderVelde recently was named as a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete at Ottawa University.
New apartment complex under way
May 7, 2009
The wheels are in motion to build a new apartment complex in Basehor.
Board of Public Utilities offering energy-saving fair
May 7, 2009
The Board of Public Utilities will offer residents free energy and water cost-cutting information for upcoming hot summer months during the 2009 energy fair and workshop from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at the West Wyandotte County Public Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kan.
Bobcats shrug off slow start, take two games from Sumner
May 7, 2009
After a slow start, Basehor-Linwood swept Sumner Academy on Tuesday night.
Bobcats finish sixth at Butch Foster Baseball Classic
May 7, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood baseball team played solid baseball in spurts on Saturday, but Tonganoxie put a complete game together in the fifth-place game of the Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic.
New ‘K’ brings old memories
May 7, 2009
“Wow!” This was my first thought when I entered Kauffman Stadium, or the “New K,” for a Royals baseball game. It certainly is an impressive facility and left little resemblance to the “Old K.”
Basehor, Bonner Springs unite for Loyalty Day events
May 7, 2009
Basehor VFW Post 11499 and Bonner Springs VFW Post 6401 will play host to a “Loyalty Day Salute to The Armed Forces” from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Basehor VFW.
Basehor Police Department Calls
May 7, 2009
Calls for the Basehor Police Department
Some things we never get over
May 7, 2009
He said “put on your hitting shoes and come on out and join us.”
Remember When
May 7, 2009
A look back through the years.
Council approves ordinance to control quality
May 7, 2009
Contractors are going to have to prove they’re qualified to do work in Basehor.