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Library speaker debunks tornado myths
May 28, 2009
Storm chaser Jay Antle came to the Basehor Community Library Thursday night to talk about fact and fiction of tornadoes.
Ladies rule the night at vineyard
May 28, 2009
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery played host to a ladies night to benefit Safe Harbor.
Allegations lead to suspension of Basehor-Linwood teacher
May 28, 2009
A Basehor-Linwood High School teacher has been suspended because of allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 wins lawsuit against city of Eudora
03:49 p.m., May 28, 2009 Updated 11:05 a.m.
The jury in the case of Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 versus the city of Eudora has ruled against Eudora.
Lansing Night at the T-Bones is July 10
May 28, 2009
Lansing Parks and Recreation is asking residents to support Lansing’s baseball, softball and T-ball teams at their end of season party with the Kansas City T-Bones.
Commuter forecast for May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009
No adverse weather this morning, but there’s plenty of regional roadwork to slow you down. Namely, Highways 24 and 59 are both experiencing some road projects.
Guantanamo threat still exists, Roberts says
At town hall meeting, senator describes ‘firestorm’ over possibility of detainees being moved to state
May 28, 2009
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., has been voicing his strong opinion against bringing the detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Fort Leavenworth, and during his trip to Leavenworth, he continued making his voice heard.
Dairy Days organizers to offer up fun-filled festival
May 28, 2009
It’s that time of year again. School is out, temperatures are rising, and cow cutouts decorate several Basehor street corners, signaling the Dairy Days festival is quickly approaching.
Karrick opens season in victory lane
May 28, 2009
Basehor resident Tim Karrick opened the Central Missouri Speedway racing season with a victory on April 25.
Mike McBride to conduct youth basketball camps
May 28, 2009
Mike McBride, head coach of the 2009 Class 4A boys basketball state champion Basehor-Linwood Bobcats, will play host to an elementary and middle school camp next week for interested players.
Late rally not enough for Bobcats’ Douglas
May 28, 2009
Chris Douglas shot an 81 and just missed out on a medal at the Class 4A boys golf state tournament on Tuesday at Prairie Trails Country Club in El Dorado.
Letters: Water shortage solutions
May 28, 2009
Scientists say there is no longer a doubt: We are approaching a worldwide water crisis.
Bobcats’ season of progress ends with loss to defending state champions
May 28, 2009
Throughout the season, Basehor-Linwood baseball coach Dave Svoboda has spoken about needing to take his program to the next level.
Registration under way for Lansing music camp
May 28, 2009
Lansing Music and Art Camp will have two sessions this summer. One for grades 1 and 2 in the coming school year, and the other for grades 3 through 5.
Feed the Need’ campaign takes off running, walking
May 28, 2009
The Johnson County Treasurer’s Office and Division of Motor Vehicles are sponsoring the second annual “Feed the Need – Miles for Meals 5K Walk/Run” on Saturday, June 6 at Shawnee Mission Park in Lenexa.
Basehor chamber accepting nominations for award
May 28, 2009
Nominations for Basehor’s Outstanding Citizen Award, sponsored by the Basehor Chamber of Commerce, can now be submitted.
Five Questions: O.A.R. at Sandstone
Band performing June 6 in Bonner Springs
May 28, 2009
Five Questions with O.A.R. bassist Benj Gershman
Neighbors: Al Ramirez
May 28, 2009
Al Ramirez is retired from the Kansas Senate.
Memorial Day service honors freedom
May 28, 2009
Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander Fred Box stood Monday among the graves at Glenwood Cemetery, thankful for those community members who turned out for the annual Memorial Day service.
Students, staff say goodbye to principal
May 28, 2009
Basehor-Linwood Middle School principal Mike Boyd had quite a surprise May 21. As he walked through the school’s gymnasium doors that morning, a crowd erupted into cheers and applause.
On the agenda
Basehor City Council agenda
May 28, 2009
The Basehor City Council meeting agenda for Monday, June 1.
Mail-order chickens make for lots of work, excitement
May 28, 2009
I’ve noticed a good deal of discussion in the media lately about chickens, and I don’t mean the unfortunate humans receiving that nickname for cowardice.
Area students graduate from Emporia State
May 28, 2009
Several area students graduated from Emporia State University on Saturday, May 16.
Basehor Police Department Calls
May 28, 2009
Calls for the Basehor Police Department
BBQ competition lures 40,000 to Sandstone
May 28, 2009
The Bacon Explosion – a carnivorous medley of bacon, sausage and barbecue – has inspired nationwide media coverage and a future recipe book, “BBQ Makes Everything Better,” to be released next year by Aaron Chronister and Jason Day.
Memorial Day concert was grand
May 28, 2009
My only disappointment was that we did not have a full house.
Class of 1979 reunion scheduled for June 27
May 28, 2009
The Basehor High School Class of 1979 reunion is scheduled for 10 p.m. June 27 at Falcon Lakes Country Club, 4605 Clubhouse Drive.
BLHS soccer season ends with loss to De Soto
May 28, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood girls soccer team huddled after the final game of the season on Thursday.
Chamber hears latest Schlitterbahn progress
May 28, 2009
Schlitterbahn is known for colossal waterparks, and Kansas City’s Schlitterbahn is set to be just as impressive, says Chris Ozimek, Kansas City Schlitterbahn director of sales and marketing.
Speedy Prioleau qualifies for state
May 28, 2009
A lot of Basehor-Linwood track athletes were close to qualifying for the Class 4A state championships in Wichita, but only one athlete did.
Basehor-Linwood graduate completes nursing school
May 28, 2009
Audra Pierce, Topeka, graduated May 17 from Baker University’s School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and made the spring 2009 dean’s list for maintaining a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Basehor Elementary School and Sixth Grade Center Honor Roll
May 28, 2009
Basehor Elementary School and Sixth Grade Center have announced their fourth-quarter honor rolls.
Wyandotte to enjoy sesquicentennial celebration
May 28, 2009
It’s been 150 years since Wyandotte County was established and that’s a feat that needs to be celebrated.