Archive for Thursday, October 22, 2009

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Commissioners approve annexation
08:01 p.m., October 22, 2009 Updated 08:23 p.m.
Tonganoxie just got a little bit bigger.
Basehor-Linwood student’s death under investigation
October 22, 2009
The cause of a 16-year-old Basehor Linwood High School student’s death is not yet known.
Wyandotte County Museum to host antique appraisal show
October 22, 2009
Manion’s International Auction House and the Wyandotte County Historical Society partner to produce the first annual Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal Extravaganza from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31, at the George Meyn Community Center in Wyandotte County Park, 126th and State Ave., Bonner Springs.
Basehor-Linwood volleyball substate bracket
October 22, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood volleyball team will compete in the Class 4A substate tournament on Saturday at Piper High School.
Basehor-Linwood finishes fourth at KVL volleyball tournament
October 22, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood volleyball team placed fourth at the Kaw Valley League Tournament on Saturday at Perry-Lecompton High School.
Former Basehor teacher finalist for state award
October 22, 2009
A former Basehor-Linwood teacher is in the final running for Kansas Teacher of the Year.
Peterson 2nd, BLHS girls 3rd at KVL
October 22, 2009
Kayla Peterson wanted to close out her Kaw Valley League cross country career with a bang, and she did just that.
Kerry Roberts basketball deadline extended
October 22, 2009
The Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball league has extended its registration deadline for the 2009-2010 season.
Minus coach, Bobcats upend Chieftains in double-overtime
Basehor-Linwood overcomes constant adversity, beats Tongie for emotional district victory
October 22, 2009
An already injury-plagued Basehor-Linwood football team had to cope with another absence Friday — its football coach.
Neighbors: Mark Loughry
October 22, 2009
Mark Loughry is the Basehor city administrator
New business owner focuses on relaxation
October 22, 2009
Blending relaxation and work isn’t always an easy task, but new Bonner Springs resident Karen Lilley has managed to do just that with Pause … The Spa at 515.
Veterinarian finds new home at Basehor clinic
October 22, 2009
When Kelly Lightfoot heard Basehor was looking for a new veterinarian, the job appealed to her for more than one reason.
Congressman finds music effective stress relief
October 22, 2009
Whenever the soft sounds of a strumming guitar mixed with a voice singing early folk or rock melodies is heard throughout the Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C., it is a fair assumption those sounds are coming from Dennis Moore’s office.
Council approves of regional airport plan
October 22, 2009
The Basehor City Council has given its approval for the next stage in building a regional business airport in Leavenworth County.
Gift and craft bazaar set for Saturday
October 22, 2009
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shawnee will have a Gift and Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in McDevitt Hall in the church basement.
VF Outlet to open
October 22, 2009
The Legends at Village West announced that VF Outlet is the newest signed lease at the 1.2 million square-foot shopping center in Kansas City, Kan.
BSHS graduate wins $10,000 playing lottery
October 22, 2009
When Teran Holter’s parents asked her what she wanted for her 19th birthday, she didn’t know what to tell them.
Vaccinations pass test of time in protecting Americans
October 22, 2009
I’m always amazed at the issues that spring up to divide people.
Lottery board receives results from hired consultants
October 22, 2009
Gaming and financial consultants hired to advise the Lottery Gaming Facilities Review Board say the proposed Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway would generate more than $203 million in gaming revenues in 2013.
Military speaker stresses disaster preparedness
October 22, 2009
Robust laughter sounded through the doors of Eisenhower Auditorium at Fort Leavenworth’s Lewis and Clark Center.
Letter: Domestic violence’s harm
October 22, 2009
To the editor: Kudos to Basehor Police Chief Lloyd Martley for speaking out against domestic violence in the Oct. 15 Sentinel.
Sampler festival planners preparing for 2010 event
October 22, 2009
Leavenworth County officials organizing the 2010 and 2011 Kansas Sampler Festival are hoping to present all the sights, sounds, and tastes that Kansas has to offer.
Free children’s screenings available in November
October 22, 2009
Children 5 and under in Leavenworth County can receive a free developmental screening from 1:45-3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at Linwood Elementary School, 215 Park St.
Rutherford’s hat trick powers BLHS past Maur Hill
October 22, 2009
Patrick Rutherford chipped in three goals in leading the Basehor-Linwood boys soccer team Monday to a 6-0 victory over Maur Hill.
Continuing education offered in Leavenworth
October 22, 2009
Learn to maximize your mind/body/spirit performance with purposeful risk taking by attending the program “Living in Full Swing.”
Depth shines for Braves at WyCo meet
October 22, 2009
For the first time all season, the Bonner Springs cross country team competed in a race and senior standout Brooks Ballou wasn’t the winner.
BLMS tops Clark as middle school season wraps up
October 22, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade football team took down Clark Middle School, 28-8, on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
Theater owner organizes improv comedy festival
October 22, 2009
After being open for more than two years now, the owner of the Roving Imp Theater thinks it’s about time he does something that’s never been done before in Bonner Springs.
Kids say the darndest things
October 22, 2009
Art Linkletter knew, of course.
Tonganoxie leaders look to Basehor for tax rebate plan
October 22, 2009
Tonganoxie city leaders and area developers want to stay competitive when it comes to attracting new homeowners into the city, but for now, they are awaiting word from the Kansas Attorney General’s office before offering any tax incentives.
Commuter Forecast for October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009
Expect wet roads and a few new lane changes and closures on the Kansas Turnpike on Thursday morning.
BLHS golfers learn from state tourney
October 22, 2009
As Basehor-Linwood golfers Nicole Vasquez and Marissa Dove walked off of the final green Monday at Highlands Country Club in Hutchinson, they brought to a close a season of growth.
How times have changed in Lansing
October 22, 2009
When old friends come back for reunions, we start reminiscing about the places we had in Lansing way back when we were teenagers.
Author reveals KC’s role in mafia
October 22, 2009
A former FBI agent last week gave Basehor Community Library patrons an inside look at just how deeply the American mafia’s roots run in Kansas City.
Times no worse today
October 22, 2009
Since I was very young, I have been an avid fan of history. I have always enjoyed looking at past challenges mankind has faced and how they solved the issues.