Archive for Thursday, September 3, 2009

Also from September 3

Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
BLHS sweeps titles at Bobcat Invitational
Polls

What are your plans for Labor Day?

Response Percent
I’m sleeping in!
 
36%
I don’t have anything planned for Labor Day.
 
36%
I will be spending time with friends and family.
 
24%
I’m soaking up some final summer rays at the lake.
 
4%
Total 25
Videos

All stories

Safe Harbor sees continued success
September 3, 2009
The Safe Harbor Prison Dogs program has seen steady success with its training and adoption plans for dogs all around Leavenworth County.
Aggressive THS beats Bobcats, 2-0
September 3, 2009
When Basehor-Linwood fired a shot on goal in the first minute of action at Tonganoxie High on Thursday night, it appeared the Bobcats would be the aggressors.
Moran makes appearance at Leavenworth Lions Club
September 3, 2009
While many United States citizens have been expressing concerns about recent government actions, U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Kan, has some concerns of his own.
Board calls special meeting
September 3, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood Board of Education has called a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. today to meet in executive session with an attorney for discussion of matters relating to nonelected personnel.
Commuter forecast for September 3, 2009
September 3, 2009
There will be 10-20 minute delays on US 24/40 on your way toward Topeka and Kansas City from Lawrence. There will also be minor delays and detours along I-70 and I-435. The weather is dry right now, but there is a chance for showers and storms this morning.
Veteran ’Cats loaded with talent
Basehor-Linwood returns starters at key positions
September 3, 2009
Basehor-Linwood’s success this football season will depend on how quickly the returning players can come together, play as a unit and execute a game plan.
Cold or hot, Spam hits the spot
September 3, 2009
During the war, beef was rationed, so Spam became the prime staple in American meals.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
September 3, 2009
Basehor City Council agenda items for the meeting of Thursday, Sept. 10
Just a hunch, but this year should be fun
September 3, 2009
Think back to this time last year. We had a hunch, didn’t we?
Puppets entertain, teach Basehor youths at library
September 3, 2009
A chorus of tiny voices rang out from the basement of the Basehor Community Library in a mixture of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” and the alphabet song.
Governor pushes statewide smoking ban
September 3, 2009
Topeka — Gov. Mark Parkinson said he would push for a statewide ban on smoking in public places when the Legislature convenes in January, and he may propose increasing the cigarette tax.
Enjoy cool summer days while they last
September 3, 2009
I don’t know what to make of this weather.
Basehor-Linwood ready to battle Santa Fe Trail in season-opener
September 3, 2009
After numerous scrimmages, two-a-day practices and a summer of weightlifting, camps and team activities, the Basehor-Linwood football team gets to test it all out at 7 p.m. Friday at Santa Fe Trail.
Cheerleaders see success during summer
September 3, 2009
The 2009-2010 school year is in its beginning stages, and the Basehor-Linwood High School cheerleading squad has started the year with a bang.
Basehor trash service prepares for changes
September 3, 2009
Effective Sept. 14, Basehor residents can expect their trash to be picked up on a different day than usual.
Remember When
September 3, 2009
A look back through the years
Letters: Thanks to Samaritans
September 3, 2009
Saturday morning during the Tiblow Days parade, our grandson, Myles Mustapich, passed out next to the judge’s stand and at least two and maybe more of the judges and other paradegoers helped until the EMT folks could get to him.
Foundation awards $1,500 in scholarships to students
September 3, 2009
The MDU Resources Foundation has awarded $1,500 scholarships to 30 children of MDU Resources Group Inc. employees.
Neighbors: Lynda Cassmeyer
September 3, 2009
Lynda Cassmeyer is a customer service/receipts clerk for the city of Bonner Springs
Return home to Basehor offers time to visit family
September 3, 2009
Betty Surprise-Turney, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., recently visited Basehor. She had lived in the town for many years before moving to Tennessee six years ago to be closer to one of her sons.
Letters: Make cancer care affordable
September 3, 2009
Cancer patients across the country are digging deep into their savings and risking financial ruin to pay for lifesaving treatment and care.
Letters: Tiblow Day thanks
September 3, 2009
On behalf of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce, I would like to thank everyone who had a part in making the 2009 Tiblow Days Festival a great event for Bonner Springs and the area.
Basehor resident found guilty in manslaughter case
September 3, 2009
A 41-year-old Basehor man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in a fatal accident in January 2008 in Wyandotte County.
2009 tiblow trot five-mile race results
September 3, 2009
Results from the Aug. 29 Tiblow Trot five-mile race.
Jenkins, Moran to speak today in Leavenworth
September 3, 2009
Two U.S. representatives are planning speaking events today in Leavenworth.
Bad handwriter boldly takes delights of typing
September 3, 2009
I’ve been reading a growing number of items mourning the demise of handwriting. Although I realize that it can be a really useful skill, often a necessity and sometimes an art, I’m not one of those who is particularly grieving about the passing of scriptwriting as a universal skill.
Barbecue fanatics heat up festival with special recipes
September 3, 2009
During the second year of the Smokin’ on Oak barbecue contest at Tiblow Days, Jason Nilges was confident his team, Pig in a Poke, wouldn’t make the same mistake twice.
Tiblow Days breakfast connects with community
September 3, 2009
For hungry visitors, the Tiblow Days biscuits and gravy breakfast at the First Christian Church starts at 6 a.m. every year. For cook John Roberts, however, the day starts at the stroke of midnight.
Development corporation plans golf tournament
September 3, 2009
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation is planning a gold tournament Sept. 18 at Falcon Lakes Golf Course.
September bliss
September 3, 2009
In most ways, September is my favorite month of the year. Yet, the month can also bring on feelings of melancholy.