Archive for Thursday, September 17, 2009

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Bonner resident charged with threatening KHP trooper
September 17, 2009
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas said Timothy L. Wyrick, 32, Bonner Springs, was charged Thursday in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan
Workforce presents constant change
September 17, 2009
Present day workforces are changing from day to day.
KVL football report: Week Two
September 17, 2009
Turner and Basehor-Linwood turned in convincing victories in week one of the high school football season, giving the impression that they could be contenders for a Kaw Valley League football championship in 2009.
Basehor resident enters into plea agreement in sex case
September 17, 2009
Basehor resident Dorsey Aldridge Jr., 67, entered into a plea agreement with the state on charges of indecent sexual behavior with children Thursday in Leavenworth County District Court.
Commuter forecast for September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009
The commute will be dry this morning and the sun will be shining. Expect a slight delay on US 40/59 for ongoing construction and along I-70. It might not be a bad idea to grab some sunglasses on your way out the door.
Bobcats blow out Bonner Springs
Basehor scores five first-half touchdowns in victory over rival
September 17, 2009
For three years, Bonner Springs football coach Lew Kasselman watched from the opposing sideline as Basehor-Linwood quarterback Brandon Leppke scrambled to pick up yardage with limited blocking and minimal success.
Wizards to stay in KCK
September 17, 2009
Plans for the Kansas City Wizards to move their permanent soccer facility to Wyandotte County became official this week.
Senators say Guantanamo detainees won’t be coming to Fort Leavenworth
September 17, 2009
U.S. Senators Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Sam Brownback, R-Kan., removed legislative holds on key administration appointees to the Departments of Defense and Justice Wednesday following dialogue with administration officials.
Ag Hall funding spurs group protest
September 17, 2009
When the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame governing body met this week to discuss the future of the floundering museum and educational center, it had some visitors on its hands.
Wheelchair to grant BSHS student more independence, much needed comfort
September 17, 2009
Bonner Springs High School sophomore will receive a new wheelchair
Basehor-Linwood girls notch second straight cross country title
September 17, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood girls cross country team is two-for-two this season.
Free hearing screenings taking place at library
September 17, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood Parents as Teachers program will conduct free hearing screenings for birth to 5-year-olds from 10:30-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22, and Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the Basehor Community Library.
Basehor-Linwood planning Homecoming festivities
September 17, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood High School Homecoming activities begin Sept. 24. The theme for the 2009 Homecoming activities will be “The Game of Life.”
Saving lives
Kiwanis club plays host to blood drive
September 17, 2009
Each unit of blood has the potential to save two lives. Because blood cannot be synthetically manufactured, it has to be donated.
Area residents take it upon themselves to build ‘green’
September 17, 2009
Several people in the Bonner and Basehor area are making green choices when building their homes
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
September 17, 2009
Basehor City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21.
Board talks technology
September 17, 2009
The Basehor-Linwood School District may have some cutting-edge equipment in its classrooms in the next few years.
Family memories become precious over time
September 17, 2009
I stay in fairly close touch with some of my family on Facebook. I love being able to get a glimpse of their lives and share mine with them without having to write them all separately. One of those persons is my cousin Charlene Trahern, who lives in the remote western Kansas city of Richfield.
Extension offices consider consolidation
September 17, 2009
The Leavenworth County Extension office is having a cash problem.
Project mistakes incite controversy, cause council members to wonder who’s to blame
September 17, 2009
A highly anticipated project in Edwardsville is complete, but now the city is facing a $75,226.07 bill in additional expenses, and some City Council members want to know who’s at fault.
LCDC addresses concerns about budget cuts
September 17, 2009
In a tough budget year many cities in the county have scaled back money they’ve been giving to county organizations for years.
Strong kick lifts Braves’ Ballou to second straight victory
September 17, 2009
Brooks Ballou is getting used to winning races.
Deeper field expected at Bonner Springs Invitational
September 17, 2009
The Bonner Springs cross country team will try to protect its home field at 9 a.m. Saturday when it plays host to the Bonner Springs Invitational at Wyandotte County Park.
Basehor-Linwood volleyball squad roughed up at Lansing Invitational
September 17, 2009
After an up-and-down day Thursday, Sept. 10, at its home triangular where it defeated Maranatha Academy and lost to Mill Valley, the Basehor-Linwood volleyball team hoped to play the role of spoiler on Saturday at the Lansing Invitational.
Holy-Field’s harvest brings people together
September 17, 2009
It’s been three years since Michelle and Les Meyer took a vacation.
Review board hears new casino proposal for Wyandotte County
September 17, 2009
The Kansas Lottery Commission, Kansas Entertainment LLC and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County presented a single casino proposal Tuesday to the Kansas Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board, instead of the expected two.
Former Bonner resident takes on Kemper Museum
September 17, 2009
The first day of work for the new curator at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art was a flurry of activity, covering everything from moving into a new office, attending the very first staff meeting and assisting with the layout of an upcoming exhibit, “Wyeth: Three Generations of Artistry.”
My new easel
September 17, 2009
I had great ambitions to go out into the countryside, set it up, and paint landscapes.
Council approves tax rebate program
September 17, 2009
A new incentive for potential property owners in Basehor is making headway.
Kids learn meaning of freedom
September 17, 2009
Fifth-graders at Basehor Elementary School had quite a surprise Sept. 11.
Remember When
September 17, 2009
10 Years Ago (Sept. 16, 1999): Doug Clements was appointed to the Bonner Springs City Council replacing David Boal who became a district court judge.
Small local company works to detect cancer early
September 17, 2009
There are 25 people, including 16 scientists, working inside a building just north of Kansas Highway 10 in this town of about 6,000 people.
Generational gap
September 17, 2009
As I browsed through the Council Grove Rural High School yearbook from1960, I kept comparing teenagers from that long-ago era to today’s youth.
BLHS edges Bishop Ward for 1-0 victory
September 17, 2009
Basehor-Linwood learned how to win close games this week after a difficult loss.