Archive for Thursday, April 15, 2010

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Tea party rally draws thousands in support of lowering taxes
April 15, 2010
Thousands of people attended a tea party rally Thursday, April 15, to show their frustrations with the financial situation of the federal government and their support for lowering taxes.
Lanes on Main to close temporarily
April 15, 2010
Lanes will be closed on Main Street for utility relocation.
Lions Club to play host to poker tournament
April 15, 2010
The Basehor Lions Club will have a Texas Holdem fundraiser.
Build Green event to highlight energy efficiency, sustainability
April 15, 2010
The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will play host to its fifth annual Build Green Conference on Thursday, April 29, in Kansas City, Kan.
City plans cleanup event
April 15, 2010
The Basehor citywide cleanup will begin at 8 a.m. April 24 at the Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499, 2806 N. 155th St.
Quilters present quilt show with proceeds for charity
April 15, 2010
A quilt show will feature quilts by the Kaw Valley Quilters’ Guild from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 24-25, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Community Building, 1930 Harper St., in Lawrence.
Festival prep
Organizers prepare for Dairy Days 2010
April 15, 2010
Dairy Days chairperson Melanie Morris talks about the 2010 event.
Congressional candidate to speak at meeting
April 15, 2010
The April Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast will meet Saturday, April 17, at Granny’s Chicken Ranch, 1340 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.
A beautiful day to be a Bobcat
After years of ran and cold, relays pulled off with record-setting times and sunny skies
April 15, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood track team had waited years for a day like this.
Wyandotte County History Museum presents ghostly event
April 15, 2010
The Wyandotte County Historical Museum will present the program Ghostly History of Wyandotte County from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22.
Interested barbecue judges invited to enroll in class
April 15, 2010
A class to become a certified barbecue judge has been planned for the area. This is the only local class taking place prior to the Great American Barbecue Festival on May 21-22.
Callahan cruises at Bobcat Relays
April 15, 2010
Jeremy Walker’s 100-meter dash Bobcat Relays meet record of 10.3 seconds seemed untouchable when it was set in 2008.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council
April 15, 2010
The Basehor City Council will meet Monday, April 19.
KCK lawyer named to state gaming post
April 15, 2010
A Kansas City, Kan., lawyer who has served as an adviser to state gaming officials is Gov. Mark Parkinson’s selection to be the interim executive director of the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission.
BPU slates sessions on rates
April 15, 2010
The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities has scheduled three community forums to share information with customers, stakeholders and the community on potential rate adjustments, billing process modifications and necessary capital improvement projects.
Neighbor: David Howard
April 15, 2010
David Howard is the Basehor-Linwood School District superintendent.
Newspaper history
April 15, 2010
This week, the Chieftain will begin its 112th year of service to the residents of Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and the lower Kaw Valley.
Rehm ignites Basehor-Linwood early as Bobcats blow out Kaws in Sweep
April 15, 2010
Basehor-Linwood softball player Megan Rehm provided her team with a fast start to its Tuesday home doubleheader against Santa Fe Trail.
Letters: Eyesore worries
April 15, 2010
In the April 8 issue (of the Basehor Sentinel) there was an article about the Dollar General coming to Basehor.
Simulated firing range added to Fort Leavenworth arsenal
April 15, 2010
In the past, Fort Leavenworth hasn’t had enough spacious land available to train its personnel in target practice.
New commanding general takes over Fort
April 15, 2010
Through electronic warfare, military officials have been able to thwart improvised explosive devices.
Online registration open for Sunflower State Games
April 15, 2010
Online registration is now open for the 21st annual Sunflower State Games sports festival.
Teacher sentenced for having sex with student
April 15, 2010
A former Basehor-Linwood High School teacher will serve two days in jail for inappropriate sexual relations with a student.
Registration opens now for indoor triathlon
April 15, 2010
The Bonner Springs Family YMCA will conduct an indoor triathlon on Saturday, May 1.
Hooked on art
Student artist presents creations at show
April 15, 2010
As a young girl, Basehor native Eleanor Heimbaugh was fascinated with Play-Doh. But little did Heimbaugh know then, the soft, bright material would ignite her love for creating clay artwork.
BLSA announces schedule of summer soccer camps
April 15, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association will play host to its annual summer soccer camps June 14-18 at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Trailblazers topple BLHS soccer, 4-1
April 15, 2010
The Gardner-Edgerton girls soccer team stayed on the attack Monday against Basehor-Linwood en route to a 4-1 victory at GEHS.
State smoking ban has some business owners wary
April 15, 2010
Gov. Mark Parkinson’s signing into law a statewide smoking ban has been stirring some controversy among business owners throughout the area.
Remember When
April 15, 2010
A look back through the years.
Big doins in Lansing
April 15, 2010
Sounds to me like a busy and fun year for all.
Commuter forecast for April 15, 2010
April 15, 2010
It should be dry out there on the morning commute but chances for rain look more likely as the day wears on. There are no major traffic delays slowing you down. Drive safely.
Mills Trophies brings a whole lot more to the table
12:00 a.m., April 15, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Running their business from home has worked out just fine for Wes and Beverly Mills.
Courtney jumps at opportunity to jump in college
April 15, 2010
As a senior with many talents and interests, Bobby Courtney had to make difficult choices in determining where to attend college.
Puppy’s sudden death leaves witnesses in disbelief
April 15, 2010
It was as cruel and inhumane of any act that I never saw.
Rock band members fulfilling lifelong dreams
April 15, 2010
A local band has been making noise, in more ways than one.
School board approves smoke-free policy
April 15, 2010
What started with a few students has become a districtwide policy.