Archive for Thursday, February 11, 2010

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LCDC makes changes to Program of Work
February 11, 2010
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation is tweaking its Program of Work, a document created to account for LCDC’s productivity.
County commission hears quarterly reports
February 11, 2010
Leavenworth County’s solid waste, health, emergency medical services and planning and zoning departments presented quarterly reports Thursday to the Board of County Commissioners.
KCKCC to offer classes in floral design and belly dancing
February 11, 2010
Upcoming classes to be offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College include belly dance conditioning and spring floral design.
Commuter Forecast for February 11, 2010
February 11, 2010
Expect reduced speeds along Interstate 70 and some light flurries during the Thursday morning commute.
Johnson has mat goals within his reach
February 11, 2010
Joe Johnson is entering the home stretch of what has been a successful high school wrestling career, but the Basehor-Linwood senior has some unfinished business he hopes to take care of during the next few weeks.
McCarty’s late basket lifts BLHS girls to 8th win in 10 games
Victory keeps Bobcats in second place in Kaw Valley League
February 11, 2010
Basehor-Linwood girls basketball players made plays when it counted on Tuesday, fending off a pesky Piper basketball team for a 44-42 victory at home.
District: Vocalize concern for change
February 11, 2010
With the Basehor-Linwood School District 2009-2010 budget already affected to the tune of about $1 million and possibly another $900,000 by Gov. Mark Parkinson’s public education cuts, Superintendent David Howard is urging community members to speak out.
Seniors relish more freedom
February 11, 2010
The Leavenworth County Council on Aging has expanded its transportation services to allow more seniors in the county some traveling freedom.
Community Spanish class offered at KCKCC
February 11, 2010
A three-week Community Spanish I class will be offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College beginning Monday, Feb. 22.
2010 census questionnaires to be sent out in March
February 11, 2010
The 2010 Census Bureau questionnaires, containing 10 questions that should take about 10 minutes to answer, will be sent out in March.
BLMS eighth-graders sweep Clark, Tongie
February 11, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball teams recently swept games from Clark and Tonganoxie.
BLMS 7th-grade boys have up-and-down stretch
February 11, 2010
It has been a busy two weeks for the Basehor-Linwood Middle School seventh-grade boys basketball teams.
Knights of Columbus names free throw champions
February 11, 2010
The Knights of Columbus held their district free-throw contest Sunday, Feb. 7, at Clark Middle School. In all, 27 youths competed in age groups from 10 to 14. Winners for the girls were Jordan Sachse, Kylie Farris, Tressa Walker, Danielle Sachse and Madee Walker. Winners for the boys were Luke Murphy, Joshua Robinson, Matt Appl, Avery Fliger and Jimmy Bormlini.
YMCA announces upcoming spring sports opportunities
February 11, 2010
The Providence and Bonner Springs Family YMCA are currently accepting registrations for the following youth sports programs: soccer, basketball, flag football, baseball and bitty soccer.
Letter: Donation appreciated
February 11, 2010
Letter to the editor
Basehor-Linwood blows away Piper, stays in first place
February 11, 2010
The Bobcat Express that hopes to have stops at a league title, a substate championship and later Salina as a final destination picked up a little more speed Tuesday night as the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team dominated another Kaw Valley League opponent.
100 years of Boy Scouts
February 11, 2010
The Boy Scouts of America are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year and events will get started with “Boy Scout Anniversary Week,” from Feb. 7-13.
No shame in getting old
February 11, 2010
I was startled by the repair man’s words. He had finished fixing my front stovetop burner and was getting directions from his supervisor about where to go next.
Leavenworth ready for Sampler Festival
February 11, 2010
As the 2010 Kansas Sampler Festival approaches, host city Leavenworth is ready to go.
Kansas State students receive academic honors
February 11, 2010
Several Basehor-Linwood High School graduates earned semester honors from Kansas State University for their academic performance in the fall 2009 semester, and one student received December 2009 graduation honors to recognize outstanding academic performance during her undergraduate career.
Basehor-Linwood graduate named to fall Dean’s List
February 11, 2010
Basehor-Linwood High School graduate Aaron Stonacek was recently named to the Dean’s List at Bentley University for the fall 2009 semester.
TEARS Walk and Rock event scheduled for April 10
February 11, 2010
The Midwest chapter of the TEARS Foundation, a non-profit organization that seeks to lift the financial and emotional burden of families who have lost a baby, will present the area’s first Walk and Rock event Saturday, April 10, at Lansing High School, 220 Lion Lane, Lansing. Teams will collect pledges to be donated to the TEARS Foundation and walk around the track in honor of a lost baby.
Haiti tragedy recalls 1965 Watts Riots in Los Angeles
February 11, 2010
Haiti. Tear stained faces, broken limbs, looting, houses toppled, people crushed, orphans sleeping in the streets, elderly broken and bruised and thousands upon thousands of dead and dying. You can’t imagine, can you? Neither can I. Even with the news coverage bringing reality to our very door steps, you really can’t grasp it. And yet.
Watchdog agency says improvements being made in area nursing homes
February 11, 2010
A combined 28 deficiencies for area nursing homes is nothing to smile about, says Mitzi McFatrich, but still there is definite progress being made.
Best-selling author to speak at USM
February 11, 2010
Lincoln scholar and New York Times best-selling author Ronald C. White Jr. will speak on “Abraham Lincoln’s Journey of Faith” at the University of St. Mary’s 12th Annual Lincoln Lecture on Presidents’ Day, Feb. 15.
Hospital doctors tap officers
February 11, 2010
The medical staff of Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., recently elected officers for 2010.
Casino partners unveil conceptual drawings
February 11, 2010
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is starting to take shape, at least in the design and concept stage.
Legislators talk budget crisis with constituents
February 11, 2010
The state’s budget crisis was on most everyone’s mind as members of the Leavenworth County legislative delegation met with local constituents Friday in Leavenworth.
Remember When
February 11, 2010
A look back through the years.
Neighbor: John Roberts
February 11, 2010
John Roberts is the deli manager at Price Chopper in Bonner Springs.
University of St. Mary to play host to hoops clinic
February 11, 2010
The University of St. Mary men’s basketball program will conduct a children’s basketball clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 13 at Ryan Sports Center.
Cable network to chronicle rescue of former Basehor resident
February 11, 2010
A Shawnee teenager who remained calm in a life-threatening situation and the firefighters who saved him will soon share their story on national television.
About snow crystals
February 11, 2010
The biggest snowfall in Lansing that I remember was in 1956 when we had 17 inches on the ground that came in a 24-hour period of time.
Class aims to change participants’ eating habits
February 11, 2010
Fast, frenzied and failing. That’s the way registered nurse Vivian Neuharth describes today’s eating habits of the American people.
Basehor-Linwood lifters have record-setting day at home invitational
February 11, 2010
Meet records fell throughout the day Saturday as Basehor-Linwood powerlifters competed at their home invitational.
Kerry Roberts Basketball results
February 11, 2010
Results for the week of Jan. 30.
Basehor-Linwood students selected for state honor band
February 11, 2010
Several Basehor-Linwood High School students are being recognized for their musical talents.
Honor Rolls
February 11, 2010
Honor Rolls for Basehor Elementary and Linwood Elementary