Archive for Thursday, February 18, 2010

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A Snake in the Grass’ making its debut at Basehor-Linwood
February 18, 2010
Audience members are in for a wild western ride in Basehor-Linwood High School’s newest play.
Chamber hears Kansas Sampler update
February 18, 2010
The Leavenworth County Kansas Sampler Festival already holds promise of being the best event in the festival’s 20-year history.
Accidents snarl highways
Winter storm causes pileups on Interstate 70
February 18, 2010
As she stood on a hill past the bridge just west of Kansas Highway 7 and Interstate 70, watching a massive accident unfold, Lawrence resident Jessica Boehle couldn’t believe her eyes.
County resident submits airport petition
February 18, 2010
After almost a three-month endeavor, a Leavenworth County resident has thrown a wrench in the plans for an airport in the county.
Seaton is top ’Cat in Kaw Valley League
February 18, 2010
Symon Seaton’s dominance continued Saturday.
Kansas Entertainment gets green light for new casino
February 18, 2010
The final hurdle has been passed, and developers of the Hollywood casino overlooking Turn 2 at the Kansas Speedway in Wyandotte County are free to move forward with construction.
Don’t let fear impede progress, Little Rock Nine member says
February 18, 2010
Angry faces, with mouths “spewing the most racist invective you might imagine,” is just one of the memories Terrence Roberts has carried with him since his days at Little Rock, Ark., Central High School.
Basehor-Linwood starts fast, polishes off Santa Fe Trail
February 18, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood girls pitched a 9-0 shutout in the first quarter of Tuesday’s Kaw Valley League basketball game at Santa Fe Trail and went on to win, 34-25.
Lansing student is county’s spelling bee champion
February 18, 2010
After a seven-word duel, Lansing Middle School sixth-grader Graham Forrester took first place in the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee.
Something good to know
February 18, 2010
The older we get the more we realize how much helpful items like a wheelchair are needed and used in public areas such as grocery stores and churches.
Church prepares for party
February 18, 2010
Immaculate Conception Church will have a St. Patrick’s Day party from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 7, at the church, Fifth and Kiowa streets in Leavenworth.
Elementary school to have Sunday dedication event
February 18, 2010
A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for Basehor Elementary School 3-5 will be at 2 p.m. Sunday Feb. 21, at the school, 15241 Basehor Blvd.
Congresswoman to judge high school art competition
February 18, 2010
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins is accepting entries for the 2010 Congressional Art Competition from all high school students in the 2nd District.
Singers offer Valentines surprise
February 18, 2010
Several members of the Leavenworth County community had singing surprises this year for Valentine’s Day.
Boy Scouts plan chili feed
February 18, 2010
Basehor Boy Scout Troop 169 will have a chili feed fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 6, at First Baptist Church, 1410 N. 155th St.
KCKCC offers new class
February 18, 2010
Belly dance conditioning classes will soon be offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
On the agenda: Basehor City Council work session
February 18, 2010
Agenda items for the Monday, Feb. 22, meeting
Letters: Speak up on deer
February 18, 2010
The Basehor City Council will be voting on an ordinance at its Feb. 22 meeting that would allow bow hunting on three acres in the city.
Fundraisers abound
February 18, 2010
It sometimes seems that February and March comprise “fundraising” season in our communities. Each year many local organizations conduct fundraising activities in the waning weeks of winter.
County clerks’ group offering scholarships
February 18, 2010
The Kansas County Clerk’s and Election Officials Association are taking scholarship applications from those students who are majoring in journalism, political science or communications.
LCDC approves amendments to Program of Work document
February 18, 2010
The Leavenworth County Development Corporation is tweaking its Program of Work, a document created to account for LCDC’s productivity.
Spring sports opportunities offered by YMCA
February 18, 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.
Parks and Rec soccer registration ends today
February 18, 2010
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the youth soccer league for children ages 4-14.
Remember when
February 18, 2010
Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Basehor-Linwood boys earn key league victory at Santa Fe Trail
February 18, 2010
Basehor-Linwood remained perfect in Kaw Valley League play on Tuesday, and — barring a collapse the last three games — figures to win the league title for the third time in four years.
Church unveils newest building
February 18, 2010
Holy Angels Catholic Church was packed with more than 1,000 people Sunday morning as the congregation celebrated the opening of its new church.
Basehor-Linwood graduate receives Highland honor
February 18, 2010
Basehor-Linwood High School graduate Danielle Elliott was recently named to the Highland Community College Dean’s List.