Archive for Thursday, January 21, 2010

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Basehor Police Department Calls Jan. 20, 2010
January 21, 2010
Calls for the Basehor Police Department
Mayor stresses importance of chamber, city cooperation in 2010
January 21, 2010
Forming a strong relationship between the City of Basehor and the Basehor Chamber of Commerce will be key in Mayor Terry Hill’s plans for 2010.
Live updates: Basehor-Linwood Basketball Invitational
04:40 p.m., January 21, 2010 Updated 08:46 p.m.
Live updates from Thursday’s games at the Basehor-Linwood Basketball Invitational.
Free weatherization services will lower utility costs
January 21, 2010
No cost weatherization services are available for the elderly, handicapped and low- to moderate-income residents by the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Commuter Forecast for January 21, 2010
January 21, 2010
The Thursday commute should include patchy fog and some reduced speeds on highways.
No obstacle too great for Basehor girls in victory against STA
January 21, 2010
It was a bizarre stat line for the Basehor-Linwood girls on Wednesday against St. Teresa’s (Mo.) Academy.
Bobcats stuff Holton, advance to semifinals
January 21, 2010
As the two-time defending champions of the Basehor-Linwood Boys Basketball Invitational, the Bobcats had no intention of being bumped to the consolation bracket — even if they were facing a rare opponent with the physical size to match up with them.
Shorthanded BLHS girls take No. 4 Ottawa to wire
January 21, 2010
Noah Simpson views the regular season as one giant learning experience that prepares a team to be great in the postseason.
BLMS 8th-grade boys off to fast start
January 21, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball teams opened the season with a pair of games. The varsity squad went 2-0 and the junior varsity went 1-1.
Race car drivers enjoy time in spotlight
January 21, 2010
Television will never be the same for a group of Bonner Springs and Basehor race car drivers.
Vigil taking place Friday
January 21, 2010
Kansans For Life is sponsoring a candlelight vigil in response to the anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling of Roe v. Wade in 1973.
BLMS 7th-graders fall to Lexington Trail
January 21, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School seventh-grade boys basketball teams were swept by Lexington Trail.
Holy-Field planning party
January 21, 2010
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery will be having a Valentines Mardi Gras Party from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14.
Glenwood Ridge Honor Roll
January 21, 2010
Glenwood Ridge Elementary School announces its second-quarter honor roll.
Remember when
January 21, 2010
Bonner / Basehor area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Basehor K of C presents free throw contest
January 21, 2010
All boys and girls ages 10-14 are invited to take part in the local competition for the 2010 Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Basehor Sixth Grade Center gym, 115th Street and Leavenworth Road.
Workshop aims for higher scores
January 21, 2010
Four Basehor-Linwood educators recently devoted a day to exploring methods for improving the test scores of students in USD 458.
On the agenda
January 21, 2010
The agenda for the Jan. 25 Basehor City Council meeting.
Phone company provides tips for winter cell use
January 21, 2010
During the winter months, cell phone users should be aware that significant temperature changes could damage their cell phones. Before heading out to enjoy winter activities, U.S. Cellular advises “winterizing” wireless phones. U.S. Cellular’s cell phone technicians offer these tips to help your phone survive the cold days of winter:
Elementary school planning chili feed, cooking contest
January 21, 2010
Linwood Elementary School has planned a sixth annual chili supper from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 as a fundraiser for special programs. These funds are traditionally used to bring educational and cultural programs to the students and will this year also be used to provide field trip busing as needed for off-site programs.
Senate candidate stressing less government spending
January 21, 2010
Reducing government spending and preserving Kansas values were two of the forerunners on U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran’s priority list Tuesday morning as he made a stop in Basehor on his U.S. Senate campaign.
Cerner, Unified Government seal agreement
January 21, 2010
It’s official. Wyandotte County will become the new home of a more than $400 million Wizards soccer stadium and Cerner Corporation office campus.
Walgreens set for March opening date
January 21, 2010
An official with the management company overseeing Bonner Springs Pointe says Walgreens will open its store there in early March.
Foggy days in Lansing
January 21, 2010
Through the years fog usually hits around New Years Eve and the first part of January, and this year is no exception.
Cub Scout pack organizes annual Pinewood Derby
January 21, 2010
Cub Scout Pack 3169 is having its annual Pinewood Derby race Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Sixth Grade Center in Basehor.
Ten books in 2010
Library introduces new reading program
January 21, 2010
The Basehor Community Library has started a new reading program called “10 in 2010,” in which adult members of the community can participate. Adult services librarian Laura Carroll explains how the reading program will work.
VFW recognizes Basehor teachers
January 21, 2010
A fourth-grade teacher at Basehor Elementary School is in the running for a statewide citizenship education award that could lead to national recognition.
Bah, humbug’
January 21, 2010
If I were asked to give my opinion of winter weather and particularly this year, I would paraphrase the world’s most famous curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge.
Neighbors: Andrea “DeeDee” Harringon Summers
January 21, 2010
Andrea “DeeDee” Harringon Summers is the florist and bookkeeper at Harrington Floral, 218 Oak St.
Snowstorms put added stress on cities
January 21, 2010
The snow story continues like a bad novel about a serial killer. Just when one believes he or she may safely make an appointment to see the doctor or dentist or accept a social invitation, the horror returns, icing up sidewalks, pouring down frozen precipitation and wrapping us in hypothermia-inducing cold.
Finalists Seaton, Johnson lead BLHS at Bobcat Classic
January 21, 2010
Basehor-Linwood wrestler Symon Seaton was excited throughout last week about the possibility of wrestling Cody Brewer in the Bobcat Classic.