Archive for Thursday, July 22, 2010

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Wizards ink defender from Greece
July 22, 2010
The Kansas City Wizards announced on Tuesday that the club agreed to terms with Greek defender Nikos Kounenakis, a 32-year-old center back who played 12 seasons for OFI Crete in Greece before moving to Aris Limassol last season.
Wizards, Chiefs release additional seats for Manchester United match
July 22, 2010
Additional upper-level tickets have been released for Sunday’s soccer match pitting the Kansas City Wizards against Manchester United at Arrowhead Stadium.
Fort reopens Main Gate after ‘suspicious package’ found
11:11 a.m., July 22, 2010 Updated 12:14 p.m.
Army officials say the Main Gate at Fort Leavenworth is open again after a “suspicious package” was found in an entering vehicle.
Bachelorettes vie for chance at reality show roses
July 22, 2010
Women, and a few men, from throughout the Kansas City area spent Wednesday evening interviewing to be one of the bachelorettes or bachelors vying for a rose in the coming seasons of an ABC reality show.
Jaguars reign again as KVL’s top sports school
July 22, 2010
The results have been tabulated, the points distributed and it should come as no surprise that — once again — Mill Valley is king of the Kaw Valley League.
Holy-Field Winery takes home medals at regional competition
July 22, 2010
Holy-Field Winery can add a few more awards to its list of honors for the year.
Painted Hills GM seeks single-day world record for golfers Saturday
July 22, 2010
In the golf industry for more than 30 years, Steve Price has just about seen it all — except for a world record for rounds of golf played on one course in a single day.
Basehor museum planning third farmers market
July 22, 2010
The next Basehor Historical Museum farmer’s market will be from 8 a.m. to noon July 24, at the Basehor City Park.
Basehor graduate named to dean’s honor roll
July 22, 2010
Tiana D. Breitenbach, of Basehor, was recently named to Wichita State University’s dean’s honor roll for spring 2010.
Senate hopefuls to bus tables at GOP breakfast
July 22, 2010
The Red, White and Biscuit Breakfast is expected to bring several Republican candidates to Tonganoxie, including both candidates in the heated race for Sam Brownback’s Senate seat.
City enjoys another growth spurt, Census Bureau says
July 22, 2010
There are about 169 new faces in Basehor according to the US Census Bureau.
Wyandotte County Open accepting registrations
July 22, 2010
Entries are now being accepted for the longest running tournament of its kind in Kansas City — the 34th annual Wyandotte County Open.
YMCAs add football camp led by former KU player
July 22, 2010
The Providence and Bonner Springs Family YMCAs have added a new summer program that begins soon.
Fair Board, township obtain county buildings
July 22, 2010
Leavenworth County no longer owns a share of a building at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie.
Neighbors: John Robison
July 22, 2010
John Robison is the owner of the Roving Imp Theater and Coffee House
Proposed county budget now reflects mill levy increase
July 22, 2010
The Leavenworth County Commission is closing in on a 2011 budget that would create a county codes court while raising the property tax levy by 1.17 mills.
Missing probe in Tonganoxie continues
July 22, 2010
Authorities continue to investigate a missing person case involving a Tonganoxie man, but officials have no new leads.
Spaghetti dinner expected to honor former organizer
July 22, 2010
As the 20th annual Senior Center spaghetti dinner approaches, thoughts of the event’s original organizer are fresh on many people’s minds.
United churches break ground on new building
July 22, 2010
With members from former churches Emmaus Lutheran Church of Bonner Springs and St. Martin Lutheran Church of Basehor watching in the crowd, the Rev. Robert Weinkauf turned the first spade of dirt on a combined effort two years in the making.
Wristen: Common themes emerge when analyzing annual athletics department rankings
July 22, 2010
At first glance, few things seem different about the results of this year’s Kaw Valley League Athletics Department of the Year rankings.
Leavenworth County Commission OKs Tonganoxie’s plan for revitalization
July 22, 2010
The debate was the same, but the city of Tonganoxie’s second attempt in two months to win the Leavenworth County Commission’s approval of its revitalization plan had a different outcome.
Chamber chews on news about T-Bones
July 22, 2010
Scott Steckly said the Kansas City T-Bones get better and better each year, and this year is no exception.
Turnpike ramp reopens
July 22, 2010
As of noon Tuesday the eastbound Interstate 70 to Kansas Highway 7 entrance ramp in Bonner Springs was reopened to traffic.
Three-year-old continues strong recovery from barn gate accident
July 22, 2010
Brooklyn Sickman, 3, plays with a dollhouse alongside older sister, Saryn Hernandez, who is 13.
Angels, saints on Earth
July 22, 2010
It seems that I have been spending my time with heroes, angels and saints.
Remember When
July 22, 2010
Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Lost life brings up memories of lessons gained
July 22, 2010
I was taught to dance by a woman who could not walk.
County commissioners plan meeting with constituents
July 22, 2010
The Leavenworth County Commissioners want to hear from you.
Check your tires
July 22, 2010
I looked at the tires before we left and thought one was a little low but did not take the time to really check it out.