Archive for Thursday, May 13, 2010

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Seniors relish final night at Basehor-Linwood
May 13, 2010
A 12-year voyage for Basehor-Linwood students ended with one memorable night.
Wizards’ Espinoza headed to World Cup
May 13, 2010
Roger Espinoza, a defender/midfielder for the Kansas City Wizards, will be headed to South Africa this summer to participate in the World Cup.
Flooding forces road closures near Easton; flood, river warnings still in effect
May 13, 2010
Moderate flooding near Easton has forced closure of roads there.
VFW coming to family’s aid
May 13, 2010
The Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 will have a fundraiser for a returning Army soldier from Afghanistan, stationed at Fort Lewis, Wash.
Commuter forecast for May 13, 2010
May 13, 2010
The skies will be cloudy and the roads will be wet as you make your way out on the morning commute. Temperatures will be chilly in the low 50s but the rain will be pushing out of the area as the day moves along.
Hiss, Kraemer power BLHS track squad at Piper meet
May 13, 2010
Jesse Hiss and Jay Kraemer have solidified themselves as Basehor-Linwood’s top performers in throwing events this season.
What is brolliology?
May 13, 2010
Umbrellas have many different names and the study of them is called “brolliology.”
STAR bond rate on Wizards Stadium funding favorable to community
May 13, 2010
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., announced it will save taxpayers an estimated $1.21 million a year on the Kansas City Wizards Stadium and development project.
Remember When
May 13, 2010
Remember When — May 13, 2010
Website strives to promote health through community
May 13, 2010
Imagine a Lawrence with greatly reduced new cases of diabetes. Or high blood pressure. Or high cholesterol.
Leavenworth County grads receive KU academic honors
May 13, 2010
The University Honors Program at Kansas University will bestow graduation medallions to 168 members of the Class of 2010, including Thomas William Moody, Basehor, Shawn Matthew Jung, Lansing, and Alison E. Pendley, Leavenworth.
Humane society schedules next spay/neuter transport
May 13, 2010
Leavenworth County Humane Society will conduct its next monthly low-cost spay/neuter transport May 20 and May 21 at the old City Shop on Main Street across from the water park in Tonganoxie. The full package for cats starts at $25, and the full package for dogs is based on weight and starts at $82. Cats as small as two pounds and dogs as young as 8 weeks may participate. Feral cats are welcome.
Surging ‘Cats split with Jaguars
May 13, 2010
The fifth inning meant everything to the Basehor-Linwood baseball team on Tuesday.
Making a splash
Basehor Community Library introduces summer reading program
May 13, 2010
Basehor Community Library children’s librarian Vickey Long has been planning the 2010 summer reading program at the library. Long said the theme of this year’s program was “Make a Splash…Read!”
Museum celebrates extension unit
May 13, 2010
The Basehor Historical Museum is paying homage to an extraordinary group of women.
Couple’s business commemorates lost loved ones
May 13, 2010
Tuesday morning, Bill Jones was preparing a granite stone for a trip through a sandblaster.
Former Basehor resident lands Air Force promotion
May 13, 2010
Angela M. McKensie, Basehor, has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. McKenzie is an outbound assignments counselor assigned to the 51st Fighter Wing, Osan Air Base, South Korea. She is the daughter of Louis F. and Debra L. Garcia of Basehor.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark opens for the season
May 13, 2010
Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan., will open for its first full season Friday, May 14.
Program seeks host families
May 13, 2010
World Heritage Student Exchange Programs is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries around the world.
2nd teacher sentenced for relations with student
May 13, 2010
A former Basehor-Linwood High School teacher will not serve jail time for inappropriate behavior with a student.
Wizards announce exhibition vs. Manchester United
May 13, 2010
The Kansas City Wizards will play English Premier League powerhouse Manchester United to inaugurate the new Arrowhead Stadium at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 25.
Bonner Springs swimmers take second at Wyandotte County Championships
May 13, 2010
Bonner Springs turned in its best performance of the season in the pool on Thursday, May 6, and it could not have come at a better time.
Bonner Springs’ Opat takes 7th at rain-shortened KVL golf tourney
May 13, 2010
The weather was unkind to Kaw Valley League golfers on Monday, forcing the league championships at Sunflower Hills Golf Course to be reduced from 18 holes to nine.
Program offers free clothes to needy
May 13, 2010
Families in need in the Basehor-Linwood community have a place to shop for clothes thanks to one eighth-grader.
Register of Deeds’ finds herself, commissioners at odds over use of fees
May 13, 2010
The Leavenworth County Commission agreed to wait for additional information before requesting for a Kansas attorney general’s opinion on the possible uses of a fee collected in the Leavenworth County Register of Deeds office.
Neighbors: Cassie Schmidt
May 13, 2010
Cassie Schmidt is the Basehor city administrative assistant
Event secures 91 inches of hair for non-profits
May 13, 2010
Shawnee — The scissors were sharp and the crowd was chanting “cut, cut, cut” Friday afternoon as 91 inches of hair was collected at the Pony Tail Roundup.
School board discusses health, wellness center
May 13, 2010
The wheels are in motion for the Basehor-Linwood health and wellness center, and another step has been cleared.
Senior Center ‘feels like home’ to new director
May 13, 2010
For Tina Ashford, taking over as director of the Bonner Springs Senior Center is not about what shoes she has to fill.
Ice cream, flower run leads to misplaced coin purse
May 13, 2010
I call it my hot fudge honesty experience.
Photo acts as reminder to live in the moment
May 13, 2010
An old black-and-white photo hangs above my desk. The image has faded some over time, but its focus is sharp and you can still see it plainly.
Washburn honors resident
May 13, 2010
Amanda Vervaecke, Bonner Springs, was recognized for being a member of the Washburn University Honors program at the recent University Honors Spring Banquet.
BPU lowers summer rates
May 13, 2010
The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities has announced the fuel and energy recovery charge for the 2010 summer period — May to October — is being adjusted downward by 27 percent from last summer.
Letters: May is stroke month
May 13, 2010
Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States and a major cause of severe, long-term disability. In fact, more than 700,000 people suffer a stroke each year — about one person every 45 seconds.
In gratitude of moms
May 13, 2010
Last Sunday we celebrated Mother’s Day, which is probably the biggest secular family holiday of the year. It is a time when families get together to honor moms and grandmoms with gifts and good food.
YMCA continues sign-up for summer programs
May 13, 2010
The Providence and Bonner Springs Family YMCAs currently are accepting registrations for youth basketball, bitty baseball, tennis lessons, flag football camp and tennis camp.
KCKCC to play host to Youth Sports Program
May 13, 2010
Kansas City Kansas Community College will play host to the National Youth Sports Program June 14-July 16.
BLSA announces schedule of summer soccer camps
May 13, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association will play host to its annual summer soccer camps June 14-18 at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Dream leads former bookkeeper to open alteration shop
May 13, 2010
After 19 years in the same place, DiAnne Berning is ready for a change.
Bonner Springs’ tennis season ends at 5A regional tournament
May 13, 2010
The Bonner Springs boys tennis team will not be represented at the Class 5A state tournament on Friday and Saturday at the Emporia High School tennis courts, but that doesn’t mean BSHS coach Bill Scott isn’t pleased with his team’s season.