Archive for Thursday, November 18, 2010

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Couples
Obituaries
Photo galleries
Basehor-Linwood High School strength and conditioning
Polls

What grade would you give outgoing Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson?

Response Percent
C. Given the economic circumstances, I suppose he could have done worse.
 
32%
B. I agree with most of what he has done.
 
20%
C. He has done a terrible job.
 
20%
A. He has done an outstanding job.
 
16%
D. I disagree with most of what he has done.
 
12%
Total 50

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Adidas contest update: BLHS video trails by 86 votes
02:38 p.m., November 18, 2010 Updated 05:46 p.m.
The video submitted by Basehor-Linwood High School senior Courtney Inlow to an online Adidas fragrance contest trailed its opponent 846 votes to 760 as of about 5:30 p.m. Friday.
Neighbors: Jim Hann
November 18, 2010
Jim Hann is a third-grade teacher at Bonner Springs Elementary.
BLMS 8th-graders sweep series with Clark
BLMS 7th-grade basketball remains undefeated
November 18, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball teams swept a series with Clark Middle School on Wednesday, Nov. 10.
BSHS, BLHS volleyball squads each place 2 on All-KVL lineup
November 18, 2010
The Bonner Springs volleyball team turned in a breakout season in 2010 as it nearly doubled its number of victories while posting a 17-19 record.
Wristen: Playoff teams hindered by weak KVL
November 18, 2010
Five of the eight Kaw Valley League football teams advanced to the state playoffs this season, but only one of them won a game.
Remember When
November 18, 2010
A look back at this date in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
BPU offers ‘Energy Smart Home’ program
November 18, 2010
The Board of Public Utilities has launched a new Energy Smart Home program for residents and businesses in Wyandotte County.
Remembered words of advice, support
November 18, 2010
She was not a touchy, feely kind of woman, and as far as I know, she was not prone to giving advice. In my case, however, she did both.
Leaves are everywhere
November 18, 2010
Today after bagging 10 big bags full of leaves just from my front yard, I had a hard time trying to forget about them.
Student-produced video could net $15,000 in Adidas contest
November 18, 2010
Tasked with showcasing Basehor-Linwood High School’s best “moves” in a video, senior Courtney Inlow decided the school’s most exciting athletic achievements happened away from screaming crowds or bright lights.
County Commission allows Health Department hiring
November 18, 2010
Because county offices were closed Thursday in honor of Veterans Day, the Leavenworth County Commission did not meet.
New Bonner Springs bank ready for business
November 18, 2010
KCB Bank will play host to an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at its new commercial loan center from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, Nov. 18, at the center, 13100 Kansas Ave., Bonner Springs.
Bobcats not satisfied with 9-1 season
November 18, 2010
Basehor-Linwood went undefeated through the football regular season, which was quite an accomplishment considering where the Bobcats started the season.
Smith: Give Pilgrims thanks
November 18, 2010
Every year Jean decorates for Thanksgiving and among my favorite items is a set of tiny Pilgrims.
VFW, auxiliary’s holiday dinner benefits VA hospital patients
November 18, 2010
For the last 15 years, Bonner Springs VFW Post 6401 and its Ladies Auxiliary have joined to offer a Thanksgiving dinner for up to 40 patients of the Dwight Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Hospital in Leavenworth. The hospital allows any veteran patients interested to sign up for the bus ride to Bonner Springs about a month in advance.
Kiwanis present dictionaries
November 18, 2010
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club held its annual spiritual aims Thanksgiving program last week during its meeting held at Sister’s Restaurant. The Rev. Ray Bailey, a retired chaplain, was the featured speaker and led the club in the service.
Christmas event set Nov. 30
November 18, 2010
The Edwardsville Mayor’s Tree Lighting ceremony will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Edwardsville City Hall, 690 S. Fourth St.
Lions present pancake ‘feed’
November 18, 2010
The Linwood Lions Club will have a pancake feed from 7-11 a.m. Saturday at the Linwood Community Center, 302 Main St., Linwood.
Victory Junction officials project camp to open in 2013 in Kansas City, Kan.
November 18, 2010
With the whimsical charm of Disney World and the medical sophistication of a hospital, the Victory Junction children’s camp in North Carolina is one-of-a-kind, camp spokesman Kyle Brenner said Thursday. But if things go according to plan, that won’t be the case for long.
Recycling event Saturday
November 18, 2010
America Recycles Day will be at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle branch of the Kansas City, Kan., Public Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20.
Wyandotte County museum receives grant to expand Jewish collection
November 18, 2010
The Kansas Humanities Council awarded the museum a $2,690 Humanities grant to help it create “Our Jewish Past,” a display that will detail the history of the Jewish community in the county, in conjunction with this spring’s exhibition of “Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings” from the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.
Council approves finance director job
November 18, 2010
Next year, Basehor’s city clerk position will take on more responsibilities and a new title: finance director.
Basehor VFW offers free Thanksgiving meal for seniors
November 18, 2010
The Basehor VFW Post 11499 will offer its annual free Thanksgiving meal for Basehor senior citizens at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the VFW Post, 2805 N. 155th St.
Basehor-Linwood Middle School dedication set for Sunday
November 18, 2010
A dedication and ribbon-cutting for the new Basehor-Linwood Middle School building will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at the school, 15900 Conley Rd., Bonner Springs.
Basehor VFW announces Patriot’s Pen contest winners
November 18, 2010
Basehor VFW Post 11499 has announced the local winners of the national VFW Patriot’s Pen middle-school writing contest.
Basehor-Linwood Assistance Services embarking on most needy time of year
November 18, 2010
Though Basehor-Linwood Assistance Services is branching out into other ways of helping the community, its holiday Adopt-a-Family program is still the bread and butter of the nonprofit organization’s services.