Archive for Thursday, October 14, 2010

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County administrator’s resignation sparks proposal for ballot question
October 14, 2010
After the Leavenworth County administrator announced this week that she will resign later this month, county commissioner J.C. Tellefson proposed Thursday that the county place an initiative on the April general election ballot seeking voters’ approval of the county administrator position.
Commuter forecast for October 14, 2010
October 14, 2010
A chilly start to the morning will give way to warmer weather this afternoon. Weather-related delays should be non-existent.
Bobcats battle past Jaguars, win KVL title
October 14, 2010
The district playoffs were still a week away, but Basehor-Linwood and Mill Valley were in playoff mode for their football showdown Friday night at BLHS.
Fire Departments opens doors for open house
October 14, 2010
I couldn’t help but marvel at the changes and improvements since that first meeting I went to in May 1946.
BLMS ready for ribbon cutting next month
October 14, 2010
As the finishing touches are being added to the Basehor-Linwood School District’s newest building, superintendent David Howard said Monday night that the new Basehor-Linwood Middle School would be ready for an open house and ribbon cutting next month.
Letter to the editor: Vote for more public input
October 14, 2010
Kansas is alone in its judicial selection process. No other state provides lawyers and bar associations a dominating role in the judicial nomination process like Kansas. 
Basehor-Linwood soccer squad weathers rough stretch
October 14, 2010
After cruising through the first six weeks of the season with a 7-1 record, the Basehor-Linwood boys soccer team has struggled to find a victory in recent games.
Tush’s turn: junior leads basehor girls to title at Pleasant Ridge Invitational
October 14, 2010
Hannah Tush and Ally Laney ran stride-for-stride with one another Thursday at the Pleasant Ridge Invitational.
Neighbors: Amy Schaffer
October 14, 2010
Amy Schaffer is the teen services librarian at the Basehor Community Library.
Remember When
October 14, 2010
A look back at this date in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Red Hat luncheon set for Wednesday in Leavenworth
October 14, 2010
The Heritage Center, 109 Delaware in Leavenworth, is playing host to a Red Hat Society luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Friends of Library having book sale
October 14, 2010
The Friends of the Basehor Community Library will hold its annual Fall Book Sale this weekend at the library, 1400 158th St.
Car enthusiasts vroom to Basehor show
October 14, 2010
Automobile aficionados may argue about which model year was the best for the Ford Mustang or the Dodge Challenger, but there’s no debate that the 2010 edition of the Basehor Car Show was the biggest yet.
Residents give street upgrades stellar marks
October 14, 2010
As the Leavenworth County Commission on Monday finalized the financial details of a street improvement project pushed by the residents of two subdivisions southwest of Basehor, two couples made the trip to the county courthouse to show their appreciation.
Police show off new work space
October 14, 2010
Five pounds of sand in a two-pound bag. That’s how Police Chief John Haley described the cramped operations of the Bonner Springs Police Department before it acquired new space in a building across the street.
New spa promotes joy, restoration, healing
October 14, 2010
After a friend laid out the advice for her, Tammy Anderson knew what her life’s work would be.
Benefit car show bears message
October 14, 2010
Dorian Comeau’s world changed on May 14.
Rotary delivers holiday gift early
October 14, 2010
By 9 a.m. Saturday, members of the Bonner Springs Rotary Club were hard at work, cleaning, painting and landscaping.
Community mourns BSHS graduates
October 14, 2010
For the staff at Bonner Springs High School, Jake Henry will always be the boy who gave special thought to everything he did, and Stephanie Conn will be remembered for her amazing smile.
Kerry Roberts basketball registration now open
October 14, 2010
Registration is now open for the 2010-2011 season of Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball.
Braves win second straight, take momentum into districts
October 14, 2010
J.J. Jackson is starting to get healthy after being sidelined early in the year with a hamstring injury, and that could be a positive sign for Bonner Springs as it enters district football play next week.
Letters: Vote for more public input
October 14, 2010
Kansas is alone in its judicial selection process. No other state provides lawyers and bar associations a dominating role in the judicial nomination process like Kansas.
Professor sponsoring election debates in Leavenworth
October 14, 2010
A professor at Kansas City Kansas Community College is sponsoring two political forums from 7-9 p.m. Monday and Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 Esplanade St. in Leavenworth.
Bolt of power
October 14, 2010
Recently I went to Shawnee Mission West to watch my grandson’s football game in threatening, at best, weather conditions.
Celebrating professional women’s accomplishments
October 14, 2010
As women, we stand on the shoulders of women who have gone before and paved the way, just as the next generation will stand on our shoulders to reach heights we may have aspired to or may have only envisioned on a distant horizon.
Deceased artist brought back to life through exhibit
October 14, 2010
The works of renowned Bonner Springs artist Ernst Ulmer will be on display — and up for grabs — for the first time since his death.
Hall to offer spooky event
October 14, 2010
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame will play host to the second annual Trick or Treat on the Farm event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, in the Farm Town section of the center.
Bolt of power
October 14, 2010
Recently I went to Shawnee Mission West to watch my grandson’s football game in threatening, at best, weather conditions. Before the game got underway, the players were sent back to the locker room and shortly thereafter, the game was postponed. The reason was the threat of lightning and severe weather.
Fairmount firefighters remembered at Wichita ceremony
October 14, 2010
Two former Fairmount Township firefighters who died in the line of duty were among those honored at the ninth annual Kansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony on Sunday in Wichita.
BLHS golfers Dove, Vasquez qualify for state
October 14, 2010
Fresh off of a strong showing at its home invitational on Thursday, the Basehor-Linwood girls golf team hoped to carry that momentum into Tuesday’s Class 4A regional tournament at Village Greens Golf Course in Ozawkie.