Archive for Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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Gas leak work concludes; K-32 reopens
October 20, 2010
Kansas Highway 32 is open again after Wednesday’s chlorine gas leak had several local agencies on scene just west of Bonner Springs.
Satellite voting available this week in Basehor, Tonganoxie
October 20, 2010
If Leavenworth County voters don’t want to head to the polls on election day this year, the polls will be coming to them in the southern portion of the county.
Chief’s Corner: Don’t leave cars running unattended
October 20, 2010
Over the past few weeks we have seen an increase in thefts of motor vehicles and farm equipment and in illegal use of credit cards.
GOP group sings at center
October 20, 2010
The Leavenworth County Republican Women visited the Golden Living Center in Lansing earlier this month to lead a patriotic singalong.
Year’s market ends Sunday
October 20, 2010
The final Basehor Historical Museum farmer’s market of the year will take place Sunday morning.
K-32 closed from 150th Street to 138th Street because of gas leak incident
October 20, 2010
As of about 3 p.m. Wednesday, Kansas Highway 32 is closed from 150th Street in Leavenworth County to 138th Street in Wyandotte County because of the chlorine leak incident.
Night at the Museum’ to offer living history exhibits
October 20, 2010
Exhibits will come to life at the Basehor Historical Museum, 2812 N. 155th St., this weekend for the museum’s second annual “Night at the Museum.”
Woman injured in accident west of Basehor on 24/40
October 20, 2010
At least one person was sent to a hospital after a car accident west of Basehor on Monday.
Library promoting city-wide reading of ‘Tom Sawyer’
October 20, 2010
Basehor Community Library is encouraging people in the community to read “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” by Mark Twain this month as part of its “Big Read” promotion.
St. James Academy takes top seed in 4A substate volleyball bracket
October 20, 2010
St. James Academy’s quest for a third straight Class 4A state championship begins Saturday at the substate tournament at Tonganoxie.
BLHS football district update
October 20, 2010
Get a glimpse of how Basehor-Linwood’s football district is shaking out.
Legal battle over water means higher fees for rural Eudora customers
October 20, 2010
In eastern Douglas County, a long-simmering water war is starting to produce new levels of pain.
Officials evacuating some areas near gas leak as precaution
12:51 p.m., October 20, 2010 Updated 02:35 p.m.
Crews continue to monitor a gas leak Wednesday afternoon west of Bonner Springs and, as a precautionary measure, are evacuating all residences and businesses within a half-mile downwind of the leak.
BLHS soccer shrugs off loss to Turner, beats Tongie
October 20, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood boys soccer team suffered a rare loss Thursday when it fell to Turner, 3-2. The Bobcats regrouped Monday and took out their frustration on Tonganoxie.
Fighting SIDS
Safe Kids Kansas hopes to raise awareness
October 20, 2010
Cheri Sage, state director for Safe Kids Kansas, answers questions about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, October is SIDS Awareness Month.