Archive for Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Basehor, Linwood students awarded K-State scholarships
December 14, 2011
Students from Basehor and Linwood were among the recipients of academic scholarships at Kansas State University for the 2011-12 school year.
Basehor title company acquired by larger firm
December 14, 2011
United Title Company LLC of Basehor has been purchased by Kansas Secured Title and Abstract Company Inc., Kansas Secured Title announced this month.
Basehor Chamber’s annual meeting auction nets almost $1,200 for BLAS
December 14, 2011
Attendees at the Basehor Chamber of Commerce annual meeting last week raised nearly $1,200 to benefit Basehor-Linwood Assistance Services during a silent auction fundraiser.
Basehor fifth-grader with deep military lineage gives back through Wreaths Across America
December 14, 2011
When Connor McEnerney was in second grade, he heard that his school was raising money to lay wreaths on veterans’ graves for the holidays.
FOP issues challenge to area organizations to match holiday gift
December 14, 2011
One local organization is hoping that others follow its example during this holiday season.
OB/GYN joins Bonner clinic
December 14, 2011
Providence Care Bonner Springs, 913 Sheidley, has added a obstetrician and gynecologist to its staff.
Letter: Commission taking action
December 14, 2011
To the editor: Kudos to the Board of County Commissioners for again discussing formation of a “blue ribbon” committee.
Good to watch kids grow
December 14, 2011
Monday mornings were always hectic when we were in the newspaper business. It was a long day that was crammed full of work. Certainly it was not a day to be shorthanded.
Water superintendent to retire after 30 years
December 14, 2011
Dale Allen remembers one winter, the water line on the Kansas Highway 7 bridge froze, and city crews spent 30 hours out in the frigid temperatures trying to thaw it.
Bonner to cut down on animal control costs
December 14, 2011
The city of Bonner Springs will look into using a growing animal rescue group to help reduce animal control costs.
Remember When for Dec. 15, 2011
December 14, 2011
Events reported in the Bonner Springs Chieftain and Basehor Sentinel during the third week of December from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Earthquake tremors cause ‘one weird night’
December 14, 2011
I have been told that my old house is haunted. I only tell you this because it has to do with my reaction to the earthquake in Oklahoma, which many here felt but didn’t know what it was.
LCDC approves 2012 budget
December 14, 2011
Leavenworth County Development Corporation board members on Thursday approved a 2012 budget that executive director Steve Jack said was largely the same as this year’s, save for some funding for a study to examine the county’s labor pool.
Joplin teachers see USD 458 as model for rebuilding
December 14, 2011
Mike Lawrence and Alan Linden had planned to visit Basehor-Linwood High School this past summer to observe the school’s weights and conditioning programs.
Kerry Roberts Basketball results
December 14, 2011
Week two results from the Kerry Roberts Basketball league.
Basehor-Linwood Middle School 7th-graders finish 2nd at KVL
December 14, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team closed out the season with a second-place finish Dec. 8 at the Kaw Valley League Tournament.
Shawnee laying groundwork for riverfront ‘Eco-Commerce Center’
01:00 p.m., December 14, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A3
At a tract of empty land flanked by the Kansas River and Kansas Highway 7, there’s more going on than meets the eye.
Shawnee police interrupt twins’ apparent birthday suicide attempt
December 14, 2011
A Shawnee police officer randomly patrolling in an area of new-home construction saved the lives of twin brothers who apparently were attempting suicide on their birthday.
Piper girls edge Basehor-Linwood
December 14, 2011
Coach Noah Simpson has a list of things he wants his Basehor-Linwood girls basketball players to learn early in the season.