Archive for Monday, December 19, 2011

Also from December 19

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What are the five biggest Basehor news stories of 2011?

Response Percent
City administrator Mark Loughry fired in surprise vote
 
17%
Recall efforts target mayor, city council members
 
17%
Basehor accepts $1 million state grant to extend Wolf Creek Parkway
 
14%
Orscheln Farm & Home plans store in former grocery building
 
13%
Census numbers show Basehor population doubled from 2000 to 2010
 
12%
Basehor-Linwood schools bounce back on state assessments, ACT scores
 
7%
Sewer District 3 project: Residents get price tag, city plans annexation
 
5%
Longtime Basehor Community Library director Carla Kaiser retires, and new director Diana Weaver comes aboard
 
4%
April elections bring new faces to Basehor City Council, Basehor-Linwood school board
 
4%
Basehor VFW Post asks for help to avoid losing building
 
2%
Total 90

All stories

Basehor City Council sticks with tougher audit at extra cost of $9,000
11:35 p.m., December 19, 2011 Updated 06:52 p.m.
The city of Basehor will continue to use a more stringent but more expensive method of accounting in its annual external financial audit after a split vote by the Basehor City Council on Monday night.
Help pick the five biggest Basehor-area stories of 2011
December 19, 2011
During the last week of 2011, the Sentinel will take a look back through a Basehor-area lens with recaps of the five biggest Basehor news stories of the year. And who better to decide which five stories best sum up Basehor-area life in 2011 than you, our readers?
Shawnee insurance agent to ‘give the gift of a birthday’ with kidney donation
03:23 p.m., December 19, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Before long, a Shawnee insurance agent will be on a flight to Chicago with his wife. It will be just after Christmas and just before New Year’s Eve. When he get’s there, he’ll be giving up a kidney to someone he doesn’t know and may never meet.
Basehor City Council meeting agenda: Dec. 19
December 19, 2011
The Basehor City Council has a regular meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at Basehor City Hall, 2620 N. 155th St.