Archive for Thursday, February 10, 2011

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Bobcats showcase power at home lifting tourney
February 10, 2011
Former ESPN anchors Dan Patrick and Keith Olbermann used to utter the phrase “Welcome to the big show” at the start of “SportsCenter,” and the slogan would have been fitting Saturday at the Basehor-Linwood Bobcat Power Invitational.
Happy birthday, Monopoly
February 10, 2011
Unemployed engineer Charles B. Darrow of Germantown, Pa., was awarded a patent on the game, which made him a multimillionaire and revived board game company Parker Brothers’ ailing fortunes.
Neighbors: Walt Stephen
February 10, 2011
Walt Stephen shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Neighbors column.
Home construction down, but not dire, for LVCO
February 10, 2011
Though home construction continued to fall in Leavenworth County in 2010, county commissioners said Monday it was important to realize the county is still growing — just more slowly.
Bonner Springs YMCA offers new programs
February 10, 2011
The Bonner Springs Family YMCA is currently offering new programs for youth development and healthy living.
BLMS 8th-grade boys face tough competition
February 10, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball teams had a rough week with games against Piper and Monticello Trails.
Kerry Roberts Basketball results
February 10, 2011
Kerry Roberts Basketball League results for Feb. 5, 2011.
Kettle drive exceeds goal
February 10, 2011
The Salvation Army in Kansas City has surpassed its 2010 Christmas Campaign goal.
Remember When
February 10, 2011
Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
KCKCC to offer belly dance
February 10, 2011
Belly dance technique and belly dance aerobics classes will be offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College, beginning Feb. 28 and running through April 4.
Minister recalls youth activism with NAACP
February 10, 2011
As Herman McConico looks back on the most memorable moments in his life, he gets a little fuzzy about the dates on which some of them occurred.
Basehor-Linwood students the Bee’s knees for spelling in Leavenworth County
February 10, 2011
If there’s a secret to success in a spelling bee, the stories of two Basehor-area champions spell out a good guess at what it might be: R-E-A-D-I-N-G, and lots of it.
Libraries’ joint effort bringing filmmaker to Basehor
February 10, 2011
An exclusive event is coming to the area this month, thanks to a partnership between the Basehor, Bonner Springs and Tonganoxie libraries.
KDOT grant offers Basehor $1 million to extend Wolf Creek Parkway
February 10, 2011
Basehor motorists may have another way to move east or west through town as soon as next year, if the city takes up the state on an offer to help build a new road.
Excessive snow a nuisance for administrators, coaches
February 10, 2011
While students across the Kansas City metro area stayed home from school Wednesday in the wake of Tuesday’s blizzard that buried most of the area in about a foot of snow, John Hilton was hard at work.
Dining with a justice
February 10, 2011
I had dinner on Friday night with an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Justice Sonia Sotomayor. I am still pinching myself.