Archive for Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Bonner Girl Scouts to lead World Thinking Day
February 24, 2011
The Bonner Springs Girl Scout Troop 1134 will lead a World Thinking Day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lake of the Forest Clubhouse in Bonner Springs.
Leavenworth County opts to decommission Glenwood Estates lagoons itself
February 24, 2011
Leavenworth County will use in-house forces to decommission the sewer lagoons serving the Glenwood Estates subdivision south of Basehor, in an attempt to lower the cost of the project for residents there.
Bribery, conspiracy charges filed against former prison worker
February 24, 2011
A federal grand jury has indicted a Lansing woman for allegedly taking bribes and providing tobacco to inmates in 2008 while she worked at the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth.
Tonganoxie police shoot armed man, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office investigating
February 24, 2011
A man was transported to the hospital early Thursday morning after being shot by a Tonganoxie police officer.
NWS issues winter storm warning for region; 3-6 inches of sleet and snow possible
February 24, 2011
Another round of winter is expected to blow through the area today.
Return of the champ
Symon Seaton’s senior year was interrupted by a broken hand, but the state champion is back with his sights set on another title
February 24, 2011
Symon Seaton has always been a no-excuses kind of guy, so he spent a full week beating himself up for wavering in that area at the Kaw Valley League Championships.
Basehor-Linwood girls rout Turner, lock up share of league championship
February 24, 2011
Basehor-Linwood guard Courtney Poe celebrated Senior Night with one of her best games of the season, making six shots from 3-point range in a 62-20 victory against Turner.
Second half effort lifts Braves past Cyclones
February 24, 2011
With its seeding for the Class 4A substate tournament already locked in, the Bonner Springs boys basketball team simply needed to use Tuesday’s game against Bishop Ward as a confidence builder.
BLHS boys regroup in Senior Night victory
February 24, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team desperately needed to kick a two-game losing streak, and Senior Night Tuesday against visiting Turner was the perfect opportunity.
Letters: Booster fundraiser a success
February 24, 2011
The Bonner Springs Booster Club, Laurie Steuart and Dawn Jackson would like to thank everyone that made our Silent Auction/Chris Cakes night a success.
Remember When
February 24, 2011
Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Kansas event seeking help
February 24, 2011
Organizers are looking for volunteers for the 22nd annual Kansas Sampler Festival, which will be held May 7 and 8 at Ray Miller Park in Leavenworth.
Neighbors: Kathleen Schram
February 24, 2011
Kathleen Schram shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Neighbors column.
Basehor City Council meeting agenda: Feb. 28
February 24, 2011
Basehor City Council meeting agenda: 7 p.m. Feb. 28
Drug stores or pharmacies
February 24, 2011
There is a big difference between a drug store and a pharmacy.
What’s the Matter with Kansas?” movie takes different approach than book
February 24, 2011
Joe Winston and Laura Cohen came to Kansas to film a documentary based on a book of political commentary. But for the movie version, the Chicago husband-and-wife filmmaking team decided to let the state speak for itself.
City council considering sewer rate break for car wash
February 24, 2011
For the first time in several years, Basehor residents have a car wash in town where they can head to rinse off the grimy remains of a snowy winter. But for residents to have that same opportunity next spring, the car wash may need a hand from the city.
Area resident works to build local music scene
February 24, 2011
Shawnee resident Thomas Caprefoli met the Oklahoma City-based band Siva Addiction backstage during last summer’s Tiblow Days festival in Bonner Springs.
Walking club member loses 65 pounds
Program gets participants moving, feeling good
February 24, 2011
Eleanor Large doubted she would be much help when in 2003 she was recruited to be a member of the Linwood walking club.
Leavenworth County bridge work limits routes crossing I-70
February 24, 2011
If it seems a little tougher these days to move across Interstate 70 in Leavenworth County, it’s not just in your imagination.
Filmmakers pose the question: ‘What’s the matter with KS?’
February 24, 2011
Joe Winston and Laura Cohen came to Kansas to film a documentary based on a book of political commentary.
BSHS girls beat Ward, take 3rd in KVL
February 24, 2011
The Bonner Springs girls have their sights set on making a run in the basketball postseason, and the Braves have momentum on their side.
Happy being a dinosaur
February 24, 2011
Over the years, I have often written that I believe we live in the best time ever in history.
Marble Crazy coming back next weekend
February 24, 2011
Moon Marble Company owner Bruce Breslow is bringing the crazy back to Bonner Springs — at least when it comes to marbles.
Top-10 relay finish highlights Bonner Springs boys’ first trip to state
February 24, 2011
It was a historic weekend in the water for the Bonner Springs High School boys swimming team.
BLHS powerlifters impressive at West Franklin
February 24, 2011
It’s crunch time for the Basehor-Linwood High School powerlifting program.