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Hospitality industry orientation event is Jan. 13 in Leavenworth
January 6, 2011
An orientation for individuals interested in careers in the hospitality industry will start at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Leavenworth Center, 225 Cherokee in downtown Leavenworth.
Postcard art contest being offered to Kansas youth
Jan. 31 is deadline for agriculture-themed contest
January 6, 2011
Kindergarten through sixth grade students: Grab your crayons or colored pencils and get creative.
Bobcats pass first test of 2011
January 6, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team learned in its final game of 2010 that it is beatable if it doesn’t play its very best.
BLMS 8th-grade girls 2nd at KVL Tournament
January 6, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball team placed second at the Kaw Valley League Tournament Dec. 8-9 at Lansing Middle School.
SRS accepting LIEAP applications
January 6, 2011
The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services began accepting online applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program last week ahead of the opening of the program’s annual processing period.
Eight USM student-athletes receive NAIA scholar honors
January 6, 2011
Eight University of St. Mary students have been named as 2010-2011 Scholar-Athletes by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for their efforts in the classroom and on the playing field.
Basehor-Linwood grad Savner to continue football
January 6, 2011
Kyle Savner didn’t watch much of the offensive or defensive portions of practice at Coffeyville Community College the last two seasons.
Adult co-rec volleyball registration still open
January 6, 2011
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Winter/Spring Adult Co-Rec Volleyball League.
Neighbors: Sunday Beilman
January 6, 2011
Sunday Beilman is a customer service agent with Southwest Airlines.
Remember When
January 6, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
The good old days
January 6, 2011
I looked forward nightly to radio shows like “I Love a Mystery” with heroes like Jack, Doc and Reggie making every episode more exciting than the one before.
12 Steps director finds healing through service to others
January 6, 2011
At one time in her life, Carolyn Silas said, she was junked out on cocaine, with no clear path to recovery.
Extension series to train Master Food volunteers
January 6, 2011
If you enjoy food, love to cook, are interested in nutrition, and want to “master” your culinary skills while enhancing the nutritional status of your community, then the Master Food Volunteer Program is for you.
Lunar eclipse a reminder of universe’s ‘bigger story’
January 6, 2011
The full moon rode high in the winter sky and seemed a tiny dot in far away sky. I thought about how far away the moon looked as I watched the moon fade behind the earth’s orb as we passed between the sun and the moon.
Former Lansing officer, school board member indicted on sex charges
January 6, 2011
Kansas City, Mo. — A onetime Officer of the Year in the Lansing Police Department has been indicted by a federal grand jury for attempting to entice a minor for illicit sex.
Top honor
Former BLHS valedictorians weigh in on achievement
January 6, 2011
Nearly 11 years ago, Jake Hills listened as a valedictorian spoke at his older brother’s Basehor-Linwood High School graduation ceremony.
Basehor-Linwood boys receive much needed rest during break
January 6, 2011
Basehor-Linwood boys basketball players received a well deserved rest during winter break.
Williams, Pichardo catch fire, power Braves past Chieftains
January 6, 2011
Fueled by big nights from a couple of Braves who were due for a scoring outburst, the Bonner Springs boys basketball team held off visiting Tonganoxie on Tuesday, 75-66.
Wristen: Early intrigue with substate bracketology
January 6, 2011
By most accounts, last year’s Class 4A boys basketball substate bracket at Basehor-Linwood contained three teams that many believed should have been in the state tournament field — and perhaps the Final Four.
Eagles to be on display during KCK celebration
January 6, 2011
More birds of prey will be on display this year than ever before during the 10th Anniversary Eagle Day Celebration at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library.
Basehor-Linwood’s King earns All-State honors
January 6, 2011
Chandler King, a linebacker on the Basehor-Linwood High School football team, recently was named to the Kansas Football Coaches Association’s Class 4A All-State squad.
Girls volleyball league registration closes Friday
January 6, 2011
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting girls volleyball registration forms for the 2011 Winter Volleyball League.
Winter 5K trail run scheduled for Jan. 16
January 6, 2011
The Psychodelic 5K Trail Run, Winter Edition, is slated for 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, at Wyandotte County Lake Park.
Parks and rec volleyball wraps up league season
January 6, 2011
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department’s adult co-rec volleyball league recently wrapped up its season.
Three USM student-athletes recognized for character
January 6, 2011
Three University of St. Mary student-athletes are among the names on the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference slate of coach-nominated, All-Conference Champions of Character award winners.
Three from BSHS soccer earn All-State honors
January 6, 2011
The Bonner Springs boys soccer team delivered the best season in school history this fall and capped it with a fourth-place finish at the Class 4-1A state tournament.
New downtown eatery to offer home-style fare
January 6, 2011
Coming to the table to spend time with family over a home-cooked meal is an experience Carl Robison and Beth Waggoner will provide in downtown Bonner Springs with their new restaurant, Family Table.
Candidate filing deadline for school, city races is Jan. 25.
January 6, 2011
The candidate filing deadline for the Basehor-Linwood School Board and Basehor City Council is noon Tuesday, Jan. 25.
Turnpike bridge on County Road 2 to close later this month
January 6, 2011
Drivers can expect the bridge on County Road 2, or 158th Street, over the Kansas Turnpike south of Basehor to close the week of Jan. 17.
Resolve to be happy
January 6, 2011
A long time ago someone came up with the concept of New Year’s resolutions, and it is probably a good idea to take a long look at life and begin thinking about ways to improve.
MLK celebration set for today
12:00 a.m., January 6, 2011 Updated 08:38 a.m.
As always, the annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration in Bonner Springs will promote unity, but this year organizer Kay Shevling wants to highlight unity among religions, not just races.
Council wants more information before awarding Field of Dreams contract
January 6, 2011
Only one group made a proposal to operate the City of Basehor’s Field of Dreams athletics complex, and city council members want to hear more before they award a contract.