Archive for Thursday, July 7, 2011

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Tonganoxie High School student dies in Thursday rollover accident in Basehor
03:49 p.m., July 7, 2011 Updated 09:48 a.m.
A Tonganoxie High School student died in a rollover accident Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 24-40 in Basehor.
Concert attendees get inspiration, mosh-induced rush from Warped Tour
July 7, 2011
For three young Vans Warped Tour 2011 attendees, Wednesday’s day-long music festival was a chance to hear some favorite bands, spend time together and feel that unmistakable rush that can only be found in a mosh pit.
Basehor VFW Post announces new officers
July 7, 2011
The Basehor VFW Post 11499 has announced its newly elected officers for 2011-12.
Basehor Field of Dreams complex to offer youth soccer for first time
July 7, 2011
The city of Basehor’s Field of Dreams athletics complex will offer a youth soccer league for the first time this fall.
Basehor-Linwood graduate accepts Pitt State position
July 7, 2011
A Basehor-Linwood High School graduate has been appointed to a fundraising director position for Pittsburg State University’s College of Technology, the university announced last week.
Basehor-Linwood hit hard by federal graduation rate change
Many virtual school students now count as ‘non-graduates’
July 7, 2011
Chris Chase beamed as she laid two certificates, encased in glass and surrounded by thick wooden frames, on the coffee table.
Bobcats, Braves lauded by Kaw Valley League softball coaches
July 7, 2011
Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs had four players garner All-Kaw Valley League honors.
Whether individually or as a teammate, Equels shined at BLHS
July 7, 2011
Shelby Equels is surprised that she was named the Basehor-Linwood High School Female Senior Athlete of the Year.
Remember When for July 7, 2011
July 7, 2011
Stories and events from The Chieftain in the first week of July 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Summer camp key to development of Bonner Springs volleyball
July 7, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School volleyball program made some major gains during the 2010 season as the Braves built a 17-19 record with a youth-laden squad.
Sedgwick: Heart wins over mind in mending friendship
July 7, 2011
A friend and I had words. It came out of the blue really. If we’d had words before, it just sailed past me like a ship skimming the surface of a lake.
Fireworks stands report booming business despite fee increase
July 7, 2011
Many of the 11 fireworks stands in Bonner Springs this year reported customers were more interested in purchasing smaller items than in buying larger explosives or kits worth several hundred dollars.
Letter to the editor: Thank Bonner’s mayor
July 7, 2011
Being a veteran and born on the Fourth of July, I still get goose bumps when I hear the national anthem.
Happy birthday, America!
July 7, 2011
On July 4, Lansing had its 11th annual Fireworks Extravaganza this year at the Kenneth W. Bernard Park, west of Lansing.
Goens honored with Basehor Outstanding Citizen Award for years of volunteer work
July 7, 2011
Judy Goens had just been honored as Basehor’s citizen of the year, and the people around her said she should sit down and enjoy the fireworks coming up. But she wasn’t about to do that.
Kitchen is off-limits
July 7, 2011
In my five plus decades of marriage, I’ve learned there are three times when I am absolutely not needed and, in fact, have been banished from the process.