Archive for Thursday, July 28, 2011

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McLouth man relishes windmill relics
July 28, 2011
As Kansas leaders talk about the state’s emerging wind industry, it can be easy to forget that the state has a rich history in windmills.
Pittsburg State honor roll announced
July 28, 2011
Pittsburg State University’s spring honor roll includes several students from the area.
Jarbalo Jottings
July 28, 2011
Kathy Stimac and Terry Drennon of Emporia visited Thamar Barnett Saturday.
Springdale News
July 28, 2011
Rev. Rob Santel was visiting with pastors from the McLouth and Tonganoxie area on July 19 and paid a visit to Evelyn Schwinn’s home while in the Springdale area.
Scrapbooking workshop is Saturday at library
July 28, 2011
Deanne Morey will again lead a scrapbooking workshop at the Tonganoxie Public Library. The workshop will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the library, Third and Bury streets.
Bus safety tour to be available parade night at county fairgrounds
July 28, 2011
The USD 464 transportation department will have a “self-guided” tour of a school bus to introduce parents and bus riders to all aspects of riding a school bus at the Leavenworth County Fair.
Philmont Adventure
Basehor Boy Scouts take to desert for hiking trip
July 28, 2011
For nearly two weeks, a group of high-schoolers stranded themselves in the New Mexico desert, no way back to civilization but their own two feet. They were without beds, cell phones or showers, and one time ran, yelling, from a bear.
Neighbors: Chuck Adams
July 28, 2011
Chuck Adams of Edwardsville shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Neighbors column.
Pillers’ of community prepare for store’s changing of the guard
July 28, 2011
In April 1964, Roger Miller wrote to Carl Nash about purchasing his Bonner Springs pharmacy, Nash Rexall Drugs.
Church ministers through free garage sales
July 28, 2011
One Bonner Springs church would like to expand a new effort to provide clothing, toys and other household goods for those in need — no questions asked.
Surging Sporting KC lands pair on MLS All-Star game-day roster
July 28, 2011
Sporting Kansas City’s Matt Besler and Omar Bravo both were named to the game-day roster for the 2011 AT&T All-Star Game by Manager Hans Backe.
Coleman Equipment presents machine ‘rodeo’
July 28, 2011
Coleman Equipment, 24000 W. 43rd St., will play host to a Triple Threat Rodeo from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, to benefit Heartland Habitat for Humanity.
Kamara, Bravo power Sporting KC to rout of Toronto, run streak to 12
July 28, 2011
Kei Kamara and Omar Bravo each scored two goals and helped Sporting Kansas City match the club’s record for longest unbeaten streak with a 4-2 victory against Toronto FC Saturday night at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park.
Quigley hopes to follow in Pujols’ footsteps at Maple Woods
July 28, 2011
Basehor-Linwood graduate Nathan Quigley will play baseball at Maple Woods Community College.
Caleb Johnson learned from the best, then became the best at BLHS
July 28, 2011
As a freshman, Caleb Johnson remembers football practice.
Keep sportsmanship alive
July 28, 2011
I love sports, but I am concerned about some facets.
Keep sportsmanship alive
July 28, 2011
A sports purist speaks.
Bonner library celebrates new building’s 2nd year­­
July 28, 2011
With a little more than two years under its belt, the new Bonner Springs City Library is still going strong.
Burials honor Civil War, World War I veterans
July 28, 2011
The honors bestowed on the 14 veterans buried Tuesday were long overdue.
BLHS grads make dean’s lists
July 28, 2011
Amber Jeannin and Cara Stubenrauch both have been named to the dean’s list at their respective colleges.
Remember When for July 28, 2011
July 28, 2011
Events reported in The Chieftain during the fourth week of July 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
The excitement of starting your own business
July 28, 2011
I constantly dreamed of starting my own business and after two years of retirement and working for a sign company in Leavenworth, that’s just what I did.
Sedgwick: Passing of patriach reminder of life lessons
July 28, 2011
He made the rules and we followed them — sort of followed them. When we railed against them, as all youngsters do, we knew we challenged a formidable force.