Archive for Thursday, June 23, 2011

Also from June 23

Events
Obituaries
On the street
Polls

What makes you think it's really summer?

Response Percent
It’s 90+ degrees outside and humid as all heck
 
65%
The school year is finished
 
25%
The calendar says it’s the summer solstice
 
6%
I eat my first fresh ear of corn on the cob
 
3%
I spend a day on the lake
 
0%
Total 32

Did the Basehor City Council make the right call in accepting a $1 million grant to extend Wolf Creek Parkway?

Response Percent
Yes
 
51%
No
 
48%
Total 52

All stories

Linwood man, sentenced to life for child rape, gets stricter bond conditions
June 23, 2011
A Linwood man sentenced to life in prison for child rape late last year, currently out of jail on a $400,000 appeal bond, has been placed under supervision and ordered to stay away from children and places frequented by children, as a condition of his bond.
Lansing City Hall to be closed on July 4
June 23, 2011
City of Lansing offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5.
Lansing fireworks show slated for July 4
June 23, 2011
The city of Lansing will present its 11th annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration on Monday, July 4, at Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park.
Sporting KC ties Philadelphia, stretches unbeaten streak to 6
June 23, 2011
Sporting Kansas City had its two-game winning streak snapped Wednesday at the Philadelphia Union, but KC’s six-match unbeaten streak rolled on with a 0-0 tie.
U.S. Open Cup match coming to LIVESTRONG Sporting Park
June 23, 2011
Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday announced it will play host to a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup third-round match at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park.
Sporting KC’s Smith to miss rest of season
June 23, 2011
Sporting Kansas City announced on Tuesday that winger Ryan Smith will not return for the 2011 Major League Soccer season due to family reasons.
A tour of Kansas on two wheels
June 23, 2011
Bill Downing has a love of the open road.
Thinking back
June 23, 2011
There was a time in Lansing, and every other small town and city, when there was a junk yard in every neighborhood.
Basehor City Council approves $1 million Wolf Creek Parkway grant
June 23, 2011
The Basehor City Council placed its faith in future development along U.S. Highway 24-40 on Monday.
Basehor council makes switch at city attorney
June 23, 2011
The city of Basehor has a new city attorney after the city council opted Monday to pay a higher monthly expense for the resources and versatility provided by a larger law firm.
Chilean BLHS foreign-exchange student fits right in with hosts
June 23, 2011
The first thing Hugo Andres Navarrete Carvacho noticed was the cold.
Letter to the editor: Lost and found
June 23, 2011
Read the recent article about Jay Smith of Bonner Springs (June 16 Chieftain) who connected the dots to get a man his class ring back after 45 years.
Bobcats’ Seaton to wrestle at Fort Hays
June 23, 2011
After an extensive search that took a few twists and turns, Symon Seaton is headed to Fort Hays State University.
Cable Guy’s Bonner show to air July 12
June 23, 2011
The episode of “Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy,” filmed in December at Camp Naish in Bonner Springs, will air at 8 p.m. July 12, the History Channel has announced.
Bonner Blast making its return
Fireworks show bak after fundraising effort by Downtown Bonner
June 23, 2011
The patriotic spirit is alive and well in Bonner Springs.
Downtown Bonner business says so long with sale
June 23, 2011
Sisters Dorothy Berry, Basehor, and Barbara Young, Kansas City, Kan., were out to spruce up Berry’s kitchen on Tuesday.
Admiring a brave neighbor
June 23, 2011
If a tree falls in the woods and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? How many times has someone asked that question? I know the answer now.
Remember When
June 23, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Bonner YMCA offers hoops, take-kwon-do, tennis
June 23, 2011
The Bonner Springs Family YMCA is currently accepting registration for bitty basketball, tae-kwon-do and tennis lessons for kids.