Archive for Thursday, June 30, 2011

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Riverfront Community Center closed as Missouri’s floodwaters rise in Leavenworth
June 30, 2011
With the Missouri River at just over 30 feet and rising, the city of Leavenworth is starting to experience sewer issues at the Riverfront Community Center and has officially closed the building until river levels return to a manageable level.
KDOT stops work on Centennial Bridge to ease Missouri River-crossing congestion
June 30, 2011
By early evening Friday, July 1, all repair work on the Kansas Highway 92/Centennial Bridge spanning the Missouri River in Leavenworth will be halted and the bridge reopened to all traffic.
Shawnee car dealer gets prison time for helping drug dealers
June 30, 2011
A Shawnee car dealer has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for helping drug dealers buy vehicles used for drug trafficking without attracting the attention of law enforcement, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.
Longtime Lawrence educator selected for Tonganoxie interim superintendent post
June 30, 2011
A former Lawrence school superintendent is heading to Tonganoxie USD 464 to replace its superintendent, who recently accepted an administrative position with Lawrence USD 497.
Bank employee named First State market president
June 30, 2011
Blake Waters has been named market president for First State Bank and Trust in Basehor, 15506 Pinehurst Dr., and Piper, 10900 Parallel Pkwy., the bank announced. He most recently served as senior vice president/commercial loan officer for the bank.
Fort Leavenworth pays respects to fallen soldier
June 30, 2011
Fort Leavenworth paid honors Tuesday to Staff Sgt. Jeremy Katzenberger, who was killed in Paktika, Afghanistan.
Father, son catch whoppers 47 years to day after dad’s catch
June 30, 2011
Nick Edwards and his father, Lanny Edwards, had one fish story after another June 6.
2011 Leavenworth County Fair catalog coming out next week in area papers
June 30, 2011
Be looking for the official Leavenworth County Fair guide inside next week’s edition of The Mirror.
Smith set higher standard at BSHS, named Senior Athlete of the Year
June 30, 2011
Erica Smith did a little bit of everything during her time at Bonner Springs High School.
Reunion time for Lansing High alumni
June 30, 2011
Saturday, July 23, will be Lansing High School’s Annual Class Reunion. It will be at the Eagles Club again this year and promises to be a good time for all.
Basehor Yard of the Month: Andy and Cynthia Pollock
June 30, 2011
Andy and Cynthia Pollock are the winners of Basehor PRIDE’s “Yard of the Month” recognition for the month of July.
Developer breaks ground on new Basehor retail building
June 30, 2011
Construction is under way on a new retail property in Basehor, and its developer plans for its new shopping and eating destinations to be open by October.
Basehor VFW performing flag ceremony before Falcon Lakes July 4 tournament
June 30, 2011
Members of the Basehor VFW Post 11499 will perform a flag-raising ceremony early Monday morning to kick off a July 4 golf tournament at Falcon Lakes Golf Club in Basehor.
BSHS grad headed to Eutin
June 30, 2011
A sister city of Lawrence — Eutin, Germany — is doing what David Neely calls “reinventing the wheel.” And a number of Kansas University students, including one from Bonner Springs, will get to be a part of that process.
Neighbors: David Adell
June 30, 2011
David Adell is a firefighter and paramedic for the Edwardsville Fire Department
Smith: Forgotten founder
June 30, 2011
We always remember George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, who are the best known of the founding fathers. Yet, there were others who played historical roles in the fight for freedom and formation of our country.
Horseshoe club keeps rules of pitching shoes alive
June 30, 2011
The saying goes that “almost only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.”
Leavenworth arts center offering ballet camp
June 30, 2011
A week-long summer ballet camp for children ages 5 to 9 will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 to July 15 at the Carnegie Arts Center, 601 S. Fifth St., Leavenworth.
BLHS boys win KA-MO Hoops Shootout championship
Bobcats take down some top programs in Kansas, Missouri during busy week
June 30, 2011
The plan was to give the Basehor-Linwood High School boys basketball team a season in a week.
Crowd laments over forgotten ice cream
June 30, 2011
Community band concert and ice cream social every Thursday evening in the summer starting at 8:30.
Remember When
June 30, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Spay-neuter transport coming to Linwood in July
June 30, 2011
The Leavenworth County Humane Society’s low-cost spay and neuter transport will leave July 14 from Linwood and return July 15.
Bobcats’ Poe enjoys chance to ‘just play’ at All Star game
June 30, 2011
Rarely during her basketball career at Basehor-Linwood High School did Bobcat fans see Courtney Poe smiling while handling point guard duties.