Archive for Thursday, March 24, 2011

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Basehor City Council candidates offer views at forum
March 24, 2011
Five candidates for the Basehor City Council offered their views on sewer rates, economic development and other issues Tuesday at a “Meet the Candidates” event at the Basehor VFW Post 11499.
Tax assistance continues at Lansing Library
March 24, 2011
Tax assistance will be provided by American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) volunteers to area residents at the Lansing Community Library, 730 1st Terrace.
K-State team wins national debate championship
March 24, 2011
Megan Hallinan, senior in English and philosophy, Lansing, and Caitlyn Reynolds, senior in history, Manhattan, finished 17th overall.
Title defense begins for BLHS softball
March 24, 2011
The victory lap was nice for the Basehor-Linwood softball team after it won the 2010 Class 4A state championship, but make no mistake: the Bobcats haven’t been resting on their laurels since then.
McBride wants BLHS boys to get back to ‘having fun’ on the basketball court
March 24, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team ended its season with a loss in the Class 4A substate finals to Sumner Academy for the second year in a row.
Basketball nearly 120 years old
March 24, 2011
Hard to believe basketball was only 50 years old when I started playing.
Woman reunites with Fort Leavenworth officer who offered help
March 24, 2011
The last time Amanda Dearinger had seen Lt. Col. Rich Ruffcorn, she was fearful for her and her children’s lives.
Possible Wolf Creek tenant likely backing out of negotiations
March 24, 2011
A potential tenant of the former Wolf Creek Marketplace building in Basehor has backed away from negotiations, city administrator Mark Loughry said Monday.
Upcoming fair to tout services for the young
March 24, 2011
Families with children ages 8 and under can stop by April 2 at the Bonner Springs City Library for some free fun and food, as well as helpful information.
CMS teacher’s daughter still in Japan, but safe
March 24, 2011
Pictures started shaking on the walls, the blinds rattled and a small, egg-shaped clock on the coffee table danced about until it nearly fell off the edge.
District adds new coaches
March 24, 2011
The USD 204 Board of Education unanimously approved hiring two new assistant coaches at Bonner Springs High School: one for the girls softball team and one for the girls soccer team.
Legendary fundraiser bullish on Ag Hall
March 24, 2011
Carl DiCapo leans forward in his seat and his eyes turn steely with determination as he says simply, “I want somebody to tell me I can’t do it.”
Neighbors: Deanna Hutchinson
March 24, 2011
Meet Edwardsville resident Deanna Hutchinson
BLHS grad Schaake helped KCKCC to big year
March 24, 2011
Chandler Schaake played just one season of basketball at Kansas City Kansas Community College, but it turned out to be a big year for the Blue Devils.
5 questions: Healthy Eating
March 24, 2011
March is National Nutrition Month, and dieticians are reminding Americans to be sure to buy plenty of healthy foods on their trips to the grocery store.
Wristen: Together in Class 4A, local rivalry is renewed
March 24, 2011
Even when Bonner Springs High School jumped to Class 5A, the BSHS rivalry with Basehor-Linwood remained strong.
Softball standout Pierce signs with Labette
March 24, 2011
Basehor-Linwood softball player Shelby Pierce realized a lifelong goal recently when she signed a letter of intent to play college softball next year.
Bonner Springs Wrestling Club qualifies 28 for district tourney
March 24, 2011
The Bonner Springs Wrestling Club turned in a strong showing Saturday, March 12, at the Sub-District 1 North Tournament at Holton as 28 wrestlers placed in the top four and qualified for the District Tournament.
USD 204 candidate wants to be Edwardsville’s voice
March 24, 2011
USD 204 Board of Education candidate Troy Thompson believes the answer to dealing with reduced funding from the state isn’t necessarily cutting budgets but making better use of the funding that’s available.
Academics should be most important, says candidate
March 24, 2011
Jeff Barger, USD 204 Board of Education candidate, says some recent decisions made by the board prompted him to throw his hat into the race.
Basehor City Council candidate Travis Miles turns eye toward future, families
March 24, 2011
Travis Miles’ roots in Basehor extend well into the past, but in his city council campaign, he says, his eyes are on the future.
Incumbent Bill Moyer looks to ‘represent what’s new about Basehor’ in city council race
March 24, 2011
Most city council terms begin with an election. Bill Moyer’s began with a letter.
Smith: Always a Royals fan
March 24, 2011
There is no doubt that this is one of the best times of the year for a sports fan.