Archive for Thursday, May 5, 2011

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Soldier’s widow reflects on bin Laden’s demise
May 5, 2011
Tonganoxie resident Kelly Griffiths learned of Osama bin Laden’s death via radio Monday during her morning commute to work.
Tonganoxie man in serious condition at area hospital after accidentally shooting himself while firing handgun in backyard
May 5, 2011
A 23-year-old rural Tonganoxie man who suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound while shooting off his handgun Wednesday night in his backyard is in serious condition at an area hospital.
Flags to be lowered to honor law officers
May 5, 2011
Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Friday, May 6, in honor of the Kansas Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day.
New Bonner hardware store set to open Friday
May 5, 2011
The Nuts and Bolts True Value hardware store, 626 S. 130th St., plans to have a soft opening Friday.
BLHS honors seniors with awards, scholarships
May 5, 2011
Basehor-Linwood High School honored the achievements of its graduating seniors in two ceremonies last week.
Tonganoxie vs. Bonner games washed out
02:06 p.m., May 5, 2011 Updated 04:46 p.m.
Once moved to avoid wet field conditions, baseball and softball games between Tonganoxie High and Bonner Springs were rained out Thursday.
BLHS having plant sale Thursday, Friday
May 5, 2011
The annual Basehor-Linwood High School plant sale will take place Thursday and Friday, May 5 and 6, from 3-5 p.m. in the school’s greenhouse.
KDHE lifts health advisory for Hog Creek near Basehor
May 5, 2011
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Wednesday afternoon that the health advisory for Hog Creek near Basehor had been lifted, three weeks after it was issued.
New activities to be offered in Kansas Sampler Fest’s 2nd year in Leavenworth
May 5, 2011
Visitors to this weekend’s Kansas Sampler Festival in Leavenworth have the opportunity to see exhibits and try foods and beverages from across the state.
City council weighs possible tax break offer to attract new Wolf Creek retailer
May 5, 2011
Mark Loughry hears the question frequently from Basehor residents, he said: What’s the city doing about that empty grocery store building?
New Basehor Community Library director moves into dream building
May 5, 2011
Diana Weaver remembers what she said to a friend by her side when she walked into the new Basehor Community Library building for the first time, the day it opened.
Chieftain/Sentinel staff receives KPA honors
May 5, 2011
The Bonner Springs Chieftain, Basehor Sentinel and their staff members were honored this past weekend for work in 2010.
Neighbors: Diana Weaver
May 5, 2011
Diana Weaver shares a little bit about herself for this week’s Neighbors column.
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Glenwood Ridge kindergartners stage ‘Q and U’ wedding
May 5, 2011
The bride, dressed in a pink dress and a tiara, walked down the aisle toward the groom, who wore a Basehor-Linwood Bobcats football uniform.
Remember when: May 5, 2011
May 5, 2011
Ten years ago, area residents were complaining about rising gasoline prices.
Bradley, Coffman lead BSHS track at Gardner
May 5, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School track team had its hands full with a talent-packed field Friday at the Gardner-Edgerton Blazer Invitational.
Minus some of its star power, BLHS track squad wins meet
May 5, 2011
Running without its top sprinters, the Basehor-Linwood boys track team still beat the rest of the competition and won the Maryville Invitational on Thursday.
Letter: City rank-and-file struggling
May 5, 2011
The city of Bonner Springs should be ashamed of itself.
Chorus to sing Mass
May 5, 2011
The Kaw Valley Chorus will present “Timeless: Arrangements of the Traditional Latin Mass Text from 1815 and Today” during two concerts in May.
Bobcats are Butch Foster Classic champions
BLHS strikes early, silences Wildcats in tourney finals
May 5, 2011
While Holton baseball players did most of their talking with their mouths, Basehor-Linwood let its bats do the talking.
Strong start, rough finish for Braves at BFMBC
May 5, 2011
Bonner Springs opened the Butch Foster Memorial Baseball Classic with a statement victory against Paola, but the final two games were mostly forgettable for the Braves.
Vlasic has breakout round for Bobcats at Atchison
May 5, 2011
Gabe Vlasic has been a tireless worker for the Basehor-Linwood boys golf team this season, and he is showing signs of peaking at the right time.
Reardon discusses Google’s impact
May 5, 2011
Joe Reardon, mayor and CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., recently discussed how Google’s choice of Kansas City, Kan., as the first community for its new, ultra-high speed, online service will effect the local economy.
Weekend full of activities
May 5, 2011
It’s here again! More excitement and fun than the average person can handle, and right here in “River City,” and Lansing and Tonganoxie. All on the same weekend.
Imp expands to Lawrence
May 5, 2011
Roving Imp Theater and Coffee House owner, John Robison, is expanding his business, and not just in Bonner Springs.