Archive for Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Also from October 26

Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
Fun at the Kerby Farm Pumpkin Patch
Polls

What will you be doing on Halloween?

Response Percent
I’ll be handing out candy at home.
 
45%
Don’t interrupt me; I’ll be watching the Chiefs on “Monday Night Football.”
 
41%
I’m going trick-or-treating, or supervising people who are.
 
9%
Nothing special.
 
3%
I’m going out somewhere: a haunted house, or a party.
 
0%
Total 31
Videos

All stories

A stable life: BLMS student displays horse-riding talents on world stage
October 26, 2011
Katie Fulkerson calmly stares directly ahead, back perfectly straight, bouncing in rhythm with the trotting horse beneath her. Her arms stay bent at the same angle, her hands clasping the reins.
Basehor library offering scary stories, haunted trail in park Friday
October 26, 2011
Basehor Community Library is sponsoring a spooky evening at Basehor City Park on Friday, with scary stories and a haunted trail tour.
City attorney’s letter claimed Loughry lied about previous salary
October 26, 2011
A 2010 letter from Basehor’s city attorney accused former city administrator Mark Loughry of misrepresenting the salary he was paid by his previous employer, the city of Hays, during his negotiations with Basehor in summer 2009.
Teen takes passion for pool to award-winning heights
October 26, 2011
Born to a family full of talented pool players, pool always has been a big part of Taylor Anderson’s life. But in the past two years, it has become much more.
BLHS volleyball closes season of progress with substate loss to Tonganoxie
Bonner Springs posts winning record, falls to St. James Academy
October 26, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood volleyball team ended a season of growth and progress with a loss to Tonganoxie at the Class 4A substate tournament Saturday at St. James Academy.
Letter: School seeking Kansas items
October 26, 2011
The fourth grade at Aviston Elementary in southern Illinois is learning about the United States and the different environments, climates, resources and highlights found in each region.
Halloween competition pits ‘Monday Night Football’ vs. trick-or-treaters
October 26, 2011
What is the biggest, most important event happening in the metro area this next week?
Bible Baptist to offer second free donation event
October 26, 2011
Bible Baptist Church of Bonner Springs, 426 Emerson Ave., will have a second “Neighbor Helping Neighbor” event from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 5.
KCK ReStore to accept old, unwanted electronics
October 26, 2011
The Heartland Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Kansas City, Kan., will have a community electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5 at the store, 520 S. 55th St.
City of Bonner Springs to revamp its website
October 26, 2011
Those who can’t make a trip or phone call to Bonner Springs City Hall for information soon will be able to find it more easily online.
Neighbor: Kelly Casey
October 26, 2011
Meet Kelly Casey of Linwood
Trick and treat
October 26, 2011
Rural Tonganoxie couple ready for annual Halloween bash
Beginning a journey back to self
02:32 p.m., October 26, 2011 Updated 04:07 p.m.
I believe the journey back to myself began that morning, under a sky that never really changed; beneath a heaven that waited even as I wandered through a desolate place.
Remember When for Oct. 27, 2011
October 26, 2011
Events reported in The Chieftain during the fourth week of October from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Walcott secures state berth
October 26, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood High School cross country coaching staff knew Quinnlyn Walcott was special before she ever suited up for the Bobcats.
Back to the state playoffs!
October 26, 2011
Faced with an opportunity to secure a berth in the Class 5A state playoffs, the Bonner Springs High School football team left nothing to chance Friday at Washington.
Report provides insight into area’s food system
October 26, 2011
A new report provides a smorgasbord of information about the food system in Douglas, Jefferson and Leavenworth counties.
BLHS honors seniors with rout of Tonganoxie
October 26, 2011
Basehor-Linwood honored its seniors with a mutually beneficial celebration on Friday night. Before the game, Basehor-Linwood players were honored with their parents and friends. They told of future dreams and plans.
BLHS soccer season ends with loss to St. James
01:28 p.m., October 26, 2011 Updated 04:16 p.m.
Dakota Foster and his Basehor-Linwood teammates had to battle back tears following his final high school soccer game against St. James Academy.
Kerry Roberts Basketball League extends registration deadline
October 26, 2011
Registration for the 2011-2012 season of the Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball League has been extended until Nov. 7.
BSHS boys basketball to conduct alumni game
October 26, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School boys basketball program will play host to the second annual Vaughn-Trent Alumni Game at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Bonner Springs District P.E. Center.
Mill Creek tops Clark in eighth-grade football
October 26, 2011
The Clark Middle School eighth-grade football team lost to Mill Creek 42-6 on Oct. 18.
Basehor-Linwood to launch new youth wrestling club
October 26, 2011
The Bobcat Wrestling Club will conduct parent meetings and sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Basehor-Linwood High School wrestling room.
Lansing to dedicate Veterans Memorial
October 26, 2011
A new monument built to honor those who have served in the nation’s military will be dedicated in ceremonies Saturday, Nov. 5.
Mayor’s Christmas Tree in Lansing accepting applications for assistance
October 26, 2011
A program that benefits the less fortunate in Lansing is gearing up for its annual holiday drive and looking for Lansing families to assist this year.
Lansing announces hours for trick-or-treating
October 26, 2011
Ghosts, goblins and other costumed characters take heed: The official hours for Halloween trick-or-treating will be 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, within Lansing city limits, according to Lansing police.
5 Questions: No tricks
Take steps to insure Halloween stays safe
October 26, 2011 in print edition on A2
Halloween is Monday, and safety advocates offer their advice for keeping the holiday safe for youngsters.