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Basehor council’s vote to remove Loughry sparks shock, questions at City Hall
September 21, 2011
The Basehor City Council’s vote to oust city administrator Mark Loughry on Monday has left the city government in a state of limbo as it investigates whether the move was legally valid.
Tough schedule tests BSHS volleyball
September 21, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School volleyball team faced its toughest quadrangular of the season Thursday at Gardner-Edgerton, and although the Braves went winless they showed progress in spurts.
Teepee Tip-Off Tournament to benefit BSHS golf
September 21, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School golf program will play host to the Teepee Tee-Off Golf Tournament at noon Oct. 14 at Sunflower Hills Golf Course.
Basehor City Council calls special meeting Thursday to discuss administrator position
September 21, 2011
Late Wednesday afternoon, the Basehor City Council announced a special meeting set for 9 a.m. Thursday at Basehor City Hall to further discuss the city administrator position.
GM plant to say thanks with open house, free tours
04:38 p.m., September 21, 2011 Updated 04:41 p.m.
As a thank you to the community, the General Motors Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Kan., is playing host to an open house from 10 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.
Pit bosses gear up for biggest barbecue yet
Participants say city’s annual contest has maintained family atmosphere
September 21, 2011
It was more than 20 years ago when Joe Meyer got recruited as a judge for the Great Lenexa Barbeque Battle. “After a couple of years of judging some pretty rank food, he decided he could do better,” his wife, Lori, said.
$17,936 in back child support collected at Amnesty Day fair
September 21, 2011
A collaboration last month among the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services and court systems in Wyandotte, Johnson and Leavenworth counties resulted in the collection of $17,936 in back child support.
Leavenworth County Heart Walk is Oct. 1 at Ray Miller Park in Leavenworth
September 21, 2011
The Leavenworth County Heart Walk, which benefits the American Heart Association, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Ray Miller Park in Leavenworth.
City council opts to send surveys to Sewer District 3 residents, approves Orscheln incentives
September 21, 2011
Glenwood Estates residents Monday night told Basehor City Council members they’d had no voice in determining their fate. Now they will.
Tellefson announces bid for Kansas Senate
Whether former Leavenworth County Commissioner would run in same race as Sen. Tom Holland uncertain because of redistricting
September 21, 2011
Saying he would like to lower the volume of political discourse, former Leavenworth County Commissioner J.C. Tellefson has announced he will run for the 3rd District Kansas Senate seat.
Avoiding the flu: Time for vaccines, health officials say
September 21, 2011
Some health providers already have begun flu clinics, and flu shots will continue to be offered the vaccine throughout the influenza season. Here, officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment discuss flu shots.
John Beal: Childhood catastrophes live in communion with church observation
September 21, 2011
Memory is a funny, fickle thing. It’s strange how the faintest suggestion — a few bars from a half-remembered song or the smell of the earth or the sounds of the night — can trigger a trickle, then a flood of memories.