Archive for Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Neighbors: JoAnn Maciaszek
April 25, 2012
JoAnn Maciaszek of Basehor is this week’s Neighbor.
Fort Leavenworth historic tour is May 5
April 25, 2012
Many historical homes and famous sites of Fort Leavenworth will be open to the public during the 35th annual Fort Leavenworth Historic Homes Tour 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5.
More than 40 volunteers chip in with city cleanup
April 25, 2012
A total of 42 volunteers helped with Basehor PRIDE’s city-wide cleanup Saturday.
Humane Society having quarterly meeting Tuesday
April 25, 2012
The Leavenworth County Humane Society will have a quarterly membership meeting next week in Leavenworth.
BLHS Jazz Night set for May 3 at Legends 14 Theatres
April 25, 2012
The fifth annual Basehor-Linwood High School Jazz Night will be next week at Phoenix Legends 14 Theatres in Kansas City, Kan.
Leavenworth man sentenced to more than 12 years in child pornography case
April 25, 2012
A 55-year-old Leavenworth man has been sentenced to more than 12 years for distributing child pornography and ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution to victims whose photos were distributed on the Internet, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
Sporting KC returns May 5
02:04 p.m., April 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
After splitting a pair of road contests last week, which included their first loss of the season, Sporting Kansas City will receive a week off before returning to Livestrong Sporting Park on May 5.
BSHS girls soccer tops Piper
02:03 p.m., April 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Up next is a trip to Bishop Ward at 6 p.m. on Thursday, and a home game against Blue Valley at 6 p.m. on Friday.
BSHS girls swim team third at Leavenworth Invitational
02:01 p.m., April 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Braves return to the pool at 4 p.m. on Thursday at the Turner Invitational.
BSHS, BLHS baseball teams face tough slate
02:00 p.m., April 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Each sitting at 2-10, Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs will compete in the annual Butch Foster Memorial Classic at CommunityAmerica Ballpark in Kansas City, Kan., this week.
Girls basketball coach Simpson to leave Basehor-Linwood for Liberty
01:58 p.m., April 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Basehor-Linwood girls basketball coach Noah Simpson will be leaving the program after five seasons to coach at Liberty (Mo.) High School.
Opportunity slips away as Braves swept by MVHS
01:57 p.m., April 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Bonner Springs will host a 4:15 p.m. Thursday doubleheader against Basehor-Linwood.
Basehor-Linwood softball surging, rivalry showdown with BSHS next up
April 25, 2012
As the Bobcats honored the effort of four seniors, they swept a doubleheader with the Lansing Lions, 7-1 and 4-2.
Things falling into place for Bailey: Junior records personal best at Kansas Relays
01:52 p.m., April 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
It’s all finally starting to come together for Bonner Springs junior pole-vaulter Bethany Bailey.
New Basehor City Council member Ty Garver says he’s looking forward
April 25, 2012
Yes, the things that have happened on the Basehor City Council since last fall are what sparked Ty Garver to become more involved in city matters. But he doesn’t want to talk about that right now.
A look inside the landfill
Variety of activity — even wildlife — abounds inside the nearly 1,000-acre site
April 25, 2012 in print edition on A1
Behind the steep berms hiding it from public view, the Johnson County Landfill is home to both arid moon-like landscapes and lush green pockets teeming with wildlife. The Dispatch takes you on a photo tour of the largest landfill of its kind in the Midwest.