Archive for Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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BLHS graduate earns doctorate from Baylor
August 22, 2012
A Basehor-Linwood High School graduate has earned a doctorate from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Car show revises staging area
August 22, 2012
Entrants in the Tiblow Days Car Show will be staged at the Midwest Bus Sales lot, 313 E. Front St., organizers announced last week.
Resurfacing begins at Leavenworth County Courthouse
August 22, 2012
Parking will be limited at the Leavenworth County Courthouse in Leavenworth for the next month while parking lots are resurfaced.
Derby set for Saturday
August 22, 2012
Bonner Springs Cub Scout Pack 3149 will offer a Community Pinewood Derby during Tiblow Days at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Kelly Murphy Park.
Intersection north of Basehor closed
August 22, 2012
The intersection of 147th Street and Fairmount Road (or County Road 8) north of Basehor is closed for improvements.
Founder’s descendents to attend festival
August 22, 2012
For possibly the first time, descendants of Henry Tiblow will take part in the annual festival named in his honor.
Basehor museum presentation to look at farming history
August 22, 2012
The Basehor Historical Museum Society will play host to a presentation on the history of food production in Kansas this weekend.
Changes announced for society items submission
August 22, 2012
Beginning Aug. 29, the Chieftain/Sentinel will begin to handle society announcements through the advertising department instead of the editorial department.
Remember When for Aug. 23, 2012
August 22, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
School districts vary on social media use
August 22, 2012
In less than three years, the Basehor-Linwood school district’s Facebook page has amassed more than 1,000 “likes,” one for every two students in its buildings. But a few miles away, in Bonner Springs, there is no district Facebook page to be found.
Festival facts
August 22, 2012
This weekend, Bonner Springs’ area residents will be participating in an ancient and cherished activity.
Church ministry offers pie contest and sale during Tiblow Days
August 22, 2012
The Feed His Lambs ministry at the Bonner Springs United Methodist Church will have its first ever Pie Contest and Pie Sale Saturday, Aug. 25, at Tiblow Days.
Bonner Springs moves forward with utility relocation project
August 22, 2012
The Bonner Springs City Council last week approved SK Design Group Inc. as the design engineer for the 134th Street Utility Relocation Project.
City Zumba classes enrolling
August 22, 2012
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department’s Zumba fitness class will begin Sept. 4.
Fall city wide yard sale approaches
August 22, 2012
Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department will have its Fall City Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 15.
BLHS girls golf begins season in Topeka
01:05 p.m., August 22, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Basehor-Linwood’s girls golf team began its season Tuesday at the Lake Shawnee Golf Course against four 6A junior varsity programs in Lawrence High, Lawrence Free State, Washburn Rural and Shawnee Mission East.
Fall Preview: Bonner Springs seeks repeat of big 2011-12 year in sports
01:03 p.m., August 22, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Fall’s onset brings a host of new storylines to the Bonner Springs athletic department. This summer, athletic director John Hilton said the 2011-12 school year was the department’s most successful overall, indicating further achievements are just on the horizon.
What to watch for this season for Basehor-Linwood fall sports
12:57 p.m., August 22, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The girls golf team is already off and running. An elusive state tournament berth is within sight for boys soccer. Cross-country hopes the return of a few experienced runners offsets the loss of last year’s leaders. And volleyball will try to expand on its best season in recent years.
Food: Fresh recipes bring apples out of autumn, into August
August 22, 2012
Apples may be early this year, but there’s no reason to rush these fall favorites into their signature cool-weather dishes. Chilled desserts and bright ingredients help bring apples out of autumn and into the light lunches, cookouts and 90-degree days of August.
Food: Apple crops arrive early, but drought makes for dicey harvest
August 22, 2012 in print edition on A11
With many buyers just beginning to realize it’s apple time, Ernie Richardson’s Gala crop has already come and gone. Following the lead of early summer stone fruits and most other produce this year, northeast Kansas apples are arriving one to four weeks early. The size and quality of early crops also varies.