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Area residents among PSU fall semester grads
December 19, 2012
Three area natives were among more than 400 students in Pittsburg State university’s fall commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 14.
Bonner residents enjoy ever-expanding light display
December 19, 2012
Until about five years ago, Buddy and Sharon Green didn’t really put up Christmas lights — quite the difference from this year’s display that they estimate contains about 50,000 lights.
KCKCC debate ranked in top 5 among all colleges, universities
December 19, 2012
The Kansas City Kansas Community College debate team will head into the holiday break ranked No. 1 in two community college national polls and on the way to No. 4 in the rankings of all colleges and universities.
Remember When for Dec. 20, 2012
December 19, 2012
Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Blood drive to honor 4-year-old with leukemia
December 19, 2012
It started with, of all things, a swollen toe. But a trip to the doctor to check on what seemed to be a simple malady ultimately led to a diagnosis of a rare type of leukemia for 4-year-old Haley Bernard.
Down 12, Bobcats mount rally to defeat Turner, 74-70
01:20 a.m., December 19, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Bobcats, who were down by 12 with 26 seconds remaining in the third quarter, rallied to defeat Turner, 74-70, on Tuesday. They outscored the Golden Bears, 32-14, in the fourth quarter. BLHS (4-1, 3-0) held on for the final 69 seconds, when it took its first lead since the 3:25 mark in the first quarter.
BLHS girls end slide with 54-29 win at Turner
01:03 a.m., December 19, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team made easy work of Turner in Tuesday night’s 54-29 victory thanks to a huge fourth quarter.
BSHS boys throttled by Piper, continue search for chemistry
12:55 a.m., December 19, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Bonner Springs boys basketball team finds itself at a crossroads after Piper throttled the Braves, 67-43, Tuesday for their fourth straight defeat.
BSHS girls basketball team strikes back, downs Piper, 46-39
12:51 a.m., December 19, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Braves (5-1, 3-0) withstood an early run by the Pirates, entered the fourth quarter trailing 29-30 and overcame an out-of-tune start to defeat Piper, 46-39, and stay undefeated in Kaw Valley League play.
Food: Find the freshest ingredients for frothy homemade eggnog
December 19, 2012
The best eggnog of the season is the frothy, cloud-like and homemade.