Archive for Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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State offers Basehor more than $1 million for improvements at 24-40 intersections
February 1, 2012
For a second straight year, the state has offered Basehor more than $1 million to help fund improvements along U.S. Highway 24-40.
Neighbors: Mike Everett
February 1, 2012
Mike Everett of Bonner Springs is this week’s Neighbor.
Remember When for February 2, 2012
February 1, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Letter: Water rate increase too big
February 1, 2012
Suburban Water sent notice of another huge increase and an upcoming Kansas Corporation Commission hearing so that the public will have some opportunity to provide minimal input on the issue.
Basehor sales taxes down in 2011, but turnaround could be coming
04:23 p.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 10:27 a.m.
Though the city of Basehor’s collections from its one-cent sales tax fell for the second year in a row in 2011, figures from the year’s final quarter indicate retail sales could be on the way up again.
Evolution of shaving
February 1, 2012
In the deep, dark past when I was a youth, there were three milestones which meant adulthood. Two including getting a driver’s license and registering for the draft. However, the earliest sign of approaching manhood was shaving.
BLHS girls drop rematch with Tonganoxie
01:44 p.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Juniors Jenny Whitledge and Hannah Kemp scored 14 and 12 points, respectively, and the Tonganoxie High girls avenged their season-opening loss to Basehor-Linwood with Tuesday’s 54-36 victory.
Basehor Snap Fitness gym expands after two years in business
February 1, 2012
When Jen and Matt Rhodes opened their Snap Fitness branch in Basehor about two years ago, they may have underestimated the demand for a fitness club in the area, Jen says.
Bonner Springs boys determined to send Price off on winning note
02:36 a.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Bonner Springs earnd a 63-52 victory against William Chrisman on Friday and defeated Piper 61-27 on Tuesday.
13-0 Bonner Springs girls find fourth-quarter fortune
02:34 a.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Take a deep breath. The Bonner Springs girls basketball team trailed at halftime for just the third time this season on Tuesday. Three days earlier, it had needed a 19-3 run to erase a nine-point deficit against Spring Hill and win the Top Gun Tournament.
Bobcats cruise to victory over Chieftains
12:25 a.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Senior Colin Murphy led all scorers with 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting and the BLHS rolled to a 63-39 victory over Tonganoxie.