Archive for Wednesday, January 4, 2012

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Basehor man among those thanked for life-saving blood donations for 4-year-old boy
January 4, 2012
Thomas and Angela Charles had the rare opportunity Tuesday to thank eight people who helped save their 4-year-old son’s life by donating blood, one of whom is a Basehor resident.
Basehor library launching programs to help patrons with e-reading
January 4, 2012
Just in time for area residents unpacking the electronic reading devices they received for Christmas, Basehor Community Library is catering to patrons seeking e-books as it never has before.
BLHS junior and YouthFriends mentor, after 10 years working together, honored in Brownback’s office
January 4, 2012
When William Wilson found out Tammy Potts wanted him to meet Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday morning, he was worried.
Swearing at mules, singing hymns of praise
January 4, 2012
What caught my eye in the latest edition is a column by Willdra Walker, which she calls “The Will to Worship.”
Local students named to Washburn honor roll
January 4, 2012
Several area students were listed on Washburn University’s fall semester Dean’s Honor Roll.
Cirque du Soleil brings Jackson’s story to KC stage
January 4, 2012
Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil, making a stop next month at the Sprint Center, is the culmination of a long-held dream and more than a year of hard work.
Hollywood Casino set to open Feb. 3
January 4, 2012
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway announced Monday that it would open to the public on Friday, Feb. 3, pending final regulatory approvals by the state of Kansas and the Kansas Lottery Commission.
KCKPD seeks new officers
January 4, 2012
The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is accepting applications for police officer positions through Feb. 15.
Boxes of memories
January 4, 2012
For more than 11 years, the boxes have been stacked neatly in our basement.
Brownback pushes agenda for 2012 legislative session
January 4, 2012
One year ago, when then-Gov. Mark Parkinson, a Democrat, was asked if he had apprehensions about turning over the office to Republican Sam Brownback, Parkinson said no.
Unfazed by loss to Hayden, BLHS boys get back to work
Basehor-Linwood emphasizes fundamentals while pursuing complete game performance
January 4, 2012
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team spent winter break working on new offenses and defenses that could be used during the second half of the season.
Powerlifting tournament kicks off big month for Bobcats
January 4, 2012
The open basketball courts inside Basehor-Linwood High School will be filled with weights, squat racks and the site of powerlifters attempting to complete a lift at 9 a.m. Saturday when the school plays host to its annual powerlifting meet.
Bonner Springs Swim Club looks to continue growth
Youth program hopes to capitalize on recent success of BSHS programs
January 4, 2012
Steady improvement by the Bonner Springs High School swimming programs — including success at the state championships — has shown local swimmers that it’s possible to compete at a high level in the sport.
Registration open now for volleyball league
January 4, 2012
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Winter/Spring Adult Co-Rec Volleyball League.
Parks & Rec registration open girls volleyball league
January 4, 2012
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department will play host to its youth volleyball league for girls in second through eighth grade again this winter.
Adult basketball league offered in Bonner Springs
January 4, 2012
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department will play host to an adult basketball league on Friday nights at the Bonner Springs Community Center.
Winter trail race on Jan. 13 at WyCo Lake Park
January 4, 2012
The Kansas City Trail Nerds will play host to the Psychodelic 5K “Ice Version” at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at Wyandotte County Lake Park.
5 Questions: E-book advice
January 4, 2012 in print edition on A2
As the popularity of e-readers and e-books increases, the Better Business Bureau warns, so grows the likelihood of associated scams. Below, the BBB offers its tips for avoiding e-book scams.