Archive for Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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One-vehicle accident near Tonganoxie Water Park leads to power outage
July 25, 2012
A one-vehicle accident Wednesday near Tonganoxie Water Park led a power outage.
Business owners share how to take the plunge, stay afloat
Building new business can be challenging
July 25, 2012
With a dream, a rented building and only $2,000 in savings, Tamara Hudson turned in her two-weeks notice at her job as a manager for Victoria’s Secret.
Leavenworth County Humane Society having pancake fundraiser
July 25, 2012
The Leavenworth County Humane Society will have a Flapjack Feed fundraiser in Leavenworth early next month.
Basehor business planning motorcycle ride for animal-rescue group
July 25, 2012
Basehor’s Wagg’n Tails Day Spa will sponsor a motorcycle ride this weekend to raise funds for Bonner Animal Rescue, a group that helps to adopt out stray pets and promote spay and neuter programs.
Humane Society spay-neuter service coming to Basehor
July 25, 2012
Basehor will be the site of the Leavenworth County Humane Society’s next low-cost spay/neuter transport pickup, Aug. 16 and 17.
Basehor PRIDE Yards of the Month named
July 25, 2012
Basehor PRIDE has announced the winners of its Yard of the Month honors for July.
The ripple effect of kindness
July 25, 2012
I sat in the shop, waiting for an appointment, and watched a hair stylist working with a woman.
10 benefits of a heat wave
July 25, 2012
A friend recently gave me a challenge. “You are always upbeat and you can find something good in every situation, but I’ve got you now,” he said. “I bet that you can’t come up with 10 good things about a heat wave or drought.”
Remember When for July 26, 2012
July 25, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
More than 3 years after Basehor boy’s death, his legacy lives on
July 25, 2012
Jared McDonnell died at Children’s Mercy Hospital on Feb. 2, 2009, nine days after his ninth birthday. That’s what it said on his death certificate, anyway. But that’s not how Jared’s mother, Jeri McDonnell, sees it.
Bonner to maintain property tax rate in 2013 budget
July 25, 2012
The Bonner Springs City Council Monday approved publication of its 2013 budget, which maintains the city’s current property tax rate, and set a public hearing at its Aug. 13 meeting
Motorcycle ride to benefit Bonner Animal Rescue
July 25, 2012
Wagg’n Tails Day Spa, 15630 Pinehurst Drive Ste. 1 in Basehor, will have the first annual Harleys for Hounds motorcycle ride to benefit Bonner Animal Rescue Saturday, July 28.
Tickets for annual Mayor’s Banquet now available
July 25, 2012
Tickets are now on sale for the Annual Mayor’s Banquet, which will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Bonner Springs High School Cafeteria, 100 McDanield.
McBride, Ryan Murphy to reunite for KBCA All-Star game
02:07 p.m., July 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Basehor-Linwood boys basketball coach Mike McBride will get a chance to coach Ryan Murphy one last time.
Head injuries still on minds: Area schools explore safeguards for athletes
02:04 p.m., July 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The words themselves are jarring: traumatic brain injury. That phrase is the simplest definition of a concussion. No wonder the affliction has become a growing concern in the realm of sports, particularly in football.
Pull up a (Legacy) seat: Mayberry celebrates with friends, family
01:44 p.m., July 25, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
It was a sweltering Wednesday night as the Royals hosted the Seattle Mariners. But if the heat ever got to anyone sitting with the evening’s Buck O’Neil Legacy Seat honoree as she watched Billy Butler take batting practice a few yards away, you’d never know it. Instead, as they waited for the first pitch, and long after it, they shared the stories that connected them to one another.
Tonganoxie police station renovations approved
July 25, 2012
Renovations are coming to the Tonganoxie police station.
Five questions: A worry-free trip
03:12 a.m., July 25, 2012 Updated 03:12 a.m.
You’ve waited all year to take a summer vacation — so make sure it’s not ruined by a burglary back home. Below, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt shares advice on protecting your home while away.
Food: Blueberry muffins or pancakes? Try making both in one
July 25, 2012 in print edition on A11
What do you do when you are hankering for blueberry muffins but don’t have a muffin pan handy? Or maybe you just don’t feel like cranking up the oven on a hot summer day.