Archive for Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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When nothing much is a whole lot
May 9, 2012
I have asked myself numerous times what I might have done to change the course of events in which my friend took his life.
Bleacher cost increases
May 9, 2012
The USD 204 Board of Education learned Monday that the new bleachers at David Jaynes stadium would cost slightly more than expected.
Mothers shape our lives
May 9, 2012
Happy mothers’ day! Next Sunday is a day set aside to honor mothers and their role in shaping the youth of our nation.
Salvation Army job fair approaches
May 9, 2012
The Salvation Army, in cooperation with the Workforce Partnership, is hosting its Second Annual Job Fair Tuesday, May 22.
BSHS students organize special meal
May 9, 2012
As people moved through the line to receive their free lunch at the Central Avenue Center of Hope in Kansas City, Kan., their surprise was evident on their faces.
Lansing escapee found in KCK
03:37 p.m., May 9, 2012 Updated 05:16 p.m.
A convicted sex offender who escaped from Lansing Correctional Facility three weeks ago was back in custody Wednesday afternoon.
U.S. 24-40 construction work in Tonganoxie expected to finish Thursday
May 9, 2012
Construction work on U.S. 24-40 near Kansas Highway 16 in Tonganoxie is expected to finish up Thursday.
Streit tabbed as new BSHS basketball coach
01:24 p.m., May 9, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
It’s Dan Streit’s turn. The former Bonner Springs assistant boys basketball coach has been selected to replace Andy Price, who resigned after last season.
No. 1-seeded Bobcats work, play hard to success
01:21 p.m., May 9, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
It’s hard to believe that at one point in the season, this Basehor-Linwood softball team lost two games in a row. The Bobcats’ 16-0 record since then (18-2 overall) is much more indicative of how this season has gone.
Mill Valley too much for BSHS girls soccer team
01:19 p.m., May 9, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Braves worked hard on keeping possessions, but the pressure from the Jaguar defense proved to be too much.
#BonnerSports Roundup: BSHS swimmer qualifies for state, football and cheerleading registration starts Saturday
May 9, 2012
BSHS’ Stock qualifies for state swim meet; Registration for football, cheerleading on Saturday
BLHS-BSHS baseball concludes season with makeup game
01:14 p.m., May 9, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Bonner Springs baseball team returned home Wednesday with a chance to pick up its first home-field victories with a senior night doubleheader against Basehor-Linwood.
Bush, Schneck to represent BSHS at state tennis tournament this weekend
01:07 p.m., May 9, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Spencer Bush and Quinton Schneck earned two victories on the first day of competition. In round one the doubles team defeated Atchison (6-1, 6-1) and topped Topeka Hayden (6-1, 6-3) in the second round.
Braves win five straight to turn season around before regionals
01:05 p.m., May 9, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Fourteen days and five-straight victories later, Chowning is now saying that the Braves (11-8) are finally playing to their potential.
Food: Treat mom to a kid-and-dad-proof Mother’s Day breakfast
May 9, 2012
Here’s an at-home breakfast menu that features simple extras such as fresh herbs — not fancy techniques or hard-to-find ingredients — to make the dishes elegant enough to make mom feel special but easy enough for dad and the kids to whip up.