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Quilter competes for national title
03:37 p.m., October 3, 2012 Updated 10:16 a.m.
Judy Masur of Linwood has reached the final round of a national professional quilt design competition.
Basehor-Linwood seniors named KU Honor Scholars
October 3, 2012
Kansas University honored nearly 100 Leavenworth County high school seniors as Kansas Honor Scholars — several of whom were from Basehor-Linwood High School — Sept. 26, in Leavenworth.
Basehor Car Show chooses its top rides
October 3, 2012
The annual Basehor Car Show filled the parking lot at Basehor-Linwood High School on Saturday.
Rethinking church
October 3, 2012
Area pastors show how their churches are changing with the times.
USD 204 assessment scores show some improvement
October 3, 2012
Though adequate yearly progress soon will no longer be a concern, school board members were happy to learn each school in Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 has received at least one building-wide Standard of Excellence award.
Remember When for Oct. 4, 2012
October 3, 2012
Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
KDOT responds to city’s requests for K-7 safety improvements
October 3, 2012
The Bonner Springs City Council has given its support to closing cross-traffic on Kansas Highway 7 at Commercial Drive next year, one of many changes they would like to see to increase safety on the highway.
Dropping back one more time: Jaynes enters Kansas Sports Hall of Fame
01:13 p.m., October 3, 2012 Updated 02:15 a.m.
On Sunday in Wichita, David Jaynes will be inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. So, a few months back, he picked up the phone to talk to a reporter about the honor. This meant he had to talk about football again, about the 21-year-old college kid he used to be rather than, say, pilot his airplane or tend land on his Telluride, Colo. property — both he’d much rather be doing than talking about football again. But before long David Jaynes is choked up, reliving one of the earliest, most pivotal memories he associates with the game.
Briefly: #BasehorSports and #BonnerSports round-up
October 3, 2012
Walcott leads Bobcat runners, BSHS regional teams set, Braves downed by Ottawa, Bobcats pick up league win
Basehor man, 38, pleads guilty in murder for hire scheme
October 3, 2012
A 38-year-old Basehor man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to attempting to hire someone to kill his wife, according to a news release issued by the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.
Food: Nature at work on honeybee farm
October 3, 2012
Buzzing bees blanket the tray of honeycomb in Richard Bean’s bare hands. At close range, their striped abdomens and delicate wings are visible in detail. After 40 years of keeping bees, Bean still marvels at them.