Archive for Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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Renaissance Festival starts with a splash
September 5, 2012
In a large tank off the Barbarian Forest, a mystical creature is making its first appearance at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival.
Chamber: no 2012 Autumnfest
September 5, 2012
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Area Chamber of Commerce and the city of Edwardsville have announced some new information regarding the cancellation of the city’s fall festival, Autumnfest.
School board reviews funding updates, woes
September 5, 2012
The USD 204 Board of Education Monday reviewed several items related to the district’s finances and funding, expressing concerns for the next two years.
Fitness class offered for Basehor-Linwood parents, young children
September 5, 2012
The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 Parents as Teachers program will offer weekly fitness classes for parents and young children during the 2012-13 school year.
Basehor library sponsoring dog-walk fundraiser for Humane Society
September 5, 2012
The Basehor Community Library will sponsor a fundraiser dog walk for the Leavenworth County Humane Society later this month.
Pianist who’s performed around the world to play in Basehor
September 5, 2012
Pianist Sam Rotman will perform next week at Open Door Fellowship in Basehor.
Remember When for Sept. 6, 2012
September 5, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor library tackling tougher tech questions
September 5, 2012
As Diana Weaver looked through suggestions from Basehor Community Library patrons for programs this spring, one jumped out at her: “Facebook for Grandmas.”
Library offers book discussion, clay animal crafts
September 5, 2012
The Bonner Springs City Library will have a discussion of “All the King’s Men” by Robert Penn Warren at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, and a clay animal craft program for children the following week.
Annual downtown scarecrow contest approaches
September 5, 2012
The Bonner Springs Convention and Tourism Bureau’s annual Scarecrows on Parade event will take place Sept. 17 through Oct. 31 downtown.
KCKCC to offer business solution series
September 5, 2012
A series of five Business Solution breakfast meetings will be held at Kansas City Kansas Community College this fall to help further economic expansion in Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties.
In honor of grandparents
September 5, 2012
Sunday, Sept. 9, is a very special day for many
Braves assistant coach, younger brother begin careers in tandem
02:04 p.m., September 5, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
To understand LaDrew and Landon Murrell’s relationship, know that they were too far apart in age to see each other on the same football field and, still, the competitive juices flowed.
Bonner Springs youth cheer clinic this month
01:58 p.m., September 5, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Bonner Springs High School cheerleaders will host their annual cheer clinic for Kindergarten through fifth-grade on Wednesday, Sept. 26 and Thursday, Sept. 27.
#BasehorSports and #BonnerSports This Week: 9/6-9/12
01:54 p.m., September 5, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Latest results posted on and Use #BasehorSports and #BonnerSports on Twitter to both find and share scores, opinion, photos and videos from sporting events in the area.
Bobcats boys soccer tries to weather suspensions, injuries
01:49 p.m., September 5, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Basehor-Linwood boys soccer team dropped its third straight match on Tuesday, a 3-0 loss at Topeka Hayden, as the Bobcats seek a reversal of recent misfortunes.
Improvement the theme for BLHS girls golf
01:46 p.m., September 5, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Sooner or later, Basehor-Linwood’s girls golf team will be able to play a tournament in temperatures more befitting of fall. Right?
Braves boys soccer falls to 0-3 with loss at SM North Tuesday
01:40 p.m., September 5, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Senior Quinton Schneck scored the Braves’ lone goal, the first of the game off an errant pass from an SM North defender. The Indians tied in the second half before going ahead in the final 12 minutes of the game.
Basehor-Linwood volleyball earns league victory against Bonner Springs
10:54 a.m., September 5, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
On Tuesday, the Bobcats defeated Bonner Springs in three sets in a league match (25-18, 25-20, 25-12) to improve to 5-6. Meanwhile, the Braves — who defeated Bishop Ward and Christ Prep on Thursday for their first two victories — fell to 2-5.
Cities to meet with Google Fiber officials
September 5, 2012
A week after the Bonner Springs City Council expressed its frustrations at being “ignored” in the expansion of Google Fiber, city officials are set to meet with Google representatives.
Tortellini masquerade as croutons in a robust Caesar
September 5, 2012 in print edition on A11
After several years of “green is evil” behavior by my son, I recently — finally! — managed to persuade him to try Caesar salad.