Archive for Wednesday, April 17, 2013

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Garden Club Flower Show 2013

Do you garden?

Response Percent
I only have houseplants and/or some outdoor landscaping plants.
I have a green thumb and do a little bit of everything.
Yes, with fruits and/or vegetables.
No. I have a brown thumb.
Yes, with outdoor plants.
Total 50

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Tornado watch, flood watch and river flood warning in effect for Leavenworth County
April 17, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 10 p.m. Wednesday for Leavenworth County.
Saying so long to favorite entertainments hard to do
April 17, 2013
Last week was a bit frustrating and saddening for me. What irritated and bothered me is that two of my favorite entertainment entities are going away.
Remember When for April 18, 2013
April 17, 2013
Events from this week reported in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Smith reflects on decade as Bonner Springs mayor
April 17, 2013
It’s clear Bonner Springs Mayor Clausie Smith is known far and wide.
Event to benefit 9-year-old fighting multiple illnesses
April 17, 2013
Quenten Hayes is a cheery, giggly 9-year-old who has recently discovered a love of art. He likes to draw the birds he can see at the bird feeder outside his living room window, improving his drawing ability in the last three months.
Making a name for herself: Bonner Springs freshman has four records — so far
April 17, 2013
Now a Bonner Springs freshman, Robyn Lewis had tried soccer, softball, dance and gymnastics by the time she hit fourth grade. There was one thing, however, she was almost certain she’d never try.
Sports This Week: April 18-April 24
April 17, 2013
Visit and for the latest news throughout the week. On Twitter, search and use the hashtags #basehorsports and #bonnersports to both find and contribute updates, photos and more. Email results and story ideas to
Braves softball splits home opener against Lansing
April 17, 2013
Geena Harris tripped as she slid home, covering the front of her jersey with dirt as she represented the Bonner Springs softball team’s winning run in an 8-7 win against Lansing in the opener of Tuesday’s doubleheader.
BSHS boys tennis begins week with consecutive victories
April 17, 2013
The Bonner Springs boys tennis team swept Sumner Academy in varsity singles competition and went 13-1 overall between varsity and junior varsity on Tuesday.
Senior living facility will open in late September
April 17, 2013
After breaking ground in February, the new Country Place Senior Living in Basehor is expected to be up and running by the end of summer.
BLHS girls soccer blanked at Bonner Springs
April 17, 2013
The Bonner Springs girls soccer team netted a pair of goals in each half to win its second straight on Tuesday in a 4-0 victory against Basehor-Linwood.
Food: Grilled Brie makes easy yet showy party fare
April 17, 2013
One of my favorite party tricks is to use cedar wood planks for both cooking and serving. One of my tried and true party appetizers that works with this technique is a grilled glazed Brie with fresh fruit.