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Montemayor: BLHS senior Ben Johnson ends basketball season to focus on KU football commitment (UPDATED)
11:56 p.m., February 6, 2013 Updated 05:31 p.m.
Ben Johnson played his final game as a member of the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team on Tuesday against Tonganoxie. “I never really wanted to give up on my team or anything,” Johnson said. “I don’t think that’s how it’s going to be viewed. I just kind of thought it’s time I really needed to start getting ready for football after signing day, especially as I realized how big a deal KU is. That is my main commitment.”
Community responds to get heater for Bonner Animal Rescue
February 6, 2013
Bonner Animal Rescue’s facility Wednesday morning was a toasty 65 degrees — about 25 degrees warmer than it has been for the past three months.
Salon, coffee, cupcakes come to downtown Bonner Springs
February 6, 2013
In the past month, Downtown Bonner Springs has welcomed two new, neighboring businesses, with the second opening just this week.
Sibling spellers off to state bee
February 6, 2013
It took eight rounds to finally determine a winner between brother and sister Sterling and Calder Hollond at the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee last Friday.
BLMS students spell well at KVL bee
February 6, 2013
Basehor-Linwood Middle School spellers nearly swept the Kaw Valley League Spelling Bee on Tuesday morning at Tonganoxie Middle School.
Candidates sought for Silver Haired Legislature
February 6, 2013
Kansas Silver Haired Legislature is calling for any Kansans over 60 years of age to register to become a candidate.
Student elected for Jersey cattle academy
February 6, 2013
Taylor Leach of Linwood has been accepted to the Jersey Youth Academy July 14-19 in Columbus, Ohio.
Council acts proactively on Wolf Creek project
February 6, 2013
At its special meeting before the work session Monday, Basehor City Council approved an eminent domain resolution in hopes of keeping the Wolf Creek Parkway project on track.
Sewer agreement under revision
03:29 p.m., February 6, 2013 Updated 11:33 a.m.
Basehor City Council members will start studying solutions to a defunct 2009 agreement between the city and Leavenworth County Sewer District No. 3.
Basehor police calls: Jan. 30-Feb. 5
February 6, 2013
Basehor police calls for Jan. 30- Feb. 5.
‘Headin’ for the Hills’ starts Thursday at BLHS auditorium
February 6, 2013
Basehor-Linwood High School students will present their winter play, “Headin’ for the Hills” starting Thursday.
Tax help available to area seniors in coming weeks
February 6, 2013
Volunteers from the Leavenworth County Council on Aging will provide free tax preparation help this spring to anyone 50 years of age or older.
Chamber to sponsor mayoral candidate forum Monday
February 6, 2013
In preparation of the upcoming mayoral primary election Feb. 26, the Basehor Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The forum will take place in the Basehor-Linwood High School Auditorium.
Mayoral primary election set for Feb. 26 in Basehor
February 6, 2013
With four candidates filed to run for mayor, a primary election will take place Feb. 26.
‘This is it:’ Father, son reflect at BLHS senior night
February 6, 2013
Basehor-Linwood senior Sam Seaton is looking forward to the day, inching ever closer, when he can eat again. It’s not that he’s malnourished, it’s just that, after years of wrestling, Seaton is all too familiar with the toils of cutting weight — a ubiquitous part of the sport made all the more frustrating by Seaton’s love of cooking.
BLHS boys outlast Tonganoxie for third straight win
12:05 a.m., February 6, 2013 Updated 02:17 p.m.
The product on the floor wasn’t always pretty and the final outcome wasn’t always clear, but when the Basehor-Linwood boys left the court after Tuesday’s meeting with Tonganoxie, they did so with their win streak intact.
Food: A dessert fit for Mardi Gras: Bananas Foster and bread pudding together at last
February 6, 2013
Bananas Foster and bread pudding are two of the most popular desserts in New Orleans. So in honor of the over-the-top nature of Mardi Gras, we decided to take a more-is-better approach and combine them into one.