Archive for Thursday, February 27, 2014

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Younger shines on BLHS senior night
Senior scores 1,000th point, breaks 3-point record
10:56 p.m., February 27, 2014 Updated 11:58 a.m.
Thursday Night was Senior Night for Basehor-Linwood High, but it might as well have been called Chase Younger Night. Younger scored a career-high 42 points in the Bobcats’ 79-53 victory against Mill Valley High.
Kansans support use of federal funds to expand Medicaid, poll says
February 27, 2014
Kansans strongly support accepting federal funds to broaden access to Medicaid, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Bobcat lifters get final state tune-up
February 27, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood powerlifting team sent split squads Saturday to Horton and Clay Center for their final tune-up before this weekend’s state meet.
Kansas: Praeger urges defeat of anti-Obamacare bill
February 27, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger on Wednesday said a House bill aimed at allowing Kansas to opt out of the federal health care overhaul could jeopardize Medicare funding for seniors.
Kansas man charged with murder in death of fetus
February 27, 2014
The Kansas attorney general has filed a first-degree murder charge against a 30-year-old western Kansas man accused of killing an 8- to 10-week-old fetus by serving the mother a pancake laced with medication intended to end a pregnancy.
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s office ramping up patrol around school zones in coming weeks
February 27, 2014
Leavenworth County Sheriff’s office deputies will be focusing on seat belt violations in and around school zones in the coming weeks.
Basehor-Linwood sophomore finds passion for photography
February 27, 2014
It’s difficult for Cassie Batesel to point to the exact moment she realized her passion for photography. It may have been joining the photo imaging class at Basehor-Linwood High School at the start of the year or it may have been simply snapping pictures of her own family. Either way, her photos were trying to tell her something and now, as just a freshman at BLHS, she is turning her new-foudn passion into a small business.
Bonner Springs athlete takes unconventional path to wrestling’s biggest stage
February 27, 2014
He was one second away from a crushing defeat. One second away from his high school wrestling career ending. One second away from not achieving his season goal.