Archive for Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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Kansas: Clerk resigns amid finance questions
March 4, 2014
The longtime clerk in a northeast Kansas town has resigned and an auditor has been hired to review the town’s finances.
Kansas winter wheat crops faring well, report indicates
March 4, 2014
The latest government snapshot of the Kansas winter wheat crop shows a mixed outlook after a month of cold, snowy weather.
Basehor seniors compete in pancake race
March 4, 2014
International Pancake Day is more than just a day to enjoy the fluffy batter and all of its fixings — it’s a day to race. That’s how Basehor’s Coutry Place Living Center celebrated the day, at least, along with the business’ other senior living centers in Kansas and Texas. The International Pancake Day Race was inspired by the annual race between people in Olney, England, and residents of Liberal, Kansas.
BLHS lifters sweep state titles in Abilene
March 4, 2014
Another year, another pair of state titles for the Basehor-Linwood powerlifting program.
Local student awarded ‘Golden Gorilla’ at PSU
March 4, 2014
Nicole Bishop, a graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, has earned the Golden Gorilla Award at Pittsburg State University.
Basehor, Bonner area students named on KU honor rolls
March 4, 2014
Kansas University recently announced students who earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2013 semester.
Kansas: Statewide tornado drill this afternoon
March 4, 2014
Kansas emergency managers are conducting a statewide tornado drill to prepare residents for the spring storm season and reinforce the need to be prepared.
Vaughn-Trent’s 25 years quite a feat
March 4, 2014
For 25 years Vaughn-Trent Community Services has been serving the needs of those less fortunate in the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville school district. What I believe to be the most vital factor is that it is operated with part-time employees and volunteers.
Basehor court clerk honored by Kansas Supreme Court
March 4, 2014
Basehor’s Court Clerk Traci Dockery knows that getting a speeding ticket or other citation isn’t a pleasant experience, but she takes pride in making sure that rest of the court process goes as smoothly as possible. She has been working as Basehor Court Clerk since 2000 and was recently selected by the Kansas Supreme Court to serve as one of seven members of the Municipal Court Clerks Education Committee. She was notified of the selection in January by state Chief Justice Lawton Nuss’s office.
Remember When for March 6, 2014
March 4, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner dentist on ‘crusade’ to spread sleep apnea awareness
March 4, 2014
In the past few weeks, area dentist Thomas Drake has started what he calls his “own, personal crusade.”