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A look at news from the Basehor area


Suspect in homicide case takes authorities on vehicle chase that ends in Basehor
May 28, 2015
Lawrence police on Wednesday afternoon arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal stabbing Monday in Lawrence.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Becky Korgol
May 27, 2015
Becky Korgol, nurse and community volunteer, sharea a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Remember When for May 28, 2015
May 25, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Libraries to celebrate heroes this summer
May 21, 2015
Once the summer of 2015 is over, the Basehor and Bonner Springs libraries will have made heroes out of every reader.
Kaw Valley Relay For Life alters format, seeks participants
May 20, 2015
The Relay For Life of Kaw Valley will have a format much different to that of its first 13 years.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Val Barth
May 20, 2015
We visited with Val Barth, owner of DeeDee’s Jewelry and Vintage Decor, for this week’s Face to Face.
Remember When for May 21, 2015
May 19, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Edwardsville paramedic Christy Johnson
May 13, 2015
Leading up to National EMS Week, we chat with Christy Johnson, paramedic with the Edwardsville EMS Department.
Ray Cox remembered as truly dedicated to his community
May 13, 2015
Not even cancer could keep Ray Cox from fulfilling his service to the community. Even in the last few months, when his fight against the disease became the hardest, Cox attended every USD 204 Board of Education meeting possible.
Edwardsville councilman accused of making racist statements
May 12, 2015
A newly elected Edwardsville City Council member is being investigated after a teen says he made threats and called her racial slurs in a May 3 incident in Bonner Springs.
Parent thanks USD 204 staff for education of her special-needs son
May 12, 2015
Steven’s diagnosis came on Oct. 5, 1998: High Functioning Autism.
Remember When for May 14, 2015
May 11, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: USD 204 administrative assistant Stormi Vitt
May 6, 2015
USD 204’s Stormi Vitt, who recently earned an Honoring Excellence award from the Education Foundation, shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Semi trailer hits 2 buffalo east of Tonganoxie
May 5, 2015
A semi-tractor trailer struck two buffalo early Monday just east of Tonganoxie. The vehicle, which was headed east on U.S. Highway 24-40, struck and killed two buffalo that had wandered onto the highway between Stone Creek/South Park Drive and 206th Street.
Remember When for May 7, 2015
May 4, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

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