A look at news from the Basehor area

Basehor, Bonner organizations prepare for community Thanksgiving meals
November 19, 2014
Basehor and Bonner Springs this year are carrying on traditions of community Thanksgiving dinners, each with the goal of sharing a free meal with friends and neighbors.
Shelter in Kansas City won’t house gay couples
12:00 p.m., November 17, 2014 Updated 10:48 a.m.
A nonprofit homeless shelter in Kansas City will not allow legally married same-sex couples to stay overnight together because officials believe those relationships violate biblical principles.
Remember When for Nov. 20, 2014
November 17, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
In the season of giving, think local
November 17, 2014
This is the season for being grateful for what we have and to give back something to those less fortunate within our community
Bonner library site of upcoming Town Hall with Sen. Moran
November 12, 2014
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran is hosting a Town Hall meeting for residents in Wyandotte County from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 26.
Electronics recycling event offered this weekend
November 12, 2014
Area residents can participate in an electronics recycling event that is being held 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday at Heartland Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore located at 1270 Merriam Lane in Kansas City, Kan.
Legends’ annual tree-lighting set
November 12, 2014
Legends Outlets Kansas City is kicking off the holiday season with its 10th annual holiday tree lighting ceremony, including displays of animated lights synchronized to music, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 22.
Preliminary hearing set in Jewish site shootings
November 12, 2014
An avowed white supremacist from Missouri who is accused in the fatal shooting of three people at two Kansas Jewish sites is expected in court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to take his case to trial.
Bonner Springs resident with Basehor ties marks 100 years
November 12, 2014
Norma Curtice says she doesn’t believe there is any big secret of longevity for her mother, Bernice Dannefer, who celebrates her 100th birthday today.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Waneta Jones
November 11, 2014
Bonner Springs native and famous “Dairy Queen lady” Waneta Jones shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for Nov. 13, 2014
November 10, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Spay and neuter transport planned next week
November 7, 2014
Leavenworth County Humane Society’s next pet spay/neuter transport is next week, Nov. 13-14 from Tonganoxie’s Public Works building.
Ag Hall in Bonner hopes to take ‘baby steps’
November 6, 2014
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame’s plan for the future is based on baby steps.
Bonner library director credited with integrating library into heart of community
November 5, 2014
It is nearly impossible to encapsulate all of the growth the Bonner Springs City Library has seen in the last 16 years under the leadership of director Kimberly Beets.