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A look at news from the Basehor area


Relay For Life participant turned cancer survivor encourages participation
June 10, 2015
George Cox has been supporting the Kaw Valley Relay For Life in Bonner Springs since its inception in 2003.
Edwardsville residents question legality of ‘halfway house’
June 9, 2015
The city of Edwardsville is working to determine if a reported “halfway house” for criminal offenders is in violation of any laws after locating in a family-friendly neighborhood.
Remember When for June 11, 2015
June 9, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Linwood business owner Kim Miller-Tallman
June 8, 2015
Miller Sign Shoppe owner Kim Miller-Tallman shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Tonganoxie youth remembered for ‘lighting up a room’
12:43 p.m., June 8, 2015 Updated 10:36 a.m.
Sierra Sommer was known for lighting up a room. She, also, as others noted, was a bit of a chameleon at Tonganoxie High School in that she had the knack for fitting into various circles. She had a diverse group of friends.
Bonner business, nonprofit offer free dental services
June 5, 2015
Victory Ford of Bonner Springs has partnered with the Reola Grant Center to provide Free Dental Days, dentistry services provided by the PDS Serve Foundation from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20 at Victory Ford, 715 S. 130th St.
Edwardsville Parks and Rec’s Gold Glove Week to raise funds for Children’s Mercy
Royals’ Frank White to sign autographs June 12
June 5, 2015
The Edwardsville Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a special fundraising event next week, aimed at assisting local youth through Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City.
Body of missing Bonner Springs man found in Leavenworth County
June 5, 2015
The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s reports it located the body of a man reported missing from Bonner Springs yesterday.
Edwardsville councilman releases statement after KBI closes investigation
Stites denies using racial slurs in exchange with teenager
June 4, 2015
An Edwardsville City Councilman is sharing his side of the story after the KBI reported it has wrapped up an investigation into allegations that he used racial slurs and threats.
Bonner police seek help locating missing resident
June 4, 2015
Bonner Springs Police are asking for the public’s help locating a local resident, Michael Amayo, who has been missing since Saturday.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Ben Spencer
June 3, 2015
We get to know Ben Spencer, new pastor at Fellowship West in Bonner Springs, in this week’s Face to Face column.
Flash flood warning in effect for Leavenworth County, parts of Wyandotte, Johnson counties
June 3, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning that’s in effect until 4:30 p.m. today for the area.
Basehor, Bonner area students receive collegiate honors
May 29, 2015
The following are Basehor and Bonner Springs area residents recently recognized with various honors at their college or university.
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.