Area

A look at news from the Basehor area


Remember When for Dec. 18, 2014
December 15, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor, Bonner Jayhawks graduate
December 15, 2014
A number of Basehor- and Bonner Springs-area residents are among the nearly 1,250 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this fall.
Bonner Springs man sentenced in Leavenworth County for explosives, drug possession
December 15, 2014
Leavenworth County District Court last week sentenced a Bonner Springs man to 52 months in prison for the possession of drugs, guns and explosives.
Basehor, Bonner area students among Pitt State fall 2014 grads
December 12, 2014
Several local students were among more than 500 students are expected to participate in Pittsburg State University’s fall commencement exercises today.
Sew generous: Trio uses Bonner Springs shop as base for charitable sewing projects
December 10, 2014
Elaine Kramer, Phyllis Greenlee and Carol Stuckwisch meet for about three hours every Wednesday morning to create items at Sunflower Embroidery, which allows them the use of its sewing machines and thread for their projects. They don’t have a name for their group’s efforts; they do all that they do in the name of keeping busy and good will toward others.
Bonner Springs man charged in Lowe’s shooting death
December 9, 2014
Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome A. Gorman today announced that George Daniel Lingenfelser, 28, of Bonner Springs has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Janet Billings.
Remember When for Dec. 11, 2014
December 9, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner police seek information after 2nd Ag Hall burglary
December 9, 2014
Bonner Springs police are seeking assistance from the public after the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame was burglarized for the second time in the last three months.
The World Company’s community papers seek freelance writers
December 9, 2014
If you’ve always wanted to see your name in print, here’s your chance. The World Company is looking for freelance writers for high school sports and general news coverage.
Police identify woman killed at Kansas store
December 9, 2014
Police have identified a woman fatally shot in a Lowe’s Home Improvement store parking lot in Kansas City, Kan.
Bonner’s Lake of the Forest resurrects homes tour
December 4, 2014
Lake of the Forest residents are resurrecting a holiday tradition that they hope also will benefit several Bonner Springs nonprofits.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs ‘Fun Mom’ Melinda Sells
December 2, 2014
Melinda Sells of Moon Marble Co. shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for Dec. 4, 2014
December 1, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Kansas City Connection: Art, shopping and shows
November 30, 2014
Now that it’s almost December, the holiday events are in full swing, though there’s still plenty of non-Christmas-related events to check out in Kansas City as well.