Basehor Living

Vietnam vet named grand marshal for Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade
September 12, 2014
A Vietnam veteran who grew up in Leavenworth will be this year’s Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade grand marshal.
Face to Face: Basehor minister Howie Lucas
September 9, 2014
First Baptist Church of Basehor’s new youth and adult minister, Howie Lucas, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Serious respiratory illness hits hundreds of kids
September 8, 2014
Hundreds of children in about a dozen states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials suspect may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.
Kansas City Connection: The circus comes to town, and the return of Ren Fest
September 7, 2014
School may be back in session, but those looking to treat their families to some fun performances and outdoor activities will have some good chances to do so this week in the Kansas City area.
Cooler weather delaying Tonganoxie sunflower field blooms
12:12 p.m., August 29, 2014 Updated 12:12 p.m.
A popular photo backdrop is expected to be in prime form the next two weekends. Ted and Kris Grinter’s sunflowers should be ready for pictures in the coming days, according to Kris’ blog, krisgrinter.blogspot.com.
Creative critters in Leavenworth County?
Animals create ‘art’ for local Humane Society
August 27, 2014
One person’s art is an animal’s chance to traipse across some tarp.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs pastor Matt Clough
August 20, 2014
Matt Clough, pastor of the new The Fellowship West church in Bonner Springs, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Growing heirlooms: Bonner farm provides produce for families, restaurants
August 20, 2014
Looking out over 19 rows of vegetable crops, each 200 to 250 feet long and 6 feet wide, Jim and Deb Crum reflect on how it all got started.
Cord blood donation available at two additional metro hospitals
August 8, 2014
Beginning today, Menorah Medical Center and Shawnee Mission Medical Center have joined Saint Luke’s Hospital’s Cord Blood Program and now offer mothers the option to donate their newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood to help those in need of a stem cell transplant.
Mild weather greets Leavenworth County Fair in Tonganoxie
July 29, 2014
Fairgoers — both humans and animals — likely are going to like this week’s forecast. Mother Nature by all accounts has ordered up ideal fair week weather. Highs generally are expected to be in the 80s and lows in the 60s throughout the week, according to weather forecasts.
Sporting KC blood drive is Tuesday in KCK
July 24, 2014
Sporting Kansas City, the Victory Project and the American Red Cross are teaming up for a blood drive Tuesday at Sporting Park.
Kansas City Connection: Cornering the farmers markets
July 14, 2014
The Kansas City area is filled with a wide variety of farmers markets that are well worth a visit. This week I’d like to take a look at some of the most interesting weekend and weekday markets in the area.
Local agencies participating in National HIV Testing Day
June 23, 2014
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging Kansans to get tested Friday on National HIV Testing Day.
Kansas City Connection: Influential women come to KC
June 15, 2014
HIllary Rodham Clinton and Lauryn Hill come to KC; Jazz in the Woods livens up Corporate Woods; and Gay Price KC events planned.
Wild Hayride Band to play at Leavenworth’s Heritage Center
May 27, 2014
The Wild Hayride Band dinner and dance will start at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at the Heritage Center, 109 Delaware St., Leavenworth.

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