Local news

Hayden’s Heroes fundraiser planned this weekend
February 5, 2015
A Hayden’s Heroes fundraiser, benefiting a Basehor student diagnosed with brain cancer, is planned for Sunday.
Bobcat Wrestling Club plans fundraiser
February 5, 2015
The Bobcat Wrestling Club is planning a Mouse Racing and Taco Dinner fundraiser March 6.
Senior housing development proposed in Basehor
February 4, 2015
Another senior living development could be on its way to Basehor.
Face to Face: Basehor veterinarian Kelly Vader Lightfoot
February 4, 2015
Kelly Vader Lighfoot of the Basehor Veterinary Clinic shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for Feb. 5, 2015
February 3, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remember When for Jan. 29, 2015
January 26, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remember When for Jan. 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor-Linwood girls take control in second half against Bishop Ward
January 11, 2015
The third quarter has caused all kinds of trouble for the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team this season. But the Lady Bobcats (2-5 overall, 2-3 Kaw Valley League) flipped the script Friday night against Bishop Ward, outscoring the host Cyclones 15-3 in the third quarter before cruising to a 52-38 victory.
Basehor-Linwood boys beat Bishop Ward 65-33
January 11, 2015
Senior Pat Muldoon scored a game-high 17 points and keyed the decisive late third-quarter run that propelled the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team to a 65-33 victory Friday on the road against Bishop Ward.
Basehor officials express support for Leavenworth County sales tax extension
Some area residents share doubts at library informational forum
January 8, 2015
A community meeting was held Wednesday at the Basehor Community Library to get feedback from Basehor citizens concerning the upcoming mail ballot vote for Leavenworth County.
Humane society hoping to build animal shelter to serve Leavenworth County
January 6, 2015
Leavenworth County Humane Society, Inc., says it is creating a solution for animal control needs in the county, but some county officials have their doubts.
Basehor-Linwood school board discusses $16 million bond issue
January 6, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood Board of Education held a planning meeting on Jan. 5 to discuss the upcoming $16 million bond issue that is being prepared to appear on the April 7 election ballot.
Remember When for Jan. 8, 2015
January 5, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Top Stories of 2015: The Year in Review for Basehor, Bonner Springs, Edwardsville
December 31, 2014
The past year saw some major changes for the communities covered by The Chieftain.