Local news

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.
Basehor VFW offers annual Thanksgiving for seniors Nov. 22
November 12, 2014
Basehor VFW Post 11499 once again plans to offer a free Thanksgiving meal to all senior citizens at the VFW post, as well as one chaperone of a senior citizen, on Nov. 22.
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.
In Basehor musical, new actors take lead roles
November 12, 2014
The organizers of Basehor-Linwood High School’s theater productions say the variety of musicals they choose, along with parts open to all age ranges, has always brought new faces to the stage.
Basehor library expands programming for men with home brewing, other classes
November 11, 2014
In the Basehor VFW Saturday afternoon, Paul Trupel held up his tasting glass to make a toast. “Here’s to the Basehor library; great idea!” he said.
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.
Remember When for Nov. 6, 2014
November 3, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor student among KU urban planning honorees
October 30, 2014
Toby Moody of Basehor was one of eight Kansas University Department of Urban Planning students honored with a New Horizon award from the Kansas Chapter of the American Planning Association.
Basehor school district plans patron phone survey
October 29, 2014
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 plans to survey its patrons in the coming weeks via telephone.
Basehor dog boarding business takes over Safe Harbor space
October 29, 2014
It took five years of searching, but Stephanie Stone finally found the perfect location for her business in Basehor.
Former Basehor county commissioner dies
October 27, 2014
Funeral services for John Flower, 68, former Leavenworth County Commissioner from Basehor, were held over the weekend.
Remember When for Oct. 30, 2014
October 27, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor mahjongg league donates funds
October 22, 2014
On Monday, the Four Winds Mahjongg League presented a check to Paws for Freedom, a Tonganoxie not-for-profit.