Local news

Happy Birthday, Basehor: City marks 50 years
June 1, 2015
Probably we should be breaking into a chorus of “Happy Birthday to Basehor.” Basehor is now 50 years old as a city.
Basehor VFW blood drive seeks 35 donors
May 29, 2015
The Basehor VFW Post will host a blood drive 2-7 p.m. June 3 at the VFW Building, 2806 N. 155th.
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.
Basehor’s 10th annual Dairy Days looking for sunny skies
May 27, 2015
Much will be the same at the 10th Annual Basehor Dairy Days Festival, but organizers are hoping for one change over last year — sunny skies, or at the very least, no rain.
Organization Orientation: Basehor-Linwood Assistance Services
May 27, 2015
Making a difference with Basehor-Linwood Assistance Services or BLAS (pronounced “blaze”).
Remember When for May 28, 2015
May 25, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Libraries to celebrate heroes this summer
May 21, 2015
Once the summer of 2015 is over, the Basehor and Bonner Springs libraries will have made heroes out of every reader.
End of an era: BLHS teacher says goodbye after 35 years
May 20, 2015
Susan Mayberry remembers Mary Myer as one of her favorite teachers when she was a student at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Remember When for May 21, 2015
May 19, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Class of 2015: BLHS senior says organization is the key
May 14, 2015
Kennedy Bowers is more than prepared to make the transition from Basehor-Linwood High School Bobcat to Kansas State University Wildcat, and she says that is largely thanks to the education she received at BLHS.
Basehor fundraiser carries on tradition of support for Safe Harbor
May 13, 2015
There will be a lot more healthy dogs looking for their forever home later this month after Holy-Field Vinyard in Basehor sponsors its annual “Ladies Night” on May 21.
Remember When for May 14, 2015
May 11, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Remember When for May 7, 2015
May 4, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Donation account created for toddler injured in lawnmower accident
May 4, 2015
A Go Fund Me account has been created to support the family of Richard Brock, the 15-month-old severely injured in a lawn mower accident last week.