Local news

Relay For Life participant turned cancer survivor encourages participation
June 10, 2015
George Cox has been supporting the Kaw Valley Relay For Life in Bonner Springs since its inception in 2003.
Remember When for June 11, 2015
June 9, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Linwood business owner Kim Miller-Tallman
June 8, 2015
Miller Sign Shoppe owner Kim Miller-Tallman shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Dairy Days announces parking changes due to rain
June 5, 2015
Due to all the heavy rains in the past few days, Basehor Dairy Days has announced it will not allow parking at the City Park, where conditions are too muddy
Flash flood warning in effect for Leavenworth County, parts of Wyandotte, Johnson counties
June 3, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning that’s in effect until 4:30 p.m. today for the area.
Basehor accordionist shares ‘alien’ instrument with grade schoolers
June 2, 2015
Playing the accordion is no mean feat — a fact Frank Palcher knows all too well. “It’s not an easy instrument to learn, and a lot of people don’t really have a feel for it, for what it takes to do it,” the Basehor resident says.
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.