Local news

Basehor business owner combines love of billiards, country
August 19, 2015
If any business has cause to give itself a patriotic name, it’s Stars and Stripes Billiards in Basehor.
Remember When for Aug. 20, 2015
August 17, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development seeking applicants for 2015-16
August 12, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development organization is seeking applicants for 2015-16. The group, which celebrated 25 years earlier this year, is taking applications through Sept. 2. Class members range from high school seniors to retired residents. Students learn about personality and leadership traits, as well as local and state government, communication, teambuilding and other skills during the nine-month class that meets monthly.
Face to Face: Basehor pastor Amy Lippoldt
August 12, 2015
Rev. Amy Lippoldt, new pastor at Basehor United Methodist Church, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Basehor-based Rodeo Mexican Restaurant focuses on service, fresh food
August 11, 2015
Carlos Garcia and Maria Guerrero haven’t been in the Kansas City area for long, but thanks to customers at their Basehor restaurant, they are starting to feel at home.
Remember When for Aug. 13, 2015
August 11, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor library storyteller known for theatrics
August 5, 2015
When Patrick Peterson graduated from St. Mary College in Leavenworth in 2012 with degrees in English and Theater, he had no idea that his career path would literally lead right down the road.
Basehor 2016 budget hearing moved to Aug. 17; bonds garner low interest rate
August 4, 2015
Though the public hearing for the city of Basehor’s 2016 budget was listed to take place during a special council meeting Monday, the public hearing actually will take place at the council’s Aug. 17 regular meeting.
Remember When for Aug. 6, 2015
August 3, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain, 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor chamber brings circus to town Sept. 3
July 31, 2015
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce once again will sponsor the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus Sept. 3 as a fundraiser for the chamber.
Remember When for July 30, 2015
July 28, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor couple goes off beaten path in world travels
July 23, 2015
Dan and Ellen Gray, who lived in Europe for five years earlier in their 28-year marriage, have traveled the to some of the world’s most popular as well as most obscure locations.
Basehor’s 2016 budget calls for property tax increase
Additional funds will be saved for city campus construction
July 22, 2015
The Basehor City Council is planning for a slight property tax increase next year in order to save up for the future.
Remember When for July 23, 2015
July 20, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.