Local news

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.
BLHS Jazz Night to raise funds for band program
April 29, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School’s jazz band is unique — with 75 students involved in marching band, the school also has 42 students separated into two jazz bands.
Remember When for April 30, 2015
April 28, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Basehor High principal Sherry Reeves
April 28, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School principal Sherry Reeves shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Basehor VFW plans show of patriotism Friday for Loyalty Day
April 27, 2015
Those driving down 155th Street through downtown Basehor on May 1 will notice the street has been lined with flags celebrating Loyalty Day.
LCHS hires firm to design future shelter
April 20, 2015
Leavenworth County Humane Society announced via Facebook earlier this month that it has selected JE Dunn and Treanor Architects to help the organization design/build the LCHS, Inc. no-kill pet animal shelter in the Lansing Business Center.
Remember When for April 23, 2015
April 20, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor library offers electronic recycling
April 15, 2015
The Basehor Community Library will have an Electronics Recycling event 1-4 p.m. Saturday in honor of Earth Day.
Basehor library event shares ‘twisted’ fairy tale
April 15, 2015
The Basehor Community Library will have Twisted Fairy Tale Readers Theater for third- through fifth-grade students 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday.
Backyard Beauty: Basehor area resident turns yard into wildlife habitat
April 15, 2015
Native wildlife have found a safe haven in rural Basehor — not in an open field or nature preserve, but in Wayne Rhodus’s back yard.