Joshua Roberts

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Council scrutinizes downtown building
December 4, 2008
Backed by a critical engineer’s report, the Basehor City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday night requiring the owner of a downtown building to either make major repairs or begin demolishing his structure within 30 days.
Street project moving forward
City Council prepping Wolf Creek project for public hearing
December 4, 2008
While there was no action taken, a proposed street construction/improvement project was again a primary discussion topic for Basehor city officials Monday night.
Hearing set on indecent liberties charge
April 20, 2006
A former Basehor Elementary School teacher, who has been charged in Leavenworth County District Court with inappropriately touching an 11-year-old child, is scheduled to appear in court in two weeks.
Library moving to larger quarters
Library plans May 18 move to Parallel Road location
April 20, 2006
The Basehor Community Library will be on the move sooner than expected.
Grand opening celebration
Three area youths win essay contest held in conjunction with the Legends opening
April 20, 2006
The biggest splash from a Wednesday morning media gathering at the Legends of Village West shopping center had little to do with the unveiling of a new 60-foot, two-tiered water fountain.
Basehor VFW Loyalty Day April 29
April 13, 2006
Loyalty Day, an event designed to reaffirm American citizens’ devotion to the country, hasn’t been formally recognized by the Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars post since its inception in 1958.
School officials seek additional teachers
April 13, 2006
Because of an expected increase in enrollment, the Basehor-Linwood school district is considering adding three teachers for next school year. The additional teachers would increase the district’s faculty to 114 teachers.
Curriculum revisions continue in district
April 13, 2006
In an on-going effort to align curriculum with state standards, the Basehor-Linwood school board Monday approved revisions to the district’s health, physical education and fine arts programs.
Council poised to make decisions on two highways
April 13, 2006
Basehor city officials are careful to point out that the development of two highways near the city — Kansas Highway 7 and U.S. Highway 24-40 — are critical to long-term economic development.
New bank to open in about a year
April 13, 2006
Bill New, chairman of the board at First State Bank and Trust, said his company has conducted business based on ethics, honesty and “Christian standards.”

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