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Insurance inspector carves his niche on the midway
February 2, 2006
Harold “Woody” Berry, a former mayor of Edwardsville, has worked for 38 years at a job title which may sound at first like a killjoy. He works as an amusement industry insurance inspector for Haas-Wilkerson of Shawnee Mission.
Getting by: High-tech prosthesis helps girl cope with bone cancer
February 2, 2006
Six-year-old Katelynn Drydale’s body grows like other girls’ her age — mostly at night, a few centimeters per year. Except for her right leg. Every six months or so, it grows one and a half to two centimeters — about three-quarters of an inch — in the course of a few minutes.
NAACP honors civil rights figures
February 2, 2006
The Bonner Springs NAACP put up two displays for Black History Month Wednesday in Bonner Springs. The first was installed at Bonner Springs Elementary School, featuring placards commemorating historical black leaders such as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, and large banners with articles and pictures from old Life magazines about the civil rights struggle.
Busy bees separate schools’ best spellers
February 2, 2006
Last week was a busy week for bees. Spelling bees, that is. Bonner Springs Elementary had its bee Thursday afternoon, and Edwardsville Elementary held its spelling contest Friday morning.
Couple reviving Linwood’s Harris House
February 2, 2006
A Los Angeles couple soon will reopen a banquet facility at the 123-year-old Harris House west of Linwood.
New Bonner pool right on schedule
February 2, 2006
Warm weather isn’t only good for enjoying swimming pools. It’s also good for their construction. The mild winter has allowed the construction of the new Bonner Springs Aquatic Center to proceed right on schedule. The $3.5 million facility is scheduled to open by summer, and all the concrete has been poured and sprayed in the pool.
Pirates knock Braves from Kaw Valley League race
February 2, 2006
Four possessions cost the Bonner Springs Braves their latest league contest, a 59-51 loss to Piper on Tuesday night.
Assistants making positive impact
February 2, 2006
One typically takes a quiet approach from the bench during games.
Opinion: Smith certainly deserving
February 2, 2006
All’s fair in love and war, or so the saying goes.
Birth: Mason Ryan Henderson
February 2, 2006
Granite City opens its doors in Village West
February 2, 2006
Using its “value-driven” philosophy, a new restaurant in western Wyandotte County opened its doors Tuesday to solid reviews from pleased customers.
Legends of Village West seeks essays
February 2, 2006
Still no qualifiers, but Bonner Springs takes 4th at ILC
February 2, 2006
Because swimming is more often thought of as an individual sport, it’s easy to get caught up in the hype surrounding individual accomplishments.
Balanced effort leads to Bravettes’ win
February 2, 2006
Tuesday night the Bonner Springs High School girls basketball team took a step toward getting back to the style of basketball they played early in the season.
First-year assistants enjoying initial go-around with the Braves
February 2, 2006
Just a couple of years ago, Bonner Springs boys basketball coach Andy Price was by far the youngest member of the Braves’ coaching staff.
Opinion: Senator’s idea goes nowhere
County merger finds no friends
February 2, 2006
Bonner splits with Tonganoxie
Bravettes get rocked, Bonner boys roll
February 2, 2006
Perhaps the Bonner Springs boys should have played the Tonganoxie girls. In what has become somewhat normal in this Kaw Valley League series, the Tonganoxie girls raced past Bonner Springs and the BSHS boys blasted the Chieftains, when the two schools hooked up on Friday night.
Herff Jones plant opens in Edwardsville
February 2, 2006
About 300 people gathered on a blustery afternoon in Edwardsville Monday to officially open the new Herff Jones yearbook plant.
Johnson-Wyandotte merger?
Leaders find little good to say about legislator’s proposal
February 2, 2006
A local state senator’s proposed merging of Wyandotte and Johnson counties has met with varying degrees of indifference, scorn and ridicule by area legislators and officials.
Remember When
February 2, 2006