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Jim’s Gym’
Resident honored by community for role in developing youth sports
September 28, 2006
Dozens turn out to honor longtime resident Jim Finley by naming the Community Center gymnasium “Jim’s Gym.”
Trash pickup schedule to change Sunday
September 28, 2006
Deffenbaugh Industries will change the residential refuse pickup schedule on Oct. 1, affecting about half of the residents in Bonner Springs.
Obituary: Velma Nadine Meyer
September 28, 2006
Obituary: Sue A. Kramer
September 28, 2006
Folks flock to family farm to gather greens
September 28, 2006
As much as the boosters of Edwardsville may try to promote it to out-of-towners, there’s one annual draw that doesn’t require so much as a sign.
Friends, family mourn Basehor youth killed in wreck on I-635
September 28, 2006
Dripped candle wax and sidewalk chalk messages from a candlelight vigil held for Stephen William Brock Sunday night are still scrawled on the pavement in front of the family home in Basehor.
Girl Scout effort focuses on nearby camp
September 28, 2006
Girl Scouts, the organization that has been building courage, confidence and character in girls for more than 90 years, is enhancing programs and experiences for girls in the greater Kansas City area.
Downtown dojo strives to teach discipline and confidence
September 28, 2006
What kind of dragon says “Eeyaw!” when it kicks?
Family business survives fires, changes in feed marketplace
September 28, 2006
A Bonner Springs business will officially turn half a century old this week. Valley Feed and Supply Company, 600 W. Second St., will celebrate its 50th anniversary as an incorporated business in Bonner Springs.
Engagement: Coady-Elmer
September 28, 2006
Dena Rae McLaughlin: area teaching pioneer
September 28, 2006
She was a teaching pioneer, a generous soul and a living history book.
Questions, answers from Sebelius, Barnett
September 28, 2006
Q: Will you promise to protect the level of education funding provided for in the three-year school funding plan approved this year by the Legislature and approved by the Kansas Supreme Court? Please answer yes or no, and explain why.
Candidates spar over school funding
September 28, 2006
Will the $466 million, three-year school funding increase break the state budget?
Seniors’ art displayed at Ag Hall
September 28, 2006
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame will host an exhibit featuring more than the usual number of artists next month. For most of the year, the Center’s Gallery of Rural Art exhibit displays the work of one artist for one month. But for the nex two months, the Center will feature the work of about a dozen artists from the Senior Arts Council in Kansas City, Kan.
Letter: Winning isn’t everything
September 28, 2006
Letter: Support was grand
September 28, 2006
Letter: Thanks for helping Lindsey
September 28, 2006
Bonner Springs picks up much needed soccer victory
September 28, 2006
A new formation breathed new life into the Bonner Springs High School soccer team Tuesday night.
Out with the old…… and in with the new
New press box puts finishing touches on facility upgrade at Bonner Springs High School
September 28, 2006
In the blink of an eye, the landscape at David Jaynes Field has changed once again.
Opinion: His players are behind him
September 28, 2006
From the stands of Bonner Springs High School’s David Jaynes Field all the way to the sports pages of the Kansas City Star, the dilemma facing BSHS football coach Lew Kasselman and his quest to win five games to save his job has been a hot topic lately.
Obituary: Stephen William Brock
September 28, 2006
Volunteers speak for kids who can’t speak for themselves
September 28, 2006
Abused and neglected children in Leavenworth County have a voice in the court system thanks to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).
Braves continue to struggle vs. Lansing
September 28, 2006
It was an up-and-down evening for the Bonner Springs High School football team.
Calendar
September 28, 2006
Story of boy who vanished 18 years ago makes its way at last to Lawrence stage
September 28, 2006
An 18-year-old unsolved mystery, set in Linwood and with Bonner Springs and Edwardsville connections, is coming to the stage next week. “Leaves of Words,” which will open Oct. 6 at the Lawrence Arts Center, is a play about the April 16, 1988, disappearance of Randy Leach, a senior at Linwood Junior-Senior High School. Leach was last seen at a party 2:30 a.m. that day, and neither he nor the car he drove to the party have turned up.
New construction fuels growth in Bonner Springs schools
September 28, 2006
The official enrollment numbers are in for the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School District, and the total number of students is up by 50 more than the district staff and board had expected, with 2,420 students. That’s an increase of 179 students, with every school’s enrollment growing except Clark Middle School’s, which went from a September 2005 enrollment of 560 to 535 this year.
3 officers, 1 clerk fired in Edwardsville scandal
September 28, 2006
The sad saga of the Edwardsville Police Department continued Monday with the firing of three more officers and a police clerk.
Purchase of TASERs OK’d by Council
Governing body unanimous in vote to purchase stun guns for all Bonner police officers
September 28, 2006
The Bonner Springs City Council approved the purchase of electric stun guns for the city’s police officers on Monday night. The purchase of 25 TASERs, one for each officer, will come to $37,898, and include, besides the weapons themselves, two one-use field cartridges and two practice cartridges for each TASER, extended 5-year warranties, and cameras that record video and audio of each deployment of the weapons they’re attached to.
School suit means more stability, but much is unsettled
Funding issue expected to top legislative agenda
September 28, 2006
Children in this year’s kindergarten class in Kansas were the first in many years to start their education out from under the shadow of a school finance lawsuit.
Edwardsville city clerk wanted ‘to do something more’
September 28, 2006
Though it might seem to attendees that Autumnfest is a weekend of carefree music, rides and other fun, it doesn’t organize itself.
Bonner Springs puts best foot forward at Ottawa Invitational
September 28, 2006
It takes a lot for Bonner Springs High School cross country coach Bill Downing to admit when he’s blown away by his own team.
Planning Commission declines school’s request
September 28, 2006
The Bonner Springs Planning Commission ruled Tuesday against a request for an exception to the city’s 10-month-old sign ordinance. What was awkward about the vote was that Bonner Springs High School had made the request.
Senior Night produces smiles but no victories
September 28, 2006
If there’s one good thing that can be taken from an otherwise difficult season, it’s that Bonner Springs High School volleyball coach Jo Wiseman and her players are on the same page.