Archive for Thursday, August 6, 2009

Also from August 6

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
BLSA youth soccer camp
Polls

Have your shopping habits changed with the economic downturn?

Response Percent
No, I’ve been shopping like a mad person.
 
57%
Yes, bills and food are about the only things I spend my money on these days.
 
42%
Total 40
Videos

All stories

Driver takes ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ ride through yards of city officials, a former state representative
August 6, 2009
A Bonner Springs resident took what one neighbor described as a “Dukes of Hazzard” ride through five backyards Wednesday morning in the Whispering Woods subdivision in Bonner Springs off of 138th and Grove Streets.
Commuter forecast for August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009
The weather this morning should be dry as you make your way to work. There are still delays on 24 as you travel from Lawrence toward Topeka so consider taking I-70 instead. It should help you avoid some delays.
County museum to stay open; takes 75 percent budget cut
August 6, 2009
It took some negotiations, but the Wyandotte County Museum in Bonner Springs will not be closing its doors for good.
Former VFW commander awarded for post’s community involvement
August 6, 2009
The Bonner Springs Olsen-McGraw-Thompson-Goins Veterans of Foreign Wars post 6401 takes its mission to heart.
Economy has some businesses seeing sales decline
August 6, 2009
Jamie Istas, owner of The Pink Zebra Boutique, at 221 Oak Street, says her business is doing just fine. In fact, despite the economic downturn, sales have increased.
Cool times offered to senior residents
August 6, 2009
The heat is on, and now there is a place for older residents in Bonner Springs to go for some air conditioning and entertainment at the same time.
Spaghetti dinner ready to serve masses
August 6, 2009
It’s pretty clear what makes the wheel go round at a community event such as the Senior Center’s annual All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner: volunteers.
Schlitterbahn offers county resident discount
August 6, 2009
Wyandotte County residents can receive a discount on their admission to Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark.
Neighbors: Kevin Jones
August 6, 2009
Kevin Jones is a Basehor planning commissioner and a representative for Atmos Energy.
Sixth-graders look for funds to visit U.S. Capitol for the first time as People to People delegates
August 6, 2009
Heading to the big city can be nerve-racking for anyone.
Father, daughter go on archeological adventure
August 6, 2009
It’s a period in history that still holds strong feelings today.
Five Questions: Aquatic Fun
Bonner pool sees highs and lows this season
August 6, 2009
Five Questions with Bonner Springs Aquatics director Lauren Osburn.
Massage business owner returns to Bonner Springs
August 6, 2009
A self-described “massage junky,” Shawnee resident and massage therapist Debra Fisher has plans to turn Bonner Springs residents into massage addicts just like herself.
Letter: Churches efforts pay off
August 6, 2009
Letter to the editor
School history makes mark
August 6, 2009
The summer of 1934 was one of the hottest on record with temperatures topping the century mark numerous times.
Grinter Chapel to play host to ice cream social
August 6, 2009
Grinter Chapel United Methodist Church, 7819 Swartz Rd., is having a homemade ice cream social from 1-4 p.m. Saturday Aug. 15, at the church.
Edwardsville Kiwanis hear archeology presentation
August 6, 2009
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club heard a presentation about archeology during its meeting last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Bonner Beautiful group selects winning yard
August 6, 2009
The Bonner Beautiful Commission has chosen Heidi Brenner, 13930 Woodend Rd., Bonner Springs, as the August Yard of the Month.
USD 204 School Board changes meeting date
August 6, 2009
The date for the next USD 204 Board of Education meeting has been changed from Aug. 17 to Aug. 24.
Officials’ yards victimized by off-road driver
August 6, 2009
Bonner Springs Police are investigating an early-morning incident Wednesday in which a man reportedly drove off the road and into the yards of Mayor Clausie Smith and City Manager John “Jack” Helin.
Ombudsman from Bonner appointed
August 6, 2009
Gov. Mark Parkinson has appointed a Bonner Springs resident as the Acting Long-Term Care Ombudsman for the state of Kansas.
Library offers fresh environment, a new home for Bonner readers
August 6, 2009
Recently, our community was blessed with the opening of a new state-of-the art library.
Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association awards scholarships, seeks growth
August 6, 2009
Members of the Basehor-Linwood Soccer Association are looking for ways to promote the game locally.
Bailey closes out championship career
Former Clark student was dominant runner for Maranatha Eagles
August 6, 2009
From the day she arrived at Maranatha Academy, Ali Bailey has been one of the Eagles’ top distance runners.
Richards aims to bring success to BSHS baseball
August 6, 2009
The Bonner Springs baseball program will get a facelift starting this school year.
Basehor 4-H’er favors buymanship project
August 6, 2009
Though submitting a number of different projects for the Leavenworth County Fair, 13-year-old Laina Griffith’s favorite is one that gives her a chance to pursue a pastime near and dear to her heart.
Remember When: Aug. 6, 2009
August 6, 2009
Ten years ago, the Bonner Springs Board of Education voted to add a soccer program at the high school.
On the agenda
August 6, 2009
Bonner Springs City Council meeting agenda for Aug. 10.
On the record
August 6, 2009
Bonner Springs and Edwardsville Police and Fire calls.
Board member’s community service to be awarded
August 6, 2009
In his quiet way, USD 204 board member David Pierce has always carried the torch for community involvement.
A face in the crowd
Family fights myths associated with albinism
August 6, 2009
The routine is simple. Before Lyra Thompson can leave her house, sunscreen must be applied and sunglasses, and a hat must be in place.
Office visit proves kids still say the darndest things
August 6, 2009
Some of you may remember Art Linkletter’s book, “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” which evolved, if memory serves, from a television show, during which time he interviewed children. I thought about the book recently after a conversation with a youngster in my office.
KC Varsity Post 199 takes second at state tournament
August 6, 2009
As Rick Bryan stood in the Kansas City Varsity Post 199 dugout, he couldn’t help but think he’d seen this before.