Archive for Thursday, February 19, 2009

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BSHS junior varsity girls roll Turner
February 19, 2009
The Bonner Springs junior varsity girls basketball team inched closer to a .500 record on Friday when it picked up a 40-18 victory at Turner.
On the Record
February 19, 2009
The following calls were made to the Bonner Springs Police Department, the Bonner Springs Fire Department and the Edwardsville Fire Department.
Commuter forecast, February 19, 2009
February 19, 2009
It’s another chilly commute with temperatures in the upper-teens this morning. Winds will be reasonable this morning. No delays are expected if you’re leaving from MCI this morning.
BSHS senior is KVL champion
February 19, 2009
Competing on its home mat didn’t lead to a Kaw Valley League championship for the Bonner Springs wrestling team, but the Braves did boast two finalists and one individual winner.
McCleary won’t stop short of state
February 19, 2009
The mission isn’t accomplished yet for Tanner McCleary, but Saturday was the latest leap forward for the Bonner Springs senior wrestler.
Aministrator anticipates budget crunch in 2010
February 19, 2009
As money continues to tighten on the state level, county officials say budget crunches probably will not be felt until next year.
Schools recognized for conservation efforts
February 19, 2009
Jim Hann is affectionately known throughout the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School District as “The Prince of Darkness.” His constant reminders to turn off lights to save energy and money have become common practice to teachers and staff.
Water shutdown leaves residents angry
February 19, 2009
Customers were without water for longer than expected Thursday when the Bonner Springs Utilities Department ran into some difficulties while replacing a main line valve on Morse Avenue.
Chamber shares new digs with Magnum Opus
February 19, 2009
There may not be a sign up yet, but the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce is settling in nicely to its newest home.
Elsner’s leaving Bonner behind
February 19, 2009
Residents of Bonner Springs no longer will be able to enjoy a cup of coffee at Jet Fuel Coffee or lunch at Elsner’s Cafe
Neighbors: DeeDee Charles
February 19, 2009
Neighbors with Glenwood Ridge Elementary Secretary DeeDee Charles
Letter: Fair pay vote planned
February 19, 2009
Letter to the editor
Letter: Animal cruelty concerns
February 19, 2009
Letter to the editor
Letter: Thanks from the Salvation Army
February 19, 2009
Letter to the Editor
Tourism scholarship available to area students
February 19, 2009
The Kansas City Regional Destination Alliance is offering a new tourism scholarship in conjunction with the Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Kansas City.
Thoughts of spring linger as winter continues
February 19, 2009
There’s not point in denying the obvious: I’ve got a bad case of cabin fever.
5 Questions: Library construction moves forward
February 19, 2009
Five questions with Matt Beets, Bonner Springs Public Works project manager, about the new Bonner library.
Presidential history fascinating to study
February 19, 2009
This is President’s Week and a time when we reflect on the accomplishments of our two greatest presidents — George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. There is no doubt in my mind that these two men remain responsible for the formation and maintenance of our great nation. Without them, I believe that the USA wouldn’t exist.
Kaw Valley League wrestling results
February 19, 2009
Results from the 2009 Kaw Valley League wrestling tournament.
Local landscaping business receives national award
February 19, 2009
Tinberg Turf, Inc., a Bonner Springs landscaping company owned by Gabe Tinberg, tied for first place in the 2009 Residential Hardscape North America (HNA) show in the combination media category on Jan. 15 in Atlanta.
Wonders of Kansas to be announced next week
February 19, 2009
Whether Moon Marble, 600 E. Front St., will be one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Commerce will be determined next week, when the winners of the contest will be announced.
Financial Peace’ course set
February 19, 2009
A 13-week program, Financial Peace University, will be given in Bonner Springs.
VFW sponsors Karaoke
February 19, 2009
The Basehor VFW is having a Karaoke Night from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at 2806 N. 155th St. There will be hot dogs, sausages, chili and soup.
Braves swimmers finish 3rd at Independent League Championships
February 19, 2009
The Bonner Springs boys swimming team closed out its season on Thursday, Feb. 12, with a third-place finish at the Independent League Championships in Osawatomie.
Inauguration signifies hope for one Bonner Springs family
February 19, 2009
With tears in her eyes, Mary Kimbrough, president of the Bonner Springs chapter of the NAACP, recalled her visit in January to Washington, D.C., for the presidential inauguration.
New Bonner club gives teens safe environment
February 19, 2009
Approximately 20 to 30 teenagers showed up at Club Life last Friday night looking for a little opportunity.
On the agenda
February 19, 2009
Bonner Springs City Council and Bonner Springs Planning Commission meeting agendas.
Remember when
February 19, 2009
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood and Edwardsville.
Wildlife, humans need to coexist peacefully
February 19, 2009
My first encounter with menacing geese was in the early eighties.
Day’s 27 points lift BSHS past Louisburg
February 19, 2009
Some days it is just your day.
Letter: Chili supporters thanked
February 19, 2009
Letter to the editor
Kansas City, Kan., mayor meets with Kiwanis Club
February 19, 2009
Mayor-CEO Joe Reardon of the Unified Government was the featured speaker at the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club held last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Westport St. Patrick’s Day 4-Mile Run scheduled
February 19, 2009
The 31st annual Westport St. Patrick’s Day 4-Mile Run is now accepting registrations.
Olathe Marathon accepting registrations
February 19, 2009
Runners interested in competing in a marathon but not wanting to travel far can do so with the Olathe Marathon.
Head Start reports strides
February 19, 2009
A new curriculum that puts more emphasis on literacy and reading is finding success at the Bonner Springs Head Start preschool program.
Bonner girls battle tough, drop close game
February 19, 2009
The Bonner Springs Bravettes grew up on Tuesday night in a closely contested loss against Louisburg, a team that is among the top-ranked teams in all of Class 4A.