Archive for Thursday, May 28, 2009

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Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 wins lawsuit against city of Eudora
03:49 p.m., May 28, 2009 Updated 11:05 a.m.
The jury in the case of Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 versus the city of Eudora has ruled against Eudora.
Commuter forecast for May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009
No adverse weather this morning, but there’s plenty of regional roadwork to slow you down. Namely, Highways 24 and 59 are both experiencing some road projects.
Short Memorial Day ceremony offers much meaning
May 28, 2009
The Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday at Edwardsville Cemetery may have been short and sweet, but the message was full of meaning.
Residents fume over drainage issue
May 28, 2009
Bonner Springs resident Cindy Jones sat back in her seat in abject frustration after Tuesday night’s city council work session.
Remember When
May 28, 2009
Memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
On the agenda: Bonner Springs School Board
May 28, 2009
The Bonner Springs USD 204 Board of Education will meet Monday, June 1.
Police officers to participate in Special Olympics torch run
May 28, 2009
The 2009 Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run is June 2, and three area residents are participating.
Karrick opens season in victory lane
May 28, 2009
Basehor resident Tim Karrick opened the Central Missouri Speedway racing season with a victory on April 25.
On the Record: Edwardsville Fire Department calls
May 28, 2009
Edwardsville Fire Department calls
Mike McBride to conduct youth basketball camps
May 28, 2009
Mike McBride, head coach of the 2009 Class 4A boys basketball state champion Basehor-Linwood Bobcats, will play host to an elementary and middle school camp next week for interested players.
On the Record: Bonner Springs Police Department calls
May 28, 2009
Bonner Springs Police Department calls
New youth librarian to bring life to summer reading program
May 28, 2009
Erica Voell is the new children and teen librarian at the Bonner Springs City Library.
Registration under way for Lansing music camp
May 28, 2009
Lansing Music and Art Camp will have two sessions this summer. One for grades 1 and 2 in the coming school year, and the other for grades 3 through 5.
Feed the Need’ campaign takes off running, walking
May 28, 2009
The Johnson County Treasurer’s Office and Division of Motor Vehicles are sponsoring the second annual “Feed the Need – Miles for Meals 5K Walk/Run” on Saturday, June 6 at Shawnee Mission Park in Lenexa.
Bikers take ride benefiting American Cancer Society
May 28, 2009
The Bonner Springs Fire Department will play host to its fifth annual Motorcycle Ride for Life at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, to benefit the American Cancer Society and in support of the upcoming Kaw Valley Relay for Life, June 12.
Miller narrowly misses medal at state golf tournament
May 28, 2009
The rain held off long enough to get the Class 5A golf state championships in on Tuesday at Emporia Municipal Golf Course, but that didn’t do any favors for Bonner Springs.
Five Questions: O.A.R. at Sandstone
Band performing June 6 in Bonner Springs
May 28, 2009
Five Questions with O.A.R. bassist Benj Gershman
Neighbors: Al Ramirez
May 28, 2009
Al Ramirez is retired from the Kansas Senate.
Mail-order chickens make for lots of work, excitement
May 28, 2009
I’ve noticed a good deal of discussion in the media lately about chickens, and I don’t mean the unfortunate humans receiving that nickname for cowardice.
Economy discussed during Kiwanis Club meeting
May 28, 2009
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club heard a discussion of the economy during its meeting last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Bonner Springs enters the home stretch
Braves set sights on bringing home another trophy after placing second in 2008
May 28, 2009
Jim Mitchell chuckles at the suggestion that his Bonner Springs track team might have a tougher road back to the trophy stand after placing second last year.
Area students graduate from Emporia State
May 28, 2009
Several area students graduated from Emporia State University on Saturday, May 16.
BBQ competition lures 40,000 to Sandstone
May 28, 2009
The Bacon Explosion – a carnivorous medley of bacon, sausage and barbecue – has inspired nationwide media coverage and a future recipe book, “BBQ Makes Everything Better,” to be released next year by Aaron Chronister and Jason Day.
Renovation fuels tension
May 28, 2009
Tension ran high Tuesday night as Edwardsville City Council members discussed preliminary plans for a future renovation of the City Hall and Edwardsville Police Department facility.
Chamber hears latest Schlitterbahn progress
May 28, 2009
Schlitterbahn is known for colossal waterparks, and Kansas City’s Schlitterbahn is set to be just as impressive, says Chris Ozimek, Kansas City Schlitterbahn director of sales and marketing.
Cancer survivor fills missing piece of Relay for Life
May 28, 2009
Lora Robinson’s first experience with Relay for Life was a special one, but the 10-year cancer survivor couldn’t help but notice something was missing.
On the Record: Bonner Springs Fire Department calls
May 28, 2009
Bonner Springs Fire Department calls
Basehor-Linwood graduate completes nursing school
May 28, 2009
Audra Pierce, Topeka, graduated May 17 from Baker University’s School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and made the spring 2009 dean’s list for maintaining a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Residents celebrate the ‘real reason’ for Memorial Day
May 28, 2009
More than 90 people gathered at the Soldier’s Circle in the Bonner Springs Cemetery on Monday, May 25, to celebrate what Mayor Clausie Smith called “the real reason for Memorial Day.”
Live life to the fullest
May 28, 2009
You couldn’t ask for a more beautiful day — the temperatures were in the low 70s as the long line of graduates walked down the hill to the University of Kansas football stadium for commencement ceremonies.
Wyandotte to enjoy sesquicentennial celebration
May 28, 2009
It’s been 150 years since Wyandotte County was established and that’s a feat that needs to be celebrated.
State powerhouse Aquinas ends Bonner Springs’ breakthrough soccer season
May 28, 2009
The saying, “You have to beat the best to be the best,” sounds cliché, but it is true.