Archive for Thursday, November 12, 2009

Also from November 12

Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Polls

How do you feel about the Agricultural Hall of Fame's current financial situation?

Response Percent
I’m indifferent.
 
58%
I find it upsetting.
 
31%
I saw it coming.
 
9%
Total 201
Videos

All stories

Man’s best friend makes good reading companion as well
November 12, 2009
Zoe and Llew helped children read books by listening to them read out loud Thursday night at the Bonner Springs City Library. But Zoe and Llew aren’t reading helpers of the human variety.
More county residents can receive H1N1 vaccine
November 12, 2009
The Leavenworth County Health Department has expanded the list of people eligible for the H1N1 vaccination.
Commuter Forecast for November 12, 2009
November 12, 2009
Expect dry conditions with patchy fog during the morning commute, along with some reduced speeds and routine road work.
Letters: Voters speak their minds
November 12, 2009
I read with interest the Edwardsville City administrator’s comments on the failed sales tax. What part of “no” doesn’t he understand?
Teacher of the year award nominee deadline Dec. 4
November 12, 2009
The deadline for the Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom’s (KFAC) teacher of the year award is Dec. 4.
Rotary Club conducts book drive
November 12, 2009
For the fourth year, the Bonner Springs Rotary Club will be conducting its annual children’s book drive.
Improving education
November 12, 2009
If ever there was a time when public education was under siege it is now. Educators face unrealistic goals set by those who aren’t in the classroom, and the problem of shrinking financing. It is a time of challenge for everyone involved in shaping future generations.
Bonner Springs resident elected as new shareholder
November 12, 2009
Polsinelli Shughart law firm recently elected eight new shareholders, which included a former Bonner Springs resident.
Wanted: Bigger, faster, stronger
November 12, 2009
In assessing his team’s recently completed 3-6 season, Bonner Springs football coach Lew Kasselman wasted no time identifying the problems that plagued his team throughout the season.
Fort Hood aftermath raises family memories
November 12, 2009
I work with military families. I come from a long history of men in my family having served both here and abroad. My memory stretches back to uncles coughing and spewing from having been “gassed” in the war.
Rates going up in Bonner
November 12, 2009
During Monday night’s Bonner Springs City Council meeting, council members approved fee increases included those to grave lots, fireworks stands and residential trash and recycling.
After time away, McBride eager to return to court
November 12, 2009
These days, the spotlight looms large on Basehor-Linwood coach Mike McBride, and with good reason.
4-Her receives state honor
November 12, 2009
When Mary Harrity showed up for the annual Wyandotte County 4-H Achievement Awards Celebration Thursday, she had no idea the honor that was in store for her.
Musical’s cast hopes to capture laughs
November 12, 2009
Characters such a Charlie Brown and his friends Sally, Lucy, Linus and of course Snoopy have been entertaining Americans for decades.
Basehor resident receives jail time for manslaughter
November 12, 2009
A Basehor man has been sentenced to four years in prison for the death of a Kansas City, Kan., teenager.
Roscoe’s serves ‘Kansas City-syle’ BBQ recipe
November 12, 2009
When the downtrodden economy caused Roscoe Davis to be laid off from his job in the printing business last March, he had some decisions to make.
Area Agency on Aging planning next meeting
November 12, 2009
The next meeting of the advisory council with the Wyandotte/Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Tourism director speaks to Rotary Club
November 12, 2009
At Monday’s weekly Bonner Springs Rotary Club meeting, members heard a presentation from Nancy Johnson with the Bonner Springs visitor’s bureau. Johnson emphasized how the city’s growth has affected residents.
City manager targets city progress for Kiwanis Club
November 12, 2009
Jack Helin, Bonner Springs city manager, was the featured speaker at the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Stricter building standards enforced in Edwardsville
November 12, 2009
As the Edwardsville Planning Commission continues to update the city’s zoning ordinance piece by piece, it was the industrial park that got the attention at Monday’s City Council meeting.
Financial crisis threatens Ag Hall’s future
November 12, 2009
Officials with the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame this week continued wrestling with the center’s long-term future amid a lingering financial crisis.
Wristen: KVL quiet in football playoffs
November 12, 2009
It’s hard to believe, but just 10 days ago we were immersed in football district action and the Kaw Valley League was in the spotlight.
Remember When
November 12, 2009
Memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago