Archive for Thursday, February 11, 2010

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KCKCC to offer classes in floral design and belly dancing
February 11, 2010
Upcoming classes to be offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College include belly dance conditioning and spring floral design.
Library presents Book and Bounce youth event
February 11, 2010
The Bonner Springs Library presents Book and Bounce with Miss Lauren from the Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department.
Commuter Forecast for February 11, 2010
February 11, 2010
Expect reduced speeds along Interstate 70 and some light flurries during the Thursday morning commute.
Community Spanish class offered at KCKCC
February 11, 2010
A three-week Community Spanish I class will be offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College beginning Monday, Feb. 22.
High school and city bamd join forces for concert
February 11, 2010
The Bonner Springs High School band will join with the Bonner Springs City Band in a concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, in the BSHS Auditorium.
2010 census questionnaires to be sent out in March
February 11, 2010
The 2010 Census Bureau questionnaires, containing 10 questions that should take about 10 minutes to answer, will be sent out in March.
Boosters plan fundraiser
February 11, 2010
The Bonner Springs High School Booster Club is supporting BSHS athletics with its second annual Chris Cakes Pancake Supper and silent auction.
On the agenda: USD 204 Board of Education
February 11, 2010
The USD 204 Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Feb. 16.
BLMS eighth-graders sweep Clark, Tongie
February 11, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball teams recently swept games from Clark and Tonganoxie.
On the Record
February 11, 2010
Calls for the Edwardsville and Bonner Springs fire departments
BLMS 7th-grade boys have up-and-down stretch
February 11, 2010
It has been a busy two weeks for the Basehor-Linwood Middle School seventh-grade boys basketball teams.
Bonner Parks and Rec offers youth soccer
February 11, 2010
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the youth soccer league for children ages 4-14.
YMCA announces upcoming spring sports opportunities
February 11, 2010
The Providence and Bonner Springs Family YMCA are currently accepting registrations for the following youth sports programs: soccer, basketball, flag football, baseball and bitty soccer.
Letter: Donation appreciated
February 11, 2010
Letter to the editor
100 years of Boy Scouts
February 11, 2010
The Boy Scouts of America are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year and events will get started with “Boy Scout Anniversary Week,” from Feb. 7-13.
BSHS wrestlers take 2nd at Wyandotte County tourney
February 11, 2010
Bonner Springs placed second at the annual Wyandotte County Tournament Saturday at Harmon High School.
Kiwanians get update about Bonner government
February 11, 2010
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club continued its series of governmental annual reports during its meeting last week at Sisters’ Restaurant. Mayor Clausie Smith reported on highlights and challenges for the city of Bonner Springs during the past year. He said the city was in good financial shape and poised for future growth.
Ostman’s late basket lifts BSHS past THS
February 11, 2010
Lynsey Ostman saved her best for last Tuesday night against Tonganoxie.
No shame in getting old
February 11, 2010
I was startled by the repair man’s words. He had finished fixing my front stovetop burner and was getting directions from his supervisor about where to go next.
Leavenworth ready for Sampler Festival
February 11, 2010
As the 2010 Kansas Sampler Festival approaches, host city Leavenworth is ready to go.
TEARS Walk and Rock event scheduled for April 10
February 11, 2010
The Midwest chapter of the TEARS Foundation, a non-profit organization that seeks to lift the financial and emotional burden of families who have lost a baby, will present the area’s first Walk and Rock event Saturday, April 10, at Lansing High School, 220 Lion Lane, Lansing. Teams will collect pledges to be donated to the TEARS Foundation and walk around the track in honor of a lost baby.
Haiti tragedy recalls 1965 Watts Riots in Los Angeles
February 11, 2010
Haiti. Tear stained faces, broken limbs, looting, houses toppled, people crushed, orphans sleeping in the streets, elderly broken and bruised and thousands upon thousands of dead and dying. You can’t imagine, can you? Neither can I. Even with the news coverage bringing reality to our very door steps, you really can’t grasp it. And yet.
Tonganoxie heats up early, scorches Bonner Springs for 83-69 basketball victory
February 11, 2010
Tonganoxie jumped all over Bonner Springs in the first quarter Tuesday night on the way to an 83-69 victory.
Educational spring break offered to ages 7-11
February 11, 2010
Students 7-11 years of age will have a more educational way to spend their spring break this year with the Spring Break Nature Quest, going on 10 a.m. to noon daily, March 15-19, at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park in Kansas City, Kan.
Knights of Columbus names free throw champions
February 11, 2010
The Knights of Columbus held their district free-throw contest Sunday, Feb. 7, at Clark Middle School. In all, 27 youths competed in age groups from 10 to 14. Winners for the girls were Jordan Sachse, Kylie Farris, Tressa Walker, Danielle Sachse and Madee Walker. Winners for the boys were Luke Murphy, Joshua Robinson, Matt Appl, Avery Fliger and Jimmy Bormlini.
Area students earn honors
February 11, 2010
Nearly 3,000 students earned semester honors from Kansas State University for their academic performance in the fall 2009 semester, while 103 students have received December 2009 graduation honors to recognize outstanding academic performance in their undergraduate careers.
Edwardsville City Council discusses funding ideas for sewer improvements
February 11, 2010
Development at the north end of Edwardsville has been a longtime campaign promise of those running for office in the city.
Watchdog agency says improvements being made in area nursing homes
February 11, 2010
A combined 28 deficiencies for area nursing homes is nothing to smile about, says Mitzi McFatrich, but still there is definite progress being made.
Best-selling author to speak at USM
February 11, 2010
Lincoln scholar and New York Times best-selling author Ronald C. White Jr. will speak on “Abraham Lincoln’s Journey of Faith” at the University of St. Mary’s 12th Annual Lincoln Lecture on Presidents’ Day, Feb. 15.
Hospital doctors tap officers
February 11, 2010
The medical staff of Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., recently elected officers for 2010.
Bonner resident names to UPS Circle of Honor
February 11, 2010
A Bonner Springs resident is among 928 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving.
Casino partners unveil conceptual drawings
February 11, 2010
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is starting to take shape, at least in the design and concept stage.
Edwardsville Elementary fifth-grader is top speller
February 11, 2010
Now paramecium isn’t only the name of a single-celled protozoan.
Dramatic message found at HIV/AIDS seminar
February 11, 2010
“If I get to the end of the block and I’m still alive, that’s the future. The future in my eyes is as far as the end of the block.”
Oath of honor
Bonner Springs Boy Scouts exude pride as they celebrate organization’s 100th anniversary
February 11, 2010
Physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight is an oath spoken by every Boy Scout in America.
Remember When
February 11, 2010
A look back through the years.
Neighbor: John Roberts
February 11, 2010
John Roberts is the deli manager at Price Chopper in Bonner Springs.
University of St. Mary to play host to hoops clinic
February 11, 2010
The University of St. Mary men’s basketball program will conduct a children’s basketball clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 13 at Ryan Sports Center.
BSHS junior varsity boys take down Tonganoxie
February 11, 2010
The Bonner Springs High School junior varsity boys basketball team beat Tonganoxie, 64-50, on Tuesday at the Bonner Springs YMCA.
Haiti benefit to feature chili
February 11, 2010
The Bonner Springs Baptist Church and United Methodist Church will play host to a chili dinner/silent auction from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at the Bonner Springs Community Center.
Chamber honors member with annual award
February 11, 2010
The turnout wasn’t quite as big as last year, but Saturday night’s 2010 Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet was still a rousing success with dinner, prizes, an abundance of member recognition and entertainment provided by Kansas City, Mo., band G-4ORCE.
Class aims to change participants’ eating habits
February 11, 2010
Fast, frenzied and failing. That’s the way registered nurse Vivian Neuharth describes today’s eating habits of the American people.
Kerry Roberts Basketball results
February 11, 2010
Results for the week of Jan. 30.
Library bond issue closed out with $47,000 purchase
February 11, 2010
The new Bonner Springs City Library soon will be equipped with even more new items totaling $47,277.