Archive for Thursday, July 1, 2010

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Leavenworth County Commission rescinds bid for EMS HQ
July 1, 2010
Award to second-lowest bidder adds $20,000 to project cost.
Sunflower State Games registration deadline nears
July 1, 2010
The first deadline to register for the 21st annual Sunflower State Games is Friday, July 2.
Nominations being taken throughout July for Kansas Sampler Foundation’s final 8 Wonders contest
July 1, 2010
Nominations now are being taken for the final 8 Wonders of Kansas contest, the Kansas Sampler Foundation announced today.
Thomas returns to Wizards
July 1, 2010
The Kansas City Wizards on Wednesday re-acquired central defender Shavar Thomas in a trade with the Philadelphia Union.
University of St. Mary dean’s list includes students from local communities
July 1, 2010
The University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth has announced its spring 2010 Dean’s Honor List and several area students are on the list.
High water closing beaches at some area lakes
July 1, 2010
High water is limiting use of some area lakes this July 4 weekend, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District.
Volleyball players use league to prepare for school season
July 1, 2010
There is a new sense of dedication from members of the Bonner Springs High School volleyball program.
Remember When
July 1, 2010
10 Years Ago (July 6, 2000)
FYI: Fourth of July fireworks shows abound in area
July 1, 2010
Cancellation of this year’s Bonner Blast quashed any Fourth of July-related public fireworks displays in Bonner Springs, but there still will be plenty of flares lighting up the sky throughout the area this weekend in honor of the nation’s birthday.
Neighbors: DiAnne Berning
July 1, 2010
DiAnne Berning is a seamstress and owner of DiAnne’s Alterations.
Tractors to be featured at Ag Hall of event
July 1, 2010
Plans are under way for another event in Bonner Springs devoted to tractors.
Churches combine efforts in student Bible education
July 1, 2010
Last year the students of Vacation Bible School traveled to Rome; this year, the students are headed to Egypt.
Basehor library to offer nonbook-related series
July 1, 2010
The Basehor Community Library has several summer activities planned for the community that have nothing to do with books.
Edwardsville Fire Department Calls
July 1, 2010
Calls for the Edwardsville Fire Department
Soldier takes to road for military families
July 1, 2010
The heat index in Kansas has been up to 105 degrees some days, making long periods outdoors next to unbearable.
Basehor’s Svoboda, Lawless participate in KCMBCA All-Star Baseball Game
July 1, 2010
Basehor-Linwood senior Ryan Lawless struck out two batters in one inning of pitching against the best baseball players from the greater Kansas City area last week.
All-KVL includes 4 Bobcats, 1 Brave
July 1, 2010
The Basehor-Linwood baseball team was unable to accomplish its goal of dethroning longtime Class 4A and Kaw Valley League powerhouse Bishop Ward this season.
Deadline for tennis lessons at YMCA approaching
July 1, 2010
The registration deadline is approaching for tennis lessons at the Providence and Bonner Springs Family YMCAs.
Psycho Psummer trail run slated for July 10
July 1, 2010
The Kansas City Trail Nerds present the Mizuno Cabrakan “Psycho Psummer” Run Toto Run 50-kilometer and 15-mile trail run.
Street repairs remain hot topic at Bonner City Council meeting
July 1, 2010
Much of the focus was on street work Monday night, as the Bonner Springs City Council discussed street repairs that have been completed and future plans yet in the works.
Coaching changes add to new look of league
July 1, 2010
The Kaw Valley League already was going to have a new look this fall when it reduced to eight teams from 10 with the departure of Perry-Lecompton and Santa Fe Trail.
A beacon of freedom
July 1, 2010
It’s hard to believe that summer is half over and we are getting ready to celebrate the big Fourth of July weekend.
Braille becomes passion for ambitious 9-year-old
July 1, 2010
Ashlee Thao sits at her desk in her bedroom — a common place to find the Bonner Springs 9-year-old whose seemingly insatiable thirst for knowledge keeps her up at all hours of the night.
University should not be defined by athletics
July 1, 2010
Kansas University has a bad case of jock itch, and it is confined to the athletics department.
Showcase tournaments give chance for local baseball players to shine
July 1, 2010
They’re not billed as the Kaw Valley League All-Stars, but the A’s might as well be.
Edwardsville City Council gets first look at 2011 budget
July 1, 2010
The Edwardsville City Council got its first look at the 2011 budget, and the report wasn’t all bad news.
Kiwanis Club members learn about Operation Lifesaver
July 1, 2010
Local resident Ellie Ochoa, Union Pacific engineer, presented information about “Operation Lifesaver” to the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club on Thursday, June 24, at Sisters Restaurant in Edwardsville.
City Band to play tonight
July 1, 2010
The Bonner Springs City Band’s next concert will be 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1, at Kelly Murphy Park. The First Christian Church of Bonner Springs will sponsor an ice cream social at 7 p.m. prior to the performance.
Motorcycle wreck lands couple in hospital
July 1, 2010
A Bonner Springs man involved in a motorcycle crash Monday west of Lawrence has been released from Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka.
New traffic laws going into effect this week across state
July 1, 2010
Diane McGee is among the 77 percent of drivers in Kansas who wear their seat belts, either while driving or as a passenger in the front seat of a vehicle making its way down interstate highways, major thoroughfares or county roads.
Board seals the deal on layoff decision
July 1, 2010
During a special meeting Tuesday night, the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education unanimously approved budget cut terminations of Larry Randall, custodian with Delaware Ridge Elementary, and Roger Smith, district maintenance worker.