Archive for Thursday, July 22, 2010

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Wizards ink defender from Greece
July 22, 2010
The Kansas City Wizards announced on Tuesday that the club agreed to terms with Greek defender Nikos Kounenakis, a 32-year-old center back who played 12 seasons for OFI Crete in Greece before moving to Aris Limassol last season.
Wizards, Chiefs release additional seats for Manchester United match
July 22, 2010
Additional upper-level tickets have been released for Sunday’s soccer match pitting the Kansas City Wizards against Manchester United at Arrowhead Stadium.
Bachelorettes vie for chance at reality show roses
July 22, 2010
Women, and a few men, from throughout the Kansas City area spent Wednesday evening interviewing to be one of the bachelorettes or bachelors vying for a rose in the coming seasons of an ABC reality show.
Jaguars reign again as KVL’s top sports school
July 22, 2010
The results have been tabulated, the points distributed and it should come as no surprise that — once again — Mill Valley is king of the Kaw Valley League.
Painted Hills GM seeks single-day world record for golfers Saturday
July 22, 2010
In the golf industry for more than 30 years, Steve Price has just about seen it all — except for a world record for rounds of golf played on one course in a single day.
Bonner graduate receives honor at Pentagon
July 22, 2010
George Sprung, son of Emma Sprung, Bonner Springs, was honored July 13 with the 2009 Staff Civilian Of the Year award by the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
Bonner City Band plans tonight’s performance
July 22, 2010
The next concert for the Bonner Springs City Band will be at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at Kelly Murphy Park in downtown Bonner Springs.
Senate hopefuls to bus tables at GOP breakfast
July 22, 2010
The Red, White and Biscuit Breakfast is expected to bring several Republican candidates to Tonganoxie, including both candidates in the heated race for Sam Brownback’s Senate seat.
Retiring teacher criticizes USD 204
July 22, 2010
A Bonner Springs High School social studies teacher was unanimously approved for early retirement during Monday night’s USD 204 Board of Education meeting. But John Makona had several parting words to impart to the board before taking his leave, none of which included “thanks for the memories.”
Wyandotte County Open accepting registrations
July 22, 2010
Entries are now being accepted for the longest running tournament of its kind in Kansas City — the 34th annual Wyandotte County Open.
YMCAs add football camp led by former KU player
July 22, 2010
The Providence and Bonner Springs Family YMCAs have added a new summer program that begins soon.
Neighbors: John Robison
July 22, 2010
John Robison is the owner of the Roving Imp Theater and Coffee House
School mentor program schedules fundraiser
July 22, 2010
A poker tournament supporting the USD 204 WATCH D.O.G.S. program will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, at Twister’s Grill and Bar, 13100 Kansas Ave.
On the agenda: Bonner Springs City Council
July 22, 2010
Bonner Springs City Council agenda for the Monday, July 26, meeting
On the record: Bonner Springs Fire Department calls
July 22, 2010
Bonner Springs Fire Department calls for July 12-17
United churches break ground on new building
July 22, 2010
With members from former churches Emmaus Lutheran Church of Bonner Springs and St. Martin Lutheran Church of Basehor watching in the crowd, the Rev. Robert Weinkauf turned the first spade of dirt on a combined effort two years in the making.
Mayor’s forums canceled
July 22, 2010
The Mayor’s forums for Wednesday, July 28, and Wednesday, Aug. 25, have been canceled.
Wristen: Common themes emerge when analyzing annual athletics department rankings
July 22, 2010
At first glance, few things seem different about the results of this year’s Kaw Valley League Athletics Department of the Year rankings.
Board approves 35K for weight room
Money granted following much discussion, 4-3 vote
July 22, 2010
The decision to hand over $35,000 in capital outlay funds to the Bonner Springs High School athletics department for a new weight room didn’t come lightly for the USD 204 Board of Education.
Area teachers to get crash course in animal conservation
July 22, 2010
Two local educators are heading off into the wild.
Turnpike ramp reopens
July 22, 2010
As of noon Tuesday the eastbound Interstate 70 to Kansas Highway 7 entrance ramp in Bonner Springs was reopened to traffic.
KCK police seek public help with stolen items case
July 22, 2010
Police in Kansas City, Kan., are seeking the public’s help in identifying what they believe to be stolen items recovered earlier this month.
Bonner Springs council agrees to increase levy by .974 mills
July 22, 2010
During a second special workshop for the 2011 budget, the Bonner Springs City Council made decisions on both what to do with a surplus of funds and how to handle a decrease in funds.
Saying goodbye to ‘Scooter Girl’
July 22, 2010
Edna Kloepper was known as many things throughout Bonner Springs: an educator, a giver and a Christian.
Three-year-old continues strong recovery from barn gate accident
July 22, 2010
Brooklyn Sickman, 3, plays with a dollhouse alongside older sister, Saryn Hernandez, who is 13.
Angels, saints on Earth
July 22, 2010
It seems that I have been spending my time with heroes, angels and saints.
Retired principal takes over Education Foundation
July 22, 2010
Jerry Abbott may have retired from his long-time position as Bonner Springs High School principal, but he still intends to maintain a position of some authority in the district.
Remember When
July 22, 2010
Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Lost life brings up memories of lessons gained
July 22, 2010
I was taught to dance by a woman who could not walk.
Spaghetti dinner expected to honor former organizer
July 22, 2010
As the 20th annual Senior Center spaghetti dinner approaches, thoughts of the event’s original organizer are fresh on many people’s minds.