Archive for Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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Site recommendation leaves county still years away from airport decision
August 17, 2011
A spot just east of Lansing is the recommended site for a possible future Leavenworth County airport after a consulting firm released the results of a nearly yearlong study this week.
Basehor-Linwood ACT scores increase by full point from previous year
August 17, 2011
Basehor-Linwood High School students’ average composite ACT scores jumped more than full point in 2011, the school district announced today.
BSHS ACT scores in line with state average; below where school officials say they could be
August 17, 2011
The average overall composite score of the 70 Bonner Springs High School seniors who took the ACT college entrance exam last school year is only one point below the state average, according to results released from the Kansas State Department of Education this week.
Bonner, Basehor students on Wichita State honor roll
August 17, 2011
Wichita State University has announced the names of more than 2,000 students, including several from the area, who were named to the WSU Dean’s Honor Roll for spring 2011.
Edwardsville resident earns Avila University diploma
August 17, 2011
Sunny Marie Jones, Edwardsville, was among more than 350 students earning degrees in the 2010-11 academic year at Avila University, Kansas City, Mo., the university recently announced.
St. John Hospital, AARP team up for driving school
August 17, 2011
St. John Hospital and AARP are joining forces next month to offer an eight-hour driver-safety program.
University of St. Mary honors Bonner students
August 17, 2011
Ten students from Bonner Springs were named to the Spring 2011 Dean’s Honor List at University of St. Mary, Leavenworth.
Drowning near Lawrence claims Tonganoxie resident
August 17, 2011
A 30-year-old Tonganoxie man died Saturday while he was swimming about 75 feet offshore at Lone Star Lake in southern Douglas County, said Douglas County Sheriff spokesman Sgt. Steve Lewis.
Back to School: Help kindergartners get off to strong start
August 17, 2011
Help kindergartners get off to strong start