Archive for Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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Recall email raises concerns from Basehor residents, council members
05:11 p.m., December 7, 2011 Updated 02:18 p.m.
An unsolicited email message promoting the effort to recall two Basehor City Council members has caused some residents to question how the sender obtained their email addresses.
Probe finds no impropriety in complaint against Bonner police
December 7, 2011
While the city of Bonner Springs has found no wrongdoing after a complaint was made against its Police Department, it will create a policy to try to prevent future concerns of impropriety.
Shawnee couple brings Santa, Mrs. Claus to life
December 7, 2011
Monday evening’s temperatures were a scant 23 degrees outside, but that was no problem for Santa Claus.
Bathing through the ages
December 7, 2011
­If any room in the house has changed, it is the bathroom. When we were planning to remodel our kitchen, I glanced through some plan books and the once- forgotten and unmentioned room in the house has had a major makeover.
On the agenda: Bonner Springs Planning Commission
December 7, 2011
Agenda items for the Tuesday, Dec. 13, meeting of the Bonner Springs Planning Commission
On the agenda: Bonner Springs City Council
December 7, 2011
Agenda items for the Monday, Dec. 12, meeting of the Bonner Springs City Council
On the record: Edwardsville Fire Department calls
December 7, 2011
Edwardsville Fire Department calls for Nov. 28 to Dec. 5
Special Olympics offerings topic for Kiwanis Club
December 7, 2011
Luke Schulte, director of special events for Special Olympics Kansas, was the featured speaker at the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Church plans shopping event
December 7, 2011
Elm Grove Baptist Church, 15774 Linwood Road, will offer a “Girls’ Night Out” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9.
Firm football commitment was key to ‘Cats’ Murphy developing into a finalist for the Fontana Award
December 7, 2011
Colin Murphy’s path to Tuesday’s Simone Awards ceremony at Lee’s Summit West High School began a year ago.
Hy-Vee Shootout includes BLHS boys
December 7, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team will compete in the 17th annual Hy-Vee Shootout this year.
BSHS freshman girls victorious against Piper
December 7, 2011
The Bonner Springs freshman girls basketball team earned a victory in the season-opener Friday at home against Piper.
Chamber selects 2012 board of directors
December 7, 2011
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Area Chamber of Commerce selected its 2012 board of directors at its meeting Thursday.
Heating devices spark fire officials’ concern
December 7, 2011
For the second time this year, an improperly-used heating implement has caused a serious house fire in Bonner Springs — a cause for concern for some safety officials.
Remember When
December 7, 2011
Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Group hires new director
December 7, 2011
Wyandotte Economic Development Council, a nonprofit economic development corporation whose mission is to promote and strengthen Wyandotte County’s economy, has selected Greg Kindle as its new president.
BSHS Band leaving soon; destination: San Antonio
December 7, 2011
Forty four students in the Bonner Springs High School Band have more than presents to look forward to over the Christmas holiday.
New organization heeds call to ‘Feed His Lambs’
December 7, 2011
Bonner Springs United Methodist Church and the First Christian Church of Bonner Springs have united to donate meals to needy families in the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville school district.
Strong start, stronger defense lead BSHS girls to victory
December 7, 2011
It wasn’t the prettiest of performances, but a dominant first quarter and an aggressive defensive effort made the difference as the Bonner Springs girls basketball team beat Blue Valley Southwest 48-32 Tuesday at Southwest.
5 Questions: Picking safe toys
Pay heed to labels, guidelines, experts advise
December 7, 2011
Cherie Sage, state director of Safe Kids Kansas, reminds shoppers that safety needs to be on the top of everyone’s list when picking out a child’s toy this holiday season.