Archive for Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Basehor fifth-grader with deep military lineage gives back through Wreaths Across America
December 14, 2011
When Connor McEnerney was in second grade, he heard that his school was raising money to lay wreaths on veterans’ graves for the holidays.
FOP issues challenge to area organizations to match holiday gift
December 14, 2011
One local organization is hoping that others follow its example during this holiday season.
OB/GYN joins Bonner clinic
December 14, 2011
Providence Care Bonner Springs, 913 Sheidley, has added a obstetrician and gynecologist to its staff.
Bonner native wins audition
December 14, 2011
A Kansas University student from Bonner Springs was one of several winners at the Music Teachers National Association auditions, which took place Nov. 5-6 at Emporia State University.
Bonner Springs High School Band receives donation
December 14, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School Band has received some financial assistance for its upcoming trip to San Antonio, where it will perform during halftime of the Dec. 29 Valero Alamo Bowl.
UG mayor testifies before Congress
December 14, 2011
Joe Reardon, mayor and CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., testified before Congress Wednesday.
800 Nativities go on display
December 14, 2011
First Christian Church of Bonner Springs, 148 N. Nettleton Ave., again will have a display of about 800 nativity scenes this weekend.
City looking for ways to recoup $27,000-worth of costs in pet cruelty case
December 14, 2011
Costs of boarding animals seized earlier this year in an animal cruelty case are racking up for the city of Bonner Springs.
BSHS student recognized as ‘outstanding’ in academic competition
December 14, 2011
Bonner Springs High School senior JJ Jackson honored as outstanding participant in the National Achievement Scholarship Program
Letter: Commission taking action
December 14, 2011
To the editor: Kudos to the Board of County Commissioners for again discussing formation of a “blue ribbon” committee.
Good to watch kids grow
December 14, 2011
Monday mornings were always hectic when we were in the newspaper business. It was a long day that was crammed full of work. Certainly it was not a day to be shorthanded.
Water superintendent to retire after 30 years
December 14, 2011
Dale Allen remembers one winter, the water line on the Kansas Highway 7 bridge froze, and city crews spent 30 hours out in the frigid temperatures trying to thaw it.
Bonner to cut down on animal control costs
December 14, 2011
The city of Bonner Springs will look into using a growing animal rescue group to help reduce animal control costs.
Remember When for Dec. 15, 2011
December 14, 2011
Events reported in the Bonner Springs Chieftain and Basehor Sentinel during the third week of December from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Earthquake tremors cause ‘one weird night’
December 14, 2011
I have been told that my old house is haunted. I only tell you this because it has to do with my reaction to the earthquake in Oklahoma, which many here felt but didn’t know what it was.
LCDC approves 2012 budget
December 14, 2011
Leavenworth County Development Corporation board members on Thursday approved a 2012 budget that executive director Steve Jack said was largely the same as this year’s, save for some funding for a study to examine the county’s labor pool.
Joplin teachers see USD 458 as model for rebuilding
December 14, 2011
Mike Lawrence and Alan Linden had planned to visit Basehor-Linwood High School this past summer to observe the school’s weights and conditioning programs.
Bonner Springs’ Wilson sisters look for big senior season, successful college career as hoops teammates at Friends
Sticking together was key factor for BSHS sisters
December 14, 2011
Bonner Springs High School girls basketball coach Clay Oakes knows his team has the potential to vie for Kaw Valley League supremacy this season, and a huge part of that confidence comes from what the Braves have returning in the post.
Clark Middle School wrestlers finish strong
December 14, 2011
The Clark Middle School wrestling team closed out its season in fine fashion Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Clark Invitational.
Kerry Roberts Basketball results
December 14, 2011
Week two results from the Kerry Roberts Basketball league.
Bonner Springs grad Erica Smith makes fast impact at Fort Scott
December 14, 2011
It hasn’t taken long for 2011 Bonner Springs High School graduate Erica Smith to make an impact on the Fort Scott Community College women’s basketball team.
Second-half stunner: Braves shock Jaguars
December 14, 2011
A week ago, the Bonner Springs boys basketball team walked out of the Blue Valley Southwest gymnasium shell-shocked after blowing a comfortable lead when victory appeared to be in hand.
Shawnee laying groundwork for riverfront ‘Eco-Commerce Center’
01:00 p.m., December 14, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A3
At a tract of empty land flanked by the Kansas River and Kansas Highway 7, there’s more going on than meets the eye.
Shawnee police interrupt twins’ apparent birthday suicide attempt
December 14, 2011
A Shawnee police officer randomly patrolling in an area of new-home construction saved the lives of twin brothers who apparently were attempting suicide on their birthday.
Council gives go-ahead for additional $207,624 in 2011 expenditures
December 14, 2011
The Edwardsville City Council Monday conducted a public hearing and unanimously approved an amendment to the 2011 budget to account for an increase of $207,624 in expenditures.