Archive for Wednesday, December 28, 2011

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Edwardsville Fire Department calls
December 28, 2011
Edwardsville Fire Department calls for the week of Dec. 19.
100 years ago…
December 28, 2011
One of the most fascinating facets of history is that the same problems reoccur over and over again. It might come as a surprise, but Americans a century ago in 1912 were facing problems that are very similar to modern day issues.
Letters: Save the Carnegie Arts Center
December 28, 2011
In 2012, the Carnegie Arts Center should celebrate its 25th anniversary.
Sportsmanship, championships among lasting images from 2011
December 28, 2011
What a remarkable year 2011 was for Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood sports. State championships were celebrated, and sports teams took serious steps forward. School records fell and history was made.
Nettleton Manor residents honor Tiblow Transit
December 28, 2011
About 80 Nettleton Manor Apartments residents and guests had a Christmas dinner Dec. 15, organized by the company that owns the apartments, FPD Management Inc.
County official Magaha wins state emergency management award
December 28, 2011
Leavenworth County Emergency Management director Chuck Magaha this fall was given a Life Member award from the Kansas Emergency Management Association.
Bonner natives among Emporia State grads
December 28, 2011
More than 550 students were candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees during the Dec. 17 commencement ceremony at Emporia State University, including the three following Bonner Springs natives.
Donahoo road project done
December 28, 2011
The Public Works Department for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., had a ribbon-cutting event on Friday, Dec. 16, to celebrate completion of the reconstruction of Donahoo Road.
3rd runner up calls Miss Rodeo America pageant a ‘once-in-a-lifetime experience’
December 28, 2011
The crown and title of Miss Rodeo America was the ultimate goal. But while Alyssa Morrison of Bonner Springs, who holds the title of Miss Rodeo Kansas 2011, only came close, she says she is far from disappointed.
Top stories of 2011: The Chieftain recaps highs, lows of the year
December 28, 2011
It was an eventful year in Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and the county as a whole. A major road project was completed, musical debuts were made and workers faced the prospect of losing their jobs.
Site manager hopes to spruce up Nettleton Manor
December 28, 2011
The tallest building in Bonner Springs will be getting a new look in the future, if Myrtle Bailey has her way.
Gesture of kindness was most unforgettable story this year
December 28, 2011
There has been plenty to celebrate on the local sports scene in 2011, from multiple state championships by the Basehor-Linwood High School track team to the resurrection of the basketball programs at Bonner Springs High School, the BLHS football team’s 10-win season and two wrestling state champions at BSHS.