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Public hearing to be Tuesday on Deffenbaugh landfill expansion plans
January 6, 2011
Members of the public will have a chance to comment on a proposed expansion of Deffenbaugh Industries’ landfill during a hearing Tuesday in Shawnee.
Hospitality industry orientation event is Jan. 13 in Leavenworth
January 6, 2011
An orientation for individuals interested in careers in the hospitality industry will start at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Leavenworth Center, 225 Cherokee in downtown Leavenworth.
Postcard art contest being offered to Kansas youth
Jan. 31 is deadline for agriculture-themed contest
January 6, 2011
Kindergarten through sixth grade students: Grab your crayons or colored pencils and get creative.
Lee ready to lead at Missouri State
Former BSHS star sees extended playing time with Bears
January 6, 2011
L.T. Lee saved his best for last when he was a football player at Bonner Springs High School.
SRS accepting LIEAP applications
January 6, 2011
The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services began accepting online applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program last week ahead of the opening of the program’s annual processing period.
Eight USM student-athletes receive NAIA scholar honors
January 6, 2011
Eight University of St. Mary students have been named as 2010-2011 Scholar-Athletes by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for their efforts in the classroom and on the playing field.
Basehor-Linwood grad Savner to continue football
January 6, 2011
Kyle Savner didn’t watch much of the offensive or defensive portions of practice at Coffeyville Community College the last two seasons.
Adult co-rec volleyball registration still open
January 6, 2011
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Winter/Spring Adult Co-Rec Volleyball League.
3 inmates injured during WyCo Sheriff vehicle crash
January 6, 2011
A Wyandotte County Sheriff inmate transport vehicle was involved in an accident Tuesday in Kansas City, Kan., resulting in minor injuries for three inmates.
Emotional eating tackled during ‘master food’ class
January 6, 2011
The Wyandotte County Master Food Volunteers will offer a session on emotional eating from noon to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the K-State Research and Extension Office, 1216 N. 79th St., Kansas City, Kan.
Neighbors: Sunday Beilman
January 6, 2011
Sunday Beilman is a customer service agent with Southwest Airlines.
Wyandot director honored with Sunflower Fellowship
January 6, 2011
Mark Wiebe, Wyandot Inc. public affairs director, has been named to the third class of the Sunflower Foundation Advocacy Fellowship. Wiebe will go through the program with leaders from 14 other non-profit agencies across the state.
Snow Angels’ back in action
January 6, 2011
The city of Bonner Springs will coordinate the “Snow Angels” program again this year to help clear primary sidewalks, driveways or driveway entrances for those individuals who need assistance.
Bonner Scout to receive Eagle award next month
January 6, 2011
Brandon Clark of Bonner Springs has met the requirements to receive the Eagle Scout Award.
Toland first to file for Bonner Springs council
January 6, 2011
The first candidate officially filed for this spring’s Bonner Springs City Council elections early this week, and he is not an incumbent.
Potential candidates have just 19 days left to file
January 6, 2011
Several city, county and school district governing board positions will be up for election this spring, and interested area residents have just 19 days to file as a candidate.
On the agenda
January 6, 2011
Bonner Springs City Council agenda for the Jan. 10 meeting.
On the record
January 6, 2011
Bonner Springs and Edwardsville Fire Department calls.
Remember When
January 6, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
12 Steps director finds healing through service to others
January 6, 2011
At one time in her life, Carolyn Silas said, she was junked out on cocaine, with no clear path to recovery.
Extension series to train Master Food volunteers
January 6, 2011
If you enjoy food, love to cook, are interested in nutrition, and want to “master” your culinary skills while enhancing the nutritional status of your community, then the Master Food Volunteer Program is for you.
Lunar eclipse a reminder of universe’s ‘bigger story’
January 6, 2011
The full moon rode high in the winter sky and seemed a tiny dot in far away sky. I thought about how far away the moon looked as I watched the moon fade behind the earth’s orb as we passed between the sun and the moon.
Former Lansing officer, school board member indicted on sex charges
January 6, 2011
Kansas City, Mo. — A onetime Officer of the Year in the Lansing Police Department has been indicted by a federal grand jury for attempting to entice a minor for illicit sex.
Tiblow Transit budget picture likely not as dire as thought
January 6, 2011
The city of Bonner Springs soon should know more details on its plans for the former EMS house behind City Hall and a funding shortfall for the Tiblow Transit.
Emphasis on free throw shooting pays off for Bonner girls
January 6, 2011
In the practices since the Bonner Springs girls basketball team’s last game of December, coach Clay Oakes hammered home the importance of attacking opposing defenses and getting to the free-throw line.
Wristen: No excuses for absence of state track
January 6, 2011
Upon returning from vacation on Sunday, an inquisitive e-mail awaited in my inbox that held me accountable for a glaring omission during last week’s 2010 year in review package.
Williams, Pichardo catch fire, power Braves past Chieftains
January 6, 2011
Fueled by big nights from a couple of Braves who were due for a scoring outburst, the Bonner Springs boys basketball team held off visiting Tonganoxie on Tuesday, 75-66.
Quick-thinking son saves mother
January 6, 2011
A fast-acting Bonner Springs teen was able to save himself and his mother from their burning car last week.
Eagles to be on display during KCK celebration
January 6, 2011
More birds of prey will be on display this year than ever before during the 10th Anniversary Eagle Day Celebration at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library.
Girls volleyball league registration closes Friday
January 6, 2011
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting girls volleyball registration forms for the 2011 Winter Volleyball League.
Basehor-Linwood’s King earns All-State honors
January 6, 2011
Chandler King, a linebacker on the Basehor-Linwood High School football team, recently was named to the Kansas Football Coaches Association’s Class 4A All-State squad.
Winter 5K trail run scheduled for Jan. 16
January 6, 2011
The Psychodelic 5K Trail Run, Winter Edition, is slated for 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, at Wyandotte County Lake Park.
Parks and rec volleyball wraps up league season
January 6, 2011
The Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department’s adult co-rec volleyball league recently wrapped up its season.
Three USM student-athletes recognized for character
January 6, 2011
Three University of St. Mary student-athletes are among the names on the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference slate of coach-nominated, All-Conference Champions of Character award winners.
Three from BSHS soccer earn All-State honors
January 6, 2011
The Bonner Springs boys soccer team delivered the best season in school history this fall and capped it with a fourth-place finish at the Class 4-1A state tournament.
New downtown eatery to offer home-style fare
January 6, 2011
Coming to the table to spend time with family over a home-cooked meal is an experience Carl Robison and Beth Waggoner will provide in downtown Bonner Springs with their new restaurant, Family Table.
Turnpike bridge on County Road 2 to close later this month
January 6, 2011
Drivers can expect the bridge on County Road 2, or 158th Street, over the Kansas Turnpike south of Basehor to close the week of Jan. 17.
Resolve to be happy
January 6, 2011
A long time ago someone came up with the concept of New Year’s resolutions, and it is probably a good idea to take a long look at life and begin thinking about ways to improve.
MLK celebration set for today
12:00 a.m., January 6, 2011 Updated 08:38 a.m.
As always, the annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration in Bonner Springs will promote unity, but this year organizer Kay Shevling wants to highlight unity among religions, not just races.
City, high school bands to perform joint concert
January 6, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School and Bonner Springs City bands will perform a joint concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at BSHS, 100 N. McDanield, to be followed immediately by a barbecue dinner featuring Papa Bob’s BBQ.