Archive for Thursday, July 7, 2011

All stories

Tonganoxie High School student dies in Thursday rollover accident in Basehor
03:49 p.m., July 7, 2011 Updated 09:48 a.m.
A Tonganoxie High School student died in a rollover accident Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 24-40 in Basehor.
Concert attendees get inspiration, mosh-induced rush from Warped Tour
July 7, 2011
For three young Vans Warped Tour 2011 attendees, Wednesday’s day-long music festival was a chance to hear some favorite bands, spend time together and feel that unmistakable rush that can only be found in a mosh pit.
Basehor Field of Dreams complex to offer youth soccer for first time
July 7, 2011
The city of Basehor’s Field of Dreams athletics complex will offer a youth soccer league for the first time this fall.
Basehor-Linwood hit hard by federal graduation rate change
Many virtual school students now count as ‘non-graduates’
July 7, 2011
Chris Chase beamed as she laid two certificates, encased in glass and surrounded by thick wooden frames, on the coffee table.
Bobcats, Braves lauded by Kaw Valley League softball coaches
July 7, 2011
Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs had four players garner All-Kaw Valley League honors.
Whether individually or as a teammate, Equels shined at BLHS
July 7, 2011
Shelby Equels is surprised that she was named the Basehor-Linwood High School Female Senior Athlete of the Year.
Remember When for July 7, 2011
July 7, 2011
Stories and events from The Chieftain in the first week of July 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Summer camp key to development of Bonner Springs volleyball
July 7, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School volleyball program made some major gains during the 2010 season as the Braves built a 17-19 record with a youth-laden squad.
Sedgwick: Heart wins over mind in mending friendship
July 7, 2011
A friend and I had words. It came out of the blue really. If we’d had words before, it just sailed past me like a ship skimming the surface of a lake.
BSHS grad off to NYC
July 7, 2011
A Bonner Springs High School graduate and her choir will take the stage at New York’s Lincoln Center next year.
Fireworks stands report booming business despite fee increase
July 7, 2011
Many of the 11 fireworks stands in Bonner Springs this year reported customers were more interested in purchasing smaller items than in buying larger explosives or kits worth several hundred dollars.
Council members lead bikers during fundraiser
July 7, 2011
Bonner Springs City Council members Jack Knight and George Cooper recently were given an honorary role in a local fundraiser.
Tractor Daze, Mud Run this weekend at Ag Hall
July 7, 2011
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame’s annual Tractor Daze and Mud Run event will be Saturday, July 9, at the center, 630 N. 126th St.
Bonner Elementary School’s D.A.R.E. officer is best in Kansas
July 7, 2011
In late June, D.A.R.E. officer Leif French of Bonner Springs Police Department learned he was selected as Kansas D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, having been nominated earlier this year by the parents, staff and students of BSE. He will receive the award at The Kansas Juvenile Officers Association conference July 19-22 in Wichita.
Letter to the editor: Thank Bonner’s mayor
July 7, 2011
Being a veteran and born on the Fourth of July, I still get goose bumps when I hear the national anthem.
Stage is magical for part-time Bonner performer
July 7, 2011
With a seasoned magician’s flourish, Roger Miller completes his final trick, says, “I think that’s about enough out of me, thank you very much,” and takes a deep, dramatic bow as applause fills the room.
Kitchen is off-limits
July 7, 2011
In my five plus decades of marriage, I’ve learned there are three times when I am absolutely not needed and, in fact, have been banished from the process.
Bonner Blast’s return cheered
July 7, 2011
The Bonner Blast celebration made a triumphant return Thursday, keeping the night sky filled with colorful fireworks and a multitude of spectators captivated.