Archive for Thursday, July 14, 2011

Also from July 14

Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Polls

Will you be seeing the new, and final, Harry Potter movie?

Response Percent
No way.
 
87%
Yes! I’m a big fan and sad to see the series end.
 
12%
Who’s Harry Potter?
 
0%
Total 16

What are you doing to beat the heat?

Response Percent
I’m staying inside with my AC going full blast.
 
0%
I’m in the pool as much as possible.
 
0%
I’m gorging on frozen treats like ice cream and popsicles.
 
0%
I don’t mind the heat. I’d rather it be too hot than too cold.
 
0%
Total 0

All stories

American Royal seeks patriotic singers
July 14, 2011
Officials with the American Royal in Kansas City, Mo., are seeking area singers to perform the national anthem during the American Royal Fall Festival of Events, going on over the months of September, October and November.
KCKCC reports it won’t raise tax rate
July 14, 2011
Kansas City Kansas Community College has announced it will not increase its mill levy in the next fiscal year, so due to falling property valuations, Wyandotte County residents will be paying the college less taxes.
Letter: Citizen of the year thanks Basehor
July 14, 2011
To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Basehor Chamber of Commerce for the Citizen of the Year award presented to me at the annual Fourth of July celebration.
NWS warns: Weekend will be hot
July 14, 2011
Temperatures during the weekend heat watch could reach as high as 100 degrees. Factoring in humidity, heat indices will be between 105 and 110 degrees.
USD 458 school board to continue meetings in Linwood
July 14, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood school board will continue to meet periodically in Linwood despite one board member’s push Monday to move all its meetings to the district’s central office in Basehor.
Smith: 3 cheers for Cheerios
July 14, 2011
I thought that I would ask, “Is Clausie Smith older than his favorite breakfast cereal?”
Sisters’ efforts save Miller’s Too; shop relocates in Pink Zebra
July 14, 2011
New business owners and sisters Judy Shelton and Deanna Clouse have joined the ranks of downtown’s pretty in pink.
Higher food costs: Increases attributed to higher demand
July 14, 2011
Sean Fox, a professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State University, answers questions about rising food prices around the globe.
Mill levy rises in UG plan
July 14, 2011
The administrator of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., has proposed an 8.9 percent increase in the mill levy to fund operations in 2012.
Officer Candidate School plans reunion in Salina
July 14, 2011
The Officer Candidate School in Salina is inviting alumni from the program to help celebrate a landmark anniversary later this summer.
Sacred Heart plans garage sale this weekend
July 14, 2011
Sacred Heart Parish of Shawnee and Bonner Springs will play host to a parish garage sale this weekend at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawnee.
Rec director speaks to Edwardsville Kiwanis
July 14, 2011
Skip Dobbs, Bonner Springs’ recreation director, was the guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Proposal upstages concert finale
July 14, 2011
Music and ice cream weren’t the only items on the agenda at last week’s Bonner Springs City Band concert.
Rafting trip lets Scouts put lifesaving lessons to work
July 14, 2011
On a recent river rafting adventure, members of Bonner Springs Boy Scout Troop No. 149 got a chance to learn new skills, and even put some of those skills to the test.
Edwardsville discusses 2012 budget, casino funds
July 14, 2011
Property tax receipts for the city of Edwardsville will be down slightly for 2012, but sales tax revenue will be up, Edwardsville City Administrator Michael Webb said during a budget discussion Monday night.
Picture-perfect Prioleau to take talents to KU for sprinting, photos
July 14, 2011
Daniel Prioleau’s high school highlights occurred in a matter of seconds, but they left lasting impressions.
Remember When
July 14, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
On the agenda
July 14, 2011
USD 204 Board of Education meeting agenda for the July 18, 2011, meeting.
Bonner considers new incentive
July 14, 2011
The city of Bonner Springs is considering a one-of-a-kind incentive for businesses in the hopes of filling some vacant retail spaces.
Aslin lays groundwork for Bonner Springs football program
July 14, 2011
It’s been three months since Lucas Aslin, the former head coach of the Garden City Community College football program, was named as the new head coach at Bonner Springs High School.