Archive for Thursday, June 2, 2011

Also from June 2

Obituaries
On the street
Polls

Have you visited your local swimming pool yet?

Response Percent
No, I haven’t had time.
 
42%
No, I don’t swim.
 
28%
Yes, I went to a neighborhood/private pool.
 
14%
No, but I did swim in an area river/lake.
 
9%
Yes, I went to my city pool.
 
4%
Total 21

All stories

Winds cause damage in north Basehor, Fairmount areas
June 2, 2011
Trees downed and outbuildings damaged
Bonner Springs resident earns Dean’s List honors at UCM
June 2, 2011
Charissa Beeves, Bonner Springs, earned a place on the spring 2011 semester Dean’s List at the University of Central Missouri.
Leavenworth County warning sirens used correctly, official says
June 2, 2011
When Leavenworth County was threatened by possible tornadoes on Saturday, May 21, some residents complained that outdoor warning sirens were sounded for too long, county officials said, and others said they weren’t sounded long or loud enough.
Despite forearm injury, Bailey soars to 5th place at state championships
Senior Bridgett Bradley ends career as two-time state medalist in discus
June 2, 2011
Bethany Bailey is used to hoisting herself over high bars, but an attempt to hoist herself up on another high bar of sorts nearly cost Bailey an opportunity to compete at state.
Basehor Dairy Days festival becoming prize cow
June 2, 2011
Six years in, the Basehor Dairy Days festival is no longer a start-up, Lila White says.
Book sale this weekend
June 2, 2011
The Friends of the Bonner Springs City Library will play host to the annual spring book sale June 2 to June 4 in the lower level of the library.
Church brings aid, supplies for tornado survivors
June 2, 2011
It was a little slow going Saturday under cloudy skies, as volunteers with the Bonner Springs Church of the Nazarene attempted to gather donations for tornado victims in Joplin, Mo.
Book completes BSHS senior project
June 2, 2011
Erica Smith and Katie Ellingsworth have a message to share with other teenagers: You aren’t alone in the way you feel after a tragedy or crisis.
Neighbors: Jane Hanks
June 2, 2011
Jane Hanks of Bonner Springs shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Neighbors column.
Edwardsville care home resident celebrates 100th birthday
June 2, 2011
One hundred years of life is quite a feat, but on that, Felisa Pecana is remaining mum, except to say this (with much coaching from her daughter Myrna): “I am thankful to be 100.”
Letter: Giving Memorial Day thanks
June 2, 2011
To the editor: We wish to thank everyone who attended the 2011 Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 30, at the Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Smith: Memorial musings
June 2, 2011
On Saturday I was on my way to Wichita to see my grandson, Stan Skwarlo, compete for Free State High School in the state track meet.
Farmer’s market to feature vegetables, crafts, eggs and more
June 2, 2011
The Grinter Place Friends Farmer’s Market begins Saturday, June 4, and will run each Saturday through Oct. 22.
FYI: City band picnic is set
June 2, 2011
June 9 marks the beginning of the Bonner Springs City Band summer concert series.
Ice shavings become new business venture for family
June 2, 2011
Shaved, flavored ice may be a simple summertime treat, but there aren’t many places to find it unless one already happens to be at a professional ballpark.
Timely hits elude Bobcats in first-round loss to Girard at Class 4A state tournament
Youth-laden Basehor-Linwood softball squad enjoys state experience despite early loss
June 2, 2011
Clutch hitting eluded the Basehor-Linwood softball team at the Class 4A state tournament and as a result, the Bobcats’ goal of defending their state championship ended.
Remember When
June 2, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Son’s cancer inspires area resident to relay
June 2, 2011
When Roberta Kranz attends this year’s Kaw Valley Relay For Life, both as a first-time participant and as a co-captain of her office’s relay team, she says she knows she will be starting an annual tradition.
On the agenda
June 2, 2011
USD 204 Board of Education agenda for the June 6, 2011, meeting.
On the record
June 2, 2011
Bonner Springs Fire Department calls.
Open house to go over project plans
June 2, 2011
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., are holding an open house to discuss preliminary design plans for the Minnesota/State Avenue transit corridor.
New director takes over at YMCA
June 2, 2011
With new equipment and a new leader at the helm, the Bonner Springs Family YMCA is inviting the community to take a free look at all it has to offer for the next week.
Residents honor fallen soldiers
June 2, 2011
Area residents gathered this weekend to pay their respects to those who died defending the United States during annual Memorial Day services in Edwardsville and Bonner Springs.
Bobcats’ comeback bid comes up just short at 4A state tournament
June 2, 2011
The comeback kids nearly did it again.