Archive for Thursday, June 23, 2011

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On the street

What makes you think it's really summer?

Response Percent
It’s 90+ degrees outside and humid as all heck
The school year is finished
The calendar says it’s the summer solstice
I eat my first fresh ear of corn on the cob
I spend a day on the lake
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Linwood man, sentenced to life for child rape, gets stricter bond conditions
June 23, 2011
A Linwood man sentenced to life in prison for child rape late last year, currently out of jail on a $400,000 appeal bond, has been placed under supervision and ordered to stay away from children and places frequented by children, as a condition of his bond.
Lansing fireworks show slated for July 4
June 23, 2011
The city of Lansing will present its 11th annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration on Monday, July 4, at Kenneth W. Bernard Community Park.
Sporting KC ties Philadelphia, stretches unbeaten streak to 6
June 23, 2011
Sporting Kansas City had its two-game winning streak snapped Wednesday at the Philadelphia Union, but KC’s six-match unbeaten streak rolled on with a 0-0 tie.
U.S. Open Cup match coming to LIVESTRONG Sporting Park
June 23, 2011
Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday announced it will play host to a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup third-round match at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park.
Sporting KC’s Smith to miss rest of season
June 23, 2011
Sporting Kansas City announced on Tuesday that winger Ryan Smith will not return for the 2011 Major League Soccer season due to family reasons.
Ag Hall’s Tractor Daze just around the corner
June 23, 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.
A tour of Kansas on two wheels
June 23, 2011
Bill Downing has a love of the open road.
Hearing reveals circumstances of skateboarder’s shooting death
Judge must decide whether teenage cousins accused in homicide will be tried as juveniles or adults
June 23, 2011
Details presented Wednesday in court will factor into whether Stephen and Shane Reed will be tried as juveniles or adults — something they must wait longer to find out.
Letter to the editor: Lost and found
June 23, 2011
Read the recent article about Jay Smith of Bonner Springs (June 16 Chieftain) who connected the dots to get a man his class ring back after 45 years.
Bobcats’ Seaton to wrestle at Fort Hays
June 23, 2011
After an extensive search that took a few twists and turns, Symon Seaton is headed to Fort Hays State University.
Cable Guy’s Bonner show to air July 12
June 23, 2011
The episode of “Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy,” filmed in December at Camp Naish in Bonner Springs, will air at 8 p.m. July 12, the History Channel has announced.
Bonner Blast making its return
Fireworks show bak after fundraising effort by Downtown Bonner
June 23, 2011
The patriotic spirit is alive and well in Bonner Springs.
Longtime treasurer retires from city
June 23, 2011
After 27 years of working for the city of Bonner Springs, Jan Shannon will miss the people she got to see every day at City Hall or at the post office.
Paper reveals 1880s KC
June 23, 2011
There is no doubt that the world is far different now from what it was in the 1880s.
Bonner resident bitten by theater bug at ESU
June 23, 2011
Though she took part in plays in high school and junior high, Trinity Standridge didn’t discover a true passion for theater until she began attending Emporia State University.
Bonner Springs Head Start receives $4,413 for playground equipment
Grant to purchase new picnic table, sandbox
June 23, 2011
Students at Head Start Preschool soon will have some new additions in their playground.
Officials still deciphering annual yearly progress
June 23, 2011
All three elementary schools in USD 204 made adequate yearly progress last school year, as did Bonner Springs High School. Clark Middle School and the district as a whole, however, fell short. But that’s just how the situation looks now.
Downtown Bonner business says so long with sale
June 23, 2011
Sisters Dorothy Berry, Basehor, and Barbara Young, Kansas City, Kan., were out to spruce up Berry’s kitchen on Tuesday.
Admiring a brave neighbor
June 23, 2011
If a tree falls in the woods and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? How many times has someone asked that question? I know the answer now.
Remember When
June 23, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Bonner YMCA offers hoops, take-kwon-do, tennis
June 23, 2011
The Bonner Springs Family YMCA is currently accepting registration for bitty basketball, tae-kwon-do and tennis lessons for kids.