Archive for Thursday, March 10, 2011

Also from March 10

Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
12th annual Marble Crazy
Polls

How do you plan to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Response Percent
I will wear green so I don’t get pinched.
 
50%
I don’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Who cares?
 
30%
It’s St. Patrick’s Day. I plan to go to a bar and drink a lot of green beer.
 
20%
I plan to attend a St. Patrick’s Day parade.
 
0%
Total 20

All stories

USD 204 Board of Education candidate: Patricia Welicky
March 10, 2011
USD 204 Board of Education candidate Patricia Welicky is up against six other candidates for one of four at-large seats.
Edwardsville City Council candidate: Doug Danner
March 10, 2011
Edwardsville City Council Incumbent President Doug Danner is up against 6 other candidates for one of three at-large seats.
Edwardsville City Council candidate: Marvin Main
March 10, 2011
Edwardsville City Council candidate Marvin Main is up against six other candidates for one of three at-large seats.
USD 204 Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education candidate: Olliea Jarrett
March 10, 2011
Incumbent USD 204 Board of Education President Olliea Jarrett is up against six candidates for four at-large seats.
BLHS to battle Colby in state opener
March 10, 2011
Noah Simpson has a pretty good idea what the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team can expect from the Colby Eagles during its first-round game at the Class 4A state tournament.
Library volunteers see influx of book donations
March 10, 2011
Carol Geary and Kathy McCrink each gasped in shock when they saw the two large bins full of book donations that Lynn Jennings, library associate, wheeled in for them to sort.
Neighbors: Joyce Mayberry
March 10, 2011
Joyce Mayberry is a homemaker from Basehor.
Kiwanis Club plans annual pancake feed
March 10, 2011
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club worked on plans for its annual pancake day during the group’s meeting last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Couple seeks host families for exchange program
March 10, 2011
John and Sally Maack have played host to 20 foreign exchange students from 11 countries.
5 questions: It’s twister time
Severe weather week raises awareness
March 10, 2011
This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas.
Reminder: Spring forward
March 10, 2011
Daylight saving time will begin at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13, so remember to set clocks an hour ahead. The time will remain an hour ahead until it “falls back” to standard time Nov. 6.
Slightly smaller crowd makes annual event more ‘pleasant’
March 10, 2011
The 12th annual Marble Crazy, which kicked off Friday afternoon at Moon Marble Company in Bonner Springs, brought together marble artists and enthusiasts from across the country, just as it does every year.
Bonner Springs City Council seat Ward 2: John Robison
March 10, 2011
Candidates Bret Clark, Racheal Haas and John Robison are all vying for the Ward II seat on the Bonner Springs City Council, currently held by Jerry Jarrett, who is not running for re-election.
Bonner Springs City Council seat Ward 2: Racheal Haas
March 10, 2011
Candidates Bret Clark, Racheal Haas and John Robison are all vying for the Ward II seat on the Bonner Springs City Council, currently held by Jerry Jarrett, who is not running for re-election.
KDOT to sponsor youth arts contest
March 10, 2011
The Kansas Department of Transportation is sponsoring its fifth annual arts contest that encourages Kansas youth to resist pressure and abstain from drinking alcohol until reaching the legal age limit of 21.
Remember When
March 10, 2011
A look back at this week in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.
Drill to be today
March 10, 2011
The statewide annual tornado drill will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today, March 10, weather permitting.
USD 204 renews 10-year contract with YMCA Greater Kansas City
USD 204 residents to still see 20 percent discount
March 10, 2011
The YMCA of Greater Kansas City and USD 204’s 10-year relationship will continue for another 10 years after the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education unanimously approved Monday night another 10-year contract with the community organization. The contract will mean a continued working relationship between the district and the Bonner Springs Family YMCA, which also serves as the Bonner Springs High School Physical Education Center.
President says money is major challenge
March 10, 2011
The current Edwardsville City Council president may be ending his first term as a council member, but he says he’s not ready to get off the field yet.
USD 204 board candidate promises to research issues
March 10, 2011
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD is facing a number of challenges in the years ahead, especially in the area of funding, and Patricia Welicky wants to do something active about it.
Service to city top priority for city council candidate
March 10, 2011
Edwardsville City Council candidate Marvin Main says that when it comes to leadership qualities, making and keeping a first impression and being able to talk to anyone are ones he has in spades.
Wristen: After three years of frustration, Braves’ Smith goes out a winner
March 10, 2011
Shortly after her final game as a Bonner Springs High School basketball player ended, senior Erica Smith walked down the hallway with junior Erica Wilson.
On the record
March 10, 2011
Bonner Springs and Edwardsville Fire Department calls.
On the agenda
March 10, 2011
Bonner Springs City Council agenda for the March 14, 2011, meeting.
BSHS turns to college ranks for new football coach Aslin
March 10, 2011
A new era of Bonner Springs High School football will begin in the fall, and the Braves will be led by a coach who has proven he can win at both the high school and college levels.
Smith: Don’t be fooled by a con
March 10, 2011
Sometimes it seems to me that there are those who think the general public is either so stupid or so greedy that it will fall for any get-rich-quick scheme. These hucksters believe the old P .T. Barnum line that a sucker is born every minute.
Letters: Wrestlers congratulated
March 10, 2011
I enjoyed Chris Wristen’s sports coverage of the Bonner Springs High School state wrestling team.
Ward II candidates list taxes, community among top concerns
March 10, 2011
Keeping a close eye on taxes the city charges and continuing to build and promote the community are top concerns for the candidates for Bonner Springs City Council in Ward II.
2010 Census totals released
March 10, 2011
Population numbers from the 2010 census show that the U.S. Census Bureau’s estimates for Bonner Springs and Edwardsville in recent years have been on track.
It’s all about team effort, says USD 204 president
March 10, 2011
Current USD 204 Board of Education President Olliea Jarrett says when it comes to a board of education, there really is no “I” in team.