Archive for Thursday, May 19, 2011

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Schlitterbahn to open Saturday
May 19, 2011
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark will open for its second full season Saturday, May 21.
Leavenworth County Commission agenda: week of May 23
May 19, 2011
The Leavenworth County Commission meets regularly at 9 a.m. each Monday and Thursday at the Leavenworth County Courthouse, 300 Walnut St. in Leavenworth.
Basehor-Linwood baseball going … going … to state!
BLHS first team in 15 years to upend Ward in regionals
May 19, 2011
Basehor-Linwood erased years of frustration associated with losing to Bishop Ward in Class 4A regional competition with a single game Tuesday night in Ozawkie.
Braves sink Seahawks in regionals
May 19, 2011
It wasn’t always pretty, but at least the final result pleased Bonner Springs High School girls soccer coach Mike Moulin.
Letter: DRE’s Arbor Day participation
May 19, 2011
To the editor: Betty Rehm, a passionate member of Bonner Beautiful, contacted Mayor Joe Reardon of Kansas City, Kan., and convinced him to donate a tree to plant at Delaware Ridge Elementary School.
Kiwanis discuss program
May 19, 2011
The Edwardsville Kiwanis Club this past week heard about service opportunities at a summer enrichment program at Edwardsville Elementary School during summer months.
Remember When for May 19, 2011
May 19, 2011
Events reported during the third week of May in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Residents concerned about soccer fields at WyCo Park
May 19, 2011
It appears Wyandotte County Park will enjoy at least one more summer in its current condition in northern Bonner Springs before construction of a soccer complex takes over much of the park.
County leaders to weigh in on Needs Assessment results
May 19, 2011
On Tuesday, June 7, the Economic Opportunity Foundation and the United Way of Wyandotte County will play host to a community presentation and dialogue to present the results of the 2011 Community Needs Assessment.
Stores shift locations at Legends Outlets
May 19, 2011
Legends Outlets Kansas City is preparing for some big additions that will be announced soon.
Stadium named top ‘development deal’
May 19, 2011
A national publication recently selected the LiveStrong Sporting Park soccer stadium and Cerner’s office complex and campus among the top 10 economic development deals in North America.
Officers recognize 25th anniversary at memorial
May 19, 2011
When members of the Bonner Springs Police Department and other local dignitaries today take time to salute officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty, there will be a special significance to the memorial.
Wristen: Bobcats’ push for state berth foreshadowed at BFMBC
May 19, 2011
Under the glow of stadium lights, the Basehor-Linwood High School baseball team mobbed in the infield and celebrated a championship.
Neighbors: Barbara Johnson
May 19, 2011
Meet Barbara Johnson of Bonner Springs
Council to mix levy increase, cuts
May 19, 2011
With a $210,000 shortfall predicted in next year’s budget, the Bonner Springs City Council on Monday decided on a few areas to cut back and how to adjust tax rates.
Bonner Springs boys, girls 6th at Kaw Valley League Championships
May 19, 2011
After years of bringing up the rear in the Kaw Valley League, the Bonner Springs High School girls track team climbed into the middle of the pack.
Dream realized: Freshman drives in winning run as Basehor-Linwood softball squad returns to state
May 19, 2011
All season long, Candice Jennings has dreamed of playing in the softball state tournament.
New service in WyCo directed toward disruptive children
May 19, 2011
In response to needs of the community, PACES, which provides mental health services for children in Wyandotte County, is now offering a new form of therapy with the potential to help children who are displaying disruptive behaviors.
School board taps rainy day fund
May 19, 2011
Members of the USD 204 Board of Education are gambling that no major repairs or unexpected expenses will come up over the next school year.
Memorial Day services set throughout the area
May 19, 2011
Bonner Springs will have its annual Memorial Day Service at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30, at the Soldiers Circle in the Bonner Springs Cemetery, located at Metropolitan and Sheidley.
KCKCC trustees report 67 applicants for presidency
May 19, 2011
Applicants lined up in record numbers for the position of president of Kansas City Kansas Community College.
BSHS seniors Moulin, Isaacs end tennis careers at state
12:00 a.m., May 19, 2011 Updated 09:00 a.m.
If only they hadn’t been quite so groggy, Jacob Moulin and Lucas Isaacs might have stuck around for quite a bit longer at the Class 4A tennis state tournament.
Wyandot Center expanding internships
May 19, 2011
The Wyandot Center, Wyandotte County’s designated community mental health center serving adults, is expanding the number of internships available with the development of the Wyandot Therapy Institute.
Bonner Springs’ Stock state-bound for 2nd straight swimming season
May 19, 2011
Toni Stock was a member of the first class of Bonner Springs High School swimmers to qualify for the state championships last year when she raced individually and as a member of a relay team.
Graduates put focus on future
BSHS seniors receive high school diplomas
May 19, 2011
Words of encouragement and advice for how to handle the future abounded for seniors receiving their diplomas during Thursday night’s Bonner Springs High School Class of 2011 graduation ceremony.
Judgment call: Rapture prediction off the mark
May 19, 2011
Local pastors aren’t buying the ominous message heralded on a billboard on Kansas Highway 32 between Bonner Springs and Edwardsville.
BSE third-graders explore community through game
May 19, 2011
This school year has made a big impression on the third-graders of Bonner Springs Elementary School.
St. James ends Braves’ baseball season
May 19, 2011
It was a season of progress for the Bonner Springs High School baseball team, but the sting of a season-ending loss still hurt.
Mayor’s Forum set May 25
May 19, 2011
Bonner Springs Mayor Clausie Smith will have his next open forum 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, in the Bonner Springs Library Study Room, 201 N. Nettleton, to discuss any issues or questions from local residents.
State berth is fruit of Vlasic’s labor at Dub’s Dread
Basehor-Linwood senior spent summer working, studying at Class 4A regional golf course
May 19, 2011
When Gabe Vlasic stepped into the tee box on No. 18 at Dub’s Dread Golf Course Monday at the Class 4A regional tournament, the Basehor-Linwood senior didn’t hesitate.
Smith: Beware lost-key gremlins
May 19, 2011
While many people are superstitious about Friday the 13th, I wonder if it isn’t little gremlins that hide and cause me and my family problems, particularly with keys.
Food donations cancel out library fines in May
May 19, 2011
During the month of May, Bonner Springs City Library patrons with hefty late fees will have a way to pay those fees that doesn’t involve their wallets.
BSHS lacks timely hits in softball loss
May 19, 2011
Softball season is done at Bonner Springs High School — well, sort of.