Archive for Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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Basehor-Linwood group reaches farther than ever in helping needy
November 22, 2011
Every year, Jeff Bohndorf says, he’s struck by how many families in the Basehor-Linwood area ask for help around the holidays.
Letter: Skeptical of mayor’s intentions
November 22, 2011
To the editor: “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark” is a quotation from Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and seems apropos considering what is happening in our town of Basehor.
Last mayor’s forum of 2012 set for next week
November 22, 2011
Bonner Springs Mayor Clausie Smith will have the next open Mayor’s Forum 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Bonner Springs Library Study Room, 201 N. Nettleton, to discuss any issues or questions from local residents.
Scouts collect canned goods for Vaughn-Trent food drive
November 22, 2011
Local Scouts are organizing a canned food drive to benefit Vaughn-Trent Community Services.
On the agenda: Bonner Springs City Council
November 22, 2011
Agenda items for the Monday, Nov. 28, meeting of the Bonner Springs City Council
On the record: Edwardsville Fire Department calls
November 22, 2011
Edwardsville Fire Department calls for Monday, Nov. 14, to Sunday, Nov. 20
Remember When
November 22, 2011
Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago
Black Friday sales now competing with Thanksgiving
November 22, 2011
Thanksgiving was once about gathering with family to give thanks, enjoy a meal and probably watch a football game or two with family — and then maybe get to bed early to rest up for the crack-of-dawn Black Friday sales.
Don’t forget the ‘thanks’ part of Thanksgiving
November 22, 2011
Happy Thanksgiving weekend! There was a time when Thanksgiving weekend was the start of the Christmas shopping season.
Enforcement beefing up
November 22, 2011
As Kansas roads fill with holiday travelers going to and from their destinations this week, law enforcement organizations across the state are increasing their efforts to stop drunk driving and encourage safety.
Vaughn-Trent seeking bounty for baskets
November 22, 2011
As families sit down to eat their Thanksgiving dinners this week, officials with Vaughn-Trent Community Services hope they remember those who do not have such luxuries during the holidays.
Redistricting could bring representative changes
November 22, 2011
Redistricting likely won’t affect Bonner Springs and Edwardsville residents, as far as the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., is concerned. But the same may not be true of Kansas House and Senate districts and, perhaps, congressional representation.
Kultala talks voting, living the dream during visit to CMS
November 22, 2011
Despite being well below the legal voting age, Clark Middle School students were challenged Monday by state Sen. Kelly Kultala, D-Kansas City, to keep their eyes on the state Legislature.
New cancer procedure gives new lease on life
November 22, 2011
It’s all about setting priorities. That’s one lesson John Walker of Bonner Springs has learned through his battle with prostate cancer.
’07-’08 seniors put Basehor girls basketball on the map
After leading Basehor-Linwood to state tourney, four Bobcats continued careers at college level
November 22, 2011
Cassie Lombardino, Brooke Sanders, Ashley Jeannin and Michelle Chrisman will be remembered as trendsetters in the Basehor-Linwood girl’s basketball program.
Trading hoops for volleyball no problem for Delladio at BU
Former BSHS star adjusted quickly, made big impact for Wildcats
November 22, 2011
When Christina Delladio graduated from Bonner Springs High School she hoped to continue her basketball career just down the road in Baldwin.
Wristen: Aslin brings swagger back to Bonner Springs football
November 22, 2011
It was clear from the first day of practice at Bonner Springs High School that the 2011 football season would be different.
BSHS, BLHS soccer players lauded by KVL
November 22, 2011
The Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood boys soccer teams both had luck work against them in the form of Class 4-1A regional playoff brackets this year.
Bobcats, Braves among best of league’s volleyball players
November 22, 2011
Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs were two volleyball programs on the rise in the Kaw Valley League during the 2011 season, and both programs were recognized for their performance by having multiple players named to the All-Kaw Valley League team.
All-Kaw Valley League football, boys soccer and volleyball teams
November 22, 2011
The fall 2011 All-Kaw Valley League football, volleyball and boys soccer teams have been announced.
OSU coach killed in plane crash began career at KCKCC in 1990
November 22, 2011
Former Kansas City Kansas Community College women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke was killed in a crash of a single-engine plane in which he was riding in central Arkansas Thursday night.
BSHS boys basketball to host alumni game
November 22, 2011
The Bonner Springs High School boys basketball program will play host to the second annual Vaughn-Trent Alumni Game at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Bonner Springs District P.E. Center.
K-32 project in Bonner receives state funds for 2013
November 22, 2011
A Bonner Springs project is among 37 projects totaling $15.4 million in overall cost and $6.8 million in state funds that have been selected for funding under the Kansas Department of Transportation’s 2013 KLINK resurfacing program.
Roll-over truck lands in K-7 exit ramp
November 22, 2011
Travelers on northbound Kansas Highway 7 exiting at Kansas Highway 32 had an obstacle this morning in the form of a truck laying on its side.
Ag Hall director: 2011 season ‘hard to top’
November 22, 2011
The 2011 season may have ended at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, but there won’t be any taking it easy for the center’s executive director and board of governors when it comes to fundraising efforts.