Archive for Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Also from October 26

On the street
Photo galleries
Fun at the Kerby Farm Pumpkin Patch

What are you doing for Halloween?

Response Percent
I’m staying at home, watching the Chiefs game and passing out Halloween candy to trick-or-treaters.
I’m doing nothing Halloween-related because I don’t care.
I’m going trick-or-treating, or taking my kids trick-or-treating.
I’m going to a Halloween party.
I’m going to a haunted house.
I’m doing a scary movie marathon at home, or I might just go catch “Paranormal Activity 3.”
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A stable life: BLMS student displays horse-riding talents on world stage
October 26, 2011
Katie Fulkerson calmly stares directly ahead, back perfectly straight, bouncing in rhythm with the trotting horse beneath her. Her arms stay bent at the same angle, her hands clasping the reins.
Basehor library offering scary stories, haunted trail in park Friday
October 26, 2011
Basehor Community Library is sponsoring a spooky evening at Basehor City Park on Friday, with scary stories and a haunted trail tour.
City attorney’s letter claimed Loughry lied about previous salary
October 26, 2011
A 2010 letter from Basehor’s city attorney accused former city administrator Mark Loughry of misrepresenting the salary he was paid by his previous employer, the city of Hays, during his negotiations with Basehor in summer 2009.
Teen takes passion for pool to award-winning heights
October 26, 2011
Born to a family full of talented pool players, pool always has been a big part of Taylor Anderson’s life. But in the past two years, it has become much more.
BLHS volleyball closes season of progress with substate loss to Tonganoxie
Bonner Springs posts winning record, falls to St. James Academy
October 26, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood volleyball team ended a season of growth and progress with a loss to Tonganoxie at the Class 4A substate tournament Saturday at St. James Academy.
Letter: School seeking Kansas items
October 26, 2011
The fourth grade at Aviston Elementary in southern Illinois is learning about the United States and the different environments, climates, resources and highlights found in each region.
Halloween competition pits ‘Monday Night Football’ vs. trick-or-treaters
October 26, 2011
What is the biggest, most important event happening in the metro area this next week?
Bible Baptist to offer second free donation event
October 26, 2011
Bible Baptist Church of Bonner Springs, 426 Emerson Ave., will have a second “Neighbor Helping Neighbor” event from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 5.
KCK ReStore to accept old, unwanted electronics
October 26, 2011
The Heartland Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Kansas City, Kan., will have a community electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5 at the store, 520 S. 55th St.
City of Bonner Springs to revamp its website
October 26, 2011
Those who can’t make a trip or phone call to Bonner Springs City Hall for information soon will be able to find it more easily online.
Neighbor: Kelly Casey
October 26, 2011
Meet Kelly Casey of Linwood
On the record: Edwardsville Fire Department calls
October 26, 2011
Edwardsville Fire Department calls for Oct. 20-23
On the record: Bonner Springs Fire Department calls
October 26, 2011
Bonner Springs Fire Department calls for Oct. 17-23
Edwardsville resident honored for 20 years of service with fire department
October 26, 2011
John Rogoza discovered his current profession unexpectedly, and almost by chance. But 20 years after being hired on as a full-time firefighter with the Edwardsville Fire Department, he says he’s thankful for the course his life has taken.
Trick and treat
October 26, 2011
Rural Tonganoxie couple ready for annual Halloween bash
Bonner business activity strong, economic development director says
October 26, 2011
The business environment in Bonner Springs is evolving. Three businesses have closed, at least six new businesses have come to town and seven current businesses have moved to a new location in town — all since June.
Beginning a journey back to self
02:32 p.m., October 26, 2011 Updated 04:07 p.m.
I believe the journey back to myself began that morning, under a sky that never really changed; beneath a heaven that waited even as I wandered through a desolate place.
Remember When for Oct. 27, 2011
October 26, 2011
Events reported in The Chieftain during the fourth week of October from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Walcott secures state berth
October 26, 2011
The Basehor-Linwood High School cross country coaching staff knew Quinnlyn Walcott was special before she ever suited up for the Bobcats.
Back to the state playoffs!
October 26, 2011
Faced with an opportunity to secure a berth in the Class 5A state playoffs, the Bonner Springs High School football team left nothing to chance Friday at Washington.
Report provides insight into area’s food system
October 26, 2011
A new report provides a smorgasbord of information about the food system in Douglas, Jefferson and Leavenworth counties.
Fast times required as 2 Braves qualify for state
October 26, 2011
The fact that longtime cross country powerhouses De Soto and Baldwin were in Bonner Springs’ Class 4A regional Saturday at Wyandotte County Park was evidence enough that the battle for state berths would be difficult.
BLHS soccer season ends with loss to St. James
01:28 p.m., October 26, 2011 Updated 04:16 p.m.
Dakota Foster and his Basehor-Linwood teammates had to battle back tears following his final high school soccer game against St. James Academy.
Kerry Roberts Basketball League extends registration deadline
October 26, 2011
Registration for the 2011-2012 season of the Kerry Roberts Winter Basketball League has been extended until Nov. 7.
BSHS boys basketball to conduct alumni game
October 26, 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.
Mill Creek tops Clark in eighth-grade football
October 26, 2011
The Clark Middle School eighth-grade football team lost to Mill Creek 42-6 on Oct. 18.
Basehor-Linwood to launch new youth wrestling club
October 26, 2011
The Bobcat Wrestling Club will conduct parent meetings and sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Basehor-Linwood High School wrestling room.
Trunk or Treat’ program offered for free by YMCA
October 26, 2011
The Bonner Springs Family YMCA will offer a free program — “Trunk or Treat” — from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
BSE to benefit needy families through holiday bazaar
October 26, 2011
To benefit families in need, Bonner Springs Elementary will play host to its 1st Annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at BSE, 212 S. Neconi.
Valuation in Edwardsville $1 million below expectations
12:07 p.m., October 26, 2011 Updated 03:42 p.m.
The city of Edwardsville will face a reduction in property values that is more than $1 million below what was anticipated in the 2012 budget.
5 Questions: No tricks
Take steps to insure Halloween stays safe
October 26, 2011 in print edition on A2
Halloween is Monday, and safety advocates offer their advice for keeping the holiday safe for youngsters.