Archive for Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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Clearing the bar: 2012 Bobcat Relays
04:44 p.m., April 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
BLHS girls just one point short of first place, Bonner Springs’ Jackson brothers put on a show
Sports this week: April 11-April 18
04:42 p.m., April 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
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BLHS baseball drops sixth straight
04:39 p.m., April 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Basehor-Linwood hosts Sumner Academy at 4 p.m. on Thursday and travels to Bishop Ward at 5:30 p.m. on Monday.
Braves carried unbeaten streak into Thurs. softball showdown with De Soto
04:35 p.m., April 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Braves recorded two lopsided victories, 19-2 and 15-4, to advance to a perfect 6-0 start to the season.
Rivalry girls soccer match on deck for Monday
04:33 p.m., April 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Bonner Springs girls soccer team rallied to defeat Lansing, 2-1, on Monday. With 20 minutes left in the second half, Bailey Hightower scored to tie the game, 1-1.
Basehor-Linwood district inviting public to assembly honoring state champs
April 11, 2012
The Basehor-Linwood school district will have a community pep assembly next week to recognize the state champion Basehor-Linwood High School boys basketball team.
Basehor-Linwood softball team to recognize seniors, alumni
04:31 p.m., April 11, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Basehor-Linwood High School softball team will continue a tradition with its annual Senior Recognition/Alumni Reunion Night at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24. The Bobcats host Lansing in a Kaw Valley League doubleheader.
Klingele earns Eagle Scout award
April 11, 2012
James Kenneth Michael Klingele of Bonner Springs received his Eagle Scout award, Scouting’s highest achievement, in a ceremony March 31.
County’s health continues to rank low
April 11, 2012
Wyandotte County continues to be one of the least-healthy counties in the state, according to the third annual County Health Rankings, released Tuesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Bonner honors volunteers
April 11, 2012
The city of Bonner Springs is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, by honoring its volunteers.
Remember When for April 12, 2012
April 11, 2012
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Baptism a new beginning
April 11, 2012
A youngster in my office asked me one time what I thought heaven would be like. I told him I thought it would be like a big family reunion; surrounded by those who love us and whom we love.
Bonner to alter pet permit fee
April 11, 2012
The Bonner Springs City Council Monday decided it should alter its recently changed pet permit policy.
Casino revenue decisions will take time, cities say
April 11, 2012
The cities of Wyandotte County have received the first casino revenue distributions — now, how to spend them?
Job fair offered at KCKCC
April 11, 2012
Representatives of more than 55 area employers are expected for the Workplace – Kansas City Job Fair 2012 Wednesday, April 18, at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Baby animals on display at Ag Hall event
April 11, 2012
Children can discover what baby animals can be found on a farm at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame’s Barnyard Babies event.
Friends plan fundraiser for breast cancer patient
April 11, 2012
A fundraiser set for this weekend will raise funds for Bonner Springs resident Mandy Cook, who is battling breast cancer.
Volunteerism on the rise
April 11, 2012
There are hundreds of “special weeks” observed annually and they all honor good causes. However, one of the most important will be April 15-April 21 which is set aside to recognize and honor volunteers.
Child safety event Saturday
April 11, 2012
Sunflower House will have its Circle of Safety Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Nebraska Furniture Mart, 1601 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.
Council to ponder KDOT’s K-7 offer
April 11, 2012
The Bonner Springs City Council Monday tabled a continuing discussion to fight the state’s plans for a freeway along Kansas Highway 7, but they learned the state has responded to news that they were protesting the plans.
Fully in bloom: Spring has sprung earlier than usual thanks to warm temps, gardener says
April 11, 2012
On a hill just southwest of Bonner Springs, vibrant patches of color make it clear that spring has sprung.
Five questions: Rabies on rise?
Spread of disesase can be prevented
April 11, 2012
So far this year, 13 animals in Kansas have tested positive for rabies compared to only four at this time last year.
State leaders fired up over court furloughs
April 11, 2012
House Speaker Mike O’Neal on Friday said the state judicial system shouldn’t shut down for five days, but instead should use a reserve of attorney fees until the Legislature approves a budget.
Brownback calls barber bill an economic burden
April 11, 2012
Gov. Sam Brownback on Friday vetoed an obscure bill changing state rules for barbers, saying he wants to send a clear message that Kansas won’t needlessly burden free enterprise.