Archive for Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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Neighbors: Mike Everett
February 1, 2012
Mike Everett of Bonner Springs is this week’s Neighbor.
Edwardsville begins condemnation process on dilapidated, vacant home
February 1, 2012
The city of Edwardsville is taking action to condemn an unsafe building for the first time in several years.
Class aims for healthy kids
February 1, 2012
A new class designed to introduce children to fun ways to eat healthy and be active will be offered this spring at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Remember When for February 2, 2012
February 1, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Letter: Water rate increase too big
February 1, 2012
Suburban Water sent notice of another huge increase and an upcoming Kansas Corporation Commission hearing so that the public will have some opportunity to provide minimal input on the issue.
Evolution of shaving
February 1, 2012
In the deep, dark past when I was a youth, there were three milestones which meant adulthood. Two including getting a driver’s license and registering for the draft. However, the earliest sign of approaching manhood was shaving.
State recognizes BSHS social studies teacher
February 1, 2012
Andrew Addington admits that rather than posters of rock bands or movies, his walls in college were adorned with portraits of John F. Kennedy and Harry Truman.
New grading system causes problems for high school faculty
February 1, 2012
Bonner Springs High School teachers and officials with USD 204 are meeting to determine how to address problems with the district’s grading software at the high school level.
Single mother says she feels blessed after receiving free car
February 1, 2012
Erin Wren-Mahan recently received a holiday gift beyond her greatest expectations.
BLHS girls drop rematch with Tonganoxie
01:44 p.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Juniors Jenny Whitledge and Hannah Kemp scored 14 and 12 points, respectively, and the Tonganoxie High girls avenged their season-opening loss to Basehor-Linwood with Tuesday’s 54-36 victory.
Bonner Springs boys determined to send Price off on winning note
02:36 a.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Bonner Springs earnd a 63-52 victory against William Chrisman on Friday and defeated Piper 61-27 on Tuesday.
13-0 Bonner Springs girls find fourth-quarter fortune
02:34 a.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Take a deep breath. The Bonner Springs girls basketball team trailed at halftime for just the third time this season on Tuesday. Three days earlier, it had needed a 19-3 run to erase a nine-point deficit against Spring Hill and win the Top Gun Tournament.
Bobcats cruise to victory over Chieftains
12:25 a.m., February 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Senior Colin Murphy led all scorers with 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting and the BLHS rolled to a 63-39 victory over Tonganoxie.