Archive for Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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Couple to offer marriage seminar at Basehor church
January 11, 2012
A couple from Lee’s Summit, Mo., will visit First Baptist Church of Basehor next week to offer a marriage seminar.
BLHS graduate honored at Northwest Missouri State
January 11, 2012
A Basehor-Linwood High School graduate has been named to the Academic Honor Roll for the fall 2011 trimester at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Mo.
Sporting Kansas City will be drafting in its own backyard Thursday
January 11, 2012
Sporting owns the 16th and 30th overall selections in the two-round draft, which takes place at the Kansas City Convention Center and will be broadcast live at 11 a.m. on ESPN2.
Forgotten hero
January 11, 2012
Sometimes I like to look for a different perspective on history, and one of the best ways is to read a book that was written during the time that the event happened.
Bonner council amends animal control ordinance
January 11, 2012
The city of Bonner Springs is making changes to its ordinances in an attempt to euthanize fewer impounded animals, but a local animal rescue group thinks the city should do more.
Governor’s spending plan not sitting well with USD 204
January 11, 2012
It was clear Monday night that officials with USD 204 aren’t pleased with Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposed plan for future funding of public education.
Students make honor list
January 11, 2012
University of Saint Mary recently announced the Fall 2011 Dean’s Honor List, which included several local residents. The students on the list ended the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or better.
KCKCC community choir accepting new members
January 11, 2012
Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Community Chamber Choir is accepting new members and will begin rehearsals 7 p.m. to 9:10 p.m. on Mondays, beginning Jan. 23 and running through May 14.
Providence creates fracture treatment program
January 11, 2012
Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., has created a program to serve the residents of Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties called the Orthopaedic Fracture Program.
Cities join risk pool
January 11, 2012
The state has approved Midwest Public Risk of Kansas as an insurer, and Bonner Springs and Edwardsville already are lined up as customers, hoping the group will help save them money on insurance coverage.
KDOT offers project details
January 11, 2012
As the time nears to break dirt on the massive reconstruction of the interchange at Kansas Highway 7 and Interstate 70, the state will have one more public meeting to present the most updated details of the plans.
All members of community sought for MLK Celebration
January 11, 2012
Organizers with the 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration want this year’s event to have a higher purpose than just to honor the birthday of the civil rights leader, which was Jan. 15, but this year will be nationally recognized Jan. 16.
New church awe-inspiring
January 11, 2012
The new Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Basehor, which is now open and nearly complete, is truly awe-inspiring, according to the many congregants who got a look at the church over the weekend.
Mayor delivers state of Edwardsville report to Kiwanis
January 11, 2012
Edwardsville Mayor John “Tiny” McTaggart gave his annual “state of the city” report at the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Judge to rule soon on recall election for Basehor mayor
January 11, 2012
The fate of a possible election to recall Basehor Mayor Terry Hill remained in the air after a hearing Wednesday morning in Leavenworth County District Court, but a judge’s decision on the matter could arrive by the end of the week.
Basehor-Linwood girls victorious at season-opening Bobcat Power Invitational
January 11, 2012
More than 580 power lifters attempted maximum lifts in the fifth annual Bobcat Power Invitational on Saturday.
Bonner Springs girls remain undefeated with victory against Basehor-Linwood
January 11, 2012
Bonner Springs had a balanced scoring attack and stingy defense in a 43-22 win over Basehor-Linwood on Tuesday, improving to 7-0 on the season.
Murphy’s 31 points lead Basehor-Linwood boys to victory against Bonner Springs
January 11, 2012
Based on schedule, Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs are on pace to play important basketball games against one another later this season.