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Young BSHS softball team uses summer camp for seasoning
July 30, 2013
If the lack of juniors and seniors makes it seem like the Bonner Springs softball team is ill-equipped with leadership, talk to some of the underclassmen: This team will be just fine.
Food: Grilled cheese sandwiches to knock your socks off
03:33 p.m., July 30, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
When I was a child, I thought like a child, I ate like a child: PB&Js, BLTs and grilled cheese sandwiches made from slices of Velveeta melted to gooey perfection between two slices of skillet-toasted white bread.
BSHS grad Kimbrough-French calls Shrine Bowl event one of life’s best weekends
03:27 p.m., July 30, 2013 Updated 01:00 p.m.
T.J. Kimbrough-French has been running since his childhood. But in the rare moments during which he’s stationary, collecting his breath after two-mile runs, the recent Bonner Springs High grad is reflective. Such was the case Saturday when Kimbrough-French crossed his final finish line while representing his high school — he was one of 60 runners to compete in the Kansas Shrine Bowl’s all-star cross-country race that preceded the night’s annual football game at Washburn University.
BLHS alum Patton earns MVP honors in all-star game at Kauffman Stadium; William Jewell awaits
July 30, 2013
BLHS alum Jared Patton authored a memory of his own at Kauffman Stadium, earning most valuable player honors in last month’s Ban Johnson All-Star Game.
Five Questions: Cutting classroom costs
July 30, 2013
With the start of the 2013-14 academic year just a few weeks away, back-to-school shopping is working its way up the to-do lists of many local families.
Former Westar chief, wife give rural Lawrence farmstead to Salina-based Land Institute
July 30, 2013
65-acre farmstead is just northwest of Lawrence
Legislative leaders will take budget meetings to universities around the state
July 30, 2013
Senate leader says meetings to provide ‘two-way communication’
Brownback appointments on agenda for special session
July 30, 2013
As many as 19 appointments could be before Legislature
Kansas: Brownback puts 19 appointments on special session agenda
July 30, 2013
Kansas lawmakers expect to consider up to 19 of Gov. Sam Brownback’s appointments during a special legislative session, prompting a top critic Monday to declare that the session has been “orchestrated” to quickly confirm a new state Court of Appeals judge without much public scrutiny.