Archive for Monday, November 17, 2014

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Kansas Guard soldier deployed to west Africa
November 17, 2014
About 170 Kansas National Guard from a battalion based in Iola will deploy next year to west Africa to help fight Ebola.
4 more earthquakes rattle south-central Kansas
November 17, 2014
Four more earthquakes were reported in south-central Kansas during the weekend. No serious injuries or damage was reported.
Bonner prepares for Candy Cane Christmas event
02:20 p.m., November 17, 2014 Updated 02:28 p.m.
The annual Candy Cane Christmas in downtown Bonner Springs is Dec. 1, and this year, activities at the Bonner Springs Community Center will move upstairs to the gymnasium.
Randy Leach still missing after 26 years, KBI case file remains sealed
November 17, 2014
For the first few years, Harold and Alberta Leach kept hoping their missing son, Randy, would come home. Twenty-six years have passed since the high school senior and the family car vanished from a graduation party, but the Linwood parents still want to find their only child. They’re desperate to know whether law enforcement left no stone unturned in the search for Randy, in part because they’ve felt for years that investigators were secretive, refusing to keep them abreast of developments. But law enforcement agencies refuse to release the records, citing an ongoing investigation, even the broad outlines of which they decline to reveal.
Shelter in Kansas City won’t house gay couples
12:00 p.m., November 17, 2014 Updated 10:48 a.m.
A nonprofit homeless shelter in Kansas City will not allow legally married same-sex couples to stay overnight together because officials believe those relationships violate biblical principles.
Bonner reminds residents snow shoveling ‘strictly enforced’
November 17, 2014
The city of Bonner Springs wants to ensure that all residential and business property owners are aware of their responsibility to remove snow and ice on public sidewalks adjacent to their property and the consequences for noncompliance.
Bonner parks and rec offers annual Breakfast with Santa
November 17, 2014
Santa Claus will return to the Bonner Springs Community Center 9-10 a.m. Dec. 6.
Remember When for Nov. 20, 2014
November 17, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
In the season of giving, think local
November 17, 2014
This is the season for being grateful for what we have and to give back something to those less fortunate within our community