Ann Margret Montemayor Reporter, Basehor Sentinel

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Farmers’ market vendor offers baked goods, fresh produce
June 6, 2013
When Shannon Cox was little, it was mom who made dinner and Shannon who made dessert.
Linwood Library moves forward with new director
June 3, 2013
A lot has been changing at the Linwood Library in the past year, including a huge expansion of its digital material and two new directors.
Summer travel: take a trip to the farm
May 16, 2013
Some people tried to talk Joseph Lamborn out of restoring his family’s crumbling 1900-era barn in Leavenworth. The roof was falling in, it was overgrown with vegetation and the hayloft was in disrepair.
Annual KC showcase introduces students to construction careers
May 8, 2013
Basehor-Linwood Middle School’s technology students got to show off everything they’ve learned about design and construction last week at Kansas City’s Crayons to CAD competition.
Mahjong madness
April 12, 2013
Mahjong is a lot like Rummy, but with 152 tiles and hundreds of patterns, it’s a little more complicated.
Basehor VFW’s future is up in the air
March 28, 2013
Strapped for funding, the Basehor VFW Post is struggling to keep its building open for its own needs and community events.
Improvements planned for highways, bus routes throughout county
February 27, 2013
Improving transportation for drivers and transit riders has been a priority for Wyandotte County over the last year. With a new bus route and work about to begin at Kansas Highway 7 and U.S. Interstate 70, transportation officials are hoping residents find it easier to get where they’re going.
Shopping opportunities now include Sam’s Club
February 27, 2013
The fate of the Legend Outlets shopping area is still unknown in 2013, but 2012 was still a year of new stores and restaurants for the popular destination.
Engineering on the international stage
February 1, 2013
After winning a national engineering challenge, Kansas University student Cole Bittel and his team will travel to Denmark to compete in the international Grundfos Challenge.
Basehor man killed in Kansas City, Kan., shooting
January 10, 2013
A Basehor resident was killed in a double shooting Wednesday night in Kansas City, Kan.

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Recent photos

Shannon Cox started her own business called Summer Sun Bakery this year and sells her baked goods at the Basehor Historical Society Farmers' Market on Saturdays. Last week she was joined by her son, at right, Daniel Cox.

Chris Bohling, left, took over as Linwood Library director this week. Former director Dave Hanson, right, has decided to retire.

Pete is one of four peacocks at Lamborn Farm, but as the least shy he has become visitors' favorite.

Joseph Lamborn's farm has been in his family since the late 1800s. Now he uses the farm not only to produce food, but to host public and private events.

Mahjongg is similar to the card game Rummy, but there are a couple hundred different patterns players can use to win. The patterns are laid out in a brochure, and are changed each year.

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