Nicole Kelley

Nicole Kelley was a reporter/copy editor with the Bonner Springs Chieftain/Basehor Sentinel. She began working for The World Co. in May 2007 at The Lansing Current. She left The Chieftain in the summer of 2010.

Recent stories

Green initiative focuses on school supplies
September 30, 2010
Students at Delaware Ridge Elementary School are learning to conserve resources — whether it be a broken crayon, a notebook missing half its pages or a pencil without an eraser — one school supply at a time.
Excitement grows for Scout campout
September 23, 2010
As the Boy Scout Centennial Campout nears, the activity surrounding Camp Naish for the arrival of nearly 11,000 people grows.
Pumpkin season to carry on despite weather woes
September 23, 2010
Area pumpkin growers are dealing with a tough season for the pumpkin crop as Mother Nature dealt the area a difficult hand of extreme heat and rain.
Music, games, fun highlight weekend festival
September 23, 2010
Edwardsville resident Angie Giron has attended the Edwardsville AutumnFest in the past but this year something was different.
Walking together for disabilities
September 16, 2010
When Sean Holley was two years old, his doctor told his mother “he will never talk, have eye contact or be a functioning member of your family. Prepare to place him in an institution.”
Planner dedicates AutumnFest to community’s families
September 16, 2010
The 21st AutumnFest is days away and Edwardsville is kicking it into high gear to prepare for the annual festival.
Edwardsville Council OKs $98,200 for 110th St. work
September 16, 2010
Moving forward with planned improvements to 110th Street, the Edwardsville City Council voted to commit $98,200 Monday to the cause.
Overgrown brush has residents, cities questioning responsibility
September 16, 2010
As Dee Lewis drives to her daughter’s house at Riverview Avenue and 118th Street, she meets another car going the opposite direction and tries to pull over as far on her side of the road as she can.
Business owner takes leap of faith with new electric company
September 16, 2010
More than 14 years ago Sandy Scubelek walked herself into an employment agency looking for direction.
Re-enactment takes Bonner man on ‘epic journey’
September 9, 2010
As a child, Jim Stanley hated history classes in school.

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Recent photos

Youngsters take part in a sack race during Marble Days 2010. This year’s Marble Days takes place Saturday in downtown Bonner Springs.

Visitors last year to Kerby Farm Pumpkin Patch pick out their pumpkins. This year's pumpkin crop is going to be less than ideal according to area pumpkin farmers.

The Catholic Bunko Group, which claimed Nancy Johnson as a former member, recently organized the planting of a tree in honor of Johnson. The former Bonner Springs Senior Center director died in March of this year. The tree, which was planted in a grassy area in the back of the Bonner Springs Community Center, was donated by the Grass Pad and was planted by the Bonner Springs Parks and Recreation Department. Pictured are: (right side, back row from left) Amy Thomas, Carol Benz, (right side, middle row from left) Connie Breidenthal, Harolyn Mallott, (right side, front row from left) Barb Pickert, Pam Adkins, (left side, back row from left) Carol Coyle, Sue Collins, Janet Vitt, Wendy Petersen, Linda Long and (left side, front) Telesa Tinberg. Members of group not pictured are Susie Kelly, Cindy Kelly, Theresa Schuman, Joyce Sorenson and Marcella Nobel.

A worker clears away dirt to make room for a stage for the Boy Scout Centennial Campout. The event, celebrating 100 years of Boys Scouts in America, is expected to bring in 11,000 people to Bonner Springs.

Sean Holley reads with his Bonner Springs High School para professional Karen Parsons. Holley, a BSHS senior with severe autism, has been fundraising for Families Together as part of his senior project.

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