Archive for Wednesday, April 25, 2001

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After Prom party draws prizes
April 25, 2001
To say that response has been tremendous for the “After Prom” party for Baldwin High School this year would be an understatement. Co-chairs of the event, Laura Morford and Peg Wessel, along with the rest of the committee, have been amazed by what’s been donated for the BHS students to win.
Baldwin beautification program set to start
April 25, 2001
Baldwin City is just about to get even more beautiful. The Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its “Keep Baldwin City Beautiful” campaign Tuesday.
Blaze destroys rural Baldwin home
April 25, 2001
A mid-afternoon fire Thursday destroyed the home of Mark and Toni Hebenstriet just outside of Baldwin City on U.S. Highway 56 just west of the Hilltop Veterinary Clinic. Although firefighters arrived quickly after the blaze was reported around noon by passersby, there wasn’t much chance of saving the brick home that the Hebenstriets had owned only for a short while. “When you get there and the fire is already going through the roof, you’re pretty much stuck to a defensive mode,” said Randy DeMerssman, Palmyra Township Fire Chief whose firefighters headed up the effort with plenty of help. “My hats go off to them (the firefighters). They did the best they could with what they had.”
Safety Day a hit at Baldwin High
April 25, 2001
Baldwin City wasn’t exactly normal on Thursday. Students were seen walking around town during school hours. As for the high school building, there was a wreck in the parking lot complete with ambulances and even a Life Flight helicopter.
Mixed bag for BHS softball
April 25, 2001
Thursday the Baldwin High School Bulldogs traveled to Spring Hill for a double header. The bulldogs battled the wind winning their first game 2-1. The second game proved to be tougher, and struggled to gain the lead to win, but lost 4-3.
BHS’s Brown rules KU javelin
April 25, 2001
Although the team was seperated to compete at different times in separate places, the Baldwin High School boys track team held its own as it faced area and out-of-state competition. The weekend brought a sense of pride to the Bulldog athletes as they competed against the most difficult competitors of the year.
Baldwin Briefs
April 25, 2001
Signal shines at annual KPA awards
April 25, 2001
The votes are in and the Baldwin City Signal won the Sweepstakes Award at the Kansas Press Association’s Annual Convention Saturday in Lawrence. The Sweepstakes Award recognizes the Signal as the best newspaper in the state in its division.
Mayor Krysztof vetoes DUI ordinance
April 25, 2001
Baldwin City Mayor Stan Krysztof isn’t through yet. Just weeks ahead of his final meeting of the city council, he’s chosen to veto an ordinance recently by the council concerning Driving Under the Influence.
Baker Sports Roundup
April 25, 2001