Archive for Wednesday, August 8, 2001

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Smith wins Yard of Week honors
August 8, 2001
Floyd Smith, who lives at 914 High St., has been a keeper of the earth as long as we’ve known him.
Baldwin in brief
August 8, 2001
Despite heat, Baldwin Open players stay the course
August 8, 2001
The annual Baldwin Open Golf Tournament attracted 42 participants last Sunday despite temperatures hovering around 100 degrees.
Junior High coach excited to build a new program
August 8, 2001
There is plenty of excitement involved with the Baldwin Junior High School football program, which will take to the field for the first time ever this fall.
School numbers are up for 2002; district prepared for new year
August 8, 2001
Enrollment numbers in the Baldwin School District are still expected to be up from last year, even though exact numbers are not yet known.
Antiques appraisal returns to Baldwin
August 8, 2001
It is time to start digging for those treasures tucked away in the attic. “Diamonds in the Rough” is returning to Baldwin City for the second time this year.
Council OKs budget, three-mill tax cut
August 8, 2001
The Baldwin City Council approved a 2002 budget Monday, which carries a three-mill drop in taxes for property owners.
Local girl reigns in riding competition
August 8, 2001
After spending a week in Albuquerque, N.M., Paige Wagner has five show ribbons, a blanket of roses, a championship jacket, two plaques and a large trophy she struggles to lift.
Payments for plant don’t begin until March 2003
August 8, 2001
Baldwin City won’t have to begin payments for its wastewater treatment plant bond issue for almost two years.
Board approves school bond vote
August 8, 2001
Baldwin City school patrons will be asked in November to approve a $7.89 million bond issue to build and equip a new elementary school and provide renovations and additions to the district’s existing junior high and grade schools.
The Vinland Fair’s helping hands
August 8, 2001
Gerald and Jean Moore spend much of the year working toward three days in August. The Baldwin City couple are responsible for much of the behind-the-scenes work that makes the Vinland Fair, which runs Thursday through Saturday, a success every year. “It’s really a year round thing, all the work you do,” Gerald Moore said. “It’s impossible to say all that you do.” Gerald Moore has been working at the Vinland Fair since 1955.
County fair a hit in the heat
August 8, 2001
The livestock are gone, the 4-H projects have been taken home, the commercial exhibitors packed up and left and the crowds have dispersed.