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Council talks bricks
July 3, 2001
The price of the first 50,000 Sixth Street bricks has decreased from $1 a brick to 35 cents.
Sports line
July 3, 2001
Sports camps beginning soon
Douglas County Spring Sheep Show reveals winners
July 3, 2001
It was a picture perfect day for the 54 4-H and FFA youth to exhibit their sheep projects at the Douglas County Spring Sheep Show on June 2.
Hornets win, lose close games.
July 3, 2001
Baldwin’s Hornets 15-16 baseball teams split close games last week, beating the Lawrence Twins 9-7, falling 10-9 to the Lawrence Royals in 11 innings and topping the Lawrence Devil Rays 11-10 with a rally in the last inning. Baldwin is 6-1 in Holcomb league play.
Skyhawks take second
July 3, 2001
The Baldwin Skyhawks came home with their best finish of the summer, taking second place in the Emporia Sunflower Showdown Tournament over the weekend.
Bombers pick up victories
July 3, 2001
With just one out in the bottom of the sixth inning and Lawrence Met runners on first and second, the Baldwin Bombers needed a big play to preserve their slim two-run lead.
Athletic club facts will be available
July 3, 2001
Wednesday’s Fourth of July community-wide celebration will have yet another added attraction the first real look at George McCrary’s much-anticipated Baldwin Athletic Club.
Browne attends KU forum
July 3, 2001
The first Kansas Youth Leadership Forum for High School Students with Disabilities took place June 19-23 at the University of Kansas when 33 Kansas high school juniors and seniors with disabilities explored leadership, career options, disability rights and new assistive technology.
Baldwin residents able to ride Midland train for reduced price
July 3, 2001
Baldwin City residents will have a extra opportunity to enjoy Midland Railway this weekend.
Baldwin home to online cancer support group
July 3, 2001
It was Valentine’s Day of last year when Baldwin City resident Robert Stewart found out his wife, Rosemarie, had been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Top honors for Bulldog cheerleaders
Baldwin is top team at NCA camp
July 3, 2001
Baldwin City was well represented last week at the National Cheerleaders Association camp at Baker University.
The Ballad of Black Jack’ to return to stage
July 3, 2001
After a 15-year absence, “The Ballad of Black Jack” will return to this year’s Maple Leaf Festival October 19, 20 and 21, due in part to the determination of community leader, Ruth Payne, Baldwin City.
Jardons say thank you
July 3, 2001
Celebrations vital for close communities
July 3, 2001
Baldwin in brief
July 3, 2001
Flag holder effort is set for veterans
July 3, 2001
All of the graves of American veterans buried in Baldwin City area cemeteries will soon be marked with flag holders.
But, let’s be careful out there
July 3, 2001
Shooting off Roman candles, missiles and firecrackers in the driveway or the backyard are generally thought of as fun traditions around the Fourth of July.
Fun-filled Fourth set to unfold
July 3, 2001
Stars and stripes, along with fireworks, food, music, games and even synchronized swimming, will be a part of Wednesday’s Fourth of July festivities. There will be events all day for Fourth of July fanatics, leading up to the big fireworks display that begins at dusk at the Baldwin High School. Independence Day will be apparent early Wednesday morning by the amount of red, white and blue in yards around town. Krystal Williams, broker at Hedges Real Estate, said 16 volunteers will be placing 1,200 American flags around Baldwin City, with one flag in every yard, beginning at 5:30 a.m. “We’re going to put them out all over the city,” Williams said. “It’s patriotic and it’s just our way of showing our appreciation to Baldwin.”
Best, worst of Baldwin City
July 3, 2001
We’ve witnessed the best and worst of small-town living in Baldwin City this past month. Thankfully, the best has far outweighed the worst. What was best? Easily, that’s “Annie.” The Baldwin City Theatre’s production of the classic musical captivated the town. Julie Miller as “Annie” and Knute Pittenger as “Daddy Warbucks” stole the show. But, that’s the way it’s written and that’s the way it’s supposed to happen. It did.
Van reported stolen in Baldwin
July 3, 2001
A van was stolen last week from in front of The Lodge in Baldwin City.
Browns take home weekly yard honors
July 3, 2001
This unique home at 403 Chapel Street is painted soft yellow with navy shutters.