Archive for Wednesday, March 19, 2003

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Baldwin affected by talk of war
March 19, 2003
Letters to the editor
March 19, 2003
BHS spring sports schedule
March 19, 2003
Youth wrestlers place at tournament
March 19, 2003
Eleven Baldwin youth wrestlers placed at the Sub-District tournament at Bonner Springs High School Saturday and qualified for this weekend’s District Championships. The top four placers at Districts will qualify for the Kids State Wrestling Tournament to be held at the Topeka Expocenter on March 28-29.
Baker student finalist for scholarship
March 19, 2003
The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics has named Baker student Sarah Payne, a senior from Topeka, as one of the 10 finalists in the NAIA Division for the 10th annual NACDA Directors’ Cup Postgraduate Scholarship Award.
Baldwin city lake to see cleanup
March 19, 2003
Baldwin’s city lake will be seeing some needed improvements during the next few years. Katie Skinner, a member of the Friends of the Baldwin City Recreation Commission, told the Baldwin City Council Monday the local organization would like to make the lake southeast of town cleaner and more accessible and usable to the community.
Olson makes first appearance in court
March 19, 2003
A former Baldwin State Bank employee charged with two counts of felony theft made her first appearance in court Friday.
Theft occurs at Heritage Tractor
March 19, 2003
More than $21,000 worth of machinery and equipment was stolen from Heritage Tractor last week.
Talk of war hits home
Baldwin residents look for ways to support military
March 19, 2003
With war in Iraq looming, many Baldwin City residents have personal ties with loved ones involved overseas and many other locals are compelled to do what they can to help out. At least three recent Baldwin High School graduates — John Bones, David Dunbar and Cody Fordemwalt — are in the Army and a fourth BHS and Baker University graduate, Dan DeSpain, recently began basic training with the Marines.
One on one with Benjamin Franklin
March 19, 2003
Benjamin Franklin visited the fifth grades at Baldwin Elementary School last week and it wasn’t on a hundred dollar bill. The famous inventor and public servant, portrayed by John Walburn, told the students Thursday about some of Benjamin Franklin’s inventions and discoveries, including the well-known experiment involving a kite , a key and a storm. Walburn also shared with the students how people used to make soap and pop popcorn when Franklin was living. The presentation, “A Talk with Benjamin Franklin,” was sponsored by the Character Development Advocacy of Douglas County’s Project Integrity. Its goal is to show how integrity was important to Franklin’s accomplishments in science and public service.
Local political races need attention, too
March 19, 2003
Baldwin in brief
March 19, 2003
Deaths
March 19, 2003