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Letters to the editor
October 22, 2003
Volunteers keep festival going
October 22, 2003
Jennifer Hayes believes the Maple Leaf Festival wouldn’t be what it is without the numerous volunteers that work each year. “Literally hundreds of people donate their time to help the festival be a success,” Hayes, festival committee president, said. “A lot of community groups pitch in and help.”
Improvements made to Maple Leaf Festival
October 22, 2003
Those who attend the Maple Leaf Festival each year can expect to see some of the same things like the parade, the carnival and several food and craft booths. But also each year, changes are made — some obvious and others not so apparent — in an effort to improve the fall festival.
Council against sales tax increase for entire county
October 22, 2003
The Baldwin City Council isn’t in agreement with the Baldwin Board of Education when it comes to supporting a half-cent sales tax increase to boost public school funding.
A weekend behind the mic
Duo takes over emcee job at festival
October 22, 2003
It was a successful changing of the Maple Leaf Festival guard. The tag-team duo of Knute Pittenger and Bill Gray effectively replaced long-time festival emcee Ron Nelson, but they were left amazed by what he had done.
A crowd pleaser
Weather contributes to successful festival
October 22, 2003
Even though temperatures were in the 80s this past weekend, Angela Juno attended this year’s Maple Leaf Festival thinking about Christmas. “I went to the festival knowing I could get Christmas gifts,” she said, “but I had no idea what to get.” But it didn’t take long for Juno, who attended her first Maple Leaf Festival ever Saturday, to find several gifts for friends and family members. “I got at least a fourth of my Christmas shopping done,” she said. Juno said the festival was worth the trip from Topeka.
Baldwin in brief
October 22, 2003
City to have open house for new treatment plant
October 22, 2003
Those wanting to know a little more about Baldwin’s new $3.3 million wastewater treatment plant will soon have a chance to have all of their questions answered.
Baker sports roundup
October 22, 2003
BHS boys hold off Gardner to win crown
October 22, 2003
It was a tough test for the Baldwin High School boys cross country team Thursday at Rim Rock Farm where the Frontier League Cross Country Championships were held. The Bulldogs, with 40 points, edged out Class 5A Gardner-Edgerton, 48,y eight points.
BHS volleyball wins first league title in years
October 22, 2003
The Baldwin High School volleyball team had one final tune up Oct. 14 to get ready for sub-state. Yet the team looked at the quad at Anderson County as anything but that. BHS had the chance to win its first Frontier League title in recent memory. Although the road may have been a little rocky, BHS won all three matches and finished a perfect 9-0 in league play, capturing the league crown.
BHS girls win seventh league cross country title
October 22, 2003
The Baldwin High School girls cross country team almost did the impossible. Winning its seventh league title in a row, the girls put on an outstanding showing at the Frontier League meet Thursday. Baldwin scored a 19, just four points higher than a “perfect” score of 15.
Baker beats Culver-Stockton 28-19
October 22, 2003
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor With two weeks to prepare, the Baker University Wildcats had good plans all around and worked them to perfection in a 28-19 win over Culver-Stockton Saturday night in Liston Stadium.
Bulldogs rout Santa Fe Trail
October 22, 2003
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor In a word, it was a shellacking. That’s what the Baldwin High School Bulldogs did to the Santa Fe Trail Chargers Friday night in the first round of district play. Try 62-13. That’s how ugly it was.