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BJHS chalks up wins
September 10, 2003
On Thursday, the Baldwin Junior High School football teams participated in the first games of the season. The games, held at home against Wheatridge, were a huge success. The seventh graders won 28-0 and the eighth grade had a victory of 50-0.
BHS tennis team finishes second
September 10, 2003
After three weeks of practice, the Baldwin High School tennis team finaly got a chance to showcase its talent Thursday. The varsity squad traveled to the Topeka Seaman Invitational, where the Bulldogs took second place with 23 points, just four points behind first place Shawnee Heights.
BHS Invitational is Saturday
September 10, 2003
The best chance to see the Baldwin High School volleyball team, which advanced to the Class 4A State Tournament a year ago, presents itself Saturday at the annual Baldwin Invitational.
BHS blasts past Dogs in opener
September 10, 2003
As 40-6 victories go, Baldwin High School’s football-season opening win Friday over Anderson County by that count wasn’t overly pretty. But, it’s hard to complain about a win, no matter what.
Letter to the editor
September 10, 2003
Baldwin police officer avoids U.S. 59 head-on
September 10, 2003
Baldwin Police Officer Chuck Hensley was able to avoid a potentially deadly head-on collision Friday afternoon while responding to a hold-up call while returning to town on U.S. Highway 59. But, it was costly.
Stop signs installed at 11th and Elm
September 10, 2003
There’s a new four-way stop at the intersection of 11th and Elm streets after the signs were installed Thursday in an effort to make it safer for children heading to the new Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center.
Book isn’t banned … yet
September 10, 2003
If Supt. James White has anything to do with it, the book “We All Fall Down” by Robert Cormier won’t be used as part of freshman orientation class at Baldwin High School anymore. If School Board Member Stacy Cohen has anything to do with it, the book will be used and she’s not pleased with the policy that allowed White to basically “ban” the book Monday after two parents complained.
Now headed ‘somewhere’
September 10, 2003
Belinda K. Williamson and Timothy A. DeMott where joined in holy matrimony Sunday at Nowhere, Kan., the Rev. Tom Decker, uncle of the groom, officiating. Wait a minute, now, where’s that again? Nowhere, that’s where. Where’s Nowhere? Nowhere, that’s where. Sounds like an Abott and Costello routine. Why would anyone get married at Nowhere, the whimsical stop along the Midland Railway’s round-trip voyage to Norwood and back to Baldwin? “If you start out nowhere, you can only go somewhere,” said DeMott, a long-time Baldwin resident and Midland regular prior to Sunday’s nuptials.