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New shop focuses on home decor
August 5, 2004
Lori Markley believes Baldwin’s newest home decor store will have something to suit almost everyone’s decorating styles, in part because of the owners’ differing decorating tastes.
New criminal offenses added to public code to benefit Baldwin
August 5, 2004
New criminal offenses recently added to Baldwin’s public offense code will benefit the town in the long run, according to Police Chief Mike McKenna.
Letter to the editor
August 5, 2004
Baldwin in brief
August 5, 2004
Awesome fair’
Annual fair attracts quality exhibits
August 5, 2004
Kaitlyn Christie sat on her tack box in the livestock barn sorting through a deck of cards, her 1,338-pound steer, Ed, sleeping in the stall across from her. The 9-year-old Palmyra 4-H’er was taking it easy knowing she would be plenty busy the following day during the beef show at the Douglas County Free Fair. Not only did Kaitlyn know she would have to spend all of Friday morning washing, grooming and readying Ed for the show, but she would have to prepare herself for the competition as well.
Baldwin fire department sends out call for help
August 5, 2004
For the first time ever, Baldwin Fire Chief Allen Craig is thinking he’ll have to advertise for firefighters. And, he’s looking for several of a specific kind — those that respond during daytime hours.
New power plant operational
Weather, additions cause slight delays
August 5, 2004
It was just a little late, and also a little over budget, but the power plant is finished.
Mill levy decreases; SRO position not in budget
August 5, 2004
Baldwin will again have a lower mill levy for 2005, but also once again the Baldwin schools will start the year without a school resource officer.
Holland easily wins Democratic House primary
August 5, 2004
It was an easy win for 10th District House of Representative incumbent Tom Holland and a solid win for 3rd District Senate candidates Roger Pine and Jan Justice in Tuesday’s primary elections.
Brown busy with volleyball appearances
August 5, 2004
Baldwin City’s Emily Brown had a busy July both at the national and state level in volleyball competition. Brown, who graduated from Baldwin High School in the spring, will play volleyball at the University of Kansas in the fall.
Wright wins Baldwin Open golf tourney
August 5, 2004
With a 3-under-par 67, Baldwin City’s Jake Wright captured the championship flight of the 54th Baldwin Open Sunday. Wright’s 67 edged Scott Lauridsen, the two-time defending champ, who was two strokes back at 69. Tom Dillon finished third with a 2-over-par 72.
Brown wins international javelin competition
August 5, 2004
In his first-ever international competition, Baldwin City’s Eric Brown won the javelin competition at the North America Central America Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Track and Field Championships in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Friday through Sunday.
BHS football camp a success
August 5, 2004
By Ben Knoll Signal Sports Writer Over the last few years, the Baldwin High School football team has built a tradition of winning that has been noticed around the Frontier League. Some of this success can be attributed to great athletes and superior coaching. But must of it is simply due to old-fashioned hard work.
Victory sweetens Mason’s Shrine Bowl
August 5, 2004
A few halftime tweaks by the East helped the squad come back from a deficit to top the West 29-12 in the 31st Shrine Bowl Game Saturday in Emporia and helped top a worthwhile experience for Baldwin’s Micah Mason. Mason, a spring graduate of Baldwin High School who will begin his college career this month with Baker University, played defensive end in the game and contributed seven tackles, two of them solo. The East’s comeback victory capped a full week-plus of high-level football for Mason.
Summertime was here … for awhile
August 5, 2004