Archive for Thursday, July 15, 2004

Also from July 15

All stories

Council discusses new ball diamonds
July 15, 2004
The Baldwin City Council seems to agree new baseball and softball fields will be needed soon, but the disagreement lies with who should be responsible for building and paying for them.
Baldwin Thunder continues to roll
July 15, 2004
The Kansas City Royals may be a disappointment this year, but thankfully there is another home team to root for. And unlike the Royals, they are very much in contention.
Brown ready for Olympic trials
July 15, 2004
Keep an eye out for Baldwin City’s Eric Brown during the Olympic trials. It’s hard to say when the javelin competition might be shown, but he throws Thursday and he’s ready.
Antique bikes, carriage rides, music part of Friday Art Walk
July 15, 2004
Art might be the main attraction, but there is definitely more to see Friday than just art. The second Baldwin Community Arts Council Art Walk of the season will be downtown from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and will feature not only art work from local artists, but music, carriage rides and bicycles as well.
Habitat house nearly finished
July 15, 2004
The walls are in place, the roof is on and the hours of sweat and volunteer labor are almost over. Baldwin’s first ever Habitat for Humanity house is nearing completion, and a dedication, complete with a tour of the new house, is tentatively planned for Aug. 21.
Preparing for Thomas
Hours of prep work needed to bring children’s event to Midland Railway
July 15, 2004
It takes an entire year to plan and organize, but Tim DeMott believes the hours of work are worth the effort as long as families have fun at the Day Out With Thomas event. “We’re doing this for the kids,” DeMott, event supervisor, said. Midland Railway is sponsoring Day Out With Thomas the next two weekends. The event, in its third year, is for children ages 2 to 6 years old. It features 25-minute train rides throughout the day with Thomas the Tank Engine, a full-size, 17-ton, 25-foot-long replica of the popular children’s book and public television show character, leading the excursions.
Students will pay more for school meals
July 15, 2004
Changes for the Baldwin School District food service program will mean increased meal prices for patrons, cut backs in staffing and a new plan for serving to avoid the $100,000-plus shortfall that occurred in the program a year ago.
BHS soccer has foot in door
July 15, 2004
There just could be another sport make its way to the varsity level at Baldwin High School. The Baldwin School Board will probably decide the fate of soccer at BHS at the August meeting.
Parking becomes more restricted in subdivisions
July 15, 2004
Parking will now be a little more scarce in Baldwin’s newer subdivisions.
Sports line
July 15, 2004
Bulldawgs cap season
July 15, 2004
The Bulldawgs Baseball Club’s 11-Under AA-Tournament Team wrapped up its first season with a doubleheader victory Wednesday night, coming from behind to clip the Olathe Hawks 11-9, then crushing the Gardner Royals 21-6 in the nightcap at Olathe’s Prairie Center Park ballfields.
Letter to the editor
July 15, 2004
Baldwin in brief
July 15, 2004
Deaths
July 15, 2004