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City employee questions manual revision; stopped by council member
May 6, 2004
Discussion over a revised personnel manual got a little heated after a city employee’s questions about the manual were abruptly stopped at the Baldwin City Council meeting Monday.
Baldwin in brief
May 6, 2004
Day camps to provide Baldwin youth educational activities
May 6, 2004
Some Baldwin children will have a chance to discover down under, explore space and travel back in time — all in one summer. The Baldwin City Recreation Commission is offering its third Summer of Discovery day camp this summer.
Grant allows BCPD to distribute gun locks
May 6, 2004
Police Chief Mike McKenna is hoping community members will take advantage of the police department’s newest grant to make their families safer. The Baldwin City Police Department is currently distributing free gun locks as part of Project Child Safe to anyone who requests them.
Concerns of taxes, safety raised about Baldwin business park
May 6, 2004
Albert Johnston has concerns about Baldwin’s proposed business park, one of which is increased taxes. “I think taxes are already high,” he said. “I think we’re trying to stack too many projects on the shoulders of the taxpayers already.”
Cuts in district faculty, administrative costs discussed
Board doesn’t take action on possible third-level cuts
May 6, 2004
Baldwin School Board Member Scott Lauridsen believes it’s at the point where the school board has to make some tough decisions about the district’s budget, including administrative costs and cuts in faculty.
Roadside chat
May 6, 2004
The weather has gone from wet and chilly over the weekend to spring-like at the beginning of the week to near 90s the past couple of days. But the warming weather has brought people outdoors, whether it’s to garden, work in the yard or just talk.
Just trying to get caught up a little
May 6, 2004
Baker sports roundup
May 6, 2004
BHS boys track has busy week
May 6, 2004
The Baldwin High School boys track team had a busy schedule last week. On Tuesday, the team competed in the always competitive Cardinal Relays at Eudora. The Bulldogs placed third with 95 points, just behind home team Eudora, 125, and Tonganoxie, 106, taking first and second place, respectively.
BHS softball splits with Anderson County
May 6, 2004
It was a slow start for the Baldwin High School softball team Thursday, as the Bulldogs lost the first game 6-0 of a doubleheader against Anderson County. The Bulldogs could only produce three hits, compared to Anderson County’s 13. They also had two errors and could only keep Anderson County from scoring in two innings.
Bulldog baseball snags wins
May 6, 2004
The Baldwin High School baseball team fell short to the Louisburg Wildcats, but swept Anderson County last week. On April 27, BHS traveled to Louisburg where the Bulldogs dropped both games, the first 11-1 and the second 7-5. “The first game was closer than the score,” said coach Brian Ash. “We were down 5-1 going into the bottom of the sixth.”
BHS girls track wins three meets
May 6, 2004
The Baldwin High School girls track team came away with three team titles during a heavy slate of action last week. The Bulldogs traveled to Eudora on April 27. There were eight teams competing at the meet. Baldwin placed first with 164.5 points, Eudora came in second with 138 and Tonganoxie third with 103.5.
Stansberry has Boston Marathon experience
May 6, 2004
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor Long-time long-distance runner Glen Stansberry took a trip to his sport’s mecca — the Boston Marathon — and it’s something he’ll never forget after all those thousands of miles of running that led up to it. “No, I’ll never forget it,” said Stansberry, a 2002 graduate of Baldwin High School who is now a sophomore at the University of Kansas. “Yes, it was really sweet.”
Deaths
May 6, 2004