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Thomas thrills tots again
July 14, 2005
Thomas the Tank Engine celebrated another popular weekend in Baldwin City as nearly 8,500 people rode the train and enjoyed the various activities at the depot. The Day Out With Thomas 2005: The Celebration Tour kept the Midland Railway busy Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tim DeMott, event supervisor, said the first weekend of the event was a success. “It went awesome,” DeMott said. “We had a great time. The kids all enjoyed themselves, and we had a steady crowd all weekend.” All three days Thomas was in town, the sun was shining, which made for a very enjoyable weekend, DeMott said. “We had beautiful weather for it,” DeMott said. “It was a little warm, but it cooperated real nice. There was a slight breeze the whole time. It made it real comfortable for people.”
NHS assists Shcild in well funding
July 14, 2005
The Baldwin High School National Honor Society still continues their organization’s duties even when school is not in session. And as the weather begins to heat up, so is the fundraising campaign that NHS began last school year.
Police News
July 14, 2005
Two 13-year-old Baldwin boys were taken into custody Monday after they were found driving a golf court in the 900 block of Lincoln. The golf cart belonged to Baker University.
Letter to the Editor
July 14, 2005
Baker promotions are announced
July 14, 2005
Baker University President Daniel M. Lambert has announced the promotion of four administrators.
Tree planted in honor of Gish
July 14, 2005
Family and friends of Lowell Gish gathered to plant a white oak tree in his honor on the Baker University campus Sunday. Gish was a teacher at Baker University for 32 years and also served as Chairman of the Education Dept.
Death
July 14, 2005
Baldwin Briefs
July 14, 2005
KDOT unveils plan at Baldwin meeting
July 14, 2005
Landowners got a glimpse of the state’s finalized plans Thursday to expand U.S. Highway 59 to four lanes from Lawrence to Ottawa.
Art walk to be about community
July 14, 2005
Once again, it’s community time for the Baldwin Arts Council’s monthly Art Walk. Friday’s version will again have two July mainstays — an ice cream social and the community band. Of course, there will be plenty of art on display downtown, too, when Art Walk starts at 7 p.m.
Mobile home parks still a council issue
July 14, 2005
Mobile home parks were again a hot topic at Monday’s Baldwin City Council meeting, but building permit costs created just as much steam. There was no action taken on either topic.
Baker selects five for Athletic Hall of Fame
July 14, 2005
Baker University has selected five former sports standouts to be inducted this fall into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Column: Extra innings, free hat improve game
July 14, 2005
After attending a Kansas City Royals game Sunday, I have to admit that it wasn’t as bad as I had imagined, even though they did lose.
Martin, Wegner hired as BHS coaches
July 14, 2005
Two head coaching positions at Baldwin High School were filled Monday night at the school board meeting by BHS teacher Bob Martin and Marion Springs Elementary School Principal Gus Wegner.
Just a few rants
July 14, 2005
School board eyes funding numbers
July 14, 2005
A resolution to raise the mill levy, a 25-cent meal price increase and next year’s budget were the major topics at Monday’s Baldwin School Board meeting.