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Dousing the flame
June 9, 2005
A century’s worth of fire fighting experience retired Sunday, with three members of the Baldwin City Volunteer Fire Department hanging up their gear. Charlie Stephens had been a volunteer the longest at 44 years. Larry Francq wasn’t too far behind with 36 years. Alba Andrews, the youngest of the bunch, had put in 24 years. Together, they’d seen a lot of Baldwin fire-fighting history in those 104 years. Sunday they were honored with a retirement get-together.
BHS track records broken in 2005
June 9, 2005
The Baldwin High School track teams combined to set nine school records during the 2005 season.
Three wrestlers win gold at state tournament
June 9, 2005
Five Baldwin City wrestlers competed in the Kansas State Freestyle/Greco-Roman Championships in Junction City Saturday with three of them taking home gold.
Death
June 9, 2005
Firemen answered the call
June 9, 2005
Shhhhhhhh. I’m busy stalking kittens
June 9, 2005
Toot resigns as BHS head coach
June 9, 2005
Baldwin High School girls’ basketball coach Eric Toot resigned as head coach last week to accept the assistant women’s basketball coaching job at Baker University.
Almost 300 sign up for summer reading
June 9, 2005
Children and parents flocked into the Baldwin City Public Library June 1 to start checking out books for the annual summer reading program.
Court’s decision good for Baldwin schools
June 9, 2005
Last week’s decision by the Kansas Supreme Court to force the Legislature to increase school funding by $285 million brought great news to members of the Baldwin School District.
Mobile home parks aren’t up to zoning
June 9, 2005
All four mobile home parks in Baldwin City do not meet requirements outlined in city ordinances for various items, including setback distances for city right of ways. In fact, only one of the three is even zoned properly as a mobile home park.
High Street plans OK’d by city
June 9, 2005
Baldwin City Council members received the first real look at all the costs associated with two High Street projects that were recently awarded grants totaling $2.254 million at Monday’s meeting.
Baldwin Briefs
June 9, 2005