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Column: ESPYs are an awards show oasis
July 20, 2006
Every year, you hear about plenty of award shows for movies, music and television, but only hear of one sports award show. Each spring, the Grammys, Oscars and Emmys are handed out. The television stations love talking about them all before, during and well after. Frankly, they are all pretty boring.
Weaver’s camp teaches with fun
July 20, 2006
Approximately 50 Baldwin City children are beating the summer heat by sharing laughs with Baker University men’s basketball coach Rick Weaver. The annual basketball camp began Monday at Baker’s Collins Center and will finish Friday at noon. The children are learning basketball skills while enjoying themselves.
City’s generators are cranking, saving money
July 20, 2006
It’s hot. Temperatures are hovering around the 100 degree mark and the heat index is even worse. That means electrical use is way up, but Baldwin City has the advantage over most cities with the ability to generate its own power.
Art Walk to return on Friday
July 20, 2006
Art Walk will make its return Friday with the tried-and-true ice cream social and performance by the community band in addition to artists on display.
Speed limits to change on Sixth St.
July 20, 2006
Although the majority of the Sixth Street 20 mph zone was raised to 30 mph at the Baldwin City Council meeting Monday night, a four-block area east of Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center will remain at 20 mph.
Long takes Baker’s reins
July 20, 2006
Baker University President Patricia Long has made the college her home, but not quite Baldwin City. Long took over the university July 1, after Dan Lambert retired after 19 years at the helm. During her first two weeks on the job, Long has been commuting from Kansas City because the Collins House isn’t quite ready for Long and her husband, Dennis, to move in. “We are just doing some repainting and touching up in the house,” said Gary Walbridge, director of the physical plant. “We are trying to get it done as quickly as possible. We are hoping to be done in a week or two.” Despite the delay, Long expects to be moved in shortly. “We are hoping to be in the house permanently by the first of August,” Long said. “I am still commuting right now.”
No coach, no worries
July 20, 2006
Even without a coach for the fall season, many Baldwin High School volleyball players are taking part in a summer camp this week. Former BHS coach Jill Brown and her daughter, Emily Brown, a 2004 BHS graduate, stepped up to host a camp for the Bulldogs.
Letter to the Editor
July 20, 2006
Police are kept busy
July 20, 2006
Baldwin City police had a busy week, responding to various calls, making a few alcohol-related arrests and even investigating an explosion.
Doris Clara Hopkins
July 20, 2006
Baldwin Briefs
July 20, 2006