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Column: Bulldogs earn several medals at state
June 1, 2006
As I avoided getting too much of a sunburn Saturday in Wichita, I was busy making my way around Cessna Stadium to watch the Baldwin High School track teams earn many state medals.
City checks in on SLT stance
June 1, 2006
As other governing bodies around the area do the same, the City of Baldwin City has registered its opinion on the controversial South Lawrence Trafficway that has been stalled south of Lawrence for decades.
Schild comes out of Africa
June 1, 2006
Leaving something after two years of service is difficult, especially when that service includes raising enough money to build a well for a small African village.
Memorable Memorial Day
June 1, 2006
One of Baldwin City’s best traditions played out Monday morning, just ahead of some sorely needed rain. The American Legion Post conducted its annual Memorial Day service.
It’s time for Thomas to call again
June 1, 2006
For the fifth consecutive year, Thomas the Tank Engine will be taking over Midland Railway in Baldwin City, as Friday marks the first day of two fun-filled weekends. Day Out With Thomas 2006: Come Ride the Rails Tour is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday and will return June 9, 10, 11.
Battle of Black celebration is set to unfold
June 1, 2006
All the preparation and the talk is over. Now it’s time for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack, which will take place Friday and Saturday just east of Baldwin City. Friends of the Battle of Black Jack board have been working for years for this day, June 2, 2006, which falls 150 years after the battle, which was on June 2, 1856. It was the first armed skirmish between anti- and pro-slavery forces and eventually led to the Civil War. “We’re as ready as we can be,” said Brenda Day, a member of the Friends of the Black Jack board of directors. “It should be quite a celebration.”
Boys’ title decided by final race
June 1, 2006
WICHITA — With a win and a little bit of help in the 1,600-meter relay, the Baldwin High School boys’ track would have won the Class 4A state title here Saturday.
Gold quest ends at two
June 1, 2006
WICHITA — Baldwin High School sophomore Heather Garcia nearly won a team trophy by herself at the state track meet here Saturday. Garcia scored 28 points individually and anchored the 1,600-relay, which was the only other event the Bulldogs scored points in. Garcia brought home two gold medals and one silver medal in her distance races.
Mildred L. Penny
June 1, 2006
Margaret Penny
June 1, 2006
Clarice Dillon
June 1, 2006
Baldwin briefs
June 1, 2006
If you didn’t know, firefighting fixes in place
June 1, 2006
There’s some May sadness, too
June 1, 2006