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City council says no to beer garden plan
June 8, 2006
There won’t be a beer garden for the upcoming Planes, Trains and Automobiles event June 17 in Baldwin City.
Column: Summer offers television variety
June 8, 2006
Well summer is here, high school sports are over and now I struggle to find anything good to watch at home. The summer always brings reruns on televisions shows, not that I watch any of them regularly. I am never home enough to catch a show every week with my busy schedule.
Rain delay detours BHS golf team
June 8, 2006
The Baldwin High School golf team ended its season with a disappointing state meet. On May 22, the Bulldogs traveled to Wellington for the Class 4A state tournament. After a long, dreary day, they returned home with a 12th-place finish.
Kansas Hall of Fame inducts Richard
June 8, 2006
Former Baker University football coach Charlie Richard, who compiled a 123-28-1 record from 1980 to 1994, was inducted posthumously into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday at John Q. Hammons Plaza in Wichita.
All-Frontier League champs
June 8, 2006
Baldwin High School once again sits atop the final Frontier League sports standings. For the second time in three years, the Bulldogs have won the all-league sports standings. BHS scored 121 points as it held off Paola (117), Ottawa (116) and Eudora (113).
Motorcyclist succumbs to injuries
June 8, 2006
Gary Freitas, the motorcyclist severely injured in a May 21 accident in Baldwin City, died Friday at the Kansas University Medical Center as a result of those injuries. He was 66.
Downtown project is put on hold
June 8, 2006
For those concerned about the downtown street enhancement project disrupting plans for this summer and the Maple Leaf Festival, relax. It’s not going to happen … this year.
Thomas thrills again
June 8, 2006
Parents and children visit Thomas the Tank Engine every year for various reasons. Some of those are stranger than others. Two years ago Jackson Milford was brought to see Thomas for the first time as payment for an important life lesson “His reward for potty training was a ride on a real train,” Bruce Milford, Jackson’s father, said. “It worked and he understands it all now.” Jackson, who is now 3-and-a-half-years old, has seen Thomas the Tank Engine for three straight years now and he enjoys every minute of his experience. “He lives for it,” Bruce said. “We’ve got an addict here. We have all of the stuff, like the videos, toys and clothes.”
Chief details BCPD training
June 8, 2006
Although there was no discussion about a memo from Police Chief Mike McKenna regarding officer training at Monday night’s Baldwin City Council meeting, it was made clear that all officers have proper training.
Visitors flock to Battle of Black Jack celebration
June 8, 2006
By all accounts, the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack Friday was a huge success. The crowds came and the celebration went without a hitch.
Record-setting season
June 8, 2006
Baldwin High School sophomore Heather Garcia and junior Aaron Mills are trying their best to rewrite the school track records.
After celebration, battlefield efforts move to next level
June 8, 2006
By Ron Knox Theworldco.info When people now walk into the cool silence of the towering maple grove, all of the historical gunfire and violence of the Black Jack Battlefield has washed away.
Visitors flock to 150th Battle of Black Jack celebration
June 8, 2006
By all accounts, the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack Friday was a huge success. The crowds came and the celebration went without a hitch.
Gary Raymond Freitas
June 8, 2006
Baldwin Briefs
June 8, 2006
Wild weekend welds itself together
June 8, 2006
Area’s history comes alive with Black Jack
June 8, 2006
Letter to the editor
June 8, 2006