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Council approves ballfield money
March 9, 2006
Long-discussed new baseball and softball fields near Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center took another step closer to reality Monday when the Baldwin City Council approved a $75,000 payment to get the joint effort started.
Dorathy looking for new challenge
March 9, 2006
Looking for a new challenge, Paul Dorathy, Southern Lyon County superintendent, came to Baldwin City last Thursday for an interview for the superintendent job opening in the Baldwin School District.
Aldridge familiar with Baldwin district
March 9, 2006
Even before her visit to Baldwin City to interview for the superintendent job opening last Wednesday, candidate Linda Aldridge was familiar with the Baldwin School District and the town.
Adams unites schools; searches for other jobs
March 9, 2006
After uniting two high schools, Steve Adams, superintendent of Highland and Midway districts, is looking at different job opportunities before making a long-term commitment to his district.
BJHS basket auction set for Wednesday
March 9, 2006
Wednesday will be a busy night for Baldwin Junior High School as it will be hosting a musical, book fair, art display and its annual basket auction.
Long to lead Baker
March 9, 2006
Baker University found its replacement for President Dan Lambert, as it announced its next leader at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Patricia Long, a vice chancellor at University of Missouri-Kansas City, was chosen as the next president at Baker. “I am honored, humbled and blessed to be standing here and say that I will be the 28th president of this great university,” Long said.
BHS boys end season in semifinal round
March 9, 2006
Despite a much improved record and a top-tier Frontier League finish, the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team’s season ended with a disappointment in sub-state Friday. The Bulldogs (15-7) were beaten by Santa Fe Trail (11-11) in the sub-state semifinal 62-50 in Baldwin City. The Bulldogs were the No. 1 seed in the tournament, while SFT was the No. 4 seed.
Posny misses schools, children
March 9, 2006
After working for the Kansas State Department of Education for more than six years, Alexa Posny wants to get back into the school buildings, so she applied for the superintendent job opening with the Baldwin School District.
Column: Winter sports over; it’s time for spring
March 9, 2006
Well, the winter sports season has officially ended in Baldwin City, and though I will miss a few things, I am ready to get outside, enjoy the spring weather and watch the spring sports.
Sub-state deja vu for BHS girls
March 9, 2006
Saturday night’s Class 4A sub-state championship had that eerie feeling of dejvu for the Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team. Last year, the Bulldogs beat Spring Hill in the semifinal round 46-40 before being crushed 57-29 by Iola in the championship.
Murder suspect caught
March 9, 2006
A return to Kansas for murder suspect Hinndley Espinales, 25, Gardner is expected this week after he agreed to extradition from Oklahoma where he had been arrested after a fatal shooting in Baldwin City Saturday.
School board introduces candidate choices
March 9, 2006
The Baldwin School Board met wtih four additional candidates in the past week for its superintendent opening. Those candidates’ profiles can be found in this week’s news section.
Letter to the Editor
March 9, 2006
Baldwin Briefs
March 9, 2006