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Dollar Store stop turns costly
November 30, 2006
Generally speaking, this stop at the store will cost more than a dollar. Herbert Edwin “Teddy” Neale, 77, Overland Park, ran his Jaguar through the front of the Dollar General Store on U.S. Highway 56 at around noon Tuesday. Neither Neale nor customers or employees at the store were injured. Neale, who came to Baldwin City to visit and get his laundry done, was actually going to the pharmacy next door when the accident occurred. “I’m diabetic. I put my foot down,” said Neale. “It just shot forward on me. I couldn’t do anything about it.
Column: Wolverines or Trojans, who deserves shot?
November 30, 2006
For everyone outside of the Southern California area that cheered for the Texas Longhorns last January, you better get ready to root for Ohio State, thanks to three stupid letters.
Reigning champs struggling in new year
November 30, 2006
A less-than-average fall sports season has left Baldwin High School 11 points behind first-place Eudora in the All-Frontier League sports standings. The Bulldogs sit in a tie for fourth-place with De Soto right now with 33 points. Eudora leads with 44, while Paola (42) and Gardner-Edgerton (40) are second and third, respectively.
Postseason awards come in for BHS football team
November 30, 2006
Although the Bulldogs’ season ended one month ago, individual accolades have been released for the Frontier League football teams. Baldwin High School received one first-team player and five second-teamers for the 2006 season.
Bulldogs to reunite with Cooper
November 30, 2006
Baldwin High School boys’ basketball players are trying to ignore the match up, but there’s no way around their first game of the season. The Bulldogs will face JC Harmon High School for their opening game of the Panther Invitational Monday. Heath Cooper, the Bulldogs’ coach last year, is the Harmon coach this season.
Letter to the Editor
November 30, 2006
Harold Eugene Wyatt
November 30, 2006
Phyllis L. Andersen
November 30, 2006
Sherrie Lynn Wood
November 30, 2006
Scavenger hunt new to holiday slate
November 30, 2006
Interested in reading clues, finding an item and taking a photo of it for money? If so, the Baldwin City Recreation Commission’s scavenger hunt is just the event you are looking for. It will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday, same night as the annual Light Parade that runs through downtown Baldwin.
Secret Santas’ seeking help from residents
November 30, 2006
These “Secret Santas” just happen to wear badges. The Baldwin City Police Department will again be helping families in the community to have a better Christmas. This time, they’d like some help from the community so they can do even more.
New tournament to challenge wrestlers
November 30, 2006
Weather may have canceled the annual scrimmage, which will cause line up problems, but nonetheless, the Baldwin High School wrestling team will start its season Saturday. Wednesday’s Purple and White Classic was called off because of icy conditions that hit Baldwin City Wednesday. Coach Kit Harris was going to use that scrimmage to determine many varsity spots on his team. “We have some weight classes up in the air and we have some injuries we are uncertain about,” Harris said.
Insight schools coming for town hall meeting
November 30, 2006
Baldwin City patrons will have their chance to ask questions and hear answers about the possible Baldwin School District owned on-line virtual school next Wednesday. Brian Rose, Insight Schools vice president of school development, will be at a town hall meeting that the Baldwin Board of Education set up at its meeting Monday night. The meeting with Rose will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the District Office.
Board sets facilities deadline
November 30, 2006
The Baldwin Board of Education has set a goal of February for creating lists of short-term and long-term plans for its school district buildings. The school board held a meeting Monday night to discuss the board vision and goals, but ended up talking about facilities and the need for a plan.
Christmas time to come calling Sunday
November 30, 2006
With temperatures dropping and the first snowfall already here, Christmas time is nearing. Baldwin City holiday activities will start in full force Sunday, beginning with Baker University’s 76th annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers. “It really does start the Christmas season for a lot of folks,” said John Buehler, Baker University department of music chair.
Girls tune up for opener
November 30, 2006
A sloppy, turnover-filled scrimmage Tuesday was the final tune up for the Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team before its first game of the season. Baldwin will begin its 2006-2007 campaign at 5:30 p.m. Monday night at the Cardinal Invitational in Eudora. “I told them afterwards that now we are concentrating on next week,” coach Bob Martin said.
Baldwin Briefs
November 30, 2006