Archive for Thursday, December 27, 2007

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Baldwin City Police Report
December 27, 2007
Baldwin City police have worked a variety of cases in the past few weeks, including several that resulted in arrests.
Habitat home to be built in Baldwin City
December 27, 2007
Help is needed here in Baldwin City. Habitat for Humanity and Baker University are partnering together to build a house in Baldwin, but need assistance in several ways.
Bezek to perform in ballet
December 27, 2007
Sarah Bezek of Baldwin City will be featured in the Slaughter on Fifth Avenue Ballet as the Music Theatre for Young People presents Rodgers and Hart’s musical comedy “On Your Toes” at the Johnson County Community College Carlsen Center, Polsky Theatre, 12345 College Boulevard, Overland Park.
A thank you for our road crews
Our View Editorial
December 27, 2007
Although we like winter weather as much as anyone, there’s always an exception. That’s the snow and ice on the roadways. We’re tired of it - already. In the past three weeks, we’ve dealt with slick road conditions on three different occasions and, as of Wednesday afternoon, we were headed for a fourth. Again, we’re tired of it.
Holiday memories old and new
December 27, 2007
Enough already! I can’t get Andy Williams singing “Happy Holiday” out of mind. I think I shall go crazy. I like the song. It’s one of the Christmas classics to me. But, for whatever reason, it’s all I can seem to hear this year. That being said, I have had a happy holiday and I hope you have, too.
Recreation commission hires Friend as director
December 27, 2007
Baldwin City residents can welcome new recreation director Steve Friend. On Wednesday, he will take over as the new Baldwin City Recreation Department director. The announcement of Friend’s hiring came from the BCRC recently.
Sand, salt supplies suffice
December 27, 2007
Old Man Winter hasn’t given Douglas County road crews much of a break. To combat the snow last weekend, the county had two 17-member crews using eight full-size dump trucks to spread sand and salt on the roads. One crew worked 12 hours Saturday and seven hours Sunday, while the second crew worked 12 hours overnight Saturday. Normally on weekends, the county has a six-person crew on standby.
Year began, ended with success
Column: Off the Rim
December 27, 2007
It’s been quite a rollercoaster ride in 2007. Hidden behind all of the drama and scandals of the professional sports world, our small town of Baldwin City has experienced one heck of a year.
Garcia shines during 2007
December 27, 2007
Heather Garcia has had a phenomenal year : again. During the past 12 months, the Baldwin High School junior captured four Class 4A state titles and set three school records.
Baker honors nearly 600 graduates
December 27, 2007
Nearly 600 undergraduate, graduate and nursing students at Baker University received their degrees during commencement ceremonies Dec. 17 at the Collins Center.
BHS fall sports, BU kicker highlight 2007
December 27, 2007
Baldwin High School and Baker University made many headlines during the past 12 months. Here are the top 10 sports stories from 2007.