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Council OKs plan for Baker 150th fountain
February 8, 2007
A fountain in downtown Baldwin City to commemorate Baker University’s 150th anniversary gained approval by the Baldwin City Council Monday night. The Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce is spearheading the effort for the fountain, which will be located in front of the chamber office at Eighth and High streets.
Bronco-bucked Bulldogs
February 8, 2007
SPRING HILL — Back-to-back losses are never easy to cope with. But, the manner in which the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team lost here Tuesday and at Eudora Friday made the defeats even harder to swallow. The Bulldogs (9-5) fell victim to the Broncos 56-40 Tuesday and the Cardinals 47-46 Friday night.
Candidate forums set for city, board
February 8, 2007
Candidate forums for the upcoming primary elections for Baldwin City Council and Baldwin School board are set. Ivan Huntoon, vice president of the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce, heard from the last of the candidates over the weekend.
Chocolate to take center stage
February 8, 2007
In addition to the loads of sweets and arts, the Baldwin Community Arts Council’s 19th annual Chocolate Auction will feature a choir performance. The 2007 event is being dedicated to the memory of Jodie Eldridge, the former Baldwin High School vocal music teacher who died July 30, 2005, after a long bout with cancer. Part of the dedication will include a short performance by members of the BHS choir. “We are dedicating it to Jodie, because of her contributions to the fine arts and the community,” said Kathy Dorsey, BCAC president. “She was an amazing person and teacher. She did a lot to foster her students’ interest in the fine arts.”
Column: Local teams struggle during week
February 8, 2007
Wow! What a wild new year it has been. There have been highs and lows on every level of sports, all the way from Baldwin High School to the professional echelon of the National Football League.
Rested Bulldogs ready for league tournament
February 8, 2007
With five straight years of winning or taking second, Baldwin High School wrestling coach Kit Harris hopes for another solid performance from his team Saturday. The Bulldogs travel to Louisburg to compete in the 13-team Frontier League wrestling championships.
Shooting woes lead to league loss
February 8, 2007
SPRING HILL — Maybe it was Friday’s full moon or maybe it was not having school. Whatever it was caused a dismal shooting night here Monday. The Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team (10-4) made 29 percent of its field goals in its 66-55 loss to the Broncos.
City council moves to bolster pension plans
February 8, 2007
Baldwin City employees moved a step closer to additional retirement help from the city when the city council approved an addition to the current program for second reading. The measure will likely pass at the next meeting.
Karen Newell
February 8, 2007
John Phillip Metsker
February 8, 2007
Cleta Fay Campbell
February 8, 2007
Baldwin City Police Report
February 8, 2007
Baldwin City police officers ran into some different kinds of calls during the last week, with one involving an arrest for domestic violence. The other arrest made was a standard driving under the influence.
Advance voting under way in primaries
February 8, 2007
The Feb. 27 primary is three weeks away, but voters could cast their ballots as early as Wednesday. That’s when advance voting started in Kansas.
BHS basketball teams rebound with wins
February 8, 2007
Both Baldwin High School varsity basketball teams bounced back to beat Santa Fe Trail Wednesday after losing at Spring Hill earlier in the week.
Baldwin Briefs
February 8, 2007