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Nitcher enjoyed Montana stay
January 4, 2007
Voodoo cow skulls, grizzly bears and charging bull elk. Sounds dangerous? Well, they were all part of the job for Walt Nitcher, 2006 Baldwin High School graduate. Nitcher worked in Montana conservation Corps for more than five months, doing many tasks and avoiding wild animals.
BHS vocal teacher gains national certification honor
January 4, 2007
After months of video taping and writing papers, Baldwin High School’s Juli O’Mealey-Hossain received a wonderful Christmas present. The first-year BHS music teacher received her National Board Certification in teaching shortly before the holiday break in late December. “It definitely was a nice Christmas present,” O’Mealey-Hossain said. “It was nice to know that it’s done.” The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards provides certification of teachers who meet high and rigorous standards for how and what accomplished teachers should be able to do.
BHS girls stumble late, lose nail-biter
January 4, 2007
What looked to be the biggest victory of the season soon became the toughest loss to swallow. For 30 minutes, the Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team battled Frontier League powerhouse Paola Tuesday. Then, a controversial charging foul swung the momentum in the Panthers’ direction.
Boys steal victory from Paola
January 4, 2007
Taking the lead only once in a basketball game isn’t usually a successful recipe for victory, unless that lead is the final one. After a 2-2 tie, the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team trailed Paola for more than 27 minutes Tuesday night in its first home game of the season.
Council posts are available
January 4, 2007
Three of the five positions on the Baldwin City Council are up for election this spring. Two council members announced they’d run for re-election at Tuesday’s meeting, while a third held off.
BoomerGirl.com makes debut
January 4, 2007
Carol Armstrong wouldn’t go back to her 20s and 30s for anything. But that doesn’t mean the 55-year-old Lawrence travel agent has lost interest in looking nice, feeling good and staying connected with her friends.
Police stay busy over holidays
January 4, 2007
Baldwin police were busy over the holidays, but surprisingly, there was only one driving under the influence arrest. Instead, domestic violence topped the arrest chart.
Letter to the Editor
January 4, 2007
Robert E. Woodhead
January 4, 2007
Christmas Bird Count finds 52,338, but there’s a catch
January 4, 2007
It was a record-breaking year around Baldwin City in terms of feathers, but there’s an asterisk to go with it. Roger Boyd, president of the Baldwin Bird Club, reports that the 65th annual Christmas Bird Count — the longest running version in the state — found 52,338 birds in a 15-mile radius of the Baldwin Junction on Dec. 17. That easily surpasses the old record of 30,021 in 1999 and more than doubles the 10-year average of 23,192.
Baldwin Briefs
January 4, 2007
Brumm relives Little League experience
January 4, 2007
Most Baldwin Junior High School students do not know that their head custodian once lived every Little Leaguer’s dream. But in 1954, Clarence Brumm, or CB, as his friends call him did just that, reaching the championship game of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.
Eric Clayton Price
January 4, 2007
Council, school board need good candidates
January 4, 2007
Louella M. Brunner
January 4, 2007