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Baldwin Briefs
March 1, 2007
Quick start propels BHS girls’ victory
March 1, 2007
Early three-pointers helped the Baldwin High School girls jump out to a lead in which it never surrendered here Tuesday night. BHS senior Kelsey Verhaeghe sank a trio of long-range shots in the first quarter en route to her game-leading 24 points.
BHS survives Chieftain run
March 1, 2007
What looked to be a blowout soon became a battle for sub-state survival Monday night. After taking a 19-point lead in the third quarter, the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team (16-5) began to unravel during the opening round of sub-state basketball.
Lightweights lead Bulldogs at state
March 1, 2007
SALINA — Baldwin High School senior Kevin Callahan wasn’t able to achieve his goal of winning the state title, but junior Nick Rockhold and Callahan’s brother, sophomore Alan Callahan, joined him on the medal stand. All three BHS wrestlers placed in the top three at the Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament here on Saturday.
Beauty shops do battle against cancer
March 1, 2007
The battle of Baldwin Beauty Shops has only eight days left and there are three competitors. Seventh Street Hair, Simply Style and Whitney’s are all participating in the competition to bring care kits for chemotherapy patients and those newly diagnosed with breast cancer.
Theis is arrested again
March 1, 2007
For the second time in a month, a Baldwin High School science teacher has been arrested for domestic battery from incident involving a woman in Lawrence. David Theis, 37, was arrested Sunday morning in Lawrence after throwing coffee in a woman’s face, according to Lawrence police.
Voters pare candidate fields
March 1, 2007
With about 15 percent of the registered voters casting ballots in Tuesday’s primary elections, six Baldwin City Council and two Baldwin School Board candidates advanced to the April 3 general election. “No, that’s not bad,” said Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew regarding the turnout. “Mid teens is about right. I would love to have better turnout, but that’s what most city council and school board primaries have.”
Kathy’s long journey
March 1, 2007
Marvin and Norma Jardon were sitting quietly in their rural Douglas County living room, slowly turning the pages of two old photo albums. The star of their black-and-white treasures was their daughter Kathy. Memorial services for their only child would be the next day in Baldwin City’s First United Methodist Church. Kathy died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, of cloacogenic anal cancer. She was 52. “I don’t think I’ve ever seen a prettier little girl … those rosy cheeks,” Marvin said quietly, his voice unsteady. He held out a photo of 5-year-old Kathy in the direction of Norma who nodded in agreement.
Fred L. Webb
March 1, 2007
Byron S. Brooks
March 1, 2007
Wise voting has only just started
March 1, 2007