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BCRC fire lights city council complaint
March 22, 2007
Last week’s fire at the Baldwin City Recreation Commission office lit a fuse with resident David Simmons. At about 10:30 a.m. March 14, a fire started in a storage area at the office at 820 High Street. BCRC Director Monte Ezell put most of it out with a pair of fire extinguishers, but Baldwin City Fire Department responded and got the fire under control quickly.
Council gives Maple Leaf assurances
March 22, 2007
Although it wasn’t exactly what the Maple Leaf Festival Planning Committee was after, the Baldwin City Council did express its support at Monday’s meeting and promised more. Committee members were on hand in full force Monday to express their displeasure about a comment made by Mayor Gary Walbridge at a council meeting two weeks ago where the subject of canceling the festival was mentioned because of continued problems with the downtown project.
Column: Liston track great; other problems loom over stadium
March 22, 2007
A new track with a new surface and eight lanes. Sounds great doesn’t it? Well, looks can be deceiving. Take the new track and add more than 200 people practicing on it at once and what do you get? Problems, but not new problems.
Weather assists early season practices
March 22, 2007
First-year baseball coach Brock Hartshorn has been using the first few weeks of practice to install his style of play in the Baldwin High School team. Hartshorn takes over a team that finished 10-9 last season and placed sixth in the Frontier League under former coach Joe Serna. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs lost eight seniors from that team.
Academic accolades for BHS duo
March 22, 2007
You might say they’re the best. Or the brightest. Or the cream of the crop. But what really makes 10 area high school seniors stand out among dozens of their peers to be named as the Journal-World’s 2007 Academic All-Star Team?
District ‘state’ on a breakfast plate
March 22, 2007
Community members, a breakfast buffet and Supt. Paul Dorathy helped the Baldwin Education Foundation raise nearly $2,500 last week. More than 125 Baldwin City patrons attended the first-ever State of the District Breakfast last Thursday. It is hoped to become an annual event. The proceeds went to BEF to help fund the innovative project grants, which will be awarded in September. “We were very excited about our turnout,” BEF Director Kathy Gerstner said. “It was a great event. We are making it an annual event. We are very excited.” Several businesses or groups came out to support the district. Seven sponsors purchased full tables at the breakfast. “We had a tremendous community turnout from all spectrums,” Gerstner said.
Depth could be important for softball squad
March 22, 2007
Returning eight varsity players, including two starting pitchers from a year ago, should keep BHS softball coach Ginny Honomichl from being too nervous before the season begins next week. But, that’s not the case at all. The reason: two pairs of varsity players will miss games because of prior commitments with other BHS groups.
Track teams return to Liston
March 22, 2007
Warm temperatures and Baker University’s spring break have helped the Baldwin High School track teams get their seasons off to a good start. The BHS teams have been practicing since March 5. During that time, they have enjoyed the weather, which warmed up after a frigid winter, and the ability to practice alone.
Saluting scholars
March 22, 2007
Leo Frisby Smith II
March 22, 2007
May Randel
March 22, 2007
Betty A. Craig
March 22, 2007
Baldwin Briefs
March 22, 2007
Crash on U.S. 56 awakens memories of accident
March 22, 2007
Shelby Dodson doesn’t remember the accident that put her in the hospital three weeks ago with a concussion and three broken ribs.
BHS culinary team headed to nationals
March 22, 2007
A trip to Charlotte, N.C. awaits the Baldwin High School culinary team, but the students won’t be cooking at the national competition. The BHS team will be participating in the management phase of the competition. That will involve a case study and the quiz bowl. “We’re looking forward to it,” BHS junior Cameron Scruggs said.