Archive for Thursday, January 17, 2008

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The Rev. Washington to be MLK speaker
January 17, 2008
The Rev. A.D. Washington, senior pastor of the Asbury Mount Olive United Methodist Church in Topeka, will be the keynote speaker at Baker University’s annual Martin Luther King celebration at 11 a.m., Jan. 24, at Osborne Chapel on Baker’s campus.
Rice Foundation ups scholarship grant
January 17, 2008
The Ethel and Raymond Rice Foundation recently awarded Baker University $35,000 in support of undergraduate student scholarships, adding to the endowed Rice Scholarship Fund which provides annual scholarship support for graduates of Douglas County high schools attending Baker.
High Street is now completely open
January 17, 2008

After being closed at several intersections for the past two weeks, High Street is completely open to traffic today.

Treasurers office to open in Baldwin City
January 17, 2008

Next month the Douglas County treasurer will open a branch office in Baldwin City.

Baldwin Briefs
January 17, 2008
Nationally-known artist Tricia Spencer will again be offering a class in Plein Air Painting at the Lumbeyard Arts Center.
Date set for hearing on molestation charges
January 17, 2008
A former Baldwin City woman accused of molesting her 3-year-old son was back in Douglas County District Court on Monday, and a judge set a preliminary hearing in her case.
Bulldogs begin league play 2-0
January 17, 2008
A final tune-up before its home tournament was almost a walk in the park for the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball squad. Paola only scored four first-half points as the Bulldogs (6-1) cruised to victory at home Friday night 54-28. It was the second Frontier League win for the Bulldogs, who defeated Eudora the previous week.
BHS girls rebound with home victory
January 17, 2008
One week can sure make a difference when it comes to basketball. A tough loss at Eudora on Jan. 4 would not be repeated Friday. The Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team rebounded with a tough win over Paola, 64-55.
BIT Roundup
January 17, 2008
Clayton Hamilton led Augusta with 20 points as the Orioles upset No. 4-seeded Kansas City Turner.
Local men involved in car chase crash
January 17, 2008
Three people were injured early Sunday when the car they were traveling in went into a ditch 3 miles north of Baldwin City.
The district news
Our View Editorial
January 17, 2008
The Baldwin School District certainly had more than its share of news this week and it was good, bad and in between.
More headlines, coverage for online efforts of police
January 17, 2008
In the past few months, the headlines and television news reports have focused on the Baldwin City Police Department’s arrests of two online sexual predators. Many were surprised that the Baldwin police had an undercover online investigation operation. Officers have been getting training in combating cyber crime for around two years.
All-day kindergarten remains an option
January 17, 2008
Another committee is being formed by the Baldwin School Board. Further research and discussion is needed before the school board makes a decision on full-day kindergarten. This will be the second committee to investigate the topic.
Facilities’ committee creates plan
January 17, 2008
Kevin Greischer might have just kicked up an idea for a bond issue and long-range plan for the Baldwin School District. After eight months of discussing and debating the options for the district, the facilities committee might have a proposal just around the corner.
Bench players help Bulldogs cruise to first-round win
January 17, 2008
Without much effort and action from its starters, the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team won and advanced to the semifinals of its home tournament. Every player on the Bulldogs’ squad scored Tuesday night as they defeated Ottawa Christian Academy 77-21.
Wrestlers finish seventh at Bobcat Classic
January 17, 2008
It was another great weekend for the Callahan brothers. Two more tournament titles, one career wins’ record and one undefeated wrestler were all results at the Bobcat Classic Saturday in Basehor.
Title chase overshadows record
January 17, 2008
Personal records or championships? Which mean more to an athlete? That’s a debate that happens on every level of athletics, especially in the professional ranks. Here in Baldwin City, that’s a battle that Kevin Callahan has conquered in his own mind.
MSES prize; retirement surprise
January 17, 2008
It was a case of good news, bad news at Monday night’s Baldwin School board meeting. After one district elementary school was being lauded for its success, four long-time employees totaling 93 years of service in Baldwin, resigned.