Archive for Thursday, December 10, 2009

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Weight-loss support organization offers tips for sensible holiday eating
December 10, 2009
A weight-loss support organization offers 10 tips for a healthy holiday season.
Commuter forecast for December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009
The roads on your morning commute will be slippery ones as most are at least partially snowpacked and icy. Give yourself some extra time and space for the drive and be safe out there on this cold Thursday morning.
Shoemaker motivated by snubbed seeding
BHS wrestling squad finishes third at Gardner tournament
December 10, 2009
GARDNER — Bryce Shoemaker took offense to his seeding in the 103-pound weight class here Saturday. In his inaugural prep tournament, the Baldwin High School freshman was seeded fourth in his pool. Although he was preseason ranked No. 2 in Class 4A, his seeding Saturday didn’t sit well with him before the tournament.
School board approves sale of bonds
December 10, 2009
On Wednesday morning, the Baldwin School Board held a brief, special meeting to ratify the remaining millions on the 2008 bond issue.
Blazing a trail
December 10, 2009
A different sort of ribbon cutting will take place Saturday when the new trail from Signal Ridge to FireTree is opened by the volunteers who built it, along with members of the city staff, council, etc. David Simmons and Christi Daniels were responsible for a great deal of the work and answered questions.
Potterton puts his own stamp on Baker Vespers
December 10, 2009
Matthew Potterton presented himself front and center for an entire song during his first-ever Baker University Christmas Candlelight Vespers, which was performed for the 79th straight time Sunday. In the middle of the program, Potterton sang a solo as the Baker orchestra performed behind him.
Letter to the editor
December 10, 2009
To the editor, The Baldwin City Recreation Commission, Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce and the Baldwin City Convention and Visitors Bureau would like to thank all those who came out to enjoy the 10th Annual Holiday of Lights Parade.
Defense, 3s lift BHS girls over Vikings
December 10, 2009
RICHMOND — Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team used long-range shooting to pull away from Central Heights en route to a victory here Friday night.
BHS boys turn sloppy opening game into win
December 10, 2009
RICHMOND — All of the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team’s points were scored by post players here Friday night — except eight. A pair of junior guards scored those eight points. The remaining 45 were scored by four of the Bulldogs’ tallest players.
Bulldogs shoot poorly in losses to Louisburg
December 10, 2009
BURLINGTON — Shooting woes and too many turnovers doomed the Baldwin High School varsity basketball teams here Tuesday in the opening game of the third annual Bulldog/Wildcat Classic. Both BHS teams struggled shooting field goals and free throws as they each fell to 1-1 on the season. The BHS girls lost 59-50 to Louisburg, while the boys were defeated 57-40.
Water rate won’t jump, but trail cost almost triples
December 10, 2009
It was good news, bad news for residents at Monday night’s Baldwin City Council meeting. The good news was that a possible water rate hike won’t happen. The bad news was that the “firmer” numbers on a proposed hiking and biking trail the council is seeking an 80 percent matching grant for came in around three times higher than first thought.
BJHS basketball teams win tournament, sweep Ottawa
December 10, 2009
Both Baldwin Junior High School girls’ basketball teams won their home tournament titles Saturday.