Archive for Thursday, December 24, 2009

Also from December 24


Has the winter weather changed your holiday plans?

Response Percent
Yes, we’ve delayed Christmas until after the storm
Yes, I will be staying home
No changes in my plans
Yes, I left early
Total 51

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Winter storm upgraded to blizzard
December 24, 2009
The National Weather service is advising people to stay safe, stay off the roads, stay inside.
Not there yet? Massive storm disrupts last-minute holiday travel in Midwest
December 24, 2009
A slow-moving storm spreading snow, sleet and rain across the nation’s midsection glazed roads and disrupted flights Thursday, making last-minute holiday travel treacherous but promising a white Christmas for some.
Expected nasty weather is here; officials say don’t travel
01:52 p.m., December 24, 2009 Updated 12:37 a.m.
Ice changed over to snow about 6 p.m. Thursday and has been falling steadily ever since.
Winter storm warning for Christmas Eve, Christmas day
December 24, 2009
The National Weather Service has issued a a winter storm warning from 9 a.m. today through 6 p.m. Friday for the Kansas City metro area.
Commuter forecast for December 24, 2009
December 24, 2009
The roads will be a little wet this morning as a light rain turns to freezing rain this morning. Expect sleet and snow later on today as you’re driving with the holiday traffic and remember to give yourself a little extra time. Drive safely and happy holidays.
Letter to the editor
December 24, 2009
To the editor: Last Sunday night I decided to go to “Open Gym” and play basketball at Baldwin High School. When I pulled in at 6:15 p.m., I saw only one car in the parking lot. I went inside to find two junior high kids and the supervisor getting ready to leave.
Sewer project will be cheaper than projected
December 24, 2009
Phase 2 of the relief sewer project got the green light at Monday’s Baldwin City Council meeting … and at a good price. The council approved the low bid by Meadows Construction of Tonganoxie for $589,082.40. That was well under the project engineer’s estimate of $726,909.50. But that’s how the whole project has gone.
Community Christmas feed set for Christmas Day
December 24, 2009
Sheri Caldwell thinks twice as many people will attend her family’s second Community Christmas Dinner on Friday. “Last year we had probably 75 people that came and shared this great day with us,” said Caldwell. “
BCRC ball field proposal is made to school board
December 24, 2009
Steve Friend has proposed a joint agreement with the Baldwin School District about usage and maintenance of all district athletic fields. Although the agreement is packed with ideas, the biggest change from the current policy would be the utility payments.
Neis to take helm as chief of police
December 24, 2009
Greg Neis was hired Tuesday as the new police chief for the Baldwin City Police Department. He had been interim police chief since Aug. 6, when Mike McKenna resigned the post.
Shoemaker, Hanson lead BHS wrestlers at Harrisonville
December 24, 2009
In its final tune-up before winter break, the Baldwin High School wrestling team arguably had its best showing at the Harrisonville (Mo.) Christmas Tournament. Baldwin wasn’t able to fill three weight classes at the tournament. Despite the lack of a full roster, the Bulldogs finished 14th as a team out of 24 teams.
Metro Academy hands Bulldogs their third loss
December 24, 2009
For the first time all season, an opponent’s three-point shooting doomed the Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team. On Friday night, Metro Academy, out of Olathe, spoiled Baldwin’s final home contest before the winter break. Metro Academy sank seven three-pointers as it defeated Baldwin 51-34.