Archive for Thursday, January 8, 2009

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New legislative duo faces challenge
January 8, 2009
When the Kansas Legislative session opens Monday, Baldwin City will have twice as much representation as it’s had since 1863. But with the state’s economic situation in disarray, nothing else much matters.
Martin chosen as new BHS softball coach
January 8, 2009
Adding to his duties as head girls’ basketball coach, Bob Martin has been hired as the new Baldwin High School head softball coach.
Candidates needed
Our View Editorial
January 8, 2009
Once again, the Baldwin City community finds itself faced with a changing of the guard on two governing bodies and the pressing need for candidates to step forward to fill positions.
Franklin County leg of U.S. 59 to see concrete work
January 8, 2009
Concrete will be coming soon to the Franklin County portion of a new U.S. Highway 59, while the Douglas County stretch will need to wait another year.
Former deputy receives probation
January 8, 2009
A former Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy has received six months’ probation and will be required to participate in anger-management counseling after his September arrest at his Eudora home.
City lowers its fees for selling liquor
January 8, 2009
It just got cheaper to sell liquor in Baldwin City. On a 4-0 vote at Monday’s Baldwin City Council meeting, the fee charged to liquor stores and bars was reduced from $300 a year to $150. The question was first raised at the last meeting about why the fee was so high compared to the $100 charged to sell cereal malt beverages.
BJHS boys begin victorious
January 8, 2009
Monday night kicked off the Baldwin Junior High School boys’ basketball season and it was a great start for the Bulldogs. In fact, BJHS went 3-0 on the evening against Osawatomie and Ottawa. The two varsity teams cruised to their wins, while the eighth grade junior varsity team won by one point.
Frontier League rivalry to kick off Bulldogs’ new year
BHS basketball teams prepared to host Eudora in first league games of season
January 8, 2009
It’s rivalry time in the Frontier League, and more specifically … Douglas County. The 2009 portion of Baldwin High School basketball begins Friday night here in Baldwin City. Friday’s contests will bring rival Eudora to town, with the first games beginning at 4:30 p.m. The varsity girls will start around 6 p.m. with the varsity boys to follow around 7:30 p.m.
School zone signage in place at BESIC
January 8, 2009
During peak times in the morning and afternoon, the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center has been the beneficiary of slower traffic passing by on U.S. Highway 56 recently. In the past month, the Kansas Department of Transportation installed a new school zone on the highway north of BESIC.
It’s election time for Baldwin City
January 8, 2009
With tough budget times ahead, both governing bodies for the Baldwin City community face a changing of the guard with the election in April. On the city council, the mayor’s position and two council spots are up for election.