Archive for Thursday, July 23, 2009

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KDOT to plan for South Lawrence Trafficway interchange, other projects
July 23, 2009
The Kansas Department of Transportation wants to pump money into planning for a new interchange at the intersection of Bob Billings Parkway and the South Lawrence Trafficway.
Commuter Forecast for July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009
Highway 24 could pose problems, but work along K-10 should be wrapped up.
Donations good; food pantry need is greater
July 23, 2009
Although response has been great, the need for contributions to the Community Food Pantry don’t stop. Kite Video started a mid-summer food drive for the food pantry last week and has been overwhelmed by the response from the community.
Edgerton now in negotiations for BNSF intermodal
July 23, 2009
Earlier this year in a farsighted move, the Edgerton City Council hired the community’s first city administrator so that it could take advantage of opportunities from a planned Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail hub in Gardner.
Currie enjoys first BJHS team football camp
July 23, 2009
Although numbers were slightly less than expected, Bench Currie thought the first team camp with his Baldwin Junior High School football team was beneficial. Currie’s camp began with 29 players July 13. By the time it finished Friday morning, fewer campers were participating. Despite the small attendance, the first-year BJHS head coach enjoyed the week.
Neighbors: Mary Lee Norris
July 23, 2009
Name: Mary Lee Norris Occupation: freelance editor/proofreader; KS Wildscape O.K. Kids coordinator.
BCAC Art Walk
July 23, 2009
Although the Baldwin Community Arts Council and its Art Walks have been around for years, not everyone knows about them. Various members of the Arts Council board of directors offered these answers.
Fees, food prices increase district wide
July 23, 2009
A decreasing 2009-2010 budget forced the Baldwin School Board to raise several fees for the upcoming school year. Increasing costs will affect the entire district. The cost of meals, textbooks, user fees and class fees will be increased.
Eric Brown trading javelin runway for baseball diamond
July 23, 2009
Eric Brown misses those days of being one of the boys of summer. After an eight-year hiatus, the Baldwin High School graduate is hoping to play at the professional level. But in fact, he never played on a high school or college baseball team.