Archive for Thursday, November 19, 2009

Also from November 19

Obituaries
Photos
Photo galleries
Baker University senior day 2009
Polls

What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?

Response Percent
Stuffing
 
49%
All of the above
 
25%
Turkey
 
12%
Pie
 
10%
Mashed potatoes
 
3%
Total 348
Videos

All stories

Student arrested for bringing loaded gun to BHS
03:32 p.m., November 19, 2009 Updated 04:35 p.m.
A 15-year-old Baldwin High School student was arrested Thursday afternoon for bringing a loaded gun to school. He was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center in Lawrence.
Men arrested on suspicion of cockfighting make first court appearances
November 19, 2009
Two Douglas County men arrested on suspicion of cockfighting made their first appearances in court Wednesday afternoon.
Commuter Forecast for November 19, 2009
November 19, 2009
Today’s forecast calls for dense fog across Douglas County, so allow for some extra travel time. Routine road work could cost you a few minutes.
Wildcats end season on six-game winning streak
November 19, 2009
With playoff hopes minimal, Baker University’s football team finished it season in dominating fashion at Liston Stadium Saturday afternoon. Baker cruised to a 33-7 victory over Central Methodist. The win locked Baker (7-3) into fourth place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, just ahead of the Eagles (6-4).
Local United Way campaign halfway to goal
November 19, 2009
The Baldwin City Division of the United Way 2009-2010 Campaign is one half of the way to its goal of $22,500, it was announced Tuesday.
Neighbors: Susan England
November 19, 2009
Name: Susan England Occupation: Medical Transcriptionist
School board eyes roof repairs
November 19, 2009
Supt. Paul Dorathy and the Baldwin School Board approved the first year of a three-year plan to repair roofs of district buildings at last week’s meeting. However, the big news about district roofs was about the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center.
Rakes elected to international code board
November 19, 2009
Baldwin City has gone to the international level. Tina Rakes, code administrator for the city, was recently elected to the International Codes Council’s board of directors. She will serve a three-year term on the board, which consists of 18 people from around the country.
Mayor’s vote clears way for trail plan
November 19, 2009
It wasn’t exactly “happy trails to you” from the entire Baldwin City Council Monday night. After a lengthy discussion regarding a resolution to authorize applying for a grant for a hiking and biking trail, the council voted 2-2, with Councilman Robin Bayer absent.
BHS wrestlers excited to start season
November 19, 2009
Kit Harris switched gears quickly from Saturday to Monday as he jumped from junior high school to high school wrestling. It’s become an annual move for the coach. As the Baldwin Junior High School season ends at the Frontier League tournament, he begins preparing for the Baldwin High School season to begin two days later.
BHS girls excited, energetic about basketball practices
November 19, 2009
Transitioning from one sport to another can be tough, even though they take place on the same court. If you don’t believe so, just ask Baldwin High School senior Taylor Brown. Although the BHS volleyball season finished more than three weeks ago, Brown said starting basketball is always tough.
BHS boys basketball team combines running with drills
November 19, 2009
On Monday, the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team hit the court … running. Not necessarily sprints up and down the court to get into shape early in the season. Although coach Eric Toot had his players do some of that Monday afternoon, the Bulldogs got their exercise while using a basketball.
BJHS wrestling squad wins three league titles
November 19, 2009
Baldwin Junior High School’s wrestling team ended its season with a successful Frontier League tournament Saturday in Gardner. The Bulldogs had four champions, a pair of runners-up, seven third-place finishers and two placing fourth.
Lil Abner’ set for this weekend
November 19, 2009
The cast of this year’s fall musical, “Lil’ Abner,” have been rehearsing three times a week to prepare for opening night on Friday at 7 p.m. and another performance on Saturday.
Thanksgiving plan
November 19, 2009
Jayni Carey, host of “Jayni’s Kitchen” on Sunflower Broadband Channel 6, discusses Thanksgiving preparations.
Holiday season kicks off downtown tonight
November 19, 2009
Downtown Baldwin City is officially ringing in the holidays tonight as the annual Scavenger Hunt and Holiday Bingo kickoff the season. The Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Holiday Hoopla from 5-8 p.m. at the Lumberyard Arts Center.