Archive for Thursday, October 22, 2009

Also from October 22


What are your plans for Halloween?

Response Percent
Trick or treating
Haunted House
Terror Tracks
Costume party
Total 34

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Sales tax forum draws crowd
October 22, 2009
A public forum regarding the upcoming sales tax ballot questions at Monday’s Baldwin City Council meeting was designed to inform voters and learn what they want from the revenue generated if it passes. Judging by the responses of many of the 35 in attendance, it worked.
Sun shines on Maple Leaf Festival Sunday
October 22, 2009
After a cool start to the 52nd annual Maple Leaf Festival Saturday, the sun shined on the event for day two and another huge throng showed up for both days.
Masons’ doughnuts are a sweet Maple Leaf tradition
October 22, 2009
Excluding hot chocolate, the perfect recipe for a chilly Maple Leaf Festival has been doughnuts and hot cider. For 41 years, the Masonic Lodge has been satisfying annual festival goers’ appetites. This year was definitely no exception as it was their best selling festival in a long time … maybe ever.
Letters to the Editor
October 22, 2009
To the editor: The Greenspace Committee, made up of volunteer community members interested in parks and green spaces in Baldwin City, was charged by the city council to help gauge what features the community wanted to see in their parks, especially at Kapelle Park, which is where the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course is located.
Neighbors: Donna Curran
October 22, 2009
Name: Donna Curran Occupation: Daycare operator Family: Married to high school sweetheart Mike for 30 years, two grown sons, two wonderful daughters-in-law and two beautiful granddaughters. Place of birth: Parsons
History lessons
October 22, 2009
Richard Wellman, left, and Sandra Johnson spend every Thursday morning in the history corner of the Baldwin City Public Library.
Thrill of victory
Bulldogs chomp Chargers 62-10 to earn first win
October 22, 2009
CARBONDALE — As the old adage goes, it’s better late than never. That couldn’t be truer for the Baldwin High School football team here Friday night. A disappointing 0-6 start by the Bulldogs has a chance to be reconciled this week. After earning their first win of the season Friday, the Bulldogs are 1-0 in district play.
BHS nearly sweeps league cross country meet
October 22, 2009
LAWRENCE — Tony Weiss didn’t need to outsprint anyone this year to win the Frontier League boys’ cross country title. Weiss had 28 seconds before the next runner crossed the Rim Rock Farm finish line. A year ago, Weiss had to reel in Gardner’s Mitch Loring during the final stretch of Gardner’s home course to win.
Bulldog volleyball squad falls to Ottawa on senior night
October 22, 2009
Heading into Saturday’s Class 4A sub-state tournament, Baldwin High School’s volleyball team has no momentum rolling its way. The Bulldogs finished last in the Frontier League Tournament over the weekend. On Tuesday, they lost their senior night against Ottawa.
BHS soccer game against Eudora called off
October 22, 2009
Matt McCune was hoping his soccer team was going to earn its second win of the season Tuesday night. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen as he planned. It wasn’t because his Baldwin High School squad lost to its rival Eudora. BHS never had a chance to play the Cardinals.
Column: It’s time to forget about regular season losses
October 22, 2009
Is it possible to coach a winning attitude or consistency? How about that killer instinct that champions often have inside themselves? Or, perhaps, are those qualities uncoachable? Maybe they are found in some athletes and not in others.
BHS girls’ tennis players happy with season
October 22, 2009
Like most young teams, Baldwin High School’s girls’ tennis squad improved throughout the season and performed the best at the end.
Commuter Forecast for October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009
Expect wet roads and a few new lane changes and closures on the Kansas Turnpike on Thursday morning.