Archive for Thursday, September 10, 2009

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Cable, Internet service lost to fiber optic cut again
04:02 p.m., September 10, 2009 Updated 04:12 p.m.
For the second time in recent weeks, Baldwin City residents have been without cable TV and Internet service after MediaCom’s fiber optic cable line was cut.
Commuter Forecast for September 10, 2009
September 10, 2009
We are looking at a dry start with some patchy fog, a nice change compared to yesterday’s rain.
City council told of good news concerning speed limits on U.S. 56
September 10, 2009
Baldwin City Administrator Jeff Dingman had some good news for the city council at Monday’s meeting regarding speed limits, but not quite as good as hoped for.
Neis has long law enforcement background
September 10, 2009
Greg Neis may be a relative newcomer to the Baldwin City Police Department, but he has a long Douglas County law enforcement pedigree. Neis was named interim police chief three weeks ago after the resignation of Mike McKenna. Neis had joined the department in January as sergeant.
Freshmen impress at opening meet
September 10, 2009
GARNETT — Sienna Durr and Katelyn Barnes wasted no time in unleashing their running talents here last Thursday. Well, less than 17 minutes, officially. For their first cross country meet, the pair of Baldwin High School freshmen shined.
Column: Local teams offer plenty to support
Off the Rim column
September 10, 2009
Footballs are flying, volleyballs are being spiked and runners are taking over golf courses … ahhhh, it’s like heaven. Well, except that it happens every fall. I can’t hide my love for fall sports anymore.
BHS volleyball squad ready to host tournament
September 10, 2009
Kelly Brown and her Baldwin High School volleyball team want to show their hometown fans how much they’ve improved this season. They believe that chance will come Saturday.
Nottingham places sixth in world horse show
September 10, 2009
For Paris Nottingham, her fourth time was her lucky charm. In August, the Baldwin High School sophomore participated in her fourth consecutive American Quarter Horse Youth World Championship show in Oklahoma City.
Neighbors: Casey Morford
September 10, 2009
Name: Casey Morford Occupation: Systems Engineer, Baldwin School District
Flurry of Cyclone goals too much for Bulldogs
September 10, 2009
OTTAWA — Less than 24 hours before the Baldwin High School soccer team played here Tuesday, coach Matt McCune had doubts about the contest. His prediction came true in a bad way. In the first-ever Frontier League soccer tournament, the No. 6-seeded Bulldogs fell to Ottawa 6-2.
Fumbling start for Bulldogs
September 10, 2009
Fumbling the kickoff return late in the second quarter seemed costly to the Baldwin High School football team. Instead it was a glimpse of the future for the Bulldogs as they fell to Paola 34-7 in its season opener at Liston Stadium Friday.
Stress can lead to teeth clenching
September 10, 2009
Baldwin City dentist Chris Leiszler has seen on average at least one case a week in recent memory of someone with a broken tooth, the result of grinding or clenching of their teeth. On some occasions, Leiszler has found those patients tell of recent stress they’re going through.
Letters to the Editor
September 10, 2009
To the editor: This letter is prompted by the article that appeared in the Baldwin City Signal Sept. 3 entitled “Downtown district rules to be enforced.” I agree 100 percent with the article and hope increased enforcement will reduce the number of violations that have been occurring.
History lessons
September 10, 2009
Richard Wellman, left, and Sandra Johnson spend every Thursday morning in the history corner of the Baldwin City Public Library. They are here to answer a few questions regarding the community’s history.