Archive for Thursday, September 17, 2009

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RWD No. 4 granted injunction
September 17, 2009
U.S. District Judge Julie A. Robinson on Sept. 2 granted an injunction that ordered the City of Eudora to refrain from competing for customers with Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4.
Commuter forecast for September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009
The commute will be dry this morning and the sun will be shining. Expect a slight delay on US 40/59 for ongoing construction and along I-70. It might not be a bad idea to grab some sunglasses on your way out the door.
Cuppa Java’ set for Friday evening
01:00 a.m., September 17, 2009 Updated 09:14 a.m.
It’s that time again. “Cuppa Java” will again take center stage in downtown Baldwin City Friday. The finale of the Baldwin Community Arts Council’s Art Walks always brings a crowd and that’s expected again this year.
Fumble recovery extends Bulldogs’ winning streak
September 17, 2009
Tucker Clark might have single handedly saved a winning streak dating back to 2006. Clark recovered a fumble at the 2-yard line with 1:41 remaining in Tuesday’s contest between the Baldwin Junior High School and Ottawa eighth grade football teams.
Utility low down
September 17, 2009
With one of the coolest and wettest summers on record, Baldwin City utility payers got a break on their bills. City Administrator Jeff Dingman fills in the answers on just how much electricity and water were used.
Losing streak extends to six for BHS soccer
September 17, 2009
EUDORA — On Saturday, Baldwin High School’s soccer team was six minutes away from earning its first victory on season here. Then lightning struck the Bulldogs again.
BJHS seventh graders win Eudora tournament
September 17, 2009
Baldwin Junior High School’s seventh grade varsity volleyball team went undefeated en route to winning the Eudora Tournament championship Saturday.
BHS girls’ cross country cruises to second straight win
September 17, 2009
On Saturday, the Baldwin High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed at the Wamego Invitational. The girls’ squad finished first with 67 points and the boys placed fourth with 104 points behind Mulvane, Wamego and De Soto.
Jorgensen leads BHS tennis squad at Marysville
September 17, 2009
Every year, the Baldwin High School girls’ tennis squad takes a lengthy drive to Marysville to compete. This year was no exception for the Bulldogs. The varsity team returned home Saturday with a third-place finish and a trio of fourth places.
School board to decide on attendance boundary line
September 17, 2009
Elementary attendance boundaries were once again discussed at the Baldwin School Board meeting, but this time it would only affect a few families.
BHS football team looking for first win Friday
September 17, 2009
Lack of offensive production and big plays from Gardner-Edgerton were the ingredients for a recipe of disaster Friday night. Most of the damage was done in the first half of the Frontier League matchup at Liston Stadium. It was enough damage to knock out Baldwin High School’s football team.
Pioneers shut down Wildcats’ home opener
September 17, 2009
Personal fouls and illegal hits on Mack Brown doomed the Baker University Wildcats in their home opener here Saturday. Shutting down the MidAmerica Nazarene offense was also a problem as the Wildcats (0-2) were beaten 45-13.
Third, Elm streets continue to be closed
September 17, 2009
Residents around Third and Elm streets and other motorists who frequently travel that area will have to get used to the road closures for awhile.
Neighbors: Annie France
September 17, 2009
Name: Annie France Occupation: ERP Implementation Analyst
BESPC project hits snag with state
September 17, 2009
Once again, the Baldwin School District is waiting to move forward with its largest project from the 2008 bond issue. The local governments approved the new Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center plans. The bids were approved by the Baldwin School Board. One final hurdle remains before construction on the building begins.
Preliminary results show district has attained AYP again
September 17, 2009
Sometimes no news can be good news for school districts. When a school doesn’t make Adequate Yearly Progress, it makes headlines. However, making AYP every year is something Baldwin schools have done since No Child Left Behind was created.
Bulldogs go winless at home volleyball tournament
September 17, 2009
Expectations preceding Saturday’s home tournament didn’t roll over into results for the Baldwin High School volleyball squad. The Bulldogs dropped all four of their matches in pool play, which eliminated them from the bracket round. It was first time they have gone winless in the Baldwin Invitational Tournament.
Ag Hall funding spurs group protest
September 17, 2009
When the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame governing body met this week to discuss the future of the floundering museum and educational center, it had some visitors on its hands.