Archive for Thursday, April 15, 2010

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Tea party rally draws thousands in support of lowering taxes
April 15, 2010
Thousands of people attended a tea party rally Thursday, April 15, to show their frustrations with the financial situation of the federal government and their support for lowering taxes.
Saturation patrol is planned for Saturday night in county
April 15, 2010
Douglas County sheriff’s deputies will be out in full force this weekend, hoping to keep impaired drivers off the roads.
Artist, Lecture series finale is Friday at Baker
April 15, 2010
ARTSmosphere, an arts festival showcasing the talents of Baker University undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff, will close the Artist and Lecture Series for 2009-2010 on Friday on the Baldwin City campus.
Fundraising efforts are underway to help BHS graduate
April 15, 2010
Friends of Allyson Sass, who is battling a deadly disease, are rallying together for fundraisers to help defray costs of a stem-cell treatment that’s hoped to save her life.
Budget cuts get a look from school board
April 15, 2010
While it awaits a decision from the state legislature, the Baldwin School Board approved several agenda items Monday night to help alleviate some budget issues for the 2010-2011 school year.
BHS softball team back to .500 with Tuesday’s sweep
April 15, 2010
SPRING HILL — After four straight losses, the Baldwin High School softball team got its season back on track here Tuesday night. BHS opened the season with a sweep of Wellsville, but fell in doubleheaders to De Soto and Ottawa.
Bulldogs compete well at Baker Relays
April 15, 2010
Baldwin High School’s track and field teams continue to roll during the early portion of their season. On Friday, the Bulldogs competed at the Shocker Pre-State Invitational in Wichita and competed at a high level. They participated in their final home meet Tuesday, the Baker Relays.
Some painful project progress on 11th St.
April 15, 2010
Sometimes a squeaky wheel really does get the grease. That’s what happened over the past week after several residents of 11th Street complained to the city about the sewer line construction project that has rendered their street practically impassable, as well as caused problems with ditches.
BHS baseball splits twinbills with Ottawa, Spring Hill
April 15, 2010
SPRING HILL — Nate Growcock became the hero for the Baldwin High School baseball team on the mound and at the plate here Tuesday night. The BHS junior hit the game-winning single in the top of the eighth inning. Then he came out and completed his win on the mound.
After-school grants cut for Baldwin, Eudora
April 15, 2010
After-school programs in Baldwin City and Eudora school districts will lose their state financing as of July 1, Douglas County commissioners agreed Wednesday.
Commuter forecast for April 15, 2010
April 15, 2010
It should be dry out there on the morning commute but chances for rain look more likely as the day wears on. There are no major traffic delays slowing you down. Drive safely.