Archive for Thursday, July 8, 2010

Also from July 8

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Polls

What is your favorite movie trilogy or series?

Response Percent
National Lampoon Vacation
 
24%
Indiana Jones
 
16%
Star Wars (original trilogy)
 
11%
Jason Bourne
 
10%
Lord of the Rings
 
9%
Harry Potter
 
9%
Die Hard
 
8%
Rocky
 
5%
Godfather
 
4%
Back to the Future
 
2%
Other
 
1%
Total 99
Videos

All stories

Fencing expected around unsafe building at Sixth and High
July 8, 2010
Although barricade fencing hadn’t been put in place around an unsafe building by Tuesday’s Baldwin City Council meeting, the council was told it would be done starting today.
Neighbors: Bootsie Lauridsen
July 8, 2010
Name: Bootsie Lauridsen Occupation: Retired school secretary Place of birth: Fairmont, Minn.
Letters to the Editor
July 8, 2010
To the editor: Isn’t it sad that we have an activity director for the city of Baldwin City that is so uninterested in our lovely city to not “remember” to plan for a Fourth of July fireworks show that is enjoyed by so many of the fine folks that live here?
Food drive aimed at refilling community pantry
July 8, 2010
Kite Video is putting on a food drive to aid the Community Food Pantry for the second time in two years. It’s come at a critical time, as the food pantry’s shelves are almost empty. “With the economic situation and children out of school, the food pantry is in real need,” said Joanne Kite.
KU stars highlight Ballard’s basketball camp
July 8, 2010
First-year Baker University men’s basketball coach Brett Ballard made a splash with his inaugural summer youth camp last week at the Collins Center. After two days of working on fundamentals and drills, campers were greeted with the presence of two Kansas University men’s basketball players Friday.
Facebook friends choose top movie trilogy
Jimmy Gillispie column
July 8, 2010
After 63 days of voting, the original Star Wars trilogy was named the greatest movie trilogy/series of all time. Well, that’s at least according to my Facebook friends.
Baker’s Bott inducted into national hall of fame
July 8, 2010
Lynn Bott, director of sports medicine at Baker University, was officially inducted into the National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame on June 24 in Philadelphia. This prestigious honor is bestowed on certified athletic trainers who have made a difference in the profession.
Memorial poker tournament set for July 30
July 8, 2010
A Texas Hold ‘Em Memorial Tournament has been set for July 30 at Stony Point, north of Baldwin City. The tournament is a memorial to Jim Floersch, who lived around Baldwin City for years and died in late May. All proceeds go to his family.
Blood drive set for Saturday morning
July 8, 2010
Community Blood Center, the provider of blood services to local hospitals, will be conducting a blood drive Saturday for the Baldwin City Rotary Club in the American Legion Hall.
Crosswalk lights to be installed on U.S. 56
July 8, 2010
The on again, off again project of pedestrian crossing lights at Eighth and Ames streets is moving forward, but it’s unknown when it will be completed.
School board won’t vote on closing schools Monday night
July 8, 2010
While Monday’s Baldwin School Board meeting will be packed full of agenda items, including many policy items, it appears there won’t be a vote to close any schools. The topic of closing one or two of the rural elementary schools has been a hot one for months within the district.