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Health department offers chicken pox vaccine at reduced rate
March 18, 2010
The chicken pox vaccine is being offered to children at a reduced rate through the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.
Planning begins for this summer’s Relay for Life
March 18, 2010
Cancer. It’s an ugly disease that affects so many people.
Domestic violence center that serves Baldwin City changes its name
March 18, 2010
To better reflect its mission of helping the victims of family and domestic violence, Women’s Transitional Care Services has changed its name to Willow Domestic Violence Center.
Commuter forecast for March 18, 2010
March 18, 2010
There may be some areas of patchy fog and mist hindering your Thursday morning drive. Other than that the traffic conditions should be favorable and the sun is most likely going to make an appearance. Drive safely!
KWCA recognizes BHS coach, wrestler
March 18, 2010
Baldwin High School wrestling coach Joel Eberhart received the honor of being named the Class 4A Assistant Coach of the Year for the 2009-2010 wrestling season by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association.
Bake sale for Haiti is Saturday
March 18, 2010
Garrett England, 9, came up with a sweet idea to help out Haiti. The fourth grader at Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center is putting on a bake sale Saturday to raise funds for the earthquake-ravaged country. The sale will be from noon to 4:30 p.m. at Santa Fe Market.
Neighbors: George Wiley
March 18, 2010
Name: George Wiley Occupation: Professor of Religion at Baker University
Wellness Festival is set for March 27
March 18, 2010
The annual Community Wellness Festival, a collaborative effort between the Baldwin City Recreation Commission and Baker University, is set for 9 a.m.-noon March 27 at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus.
KSHSAA searching for all state high school track and field champs
March 18, 2010
Attention: Calling all former Kansas high school track and field champions — you are wanted in Wichita the weekend of May 28-29. The Kansas State High School Activities Association will mark a special occasion at Wichita State University that weekend. It will be the 100th Anniversary of the State Track and Field meet.
Record attendance for State of District luncheon
March 18, 2010
Changing last week’s annual State of the District event from a breakfast to a luncheon resulted in a record-breaking attendance. The fourth-annual Baldwin Education Foundation fundraiser attracted 155 guests at Stony Point Hall. The BEF raised more than $4,000 for its annual Innovative Grants, which are awarded during the first month of each school year.
BHS duo named academic all-stars
March 18, 2010
Much like the standout students chosen before them, these high school seniors’ successes are not confined to the classroom. This year’s academic all-stars are also busy with athletics and school and community activities.
Council OK is given for compromise
March 18, 2010
In the end, a compromise regarding new subdivision regulations was upheld by the Baldwin City Council at Monday’s meeting. But it didn’t happen without lengthy discussion — almost three hours — and it didn’t come without votes on three separate articles from the 250-page document the Baldwin City Planning Commission delivered to the council for action months ago.
Weaver reminisces last quarter century at Baker
March 18, 2010
After 25 years of pacing the Baker men’s basketball sideline, Rick Weaver called it quits two weeks ago. Although he won’t be coaching any longer, Weaver’s iconic status in Baldwin City won’t change. He recently sat down to talk about his coaching career, his involvement in the community and his favorite local golf course.