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Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Kansas soldier killed in Afghanistan
October 7, 2010
Gov. Mark Parkinson has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sunup to sundown on Friday, Oct. 8, throughout Kansas in honor of Sgt. Justin Officer of Wichita.
City council to review new peak demand rate
October 7, 2010
After listening to public comment about increased electrical bills at its last meeting, the Baldwin City Council agreed Monday the rates would be reviewed. At the Council’s Sept. 20 meeting, Frank Foye of Santa Fe Market and Jeff Simpson of Baldwin City Market each spoke about their increased rates and bills from August.
Brown, Gregory to debate issues at community forum Oct. 13
October 7, 2010
Tony Brown and TerriLois Gregory will openly answer questions together at a public forum for the first time before the Nov. 2 election. The candidate forum for the Kansas House of Representatives 10th District will be Wednesday at Baker University.
Joslyn’s goal propels BHS to 1-0 victory
October 7, 2010
Louis Joslyn and Caleb Michels worked together to give Baldwin High School a soccer victory just in the nick of time Tuesday. The pair of BHS juniors teamed up on an assist and goal in the closing seconds to help BHS earn a road victory at Perry-Lecompton.
BHS girls’ tennis players ready for regionals
October 7, 2010
Baldwin High School’s girls’ tennis team had its final warm-up before the Class 4A regional tournament begins Friday in Topeka. The Bulldogs competed in a quad at Gardner-Edgerton. As a team, the Bulldogs won the meet.
Baker University roundup
October 7, 2010
Lauren Jaqua and Lindsey Brown placed in the top 20, leading Baker University to a fourth-place finish at the 22-team Emporia State women’s cross country invitational on Friday at Jones Park in Emporia.
Bulldogs struggle at Wellsville, fall to Cardinals
October 7, 2010
A disappointing finish Saturday at the Wellsville Tournament might have carried over to Tuesday for the Baldwin High School volleyball squad. Heading into Saturday, the Bulldogs were 7-7 on the season. After Tuesday’s loss at Eudora, they fell to 8-11.
Pair of 6A schools nip BHS cross country teams
October 7, 2010
It might seem odd that neither Baldwin High School cross country team won the Saturday’s Community America Bank Invitational on their home course. However, considering the Bulldogs’ competition, normality will continue in Baldwin City. The Bulldogs finished runner-up to the teams currently ranked No. 1-ranked in Class 6A.
Bulldogs silence Thunder in homecoming rout
October 7, 2010
Jesse Austin won’t soon forget this past Friday night, because it was a special one for the Baldwin High School senior. At halftime of the Bulldogs’ football game, he was crowned homecoming king by winning the vote from his peers. An hour later, Austin was celebrating a blowout victory over Saint James Academy. The Bulldogs (5-0) beat the Thunder (2-3) by a score of 53-12.
School board sets date for rural schools public hearing
October 7, 2010
Veterans Day in the Baldwin School District might end up turning into a battle over the future of Marion Springs and Vinland elementary schools. That’s the date The Baldwin USD 348 Board of Education chose for the public hearing regarding the future of the two outlying schools. It will start at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Baldwin Junior High School auditorium.
BHS students praise homecoming week activities
October 7, 2010
Baldwin High School is still buzzing from the excitement from the crowning of this year’s homecoming king and queen, Jesse Austin and Ally Foye. “I was really surprised when they called my name,” Foye said. “I didn’t expect to win again after I won princess last year. I didn’t even really expect to get nominated.”