Archive for Thursday, December 8, 2011

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Polls

Have you begun listening to Christmas music?

Response Percent
Christmas music, bah humbug!
 
52%
Yes, I love it
 
41%
No, not yet, but I will soono
 
5%
Total 36

All stories

Jeweler has offered to mount 100-year-old diamond found in Salvation Army kettle
Unusual donation turned up at Shawnee Walmart
12:50 p.m., December 8, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A1
A Salvation Army kettle from Shawnee turned up a sparkly surprise when workers opened it to count the day’s donations.
Baker University sports roundup
December 8, 2011
Baker University has scheduled a pep rally for its men’s soccer team today. It will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Collins Gym.
BHS girls rebound from opening loss with back-to-back wins
December 8, 2011
LOUISBURG ― Baldwin High School girls’ basketball coach Bob Martin was pleased to see his team respond to dropping its opening game with a pair of victories this week.
BHS boys basketball squad begins season 3-0
December 8, 2011
LOUISBURG ― It hasn’t always been sharp or well-executed, but Dustin Leochner and his Baldwin High School boys’ basketball players will take their 3-0 start on the season.
Bonner, Shoemaker lead BHS wrestlers at GEHS tournament
December 8, 2011
Colton Bonner started his senior wrestling campaign with a bang Saturday at the Gardner-Edgerton Invitational. The 220-pound senior finished runner-up at a tournament full of larger schools from the Kansas City area, as well as out of state.
Berg selected to Class 4A all-state football squad
December 8, 2011
Chad Berg received a surprising 16th birthday gift from his father Monday morning. The Baldwin High school sophomore awakened to find out he was chosen as an honorable mention running back on the Topeka Capital-Journal’s Class 4A all-state team.
Boilers key to Baker University keeping heating costs down
December 8, 2011
As temperatures drop outside, people are beginning to turn up their thermostats and, in turn, see their utility bills rise. At Baker University, Jeremy Portlock, director of the physical plant, along with other members of the maintenance staff, work to keep energy and utility bills low.
High utility bills cutting into USD 348 budget
December 8, 2011
Although the hot summer months are long gone, the Baldwin School District continues to battle expensive utility costs, especially electricity.
Holiday Home Tour returns to provide decorating ideas
December 8, 2011
Decorating for the holidays can become monotonous when families annually use the usual garland, tree and holly. This year, those who attended the Homes for the Holidays 2011 Homes Tour Sunday, hosted by The Pink Lady, The Pink Lady Home and The Cranberry Market, were able to find inspiration in the décor used at the six stops on the tour.
Annual Vespers concert debuts “Sounds of the Season” musical piece
December 8, 2011
Matthew Potterton and the Baker University Vespers program gave the world premier of a Christmas song that has yet to be published during Sunday’s performances.
City council approves temporary financing for North Sixth Street project
December 8, 2011
On Monday night, the Baldwin City Council moved one step closer to beginning the North Sixth Street Project. The city council unanimously approved a temporary note issue for the principal amount of $2,325,000, which will be used to pay the beginning costs of the project.
Magazine cover stirs interest in Baker University’s King James Bible
December 8, 2011
At 400 years of age, a King James Bible in Baker University’s Quayle Bible Collection is enjoying newfound fame. The “He” of 1611 Bible is one of two King James Bibles from that first year of its publication in the collection.