Archive for Thursday, June 16, 2011

Also from June 16

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Polls

How often do you dine in Baldwin City?

Response Percent
Never
 
43%
Seldom, not enough choices
 
41%
Most days of the week
 
12%
Every day of the week
 
2%
Total 73

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Community meeting kicks off visitor study in Baldwin City
June 16, 2011
David Reynolds’ job this summer is to determine what Baldwin City has to offer visitors, and to come up with marketing strategy ideas to grow tourism in Baldwin City.
Baldwin High School state titles piling up
June 16, 2011
The trophy case at Baldwin High is full, a product of the school’s vast athletic success in the last decade. And thanks to this season’s efforts from the boys and girls cross country teams and the boys and girls track & field teams, there are four more state championship trophies that don’t have a home quite yet.
History was made with BHS track, cross country state titles
Off the Rim column
June 16, 2011
Whew! It’s time to catch my breath and relax a bit after a busy month of June, which included some wacky weather and two more state championships for Baldwin High School. The 2010-2011 school year included a lot of success by many BHS teams and athletes.
Ramie Burkhart chosen as BHS senior female athlete of 2010-2011
June 16, 2011
In four years at Baldwin High School, Ramie Burkhart helped bring one program from the depths, nearly reaching the state level in another and won two state championships on her third team. Those were just some of the team accomplishments that the BHS girls’ volleyball, basketball and track teams achieved while Burkhart was in school. Her career was also filled with numerous individual honors on the league, area and state levels.
Baldwin City child chosen as state finalist for pageant
June 16, 2011
Sariah Judy’s 5-year-old daughter, Lillian, is a state finalist in the National American Miss Pageant, and Judy always makes sure to clarify to people what type of pageant her daughter is in.
Baker’s sorority renovates house
June 16, 2011
Current members of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority at Baker University are away from Baldwin City for the summer, which makes summer the best time for the sorority house to receive renovations.
School board transfers $800,000 of construction dollars to bond, interest fund
June 16, 2011
In their final USD 348 Board of Education meeting, the four departing school board members gave a large chunk of money back to the district patrons. With the November 2008 Bond Issue projects estimated at finishing well under their $22.9 million estimated total, the school board voted to give back some of the bond money.
Midnight Farm helps riders build strength to overcome illness
June 16, 2011
George Averill’s son, Sean, 16, can be seen Wednesdays at Midnight Farm’s therapeutic riding session holding onto the reins of a horse as it begins to trot. About a year ago, when Sean, who has cerebral palsy, first started therapeutic riding sessions at Midnight Farm, he could not even hold onto the reins.
City plans Take Charge event for public with free food, games
June 16, 2011
The city is planning an evening of fun next week to raise awareness as the Take Charge Challenge contest enters its homestretch. Local residents and families are invited to an evening of free food and games. The event, sponsored by the city of Baldwin City, will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at The Lodge, 502 Ames Street.
Fathers are focus of annual Planes, Trains and Automobiles event
June 16, 2011
The annual Planes, Trains and Automobiles is taking place on Father’s Day weekend, but event coordinator Steve Friend said the events Saturday are catered to every member of the family. Friend said he has tried to add to and build up the event each year with new activities and has planned new activities for Saturday.
Two local restaurants change names, owners
June 16, 2011
Brent Boyle has worked in the food industry since he was 15 and always wanted to own a restaurant. Boyle made that dream a reality last September when he purchased Cordoba’s Family Restaurant, along with co-owner Jeremy Rodrock, and the two are now making the restaurant their own.
Sandstone striving to overcome economy
June 16, 2011
Last year was a “bloodbath” for music venues across the country.