Elvyn Jones Editor/Reporter

Elvyn Jones is a reporter for The Mirror.

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Baldwin girls cruise to 51-17 victory against Highland Park
January 21, 2015
The Baldwin High School girls tuned up Wednesday for a busy and tough stretch with an easy 51-17 non-league victory against Highland Park. The Baldwin High School girls on Wednesday jumped on the Topeka school from the opening tip. After giving up the game’s first field goal, Baldwin scored 14-straight points. It was an efficient run with the Bulldogs getting six early inside points from senior center Alexia Stein and four more forward Maddie Ogle.
Three Baldwin High School wrestlers earn medals at Bobcat Classic
January 21, 2015
What the Baldwin High School team lacked in quantity at last weekend’s Bobcat Classic at Basehor-Linwood High School, it made up for in quality. Baldwin coach Kit Harris said only five team members, Levi Green, Ben Morgenstern, Thomas Lisher, Jon Pratt and Joel Halford, competed in the Friday, Saturday wrestling tournament, which annually attracts top teams from Kansas and nearby states. Three of those wrestlers left the tournament with medals.
Baldwin boys tough season continues
January 21, 2015
The Bulldogs fell Friday to Spring Hill, 51-40, and again Monday to Wellsville, 70-49. Although the end result was the same in both contests, the two games started and ended much differently.
Official candidates scarce for Baldwin City Council, school board as filing deadline looms
January 21, 2015
Although a number of incumbents have indicated their intent to seek re-election, the only candidate to date to file for the Baldwin City Council or Baldwin school board does not currently hold public office.
Baldwin City Council votes 2-1 to install mixed-use trail to BESIC
January 21, 2015
The Baldwin City Council voted 2-1 Tuesday to construct an 8- or 10-foot mixed-use trail along U.S. Highway 56 from 11th Street to the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center.
Baldwin school board agrees to sell Vinland for high bid of $301,000
January 20, 2015
After opening four sealed bids, the Baldwin school board voted unanimously Tuesday to sell the closed Vinland Elementary School to Darren Flory for $301,000.
Lumberyard class encourages students to explore creative sides
January 20, 2015
As she looked around the Lumberyard Arts Center classroom Monday evening, Christy Carlisle was pleased. The class is billed as an adult drawing and painting class, but for instructor Carlisle the real goal is creativity.
Community workday tradition for Baldwin City church on MLK Day
January 20, 2015
Standing in the basement Monday of Baldwin First United Methodist Church, Riley Smith, Gabby Huntoon, Kate Welch and Dylan and Abby Patterson said they associated Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with giving back to the community.
Gravel grinder brings more than 100 cyclists to Baldiwn City
January 19, 2015
Although Don Martin finished Saturday’s 28-mile Mullet Ride of gravel roads near Baldwin City, he didn’t do them all from the seat of his bicycle. The Olathe man is a dedicated enough biker to have completed extended rides of from 10 to 30 miles on his mountain bike since the start of the year, but he still found the rural Douglas County roads around Baldwin City a challenge.
Baldwin wrestlers second at Louisburg tourney
January 14, 2015
The Baldwin Bulldog wrestling team prepared for its two busiest weekends of the regular season with an impressive showing at the Louisburg Invitational.

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Priscilla Ebel adds more color to her painting of a sunset in a Lumberyard Arts Center adult drawing and painting class. Instructor Christy Carlisle encourages the class members to unlock their creativity by exploring their interests.

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Baldwin sophomore Taylor Cawley puts up a shot in the Bulldogs 51-17 victory Wednesday against Highland Park. Cawley scored a career-high 10 points in the game.

From left, Bill Neuenswander and Baldwin High School seniors Grace Mader, Lexi Evans and Dylan Swain stock recently cleaned shelves for the Baldwin City Community Food Pantry in the basement of Baldwin First United Methodist Church. The four were among about 50 people who volunteered for a MLK workday at the church.

About 120 bicyclist head west Saturday on High Street at the start of the annual Mullet Ride. The riders would complete one or two laps of a 28-course of gravel roads near Baldwin City.

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