Elvyn Jones Editor/Reporter

Elvyn Jones is a reporter for The Mirror.

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Baldwin girls have tough week
April 16, 2014
The Baldwin High softball team went 0-4 on the week, dropping doubleheaders Wellsville and Spring Hill. On Tuesday, the Bulldogs lost both games of a home twin bill to Frontier League foe Wellsville, 6-2 and 8-4.
Baldwin split doubleheader with Spring Hill
April 16, 2014
The Baldwin High baseball team put itself in position Tuesday to sweep Spring Hill High, but settled for a split when the visiting Broncos rallied to claim the nightcap.
Baldwin sweeps Wellsville in baseball twin bill
April 11, 2014
The Baldwin Bulldogs swept on Thursday a home doubleheader against Wellsville with a 4-1 win in the opener and recording a six inning 10-0 run-rule victory in the nightcap. The sweep improved Baldwin’s season record to 4-2 and came two days after the Bulldogs dropped a twin bill at Ottawa.
Baldwin softball team drops two in Wellsville
April 11, 2014
Wellsville — The Baldwin High School softball team had a tough day at the plate and in the field Thursday in losing both games of a doubleheader to Wellsville. The Bulldogs lost the first game, 3-2, in eight innings and fell in the nightcap 8-3.
Artist presents ‘visual puzzles’ in latest show at Baldwin City’s Lumberyard Arts Center
April 11, 2014
Although Colleen Z. Gregoire says she paints to get away from her day job as campaign director for United Way of Douglas County, she hopes the two pursuits have the same result.
Education funding bill on governor’s desk would mean net gain of $30,000 for Baldwin district
April 10, 2014
The Baldwin school district would see about $30,000 more in state general fund aid should Gov. Sam Brownback sign a school funding bill the Kansas Legislature passed earlier this week. Baldwin USD 348 Superintendent Paul Dorathy said the bill took away some existing funding, added $14 in per pupil state aid to local districts and provided “equalization” revenue for poorer districts to help with their local option budgets and capital outlay funds.
Baldwin Bulldog soccer team struggling offensively
April 9, 2014
The Baldwin girls soccer team was shut out in two home matches, losing 2-0 on Monday to De Soto and 4-0 and Tuesday to KC Piper.
Community Wellness Festival returns for 13th year Saturday
April 9, 2014
Although she’s new to her position as Baker University health and counseling service coordinator, Sherri Pahcoddy is aware of the potential life-saving importance of the Community Wellness Festival she is organizing. The past two years, she helped her predecessor Ruth Sarna organize the health fair, Pahcoddy said.
Baldwin High School softball team sweeps Ottawa
April 8, 2014
The Baldwin High School softball team got an outstanding performance Tuesday from freshman pitcher Kinley Burton in a double-header sweep of Ottawa. The Bulldogs won the first game, 5-3, and the nightcap, 10-2, with Burton going the distance in both games.
Glass recyling bin to be moved to Baldwin City Market
April 8, 2014
The final day for paper, cardboard, plastic and glass recycling bins at the Ottawa Street recycling site will be April 30, the Baldwin City Council was told Monday. But there was good news for local recyclers. City financial director Brad Smith said Ripple Glass and Baldwin City Market have reached an arrangement that will spot a glass recycling bin in the grocery store’s parking lot.

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Recent photos

Dustin Turner, a Baker University junior from Overbrook, has been awarded a scholarship from the National Federation of the Blind.

Baldwin sophomore Kylee Bremer beats a throw into second base for a double in the Bulldogs loss in the second game of a doubleheader Tuesday against Spring Hill.

Baldwin Junior Alexia Stein established herself as one of the top high school throwers in the state at any level with gold-medal performances in the shot put and discus this past week at the Pre-State Class in Wichita and the Baker Relays.

Blake Glover has filled a void in Baldwin City by opening a general practice law office in his hometown.

Nine-year-old Makayla Schmalendberger is all smiles with new balloon hat Will Channon, aka Grandpa Pokey, made for her at the health fairl

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