Archive for Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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Gas leak work concludes; K-32 reopens
October 20, 2010
Kansas Highway 32 is open again after Wednesday’s chlorine gas leak had several local agencies on scene just west of Bonner Springs.
Year’s market ends Sunday
October 20, 2010
The final Basehor Historical Museum farmer’s market of the year will take place Sunday morning.
K-32 closed from 150th Street to 138th Street because of gas leak incident
October 20, 2010
As of about 3 p.m. Wednesday, Kansas Highway 32 is closed from 150th Street in Leavenworth County to 138th Street in Wyandotte County because of the chlorine leak incident.
Woman injured in accident west of Basehor on 24/40
October 20, 2010
At least one person was sent to a hospital after a car accident west of Basehor on Monday.
Legal battle over water means higher fees for rural Eudora customers
October 20, 2010
In eastern Douglas County, a long-simmering water war is starting to produce new levels of pain.
Officials evacuating some areas near gas leak as precaution
12:51 p.m., October 20, 2010 Updated 02:35 p.m.
Crews continue to monitor a gas leak Wednesday afternoon west of Bonner Springs and, as a precautionary measure, are evacuating all residences and businesses within a half-mile downwind of the leak.
THS volleyball snags No. 2 sub-state seed
No. 1 St. James Academy looms
October 20, 2010
For the past few weeks, the Tonganoxie High volleyball team has been focused on attaining the No. 2 seed for its sub-state tournament and when the bracket was announced Wednesday morning that’s exactly what the Chieftains got.
Fighting SIDS
Safe Kids Kansas hopes to raise awareness
October 20, 2010
Cheri Sage, state director for Safe Kids Kansas, answers questions about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, October is SIDS Awareness Month.
Five questions: Safe Sleeping
October 20, 2010
Cheri Sage, state director for Safe Kids Kansas, answers questions about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. October is SIDS Awareness Month.
Open for business
New library in Linwood ready for readers
October 20, 2010
Linwood’s library collection once could be found in a former jail cell, Bruce Nelson noted Sunday.
Carpenter hopes second retirement successful
October 20, 2010
Tonganoxie retiring Police Chief Kenny Carpenter said he had little but common sense going for him back when he started in 1972 as a deputy for the Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office.