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Jimmy Gillispie

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Horseshoes buff earns spot in state hall of fame
October 11, 2011
If not for a heart attack 26 years ago, Ken Martin might not have received a prestigious honor from the Kansas Horseshoe Pitchers Association.
All aboard for kid-friendly train ride
June 3, 2011
Thomas the Tank Engine will visit Baldwin City over the next two weekends at the Midland Railway Depot.
Baldwin boys, girls tie for first in 4A
Strong finishes lift Bulldogs
May 29, 2011
Baldwin High track and field teams left here with a pair of tied championships Saturday night.
Baldwin athletes thrilled with medals
May 28, 2011
Three Baldwin High track and field athletes earned their first-ever Class 4A state medals on Friday during the first day of competition at Cessna Stadium.
Siblings graduate from Baker University on special day for family
May 23, 2011
Phil and Charlene Hannon had two reasons — Aaron and Annie — to celebrate Baker University’s commencement Sunday afternoon.
Baldwin City administrator leaving for job in Arkansas
April 23, 2011
Jeff Dingman, Baldwin City administrator for the past eight years, is resigning to be deputy city administrator for Fort Smith, Ark.
Baldwin City school board votes to close Vinland, Marion Springs schools
December 14, 2010
The proposal to close Marion Springs Elementary School and Vinland Elementary School passed by a 5-2 vote. Board Members Blaine Cone and Ruth Barkley opposed the motion.
Three area prep football teams ousted from playoffs
Baldwin, Wellsville, De Soto eliminated
November 13, 2010
Three big Paola plays doomed the Baldwin High football team on Friday night in the Class 4A state playoffs.
Baldwin, De Soto win state playoff football games
November 3, 2010
Blue Valley Southwest controlled time of possession, but Baldwin High dominated the scoreboard Tuesday night.
Baldwin, Eudora roll in districts
BHS routs SF Trail, EHS blanks Ottawa to set up Thursday showdown
October 23, 2010
Baldwin High wasted no time in hammering Santa Fe Trail in a Class 4A district football game Friday night. The Bulldogs rolled to a 53-14 victory to improve to 7-1 overall and 2-0 in districts to set up a showdown with rival Eudora on Thursday at EHS.

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Nicholas Cone, 3, plays with one of the toy trains under the Imagination Station tent Friday during Thomas the Tank Engine's visit to Baldwin City. He visited the Baldwin City event for the third time with his parents, John and Lauren Cone of Kansas City, Mo. The train will visit Baldwin City over the next two weekends at the Midland Railway Depot.

Crews repair power lines on U.S. Highway 56 just west of the Kansas Highway 33 intersection, Thursday, May 12, 2011. U.S. Highway 56 was closed Wednesday night after a thunderstorm knocked down power lines near the road. One lane of the highway reopened late Thursday morning.

Crews repair power lines on U.S. Highway 56 just west of the Kansas Highway 33 intersection, Thursday, May 12, 2011. U.S. Highway 56 was closed Wednesday night after a thunderstorm knocked down power lines near the road. One lane of the highway reopened late Thursday morning.

Crews repair power lines on U.S. Highway 56 just west of the Kansas Highway 33 intersection, Thursday, May 12, 2011. U.S. Highway 56 was closed Wednesday night after a thunderstorm knocked down power lines near the road. One lane of the highway reopened late Thursday morning.

Power crews repair power lines near the intersection of U.S. Highway 56 and County Road 1061 Thursday, May 12, 2011. A thunderstorm Wednesday evening knocked down power lines near the highway, forcing crews to close all lanes of the highway for about 12 hours. One lane reopened late Thursday morning.

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