Archive for Thursday, July 31, 2008

Remember When

July 31, 2008

10 Years Ago

(July 30, 1998)

Members of the cast of the Bonner Springs City Library musical, "Grease," were: Allison Bribiesca, Ashlee Espinoza, Monica Sorensen, Meg Fowler, Aubry Miller, Alyssa Aude, Allison Cushman, Amy Pino, Arielle Woolf, Ben Smith, Tanner Cashman, Melissa Ford and Christopher Bribiesca. Susan Leininger-Stucki was the director. The play was part of the Tiblow Days entertainment.

Dr. John F. Williamson purchased the dental practice of Dr. Lloyd Forester, Edwardsville, who was retiring.

25 Years Ago

(July 28, 1983)

The Carol Byrd Dancers were among the volunteer groups performing during the Tiblow Days celebration. A square dance was planned with Gloria Smith as the caller.

Harold Adkins, executive director, said the Ag Hall of Fame had acquired a complete blacksmith shop for its Farm Town, USA.

Margaret Gebhardt was honored for her service to the Western Wyandotte County Democrat Club.

Leroy C. Tombs was appointed to the Kansas Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights.

50 Years Ago

(July 31, 1958)

Ward Harrington spoke at the High 12 Club in Kansas City, Kan.

The Bonner Springs Council of Clubs announced plans to conduct the "Frontier Day" celebration on Aug. 23.

Dr. J. G. Lee celebrated his 90th birthday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lee.

Linwood Cub Scout Den 9 met at the home of Bobby Hemphill.

100 Years Ago

(July 31, 1908)

Onlookers pulled a woman from the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, seconds before a train arrived. A child who was with the woman dropped a parcel on the tracks and the woman fell when she went to retrieve the package. Persons rushed from the sidewalk and got her out of the way of the oncoming passenger train.

The Bonner Springs Grays defeated Linwood, 6-5. McKinney was the winning pitcher and Allison took the loss for Linwood.

The Bonner Springs Christian Church reported disbursements of $153.51 for the quarter ending June 30.

A record blackberry crop was being harvested in the Edwardsville area.


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