10 Years Ago
(May 21, 1998)
Steven Costa was named as the new principal at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Nicole Churchwell was valedictorian at Sacred Heart School. Brian Van Mol was the salutatorian.
U.S. Rep. Vince Snowbarger visited Bonner Springs and Edwardsville as part of his re-election campaign. He was welcomed to Bonner Springs by State Rep. Ray Cox.
Edwardsville held its citywide cleanup. Volunteers Barbara Ricklefs and Amanda Clark were shown in a photograph picking up trash.
Justin Dame and Theresa Hauetter, Bonner Springs High School seniors, signed letters of intent. Dame signed in track with Hutchinson Community College and Hauetter signed to compete in volleyball at Park College.
25 Years Ago
(May 19, 1983)
Vickie Burns received the Bonner Springs High School citizenship award.
The Bonner Springs City Council was continuing plans to annex land in Johnson County.
Students from the Mary Kay Dance Studio performed at the Kansas City Arts Festival at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Grady Newton accepted an athletic scholarship to play football at Kansas State.
Dan Fraker, senior vice president of the Edwardsville State Bank, completed advanced certification from the American Institute of Banking, Inc.
Kim Papineau took overall first place in the science fair at Southwest School.
Dave Johnson was chairperson for the annual raft race planned for Edwardsville. The event was sponsored by the Edwardsville Jaycees.
50 Years Ago
(May 22, 1958)
James Dressler, manager, announced Bonner Springs Lumber Co. was building an addition to its facility on Oak Street.
The Rev. William Hastie, First Methodist Church, was the featured speaker at the Memorial Day services.
The Board of Education for the Bonner Springs Rural High School announced plans for its annual meeting and election. The term of one director, Lawrence Platt, was expiring.
Kathleen Barb was installed as worthy advisor of the local Rainbow Girls. Martha Kuhn was the soloist during the ceremony.
Dick Harp, Kansas University basketball coach, was the featured speaker at the Linwood High School graduation.
Tony Dusil was elected state secretary of the Knights of Columbus.
100 Years Ago
(May 21, 1908)
Six students were graduated from Stony Point School. H. G. Randall, county superintendent, and the Rev. E. M. McDaniels, were the speakers.
The Kansas City, Kan., High School senior play was to be presented at the Bonner Springs Opera House. The event was sponsored by the Christian Church Chorale and tickets were priced at 25 cents each. The cost was higher than normal but was necessary to pay the railroad fare for the performers.
The McDanield Post and Corp, GAR, announced plans for a special Memorial Day Service. Mayor Clark, Elder Momaw and Col. True were the scheduled speakers.
The Bonner Springs Grays defeated the Leavenworth Builders, 3-1, in the first home game of the year.