Archive for Thursday, May 29, 2008

Remember when

May 29, 2008

10 Years Ago

(May 28, 1998)

John Haley was named Bonner Springs Chief of Police.

Larry Ringel brought animals tot the Little Friends Preschool in Basehor.

Pastor Christopher Gudmundsson, Mission Creek Baptist Church, Edwardsville, graduated from Midwest Baptist Theological Seminary.

Melissa Fisher and Brandon Sifford were named outstanding senior athletes at Basehor-Linwood High School.

25 Years Ago

(May 26, 1983)

Warren Hanks, Bonner Springs Fire chief, was elected president of the Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs.

Ralph Creger, director, reported an increase in requests for assistance at the C&D Center.

Lori Brown was named director of the Bonner Springs Junior High and High School bands.

Shelley Carson and Grady Newton were winners of the outstanding athletes award at Bonner Springs High School.

50 Years Ago

(May 29, 1958)

Reece Kuhn was chairman of the student awards program for the Bonner Springs Rotary Club. Students honored were: Relna Dickson, Richard Powell, Marjorie Coiner, Gerry Saunders and Mary Espy. Ben White was president of the Rotary Club.

Richard Goodseal was named the top athlete at Bonner Springs High School.

The Rev. George H. King announced that the Bible Baptist Church had purchased property at Emerson and Oakdale.

100 Years Ago

(May 28, 1908)

Bonner Springs Grade School held its commencement ceremonies. The school had a good year despite the smallpox scare. J. D. Waters, school board director, gave the address.

The Lake Forest electric line was making good progress.

James Mann purchased two machines to spray bugs that threatened the potato crop. The crop had deteriorated due to heavy rains.

There was a brief strike at the cement plant when 31 Austrians showed up for work. The hometown workers walked off the job but returned when management said the Austrians would be sent home and local men hired.

G. W. Davis, Kansas Socialist Party, was scheduled to speak at Loring School.


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