Archive for Thursday, November 13, 2008

Remember When

November 13, 2008

10 Years Ago

(Nov. 12, 1998)

Tim Herman was director of the Basehor-Linwood High School musical, “I Am A Star.”

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the new Bonner Springs Holiday Inn Express.

25 Years Ago

(Nov. 17, 1983)

Pat Scherzer, Wyandotte County commission, spoke at the Optimist Club meeting held at Porky’s Pit II.

50 Years Ago

(Nov. 13, 1958)

Two men were charged with assault following the beating of a local youth during a football game at Lions Park.

H. W. Gibson and E. O. Reynolds were operating the down markers and chains at the Bonner Springs High School football game.

Walter Henschel sold his farm to Robert Weir.

Mrs. Eleanor Hinale was director of the third- and fourth-grade operetta at McDanield School. Mrs. Ferne Baldwin was the accompanist.

100 Years Ago

(Nov. 12, 1908)

The Bonner Springs football players were “feeling hurt” because of low attendance at games. The only businessman to attend both home games was Fred Chandler. Bonner Springs lost to Lawrence, 4-0.

The Bonner Springs Mercantile Club was planning a four-day railroad trip to advertise Bonner Springs. Mayor Philo Clark was heading the delegation.

Mayor Philo Clark announced a public meeting to discuss problems caused by high property valuations.

H. H. Kern sold his property adjacent to the Odd Fellows’ property to A. LaRock for $600.

The Ladies Reading Circle had a successful year under the leadership of Mrs. H. V. Jewell.


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