10 Years Ago
(Oct. 8, 1998)
Basehor-Linwood High School announced plans for its homecoming celebration. Queen candidates were: Angie Cofer, Jamie Oberg and Lindsay Rhodus. King candidates were: Micah Bray, Dustin Sharp and Byron Watkins.
A project to refurbish a monument at the grave of Henry Tiblow was completed. Roger Miller, chairperson of the centennial committee, was shown in a photograph with Charles Tiblow, a relative, at the gravesite marker.
Jonetta Mellot took first place in the chili contest and Susie Scott won the pie-baking contest at the Edwardsville AutumnFest celebration. Bank Midwest-Edwardsville Branch won the trophy for having the best float in the parade.
25 Years Ago
(Oct. 13, 1984)
Rhonda Newton, Tiblow 4-H Club, received the Danforth “I Dare You” award for leadership.
After an absence of several years, Bonner Springs High School Kayettes were planning a powder puff football game. Carl Taylor and Tim McGinnis were the coaches.
John Long was the new body shop manager at Ed Roberts Chevrolet.
50 Years Ago
(Oct. 9, 1958)
William Stephan was the operator of a new Standard Service Station being built in Bonner Springs. Art Hanson, builder, said the station would open in January.
Linwood won its third straight football game romping over Vinland, 65-13.
Anna Jean Holyfield, Basehor, was the new director of the Santa Fe Trail Council of Girl Scouts.
100 Years Ago
(Oct. 8, 1908)
The Bonner Springs Christian Church was leading the Leavenworth Christian Church in a Sunday School attendance contest.
A six-year-old boy escaped serious injury when he was kicked by a horse.
James Trant was having his house in Edwardsville painted.
A sudden dip in temperature resulted in an early freeze and heavy damage to the late corn and tomato crops.
A gang of 30 men were working on Front Street digging the trench for the water main. C. E. Briggs, manager, said preference was given to Bonner Springs men who were willing to work for $1.75 per day.