Archive for Thursday, September 11, 2008

Remember when

September 11, 2008

10 Years Ago

(September 10, 1998)

Dr. Lloyd Forester, Jr., retired from his dentistry practice in Edwardsville. The business was sold to Dr. John F. Williamson.

Football season got off to a rough start for both Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood. Bonner Springs was defeated by Harmon, 26-6. Lansing defeated the Bobcats, 40-0.

25 Years Ago

(September 8, 1983)

Becky Liter was shown in a photo operating the new payroll computer system in the USD 204 school district office. Sue Stinnett, city clerk, said the city's new computer system saved about two weeks in preparing the budget for 1984.

A mortgage-burning ceremony was held at the Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Basehor High School opened competition in the newly-formed Kaw Valley League.

Jerry Weaver, Bonner Springs police detective, was promoted to the rank of sergeant.

50 Years Ago

(September 11, 1958)

Gov. George Docking said he would attend a Democratic Party rally in Lions Park.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Bible Baptist Church building. The Rev. George H. King was pastor.

Mrs. Thelma Jones was president of the American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Jessie Sallee was first vice president.

100 Years Ago

(September 10, 1908)

The Bonner Springs City Council approved a $15,981 contract with Mike Welsh to build the new sewer system.

Thieves broke into the Coker Brothers Store in De Soto and stole goods valued at $250. The thieves stole a railroad handcar and used it to reach Bonner Springs where it was dumped.

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