Archive for Thursday, April 2, 2009

Remember When

April 2, 2009

10 Years Ago (April 1, 1999)

A ground-breaking ceremony was organized for the new Brewers’ Price Chopper. Those shown in the photo were: JR Nolting, Don Brewer, Clay Nairn, Quinten Brewer, Noel Brewer and Chad Nolting.

The only race for the USD 458 (Basehor-Linwood) Board of Education was a write-in contest between Ron Grover and Danny Dearinger.

Janell’s Quilt Patch, Basehor, was on a tour of 16 quilt shops as part of the first Kansas City Quilt Shop Hop.

Norman Maier received the Outstanding Mason in Kansas Award for his long service to the organization.

25 Years Ago (April 5, 1984)

Al Ramirez filed for re-election to the Kansas Legislature and Pat Scherzer was a candidate for another term as a member of the Wyandotte County Commission.

Dan Bowman was elected president of the McDanield-Northwest-Southwest PTA. Other officers were: Peggy Stucky, vice president; Jane Casey, treasurer; and Janie Reilly, secretary.

Becky Mies, third-grader, raised $253.60 in donations for the “Jump for Heart” American Heart Association drive at Sacred Heart School.

Helen Eibes, Betty Pogue, Ann Grigsby, Reba Shaw, Mae Fern Smith and Edna Peterson were hostesses for the Bonner Springs-Grandview Senior Citizens meeting.

50 Years Ago (April 2, 1959)

Rudy Kellner, Glen Price Jr. and Bill Sedgwick were named as delegates to Sunflower Boys State. Sharon Coleman was the local delegate to Sunflower Girls State.

Del Hininger was the only candidate for mayor of Bonner Springs.

Joseph Merriam was in charge of the swimming training program for the local Boy Scouts.

Mrs. Ronald Mapes was hostess for the Jolly Jills EHU meeting. Mrs. Ralph Trent gave the program on “Credit Buying.”

100 Years Ago (April 1, 1909)

The railroad depot at Frisbie was burglarized.

The skating rink was under new management. L. E. Richards, proprietor, said a new floor would be installed.

Marshal Ben Milstead arrested a Kansas City, Kan., man wanted in connection with a theft of $65. Milstead also arrested two hobos charged with assaulting a railroad brakeman.

Cold, rainy weather caused many Kaw Valley potato farmers to be behind schedule with their spring work.

Frank Alden had two funeral cars available for services.

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