Archive for Thursday, April 16, 2009

Remember When

April 16, 2009

10 Years Ago (April 15, 1999)

Brian Berg, Mike Goins and Susie Sadrakula were Bonner Springs High School valedictorians. Aaron Day and Jennifer Smith were the salutatorians.

Pastor Sandy Seaba was honored for his 25 years of service as pastor of Elm Grove Baptist Church.

Craig Maleta shot an 85 to lead the Basehor-Linwood golf team at the Lansing Invitational.

Mayor Ted Stolfus presented an appreciation plaque to outgoing council member Keith Scheidt.

Bank Midwest-Edwardsville Branch honored Jonetta Mellott for 25 years of service as an employee.

25 Years Ago (April 19, 1984)

The Leavenworth County Planning Commission planned a public hearing concerning a special use permit for an incineration plant west of Bonner Springs.

The average salary for USD 204 (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville) teachers was $19,811. The average salary for Basehor-Linwood teachers was $17,811.

Janie Ochoa was named as a cheerleader for Kansas State University.

Carl Taylor, Bonner Springs, was named Kansas 5A coach of the year.

The Rev. S. E. McPeek announced Easter service plans at Emmaus Lutheran Church.

50 Years Ago (April 16, 1959)

The Bonner Springs Junior High band, under the direction of Greg Weber, planned its spring concert.

Freddy Cook, Steve Krueger and Billy Pollard won movie tickets in a drawing conducted by the Cub Scouts.

Carolyn Roberts entered the “Miss Bonner Springs” pageant.

The Hurst Egg Products, Inc. plant was re-opening and planned to hire 100 women and some men. Sam Gillum was the plant manager.

Seventh and eighth grade students at Edwardsville School took a tour of Topeka and Lawrence. They were accompanied by Mrs. Frank Bowker and Mrs. Morton Holmes.

W. D. McMullen, superintendent, announced plans to provide polio shots to grade school children.

100 Years Ago (April 15, 1909)

High winds caused major damage in the area. The large window at the Philo Clark building was blown in. Several buildings in the Piper area had major damage.

L. T. Tutt was elected secretary of the Bonner Springs school board at the annual meeting. The board approved a budget of $5,000 and decided to place a bond issue on the ballot to build a new school.

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