10 Years Ago, (Jan. 28, 1999)
Bonner Springs High School cheerleaders won first place in a competition at the Tonganoxie tournament. Amy Hamilton and Tammy Chladny were the sponsors. Adam Berry, Nathan Fulkerson and Sean Birdsong were named to the all Tonganoxie tournament team.
Bryan Carroll and Isaac Garlington were first and second in the spelling bee at Edwardsville Elementary.
Allen Goens, Fairmount Township fire chief, was shown in a photo with a new pumper and rescue unit.
25 Years Ago, (Feb. 2, 1984)
Plans were announced for a new open air farmers market at the Wyandotte County Park.
Angela Smith was crowned as queen of the Tonganoxie Tournament. Bonner Springs also was honored for having the best pep section. The Braves won the tournament defeating Tonganoxie 56-50 and Hughes Suffren was named the most valuable player.
The New Century Club completed plans for its annual arts and crafts festival. Entries were being taken by Donna Penner.
50 Years Ago, (Feb. 5, 1959)
The Bonner Springs City Council adopted a resolution in support of having the national Agricultural Hall of Fame located in Bonner Springs. Del Hininger was leading the effort to have the facility located in Bonner Springs.
Noel Brewer and Art Hanson were elected to the board of directors of the Bonner Springs Businessmen’s Club.
Greeley Gas Co. announced plans to spend $125,000 on system improvements in the Kaw Valley.
100 Years Ago, (Jan. 28, 1909)
The Chieftain announced they would no longer take advertisements submitted after the deadline. The practice caused the newspaper to nearly miss mailing deadlines.
The whistle was tested at the new flour mill being constructed by F. M. Mansfield.
Road overseer A. J. Jaggard said residents would be fined for burning trash in the streets and also for throwing ashes and other trash in alleys. The newspaper urged the city council to provide garbage cans to residents.