Archive for Thursday, June 11, 2009

Remember When

June 11, 2009

10 Years Ago (June 10, 1999)

The Bonner Springs City Council voted to install street signs along North Neconi to honor Leroy Tombs.

Doug Kapeller resigned as Bonner Springs High School baseball coach.

Among those winning awards at the Clark Middle School volleyball camp were Katie Kirk, outstanding passer, and Amy Parks, outstanding setter.

John Haley, Bonner Springs chief of police, announced plans to hold a series of sobriety checkpoints.

State Sen. Ray Cox was the featured speaker at the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Business Appreciation Luncheon.

John Mallory, of Bonner Springs, was selected to play in the Metro All-Star football game. Mike Neal, of Bonner Springs, played in the Metro Baseball Association all-star game.

25 Years Ago (June 14, 1984)

The Leavenworth County Commission approved a special use permit for an incinerator to be built west of Bonner Springs.

State Rep. Al Ramirez, Republican, was opposed by Bill Clark, Democrat, in the general election.

The Bonner Springs City Band held its first concert in the Commercial State Bank parking lot.

The Basehor EHU met at Township Hall with Karen Cooper and Gerry Wiley as co-hostesses.

Kevin Billings, Basehor graduate, signed a letter-of-intent to play football at Central Methodist.

Bob Ritter was elected president of the Bonner Springs-KNEA. Lillie Abbott was the secretary and Ruth Ann Kirby was treasurer.

Dr. Lloyd G. Forester announced the opening of the Wheatland Centre in Edwardsville.

50 Years Ago (June 11, 1959)

Sharon Coleman attended Sunflower Girls State.

Mayor Del Hininger announced plans for major street improvements in Bonner Springs.

John Miller was chairman of the 4-H Flower and Garden Show.

Father Paul Kelly, a former Bonner Springs resident, was named pastor of the new Catholic Church being built in Johnson County.

Mrs. Ward Kiester was superintendent of the Vacation Bible School at the Basehor Methodist Church.

The Bill Hughes Sinclair Service Station softball team had a 2-4 record in early play.

Lawrence Roudybush was elected to the Bonner Springs High School Board of Education.

100 Years Ago (June 10, 1909)

In a fund-raising baseball game, the traveling Colorado Bloomer Girls defeated a pick-up team from Bonner Springs, 6-5. Gate receipts amounted to $39.

Robert Warner opened a new music studio in the Kuhn Building. He specialized in teaching piano.

Ed Page moved his pool hall to Linwood.

A case of small pox was reported in the Monticello area.

W. S. Twist told the city council his firm could supply all the electrical power needed by residents of Bonner Springs.

Elder James Michaels was holding revival services at the Edwardsville Christian Church.


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