Archive for Thursday, June 25, 2009

Remember When

June 25, 2009

10 Years Ago (June 24, 1999)

The theme for the Basehor Fourth of July celebration parade was “Marching To The Next Millennium.”

State Rep. Ray Cox, Bonner Springs city manager Weldon Padgett, county administrator Dennis Hayes and traffic engineer Fred Backus met with residents to discuss problems that might be caused by the new speedway.

Doris Stith and Muriel Jared were hostesses for the Bonner Springs Garden Club meeting.

25 Years Ago (June 28, 1984)

The Pilot Club donated a new slippery-slide for Lions Park. Beulah Burdette, Margaret Hendry and May Brown were shown in a photo officially presenting the equipment to Bob Evans, city manager.

Alan Stolfus, a senior at Kansas State, won a Scripps-Howard Journalism Competition scholarship for public service reporting.

The RLDS Church held an ice cream social and bazaar during the city band concert. Matt Betts was shown in a photo trying his luck at one of the games.

50 Years Ago (June 25, 1959)

Frank Schirmer and Reece Kuhn were keynote speakers at the Rotary Club meeting and both urged merchants to support the master plan.

Marvin Pollock was the new assistant scoutmaster of the Edwardsville Boy Scout troop. Gene Nuesse was the scoutmaster.

An announcement was made that students in the Walker-Twist School District would attend school at the Walker School. A proposal to join the Bonner Springs School District was rejected.

100 Years Ago (June 24, 1909)

Frank Warner announced the electric railroad line would be completed in time to bring passengers to the Bonner Springs Chautauqua.

C. D. Wilcox purchased the stock of the Loring Store and moved it to Linwood. This was the first time in 30 years that Loring had been without a store.

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