Archive for Thursday, March 5, 2009

Remember When

March 5, 2009

10 Years Ago, (March 4, 1999)

Sacred Heart School spelling winners were: Justin Killingsworth and Caleb Churchwell. Clark Middle School winners were: Tara Smith and Briana Douglas.

Basehor Parents as Teachers planned a health fair. Jacki Hempel was parent educator.

The Basehor Rental Co. opened for business. Owners were Chris Garcia, Bernie Dugan and Jeff Himpel.

Information about the BPW Las Vegas Night was available from Helen Oelschlaeger, BPW president.

25 Years Ago, (March 8, 1984)

The Bonner Springs Braves held on for a 54-53 win over Olathe South and a trip to the 5A state tournament in Emporia. The Basehor girls basketball team earned a trip to state 4A tournament. They were led by Michelle Johnson, Sue Haney and Tracey Tripp, who were named to the all-KVL team.

Craig Sorensen won the spelling championship at Southwest School and Janelle Mefford was second.

The board of directors of the Marion Vaughn Christmas Fund voted to try operation of a thrift store for a six-month period.

50 Years Ago, (March 12, 1959)

U.S. Sen. Frank Carlson made a presentation in Congress urging support of the Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Bill Stephan opened a new Standard Service station at the corner of Front and Warner.

W. D. Mullen was appointed as the new superintendent of the Bonner Springs Grade Schools.

100 Years Ago, (March 4, 1909)

Imri Zumwalt purchased the Chieftain from Ed Matthews. Matthews also announced he was selling his home on Elm Street.

A new rock crusher was shipped to the Loring Quarry. The installation of the new equipment ended a rumor about the quarry closing.

A.B.C. Dague was being urged by residents to run for mayor of Bonner Springs.

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