10 Years Ago (Nov. 4, 1999)
Dana Wright was elected chairperson of the Bonner Springs Band Commission.
Sandy Cigich was the new manager of the Bonner Springs Federal Credit Union.
Jackie Kimlin caught four passes for 63 yards for Basehor-Linwood in a 32-8 loss to Bishop Ward. Evan Taylor had 10 tackles and three assists for BLHS.
John Ellison was president of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club.
Tom Cooley and Al Ramirez were among a field of 11 candidates seeking appointment to the Unified Government Board of Commissioners to replace John (Tiny) McTaggart.
Alice Hauetter, Mabel Brauer and Janet Pickett were delegates to the state Rebekah Lodge meeting in Wichita.
25 Years Ago (Nov. 8, 1984)
The Bonner Springs High School Bravettes, coached by Shirley Vaughn, won the state 5A championship. The Bravettes defeated McPherson in the championship match. Three team members: Kristi Finley, Kathy Bates and Jean Mills received all EKL honors.
State Rep. Al Ramirez received 70 percent of the vote and easily won a second term. Judge Wayne Phillips was elected to a term as a Wyandotte County district court judge.
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville division of the United Way campaign raised nearly $103,000.
Carol McGraw was crowned homecoming queen at Pittsburg State.
Angie Hertzler was named “student of the month” at Pioneer Jr. High. Larry Grosdidier was the “teacher of the month.”
50 Years Ago (Nov. 5, 1959)
Bob Woolf was president of the Bonner Springs High School Orange Top Booster Club. Other officers were: Tony Dusil, vice president and John Walz, secretary-treasurer.
A meeting of patrons was planned to discuss the location of the new Walker School building.
The Linwood Lions Club sponsored a fundraising Halloween dance at the school.
Bonner Springs defeated Argentine, 18-13, with the help of Mike Woolf and Richard Pruitt.
Mrs. Mildred Harris, Lake Forest, was honored as one of the nation’s top 10 business women by the American Business Women’s Association.
The Greeley Gas Co. filed notice that it planned to raise rates prior to the start of winter.
The Rev. Rex D. Kelly was pastor of the Basehor Methodist Church.
100 Years Ago (Nov. 4, 1909)
Bonner Springs defeated Basehor 32-0. The two teams scheduled a second game for Thanksgiving Day. In addition, the Basehor girls asked to schedule a basketball game with the Bonner Springs girls team.
A Bonner Springs man was bound over for trial on embezzlement charges. The man who was a grain inspector was charged with confiscating state funds.