Archive for Thursday, November 12, 2009

Remember When

November 12, 2009

10 Years Ago (Nov. 11, 1999)

Tom Cooley was appointed as a Unified Government commissioner replacing John “Tiny” McTaggart.

The Rev. Doug Brown, Bonner Springs United Methodist Church, was the featured speaker at the Union Thanksgiving service.

Prior to its regular meeting, the Basehor-Linwood Board of Education toured the new Glenwood Ridge Elementary School.

Chad Anderson led the Bonner Springs Braves in rushing. He had 126 carries for 719 yards.

Josh Magaha, Basehor-Linwood, was named to the all-KVL football team.

Larry Berg led a discussion of proposed service projects at the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club meeting.

25 Years Ago (Nov. 15, 1984)

The Edwardsville City Council approved the sale of the nursing homes to Beverly Enterprises, Inc. The nursing homes had been built and operated by Midland Business Investment Co., a subsidiary of Union Gas.

The Bonner Springs High School debate team of Tara McCrink and Debbie Neal placed ninth at the Junction City tournament.

Joe Sechrist, Dan Burns, Rodney McConico and Greg Cop, Bonner Springs gridders, were named to the all-EKL team.

John Heckathorn was the new head basketball coach and Tim McGinnis was the new head wrestling coach at Bonner Springs High School.

50 Years Ago (Nov. 11, 1959)

Bert Scott, 87, was the oldest member of the Bonner Springs High School Booster Club.

Christy Witherspoon was shown in a photo selling the first box of Camp Fire candy to Mayor Del Hininger.

A benefit fashion show was planned by the Catholic Women of Lake Forest. Mrs. Richard Meyer was committee chairman.

Karen Kerns played an accordion solo at the Bonner Springs 4-H Club meeting.

The Rev. Albert Meinke was pastor of the Bonner Springs Bible Church.

Three employees of the Famous Cereal Plant, Mrs. Venice Kahle, Wayne Hestand and Ray Whorley received 10-year service pins.

100 Years Ago (Nov. 11, 1909)

Daniel Bauseman received the contract to construct the rock road between Bonner Springs and the township line a half-mile east of Edwardsville.

Due to financial problems, the Bonner Springs Portland Cement Co. was reorganizing. The board voted to honor all stock purchased earlier. J.D. Kuhn was chairman of the reorganization committee.

The Bonner Springs High School girls basketball team was preparing for the season. A court had been marked off on the grounds of the new school.

J. F. Brock, optometrist, was in Bonner Springs one day each week giving eye examinations and fitting glasses.

The Bonner Springs Women’s Temperance Union met at the home of Laura Jackson. The group started a new program aimed at young mothers.

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