Archive for Thursday, October 8, 2009

Remember When

October 8, 2009

10 Years Ago (Oct. 7, 1999)

Mandy Delich and Brandon Wilson were crowned as Bonner Springs High School homecoming king and queen.

Kevin Elder and Sarah Rodenbaugh were crowned as Basehor-Linwood High School homecoming king and queen.

Jim Trower was named “firefighter of the year” by the Fairmount Township Fire Department.

25 Years Ago (Oct. 11, 1984)

Construction was under way on a McDonald’s on Kansas Highway 7. The business was owned by Tom and Marilyn Dobski.

Bonner Springs defeated Olathe North, 14-7, to move into first place in the EKL.

Suzanne Spring was the Basehor High School homecoming queen.

Dan Fraker purchased the first 1985 Chevrolet from Ed Roberts Chevrolet Co. He was shown in a photo accepting the keys from Tim Thompson, finance manager.

50 Years Ago (Oct. 8, 1959)

Christine DeBerry was appointed as Bonner Springs city clerk and Patsy Klamm was the assistant city clerk.

Norma Roberts was elected president of the Wyandotte County 4-H Council.

The Bonner Springs HDU met at the home of Mrs. Walter Wilkins.

100 Years Ago (Oct. 7, 1909)

The First Christian Church had its annual meeting and reported an income of $3,601.15. The pastor’s salary was $912 per year.

Ed Berg, Basehor mail carrier, left on vacation and Ed Waldron was his substitute.

Mayor A. B. C. Dague attended the Mid-West Mayors’ meeting in St. Louis.

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