Archive for Thursday, October 15, 2009

Remember When

October 15, 2009

10 Years Ago (Oct. 14, 1999)

Chris Herre was appointed to the Bonner Springs City Council, replacing David Boal who had been appointed as a Wyandotte County District Court judge.

The Basehor-Linwood High School band was raising funds to pay for a trip to the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.

John Ellison, Edwardsville chief of police, presented plaques to businesses who had helped establish a firing range.

The Bonner Springs High School boys’ cross country team took first place in the Wyandotte County meet. Brock Peterson finished first in the meet.

Robert Williams was the reporter for the Tiblow 4-H Club.

25 Years Ago (Oct. 18, 1984)

Bonner Springs High School homecoming queen candidates were Nicole Barger, Michelle McTaggart and Jill Jenkins. Attendants were Bridgette Greer, junior, and Lisa Pickert, sophomore.

The USD 204 (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville) Board of Education approved an interlocal agreement with Wyandotte County to build new ball diamonds on grounds adjacent to Pioneer Jr. High.

The Bonner Springs High School girls volleyball team won the East Kansas League championship with a perfect 13-0 record.

Judge Wayne Phillips was honored for his service as president of the Kansas District Judges Association.

The Edwardsville State Bank was celebrating its 75th anniversary. Norm Steffey was bank president.

50 Years Ago (Oct. 15, 1959)

A new, electric scoreboard was installed at Lions Park. Superintendent L. L. Van Petten and Gene Cox, head football coach, were shown in a photo inspecting the scoreboard.

A public meeting was held to discuss the possibility of building a swimming pool in Bonner Springs.

The Bonner Springs High School journalism staff conducted a successful paper drive, collecting 28,000 pounds. Proceeds were donated to the scoreboard fund. Doris Stith was journalism sponsor.

Judith Dye was crowned Basehor High School homecoming queen. Judy Calovich and Faye Carney were the princesses. Dan Reardon, captain of the football team, made the presentation.

100 Years Ago (Oct. 14, 1909)

Marshal Ben Milstead apprehended three men who had robbed a local residence. The burglary took place at 5:30 p.m. and the marshal was informed at 6 p.m. He immediately went to an area below the railroad bridge where shady characters were known to congregate. He arrested the three and recovered stolen clothes, money and jewelry. The marshal then marched the prisoners three miles back into Bonner Springs.

George Price, Basehor, attended the Horse League Convention in Harrisonville, Mo.

Earl Gordon became the sole owner of his barbershop when he purchased the interest of W. W. Holyfield, his partner. Holyfield joined the staff of the Nate Bundy barbershop.

The Ladies Reading Circle met at the home of Mrs. Bugby. Mrs. Jewett was the club president.

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