Archive for Thursday, September 3, 2009

Remember When

September 3, 2009

10 Years Ago (Sept. 2, 1999)

Returning letterwinners for the Basehor-Linwood High School cross country team were: Joey Malec, Wendy Percifield, Jessica Robinett and Jessica Kelly.

A farmers market was planned for Bonner Springs. Information was available by calling Pat Roland.

25 Years Ago (Sept. 6, 1984)

The City of Edwardsville honored George Radcliff Sr. for his years of service to the community. Mayor Lindy Trent presented a plaque to Radcliff during a reception hosted by the Kiwanis Club.

The Bonner Springs United Methodist Church announced plans for its annual fundraising barbecue.

50 Years Ago (Sept. 3, 1959)

George Meyn, Bonner Springs, was appointed as manager of the Wyandotte County Lake.

Coach Gene Cox reported that 45 players had reported for the Bonner Springs High School football team. Assistant coaches were Ed Gorsky, Bill Sigley and Dick Burns. Mike Bell was cross country coach.

100 Years Ago (Sept. 2, 1909)

Wyandotte County School Superintendent Randall visited facilities in Bonner Springs.

The quarterly conference of the Methodist Church was in Edwardsville. Dr. Heaton, district superintendent, officiated at the services.

The Edwardsville postmaster was selling subscriptions to the Chieftain.

W. H. Kemper, grandmaster of the IOOF in Kansas, was the featured speaker at the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs picnic at McDanield Park.

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