10 Years Ago (March 30, 2000)
Fred Stanbrough was chairperson of a citizens group supporting the USD 204 (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville) school bond issue.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the new Glenwood Ridge Elementary School. Kerri Mueller, Basehor-Linwood school board president and T. J. Gumm, president of the school student council, were shown in a photo at the ribbon cutting.
Members of a Chamber of Commerce sub-committee to raise funds to finance Christmas decorations for Edwardsville were: Phyllis Freeman, Pastor Randy Beeman, Dr. Mike Teeple, Sharon Miller, Linda Stansbarger, Janie Jackson, Johnetta Mellott and Sherry Knight.
25 Years Ago (April 4, 1985)
Bonner Springs Mayor Reece Kuhn and Edwardsville Mayor Lindy Trent were re-elected to office. Rae Sedgwick, Jim Lenz, Amy Walters and Don Beets were elected to the Bonner Springs City Council. George Radcliff Sr. and Dr. Phil Bradshaw were elected to the Edwardsville City Council. Chris Bush, Dr. Jeff Elmer and Gail Shepherd were elected to the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education.
Janie Caton, Louis Haney and Joe Nick were elected to the USD 458 (Basehor-Linwood) Board of Education.
Teanne Hackney was named student of the month at Pioneer Jr. High. Don Smith was the winner of the teacher of the month award.
Shirley Vaughn, Bonner Springs High School, was the winner of the Kansas Volleyball Coach of the Year award.
50 Years Ago (March 31, 1960)
The rebuilt organ at the Bonner Springs Methodist Church was dedicated in honor of Lillian Everett who had been organist for 50 years.
Wilbur Frisbie and G. A. Emerson filed as candidates for the Bonner Springs City Council. Art Penner filed as a candidate for the school board.
The Basehor Garden Club met at the fire station with Mrs. Glen Hubble as hostess.
Paul Spahn was the new biology and general science teacher at Bonner Springs High School.
The Sharon Sport Shop was open on Oak Street. The business was owned by Don Coffman and Herman Merritt.
Mrs. Bernice Eilhellig’s piano students presented a recital at the RLDS Church.
100 Years Ago (March 31, 1910)
A mass meeting of taxpayers was called to discuss the high school building project. The meeting was planned at the Electric Theatre following the first show.
A young woman suffered several cuts when the team she was driving bolted and the wagon overturned.
Basehor High School students planned a social event on the lawn at the school.
The Bonner Springs City Council approved an ordinance prohibiting residents from allowing chickens, ducks, geese and other fowl from running free on the streets. The proposed fine was $3.
A knife fight broke out between two men working on the labor gang for the new rock road. One man received a seven-inch cut, however he declined to press charges.
The Bonner Springs Hardware Co. announced it had received a major shipment of harnesses, plows, cultivators and mowers.
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