Archive for Thursday, August 12, 2010

Remember When

August 12, 2010

10 Years Ago (Aug. 10, 2000)

The Bonner Springs Senior Citizens announced plans for the annual spaghetti dinner. Cost for tickets was $4.50.

Head coaches for Basehor-Linwood High School were Paul Brown, football; Kelly Brungardt, cross country; and Kevin Suther, volleyball.

Former Mayor Reese Kuehn announced a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of vandals who defaced the “Welcome to Bonner Springs” sign.

Al Ramirez was named as chairperson of the Wyandotte Committee to Elect George W. Bush as President.

25 Years Ago (Aug. 15, 1985)

Melissa Payne was crowned as the Northeast Kansas Honey Queen during the Wyandotte Co. Fair.

High point winners for the Fun Valley Swim Club were Cameron Hudson and Brian Glenn.

Al Morey was head cross country coach for Bonner Springs High School. Bill Scott was the girls’ tennis coach.

Basehor High School planned to open the football season against Spring Hill. Linwood High School played eight-man football and was to open against Gridley.

The Graves Dance Company announced it would perform during the Leavenworth Co. Fair and Wyandotte Co. Fair.

50 Years Ago (Aug. 11, 1960)

W. D. Grinstead was elected president of the rural high school board of education. Mrs. Evangeline Ewing was elected board treasurer and Ruth Barb continued to serve as board clerk.

E. S. Sammer announced that he sold the Sammer Welding Company to the Mey Wood Machine Company.

The Loring Board of Education filed an application to become part of the Bonner Springs school district.

Students from the area already attend Bonner Springs High School.

Two men robbed the Betts Creek store and took tobacco products valued at $50.

Robert Clark was promoted to the position of principal at McDanield School.

100 Years Ago (Aug. 11, 1910)

Two brothers were arrested for an attempted burglary of the Walker Hardware store. Marshall Ben Millstead interrupted the burglary and chased the two men. Shots were exchanged but no one was injured.

Bonner Springs school board planned a public meeting to vote on the tax levy, which had to be increased to pay for the new school building.

The Bonner Springs City Council voted to install street lights on Armour Avenue. They also appointed W. E. Voiles to the council replacing J.C. Kerby who resigned.

Mrs. George Hoch was hostess for the regular meeting of the Basehor Ladies Aid Society.

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