10 Years Ago (Dec. 14, 2000)
Nikki Perry, Melody Brown, Amy Schaffer and Abby Ross were named “Students of the Month” at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Dale won first place in the Bonner Springs division of the Chamber of Commerce Christmas decorating contest. Stephanie Eickhoff won the Edwardsville division.
The Rev. Randy Beeman resigned as pastor of Edwardsville Christian Church to accept a similar post in Johnson County.
Bonner Springs Bravettes defeated Mill Valley, 55-40. Andrea Dill scored 11 points.
25 Years Ago (Dec. 19, 1985)
Eazy World, a new appliance and rental store, opened for business on Kansas Highway 32. Charley Warren was store manager and Carol and Al Hiatt were the owners.
The Marion Vaughn Christmas Fund delivered 338 baskets to needy families.
Elbert Surrite won first place in the Bonner Springs division of the Christmas decorating contest. Gill McNeill was the Edwardsville winner.
Kelly Scheller was reporter for the Basehor 4-H Club. Tracy Trowbridge decorated the cake served at the club’s Christmas party.
50 Years Ago (Dec. 15, 1960)
W. J. Tinning sold his dry goods store in Bonner Springs to Joe Bussolf and Sam Goldberg.
A dedication ceremony was held for the new Kansas Highway 7 Bridge. Sharon Merrit, “Miss Bonner Springs 1960” officially opened the gate allowing traffic on the bridge.
Robert Wallace was the new master of the Bonner Springs Masonic Lodge. Harlan W. Gibson was the new senior warden.
Linda Krueger was a member of the debate team at Kansas State. In addition she was an entrant in the poetry reading competition.
100 Years Ago (Dec. 15, 1910)
Electric Railroad Co. directors met and pledged $16,000 for expansion. Philo Clark was elected chairman and Frank Warner was elected treasurer.
Bonner Springs High School rented the former dance hall and converted it into a basketball court. The school planned to have two boys teams and three or four girls teams.
Mrs. Molly Tomlin was the new worthy matron of the Bonner Springs Eastern Star. D. Clarke Kelly was the new worthy patron.
H. L. Edminister, Basehor Delivery Service, purchased a new surry.