10 Years Ago (Feb. 10, 2000)
Plans were announced for the grand opening of Brewers’ Price Chopper.
Basehor-Linwood High School had its courtwarming and crowned John Hills as king and Angie Hopkins as queen.
Landmark Baptist Church announced plans to build a new facility on 8.5 acres on Kansas Avenue.
Bonner Springs High School courtwarming candidates were: Bobbie Jo Elmer, Ashley Smith, Darcy Demetre, Julie Benjamin, Brandi Mathiesen, queen; Bobby Schwartman, Scott Polley, Simon Gallagher, Mike Gardner, Mike Miller, king.
25 Years Ago (Feb. 14, 1985)
Tom Stone won the Pioneer Jr. High spelling champion with Heather McGinnis, second, and Mike Myrick, third.
The Edwardsville City Council appointed Charles Cummings to the recreation commission.
Tim Jones, Edwardsville, was a member of the cast of the Full Circle Theatre production to be broadcast on Channel 19.
Nancy Younger, Basehor, joined the sales staff of Hancock Realty.
Jeanette Porter, Champ Service Line-Standard Motor Parts, was the guest speaker for the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club.
50 Years Ago (Feb. 11, 1960)
Brenda Penrod was elected district second vice president of the Future Homemakers of America.
Bonner Springs Braves had three players averaging more than 10 points per game. They were: Larry Cohan, 16.6; Mike Woolf, 15.1; and Alvin Knight, 11.5. Bonner Springs had a record of 11 wins and four losses.
The Council of Clubs announced that Glenn Price would be master of ceremonies for the Miss Bonner Springs pageant and Roy Davidson would be the sound engineer. Pat Jennings was a new entrant for the contest.
Thieves broke into Linwood High School, pried the safe open and stole the receipts from a basketball game.
100 Years Ago (Feb. 10, 1910)
Bonner Springs reported two fires during the week. A shed behind the W. S. Twist building caught on fire and was heavily damaged. An explosion in the chemistry lab at the high school burned holes in the teacher’s dress and one student suffered hand burns.
The Union Pacific Railroad was adding several employees to its labor gang according to foreman Tyson.
The Bonner Springs cement plant had a good start. Officials reported the plant had reached all of its production goals.
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