10 Years Ago (Jan. 13, 2000)
Kory Michael Cole, son of Rodney and Karen Cole, Basehor, was the winner of the Chieftain-Sentinel First Baby Contest.
Roger Mignot, BSHS counselor, announced a financial aid meeting for parents of students planning to attend college.
Al Stucklik, president of the Vaughn-Trent Community Services board of directors, was shown in a photo presenting plagues to retiring employees, Chuck McQuisten, executive director, and Elaine Jordon, Thrift Store manager.
John Lillig and Chris Dusil were taking entries for the Knights of Columbus free throw contest set for Basehor Elementary East School.
25 Years Ago (Jan. 17, 1985)
Dr. Jeff Elmer was elected chairperson of the advisory board of SPICE (Special Programs in Creative Education).
Kim Beatty was the Bonner Springs candidate for queen of the Tonganoxie Invitational Basketball Tournament.
The Bonner Springs High School Booster Club had a fundraising pancake breakfast. Larry Hitchcock was club president.
Mrs. Arthur Amrein, Bonner Springs, was elected president of the Union Pacific Old Timers Club No. 4.
Heavy snow inundated the area causing a variety of closings. Greg and Jason Lee were shown in a photo shoveling snow in front of the First National Bank building.
50 Years Ago (Jan. 14, 1960)
Robert E. Green was named Scoutmaster of Troop 41.
The Piper School District announced plans for an election proposal to issue $48,000 in bonds to finance construction of three classrooms.
Mrs. Tom Millett was the new president of the Sacred Heart Altar Society. Other officers were: Mrs. Jim Finley, first vice president; Mrs. Wayne Hestand, second vice president; Mrs. George De Noff, secretary; and Mrs. John Stubbs, treasurer.
The Rev. Warren Shepherd resigned as pastor of Rehm’s Park Baptist Church.
The Band Booster Club planned a fundraising dance to pay for new uniforms. Mrs. Lloyd March, president, said the new uniforms would cost $75 each.
100 Years Ago (Jan. 13, 1910)
The Wyandotte County Commission voted to build a rock road between Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. A large group of Bonner Springs residents attended the meeting and supported the project.
The Bonner Springs City Council heard a complaint from A. W. Holmes that dealers were selling jewelry in the city without licenses.
Marshal Ben Milstead arrested a woman for bringing illegal liquor into the city.
Dr. Ferguson announced plans to start a dental practice in the city.
The Chautauqua Association Stockholders planned a meeting in the W.O.W. Hall above the Magnolia Café.
Pastor F. B. Benson was conducting a revival meeting at the Methodist Church.