Archive for Thursday, January 21, 2010

Remember when

January 21, 2010

10 Years Ago (Jan. 20, 2010)

Bret Yates won first place and Michael Huffman was second in the Sacred Heart spelling bee.

Dr. Tom Burke, president of Kansas City, Kan., Community College, was announced as the featured speaker at the installation banquet of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce.

Chris Garcia was the new president of the Basehor Chamber of Commerce. Jeral and Nola Cooper received the community spirit award.

Lara Russell, BSHS senior, displayed a variety of art work at the Bonner Springs City Library. Her senior project was glassblowing.

Julie Benjamin was the Bonner Springs High School candidate for queen of the Tonganoxie Basketball Tournament.

25 Years Ago (Jan. 24, 1985)

Dan Byers was installed as president of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce. Steve Walker was first vice president; Don Wheeler, second vice president; Charlene Biles, executive secretary, and Dave Pierce, treasurer. During the banquet, Ken Tewell received the Bonner Springs citizenship award and Art Eickhoff received the Edwardsville award.

Bonner Springs finished second in the Tonganoxie tournament and Mike Martin was named tourney MVP.

Ruth Espy was installed as worthy matron by the local Eastern Star. Joseph Stude was the worthy patron.

50 Years Ago (Jan. 21, 1960)

Judith Ann Dye, Basehor High School, and Sharon Coleman, Bonner Springs High School, were winners of the DAR Citizenship award.

Harry Malone, Frederick Stubbs, S. E. Mackey, Louis Pettit and Bobby Pembleton were elected to the board of directors of the Bonner Springs Federal Credit Union.

Mrs. Frank Shaw was neighborhood chairman for the annual Girl Scout cookie sale.

Susan Saunders was installed as worthy advisor for the Bonner Springs Rainbow Girls.

The Bonner Springs Pre-School Association met at the home of Mrs. Gene Cox.

Mrs. Robert Pickett was the new Noble Grand for the Bonner Springs Rebekah Lodge.

100 Years Ago (Jan. 20, 1910)

The men of the Christian Church played host to a banquet for the ladies. J. Paul Jones and Frank Frame were servers.

A representative was in Bonner Springs trying to interest persons in buying land in Mexico.

Marshal Millstead arrested several local youth on gambling charges.

Miss Lora McGuire, Kansas City District Epworth League, was in Bonner Springs too conduct a Bible study class.

Imri Zumwalt, Chieftain editor, urged the city council to close the local pool hall. He suggested that residents to attend the council meeting to make their wishes known.

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