10 Years Ago (July 20, 2000)
The Bonner Springs City Council approved the addition of a canine police unit as requested by Chief John Haley.
The Basehor-Linwood Community Education program announced plans for its annual picnic at the Basehor City Park.
The Bonner Springs Lions Club honored Pat Berning with the Melvin Jones Fellow Award.
The Bonner Springs Optimist Club was sponsoring a week-long basketball camp.
The Basehor-Linwood Board of Education appointed the law firm of Lathrop and Gage with John Vatril as its representative.
25 Years Ago (July 18, 1985)
The Bonner Springs City Council approved plans to construct a new shopping area at Kansas Highway 7 and Kansas Avenue.
Tiblow Days will feature Dee Dee Harrington with the Harrington Creek Band at the Saturday evening entertainment. John Hale, also of Bonner Springs, was a member the band.
Jerry Bredwell was chairman of the annual Rotary Club Tiblow Trot.
William M. Stone was pastor of the Basehor Baptist Church.
Ann Starlin resigned as principal of Linwood High School to accept a post as principal at Perry-LeCompton High School.
50 Years Ago (July 21, 1960)
A coffee took place at the Krispy Café to introduce McDill “Huck” Boyd to the community. He was seeking the Republican nomination for governor.
Mrs. Mildred Harris of Lake Forest attended the Soroptimist Federation international convention in Detroit.
Eulah Bush filed as a Republican candidate for clerk of Sherman Township.
More than 240 youngsters took part in the Bonner Springs city recreation baseball program.
After a four-hour meeting, the Bonner Springs City Council approved a new budget that included $4,000 for the city park.
100 Years Ago (July 21, 1910)
A heavy rainstorm dampened the opening night of the Epworth League Institute. The storm caused concern in the minds of those camping in tents on the park grounds. The temperature dropped dramatically, chilling the wet campers. The stormy weather was followed by extremely hot temperatures, which reduced the attendance.
A drenching downpour emphasized the need for government aid in deepening the channel of Spring Creek.
The Hotel Bonner Springs was purchased by F. L. Carpenter of Utica, N.Y.
The Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show On Earth circus was playing in Kansas City. A number of Bonner Springs residents took advantage of low railroad fares to attend the show.