Archive for Thursday, June 10, 2010

Remember When

June 10, 2010

10 Years Ago (June 8, 2000)

The Bonner Springs City Council honored Warren Hanks, who was named Kansas Fire Chief of the Year.

Steve Costa resigned as principal of Basehor-Linwood High School and accepted a post as assistant superintendent of the Jenks, Okla., school district.

Kansas Gov. Bill Graves met with local officials to discuss problems with the proposed changes to Kansas Highway 7.

Susan Berry resigned as principal of Sacred Heart School.

Ben Denk and Kara Reed were named as winners of the Outstanding Senior Athlete awards at Basehor-Linwood High School.

25 Years Ago (June 13, 1985)

Freeman Construction Co. became the first business to announce construction of a business in the new Bonner Springs Industrial Park.

Dave Pierce was heading up planning for a Bonner Springs night at the Kansas City Royals baseball game.

Mel Burnley was appointed to a newly-created position of general manager of recreation in Edwardsville.

Bertha Knapp was named assistant branch manager at the Basehor Citizens Mutual Savings Association branch in Basehor.

Rodney Arnett won first place in the Bonner Springs mens’ single tennis tournament. Mike Anderson placed second.

50 Years Ago (June 16, 1960)

The Rev. Donald Kessler was named as the pastor of the Bonner Springs Methodist Church. The Rev. Allan Uthoff was appointed as pastor of the Basehor-Fairmount Methodist Church.

Judge and Mrs. O. Q. Claflin were honored at a farewell party. They were moving from Lake of the Forest to Kansas City, Kan.

Jerry Young was elected president of the Edwardsville MYF group. Patty Holly was the new vice president.

Sharon Merritt represented Bonner Springs at the Miss Kansas Pageant in Pratt. A large number of residents were on hand to support her at the pageant.

100 Years Ago (June 9, 1910)

The Cunningham Brothers Tent Show made a successful visit to Bonner Springs.

A Bonner Springs man was arrested and charged with selling liquor. Judge Mize fined the man $100, plus costs. After sentencing, it was announced the decision would be appealed.

A representative from the Pickent Kraut Factory visited Edwardsville to check on the quality of the cabbage crop.

The Rev. Heaton conducted special Sunday services at the Basehor Methodist Church and at the Glenwood Church.

The Linwood City Council met in special session to discuss drainage problems caused by the recent heavy rains.

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