Archive for Thursday, June 24, 2010

Remember When

June 24, 2010

10 Years Ago (June 22, 2000)

The Edwardsville Cemetery Board presented a plaque to Bill Kuhn in honor of his service to the community.

The Basehor Chamber of Commerce announced plans to present its “citizen of the year” award during the Fourth of July celebration.

Children shown in a photo taking part in the Bonner Springs City Library summer reading program were Ashton Istas, Emily Hunt, Jake Carter and Lindsay Hunt.

25 Years Ago (June 27, 1985)

A ground-breaking ceremony was held for new baseball and softball diamonds behind Pioneer Jr. High. The diamonds were being built through cooperation between Wyandotte County, USD 204 and the city of Bonner Springs.

The Rev. Robert Hilton was the new pastor of the Bonner Springs Church of Faith.

Robert DeFries, Linwood, brought in the first load of wheat to Theno Farm Supply.

The annual water carnival and a concert by the Bonner Springs City Band were among the activities planned for the Fourth of July in Bonner Springs.

Ralph Creger, director, announced a change in plans for commodity distribution at the C and D Center.

Bethany Medical Center opened a family practice clinic in Edwardsville.

Brenda Shaver was parade chairman for the Linwood Pioneer Festival. The parade theme was “Huck Finn.”

50 Years Ago (June 30, 1960)

The First Christian Church of Bonner Springs completed an expansion of its facilities and planned a dedication service in July.

Sara Kuhn and Betty Pilger, Bonner Springs High School, attended a journalism workshop at Kansas State University.

Mrs. James Hatcher and Mrs. Robert Hayes were hostesses for the Glenwood EHU meeting.

100 Years Ago (June 23, 1910)

The Missouri Valley Horticulturists met at the home of Herman Theden.

A boy on roller skates frightened a team driven by H. H. Manlove, causing the team to bolt and run away. No one was injured.

Heavy rains hampered work at the cement plant, however, the plant was soon back in operation and producing 1,295 pounds of clinker daily.

It was announced railroad fare to Lake Forest would be reduced to 5 cents each way throughout the summer.


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