Archive for Thursday, March 11, 2010

Remember When

March 11, 2010

10 Years Ago (March 9, 2000)

The Bonner Springs City Council appointed Edna Stewart, Don Strickland and Nadine Ash to the Senior Citizen Advisory Board.

Planning was under way for the Basehor-Linwood High School Project Graduation 2000 party.

Tara Smith was second in the Wyandotte County Spelling Bee, representing Clark Middle School. Her brother, Adam, was the Edwardsville Elementary winner.

Steve Cook was the new Bonner Springs High School baseball coach.

Daryl Anderson was the leading scorer for Bonner Springs with an average of 18.6 points per game.

25 Years Ago (March 14, 1985)

After a spirited discussion, the Edwardsville City Council tabled action on the future of the raft race event.

Rolla Lee, vice president, announced First National Bank was moving to its new building.

Kansas City Comets players Charlie Carey and Charlie Fajkus visited residents at the Bonner Springs Health Center.

Harry Tennant, Lake Forest, was elected Kiwanis District Lieutenant Governor.

Basehor graduates Traci Mayberry and Susan Mayberry were members of the Pittsburg State womens’ softball team.

The new library in Basehor opened on March 2.

50 Years Ago (March 10, 1960)

Entrants in the Miss Bonner Springs Pageant were: Sharon Worley, Patricia Jennings and Sharon Merritt.

R. E. Olds Jr. was named to the staff at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame. He was Kansas field representative for fundraising.

Stephan Marshall, Basehor High School junior, was named as a delegate to Sunflower Boys State. Janette McNamee was the Basehor delegate to Sunflower Girls State.

Burlington defeated Bonner Springs 78-76 in overtime in the Garnett regional. Coach Gorsky praised the play of sophomore Herman McConico.

Between Feb. 20 and March 10, the area received 29 inches of snow.

100 Years Ago (March 10, 1910)

The Bonner Springs Portland Cement Co. emerged from bankruptcy and produced 24,104 barrels of cement during February.

The Bonner Springs Methodist Church issued its annual report. The church spent $1,976 during the year and ended up “in the black.”

Mrs. Martin and her two children moved to a home in Basehor.

The Bonner Springs Western Union office announced it would now send night telegrams guaranteed to be delivered at the start of the next business day.

Dr. E. P. Skaggs, dentist, said he would visit Bonner Springs every 60 days to see patients.

Scaffolding broke causing injuries to two carpenters working on a house in Bonner Springs.

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