Archive for Thursday, November 18, 2010

Remember When

November 18, 2010

10 Years Ago (Nov. 16, 2000)

The Kansas Speedway announced it would host its inaugural race on June 2, 2001.

Jim Sopher, Bonner Springs High School vice principal and a retired lieutenant, was featured speaker during a Veterans Day assembly.

The Basehor Lions Club was conducting a pecan sale.

25 Years Ago (Nov. 21, 1985)

The Rev. Ollie Stuck, Rehm’s Park Baptist Church, was the featured speaker at the union Thanksgiving Services in Bonner Springs.

ShaRita Anderson, Tania Anderson, Kay Cee Mills and Belinda Platt were on the “A” honor roll at Sinai-Timmons Schools.

The Christmas Savings Club at Commercial State Bank paid 372 members $131,696.

50 Years Ago (Nov. 18, 1960)

The Nat Nast Company was looking at four sites for a factory In Bonner Springs. The firm had about 40 women employed and made bowling shirts.

For the third time in three weeks, vandals broke into Sinai School and caused considerable damage. Thieves also entered Monticello School and took about $45 in cash.

Bonner Springs High School won the East Kansas League girls’ volleyball tournament title with an undefeated record. Kathy Wintle was coach of the team.

100 Years Ago (Nov. 17, 1910)

Marshall Milstead exchanged gun fire with two men caught breaking into the B. L. Swafford Store. One man was wounded and Milstead caught the other suspect after chasing him.

The Bonner Springs High School girls basketball team defeated Edwardsville 19-5. Harriet McKinney scored 11 points for Bonner Springs.

George A. Peters, Bonner Springs Bottling Co., purchased a new dual chain drive international truck. It had a 35 horsepower engine and could haul 1,500 pounds.

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