Archive for Thursday, October 21, 2010

Remember When for Oct. 21, 2010

October 21, 2010

Area memories from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

10 Years Ago (Oct. 18, 2000)

Archbishop Jim Keheler was a special guest at the dedication services at the new Sacred Heart School.

The Basehor United Methodist Women announced plans to hold a chili and chicken noodle soup dinner in the Education Building.

Gayle Runnels, Basehor, was District Two Kansas Kiwanis Club Lieutenant Governor.

Kim Martin, Bonner Springs library director, was the guest speaker at a New Century Club tea held at the home of Brenda Byers.

25 Years Ago (Oct. 24, 1985)

Dan Byers, Chamber of Commerce president and Dorothy Hoffine, committee chairman, were shown in a photo of new Christmas decorations for the city.

The Basehor Hustlers 4-H Club was sponsoring a Halloween haunted house at Eugene Theno’s farm.

A dedication ceremony was held for the new Bonner Springs Water Treatment Plant. Mayor Reece Kuhn christened the facility with a bottle of “non-alcoholic” champagne.

The Edwardsville Recreation Commission was sponsoring “haunted hayrides” for Halloween.

50 Years Ago (Oct. 20, 1960)

A committee was formed to discuss traffic problems at the high school. Bonner Springs had only three policemen, and that limited the help available from the city.

The junior class won first place in the homecoming parade and Glenna Layman was crowned as homecoming queen.

Jimmy Packard scored the only touchdown as the Bonner Springs freshmen tied St. Joseph 7-7.

Donna Mae Green and Barbara Wilson represented Linwood High School at the state Kayettes conference.

100 Years Ago (Oct. 20, 1910)

The Second District Republican Editorial Association voted to meet in Bonner Springs. Imri Zumwalt, Chieftain editor, was president of the Association.

A total of 27 Bonner Springs residents rode the new trolley line to Zarah. The line extended from Zarah to Kansas City, Kan.

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