10 Years Ago (Aug. 31, 2000)
Betty Rehm was awarded the Marion Vaughn Community Service Award during the annual Tiblow Days celebration. The Bonner Springs Senior Citizens float received the Mayor’s Trophy.
Returning letterwinners for the Basehor-Linwood girls’ cross country team were Kindle Rose, Jessica Robinett, Jessica Kelley and Wendy Percifield.
Winners of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Jaycees Little Mr. Tiblow contest were Jordan Salb, who took first place, Arthur Eickhoff, who took second, and C.J. Sawyers, who came in third. Little Miss Tiblow winners were Morgan Burns, in first place, Mallory Borgan, in second, and Jocelyn Jamieson, in third.
25 Years Ago (Sept. 5, 1985)
Ralph Creger, director, announced plans for a major food drive by the C and D Center in Bonner Springs.
Work was underway for a new bandstand to be located in a parking lot at Second and Elm streets in Bonner Springs.
Sister Lawrence, principal, said there were 107 students enrolled at Sacred Heart School.
Jack Morris was head football coach at Linwood High School. The Bulldogs were members of the Twin Trails Conference.
Father Vincent H. Kongs was the new priest at Holy Angels Parish in Basehor.
50 Years Ago (Sept. 1, 1960)
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hughes and family moved to St. Louis, Mo., where he accepted a position with Shell Oil Co.
Lake Forest planned several special events for its 50th anniversary. General chairman for the celebration was D. MacEchan.
Season tickets for Kansas University football games were $20 each.
Bonner Springs city recreation conducted youth baseball tournaments to conclude the season. Jim Finley was chairman of the recreation commission.
100 Years Ago (Sept. 1, 1910)
Bonner Springs public schools opened on Monday, Sept. 5. Students had a day off the following Friday for the Bonner Springs Fall Festival.
Sen. Charles Curtis was the featured speaker at the Fall Festival. Among the other activities was a hot air balloon launch, games and contests. E.L. Olson was chairman of the event.
Herman Theden surprised the Chieftain staff when he brought in a bunch of strawberry vines loaded with berries.