Remember When: September 9
10 Years Ago (Sept. 7, 2000)
Basehor Linwood High School had an enrollment of 559. Bonner Springs High School reported an enrollment of 715.
The Centennial Park committee was conducting a commemorative brick sale to finance the new walkway at the park. Judy Cox and Neal Stubbs were members of the committee.
Jim Marble was the new student resources officer for the Edwardsville Police Department.
Quentin Brown was appointed as Edwardsville City Attorney.
Bonner Springs High School unveiled its new lights at David Jaynes Stadium.
25 Years Ago (Sept. 12, 1985)
Bonner Springs Industrial Development, Inc. presented its annual awards to the Commercial State Bank, Lone Star Industries and Joe Perry, attorney.
Bonner Springs High School opened the football season against Blue Valley. The Braves were led by Rodney McConico, tailback, and Jerold “Scooter” Fletcher, fullback.
Jane Casey presented the program at the local PTA meeting. She introduced PTA officers and school officials.
Julian Espinoza won the weekly Chieftain-Sentinel grid guessing game.
Mac’s Dairy, owned by Leroy and Essie McConico, opened for business on Oak Street.
50 Years Ago (Sept. 8, 1960)
Mrs. Velma Duvall was pastor at the Assembly of God church in Bonner Springs.
The City of Bonner Springs was building a new parking lot, according to an announcement made by Mayor Del Hininger. The location was to be in the 100 block of Cedar Street.
The Orange Top Booster Club had a watermelon feed for the Bonner Springs High School football team. The club supported high school athletics and members wore orange caps.
Dr. Rex Stith was president of the Bonner Springs Business Men’s Association. The group was supporting a plan to pave Kansas Highway 7.
100 Years Ago (Sept. 8, 1910)
Judge Charles E. Thompson dismissed an assault charge against a Bonner Springs man. He was charged with hitting a woman in an altercation on Oak Street.
H. F. Miller was the local agent handling sales of land in Palm Beach County, Fla.
Enrollment in the Bonner Springs High School was 61. This was an increase from the 49 students enrolled the previous year. There were 137 students enrolled in the grade school.
A large number of Basehor residents made the trip to Bonner Springs to enjoy the Fall Festival. They reported the festival was a major success.