Archive for Thursday, April 14, 2011

Remember When

April 14, 2011

10 Years Ago (April 12, 2001)

Stephanie Eickhoff and Bob Lane were sworn in as members of the Edwardsville City Council.

Thomas Cooper, Tyler Cooper, T. J. McGinnis, Nick Connor and Dustin Carson were returning lettermen for the Bonner Springs High School tennis team.

The Basehor Baptist Church announced plans for several special Easter programs, including sunrise services.

The Bonner Springs Band Commission named Tim Ney to the post of assistant director.

25 Years Ago (April 10, 1986)

Cliff Brents was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education. He replaced Diane Toland, who had resigned in the fall.

Brian Landers, Tim Toland, Ryan Hitchcock, Steve Christensen and Gary Courtney were named as Bonner Springs High School delegates to Sunflower Boys State.

The Chamber of Commerce announced plans to hold a fund-raising professional wrestling match to raise funds for the Tiblow Days celebration.

The Basehor Kiwanis Club honored Sam Kemler for 25 years of perfect attendance. Dan Harless received a pin for 22 years of perfect attendance and J. C. Klinkenberg had 14 years of perfect attendance.

50 Years Ago (May 13, 1961)

Watson Brothers Drug Store announced the soda fountain was being removed. A. F. Watson, owner, said a major interior remodel was planned.

The City of Bonner Springs announced it had reached agreement with the Nat Nast Co. to build a factory in the city.

Charles Milsap was elected as mayor of Edwardsville. He replaced Lindy Trent, who did not seek re-election.

Jeanne Papineau was a candidate in the Miss Bonner Springs Pageant.

100 Years Ago (April 13, 1911)

The dining room at the Hotel Bonner Springs was filled to capacity for a dinner honoring newly elected Mayor J. W. Longfellow.

The annual audit showed that the new Bonner Springs city administration was facing a serious deficit of $110.35, resulting in the city not paying its bills on time.

The Bonner Springs Post Office reported that it had eight letters that had not been claimed.

The Basehor baseball team opened the season with a pick-up game and the score was so one-sided the correspondent said she would be embarrassed to report the score. Later in the week, Basehor defeated the Hogue Sluggers. 19-6.

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