Archive for Thursday, August 18, 2011

Remember When

August 18, 2011

10 Years Ago — Aug. 16, 2001

Travis Fouts and Jackie Horn were named outstanding senior athletes for 2000-2001 at Basehor-Linwood High School.

Cliff Lane, fire chief, was seeking volunteers for the Edwardsville Fire Department.

Pastor Dale Adams announced plans for Vacation Bible School and a revival meeting at the Bible Baptist Church in Bonner Springs.

Angry opposition erupted at a meeting sponsored by the Unified Government to explain a proposed tax increase.

25 Years Ago — Aug. 14, 1986

Pat Scherzer, Wyandotte County commissioner, was shown presenting a check for $1,500 to Steve Walker, chamber president, to help with expenses of Tiblow Days.

Plans were announced for expansion of a retail shopping area at K-7 and Kansas Avenue.

Laurie Brenner, Barbara Knoche and Angela Ramirez attended a special cheerleading camp at the Kansas University.

The Basehor City Council approved a 13.61 mill levy for 1987. During the meeting Susan Guy asked about handicapped access to City Hall.

50 Years Ago — Aug. 17, 1961

Lynn Milliken and Andrea Puntenney left to study in Europe. Lynn was going to Germany and Andrea was to study in France.

Muriel Jared was one of a number of new teachers in the Bonner Springs school district.

The Jolly Jills HDU met at the home of O.M. Larsen with Mrs. Kenneth Coonfield as co-hostess.

Merle Johnson was the new language arts teacher at Basehor Elementary.

A 25-pound bag of potatoes was on sale for 89 cents at Nigro’s Super Market.

100 Years Ago — Aug. 17, 1911

“Snake” McEvers was the winning pitcher as the Bonner Springs Grays defeated the Kansas City Merchants, 11-4, avenging an earlier defeat. The Bonner Springs Blues defeated the Lightning Bugs, 11-1, with Foree doing the catching for Bonner Springs.

The court case against Dr. Gordon was dismissed. In response to the urging of friends and patients, he reopened his practice in Bonner Springs. He opened his office over the First National Bank building.

A large number of Basehor residents attended the Old Settlers Picnic at White Church.

The Bonner Springs Post Office reports it has seven unclaimed letters.

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