Archive for Thursday, February 10, 2011

Remember When

February 10, 2011

10 Years Ago (Feb. 8, 2001)

Sandy Polley was appointed vice president of the USD 204 Board of Education. The action was necessary since two board members had resigned.

Andrea Cunningham was the Bonner Springs High School candidate for queen of the Tonganoxie Invitational Basketball Tournament.

Gary Pinks and Amanda Ballard were Bonner Springs High School Courtwarming king and queen.

25 Years Ago (Feb. 6, 1986)

Kelly Murphy, a Bonner Springs police officer, was shot and killed while sitting in a patrol car writing a report. A Bonner Springs man was charged with the crime. He later committed suicide in the county jail.

The Basehor PRIDE donated the book, “Natural Kansas” to the Basehor Community Library.

Stacie Hylton took first place in the spelling bee at Southwest School.

50 Years Ago (Feb.9, 1961)

The Bonner Springs Rotary Club presented a check for $1,000 to the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.

The Boy Scout God and Country award was presented to Tommy Hauetter, John Harrison, Richard Aldridge and Maurice Chandley during services at the First Christian Church.

Connie March entered the “Miss Bonner Springs” pageant competition.

100 Years Ago (Feb. 9, 1911)

Early in the morning robbers broke into the Linwood State Bank, blew the door off the safe and stole $1,861.61. Earlier they gained entry to the railroad shed and stole tools, which they used in the bank robbery.

A total of 50 women from the area attended a conference at the First Christian Church. A banquet was held at Hotel Bonner Springs.

Mayor A. B. C. Dague announced plans to seek a second term.

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