10 Years Ago (Jan. 11, 2001)
Quinn Evelyn Shaer, daughter of John and Jaye Shaer, was the winner of the Chieftain-Sentinel First Baby of 2001 contest.
Twenty schools were scheduled to take part in the Basehor-Linwood wrestling tournament. Joe Keeler was the BLHS athletics director.
Dr. Sumitra Rattan was the featured speaker for the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce announced plans for its annual celebration dinner.
25 Years Ago (Jan. 9, 1986)
The Bonner Springs City Council approved the transfer of the library building across from city hall to the school district. In return, the school district gave the old junior high building to the city. The city planned to use the lower floor beneath the gymnasium for an expanded library and senior citizen center.
Dr. Stan Hudson, principal at Southwest School, was the speaker at the monthly PTA meeting.
The Sacred Heart PTO announced plans to hold the annual Snow Ball at the George Meyn Center. Tickets were $6 each.
Donnie Clark and Susie Nick were Basehor High School courtwarming king and queen.
50 Years Ago (Jan. 12, 1961)
Clarence Peterson was elected president of the Kaw Valley Riders Saddle Club.
The Commercial State bank re-elected C. S. Kreider, president, and Lee Weeks, vice-president. Frank Stuchlik was retained as cashier.
Larry Cohen was averaging 21 points per game and was the leading scorer for Bonner Springs High School basketball team.
The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department was investigating reports of women going door-to-door in rural areas seeking donations for a charity that did not exist.
100 Years Ago (Jan. 12, 1911)
The cement plant announced it was re-opening and calling 200 laborers back to work. The plant named Mr. Woods to a post as the shipping manager.
Olathe High School defeated Bonner Springs, 67-7. The score was 52-4 at half time.
Farmers State Bank directors voted to retain the same officers. L. G. Frisbey was president, James Mann was vice president and J. D. Waters was cashier.
The Basehor Royal Neighbors announced plans for an open installation and oyster supper.