Remember When for Jan. 20, 2010
Happenings reported in The Chieftain this week from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago (Jan. 25, 2001)
Bonner Springs City Library announced plans for a major fund-raiser, Jazz on the Lake. The event was chaired by Susan Martin and Laura D’Anieri.
Wendy Scheidt was named as winner of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce service award and Pastor Randy Beeman received the Edwardsville award.
Brandon Lasley, Basehor-Linwood High School senior, signed a letter-of-intent to play baseball at Allen County Community College.
Tom Cooley filed as a candidate for re-election to the Unified Government Board of Commissioners.
25 Years Ago (Jan. 23, 1986)
Bruce Coleman was elected to the board of directors of Commercial State Bank.
Diane Toland announced her resignation from the USD 204 (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville) Board of Education.
Tonya Ferrell was the Bonner Springs High School candidate for queen of the Tonganoxie basketball tournament.
Paul Greer scored 16 points for Basehor High School in a 57-42 loss to Aquinas. Ted Anderson and Donnie Clark had eight points each.
50 Years Ago (Jan. 26, 1961)
Wayne Hestand was chairman of the “Miss Bonner Springs” Pageant scheduled for late April. The event was sponsored by the Bonner Springs Council of Clubs.
Roy C. Tinberg was elected president of the Bonner Springs Building and Loan Association. E. Carl Henry and Clarence Mize were re-elected to the board of directors.
Two pictures painted by Myra Kerns were donated to the Christian Church. The Rev. Robert Minshall was pastor of the church.
Jack Jackson, executive director at the Agricultural Hall of Fame, resigned.
100 Years Ago (Jan. 26, 1911)
Rev. O. C. Moomaw resigned as pastor of the Christian Church to accept a call to the Iola Christian Church.
Edwin Taylor, an Edwardsville farmer, was honored by the state for his contribution to modern farming.
A burglary was foiled in the Sinai area when the property owner returned home and chased the intruder away.
Basehor residents went to Leavenworth to complain to commissioners about lack of repair to bridges in the area.