Archive for Thursday, July 14, 2011

Remember When

July 14, 2011

10 Years Ago (June 12, 2001)

The USD 204 (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville) Board of Education voted not to implement a plan requiring middle school students to wear uniforms.

Doris Dowding, retired Bonner Springs teacher, was nominated to the National Teacher’s Hall of Fame.

Jennifer Srubas-Willis was named assistant city clerk at Basehor.

Jennifer Pooler and Claudia Mills won the prizes given in a drawing at the Bonner Springs City Band concert.

25 Years Ago (July 10, 1986)

Elaine Jordan was elected president of the USD 204 Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education. Gail Shepherd was the new vice president.

Jim Kibby was elected chairman of the board of trustees of Kansas City Kansas Community College.

Keith Roberts’ Buick, Pontiac, AMC-Jeep and Renault dealership was sold to George Ballas, Toledo, Ohio. The Roberts family owned Ed Roberts Chevrolet in Bonner Springs.

The City of Basehor presented long-term service awards to Leola Oroke, Jane Scherer, Mary Ann Landauer and Jim Novak.

50 Years Ago (July 13, 1961)

Capt. Donald Craven received orders to report for duty in North Africa. His wife and children would live in Bonner Springs until he completed his tour.

Remodeling was complete at Watson’s Drug Store. A. F. Watson, owner, said several new merchandise lines would be added.

Mr. and Mrs. George Carson purchased the Krispy Café from Jay Jones and D. E. Williams.

Plans were announced for an election to determine whether the Glenwood School would join the Basehor School District.

Roy Simpson was hired as a custodian at Bonner Springs Rural High School.

100 Years Ago (July 13, 1911)

Second Congressional Republican editors were scheduled to meet at McDanield Park In Bonner Springs. About 50 editors were expected to attend.

The Bonner Springs Light Plant was sold to W. S. Barnes. W. H. Fredrickson was continuing as manager.

The Bonner Springs City Council approved a 9 p.m. curfew for children. The curfew was announced by the ringing of a bell.

The Strucker brothers of Basehor shipped a carload of hogs to Kansas City.

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