10 Years Ago — June 14, 2001
Edwardsville Mayor Luther Pickell and Bonner Springs Mayor Steve Breneman signed joint proclamations setting business appreciation week in the communities.
Bruce Carpenter was named head basketball coach at Basehor-Linwood High School replacing Dan Miller.
Dan Burns was appointed head wrestling coach at Bonner Springs High succeeding Randy Lowe.
The Rev. Ray Bailey was guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Bonner Springs Rotary Club.
25 Years Ago — June 18, 1986
Charles Edmonds was reappointed as principal at Basehor High School and Middle School. Richard Haynes was named vice principal.
Rep. Al Ramirez was unopposed in his bid for re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives.
Marlin Kerby was the new chairman of the United Way drive for Bonner Springs and Edwardsville.
Shawn Hall, Bonner Springs, was named to the All-EKL baseball team. He batted .411 for the Braves.
50 Years Ago — June 15, 1961
Olaf Kayser, plant superintendent, announced that the Lone Star plant, had gone 3,915 days without a lost-time accident.
Bonner Springs Police Officers Clarence Peterson and Walter Langford arrested two men who had escaped from the Lansing Penitentiary. They found them in Broczek’s Tavern.
Mike Woolf, Bonner Springs recreation director, announced plans for a weightlifting program for youth.
Mary Alice Hauetter entered the Parsons School of Design in New York City.
100 Years Ago — June 15, 1911
Marshall Milstead surprised a would-be burglar trying to enter the basement of the L.S. Hart store. The burglar escaped after a foot chase. Several shots were exchanged but no one was hit.
J. D. Waters, cashier, reported that total assets of the Farmers State Bank amounted to $124,480.
Thanks to late rains the Basehor area had a bountiful wheat harvest.
Emmet Johnson had a lawn party for a large number of young people. The evening was spent playing games and enjoying refreshments.