Archive for Thursday, March 3, 2011

Remember When

March 3, 2011

10 Years Ago (March 1, 2001)

The Basehor Chamber of Commerce named Sunflower Embroidery as its business of the month. The business was owned by Rita Hurt

Edwardsville voters nominated incumbent Luther Pickell and Garrett Mellott for mayor in the primary election.

Rachel Nelson, Bonner Springs High School senior, received a scholarship to attend Greenville College.

Jimmy Vogel, Bonner Springs, won the 5A 130-pound wrestling title.

25 Years Ago (February 27, 1986)

Dr. Stan Hudson resigned as principal at Southwest School to accept a position as superintendent of schools at Tribune.

The Edwardsville City Council voted to purchase a portion of the shopping center with plans to convert it for use as city hall.

Bill Dahl was elected president of Bonner Springs Industrial Development, Inc.

The Basehor Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Gerald’s Video. Susan Guy was Chamber president.

50 Years Ago (March 2, 1961)

Greeley Gas Co. announced it planned to spend $43,000 improving services in the Kaw Valley District. There were 2,693 metered customers in the district.

Bonner Springs defeated Gardner, 60-42, in the regional tournament. In the semi-final win over Eudora, Herman McConico suffered a cut above the eye requiring seven stitches. Despite the injury, he had 14 rebounds against Gardner.

The Commercial State Bank moved into its new building at 309 Oak. C. S. Kreider was president of the bank.

St. John’s defeated Basehor to win the Linwood Grade School Tournament.

100 Years Ago (March 2, 1911)

Winfield Freeman, a Kansas City, Kan., attorney representing J. M. McDanield, met with the Bonner City council to discuss problems

S. F. Davidson was appointed to the city council, replacing J. C. Kerby, who resigned.

Jesse Wood, Basehor, was moving to the Glenwood area.


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