Archive for Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Remember When

November 16, 2011

10 Years Ago — Nov. 15, 2001

Veterans Jim Sopher, Marlin Kerby and Jim Jenkins presented programs on their experiences serving in the military.

A community Thanksgiving dinner was planned at the Bonner Springs United Methodist Church.

The Basehor Lions Club announced plans for the Christmas lighting ceremony at Basehor City Hall.

The Basehor-Linwood Bobcats’ football team finished the year with a 5-5 record. Joey Barlow was the leading rusher with 775 yards.

25 Years Ago — Nov. 20, 1986

Amy Rich, Basehor High school, was named to the All-Kaw Valley League volleyball team.

Fred Stanbrough joined the staff of the Commercial State Bank.

The Rev. Bill Rushing, Bonner Springs Church of the Nazarene, was the featured speaker at the Union Thanksgiving Service in Bonner Springs. The service was at Rehm’s Park Baptist Church.

Lisa Pickert, Bonner Springs, was named to the All-East Kansas League volleyball team. Andy Adkins was named to the All-EKL football team.

50 Years Ago — Nov. 16, 1961

John Woolf, Boy Scout Troop 41, earned the Eagle Scout award. Jerry Goble was Scoutmaster.

Gene Saunders purchased an interest in the K-32 Bowl from Ernest Ottens. Marilyn Dorton retained her ownership interest in the bowling alley.

Ed Roberts Chevrolet and Ernie Frey Ford announced special showings of new 1962 models.

Stan’s Market advertised turkeys for 29 cents per pound.

100 Years Ago— Nov. 16, 1911

Total enrollment in the Bonner Springs schools reached the 346 level in first grade through high school.

Although weather hindered attendance at the Christian Church rally, $40 was raised for the Kansas mission program.

The local Women’s Christian Temperance Union heard a program about financial problems caused by alcohol.

Diamond Dust Soap was looking for a site to build a factory in Bonner Springs.


swampdonkey 6 years, 5 months ago

There seems to be a lot of "Remeber Whens" for the Bonner area. What about Basehor or Tonganoxie? I am sure there are historical events to be posted about these communities.


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