Archive for Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Remember when: Oct. 13

October 12, 2011

10 Years Ago— Oct. 13, 2001

The Bonner Springs Friends of the Library planned the annual used book sale.

Troy McKitrick was honored as Stranger Township Fire Department “Fireman of the Year.”

Debra Barnes Miles, Miss America of 1968, was guest speaker at the Edwardsville Christian Church.

Basehor-Linwood High School homecoming king and queen candidates were Joey Barlow, Matt Dukes, Scott Allen, Jessica Kelly, Megan Laffoon and Emily Befort.

25 Years Ago— Oct. 9, 1986

Candidates for Basehor High School homecoming queen were Lonni Hoffman, Amy Rich and Krissy Laffoon.

Bonner Springs High School homecoming queen candidates were Lori Delana, Julie Laing and Mary Brady. Underclass attendants were Angie Rogers and Becky Rehm.

Champ Service Line-Standard Motor Products announced a special sale of gas cans and auto accessories to benefit the United Way drive.

The Bonner Springs United Methodist Church honored Minnie Schirmer on her 98th birthday.

50 Years Ago— Oct. 12, 1961

A charter night was planned for the new Bonner Springs Kiwanis Club. Wayne Phillips was the charter president.

Noel Brewer was elected president of the Kansas Food Dealers’ association.

Linwood High School defeated Basehor, 34-19, in a Tri-County League game.

Basehor EHU met at the home of Mrs. Opal Bates with Mrs. Fred Hein assisting. Plans were announced for a special Achievement Day with Mrs. Rosa Pouppirt.

100 Years Ago— Oct. 12, 1911

Bonner Springs City Council signed a contract for water pumping service with the Bonner Springs Electric Light Co. However, due to a petition drive the contract was placed on the ballot for public vote.

Farmers State Bank declared a dividend of 4 percent for shareholders.

Eudora defeated the Edwardsville High School basketball team in a game played in front of a large and enthusiastic crowd.

The Basehor correspondent reported a number of Halloween parties were being planned.

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