Remember When for Oct. 27, 2011
Events reported in The Chieftain during the fourth week of October from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago (October 25, 2001)
A banner prepared By Bonner Springs Elementary students was displayed on a wall outside New York’s 71st Precinct station. Tammy Eldridge was BSE principal.
Dennis Cox, Bonner Springs police officer, received the Wheat State Crime Prevention Award for his work with the Northwest Neighborhood Watch Group.
Winners in the Basehor-Linwood Youth Friends poster contest were: Joel Potter, Chelsea Carnoali, Amanda Cane and Tara Chumley.
Jessica Kelly and Scott Allen were crowned as Basehor-Linwood High School homecoming royalty.
25 Years Ago (October 23, 1986)
Basehor defeated Perry-Lecompton, 30-0. Scott Tripp caught a pass from Chris Franklin for a touchdown.
Members of the Bonner Beautiful Commission were: Amy Walters, Helen Frey, Babs Stilley, Carol Bond, Mindy Tierney, Norm Meier and Don Wheeler.
Cathy Ramirez was named “Community Woman of the Year” by the Bonner Springs BPW.
Don Stokesbury was chairman of an Edwardsville Kiwanis Club committee, which was working to form a Key Club at Bonner Springs High School.
50 Years Ago (October 26, 1961)
Bonner Springs High School Homecoming queen candidates were: Connie Stewart, Carolyn Barnett and Barbara Finnigin.
Construction was under way on a new 100,000 grain storage facility at Valley Feed. The business was owned by Glen Price and John Stubbs.
Joy Doran and Kathy Waters were senior members of the Basehor High School honor roll.
Bonner Springs and Osawatomie played to a 19-19 tie in a football game at Lions Park.
100 Years Ago (October 26, 1911)
A meeting was organized to discuss the possibility of building a rock road from Elm Grove to Bonner Springs.
Tonganoxie defeated the Bonner Springs High School football team, 11-0. Coach Rice said Bonner Springs would try to use its superior speed to defeat a larger Lansing team.
A total of 17 new members were added during revival services at the Christian Church.
The Edwardsville High School basketball team was having a good season. The team defeated Rosedale, 15-9, and Argentine, 37-5.
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