Remember When for Dec. 27, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain from this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Dec. 26, 2002
Vaughn-Trent Community Services prepared 187 food baskets for area needy families.
Heather Mahaffey and Bronson Schaake were crowned as Basehor-Linwood High School Courtwarming royalty.
The residence of Jim Mosier took first in the Bonner Springs division of the Chamber of Commerce decorating contest. Martin and Peggy Clouse were the Edwardsville winners.
The Edwardsville City Council hired Robert Stephan, former attorney general, to aid in their bid to locate an Indian casino in the city.
25 Years Ago: Dec. 24, 1987
Ed Matlock won first place in the Bonner Springs division of the Chamber of Commerce Christmas decorating contest. Jim Rhodes won the Edwardsville contest.
The Vaughn-Trent holiday project delivered 344 Christmas baskets to needy families in the area.
New appointments to the SPICE (Special Programs in Creative Education) Advisory Board were Helen Beashore, Mary Miller, Pam McWilliams, David DeTar Newbert, Linda Losier, Pam Weaver and Craig Theroff.
Charles Edmonds was the Basehor-Linwood superintendent of schools.
50 Years Ago: Dec. 28, 1962
Construction of a new office in Bonner Springs for Inter-State Federal Savings was planned. Three businesses were to be removed to make way for the new facility.
L. L. Van Petten, principal, Bonner Springs Rural High School, said it might be necessary to raise the levy by 15 mills to cover shortages in funding proposed by the legislature.
Mrs. Myron Leesler and Mrs. William Knipp served as hostesses for the monthly meeting of the Glenwood EHU.
Seven Basehor Boy Scouts received awards at a court of honor. They were Joel Crown, Loren Crown, Dennis Dannefer, Bill Keithley, Ronnie Kenton, Ward Keister Jr. and Joe Schwartz Jr.
100 Years Ago: Dec. 26, 1912
Postmaster J. L. Stark announced rules for the new parcel post service scheduled to start on Jan. 1, 1913.
The Bonner Springs Citizens’ Protective Society held its annual oyster supper. Thirteen new members were welcomed to the organization.
E. L. Walker Hardware planned a demonstration of a new cream separator. It was guaranteed to pay for itself in a year.
Basehor schools were closed for the Christmas holiday.
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