Remember When for Jan. 26, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain for Bonner Springs and Basehor the fourth week of January 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago — Jan. 24, 2002
The Basehor and Glenwood Ridge Cub Scouts organized the annual pinewood derby. Glen Maughmer was the Cub Master.
Ted and Dora Stolfus were named Bonner Springs Community Persons of the Year by the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce. The Edwardsville winners were Nate and Tammy Burgoon.
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., announced cuts in funding to the Senior Center and Tiblow Transit service in Bonner Springs.
Jeff Harrington was installed as president of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce.
25 Years Ago — Jan. 22, 1987
Dede Sue Cline, daughter of James and Patty Cline, won the Chieftain-Sentinel First Baby of the Year contest.
Connie and DeeDee Harrington announced plans to open a new floral shop in Bonner Springs.
Don Craven, Ed Roberts Jr. and John Waggoner filed as candidates for the USD 204 Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education.
Gale Reeves filed as a candidate for the USD 492 Basehor-Linwood Board of Education.
50 Years Ago — Jan. 25, 1962
The Bonner Springs Federal Credit Union reported assets of $500,000, according to S. E. Mackey, treasurer. There were 1,500 credit union members.
Bonner Springs Elementary School administrators and Mrs. Margaret Bosanko, PTA president, met with officials from the state board of education in Topeka.
Glen Barb was re-elected to the board of directors of the Bonner Springs Building and Loan Association.
A new coin-operated laundromat was scheduled to open in Basehor. The business was being opened by the Brewer brothers.
100 Years Ago — Jan. 25, 1912
A Bonner Springs woman filed charges of wife beating against her husband. He knocked her unconscious and then left town.
L. G. Frisbie was president of the Farmers State Bank. James Mann was vice president and J. D. Waters was treasurer. C. L. David was president of the First National Bank. Charles King was vice president and Roy Stotts was treasurer.
Miss Cora Amend was a new teacher in the Basehor schools.
Edwardsville was facing serious problems caused by chicken thieves. Residents were urged to report suspicious persons hanging out near the chicken coops.