Remember When for March 29, 2012
Events reported in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago — March 28, 2002
The Edwardsville City Council approved plans for the Quill-Staples Office Supply Co. to establish a warehouse in Edwardsville.
Dr. Julie Nitschke opened a chiropractic medicine office in Bonner Springs.
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Education Foundation announced plans to hold a gala and fund-raising silent auction in April.
Lee Sigley was the Basehor-Linwood High School girls’ soccer coach.
25 Years Ago — April 2, 1987
Edwardsville residents were voting on a $1 million bond issue to build a new fire station and purchase two trucks.
Diane Darnell, Bonner Springs High School, was selected to attend the Hugh O’Brien Leadership camp.
Jeff Carson, Bonner Springs, was elected vice-president of the Student Government Association at Pittsburg State College.
Returning track letter winners at Basehor High School were: Kelli King, Sharon Kornhaus, Amy Rich, Angela Michalls, girls; Tommy Carr, Todd Johnson, Steve Tripp and Mike Ducey, boys.
50 Years Ago — March 29, 1962
Candidates for Bonner Springs City Council were: Homer Griffith, the Rev. William McDonald, Don Coffman, Wayne Hestand, Bill Rehm and Bruce Wasson.
R. B. (Dick) Mischke purchased the Bonner Springs IGA store.
A new 15-home subdivision at Blue Grass Ridge along Highway K-32 was planned by Dr. Ernest Mitts and Dr. W. A. Andrews.
Mark Daniels, Basehor High School, received a 1 rating for his trumpet solo at the district music festival.
100 Years Ago — March 28, 1912
A late winter storm on Saturday dumped 24 inches of snow on the area. Church attendance was very low.
An explosion at the Peters Bottling Works caused $40 in damage.
John McDanield, president, announced a stockholders meeting for the Kansas City and Bonner Springs Railroad Co.
J. W. Bradley was a Republican candidate for the U. S. House of Representatives from the Second District.