Archive for Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Remember When for March 29, 2012

March 28, 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.

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