Archive for Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Remember When for Nov. 8, 2012

November 7, 2012

Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

10 Years Ago: Nov. 14, 2002

Ryan Eberth, Basehor, showed the Division I Junior Calf reserve champion at the American Royal Livestock Show.

Bonner Springs defeated Turner, 17-7, to win the first round of the state play-offs. The Bravettes lost in pool play at the state volleyball tournament.

The Basehor Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Sonic Drive-In.

Bonner Springs’ Police Chief John Haley announced a new volunteer program entitled VIPS (Volunteers In Police Service.)

25 Years Ago: Nov. 12, 1987

Pat Scherzer, county commissioner, announced that Bonner Springs and Edwardsville were not included in a plan to combine emergency services in Wyandotte County.

Tonya Ferrell, Bonner Springs, was elected secretary of the Association of Evangel Students at Evangel College.

The Bonner Springs Optimist Club held its “Youth Appreciation Day.” Don Bell, principal at Southwest School, was chairman of the event.

Amey Parrish was recognized as the “Outstanding Instructor” by the Basehor-Linwood Community Education.

50 Years Ago: Nov. 13-16, 1962

Mrs. Kelly Clark was president of the Bonner Springs High School PSTA.

The Edwardsville Elementary School Mothers’ Club held a successful carnival and raised more than $700.

Construction was scheduled to start soon on the new county museum in the Wyandotte County Park.

Turkeys were on sale at Nigro’s Market for 33 cents per pound.

100 Years Ago: Nov. 14, 1912

Prof. Rathburn and the English class started publishing a newspaper for Edwardsville.

The WCTU met with Mrs. C. S Everett. Louisa Jackson presented the program.

Mable Walker, Mary Cleavenger, Hattie Clevenger, Nan Armstrong and Louise Stickel, Linwood teachers, attended the state teachers’ meeting in Topeka.

Several residents complained that an excessive amount of gravel was being used to pave Oak Street.

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