Archive for Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Remember when: Nov. 29

November 28, 2012

10 Years Ago: Nov. 27, 2002

The Edwardsville City Council was making an effort to secure a casino sponsored by the Wyandotte Indian Nation.

Aly Van Tuyl was reporter for the Basehor Hustlers 4-H Club. Ethan Douglas gave a project talk on “beef.”

Alex Jeannin and Aubrey Bittel were returning starters for the Basehor-Linwood Lady Bobcats. Other returning letter winners were Lindsay Cunningham, Tiffany Bates and Katie Burchfield.

Jason Taylor was shown in a photograph installing Christmas lights on the Bonner Springs Ambulance building.

25 Years Ago: Nov. 26, 1987

Bonner Springs High School volleyball players Melissa McGraw, Stephanie Stean and Courtney Bond were named to the all-EKL volleyball team.

Dr. Tim Rundus, USD 204 superintendent of schools, was the featured speaker at the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce meeting.

Vaughn-Trent Community Services elected new officers. They were: Dr. John Walker, chairman; Dr. Carlos Cooper, vice chairman; Muriel Jared, treasurer and Dr. Paul Burres, secretary.

Grand prize winners in the Basehor PTA Citizenship Contest were: Heather Leonard, fifth grade-essay; Erin Preslenek, fifth grade-poetry; Heather Nichols, sixth grade-essay and Carrie Long, sixth grade-poetry.

50 Years Ago: Nov. 27-30, 1962

Construction was started on a new medical facility being constructed by Dr. Mitts, Dr. May and Dr. Waggoner.

The Basehor HDU met at the home of Mrs. T. L. Pouppirt and enjoyed a covered dish dinner.

The Veterinary Medicine Publishing Co. announced it was moving its operation to Bonner Springs. Dr. Carlos M. Cooper was editor and publisher of the magazine.

The Tri-County Rod and Game Club announced plans for its annual wildlife dinner. Frank Enloe was president of the Club.

Ken Cochran was basketball coach at Bonner Springs High School.

100 Years Ago: Nov. 28, 1912

The head fireman at the cement plant was severely injured when an oil burner exploded.

The Rev. Benson of Bonner Springs was conducting revival services at Loring School.

The Bonner Springs City Council held a special Saturday night meeting to approve paving of Second Street and Allcutt Avenue.

The Gas Company moved its offices from Kuhn’s Store to Scheffer Drug Store.

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