Archive for Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Remember When for Oct. 4, 2012

October 3, 2012

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

10 Years Ago: Oct. 3, 2002

Bob Van Cleave was honored as Basehor police officer of the year.

Bonner Springs High School crowned its homecoming royalty. Stephen Babcock was crowned king and Kacey Twist and Kathy Yates were crowned queens due to a tie in voting.

The Bonner Springs Family YMCA announced it had sold 1,121 memberships which equates to 3,200 members.

Bonner Springs High School lost to Shawnee Heights, 24-21, in double-overtime. Shawn Meyers led the Braves in rushing with 79 yards.

25 Years Ago: Oct. 1, 1987

Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Mussett were named grand marshals for the Basehor High School homecoming parade. Royalty candidates were Kim Landon, Becky Culbertson and Heather Libel.

Pioneer Jr. High frosh cheerleaders were: Lesa Dolinar, Christy Dudley, Tara Charuk, Shari Mulich, Carrie Clark and Lisa Martinez.

The Bonner Springs and Edwardsville City Council were studying a plan to extend Kansas Avenue from I-435 to Highway K-7.

Plans were announced for a new store, Kelly’s Fine Clothing and Collectibles in the Northridge Centre. The business was owned Debbie Kelly Breuer.

50 Years Ago: Oct. 2-5, 1962

Eddie Gilbert was elected president of the Bonner Springs High School Student Council. Bill Milsap was vice president and Susan Chandley was treasurer.

Plans were announced to build a seminary on a 100-acre site north of Bonner Springs according to announcement by Archbishop Edward Hunkeler.

The Basehor Kiwanis Club announced plans to hold a fundraising auction at the Fairmont Township Fire Station.

Noel Brewer was president of the Kansas Food Dealers Association.

100 Years Ago: Oct. 3, 1912

The Bonner Springs Fair drew a variety of entries. Mrs. Em Page won first in embroidery centerpiece competition, and Mrs. J. W. Ward was second.

Bonner Springs lost its first football game of the year to Lansing, 41-7.

The Bonner Springs City Council passed an ordinance prohibiting pool halls in the city.

Due to increased enrollment in the Bonner Springs Grade School, Mrs. Ruth Russell was hired to teach a combined second and third grade class.

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