Archive for Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Remember When for Sept. 6, 2012

September 5, 2012

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

10 Years Ago: Sept. 5, 2002

Muriel Jared was the winner of the Marion Vaughn Community Service award given during the Tiblow Days celebration.

The Unified Government commissioners agreed to place a question concerning Sunday liquor sales on the November election ballot.

The Basehor Linwood School District announced plans to conduct a drug and alcohol abuse seminar for students and parents.

The City of Bonner Springs received a grant to revitalize downtown Bonner Springs.

25 Years Ago: Sept. 3, 1987

Jesse White was the winner of the Marion Vaughn Community Service Award given during Tiblow Days. The Bonner Beautiful Commission won the mayor’s trophy for having the best float in the parade.

Wall-Ties & Forms, Inc., announced plans to build a 20,000 square foot facility in the Bonner Springs Industrial Park,

Linda McCall was named manager of the Coldwell Banker Real Estate office in Bonner Springs.

Brenda Smith was named editor of “The Basehor Sentinel.”

50 Years Ago: Sept. 7, 1962

Floyd Merritt was the new minister of the Church of Christ being built in Bonner Springs. The facility is scheduled for completion in October.

The Home Insurance Agency, operated by Glen Barb, was moving to a new location at 128-1/2 Oak Street.

Bonner Springs High School enrollment was 507, a decrease from the previous year.

The Basehor Baptist Church BYF held a retreat at the Wyandotte County Lake.

100 Years Ago: Sept. 5, 1912

Bonner Springs High School opened with a record enrollment and more students were expected later in the month. Prof. Rice again headed the school and the board agreed to sponsor football as well as boys and girls basketball teams.

Garrett hit a home run to lead the Bonner Springs Grays to a 10-6 win over the Kansas City Yomans.

Mr. Warner, a graduate of the Temple Conservatory of Music, was the featured soloist in a special concert sponsored by the First Christian Church.

The Bonner Springs Electric Light Co. announced it would provide service all night. Previously service was available only 18 hours per day.


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