Archive for Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Remember When for Sept. 13, 2012

September 12, 2012

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

10 Years Ago: Sept. 13, 2002

Bonner Springs High School moved its homecoming parade to 5 p.m. in order to increase participation. Sponsor Lisa Terrell said the school hoped to make it more of a community event.

Plans were announced for the Edwardsville Autumnfest celebration, and Bingo was added to the program.

Cal Carmack, Basehor-Linwood superintendent of schools, announced plans to retire at the end of the term.

Bonner Springs defeated Lansing 35-12 in the opening football game. Aaron Weathers gained 68 yards on 10 carries to lead the offense.

25 Years Ago: Sept. 10, 1987

Total enrollment in Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School dropped to 2,097.

The Bonner Springs Public Library was moving to its new facilities to the Community Center. Volunteers were needed to assist in the move.

Three area athletes were playing college football. Bonner Springs graduate Grady Newton was playing for Kansas State and Joe Sechrist was playing at Tabor. Eric Otting, Basehor grad, was competing at Washburn.

Returning lettermen for the Basehor High School cross country team were: Jerad Cooper, Mike Ducey.

Michael Fulkerson, and Eric Jorgensen.

50 Years Ago: Sept. 11-14, 1962

Bill Sinderson was the president-elect of the Bonner Springs Kiwanis Club. Other officers were Max Thompson and Bernard Callaghan.

Gene Cox was Bonner Springs High School football coach. The Braves were scheduled to open at home against Tonganoxie.

Dr. William Miller announced plans to build a dental office and apartment complex at the corner of Allcutt and Insley Streets.

The Basehor Garden Club held its monthly meeting at the home of Mrs. Ruth Crocker.

100 Years Ago: Sept. 12, 1912

Plans were announced for the Bonner Springs Agricultural fair including a balloon assent, concerts and baseball games.

A family of four was killed when its automobile was struck by a train at a railroad crossing in Monticello Township.

Total assets of the First National Bank amounted to $173,417.48 according to a report issued by R. W. Ferguson.

The Bonner Springs City Council approved the paving of Oak Street.

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