Archive for Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Remember When for Sept. 27, 2012

September 26, 2012

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

10 Years Ago: Sept. 26, 2002

The final weekend was announced for the Bonner Springs Farmers Market. The market was held adjacent to Centennial Park.

The Edwardsville Christian Church won the mayor’s trophy for having the best float in the Autumnfest parade.

The Dairy Queen won the Bonner Beautiful award for its attractive display of flowers.

Jim and Carla Dickey won Basehor “Yard of the Month” award.

25 Years Ago: Sept. 24, 1987

Barbara Sangster was the first person to check out a book at the new Bonner Springs Library.

The United Way drive was set to get under way in the area. Dan Fraker, Edwardsville State Bank, was division chairman.

Dick Burns was chairman of a bike-a-thon to raise funds for St. Jude Hospital.

Basehor varsity cheerleaders were Dani Lee, Charla DeFries, Vicki Webb, Michelle Rozine, Jennifer Neas, Melinda Gravatt, Mary Blackburn, Julie Florence, Christy Raines and Aimee Jackson.

Basehor Drill team members were Jada Trout, Cara Breuer, Amy Saunders, Nancy Witten, Lesa Lewandowsky, Mary Rich, Brea Lingenfelser, Krista Hooker, Robin Fouts, Kelly Bartko, Greta McMorris, Suzanne Frost and Heather Libel.

50 Years Ago: Sept. 28, 1962

A Bonner Springs Jaycees Chapter was organized and was expecting to be chartered in a few weeks. Roy Davidson was temporary chairman.

Members of the Bonner Springs High School “PowWow” newspaper were shown visiting the Chieftain office. Those shown were Mike Bell, instructor; Jerry Hoskins, sports editor and Sharon Ingram, managing editor.

E. A. Cink was the Basehor high school football coach. The Bobcats were 0-1 after a 14-6 loss to Edgerton.

A dedication service was set for the new Holy Angels Catholic Church at Basehor.

100 Year Ago: Sept. 26, 1912

The Bonner Springs City Council had a special meeting to hear complaints about high property assessments.

Schaeffer Drug Store agreed to allow the public to use its restroom during the agricultural fair.

Bonner Springs announced the first football game would be against Lansing in Hart’s pasture. Admission was 25 cents for adults and 15 cents for students.

A Wyandotte County Court found Oscar Hyoort not guilty of allowing juveniles to play pool in his establishment.


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